Self-Defence Classes For Women

Murwillumbah Community Centre will be running a-six week self-defence program for women starting 9 March 2018. Classes will be held from 11am-12 noon every Friday.

Cost is $10 for the first class only, to cover insurance through the Australian Hapkido Association. All other classes are free.

The instructors are female black belts with the Australian Hapkido Association who live and train in the local area, with 27 years of martial arts training between them.

  • Learn practical self-defence techniques
  • Develop greater self-confidence
  • Improve your fitness

For more information and to register your interest, phone Martha on 0429 016 777 or Arna on 0407 483 974.

Aboriginal Family Law Information session (Did Ya Know Day)

An Aboriginal Family Law Information session (Did Ya Know Day) will be held in Lismore on Tuesday 13 March, YWCA Goonellabah 8:45am – 12:30pm.

‘Did ya know’ day is a free 3 hour information session for services working with Aboriginal families and communities to assist access to: 

  1. Early Intervention
  2. Family law 
  3. Family dispute resolution 
  4. Family violence services
  5. Care and protection

To register click here

or go here

Deaf Society Monthly Social Group for Children

The Deaf Society is running a monthly Social Group for children and their families in 2018. It is an opportunity for children who are deaf, hard-of- hearing, with or without hearing devices, oral, signing (or both), to develop friendships and connections with others in their tribe, to explore basic Auslan, learn signs that are useful in the home, and meet other families.

The activities are suited to deaf, hard of hearing, signing (CODA), and non-verbal children from 6 to 10 years of age.

Cost can be covered with your NDIS package or invoiced privately.

The next dates are Monday 26 February (RSVP Wednesday 21 February) | Monday 26 March (RSVP Wednesday 21 March) | Monday 30 April (RSVP 26 April)

They require 3 families to RSVP for the group to go ahead.

SMS:     0422 013 451

Email: [email protected]

Lismore Multicultural Network Restarting

Several agencies have come together to restart the multicultural network in Lismore. A meeting will be held on Thursday 15 February, 2pm to 4pm at Northern Rivers Community Legal Centre, 16 Carrington St, Lismore.

Among other things, the Lismore Multicultural Network would like to create a regular opportunity for interested people to meet together and explore the needs and opportunities that may have an impact on our communities and local people from migrant backgrounds.

See the flyer for full details.


Barista #101 Classes

Do you have clients that could use a self-esteem boost with some upskilling? Then register them in Agape Outreach’s first Barista #101 class, running on Wednesdays and Saturdays throughout February.

Agape Outreach Inc. is running its first Barista #101 classes for long-term unemployed, homeless, needy, people with disability, or anyone wanting to understand the basics.

This class takes 3 hours and is limited to 5 participants per class, to ensure that everyone gets extensive time perfecting barista coffees.

  • Introduction to a commercial coffee machine and grinder
  • Milk steaming/frothing
  • Making a Cappuccino, Latte, Flat White, Long Black, Short Black & Hot Chocolate
  • Cleaning, caring and maintaining a coffee machine/grinder
  • Barista Initiation certificate issued

Bookings are essential and classes may be postponed if numbers are not met.

Please phone 0414 693 670 or email [email protected]to register.

Cost per person is $60. 

*Please note that this is an introduction to Barista and is not a certified course.



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