Social Futures in the News

Social Futures in the News

January 2018

14/01/2018 Kids can create film art these holidays with The Clubhouse The Northern Star

 

December 2017

12/12/2017 Buses v Trains – Editorial Piece The Northern Star

7/12/2017 Community Celebrations in the Quad Ballina Shire Advocate

7/12/2017 Community Celebrations in the Quad The Northern Rivers Echo

7/12/2017 Community Celebrations in the Quad Byron Shire News

6/12/2017 Leave the Car and take the Bus Ballina Shire Advocate

6/12/2017 Trial of New Bus Service The Northern Star

5/12/2017 It Takes A Town to Harness the Goodwill of Tweed Tweed Daily News

5/12/2017 It Takes a Town to Harness the Goodwill of Tweed Northern Rivers Echo

5/12/2017 It Takes a Town to Harness the Goodwill of Tweed Ballina Shire Advocate

5/12/2017 It Takes a Town to Harness the Goodwill of Tweed Byron Shire News

2/12/2017 Helping Towns to Embrace Generosity and Community Tweed Daily News

1/12/2017 Bank Back After Flood The Northern Star

1/12/17 Bus Trial to Get Commuters to City The Northern Star

November 2017

30/11/2017 New Bus Service for Region ABC North Coast

29/11/2017 New Bus Service for Northern Rivers ZZZ FM News

29/11/2017 New Bus Delivering for Commuters Northern Rivers Echo

29/11/2017 New Bus Delivering for Commuters Ballina Shire Advocate

29/11/2017 New Bus Delivering for Commuters Byron Shire News

29/11/2017 Commuter Trial The Northern Star

28/11/2017 Into The Future The Northern Star

26/11/2017 Bank Celebrates Reopening with a Gift to Lismore Byron Shire News

26/11/2017 Bank Celebrates Reopening with a Gift to Lismore Northern Rivers Echo

26/11/2017 Bank Celebrates Reopening with a Gift to Lismore Ballina Shire Advocate

24/11/2017 Dirty Laundry Aims to Clean Up Domestic Violence The Northern Star

23/11/2017 Dirty Laundry Day Campaign ZZZ FM News

23/11/2017 Gone Tomorrow by BYT Byron Shire News

22/11/2017 Camp on Country for Men and Boys Byron Shire News

22/11/2017 Camp on Country for Men and Boys Ballina Shire Advocate

22/11/2017 Camp on Country for Men and Boys The Daily Examiner

19/11/2017 YES Result a Win for Tweed Youth Tweed Daily News

16/11/2017 Youth Hub for Lismore Northern Rivers Echo

12/112017 Social Futures open office in Bogan Street, Parkes to roll out National Disability Insurance Scheme, Forbes Advocate

11/11/2017 Unlikely Trio Team up to Form Youth Hub The Northern Star

10/11/2017 Unlikely Trio Team up to Provide Youth Hub The Northern Rivers Echo

10/11/2017 Future is Bright Parkes Champion Post

9/11/2017 Social Futures Connects You to the NDIS Parkes Phoenix

8/11/2017 Laid Back, Laid Off, Byron’s Underemployment Woes, Echonet Daily

7/11/2017 Help Close at Hand for NDIS Central Western Daily

7/11/2017 Help for Orange Close at Hand Central Western Daily Online

4/11/2017 NDIS Available in Tweed Tweed Daily News

3/11/2017 Tweed Residents Can Now Apply for the NDIS Ballina Shire Advocate

3/11/2017 Tweed Residents Can Now Apply for the NDIS Byron Shire News

3/11/2017 Tweed Residents Can Now Apply for the NDIS Tweed Daily News

3/11/2017 Tweed Residents Can Now Apply for the NDIS Northern Rivers Echo

2/11/2017 Bus Safety on Information Day Agenda Tweed Valley Weekly

2/11/2017 NDIS’s Social Futures is Now Secure Northern Rivers Echo

October 2017

30/10/2017 Lismore NDIS Office Opening, NBN News Lismore

30/10/2017 Lismore NDIS Office Opening, NBN News Coffs Harbour

30/10/2017 300 plans a month, Challenge ahead for Social Futures, Northern Rivers Echo

