The North Melbourne Community Connector

North Melbourne Language and Learning

www.nmll.org.au/

North Melbourne Language & Learning Inc.


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About

North Melbourne Language & Learning Inc. (NMLL) is a community based organisation that supports the CALD community on the North Melbourne Public Housing Estate. NMLL's focus is on delivering English language courses and offering a range of community development projects intended to engage and empower our students and members of the local community. As a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) operating within a Learn Local Neighbourhood Centre we deliver formal and informal learning and support. NMLL provides for very diverse groups of adult learners from twenty six different language backgrounds. The community is well supported by NMLL’s vibrant Community Development Program.

Contact

address icon 33 Alfred Street North Melbourne 3051
phone icon (03) 9326 7447
fax icon (03) 9329 7446

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September 2019

Local events
20/09/2019

Your Community Needs You to be a Digital Mentor!

Learn how to help your family, friends and

community use their phones , computers, tablets

in one easy and fun (FREE) workshop.

We teach you to teach others!

Friday 1st November; 10am-2pm (Free Lunch)

Ground floor, North Melbourne Language and

Learning Center

33 Alfred St.

Contact:Gilda Blacher

beconnected@networkwest.net


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12/09/2019

Join the Victorian Multicultural Commission’s Regional Advisory Councils

Be the voice of your community

Do you want to help address issues facing your multicultural community?

The Victorian Multicultural Commission is seeking passionate people from culturally diverse backgrounds to join our Regional Advisory Councils.

Council members play a vital role in championing diversity within their community, identifying solutions and…


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August 2019

Local events
14/08/2019

The Young Initiators Program’ (YIP)

In partnership with the The Huddle - North Melbourne Football Club, the program is a two-day free leadership intensive for young people between the ages of 12 - 25 years from all backgrounds aimed at encouraging the practice of leadership and active citizenship within their community. The program seeks to…


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July 2019

Local services, programs and agencies
09/07/2019

Free legal Advice

FREE LEGAL ADVICE 

North Melbourne Language & Learning
Ground floor, 33 Alfred Street, North Melbourne 3051

second Monday of every month

Book an appointment through
IMLC by calling 93281885

Please see the flyer for more details


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June 2019

Local events
20/06/2019

Reducing Racism Project Showcase

Reducing Racism

Join us for an event that explores how we addressed the harmful impacts of racism, religious discrimination and hate speech experienced by our multi-faith African and Muslim communities in Victoria.

Hear how we used education, collaboration and innovation to help people realise their rights and empower their community.


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07/06/2019

Housing Information Session

NMLL's HOUSING Information Session coming up on Wednesday 19th June. We would like to invite you and members from your community to participate in the upcoming information session focusing on housing issues in the inner North West of Melbourne.

Two relevant organisations are coming to the information session to…


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May 2019

Grants
30/05/2019

CONNECTED COMMUNITIES GRANTS 2020

CONNECTED COMMUNITIES GRANTS 2020


City of Melbourne's Connected Communities Grants support community connection, social inclusion, and access and participation through an annual grants program. Grants are provided to schools, not-for-profit sports and community organisations to improve people's quality of life.

Applications for projects taking place in 2020 open at 9am


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April 2019

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26/04/2019

​VOLUNTEERING: A PATHWAY TO EMPLOYMENT

VOLUNTEERING: A PATHWAY TO EMPLOYMENT

LEARN TO USE VOLUNTEERING TO BUILD YOUR NETWORKS, GAIN EXPERIENCE AND CREATE WORK OPPORTUNITIES

Starts: Thursday 30th May

9.30am-12.30pm

Course delivery: 8 classes + excursions & individual support sessions

Outcomes: Certificate of Completion, development of CV & Cover Letter to apply for volunteer…


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March 2019

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13/03/2019

Make sure your clients don’t risk a fine

Media release (Victorian Electoral Commission) 


Make sure your clients don't risk a fine

Victorians who did not vote in the 2018 State election last November may receive an Apparent Failure to Vote Notice next week asking for an explanation.

Homelessness, incarceration or serious mental illness are sufficient reasons for not…


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December 2018

Local news
03/12/2018

VCAL 2019 Transition Day

Please join us for our 2019 Transition Day; for new and prospective VCAL students. This day will give students the opportunity to meet their teachers and get to know their classmates in a relaxed and friendly environment.

The day will include:

  • Meet and greet
  • An information session on VCAL and…

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    November 2018

    Grants
    30/11/2018

    Social Innovations Partnerships program

    City of Melbourne is proud to launch the Social Innovations Partnerships program.

    This program assists socially oriented organisations to run innovative projects that tackle Melbourne's big social issues.

    Grants of $15 000 to $80 000 are available per year for 2019/20 and 2020/21 financial years.

    Register for a workshop session…


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    13/11/2018

    Job Application Workshop

    Thursday22nd&Thursday29thNovember2018
    10am-12.30pm

    Learn how to write a good application, prepare a quality CV and prepare properly for interviews.

    Also learn about networking.
    Free workshop! Everyone is welcome.
    Only 30 places. Enrol now or miss out. Visit us.

