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


Category Advocacy   Show all

  • Sunny by 1800RESPECT

    about 2 months ago
    Sunny social landscape

    Designed by women with disability and 1800RESPECT, Sunny is a new app that supports women with disability to understand sexual assault, domestic and family violence, know their rights and reach out for support.

    Sunny has been designed to make sure it provides the very best support while meeting accessibility compliance standards.

    The Sunny app is completely free to download and use on iPhone and Android phones. Simply visit the iOS App Store or Google Play.


    Designed by women with disability and 1800RESPECT, Sunny is a new app that supports women with disability to understand sexual assault, domestic and family violence, know their rights and reach out for support.

    Sunny has been designed to make sure it provides the very best support while meeting accessibility compliance standards.

    The Sunny app is completely free to download and use on iPhone and Android phones. Simply visit the iOS App Store or Google Play.


  • Not Our Way - Community BBQ

    about 2 months ago
    Not our way logo

    Community organisations and stallholders are invited to support the Not Our Way - Community BBQ being organised by Mid North Coast Police District and supported by Kempsey Shire Council.

    WHEN: Tuesday 18 December 2018, 5pm - 7pm
    WHERE: Kempsey Riverside Park

    There will be a free BBQ, information stalls, giveaways and more! Together we will work to promote a healthy and safe community without drugs.

    Please share with your networks and interested community members.

    For more information or to have a stall please contact Sargent Elisha Campbell on 6583 0127 or email camp1eli@police.nsw.gov.au

    Community organisations and stallholders are invited to support the Not Our Way - Community BBQ being organised by Mid North Coast Police District and supported by Kempsey Shire Council.

    WHEN: Tuesday 18 December 2018, 5pm - 7pm
    WHERE: Kempsey Riverside Park

    There will be a free BBQ, information stalls, giveaways and more! Together we will work to promote a healthy and safe community without drugs.

    Please share with your networks and interested community members.

    For more information or to have a stall please contact Sargent Elisha Campbell on 6583 0127 or email camp1eli@police.nsw.gov.au

  • Kempsey Community Suicide Prevention

    3 months ago
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    Kempsey Community Suicide Prevention is proudly supported by the Department of Health as one of four trial sites under the North Coast Primary Health Network (NCPHN) and BlackDog Institute Lifespan Trial.

    We are currently situated at Macleay Valley Workplace Learning Centre in South Kempsey, and are implementing a community based approach to Prevention, Early Intervention and Sustainable Wellbeing of our Kempsey Community.

    For more information please contact Melissa Robinson - Suicide Prevention Project Coordinator on MRobinson@mvwlc.nsw.edu.au

    Kempsey Community Suicide Prevention is proudly supported by the Department of Health as one of four trial sites under the North Coast Primary Health Network (NCPHN) and BlackDog Institute Lifespan Trial.

    We are currently situated at Macleay Valley Workplace Learning Centre in South Kempsey, and are implementing a community based approach to Prevention, Early Intervention and Sustainable Wellbeing of our Kempsey Community.

    For more information please contact Melissa Robinson - Suicide Prevention Project Coordinator on MRobinson@mvwlc.nsw.edu.au
  • Child Safe Sport Workshop

    3 months ago
    Child safe workshops event

    The Office of Sport will be conducting a Child Safe Workshop in Port Macquarie, from 6:30pm to 9:30pm on Tuesday 27 November at SLSNSW Northern Operations Centre.

    Developed using materials from the Office of the Children's Guardian, the Child Safe Sport Workshop is designed for club committees, administrators and volunteers.

    It will provide recommendations for sport as a result of findings from the Royal Commission Into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, looking specifically at:

    • Practical ways clubs can be more child safe
    • Child safety policy, procedures and recruitment
    • Creating a child safe cultureWhy listening to and...

    The Office of Sport will be conducting a Child Safe Workshop in Port Macquarie, from 6:30pm to 9:30pm on Tuesday 27 November at SLSNSW Northern Operations Centre.