30/10/2017 300 plans a month, Challenge ahead for Social Futures, Ballina Shire Advocate

30/10/2017 300 plans a month, Challenge ahead for Social Futures, Byron Shire News

30/10/2017 NDIS has big future for Valley Residents, Grafton Daily Examiner

29/10/2017 Future of NDIS in the Clarence Valley, Byron Shire News

29/10/2017 Future of NDIS in the Clarence Valley Grafton Daily Examiner

29/10/2017 Future of NDIS in the Clarence Valley, Ballina Shire Advocate

27/10/2017 NDIS Office Opening, Grafton Daily Examiner

23/10/2017 Inaugural Diversity Walk comes to Tweed and Coolangatta, Echonet Daily

19/10/2017 Walk for Diversity Set For Tweed and Cooly, Tweed Valley Weekly

19/10/2017 Rentals needed for flood victims, Tweed Valley Weekly

18/10/2017 Valuable health services in fun interactive event, Clarence Valley Independent

17/10/2017 – Anti Poverty Week – Tony Davies Interview on ABC North Coast Radio

17/10/2017 Anti Poverty Week Campaign – Social Futures and St Vincent De Paul, NBN TV News

17/10/2017 Anti Poverty Week Campaign – Social Futures and St Vincent De Paul, Prime TV News

17/10/2017 Anti Poverty Week Campaign – Social Futures and St Vincent De Paul, ZZZ FM 

July 2017

29/07/2017  Splendid Haul for the Homeless Northern Star.

28/07/2017 Splendid Gear Tweed Daily News.

27/07/2017  Splendid Haul Northern Star.

27/07/2017  Making the most of splendours aftermath Ballina Shire Advocate.

27/07/2017  Making the most of splendours aftermath Tweed Daily News.

27/07/2017  Making the most of splendours aftermath Northern Rivers Echo.

27/07/2017  Making the most of splendours aftermath Byron Shire News.

14/07/2017  Temora and Coolamon districts welcome NDIS Temora Independent.

12/07/2017  NDIS rolls out in the Murrumbidgee region Riverine Grazier.

12/07/2017  Milestone day for NDIS office Port Macquarie Express.

12/07/2017  NDIS comes to MNC Mid Coast Observer.

11/07/2017  Government feeling good about NDIS Tumut and Adelong Times.

06/07/2017  NDIS is here on the Mid North Coast Guardian News.

05/07/2017  NDIS comes to MNC users Bellingen Courier Sun.

03/07/2017  NDIS office Port Macquarie Port Macquarie News.

 

June 2017

29/06/2017  The NDIS is live in your community from the first of July! Nambucca Guardian News.

13/06/2017  Flood appeal to help more than 300 affected businesses, residents Coffs Coast Advocate.

08/06/2017  Tweed youth homelessness growing Tweed Valley Weekly.

07/06/2017  19 jobs available in the Clarence Valley right now Byron Shire News.

07/06/2017  Youth homeless hell – not enough beds for local kids Tweed Daily News.

06/06/2017  Youth Homelessness hell Ballina Shire Advocate.

06/06/2017  Youth Homelessness hell News Mail.

06/06/2017  Youth Homelessness hell Byron Shire News.

06/06/2017  Youth Homelessness hell The Northern Rivers Echo.

06/06/2017  Youth Homelessness hell Tweed Daily News.

01/06/2017  Why the NDIS was a hot topic at #LivingOurWay – and stacks more conference news Croaky.org.

May 2017

25/05/2017  Service providers Flood Help Northern Rivers Echo.

23/05/2017  Free dementia carer information at Mclean Daily Examiner.

23/05/2017  Keeping up with an ageing population Senior News.

23/05/2017  Keeping up with an ageing population Northern Rivers Echo.

22/05/2017  Keeping up with an ageing population Ballina Advocate.

22/05/2017  Keeping up with an ageing population Byron News.

17/05/2017  Services get help after the flood Northern Star.

17/05/2017  Aged Care Experts to speak in Ballina Ballina Advocate.

15/05/2017  14 organisations set to benefit from $120,000 in community grants Northern Rivers Echo.

15/05/2017  14 organisations set to benefit from $120,000 in community grants Ballina Advocate.

