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October 2019

Local services, programs and agencies
17/10/2019

Free Debt Help

Posted by Joelle

If you are feeling weighed down by debt, then we can help. You may think your situation is impossible, but there is hope. Our friendly team will give you a listening ear in the privacy of your own home and provide a real solution to your debts. Since we…


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Local services, programs and agencies
17/10/2019

Money Matters Courses

Posted by Joelle

CAP Money is a FREE budgeting course that makes managing your money simple! CAP Money teaches people - from all walks of life - how to create a budget and prevent bad debt. Usually run over three sessions, this practical workshop provides people with the skills they need to manage…


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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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Information
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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Information
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

Information
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

Information
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

Information
05/12/2018

Extreme Heat – Heat Health Alert

Extreme Heat - Heat Health Alert

A heatwave is a period of unusual and uncomfortable hot weather that could impact on human health, community infrastructure (such as the power supply and public transport), and services.

Extreme heat can affect anybody and cause heat related illnesses such as heat cramps, heat…


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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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    Information
    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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    Information
    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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    Information
    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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    Information
    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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    Information
    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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    Local events
    07/03/2018

    ​ RAID@3051 AGM for 2018

    AGM-- RESIDENTS ABOUT INTEGRATED DEVELOPMENT (RAiD@3051) Inc

    Date: Tuesday 13 March 2108

    Time: AGM will start promptly at 6.00pm (doors open at 5.45pm). It will conclude by 7.30pm

    Where: North Melbourne Recreation Centre, 204 Arden St - in Theatrette (above the Gym)

    FOCUS:  PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT THAT IS CHANGING POSTCODE…


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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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    Information
    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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    November 2017

    Local events
    06/11/2017

    Refuge - North Melbourne Arts House

    Posted by admin

    The chance of Melbourne experiencing a climate-related disaster is becoming more likely.

    • Do you know how you would act in the face of climate catastrophe?
    • Where would you go?
    • How would you get there?
    • What would you do?
    • Who are your neighbours?
    • How would you stay safe?

    Join Arts House…


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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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    November 2016

    Local events
    23/11/2016

    Skate Melbourne Plan

    The City of Melbourne is a world renowned skating destination. With skateboarding in the 2020 Olympics, its global popularity continues to grow.

    Skating enlivens public spaces and benefits the local community. It's a sustainable way to get around, stay healthy, happy and connect with others.

    As the city grows it's…


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    Local events
    23/11/2016

    Green Your Laneway

    The City of Melbourne, through our Urban Forest Strategy, has a comprehensive plan for greening major streets and precincts, but not the smaller laneways. Across the municipality, laneways occupy a ground area of 60 hectares, with a further 150 hectares of space on the walls in these laneways.

    Coromandel…


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    Local events
    11/11/2016

    Melbourne Music Week 2016 starts today!

    Melbourne Music Week (MMW) runs from 11 to 19 November 2016 with a nine-day program dedicated to illuminating connections between music, people and places within the city's world-renowned music scene. 

    Made up of 110 events featuring 240 artists with input from more than 65 dedicated programming partners, MMW's breadth will be…


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    Local events
    03/11/2016

    Free Summertime Party - Saturday, 1 December

    This summer Arts House invites you and the warm weather in to enjoy their Summertime Party on Saturday, 1st December at 4 - 10pm. 

    Part installation, part celebration, this free annual event features live music, delicious food, interactive workshops, games and performances from local artists. 

    Featuring music by Mojo Juju…


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    October 2016

    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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    Local events
    06/10/2016

    Teddy Bear's Picnic!

    The City of Melbourne Parenting Services team are hosting a special Teddy Bear's Picnic to help celebrate Children's Week!  Join in by bringing along a picnic hamper and dressing up as your favourite character.

    Date: Wednesday 26 October

    Time: 10am to 1pm

    Where: JJ Holland Park, Kensington Road, Kensington

    Cost: Free


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    September 2016

    Local news
    12/09/2016

    Kensington Neighbourhood House wins “Community Education Provider of the Year” Award

    The Kensington Neighbourhood House has been recognised for the important role it plays in providing adult education in the local community.

    At the 2016 Victorian Training Awards they received the "Community Education Provider of the Year" Award.

    The Award is given to Learn Local organisations that can demonstrate how they…


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    August 2016

    Local events
    23/08/2016

    Attention street snappers!

    Would you like your photographs displayed alongside images from the State's archival collection?

