MacleayLink

Welcome to MacleayLink

MacleayLink is a community information hub created by Kempsey Shire Council to inform and connect community groups, service providers and individuals of the Macleay Valley with resources, opportunities and information that may be valuable to you, your clients or your stakeholders.

Examples of what can be shared include: grants and funding opportunities, training and workshops, community service provider network meetings, sponsorship opportunities, competitions, State and Federal community education information and awareness campaigns, awards nominations and expressions of interest.

Important Information:

  • Please share your community information through the submission tab
  • All submissions will be moderated for appropriate content (political, offensive or sensitive information will not be approved)
  • We will aim to action your submission within 2-5 business days
  • Use images to help your post stand out
  • Tagging your submission will allow it to be categorised and searched for in a meaningful way (limit tags to 4 please)
  • This is not an event space - if you have an upcoming event please submit it to the Hey Hey Macleay! community events calendar on the right hand side of this page or go to community.kempsey.nsw.gov.au
  • Kempsey Shire Council accepts no liability arising from the content on this page and does not manage the content for accuracy


Welcome to MacleayLink

MacleayLink is a community information hub created by Kempsey Shire Council to inform and connect community groups, service providers and individuals of the Macleay Valley with resources, opportunities and information that may be valuable to you, your clients or your stakeholders.

Examples of what can be shared include: grants and funding opportunities, training and workshops, community service provider network meetings, sponsorship opportunities, competitions, State and Federal community education information and awareness campaigns, awards nominations and expressions of interest.

Important Information:

  • Please share your community information through the submission tab
  • All submissions will be moderated for appropriate content (political, offensive or sensitive information will not be approved)
  • We will aim to action your submission within 2-5 business days
  • Use images to help your post stand out
  • Tagging your submission will allow it to be categorised and searched for in a meaningful way (limit tags to 4 please)
  • This is not an event space - if you have an upcoming event please submit it to the Hey Hey Macleay! community events calendar on the right hand side of this page or go to community.kempsey.nsw.gov.au
  • Kempsey Shire Council accepts no liability arising from the content on this page and does not manage the content for accuracy


  • Aboriginal Women's Wellbeing Program

    7 days ago
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    Mid North Coast Local Health District invites young Aboriginal women aged 13-20yrs to attend an Aboriginal Women's Wellbeing Program.

    The program will run from 24th May to 28th June 2019 with sessions held every Friday at Kempsey District Hospital from 12:30pm - 2:30pm in the Wutu Room.

    The program will cover a range of topics such as:

    • Self-care, self-esteem and empowerment
    • Therapy through creative dance and arts
    • Connection to Country through language and history of our local area
    • Making new friends and connections
    • How to find out more about health/medical, wellbeing and support services available in your area

    Mid North Coast Local Health District invites young Aboriginal women aged 13-20yrs to attend an Aboriginal Women's Wellbeing Program.

    The program will run from 24th May to 28th June 2019 with sessions held every Friday at Kempsey District Hospital from 12:30pm - 2:30pm in the Wutu Room.

    The program will cover a range of topics such as:

    • Self-care, self-esteem and empowerment
    • Therapy through creative dance and arts
    • Connection to Country through language and history of our local area
    • Making new friends and connections
    • How to find out more about health/medical, wellbeing and support services available in your area

    Kids and babies are welcome, afternoon tea will be provided and participants who attend all six weeks will receive a free t-shirt!

    To register, please contact Tianna Bailey on 0407 652 735.
  • Financial Wellbeing Service

    7 days ago
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    The Financial Wellbeing Service assists people in financial crisis to manage their immediate situation in a way that allows them to maintain their dignity whilst improving their financial capability. The service operates in Clarence Valley, Coffs Harbour, Bellingen, Nambucca, Kempsey, Port Macquarie, Taree and Great Lakes.

    Who They Assist
    This confidential and free service is available to people who are in financial hardship and either unable to pay their bills or at immediate risk of not being able to pay their bills.

    Eligibility Criteria
    Individuals and families who are in financial crisis and residing...

    The Financial Wellbeing Service assists people in financial crisis to manage their immediate situation in a way that allows them to maintain their dignity whilst improving their financial capability. The service operates in Clarence Valley, Coffs Harbour, Bellingen, Nambucca, Kempsey, Port Macquarie, Taree and Great Lakes.

    Who They Assist
    This confidential and free service is available to people who are in financial hardship and either unable to pay their bills or at immediate risk of not being able to pay their bills.