15/05/2017  14 organisations set to benefit from $120,000 in community grants Byron Shire News.

10/05/2017  Interview – Jo Shoebridge and Trish Evans re: budget and affordable housing. ABC North Coast.

03/05/2017  Free NDIS Workshop today Barrier Daily Truth (Broken Hill)

April 2017

28/04/2017  How you can apply for flood assistance money? Ballina Shire Advocate.

27/04/2017 Flood Appeal unites us all Northern Rivers Echo.

20/04/2017  Kinship festival offers community a chance to connect Tweed Valley Weekly.

20/04/2017  Social Futures receives White Ribbon Accreditation NBN TV News.

13/04/2017  Young talent has real space to shine Northern Rivers Echo.

10/04/2017  Transport in Focus Daily Examiner.

05/04/2017  Deafness is no barrier Ballina Shire Advocate.

March 2017

30/03/2017  Breakkie after surf – Funds for Homeless Northern Rivers Echo.

29/03/2017  Drop in for breakkie after surf Northern Rivers Echo.

23/03/2017  Homeless Youth Northern Rivers Echo.

15/03/2017  Compass housing to deliver 600 new houses for Social and Affordable Housing Coffs Community News.

15/03/2017  In the right Headspace Richmond River Express Examiner.

09/03/2017 $1.4 M Headspace help for youth in Casino and Kyogle Northern Rivers Echo.

09/03/2017  $1.4 M Headspace help for youth in Casino and Kyogle Ballina Advocate.

09/03/2017  Headspace now available in Casino, Kyogle Northern Star.

09/03/2017  Headspace for Grafton Northern Rivers Echo.

09/03/2017  Clubs offer grants for community Northern Rivers Echo.

08/03/2017  Getting fit in Kyogle film screens for free Richmond River Express Examiner.

02/03/2017  Preparing for the NDIS – what you need to know Tweed Valley Weekly.

01/03/2017  Find out how your community group can get $5000 Ballina Advocate.

February 2017

20/02/2017  8 jobs available now in the Clarence Valley Ballina Advocate.

20/02/2017  8 jobs available now in the Clarence Valley Byron Shire News.

20/02/2017  8 jobs available now in the Clarence Valley Daily Examiner.

09/02/2017 Family Carers needed Northern Rivers Echo.

09/02/2017  Young talent Time in Lismore Northern Star.

07/02/2017 Lismore wants to hear from young songwriters Northern Rivers Echo.

07/02/2017  Connecting You HYAP – looking for carers NBN News.

02/02/2017  Low supply is affecting housing prices. Northern Rivers Echo.

 

December 2016

17/12/2016  Ability Links Village Talks Rural Weekly.

17/12/2016  Beeping is music to their ears Grafton Daily Examiner.

16/12/2016  Orchestral pulse Monitors community Ballina Shire Advocate.

16/12/2016  Orchestral pulse Monitors community Byron News.

16/12/2016  Orchestral pulse Monitors community Daily Examiner.

06/12/2016  Community College big winner at inclusion ‘Oscars’ Tweed link.

03/12/2016  Dementia help on offer in Murwillumbah Tweed Daily News.

November 2016

30/11/2016  Film Focuses On Families Tweed Daily.

28/11/2016  Parents of children with a disability want to belong The Logan Reporter.

28/11/2016  Parents of children with a disability want to belong Tweed Daily News.

28/11/2016  Parents of children with a disability want to belong The Northern Rivers Echo.

28/11/2016  Parents of children with a disability want to belong Ballina Advocate.

28/11/2016  Social Inclusion Night is a huge hit Clarence Valley Independent.

26/11/2016  Social Inclusion Night a huge success Ballina Advocate.

26/11/2016  Social Inclusion Night a huge success Daily Examiner.

24/11/2016  Social Inclusion Week Prime 7 News.

24//11/2016  City Airs DV free Zone Northern Rivers Echo.

24/11/2016  City Airs DV free Zone Northern Star.

23/11/2016  Forming a united front against domestic violence Northern Rivers Echo.

23/11/2016 The Belonging Project – interview Kelly Dick. ABC North Coast

17/11/2016  Challenging negative stereotypes Northern Star.