    The Victorian Archives Centre's Gallery is a community gallery space welcoming street photographers interested in exhibiting their photographs.

    Every four months the gallery will display a new selection of Government archival photographs based on a theme, dating…


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    Local news
    19/08/2016

    Future Melbourne 2026 Plan - now available

    Following extensive community engagement, Future Melbourne 2026 is now available to read here

    The Plan sets out the community's aspirations for the city and provides a foundation for individuals and institutions with an interest in the city's future to work towards common goals.


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    July 2016

    Local events
    07/07/2016

    Arts House: Refuge

    REFUGE

    Visit your local Relief Centre - A creative day of preparation.

    On the weekend of 9th / 10th July, Arts House will host REFUGE - a 24hr disaster preparedness rehearsal for local residents, businesses and community groups at North Melbourne Town Hall.

    As a community how can we come


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    June 2016

    Local events
    15/06/2016

    Through Jungle Eyes: Refugee Photography & Volunteer Artwork from Calais

    Posted by Meat Market

    Meat Market: The Stables

    17-19 June

    Photography and Art Exhibition

    Proudly hosted by Refugee Radio, 'Jungleye' will feature the photographic art from a group of refugee photographers inside the Calais camp known as the The Jungle. On at the Meat Market: The Stables, these images will be exhibited alongside…


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    Local services, programs and agencies
    14/06/2016

    Student Work Placements

    Do you know any students studying VET and VCAL certificates that need work placements as part of their course?

    Go to : http://www.workplacements.education.vic.gov.au/ to search through industry specific work placements available to those students in your area.

    If you are interested in any placements, please contact the City LLEN on…


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    Local events
    08/06/2016

    Echoes of the Mind

    Posted by Meat Market

    Meat Market

    June 11/12

    Echoes of the Mind is a contemporary dance piece choreographed and directed by Casey Chellew for Indefinite Dance Company.

    Echoes of the Mind will explore memory - its process, its purpose and its fundamentals. Do our memories define who we are or do they…


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    Local events
    06/06/2016

    The Creator Lab

    Posted by Meat Market

    10/6 

    6.30pm

    Meat Market: The Stables

    The Creator Lab brings diverse artists, creators, and thinkers together over 8 weeks to create a new body of work that is personal, important, and pushes our boundaries. 

    We're finally showcasing these works including live theatre performances, short films, visual art, live food tasting…


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    Local events
    06/06/2016

    Inside the Brick - LEGO Fan Expo

    Posted by Meat Market

    25/26 June 2016

    Meat Market - North Melbourne 

    All ages event

    Start the holidays off with a great weekend of building and creating for the whole family. Join Inside the Brick for the Melbourne LEGO Fan Expo and see a major exhibition at the Meat Market. Get hands-on in the…


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    Local events
    01/06/2016

    Swagger Child Design Market

    Posted by Meat Market

    THIS WEEKEND! Sun 5 June 10AM - 3PM

    Swagger Child Design Market is an exclusive seasonal children's style market held at the beautiful, historic Meat Market in North Melbourne.

    With more than 70 designers, Swagger Child Design Market will impress anyone who loves to shop for high quality children's style…


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    May 2016

    Local events
    25/05/2016

    SUFFERANCE Play

    Posted by Meat Market

    Meat Market and Periscope Theatre present

    SUFFERANCE


    If you can't create a baby, you can always re-create yourself.


    With emotional morning sickness and experiences she can't shake, Aurora takes to the streets. Attaching herself to strangers more interesting than friends, they prove far more dangerous. But you must go backwards…


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    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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    Local events
    18/05/2016

    Piano Project's Autumn Recital

    Posted by Meat Market

    17:30 Sunday 29 May

    Meat Market

    Piano Project is a Melbourne-based venture that sponsors piano lessons for refugee children who are new immigrants to Australia. 

    On Sunday 29 May Piano Project will host its autumn fundraising concert at the Meat Market in North Melbourne, proudly presenting the New Palm Court Orchestra (NPCO).


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    Local events
    10/05/2016

    Kensington Adventure Playground information session

    The City of Melbourne are hosting a community information session re: the Kensington Adventure Playground.

