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Community News – Oct ’15

Community News – Oct ’15

‘No time for never’: Women’s health campaign launched by the Australian Government

exerciseimageA new health campaign to increase women’s uptake of exercise and sport will be launched today by the Minister for Health. Sussan Ley.

The ‘No time for never’ campaign attempts to combat the sedentary lifestyle as well as change behaviour so women, particularly women over 35, make their health needs a priority.

Health Minister Sussan Ley said more women neglected their health while working longer hours and juggling hectic family lives.

Ms Ley said that women risked major health problems if they did not put aside time to exercise.

The campaign is being launched on World Osteoporosis Day.

Source: news.com.au
To read more click here


Mona Vale: Stress Less Day – 25 October

StressLess_r2_v1Relationships Australia is hosting a community event In Mona Vale for parents and carers who want to learn how to ‘stress less’.

The Sunday October 25 event will feature an afternoon of speakers, wellbeing activities and local complementary health practitioners. To find out more CLICK HERE


Naremburn: Engaging Adolescents this November

Engaging Adolescents is a program ideally suited for parents of young people in Years 6 – 9 that aims to equip you with knowledge, skills and tips to assist everyone through the teenage years. It aims to strengthen bonds and find new ways to resolve problems.

Hosted by CatholicCare, the three-session program for parents and carers of teenagers will run in November at the Naremburn Family Centre.

For more information CLICK HERE


Sydney North Health Network Community Council

  • Are you passionate about healthcare?
  • Have you had first-hand experience with a health service that you thought could be improved?
  • Do you want to make a difference to the local healthcare system?

A new Sydney North Health Network (SNHN) Community Council is now seeking individual expression of interest from members of the community who want to make a difference in local healthcare.

The SNHN Community Council will give users of health services, ‘health consumers’, an important voice in the area of local healthcare. Individual members of the Community Council will work together and in tandem with the SNHN Clinical Council (GP and Health Professional led). Together the two Councils will help inform the SNHN Board on local health matters, priorities and gaps to help shape local services and programs.

To express your interest please fill in the ONLINE FORM


FACS Dee Why Housing Services moves to Brookvale

The FACS Dee Why Housing Services office closed this afternoon and will reopen at a new location in Brookvale on Monday 19 October.facslogo

The new details are:

Brookvale
Level 1, 660-664 Pittwater Rd
BROOKVALE NSW 2100
Ph: (02) 9971 3600
Fx: (02) 9971 3611

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