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News - 06 February, 2020

Indoor Sports Program Kicks Goals!

In partnership with the Migrant Information Centre (MIC), the Action on Alcohol Flagship Group (AAFG) funded the second iteration of the Multicultral Indoor Sports Program in term four 2019. Funding was received through the Australian Drug Foundation Local Drug Action Team initiative. Between October and December 2019, an eight week indoor sports program was conducted […]

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News - 05 February, 2020

What’s Happening Locally in February?

Knox City Council Knox Festival Celebrate community life and enjoy all the activities and rides at this annual event. Wonders of the Arboretum Bring your family and expect the unexpected with beautiful gardens, and play spaces at the Tim Neville Arboretum. Maroondah City Council International Women’s Day Lunch Be inspired by special guest speakers while […]

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Top 5 File Compression Tools

When trying to reduce the size of large documents such as jpeg, pdf and png, half the battle is finding the right online tool.  Here are the top 5 file and image compressor sites that can reduce the your file size at no extra cost: Wecompress Cloudpresso Optimizilla Compressjpeg Compressor.io

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News - 10 December, 2019

Loneliness Prevalent Among Young Victorians

Vic Health in partnership with Iverson Health Innovation Research Institute and Centre for Mental Health from Swinburne University, have released their findings from the Young Australian Loneliness Survey. The results from survey have revealed one in six adolescents (12 to 17) and one in three young adults (18 to 25) reported problematic levels of loneliness.

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Breaking the Ice, News - 04 December, 2019

Breaking the Ice With… Kate Gibson

What is rocking your world today? My fur babies (cats), Alfie and Arlo. Where would you like to see your work go? What are your ambitions? I hope my work contributes to a community that values and respects every single individual. What do you want to be known for professionally? Having integrity and putting people […]

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Gift Ideas That Break The Mould

Books, toys and games play an important role in shaping a child’s outlook on life and can be used to encourage discussions and challenge gender stereotypes. Here are three websites that offer a range of gift ideas for children so they can learn and play free from limitation: 1. Beyond Sparkles and Superheroes 2. Stories […]

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What’s In A Bag?

  #Totes4GE Totally for Gender Equality #25 November – 10 December 2019 Every year Women’s Health East (WHE) leads a region specific campaign which coincides with 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence. This year WHE launched #TotesGE Totally for Gender Equality campaign. In support of WHE’s campaign the OEPCP have put together ideas on how […]

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What’s Happening Locally in December?

Knox City Council Carols by Candelight You are invited to a night where our diverse community comes together and celebrates the spirit of Christmas and community life at its best. Knox Active Ageing Christmas Luncheon Enjoy some entertainment and festive cheer with a delicious lunch cooked by local Chef Oddie. Maroondah City Council Maroondah Carols […]

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