    Details are:

    Date - Wednesday 11 May 2016

    Time - 6.30pm - 7.30pm

    Venue - Kensington Town Hall (40 Bellair St, Kensington)


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    Local events
    09/05/2016

    Next Wave Festival: Something Less by Alasdair Doyle and Liam James

    Posted by Meat Market

    13 - 22 May

    Tues to Sun 12pm - 6pm

    FREE EVENT

    Meat Market: The Stables 

    On at the Meat MarketSomething Less is an unmistakably Tasmania-centric collaborative exhibition and publishing project that breaks open the narrative of Tasmanian history and mythology and its place in the Australian national…


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    Local events
    09/05/2016

    Next Wave Festival: Far From Here by Claire Robertson

    Posted by Meat Market

    12 - 22 May

    Tues to Sun 12pm - 6pm 

    FREE EVENT

    Meat Market: Main Pavilion 

    Returning to the remains of the temporary mining camp located 1651km from Perth that her family called home in the 1980s, video artist Claire Robertson takes her audience on a journey into the vast…


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    Grants
    05/05/2016

    City of Melbourne community grants - now open!

    The 2017 City of Melbourne community grants program is now open until Tuesday 14 June. 

    Schools, sport and community organisations who deliver projects that improve people's lives are invited to apply for community grants through City of Melbourne. Full information can be found here.

    Important dates:

    Grants open…


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    April 2016

    Local events
    27/04/2016

    30 April - It Begins: TITAN

    Posted by Meat Market

    Please join the Melbourne Philharmonia Project for its inaugural concert as they embark on this exciting musical journey.

    This concert will feature two works, Peter Sculthorpe's iconic work "Kakadu" and Mahler's monumental 1st Symphony "Titan" all to be conducted by MPP's Artistic Director, Clinton Daley.

    The Cobblestone Pavilion of Melbourne's Iconic…


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    Local services, programs and agencies
    20/04/2016

    The Meat Market: an introduction

    Posted by Meat Market

    Built in 1880, the Meat Market is a grade one heritage listed building with enormous character and history.

    Located in North Melbourne, the Meat Market offers a wide range of spaces suitable for a number of uses including performances, community events, conferences, filming and rehearsals. Just a short walk away from…


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    Local events
    15/04/2016

    Free community organisation training: Social enterprise – is it right for us? 26 April 2016

    Social enterprises exist to benefit the public and when successful are a reflection of needs in the community.

    This free session on 26 April is for those who have never established a social enterprise before and wonder if it's the right response to the social need or issue they are experiencing.


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    Local events
    15/04/2016

    Caring Again?

    Caring Again?

    Are you a grandparent or other family member caring for someone of school age?

    You are invited to a free public forum.

    The Capital City LLEN, together with some of their partners, are hosting a forum to support grandparents and other non-parent carers of teenagers to help them navigate the education system, social media and other…


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    Local news
    15/04/2016

    ​Pedal Empowerment Youth Program 2016

    Posted by Good Cycles

    Next week we are wrapping up our first PEYP session for 2016. 

    We've had six wonderful participants who have been very engaged and have learnt a lot about bicycles, the industry, and hopefully a bit more about where they see themselves involved out the next period of their lives.

    To…


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    Local events
    15/04/2016

    Wheelie Good Day! 1 May 2016

    READY, SET, GO! for a Wheelie Good time!

    Our very own Wheelie Good Day! is back in North Melbourne again this year. 

    The day is a community gathering of people from diverse cultural backgrounds who share the Melrose Street retail precinct as their local shops. 

    Not only does the day…


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    Local events
    05/04/2016

    Active Melbourne Strategy for 2016 to 2021 - have your say!

    How can we make Melbourne more active? City of Melbourne want our recreation facilities and services to support all residents and visitors to the municipality.

    What we can do to support you to live a healthier, more active lifestyle? Share your ideas here until 15 April 2016.


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    Information
    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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    Local events
    04/04/2016

    NEIGHBOURHOOD DAY - this Friday the 8th April at NMCC

    On Friday 8 April there will be a celebration of Neighbourhood Day at the North Melbourne Community Centre.

    The day has been organised by cohealth's Youth Leaders and will give locals a great opportunity to get to know their neighbours, as well as celebrate the national launch of Youth Week. Activities…


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    March 2016

    Local events
    30/03/2016

    Kensington Community Information Evening

    Community information session for parents outlining the education support and recreation opportunities available in Kensington and surrounding suburbs.

    Friday 29th April @ 6.30pm

    Kensington Community Recreation Centre (Cnr Kensington Road and Altona Street, Kensington)


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    Information
    30/03/2016

    Skate Melbourne Framework – have your say!

    City of Melbourne are developing the first Skate Framework for Melbourne. 