17/11/2016  Snapshot on homelessness The Northern Rivers Echo.

17/11/2016  Snapshot on homelessness The Northern Rivers Echo.

03/11/2016  Zombie Walk: Get to location now for ‘blood’ splatter and gore makeup Ballina Advocate.

03/11/2016  Zombie Walk: Get to location now for ‘blood’ splatter and gore makeup Northern Star.

03/11/2016  Zombie Walk: Get to location now for ‘blood’ splatter and gore makeup The Northern Rivers Echo.

03/11/2016  Zombies Walk Lismore The Northern Rivers Echo.

02/11/2016  Where to go in a zombie apocalypse Northern Star.

02/11/2016  Zombies take to the streets The Northern Rivers Echo.

October 2016

31/10/2016  What you need to know about the Lismore Zombie Walk Ballina Advocate.

31/10/2016  How to act undead: preparing for your first Zombie Walk Northern Star.

31/10/2016  How to act undead: preparing for your first Zombie Walk The Northern Rivers Echo.

31/10/2016  How to act undead: preparing for your first Zombie Walk Byron Shire News.

27/10/2016  Youth on Track and Social Futures in Coffs NBN News Coffs.

26/10/2016  Innovative Program puts youth on track Clarence Valley Independent.

26/10/2016  Grafton Stadium gets $30944 Extension Clarence Valley Independent.

21/10/2016  National Carers Week Prime 7 News.

20/10/2016  Tweed road delays and public transport advice Tweed Valley Weekly.

19/10/2016  NCOSS Report Released. ABC North Coast.

19/10/2016  Poverty more widespread in the Northern Rivers The Northern Rivers Echo.

18/10/2016  Program to get youth on track Daily Examiner.

September 2016

29/09/2016  Calls for more special ed places Tweed Daily News.

15/09/2016  Funny Man Finds Solace in Laughter Tweed Daily News.

08/09/2016  R U OK Day ABC North Coast.

August 2016

13/08/2016  Nominate a hidden treasure in volunteering community Seniors News.

11/08/2016  Touching Story behind Jenny Dowell’s T Towel Northern Star.

11/08/2016  Winsome and you win some Northern Star.

11/08/2016  Winsome and you win some The Northern Rivers Echo.

11/08/2016 Transport Terrible in the North Daily Examiner.

11/08/2016  Public transport on North Coast is terrible, inquiry hears Byron Shire News.

11/08/2016  Public transport on North Coast is terrible, inquiry hears Ballina Advocate.

10/08/2016   Public Transport Probe. Northern Star.

05/08/2016   Prepare for a month of helping women Share the Dignity.  Coastal Views.

05/08/2016   Transport’s There. Northern Star.

05/08/2016   Abandoned tents.  Interview with Cathy Serventy. Northern Star.

05/08/2016   Splendour tents handed out to the homeless.  Interview with Cathy Serventy.  Echonet Daily.

04/08/2016   Splendour tents handed out to the homeless.  Interview with Cathy Serventy.  The Echo.

03/08/2016   Share the Dignity. Interview with Anita Mansfield. Clarence Valley Independent.

03/08/2016   Life after rehab. Interview with Tony Davies. ABC Coffs Coast.

02/08/2016   Life after rehab. Interview with Tony Davies. ABC North Coast.

02/08/2016   Outcomes from 2016 Homelessness Forum & Homelessness Week interview with Trish Evans.  ABC North Coast.

01/08/2016   Finding a home after rehabilitation proves difficult. ABC North Coast Web Online.

01/08/2016  Dignity Appeal helps out needy Women, Daily Examiner

July 2016

31/07/2016   Affordable housing a focus point of the Byron Green’s election campaign. Northern Star.

28/07/2016   From forest to academe. The Northern Rivers Echo.

28/07/2016   Here’s your chance to help the homeless.  The Northern Rivers Echo.

22/07/2016   $626 million. That’s how much youth homelessness costs, The Northern Star

21/07/2016   From sleeping rough to finding a home.  Tweed Valley Weekly.

