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


  • Southern Cross University NDIS Research Project

    21 days ago
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    You are warmly invited to take a part in an important Southern Cross University research project that aims to better understand the experiences of carers in the Coffs Harbour to Port Macquarie region.

    The purpose of the project is to inform government policy on how to better support carers and improve their employment, education and health prospects.

    The project is called: “The impact of the new disability support environment (National Disability Insurance Scheme) on regional carers”.

    Participation is voluntary and confidential. All that is required is to take part in three individual interviews over 18 months with a Southern Cross...

    You are warmly invited to take a part in an important Southern Cross University research project that aims to better understand the experiences of carers in the Coffs Harbour to Port Macquarie region.

    The purpose of the project is to inform government policy on how to better support carers and improve their employment, education and health prospects.

    The project is called: “The impact of the new disability support environment (National Disability Insurance Scheme) on regional carers”.

    Participation is voluntary and confidential. All that is required is to take part in three individual interviews over 18 months with a Southern Cross University researcher at a location of your convenience. You will receive a $50.00 grocery shopping voucher for every interview you undertake.

    If you choose to be involved in this project you will be helping to improve carer’s experiences with the NDIS.

    For further enquires and information please email Professor John Hurley at john.hurley@scu.edu.au

    Initial interviews will take place during October and November 2018.
  • 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.
  • Seven News Young Achiever Awards

    about 1 month ago
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    The Seven News Young Achiever Awards are designed to acknowledge, encourage and most importantly promote the positive achievements of all young people in NSW and the ACT up to and including 29 years of age.

    Great prizes are up for grabs! Category winners will each receive $1,000 cash, a $1,000 Bartercard account and a trophy. One of the category winners will be chosen as the NSW/ACT Young Achiever of the Year will also receive $2,000 and a trophy. Plus, every nominee will receive a dedicated media release sent to their local paper encouraging them to write a story and...

    The Seven News Young Achiever Awards are designed to acknowledge, encourage and most importantly promote the positive achievements of all young people in NSW and the ACT up to and including 29 years of age.

    Great prizes are up for grabs! Category winners will each receive $1,000 cash, a $1,000 Bartercard account and a trophy. One of the category winners will be chosen as the NSW/ACT Young Achiever of the Year will also receive $2,000 and a trophy. Plus, every nominee will receive a dedicated media release sent to their local paper encouraging them to write a story and will receive a certificate of achievement!

    The Aboriginal Education Council Aboriginal Education Award seeks to recognise Indigenous and Non Indigenous young people engaged in the education of Aboriginal people, education about Aboriginal people and culture, or education with Aboriginal people. Entry is free, and we would love you to nominate!

    Nominations close Thursday 1st November


  • Service NSW Cost of Living Campaign

    about 1 month ago
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    The NSW Government is helping ease the cost of living with more than 40 rebates and savings. Browse NSW Government rebates and savings here.

    Via the website you can use Savings Finder to identify rebates and savings relevant to your specific needs. You can also meet with a Cost of Living Specialist for a free one hour appointment to get help applying for savings. Booking an appointment will ensure you don't miss an opportunity to save.

    The NSW Government is helping ease the cost of living with more than 40 rebates and savings. Browse NSW Government rebates and savings here.

    Via the website you can use Savings Finder to identify rebates and savings relevant to your specific needs. You can also meet with a Cost of Living Specialist for a free one hour appointment to get help applying for savings. Booking an appointment will ensure you don't miss an opportunity to save.

  • Grants Available for NSW Organisations Supporting the LGBTIQ Community

    about 1 month ago
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    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.
  • Your Health Link National Photographic Competition

    about 1 month ago
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    Your Health Link National Photographic Competition and Exhibition is a program developed by the Mid North Coast Local Health District (MNCLHD) and is endorsed by the NSW Health Centre for Population Health, NSW Office of Preventive Health and the Healthy Kids Association.

    Primary and high school students are encouraged to grab their trusty camera, mobile phone or tablet and capture images that promote 'Healthy Life - Healthy You' for a chance to win a range of great prizes.

    Schools are also the big winners with $13,000 in prizes to support healthy canteen programs.

    COMPETITION CLOSES 15 OCTOBER 2018.

    Your Health Link National Photographic Competition and Exhibition is a program developed by the Mid North Coast Local Health District (MNCLHD) and is endorsed by the NSW Health Centre for Population Health, NSW Office of Preventive Health and the Healthy Kids Association.

    Primary and high school students are encouraged to grab their trusty camera, mobile phone or tablet and capture images that promote 'Healthy Life - Healthy You' for a chance to win a range of great prizes.

    Schools are also the big winners with $13,000 in prizes to support healthy canteen programs.

    COMPETITION CLOSES 15 OCTOBER 2018.

    Find out more and enter at www.yourhealthlinkphotocomp.com.au.
  • 2019 Premier’s Anzac Memorial Scholarship

    about 1 month ago
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    Schools across NSW are invited to submit an Expression of Interest to participate in the 2019 Premier’s Anzac Memorial Scholarship.

    In 2019 the Scholarship will fund the trip of a lifetime for 20 students. Visiting historic sites and significant battlefields and memorials in Germany, France and Belgium, the Scholars will learn about the causes of the First and Second World Wars, and commemorate the service and sacrifice of the Australians who fought in those conflicts.

    EOI submissions close 10am on Monday 15 October 2018. A ballot will...

    Schools across NSW are invited to submit an Expression of Interest to participate in the 2019 Premier’s Anzac Memorial Scholarship.

    In 2019 the Scholarship will fund the trip of a lifetime for 20 students. Visiting historic sites and significant battlefields and memorials in Germany, France and Belgium, the Scholars will learn about the causes of the First and Second World Wars, and commemorate the service and sacrifice of the Australians who fought in those conflicts.

    EOI submissions close 10am on Monday 15 October 2018. A ballot will be held on Wednesday 17 October 2018 to draw 20 schools. Each school drawn will be responsible for selecting a maximum of three students who are enrolled in either Year 10 or 11 in 2019. The Office for Veterans Affairs will then consider the candidates put forward by each school and complete the final selection process to choose one student per school.

    Click here to visit the Office for Veterans Affairs website for more information about the Premier’s Anzac Memorial Scholarship and the Expression of Interest.