    We need your help in order to better understand how skate activity can become a part of the city and how to provide for the skate community into the future.

    Click here to have your say and help us


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    Local events
    08/03/2016

    A Taste of Kensington Community Lunch

    To celebrate Cultural Diversity Week 2016, Kensington Neighbourhood House will host a free lunch featuring a selection of diverse recipes from our cookbook.

    The social enterprise 'STREAT' will cater the recipes for the day and members of our Elderly Vietnamese Social Group, Wednesday Social Group and students from the adult…


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    February 2016

    Information
    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 services, programs and agencies
    17/02/2016

    Girls Hip Hop Dance Classes on Tuesday!!!

    The Young Women's Sport and Recreation program which runs on Tuesday's for free from 4-6pm is migrating to The Ministry of Dance for February and March!! Young women aged 12-25 will be instructed by a professional (female) dance instructor! Contact Amanda Thompson Amanda.thompson@cohealth.org.au or 0411750570 or Cherie Windsor Cherie.windsor@cohealth.org.au or…


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    Local services, programs and agencies
    17/02/2016

    Young Men's Sport and Rec Program continues at NMCC

    The Young Men's Sport and Recreation program continues to run every Monday from 4-8pm at North Melbourne Community Centre. Contact Youth worker Kate Koomen for more information on 0411 748 148 or kate.koomen@cohealth.org.au


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    Information
    17/02/2016

    ​Youth Case Management

    Needing Some Extra Support?

    We Can Help With:

    Centrelink, Support with Education and Employment, Immigration and more.

    Information and Referral to drug and alcohol support, counseling and Mental Health services.

    The Youth Case Manager will work collaboratively with you to identify your goals in the short and long term.

    Anyone…


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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
    16/02/2016

    Training opportunity - What governance means for your organisation

    Governance is the system of checks and balances for leaders of not for profit organisations, which help them steer the organisation. Good governance leads to positive Board member experience, proper management of conflicts of interest and risk, good understanding and planning for financial controls and an organisation that thrives even…


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    Local events
    16/02/2016

    Training opportunity - Board compliance essentials

    The thought of dealing with a complex legal world with multiple reporting responsibilities is often a barrier to attracting people to boards or committees of not for profit organisations. Ensuring you meet all of your compliance requirements can be simplified by an understanding of your legal structure and who you…


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    Local events
    15/02/2016

    Celebrate the launch of the new ‘North Melbourne Community Connector’ website

    Join us for an informal gathering of community organisations, meet and make connections with local networks in the City of Melbourne and celebrate the launch of the new ‘North Melbourne Community Connector’ website.

    North Melbourne Language and Learning (NMLL) and the City of Melbourne’s Neighbourhood Development team will be launching the…


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    Local events
    15/02/2016

    February 'NAC' meeting - 23/02/16

    Our next NAC meeting is on 21 February at the North Melbourne Library, 66 Errol Street, North Melbourne. 


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    Local news
    15/02/2016

    Planning Scheme Amendment C190 - Arden Macaulay

    Amendment C190 will implement new land use and development controls in parts of North Melbourne and Kensington, as recommended in the Arden-Macaulay Structure Plan, by making changes to the Melbourne Planning Scheme.

    It proposes to rezone the area to encourage residential development and allow other uses such as shops…


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    Local events
    12/02/2016

    Future Melbourne

    To prepare for the next decade, the City of Melbourne is bringing the community together to refresh the goals for Future Melbourne. They are inviting the community to add their ideas and vision for our city’s future.

    Future Melbourne 2026 will be a long-term strategic plan to guide city development and activity…


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    Local events
    12/02/2016

    City of Melbourne's Citizen Forester Program

    Do you want to get involved in creating a greener Melbourne? Volunteering as a Citizen Forester is a fantastic opportunity to meet new people, learn new skills and build knowledge across our city.

    Catering for different levels of ability and interest, the Citizen Forester Program includes a variety of activities…


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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 services, programs and agencies
    28/01/2016

    New legal service in North Melbourne

    Need to see a lawyer? 

    If you live in North Melbourne, you can see a lawyer at the North Melbourne Community Centre (cohealth office) 49-53 Buncle Street (Main Entrance via Mark Street), North Melbourne.

    Time: 10am – 12noon

    Dates: 

    Thursday 11 February 2016

    Thursday 25 February 2016

    Thursday 10 March 2016

    Thursday


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    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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