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 Education / Training   Show all

  • Child Restraint Selection and Installation Course

    28 days ago
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    Roads and Maritime Services and Kempsey Shire Council are running a FREE child restraint selection and installation course. On successful completion of the course attendees will be awarded a Nationally Accredited Statement of Attainment.

    COURSE INFORMATION
    When: Wednesday 6 March 2019, 9:30am - 4:30pm
    Where: Kempsey Pensioner Hall, Cnr Clyde and Stuart Street, Kempsey

    Who should do the training?
    People who are involved in transporting children, such as:
    • Not for profit organisations
    • Community Transport Officers
    • Child Care Workers
    • Medical Centre Staff
    • Government Organisations

    Course Overview
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    Roads and Maritime Services and Kempsey Shire Council are running a FREE child restraint selection and installation course. On successful completion of the course attendees will be awarded a Nationally Accredited Statement of Attainment.

    COURSE INFORMATION
    When: Wednesday 6 March 2019, 9:30am - 4:30pm
    Where: Kempsey Pensioner Hall, Cnr Clyde and Stuart Street, Kempsey

    Who should do the training?
    People who are involved in transporting children, such as:
    • Not for profit organisations
    • Community Transport Officers
    • Child Care Workers
    • Medical Centre Staff
    • Government Organisations

    Course Overview

    This course is intended to provide participants with a range of knowledge and skills to perform the following functions associated with the selection and installation of child restraints:
    • Understand and apply the relevant legislation with respect to the selection of child restraints
    • Select an appropriate child restraint for a child of any height and weight based on the above
    • Correctly fit the selected child restraint to a vehicle that is supplied with factory fitted child restraint anchorage points and anchor fittings (attendants will be provided with a set of bound course notes)
    • Presentation/slides with theory assessment, practical demonstration and practical assessment
    • Your clients will be assured that their children are properly and safely secured in their child restraint

    Post Course Requirement
    • Once installers have been trained, to test their abilities they will be required to conduct a child restraint safety session for their organisation/general public
    • They will also be included in a promotional campaign to promote greater community awareness and ensure that correctly fitted child restraints save lives

    To register your interest, please contact Stephen Neale, Community Engagement/Road Safety Officer at Kempsey Shire Council on 0439 408 125 or stephen.neale@kempsey.nsw.gov.au

  • Dr Tracy Westerman's Workshops

    30 days ago
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    ANNOUNCING!

    Dr Tracy Westerman's Workshops for 2019. All workshops are filling fast!
    Arguably the most in-demand trainer in Australia!

    Aboriginal Mental Health Assessment & Suicide Prevention in Aboriginal Communities Workshop
    Cultural Competency for Supervisors of Aboriginal People - first time offered in TWO years!

    Workshops are delivered by Dr Tracy Westerman, WA’s 2018 Australian of the Year, Finalist in the Australian of the Year (2018); Inducted into the Women's Hall of Fame (2018); recipient of the Curtin University Lifetime Achievement Award (2018). Dr Westerman has been recognised for her extraordinary contribution to reducing the burden of mental ill health and...


    ANNOUNCING!

    Dr Tracy Westerman's Workshops for 2019. All workshops are filling fast!
    Arguably the most in-demand trainer in Australia!

    Aboriginal Mental Health Assessment & Suicide Prevention in Aboriginal Communities Workshop
    Cultural Competency for Supervisors of Aboriginal People - first time offered in TWO years!

    Workshops are delivered by Dr Tracy Westerman, WA’s 2018 Australian of the Year, Finalist in the Australian of the Year (2018); Inducted into the Women's Hall of Fame (2018); recipient of the Curtin University Lifetime Achievement Award (2018). Dr Westerman has been recognised for her extraordinary contribution to reducing the burden of mental ill health and suicide in Aboriginal communities both nationally and internationally. She has personally trained over 25,000+ individuals across Australia arguably making her the most in demand trainer in Australia.

    For more info or to register CLICK HERE
  • National Youth Homelessness Conference 2019

    about 1 month ago
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    Tickets are now available for the 2019 National Youth Homelessness Conference - March 18-19.

    One in four Australians experiencing homelessness are children and young people aged 12-24, and this is widely acknowledged as an underestimate. Despite government initiatives to reduce homelessness, the number of people experiencing homelessness, particularly young people, has increased disproportionately to population growth in the last 10 years. Current systems are not working and they are failing vulnerable, young Australians.

    This conference will look at what has or hasn’t happened to address youth homelessness in the past 10 years, what we have learnt works, what reforms are...

    Tickets are now available for the 2019 National Youth Homelessness Conference - March 18-19.

    One in four Australians experiencing homelessness are children and young people aged 12-24, and this is widely acknowledged as an underestimate. Despite government initiatives to reduce homelessness, the number of people experiencing homelessness, particularly young people, has increased disproportionately to population growth in the last 10 years. Current systems are not working and they are failing vulnerable, young Australians.

    This conference will look at what has or hasn’t happened to address youth homelessness in the past 10 years, what we have learnt works, what reforms are required and the development of an agenda that we can advocate to Governments.


  • Enrol Now for HIPPY 2019!

    4 months ago
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    Do you have achild starting Kindergarten in 2020?

    Do you live in the Kempsey area?

    HIPPY is a free program you can do with your child in the comfort of your own home to help get them ready for Kindergarten!

    HIPPY provides parnets/carers everything needed for games and activities to help your child learn through play.

    For more information, contact Karissa Black on 02 6562 3705 or mobile 0428 560 936 or email karissablack@samaritans.org.au

    Do you have achild starting Kindergarten in 2020?

    Do you live in the Kempsey area?

    HIPPY is a free program you can do with your child in the comfort of your own home to help get them ready for Kindergarten!

    HIPPY provides parnets/carers everything needed for games and activities to help your child learn through play.

    For more information, contact Karissa Black on 02 6562 3705 or mobile 0428 560 936 or email karissablack@samaritans.org.au

  • ETC - Transition to Work

    5 months ago
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    Transition to Work (TtW) is designed to help you and support you in achieving your employment or education goals.

    If you are 15 to 21 years old and are not sure where you are heading, or need help getting some skills and finding a job, TtW is for you! The program is tailored to your individual needs and features a range of workshops for you to choose from.

    If you would like more information please contact Renee on 0408 257 319 or Renae on 0447 112 079.

    Transition to Work (TtW) is designed to help you and support you in achieving your employment or education goals.

    If you are 15 to 21 years old and are not sure where you are heading, or need help getting some skills and finding a job, TtW is for you! The program is tailored to your individual needs and features a range of workshops for you to choose from.

    If you would like more information please contact Renee on 0408 257 319 or Renae on 0447 112 079.