    Eligibility Criteria
    Individuals and families who are in financial crisis and residing in one of the above listed locations are eligible for this service.

    How Do They Help
    The service may assist with:
    • Short term financial or material aid such as the provision of vouchers
    • Budgeting and access to other financial tools
    • Linking to other appropriate services and supports

    For more information, visit the Financial Wellbeing Service website, phone (02) 6651 1788 or email financialwellbeing@midcc.org.au.

  • Healthy Communities Mid North Coast Innovation Fund

    11 days ago
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    Mid North Coast Health's Innovation Fund supports preventive health projects that help people maintain health and wellbeing through healthy lifestyle initiatives.

    Applications for Round Two of the Innovation Fund are now open. If you run a community project that focuses on health and active living, visit www.healthycommunitiesmnc.com.au/innovation-funds to check your eligibility and make an application today!

    Applications close Friday 14 June 2019



    Mid North Coast Health's Innovation Fund supports preventive health projects that help people maintain health and wellbeing through healthy lifestyle initiatives.

    Applications for Round Two of the Innovation Fund are now open. If you run a community project that focuses on health and active living, visit www.healthycommunitiesmnc.com.au/innovation-funds to check your eligibility and make an application today!

    Applications close Friday 14 June 2019



  • 2019 Alcohol and Other Drugs Excellence and Innovation Awards

    12 days ago
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    The National Alcohol and Other Drugs Excellence and Innovation Awards encourage, recognise and celebrate the achievements of the incredible people and organisations that do exceptional work to prevent and reduce the harm and impact of alcohol and other drugs in Australia.

    There is terrific work and important innovative practices happening in the alcohol and other drugs (AOD) sector that benefit the entire community and we want these to be shared and celebrated.

    These prestigious awards were established in 2004 and this year they are auspiced by the Alcohol and Drug Foundation.

    The Awards are open to all people and organisations...

    The National Alcohol and Other Drugs Excellence and Innovation Awards encourage, recognise and celebrate the achievements of the incredible people and organisations that do exceptional work to prevent and reduce the harm and impact of alcohol and other drugs in Australia.

    There is terrific work and important innovative practices happening in the alcohol and other drugs (AOD) sector that benefit the entire community and we want these to be shared and celebrated.

    These prestigious awards were established in 2004 and this year they are auspiced by the Alcohol and Drug Foundation.

    The Awards are open to all people and organisations working across the health and wellbeing sectors in Australia. Regardless of your role within the health and wellbeing sectors, there is a category to suit you.

  • National Prevention in Practice Conference - Melbourne 24th - 25th June

    12 days ago
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    The 2019 National Prevention in Practice Conference will deliver local and international speakers sharing their expertise on strengthening capacity of community-led action on alcohol and other drugs. Explore various models of prevention and discover practical examples of successful strategies that have mobilised communities.

    Aimed at community leaders, alcohol and other drug (AOD) workers and people passionate about prevention strategies in the alcohol and drug sector, the Conference themes will include:

    • The role of sport as a protective factor against alcohol and other drugs
    • Peers and their role in protecting from AOD-related harm
    • Prevention in a range of complex settings such...

    The 2019 National Prevention in Practice Conference will deliver local and international speakers sharing their expertise on strengthening capacity of community-led action on alcohol and other drugs. Explore various models of prevention and discover practical examples of successful strategies that have mobilised communities.

    Aimed at community leaders, alcohol and other drug (AOD) workers and people passionate about prevention strategies in the alcohol and drug sector, the Conference themes will include:

    • The role of sport as a protective factor against alcohol and other drugs
    • Peers and their role in protecting from AOD-related harm
    • Prevention in a range of complex settings such as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, education and culturally diverse communities.

    Visit https://adf.org.au/conference for more information.
  • 2019 NSW Volunteer of the Year Awards

    12 days ago
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    The NSW Volunteer of the Year Awards have grown to become one of the largest celebrations of volunteering across the country. The Awards are now in their 13th year and celebrate the efforts of our state’s volunteers across seven different award categories.

    More than 112,000 people from 470 organisations were recognised with awards and certificates at last year’s awards, with special messages of support received from the NSW Governor, our Prime Minister and the NSW Premier.

    Nominations are now open in the following categories:

    • Young Volunteer of the Year
    • Adult Volunteer of the Year
    • Senior...