    Developed using materials from the Office of the Children's Guardian, the Child Safe Sport Workshop is designed for club committees, administrators and volunteers.

    It will provide recommendations for sport as a result of findings from the Royal Commission Into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, looking specifically at:

    • Practical ways clubs can be more child safe
    • Child safety policy, procedures and recruitment
    • Creating a child safe cultureWhy listening to and involving children is important
    • The Working with Children Check
    • Links to useful resources, templates and tools

    For further information or to register your attendance, go to sportandrecreation.nsw.gov.au/event/child-safe-sport-workshop-18
  • Wiyi Yani U Thangani (Women's Voices) Gatherings

    3 months ago
    Womenandgirls artwork

    The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner, June Oscar AO, warmly invites Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and girls to come together as part of the Wiyi Yani U Thangani (Women’s Voices) project.

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and girls have many strengths and play a central role in bringing about positive social change for our families and communities.

    The Commissioner and her team are speaking with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women (18+) and girls (aged 12-17) through a series of community gatherings across the country, to hear directly...

    The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner, June Oscar AO, warmly invites Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and girls to come together as part of the Wiyi Yani U Thangani (Women’s Voices) project.

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and girls have many strengths and play a central role in bringing about positive social change for our families and communities.

    The Commissioner and her team are speaking with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women (18+) and girls (aged 12-17) through a series of community gatherings across the country, to hear directly about their needs, aspirations and ideas for change.

    CLOSED SESSION FOR GIRLS (12-17yrs)
    When: Monday 12 November 2018
    Where: Kempsey High School - 3 Broughton Street, West Kempsey NSW 2440
    Time: 1:30pm – 2:30pm
    Register: If you are interested in attending this session please call (02) 9284 9600 or email wiyiyaniuthangani@humanrights.gov.au

    SESSION FOR WOMEN (18+yrs)
    When: Tuesday 13 November 2018
    Where: Kempsey Showground - 19 Sea Street, West Kempsey NSW 2440
    Time: 10am – 2pm
    Register: Please click here to register for this session

    Refreshments: Refreshments will be provided. Please register to ensure there is sufficient catering and please call or email to let us know any dietary requirements you may have.

    Accessibility: The venue is accessible for people using wheelchairs. If you have any access or support requirements, such as an interpreter, please call or email us on (02) 9284 9600 or wiyiyaniuthangani@humanrights.gov.au

    More information: Please visit wiyiyaniuthangani.humanrights.gov.au for further information about Wiyi Yani U Thangani (Women’s Voices), including a list of our planned gatherings. If you are unable to attend this gathering, we would still like to hear from you through our submission process and our survey.

  • Grants Available for NSW Organisations Supporting the LGBTIQ Community

    3 months ago
    All4one 5 of 7

    The 2018 Aurora Group Grants Round is now open and calling for applications from organisations across NSW.

    Aurora's Small Grants are for projects up to the value of $7,500 and must begin in early 2019 and be able to wrap up by October 2019.

    This year, Aurora are also delighted to add two new Special Grants with the generous support of PWC Australia and Westpac. These new Special Grants are $5000 each year over two years (valued at $10,000 in total), targeted towards vulnerable groups in our community.

    For nearly 20 years, The Aurora Group has supported the NSW LGBTIQ...

    The 2018 Aurora Group Grants Round is now open and calling for applications from organisations across NSW.

    Aurora's Small Grants are for projects up to the value of $7,500 and must begin in early 2019 and be able to wrap up by October 2019.

    This year, Aurora are also delighted to add two new Special Grants with the generous support of PWC Australia and Westpac. These new Special Grants are $5000 each year over two years (valued at $10,000 in total), targeted towards vulnerable groups in our community.

    For nearly 20 years, The Aurora Group has supported the NSW LGBTIQ community by raising funds to disperse to worthy projects across NSW. To date, Aurora has given over $900,000 and looks forward to adding to that amount again this year.

    The 2018-19 Grants Program is open for applications until 5pm Monday 5 November 2018.

    Visit www.auroragroup.com.au/grants for more information and check out The Aurora Group on Facebook here.