Train the Trainer – Deadly Thinking

You may be familiar with some of NCNS’ Aboriginal workers, Dave, Trudy, Bronwyn and Donna who are based at our Koolyangarra Aboriginal Family Centre & Werrington Centre. This week they attended

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Impact on school attendance

During the school term, we run FREE a breakfast club at Cranebrook Neighbourhood Centre for school students from the local area. Braddock Public School’s transport to school program uses the NCNS

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School Holiday Program – What our youth get up to!

 Monday 25th September - Ripples Pools

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Girls with Goals Scholarship Program

Wentworth Community Housing has again funded 5 girls under their “Girls with Goals” scholarship Program for 2017, which provided sponsorship of local Cranebrook girls to have the opportunity to be

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Cranebrook Pet Day

Over the weekend, NCNS staff, together with staff from the RSPCA, and Coreen Avenue Vet, provided a Community Pet Day in Cranebrook for community members who live within the Penrith City Council area.

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Talking about Trauma

  Last Wednesday, 6 child protection counsellors from Integrated Violence Prevention & Response Services (IVPRS) came out to Koolyangarra Aboriginal Family Centre to run a "Talking about T

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National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day Event 2017

On Friday 4th August, NCNS celebrated the National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Children’s Dayevent at our Koolyangarra Aboriginal Family Centre with our loc

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Living in the Urban Heart of Penrith

Twenty years ago, who would have imagined that a June evening in 2017 would bring fifty local residents together to talk about what ‘urban living’ means for Penrith now and in the future? As Pe

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OUR LANGUAGES MATTER: NAIDOC Jamison Park

Our cultural tent, was once again, a big hit, buzzing with activity and celebrating Aboriginal culture, during the NAIDOC Week event, at Jamison Park last Friday. Tracey taught children the art of

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NAIDOC Cup 2017

NCNS staff and volunteers arrived early on the misty Friday morning in preparation for the colossal day ahead. Being the 7th year of NAIDOC Cup, staff knew what they were in for; a jam-pack

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MOVE, EXPLORE, CREATE.

Move, Explore, Create, is an 8-week music therapy program, run at Koolyangarra Aboriginal Family Centre, in conjunction with Nordoff Robins. M.E.C provides interactive activities using live music,

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Mentoring Program

NCNS & Cranebrook Connects in partnership with TAFE Outreach, are currently running an Accredited Mentoring Course (Statement of Attainment) at Cranebrook Neighbourhood Centre. The mentoring pr

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Girls After School Program

NCNS is running an after-school Girls Group, for primary school girls (in year 3-6) attending Braddock Public School in Cranebrook. We are currently at maximum capacity with 11 girls registered to att

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RECONCILIATION BREAKFAST

It was a beautiful, fresh morning, being the first day of winter; the community comforted by the 3 fire pits and staying cosy as the sun was starting to rise, and the smell of egg and bacon filled the

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CRANEBROOK: TAKING THE NEXT STEPS

Cranebrook Connects Community is a group of locals who are working together to create the community they want to live in, here in Cranebrook. The group wanted something to show they were proud of Cran

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SUICIDE FIRST AID: When assisting an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Person

Last Friday a handful of

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School Holiday Programs

School Holiday Programs can be an

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Introducing the Close the Gap Team

From the 1st of May managem

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The Greatest Shave Bravery

I think it’s safe to say th

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NCNS is Tackling Tobacco!

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