In line with the NSW government rules and restrictions, we are operating under the following arrangements:* Some Council facilities have limits on the number of people who can be inside at any one time* Everyone needs to check-in using the Service NSW QR code system* You must wear a mask when inside a Council facility unless you have an exemption.
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Nominate your local hero, a person you believe deserves acknowledgement for their community efforts.
God Sent Jeremiah to a crumbling nation to warn of their impending fall a warning they did not heed.
Join us as we launch Legacy Badge Week
Learn how to design, cut and print your own Lino block and make beautiful artworks.
FULL GOSPEL CHURCH SPEERS POINT PRESENTS ARISE CONFERENCE Isaiah60:1 “Arise, shine, for your light h
A concert for all the Family and Community to take a break and be entertained
Support for people who have experienced institutional childhood sexual abuse
Joy and Empowerment Workshop - Belmont Neighbourhood Centre
RAGE - Anger Management Program For Young People
Tax Help - Belmont Neighbourhood Centre
Triple P - Positive Parenting Program - Presented by CALM ( held at Belmont Neighbourhood Centre)
Learn simple and effective self defence, focused wellbeing, mind and body harmony.
We are looking for a Support Worker for one of our clients - a local in Coal Point.
Information session on 7 July 2021 via MS Teams at 10.30-11.30amThis fast-track TAFE NSW Statement in English for Employment is offered fee-free to skilled and overseas qualified professionals to prepare them for the Australian job market.
We are an independent organisation dedicated to helping our homeless mates connect with aussies willing to share their home for short term free accommodation. Come along to our launch event!
For 20 years the IMB Bank Community Foundation has been privileged to be a part of the incredible work so many of you accomplish to create improved outcomes and better lives in our communities. Thanks to you, the future of our communities looks brighter, safer and more inclusive. Thank you for taking the time to apply for funding in 2021.
This Thursday - Please register for City of Newcastle’s first Inclusive Conversation Series ‘Unpacking Vulnerability’ – A full day hybrid (face to face or virtual) forum for our Community to share experiences, stories and co-design actions.
In preparing for our new Centre, we have identified a number of items that are surplus to our current needs and will therefore be offered as donations to local charities, volunteer/community organisations and schools in the Lake Macquarie region (not for personal use). This includes office furniture, kitchen appliances, and building/garden equipment.
EMNC seeking new board membersWe are particularly seeking a person with financial experience to act in the role of Treasurer but also welcome people with experience and knowledge of law, human resources and community services.These are voluntary positions for a minimum of 1 year and the board meets bi-monthly 6 times a year.We encourage new members under 30 years to advise our youth projects.
A brief survey of training needs for Community Service Providers regarding Tenancy Law in NSW. Hunter Tenants is planning community education for service providers in the 2nd half of 2021 and are seeking input into priorities. Please note this is for support workers and not housing providers.
8 week course facilitated by TAFE NSW based at Toronto LibraryNo fee
Advertising for a youth worker- we are hiring!
A free 8-week program for young women in high school (years 7-10) facilitated by Well Education - only 15 places availableWeekly on Thursdays, contact The Place to register.
Check out the latest newsletter from Southlakes Community Services
Lake Macquarie City Council is seeking expressions of interest interest (EOI) from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander artists and artist groups to create a series of public artworks along the soon to-be-built Fernleigh Awabakal Shared Track (FAST).
Wandakalua - welcome to the winter edition of the Koori Grapevine edition #37. Here's hoping you enjoy the read. This year there will be no Eastlakes or Westlakes public NAIDOC events unfortunately.
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.
Mission Australia’s Youth Survey 2021 is now open. Young people aged 15-19 across the country are encouraged to have their say.
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.
Walking Netball is a modified game with no running or jumping designed for older players.
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
Support for Carers with the Carer Gateway
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