Mental Health Awareness Market Day
Open to any services, young people or people with a lived experience who want to sell something they have grown or made.
CITY SQUARE revitalisation works are nearing completion and planning is now underway for a special night for the official opening ceremony, on Friday October 4, to coincide with the Coffs Harbour International Buskers and Comedy Festival.
Coffs Harbour City Council takes this opportunity to thank all traders for their patience, cooperation and proactive support and involvement during the planning and works stages of this significant Coffs City Centre Masterplan project.
Principal Contractors QMC Group and sub-contractors are this week in the process of completing the installation of flowstone surrounding the trees and installing decorative handrails between the Park Avenue carparkContinue reading
Saturday 28 September 2019
Cycling skill building, fitness and fun at Toormina Velodrome!
Come ‘n’ Try and Skill Building Cycling Day
Join us for a FREE Come ‘n’ Try Cycling Day and
Bike Safety Workshop at
Toormina Velodrome, Minorie Drive, Toormina.
9.30-11.30am Bike Safety Workshop and Skills Assessment
9.30-11.30am Beginners Skill Building or Refresher Cycling sessions
10.30-11am Morning Tea and Blender Bike demo
12.30pm Evaluation and Wrap Up
What you need to know
All cyclists must wear a correctly fitted helmet
Children under 14 years of age must be accompanied by an adult
Bikes should be in good working order
Bring a water bottle and sunscreen
Come ‘n’ Try guided by trained Coffs Cycle Club Member
Bike Safety Workshop is for adults only and limited to the first 20 registrations
Limited bikes and helmets for loan at event (FREE)
Free transport from Coffs Harbour (limited seats
To register and for further details on this event,
call or text to 0477 319 157 by 24th September
This is not an event – a public notice
If you are caring and struggling with a vunerable person with cognitive impairment, or if you are a person who identifies as a vunerable person with a cognitive impairement, you are able to seek help from the Justice Advocacy Service.
The service will begin to rollout from 1 July 2019 and will be available at all locations by 30 August 2019. More information including a full list of rollout dates and locations is available in the relevant fact sheet.
As per the Mental Health (Forensic Provisions) Act 1990 (NSW) cognitive impairment includes (without limitation) any of the following:
borderline intellectual functioning
acquired brain injury’
drug or alcohol related brain damage, including fetal alcohol spectrum disorder
autism spectrum disorder.
You can download the program fact sheets below for further information.
1300 665 908
24 hours a day 7 days a week
This is not an event. Public service notice
Justice Advocacy Service (JAS) Volunteers – are people within the community who want to give back to their community or provide help to the people around them. For others it provides an opportunity to develop new skills or build on existing experience and knowledge. Our JAS Volunteers range from retirees to university students to stay at home mums and dads. It does not matter what your skills, experience, and qualifications are we will provide a comprehensive induction, training and support program.
A JAS Volunteer supports victims, witnesses, suspects and defendants at police stations, court and legal appointments.
Support justice and walk alongside people with cognitive impairment – Apply Now
A walk to remember those lost to suicide
You can make a difference by participating in Lifeline’s Out of the
Shadows – national suicide prevention walks held to coincide with
World Suicide Prevention Day.
Join us as we walk to raise awareness, remember those lost to
suicide and unite in a commitment to prevent further deaths by
suicide and support those bereaved
See below for more details
Lifeline North Coast
Event Date & Time:
9.30am Sunday 8th September 2019
Park Beach Reserve, COFFS HARBOUR
We will be meeting at Park Beach Reserve for a family and pet
friendly event. The walk begins at 10am proceeding to the Lifeline
stall adjacent to the Sunday Harbourside Markets. Remember sun
safety and to dress for the weather. We are inclusive and this event
will be Auslan Interpreted
Contact Lifeline North Coast for more information:
6651 4093 | firstname.lastname@example.org
This year Mid North Coast Local Health District (MNCLHD) is trialling a coordinated approach for the ‘Living Well’ and ‘Harmony in Health’ Expos, to be held on consecutive days, 3 & 4 September 2019, at C.ex Coffs during Multicultural Health Week.
