If you are looking for information about transport options in the Northern Rivers including bus routes, community and medical transport, taxi, coach and other services that operate in your area, visit goingplaces.org.au and download the transport guide for your region.
We have just updated the transport guides for the Ballina, Byron, Clarence, Kyogle, Lismore and Richmond regions to ensure they have the most up to date information about available services. There is also a guide available for Tweed provided by the Tweed Shire Council.
You can also use the link to the NSW Trip Planner to plan journeys using public transport.
This going places website is part of Social Futures Transport Development Project, a regional initiative funded by Transport for NSW, focused on reducing transport disadvantage and improving access to affordable transport options for residents of the Northern Rivers.
There’s an opportunity to be involved in a research project with Southern Cross University exploring working relationships between young people with cognitive disability and support workers.
The research team is running two surveys to explore the relationships between young people with cognitive disability and support workers. One survey is for young people, and one is for support workers.
SCU would appreciate your help in promoting the surveys to young people who use your services and to support workers.
Researchers from the UNSW are seeking input into an online survey to understand how organisations addressing domestic and family violence (DFV) in NSW, establish and sustain inter-organisational relationships.
Results will help non-profit organisations to assess their partnerships and make more strategic choices about their collaborative activities.
The latest NSW Strategic Framework for Mental Health has a focus on youth and prevention and movements towards more community-based care.
The Framework and Workforce Plan outline values-based approaches that embed the NSW Health CORE values in practice to build a health service where people are supported and consumers receive the high-quality care they need.