    The NSW Volunteer of the Year Awards have grown to become one of the largest celebrations of volunteering across the country. The Awards are now in their 13th year and celebrate the efforts of our state’s volunteers across seven different award categories.

    More than 112,000 people from 470 organisations were recognised with awards and certificates at last year’s awards, with special messages of support received from the NSW Governor, our Prime Minister and the NSW Premier.

    Nominations are now open in the following categories:

    • Young Volunteer of the Year
    • Adult Volunteer of the Year
    • Senior Volunteer of the Year
    • Volunteer Team of the Year
    • Corporate Volunteer of the Year (Individual)
    • Corporate Volunteer Team of the Year
    • Excellence in Volunteer Management

    Visit www.volunteering.com.au/volunteer-awards to make a nomination today.

  • ABC Heywire Youth Innovation Grants!

    about 1 month ago
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    Youth Innovation Grants Now Open!

    Applications are now open for the FRRR ABC Heywire Youth Innovation Grants! Community organisations are invited to apply for a share in $100,000 in grants, to bring one of these seven youth-developed ideas to life. These inspiring ideas were created at this year's Heywire Regional Youth Summit and can be adapted to suit the needs of your community. Grants of up to $10,000 are available. Applications close May 14.

    Read more here... HEYWIRE YOUTH GRANTS

    Youth Innovation Grants Now Open!

    Applications are now open for the FRRR ABC Heywire Youth Innovation Grants! Community organisations are invited to apply for a share in $100,000 in grants, to bring one of these seven youth-developed ideas to life. These inspiring ideas were created at this year's Heywire Regional Youth Summit and can be adapted to suit the needs of your community. Grants of up to $10,000 are available. Applications close May 14.

    Read more here... HEYWIRE YOUTH GRANTS
  • Headspace Technology Workshop

    about 2 months ago
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    This study aims to enhance care at headspace through the use of technology, so that young people, their families and health professionals can receive the best possible service from headspace.

    If you are a young person over the age of 12, a family member of a young person or health professional who accesses headspace services, you are invited to attend a workshop to advise on the customisation of a technology solution that is usable for anyone liaising with headspace.

    WHEN: Tuesday 2 April, 4pm - 7pm
    WHERE: Key Employment, 14-18 Tozer Street,...

    This study aims to enhance care at headspace through the use of technology, so that young people, their families and health professionals can receive the best possible service from headspace.

    If you are a young person over the age of 12, a family member of a young person or health professional who accesses headspace services, you are invited to attend a workshop to advise on the customisation of a technology solution that is usable for anyone liaising with headspace.

    WHEN: Tuesday 2 April, 4pm - 7pm
    WHERE: Key Employment, 14-18 Tozer Street, West Kempsey NSW
    CONTACT: Candace Brennan - 02 8627 6933, candace.brennan@sydney.edu.au

    Participants are eligible to receive an online voucher of their choice as reimbursement for their time. Refreshments will be provided and the venue is wheelchair accessible.

  • Grants and funding Opportunities

    3 months ago

    Various opportunities for community groups to access grants and funding check out Link to FORM 1 Grants and funding and Grants and funding handout 2

    These documents also live in the Document Library

    Various opportunities for community groups to access grants and funding check out Link to FORM 1 Grants and funding and Grants and funding handout 2

    These documents also live in the Document Library

  • PCYC Community Survey

    3 months ago
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    Have your say about the future of PCYC Kempsey

    Following a $40 million investment by the NSW Government in June 2018, PCYC Kempsey is one of the 16 facilities scheduled to be newly developed or upgraded. PCYC NSW is now calling on the Kempsey community to help shape plans for the upgrade of PCYC Kempsey to ensure the facility meets the needs of the community.

    Locals can have their say through the PCYC NSW Community Consultation Survey. Feedback provided will help shape plans for the new PCYC Kempsey and will inform the services and activities which will be delivered in...

    Have your say about the future of PCYC Kempsey

    Following a $40 million investment by the NSW Government in June 2018, PCYC Kempsey is one of the 16 facilities scheduled to be newly developed or upgraded. PCYC NSW is now calling on the Kempsey community to help shape plans for the upgrade of PCYC Kempsey to ensure the facility meets the needs of the community.

    Locals can have their say through the PCYC NSW Community Consultation Survey. Feedback provided will help shape plans for the new PCYC Kempsey and will inform the services and activities which will be delivered in the new facility.

    To provide feedback on plans for PCYC Kempsey visit www.pcycnsw.org.au/communitysurvey