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Parenting Community Noticeboard

Use the noticeboard to post general parenting announcements. As long as it falls under the 'Parenting' umbrella, you can post it here.

If your event is just for children this symbol will let parents know. Each submission will be reviewed before being posted.

Event Title: Women's Wisdom
Organisation: Woodrising Neighbourhood Centre Inc.
Posted On: 27/06/2016

Wednesdays for 8 weeks
27th July to 14th Sept.
Time: 10.00 am to 12.00 noon
A therapeutic group for women who have experienced a relationship that makes them feel bad.
Free on-site childcare provided by Nar-un-bah SaCC
Call Jennifer on 4959 6140
Event Title: Countdown to School Calendar - 2016/2017
Organisation: Connect Child and Family Services
Posted On: 23/06/2016
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We have the new Countdown to School Calendar available for children currently transitioning to kindergarten...
There is a pdf version ready to print on this website and a publisher version available on our website listed below if you wish to add your own information / dates.

Also, please have a look on our transition to School website for lots of contemporary information for parents and educators on this important milestone in a child's and family's life...
Event Title: Healthy and Environmentally Friendly Party Craft Workshop
Organisation: BRIGHT DIETS
Posted On: 23/06/2016
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Create greeting cards, gift bags or healthy party favours all from recycled/second hand and mostly recyclable materials.
Party bag goodies include:
- Packet of seeds
- Joke
- Puzzle (crossword or find-a-word)
- Colouring in picture/comic/origami etc

The future is swapping! Bring your own materials to swap for some pre-made cards: paper bags, jars, cardboard, ribbons, string, rubber bands, old wrapping paper, spare pages ripped out of an exercise book, old comic or story books, colouring in books and anything else you can think of that could be upcycled in a craft project.
All ages welcome however children under 10 years old must be accompanied by an adult.
Date: Thursday 14th July
Time: 3:30-4:30pm
Address: 196 Liverpool Road, Enfield (Park and enter on The Parade)
Cost: $15 per person plus $5 per party bag created
To book your place please call 0407 492 278 or email
Organisation: Gateway Family Services
Posted On: 20/06/2016
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Writing can transform even the toughest life experiences. Discover your unique writing and listening style with a small group of young mothers, aunties and grandmothers. Try your hand at journal writing, memoir, short fiction, letters and poetry. No writing experience needed – just bring your stories and a sense of adventure.

When 10am-12pm Thursdays July 7, 14, 21, 28
Where Waratah Cottage, 27 Waratah Street, Katoomba.
Free of charge. Childcare available.
Bookings essential. Please phone Enrich, Gateway Family Services, on 1300 316 746 or 4782 5326. Email
Event Title: Love with Respect ( Information Session on Domestic Violence)
Organisation: Mission Australia
Posted On: 13/06/2016

Are you worried about your teenagers relationship?
-Does your teenager know what a healthy relationship is?
-Do you know where to begin to talk to your teenager?
-Are you concerned with your teenagers Social Media language?

WHERE: Novotel Rooty Hill (55 Sherbrooke Rd, Rooty Hill)
WHEN: Wednesday 22nd June TIME: 10.00am—2.00pm
RSVP: Maria on 0458 204600 (child care provided—please book)

Special guest speaker : Angela Barker
Anj Barker is a highly inspirational and motivated young woman who grew up in Bellana in Country Victoria.
Anj has accomplished a great deal as a survivor of domestic violence in 2002.
Anj is dedicated on educating the public on domestic violence and has released a DVD about her story called " Loves Me Lovces Me Not".
Event Title: Haven't registered your bub? Don't panic!!!
Organisation: NSW Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages
Posted On: 08/06/2016

Did your bub arrive over 60 days ago? Don’t worry…
Just phone the NSW Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages on 13 77 88.
It is usually a lot easier to register the bub if you get the paperwork in before 60 days.
But we’re here to help.
Remember, its free to register your bub!
Event Title: Its free to register your bub!
Organisation: NSW Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages
Posted On: 08/06/2016

You need to register the new bub in 60 days

Don’t worry if you haven't – we’re here to help. You can phone us on 13 77 88.
Let us know if you want your enquiry handled by an indigenous staff member.

How to register your bub

When the bub arrives in the hospital, the nurse or or midwife will give you a Birth Registration Statement (BRS).

Fill this out and attach photocopies of both parents’ identity documents.
There is an enclosed reply paid envelope to mail it to the NSW Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages.

You can also lodge your BRS in person at one of our registry offices or at a Service NSW office

Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages offices are located at 35 Regent Street Chippendale and 160 Marsden Street Parramatta (8am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday).

Do I have to apply for a birth certificate for the new bub?

The most important thing is to register your bub. You can apply for a birth certificate any time.

Birth certificates show evidence of age, place of birth and parents’ details to help with: education, trave, legal and financial matters, government benefits and allowances and other entitlements and services.

There will be a small cost for the bub’s birth certificate ($53 including delivery by registered mail)

For further information and to download forms visit our website
Event Title: Fusion Australia FAMILIES short course
Organisation: Fusion, Sydney South
Posted On: 09/05/2016
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Ashley Johnston

Locations vary each program from Fusion at Campsie,The embassy at Belmore, Wiley Park and Punchbowl
Dates May 31st June 7th 14th 21st Time: 9.30am 12.30pm
Topics Building Nurturing Skills. Understanding Ages and Stages. Building Honest Relationships. Independence. Dealing with Conflict. Discipline
Event Title: PLAYTOWN Supported Playgroup
Organisation: Anglicare
Posted On: 03/05/2016
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PLAYTOWN is a Supported Playgroup for families in the Wedderburn, Airds and Bradbury area.

Supported Playgroup provides stimulating activities and games in a positive learning environment where children and parents/caregivers learn to play and socialise together with the support of Parenting and Child Facilitators.

Playtown is on Wednesdays at 10am-11:30am at St Andrews Church, Airds.

A healthy and yummy morning tea is provided!

For further information please contact Emma or Liz on 4621 6666 or 0437 924 559
Event Title: Child Car Seat Safety Check
Organisation: Woollahra Municipal Council
Posted On: 03/05/2016

Make sure your child is safe with a free inspection by Authorised Restraint Fitters. You can have your child car seats, harness and booster seats checked for safety fit.

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