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Junior Bowls Holiday Activity for June/July School Holidays
Hunter Multicultural Communities welcomes Expressions of Interest from diverse individuals and groups to join our new Community Shed program.
The Draft Plan is now on exhibition for further consultation until 25 May 2021.
Bookings essential for each session through Eventbrite.All screenings will be followed by a Q&A session with the guest presenter.
April 2021 Newsletter - we have moved to Windale PCYC!
Morning tea event fundraising for the Cancer Council. The morning will include the official launch of the Lake Mac Seed Library, lots of fun activities: Tea bag toss, photo booth lucky door prize, raffles, guessing competition and more.
A dedicated ‘Response and Recovery’ team will become a permanent fixture within the NSW Government to better prepare schools in times of crisis, building on expertise picked up from recent bushfires, prolonged drought, floods and the COVID pandemic.
Pre-owned clothing; personal effects, jewellery, small electrical appliances; tools; furniture etc.
Do you have a degree in Social Work, Social Science, Community Welfare or related discipline and experience working with vulnerable children, young people and their families? Would you like a career with real development opportunities, attractive benefits and support? Sounds like you, then apply now!
Mission Australia’s Youth Survey 2021 is now open. Young people aged 15-19 across the country are encouraged to have their say.
We look forward to seeing you all on 26th May at 10:00 am at the Station – Newcastle, corner Scott St and Watt St Newcastle.
Council has organised for Jodie from The Marketing Side to deliver a practical series of online workshops tailored to the needs of your community group.
Wed 19th May 5.30pm This will be a great opportunity to network with other local businesses and find out more about the your local PCYC. Please find information attached regarding registering for this event.
How can we work together better for our community? How can we share knowledge, resources, and referrals? What are the needs of our community? Sharing information about what do.
Join the Mental Health Professionals Network to hear from Dr Yolandie Goodyear. Psychiatrist and specialist in understanding gender diversity and gender dysmorphia in young people. Wed 2 June 6-7pm
This is your opportunity to tell us how you currently use the centre, help us identify gaps in services in the Swansea-Belmont area and share with us the types of things that could be included in a future centre.
Newcastle Premiere Screening - Happy Sad Man 16th May
What would you Organisation do with up $12,000
Walking Netball is a modified game with no running or jumping designed for older players.
Join a local food hub, save money, support local farmers, reduce waste and get a sense of community
Music at the Theatre, presented by Toronto Brass & Western Lake Macquarie Concert Bands
Join your local women in business community
Copy of slideshows and contact details from Thurs 1 April Lake Mac Interagency. Thanks to our speakers, attendees and caterers!
Lake Macquarie ClubGRANTS committee will only accept online applications. Applications will open 1 April 2021 and close 31 May 2021 with no late submissions accepted.
New programs and activities available at Cardiff Seniors Citizens Centre
A Community Garden in Morisset is growing again, after 12 months of dormancy.
Meals on Wheels Charlestown - have us do the cooking for you
Reminder of Factsheets and Resources available online from Hunter Tenants Rights and Advocacy Service
TRANSform Newy resources include posters and info packs from Hunter Gender Alliance, supported by a Boost Your Place Grant with City of Newcastle. Hunter Gender Alliance work to improve the rights, health and lives of trans and gender diverse (TGD) people in the Hunter and beyond.
The summer edition of the quarterly Koori Grapevine is available for your reading.
Dates to pop in your diary - Thursday 1 April, 3 June, 7 October, 2 December
START is a 90 mins online suicide intervention training course for anyone over the age of 16
Support for Carers with the Carer Gateway
Vacancies in the Men's Program and accepting referrals
SafeTALK and START available for free in Lake Macquarie
The next edition of the COVID-19 version of our Community Connections Directory has just been finalised and sent to the printer!If your organisation requires some of these to distribute to people in need of support, please let us know
Community Depression Recovery Group
Tips to help vulnerable older people and people with disability during Coronavirus
Documents included local flyers on resources and still reporting even when social distancing.
We remember and respect the Ancestors who cared for and nurtured this Country. It is in their footsteps that we travel these lands and waters. Lake Macquarie City Council acknowledges the Awabakal people and Elders past, present and future.
Lake Macquarie City Council
126-138 Main Road,
Speers Point, NSW 2284
Box 1906, Hunter Region
Mail Centre, NSW 2310
Phone 02 4921 0333
Local number for Wyee residents 02 4357 1999
Telephone Interpreting Service 131 450 National Relay Service 133 677
ABN: 81 065 027 868