MNCLHD will coordinate both events, while Waratah Respite will manage finances through Sticky Tickets. We will continue to use a collaborative approach to the planning of the Expo’s with involvement from our Interagency Partners.
Generous sponsorship allows both events to be free and open to the general community from 10am to 2pm each day, no bookings are required.
Sponsorship and Exhibitor displays
Selection of sponsors for the Expos will be based on relevance to the events’ goals, and at the discretion of the organisers. The goals of the events are:
Living Well Expo – Tuesday 3 September 2019 – Provide information about supports and services that are available to promote social connections, health and wellbeing, with a focus on Ageing, Mental Health, Disability and Chronic Illness supports , plus identifying and informing ‘hidden’ carers.
Harmony in Health Expo – Wednesday 4 September 2019 – Promote inclusiveness and provide more health information plus easier access for people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, with an added focus on ‘Closing the Gap’.
Be part of life long learning.
Watch out for events during Adult Learners Week.
1 – 8 September 2019
Speaking Hour Lingo Goori Radio Program is BACK!
Don’t forget to tune into the Speaking Hour Lingo Goori Radio Show! LIVE right across the Coffs Coast every Monday from 4:30pm only on 104.1 CHYFM.
We have selected 6 Deadly Young People to represent the Aboriginal Community on the Brand NEW Show!! The 6 young people will be announced over the next few weeks.
We encourage all community to get involved in the show! If you want to be interviewed! Have an event or service you like to promote or just want to have yarn please contact LOCKIE today!
Last Chance to Enter the Pitch Competition
Submission Deadline: Friday 16 August @ 5pm
If you have an innovative business idea and would like to fund it, enter the Annual StartUp Coffs Coast Pitch Competition for your chance to share in up to
in cash and prizes
Innovative ideas are not determined by age! The StartUp Coffs Coast Pitch Competition is open to applicants of all ages. If you have ever had an idea which can solve a problem for an identified group of people, regardless of who you are and what your background is, this is the competition for YOU.
HOW TO ENTER
STEP 1: APPLY BEFORE FRIDAY 16 AUGUST @ 5PM
1. Complete an online Entry Registration HERE >
2. Download the Pitch Entry Criteria HERE >
3. Address the criteria in a video or in writing.
4. Send your video/written submission to email@example.com
STEP 2: WORK ON YOUR PITCH UNTIL WEDNESDAY 28 AUGUST
The finalists will be contacted by Tuesday August 20.
As a finalist, you will have until Wednesday 28 to prepare your 5-minute pitch presentation. If you need any help with the preparation, take a look at these resources:
1. A PDF presentation on how to structure your pitch HERE >
2. Video examples of great 5-minute pitches HERE >
3. A video on how to give the perfect pitch with TedX speech coach David Beckett HERE >
STEP 3: TAKE THE STAGE ON WEDNESDAY 28 AUGUST (FINALISTS ONLY)
On Wednesday 28 August, you will take the stage to pitch your idea in front of a panel of experts, as well as the StartUp Coffs Coast 2019 audience. The format is simple: pitch for 5 minutes and answer the panel’s questions for an additional 3 minutes. It is all about preparation and practice so you can blow the competition away!
Don’t forget to read the terms and conditions before applying. If you have any questions, just reply to this email.
TERMS & CONDITIONS
2019 PRIZE POOL
$2,500 cash (Youth Category) and $5,000 cash (Open Category) in non-equity seed funding
$500 voucher for online classes with General Assembly
5-week course in Entrepreneurship through University of Newcastle
Ticket to StartCon 2019 or Ticket to CEBIT 2019
6-month virtual membership to Fishburners
6 months desk space at the 6 Degrees Coworking @ Coffs Harbour Innovation Hub
Business Advisory Package from NORTEC Small Business Solutions
4 hours of Sales Training with Scotty Schindler, CEO and founder of the software startup company ReNet
Membership to Coffs Harbour Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Membership to Woolgoolga and Northern Beaches Chamber of Commerce