21/07/2016   Homelessness Forum Interview with Trish Evans. 2LM

21/07/2016   Homelessness Forum Interview with Trish Evans.  ZZZ FM

21/07/2016   Homelessness Forum, NBN News

21/07/2016  Homelessness Forum interview with Trish Evans & David Mackenzie. ABC North Coast Radio.

18/07/2016  Computer Clubhouse off to Boston . ABC North Coast Radio interview

 

 

 

June 2016

23/06/2016  Free Dementia Course Yamba – Daily Examiner

17/06/2016  Let’s Get Physical – Outdoor Gym Equipment for Kyogle, Ability Links Interview, ABC North Coast

14/06/2016  Trauma Informed Tenancy Management Training For Estate Agents And Accommodation Providers, ABC North Coast

 

 

May 2016

26/05/2016   ELECTION 2016: Richmond candidates address affordable housing and negative gearing – Byron Shire News

24/05/2016  Prof Michael Woods – Where are we headed in aged care and disability? Community Care Conference – ABC North Coast interview

19/05/2016   Byron Cleans up its Act With Showers for the Homeless – Byron Shire News; The Northern Star; Northern Rivers Echo

16/05/2016   Desperate for transport: Clarence Committee Looks for Solutions – Daily Examiner

14/05/2016   Northern Rivers Committee Investigates Transport Solutions – Daily Examiner

09/05/2016    Have Your Say on Northern Rivers Transport Options – Northern Rivers Echo

04/05/2016   Tony Davies – Response to the 2016 Federal Budget 2016 – ABC North Coast

03/05/2016   Tony Davies – Interview on the upcoming 2016 Budget – ABC North Coast

April 2016

26/04/2016   Stand By Response Service – Richmond Valley Radio interview with Aunty Rose Walker and Rose Hogan

22/04/2016   Young Songwriters Stun the Stage, the Northern Star

19/04/2016   Free Goonellabah workshop helps kids affected by suicide, The Northern Star

19/04/2016   Young Songwriter Competition Winners Announced, The Northern Star

13/04/2016   Youth Homelessness Matters Day, Niki Gill Interview, Prime 7 Local News

13/04/2016   Youth Homelessness Matters Day, Niki Gill Interview, NBN News Story

13/04/2016   Youth Homelessness Matters Day, Niki Gill Interview, ABC Local Radio North Coast News

13/04/2016   Pre-recorded interview Sam Turnbull, ABC reporter, with Madison Collings and live interview with Niki Gill, ABC North Coast

13/04/2016   No Home But Have a Heart – The Northern Star

12/04/2016  Family breakdowns blamed for high rate of youth homelessness – ABC North Coast online

 

12/04/2016   Mother and Son Reconnected and off the Streets – Daily Examiner

12/04/2016   Service Helps Mum Find Home with Child – Daily Examiner

12/04/2016   Boost Your Skateboard Skills at Workshops – Daily Examiner

9/04/2016   Highlighting the Homeless – Daily Examiner

8/04/2016   Dementia Education – Daily Examiner

6/04/2016   Helping Children Deal With Loss – Richmond Express Examiner

5/04/2016   Melting our Minds, Hearts and Couches (Young Songwriters) – The Northern Star

 

 

 

February 2016

27/02/2016  Ben Sings Comps Praises – The Northern Star

26/02/2016  ABC North Coast – Young Songwriters Competition

26/02/2016  Budding Songwriters Encouraged to ‘Give it a Go’ and Enter

25/02/2016  A Vital Community Asset is Recognised

23/02/2016   ABC North Coast Radio Interview with Tony Davies – The Economic Contribution of Community Service Organisations to Local Economies

 

17/02/2016   ABC North Coast Radio Interview with Anita Mansfield – Child Poverty in Northern NSW

 

17/02/2016   Focus on Memory with Alzheimer’s Memory Van

17/02/2016   Memory Van Helps Dispel Dementia Myths

12/02/2016  Kyogle Family Planning Clinic Welcomes Dr Kate

12/2/2016   Byron: Bohemian Surf Mecca or Tired McBackpackers Hub?

2/2/2016  Searching for Young Talent to Fill us With Song

 

May 2015

03/05/15 – Northern River Carpool

April 2015

16/04/15 – Homeless Rose Blooming

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