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More than 8 out of 10 are Locked Out in Lockdown

More than 8 out of 10 are Locked Out in Lockdown

The Australian Council of Social Service has found that eighty-five percent of people receiving some form of income support are locked out of receiving any extra Covid Disaster Payment, pushing people on the lowest incomes to the brink of their ability to survive....

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Some Fee-free TAFE courses available during lockdown

Some Fee-free TAFE courses available during lockdown

If you're currently in lockdown and want to upskill, you can with a fee-free* online short course, but places are limited. Courses are a mix of self-paced online or teacher-led virtual classrooms, which can pathway into a variety of full TAFE NSW qualifications....

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National Child Protection Week, September 5 – 11

National Child Protection Week, September 5 – 11

National Child Protection Week is coming up with this year’s theme being “Every child in every community needs a fair go” The 2021 theme is all about the importance of the ‘bigger picture’ in addressing child abuse and neglect. Children can thrive and be healthy when...

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Technology Support for Seniors in the Clarence Valley

Technology Support for Seniors in the Clarence Valley

Youngster.co employs young people in the Clarence valley and holds sessions at Maclean, Grafton and Yamba and Iluka libraries where young people can connect with seniors and help with Tech issues on their smart phones or laptops. During lockdown restrictions,...

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Take the Women’s Health Survey

Take the Women’s Health Survey

All women on the NSW North Coast are being encouraged to do a new women's health survey. Health North Coast says it is  important to get it to as many of you and your participants or clients as possible to ensure there is representation across different socioeconomic...

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Keeping Kids Safe and Well – Your Voices

Keeping Kids Safe and Well – Your Voices

Anne Hollonds is the National Children’s Commissioner. Her job is to speak up for all children and young people in Australia, to stand up for their rights, and to make sure that adults who make the decisions – like the government – are helping children and their...

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2022 Child and Adolescent Mental Health Conference

2022 Child and Adolescent Mental Health Conference

Event dates: 28-30 March 2022, Gold Coast, Qld or online. This conference will be hosted by the Australian and New Zealand Mental Health Association. It will will take the theme "Listen, learn and co-design: Establishing partnerships with children, young people and...

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“Shared Lives” Foster Carer Training opportunity

“Shared Lives” Foster Carer Training opportunity

CASPA is looking for people in the community who have ever thought about becoming a foster carer and would like to contribute and make a difference to a child and young person’s life. CASPA is running a FREE online training session called Shared Lives. The dates and...

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MHFA Childcare and Mental Health Symposium

MHFA Childcare and Mental Health Symposium

In line with the National Mental Health Month's theme this year on 'Mental Health: Post Pandemic Recovery Challenges and Resilience', the Mental Health Foundation Australia has planned this symposium which will focus on the mental health of the childcare workforce,...

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