    Ground Floor, 33 Alfred Street, North Melbourne 3051

    For more information please contact…


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    October 2018

    Local news
    30/10/2018

    Voters Voice

    The Victorian Electoral Commission (VEC) has created a fantastic app called Voters Voice, and we need your help to spread the word.

    The app helps people participate in the 2018 Victorian State election, which is on Saturday 24 November.

    Voters Voice is specifically designed for people who:

    have complex…


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    24/10/2018

    VMC ABC Internship Program

    The Victorian Multicultural Commission (VMC) is calling on young journalists and storytellers from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for the VMC-Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) Internship Program.

    Funded by the Victorian Government and coordinated by the VMC in partnership with ABC, the paid internship program will help young people with on-the-job…


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    Local events
    12/10/2018

    Men's Consultation

    Men's Consultation is coming up on Wednesday 24th October and we would like to invite you or members from your community to participate in the upcoming consultation focusing on men living in the inner North West of Melbourne.

    Wednesday 24th October 2018

    6:30 - 8:30pm

    North Melbourne Language


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    04/10/2018

    New remedy for debts incurred through conduct under VET FEE-HELP

    New remedy for debts incurred through conduct under VET FEE-HELP

    The Australian Government has announced new legislation that, if passed, will allow the Secretary of the Department of Education and Training (DET) from 1 January 2019, to cancel VET FEE-HELP debts that were incurred inappropriately, following a recommendation from the


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    September 2018

    Local events
    25/09/2018

    ​Community Conversations Meet with the Lord Mayor and Councillors

    Community Conversations

    Meet with the Lord Mayor and Councillors

    Wednesday 10 October, 6pm - 7.30pm

    North Melbourne

    Come and meet your new Lord Mayor Sally Capp at a local community conversation event in North Melbourne.

    This is an informal opportunity to join a small group and speak directly with the…


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    07/09/2018

    OPEN DAY – Thursday 13th September 2018

    OPEN DAY - Thursday 13th September 2018

    The River Nile School is a specialist senior-secondary school, addressing the unique educational needs of young refugee and asylum seeker women.

    As an EAL (English as an Additional Language) school, that specialises in supporting students who have had disrupted schooling or are struggling…


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    04/09/2018

    ​NMLL will be hosting a FREE COMMUNITY INFORMATION SESSION for members of the local community regarding My Health Record.

    NMLL will be hosting a FREE COMMUNITY INFORMATION SESSION for members of the local community regarding My Health Record.

    Wednesday 19 September

    10am - 12pm

    33 Alfred Street, North Melbourne

    ( RSVP by the 17th September is essential)

    By November 15, 2018 Australian will need to make a choice…


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    August 2018

    Local events
    23/08/2018

    STORYTELLING SESSION 6

    STORYTELLING SESSION 6

    RELIGION & TRADITIONAL STORIES

    What do you believe in?

    What stories/ practice give you strength?

    Please bring a story you can share

    Join for tea from 4pm

    Followed by

    Stories from 4:30pm

    Dinner provided

    23rd of August

    4:30pm-7pm

    North Melbourne Language & Learning
    Ground Floor 33 Alfred…


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    Local events
    22/08/2018

    30 Aug – 1 Sep Refuge 2018: Pandemic

    What would you do in a pandemic? Who can you rely on in a time of difficulty? Perhaps it is the person in the street beside you, or it might be your next door neighbour. Either way, it is the people that surround you every day.

    Attend Refuge and get…


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    July 2018

    Information
    10/07/2018

    EVERYBODY'S BUSINESS PROJECT

    Test your idea-is it going to work?

    Change it!
    Doing business in Australia.
    How to start your business.
    Technology to make business easier.
    Managing your risks.
    Making money!
    Australian customers-
    who is your market?

    Everybody's Business course:
    Wednesday night and some Saturdays.
    Course dates:
    August: Wednesday15,22,29
    and Saturday 25th
    September:


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    April 2018

    Local news
    19/04/2018

    ​The annual Victorian Senior of the Year Awards

    The annual Victorian Senior of the Year Awards are run by the Victorian Government. 


    They acknowledge older Victorians who volunteer their time to assist, support and encourage others in their communities..

    The award categories are:
    Premier's Award for Victorian Senior of the Year
    Healthy Active Living Award
    Veterans Community Award…


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    Local events
    18/04/2018

    Autumn Harvest Long Table Feast on 11th May

    Please join us for the Autumn Harvest Long Table Feast on 11th May and experience the authentic home cooking and traditional dishes of local community cooks.

    The long table feast will be a delicious showcase of the traditional foods of El Salvador, Somalia, Vietnam, Colombia, Ethiopia, and Japan. The…


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    Local events
    11/04/2018

    Refuge 2018 Public workshop Mapping the Pandemic

    Refuge 2018 Public Workshop
    Mapping the Pandemic
    When
    2.30 - 4.30pm, Sat 28 Apr

    Where
    Arts House, 521 Queensberry St, North Melbourne & various locations

    Bookings
    Free but bookings are required
    Image: Bryony Jackson
    Join us for an interactive workshop, led by artist and game designer Lee Shang Lun,

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    March 2018

    Local news
    09/03/2018

    NMLL is opening-up expressions of Interest from the community to participate in the 2018 Community Learning Champion (CLC) Volunteer Program.

