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


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  • Grants and funding opportunities guide

    5 days ago
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    Is your community group seeking funding?

    Kempsey Shire Council have created a guide that provides links to funding sources and also a range of hints and tips for preparing and making an application.

    This information is focused on community groups and not-for-profit programs.

    Click here to download the guide.

    Is your community group seeking funding?

    Kempsey Shire Council have created a guide that provides links to funding sources and also a range of hints and tips for preparing and making an application.

    This information is focused on community groups and not-for-profit programs.

    Click here to download the guide.
  • Kempsey Community Suicide Prevention

    19 days 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
  • 1st Kempsey Scout Group

    19 days ago
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    Scouts Australia NSW provides young Aussies with fun and challenging opportunities to grow through adventure.

    With over 17,000 youth and adult members from various cultural and religious backgrounds and with varying abilities, Scouts is one of the largest and most successful youth organisations in the state.

    1st Kempsey Scout Group invites young people from all over the Macleay Valley to join the organisation. There are three divisions determined by age - 'Joeys' for 5 to 8 year olds, 'Cubs' for 9 to 11 year olds and 'Scouts' for 12 to 14 year olds.

    1st Kempsey Scoup Group is led by...

    Scouts Australia NSW provides young Aussies with fun and challenging opportunities to grow through adventure.

    With over 17,000 youth and adult members from various cultural and religious backgrounds and with varying abilities, Scouts is one of the largest and most successful youth organisations in the state.

    1st Kempsey Scout Group invites young people from all over the Macleay Valley to join the organisation. There are three divisions determined by age - 'Joeys' for 5 to 8 year olds, 'Cubs' for 9 to 11 year olds and 'Scouts' for 12 to 14 year olds.

    1st Kempsey Scoup Group is led by adult leaders and Scouts Australia NSW and offers a great range of fun indoor and outdoor activities.

    Please contact Jane Walsh on janiew2008@hotmail.com for more information about joining 1st Kempsey Scout Group.
  • NDIS Information Session

    19 days ago
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    An NDIS information afternoon will be held at Kempsey South Public School at 21 Queen Street, Kempsey from 2pm - 5pm on Tuesday 13 November to connect parents and carers of children with a disability to local NDIS providers.

    This event is open to the entire community and presents a unique opportunity for families to access information about NDIS. Currently there are 28 providers attending who can work with and support families in accessing support.

    There will be a crèche in operation on the day as well as light refreshments.

    If you would like to host a...

    An NDIS information afternoon will be held at Kempsey South Public School at 21 Queen Street, Kempsey from 2pm - 5pm on Tuesday 13 November to connect parents and carers of children with a disability to local NDIS providers.

    This event is open to the entire community and presents a unique opportunity for families to access information about NDIS. Currently there are 28 providers attending who can work with and support families in accessing support.

    There will be a crèche in operation on the day as well as light refreshments.

    If you would like to host a table at this event please RSVP by Friday 2 November 2018 to rowan.coombes@det.nsw.edu.au or phone 6656 6614.

  • Wiyi Yani U Thangani (Women's Voices) Gatherings

    21 days ago
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    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.

  • Kempsey District Hospital Aboriginal Advisory Committee Meeting

    21 days ago
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    You are invited to the next meeting of the Kempsey District Hospital Aboriginal Advisory Committee meeting on Tuesday 6 November 2018 at 10:30am in the Wutu Room at Kempsey District Hospital.

    Topics for discussion will be:

    • Endorsement of Elder
    • KDH Smoking Ceremony
    • Aboriginal Health Update
    • Aboriginal Workforce Update
    For further information, please contact Jenny Clarke on 6562 0285.

    You are invited to the next meeting of the Kempsey District Hospital Aboriginal Advisory Committee meeting on Tuesday 6 November 2018 at 10:30am in the Wutu Room at Kempsey District Hospital.

    Topics for discussion will be:

    • Endorsement of Elder
    • KDH Smoking Ceremony
    • Aboriginal Health Update
    • Aboriginal Workforce Update
    For further information, please contact Jenny Clarke on 6562 0285.