• High Tea with Friends - NEWCASTLE

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    High Tea with Friends - NEWCASTLE

    'Supporting victims of domestic violence to rebuild their lives with dignity and hope'

    SATURDAY, MAY 22, 2021 AT 2PM-5PM
    NEX - Newcastle Exhibition & Convention Centre

    https://www.facebook.com/events/189984289197441

  • Register Now for the National Innovation Games Day

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    Register Now for the National Innovation Games Day
    Wednesday 5th May 2021

    The City of Newcastle is hosting a National Innovation Games event focused on developing innovative solutions to improve disability inclusion in Newcastle - Called ‘Inclusion 365: Navigating Physical and Digital Worlds’. Tech heads and others will work collaboratively to consider how to improve inclusion in this digital world.

    Individuals register to work within a team over the course of the day with a Facilitator, using Paddl’s simple innovation process to come up with solutions.

    Registrations for individuals, businesses and organisations are now open. People with lived experience of disability strongly encouraged to register.

  • Free Community Sector Trauma Care Training

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    City of Newcastle is offering some excellent free training in the area of Trauma Informed Practice. for community service providers delivering services in the Newcastle Local Government Area.

    This training will be delivered by Blue Knot Foundation.

    The Foundations for Building Trauma Awareness on 6 May is now full, waiting list available for any late vacancies.

    Advanced Course Vacancies

    The Three Phased Approach -Safety and Stabilisation Trauma Training for people engaged in therapeutic work still has some spaces available!

    Friday 28 May 2021

    9am-4:30pm

    Newcastle Museum, Workshop Way, Newcastle.

    Interested? Email: communityadmin@ncc.nsw.gov.au for booking details.

  • COVID-19 Showcase - Sharing Success and Supporting Recovery Event

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    Expression of Interest to participate

    The PHN is inviting expressions of interest from primary care providers to participate in our COVID-19 showcase on May 26 and 27, 2021.

    Our aim is to bring providers together to learn from each other by sharing the challenges, triumphs, and new ways of working that have allowed us to continue to deliver high quality primary health care to our communities during the pandemic.

    For providers generous enough to share their experiences we are offering free one to one coaching session with a communication and engagement specialist who will help craft your story, sharpen your presentation skills, and make you feel at ease presenting your story.

    We are seeking EOIs for the following the three following areas:

    Option 1. Presentation with Q&A

    You will have 10 minutes to present your story or innovation, with 5 minutes of Q&A from the audience.

    Option 2. Innovation spotlight

    You will have 10 minutes to ‘pitch’ your innovation. Tell us your idea or new way of working and why we should adopt it. A short, sharp 10 minutes for the spotlight to be on you and your team.

    Option 3. Keynote speaker and panelist

    We are looking for keynote speakers and panelists to take part in more official proceedings as part of our showcase, alongside our PHN board members and key stakeholders.

    There are no specific topics that must be covered but could include:

    • Digital health, telehealth, and technology
    • COVID-19 preparation, response, and management
    • Keeping our community safe and/or maintaining the community’s health
    • Collaboration and partnerships
    • Mental health and wellbeing
    • Aboriginal health and wellbeing
    • Resilience and Recovery.

    Submissions close 9.00am Monday 3rd May 2021.

    We will contact successful applicants once we have received all EOIs, mapped an agenda and selected the most fitting topics and presenters.

    The Showcase program and Eventbrite registration information will be communicated soon.

    If you have any questions, contact Erica Drew, Integrated Care - Central Coast Health Alliance & HealthPathways on 0408 466 480 or edrew@hneccphn.com.au.

    You can find out more here.

  • Bill Credits for Seniors Available at AGL

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    Right now, AGL is helping Seniors get more value with up to $450 in bill credits on your home energy over 24 months.

    That’s a $25 credit for gas and $25 for electricity every 3 months^, plus a one-off sign-up credit of $25 for gas and $25 for electricity when you sign up for both gas and electricity.*

    Along with bill credits, AGL are offering Seniors a dedicated phone line, no lock-in contracts, no paper bill fees or fees for paying at Australia Post.

    Sign up now online at agl.com.au/seniors or call 1300 001 517 and quote Seniors.

    To find out more, you can click here.

  • Thou-Walla Family Neighbourhood Centre: Term 2 Programs

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    Here you can find all the activities that Thou-Walla Family Neighbourhood Centre are running! You can read all about the programs they are running by clicking on this post.


  • MyGoal Supported Independent Living (SIL) Vacancy - Raymond Terrace

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    My Goal Australia have a supported independent living vacancy in Raymond Terrace. Please click on this post to see the full flyer with more information.

  • Youth Homelessness Matters Day 2021

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    Today is Youth Homelessness Matters Day!

    Did you know that 28 000 young people (aged 12-24) are homeless on any given night in Australia? For more information click here.

    What is Youth Homelessness Matters Day?

    Youth Homelessness Matters Day (YHMD) aims to raise awareness and public discussion about youth homelessness so that we can develop sustainable and innovative solutions for not only supporting the needs of homeless young people by supporting their dreams.

    Are you, or somebody you know, at risk of or are currently experiencing homelessness? You can contact the below organisations for assistance or advice in Port Stephens:


  • Indigenous Suicide Prevention Forum

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    Learn about best practices and key strategies on designing effective interventions to combat mental health issues and reduce suicide rates among Indigenous youths, join us at Clariden's Indigenous Suicide Prevention Forum virtually via Zoom on 10 - 11 Jun 2021, with pre-forum workshops on the 9 Jun 2021. You will take away insights from best practices and case studies showcased by experts and thought leaders, and learn how to collaborate with Indigenous communities to deliver integrated interventions targeted at reducing suicide rates among Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islanders.

    Indigenous Suicide Prevention Forum
    9 – 11 June 2021 | Virtual Forum (via Zoom)
    Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST)

  • Freedom Wheels Assessment Days

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    Freedom Wheels is a national service where skilled staff and volunteers work closely to create customised bicycles.

    Every Freedom Wheels bike is built to each individual's height and weight as well as physical and cognitive abilities. Our customised supports give children and adults with disability the confidence and freedom to ride a bike.

    Have you ever wanted to try a custom bike to see if you, your child or client can ride? Here is your chance!

    Our local Therapists are holding complimentary and obligation-free bike assessment every month!

    Upcoming Assessment Dates can be found here.