    2018 will be the fifth year that NMLL is running the CLC Program.

    The CLC Program trains and supports members of the our culturally diverse community to help members of their community to connect to learning and getting involved in their communities. CLC's will actively participate in the design and…


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    Local events
    09/03/2018

    “Street Foods of the World” Cooking Workshops

    NMLL & The Connected Cultures-Empowered Communities Project presents……..

    "Street Foods of the World" Cooking Workshops

    In this series of cooking workshops, you will learn how to cook incredible street foods from El Salvador, Colombia, Somalia and Ethiopia.

    Please see the poster below for details, and book your place asap, as…


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    February 2018

    Local news
    27/02/2018

    Community Grocer at the Flemington Estate

    A weekly fruit and vegetable market will commence next week on Wednesday January 24, 10am - 2pm. The market will be held just outside Flemington Community Centre and is run by not-for-profit social enterprise, The Community Grocer (http://www.thecommunitygrocer.com.au/).

    This will offer fresh, affordable, and locally-sourced produce every…


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    23/02/2018

    Women only swimming lessons

    Swimming Lessons for beginners in a women only space

    Teachers: Experienced and fully licensed female instructors (all hold a Working with Children Check and CPR Certificate)

    Where: Penleigh Essendon Grammar School pool

    What to wear: Anything comfortable that you can swim in

    When: Saturday, 12pm until 1pm

    Dates: Term 1…


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    October 2017

    Local services, programs and agencies
    17/10/2017

    Applications for the VicRoads Indigenous Secondary Scholarships, 2018 Intake, are now open.

    The secondary scholarship program is a broader initiative of the VicRoads Indigenous Employment program. We aim to help build capacity within our communities by financially assisting students to complete their VCE.

    Employment pipelines such as traineeships, work experience and ongoing employment into VicRoads are also available through our Indigenous Employment…


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    Local events
    07/10/2016

    ​Celebrate Diwali

    The team at North Melbourne Language and Learning are having an afternoon tea to celebrate Diwali on Thursday the of 20th October from 1pm-3pm.

    Please could you help us promote this event to families from the local community through your notice boards.

    We thank you for supporting community development…


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    May 2016

    Local services, programs and agencies
    24/05/2016

    Free Dental Care for Kids at the Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne

    FREE DENTAL CARE FOR KIDS AT THE ROYAL DENTAL HOSPITAL OF MELBOURNE ?

    The Teaching Clinic at The Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne offers free dental care for eligible children and teens.

    • children (0 to 12 years) and teenagers (13 to 17 years with a valid healthcare card) pay $0 no wait list…

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    April 2016

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    05/04/2016

    Free English Tutoring for Adults

    The NMLL One to One English Program matches adults who want to learn English with a Volunteer Tutor to help them with practising, speaking, reading and writing English.

    NMLL is now recruiting 10 people from the local community who are interested in learning English and can commit to meeting with an English Tutor…


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    February 2016

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    29/02/2016

    Volunteers Needed for One to One English Volunteer Tutors

    NMLL is currently recruiting approximately 10 members of the community who are interested in participating in our Volunteer English Tutor Program. 

    The program aims to

    • increase the confidence of community members to speak English in their community and to
    • increase their confidence in reading and writing English.

    This is a…


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    Local events
    16/02/2016

    Neighbour Day, Australia’s annual celebration of community, is coming up again!

    Officially Sunday 27th March (although Neighbour Day events can really be any day of the year) – the initiative aims to remove social isolation and get people looking out for one another. It’s the perfect opportunity for people to get to know their neighbours, encourage safe, healthy and resilient…


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    Local events
    03/02/2016

    Mosiac Card Making Workshop - Cultural Diversity Week

    NMLL Connecting Cultures Presents: Mosaic Card Making Workshhop. Mosaic art can be found all around the world and has been used extensively by Greek, Roman and Byzantine empires. It also features prominently in Islamic art.

    Held as part of Cultural Diversity week, in this workshop appropriate for all ages, you…


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    January 2016

    Local news
    27/01/2016

    Volunteers wanted! Become a Community Learning Champion

    North Melbourne Language & Learning (NMLL) is currently recruiting volunteers to become Community Learning Champions for 2016.

    Community Learning Champions (CLCs) are trained and supported to help members of their community connect to learning. CLCs will actively participate in the design and development of local courses, programs, activities and events.


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    Local events
    27/01/2016

    International Women's Day - Exploring the history of Victorian women's rights

    NMLL Connecting Cultures presents: International Women's Day archive tour & morning tea. 

    Tuesday 8th March, 10:00 - 11:30

    Victorian Archives Centre, 99 Shiel Street, North Melbourne

    Explore the history of Victorian women's rights with a tour of the Victorian Archive Centre and learn about remarkable Victorian women, followed by morning tea. 


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