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Hawkesbury Library Service Activities Apr-May 2021

Activities at Hawkesbury Library Services during April-May 2021 include movies; antique book display; family history group meetings and tour; age pension talk; tech savvy seniors workshops; writing workshops; author talks; planning ahead for future decision making; 3D printer workshop; and more

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Community Morning Tea - 10 May 2021, Richmond

'Everybody Matters' - HUBS (Hawkesbury Unites for Better Services)
Community Morning Tea
10 May 2021, 11.00am-12.30pm
Richmond Community Services Inc, Neighbourhood Centre,

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Official Donation Channel Open: Storms & Flooding: GIVIT

To help people affected by the severe storms and flooding across New South Wales, generous Australians are encouraged to donate money, items, skills and services online at to donate. Donations for the Severe Storms and Flooding fund on GIVIT can be directed to the Hawkesbury specifically

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Reminder: Resilient Hawkesbury Grants Round 2

Hawkesbury City Council is offering grants of $500 to $5,000 to support communities impacted by the 2019-2020 Summer Bushfires. The grants are to support community groups, joint organisations and not-for-profit groups to undertake projects that enhance social recovery and preparedness activities.

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Hawkesbury Library Service NSW Seniors Festival 2021 Events

It's time to celebrate the 2021 NSW Seniors Festival at Hawkesbury Library Service with two great information sessions to help make your life easier. Have you ever looked around and wondered how you could possibly have so much stuff and can't seem to work out what to do with it? If you answered yes

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Health Education Sessions for Older People - Apr 2021, Online

Health Promotion Service for Older People (HPSOP), Combined Pensioners & Superannuants Association of NSW Inc (CPSA) is providing free online health education sessions to seniors in NSW. Topics include Medicine Management; Healthy Bones v Osteoporosis; Falls Injury Prevention; Oral Health Care;

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Volunteer Training: Working with Older People - 28 Apr 2021, Online

Leep NGO
Volunteer Training: Working with Older People
28 April 2021, 1.00pm

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NDIS, Mental Health & People from Multicultural Backgrounds - 28 Apr 2021, Online

Mental Health Coordinating Council (MHCC)
NDIS, Mental Health & People from Multicultural Backgrounds
28 April 2021, 12.00pm

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Mental Health Carers NSW (MHCN) Online Training Apr 2021

MHCN online training topics during April 2021 include Recovery Oriented Practice (introduces participants to the empowering concept of recovery as a way to view an individual's journey through mental health); Inclusive Care Planning (introduces participants to how all persons involved in someone's care network

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Families & Children

How to Talk to your Children about Vaccines

As the COVID-19 vaccine program continues (and continues to make headlines) in Australia, it's highly likely that curious little minds will have some questions about vaccines and how they work. These questions are not always easy to answer, especially if you have questions about vaccines yourself,

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National Early Literacy Conference - 19-21 May 2021, Bankstown & Online

Paint the Town REaD
National Early Literacy Conference: "Enhancing Early Literacy by Embracing Cultural Diversity"
19-21 May 2021, 10.00am-4.30pm
Bankstown Sports Club, 8 Greenfield Pde, Bankstown

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Health & Wellbeing

Hawkesbury Parkinson's Support Group


Hawkesbury Parkinson's Support Group meets on the third Wednesday of the month, 10.30am at Richmond Club, Cnr East & Market Sts, Richmond.

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Multiple Sclerosis Webinars Apr 2021

Multiple Sclerosis Limited MS education sessions cover a wide breadth of topics and can be accessed online. You can also view recordings of some of the previous sessions and handouts. Upcoming webinar topics include Disease Modifying Drug Treatments; Accessing, Understanding and Preparing for the NDIS;

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Self-Care for Volunteers - 13 May 2021, Online

Leep NGO
Self-Care for Volunteers
13 May 2021, 10.00am

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Young People

The Labour Market Outlook for the Young in Australia & how Policy can Help - 14 Apr 2021, Online

Australian Research Alliance for Children & Youth (ARACY)
The Labour Market Outlook for the Young in Australia & how Policy can Help
14 April 2021, 12.00pm-1.00pm

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Sticky Stuff Sexual Health Training for Youth Workers - 20 Apr 2021, Online

Sticky Stuff Sexual Health Training for Youth Workers
20 April 2021, 10.00am-12.00pm

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GWS Regional News

Centre for Western Sydney Releases 'Report Card' on the NSW Government

New analysis of the NSW Government's mid-term performance in Western Sydney reveals that while it scores an 'A' for its work in health – in particular, its pandemic response – it falls short on key priorities like education and housing. Prepared by the Centre for Western Sydney within Western Sydney University,

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