Northside Community Service

Feedback Document: Launch of Northside Community Service Report on Social Inclusion amongst Older People

On May 10 2010 Northside Community Service (NCS) launched the report Breaking Down the Wall: Barriers to Social Inclusion amongst Older Australians in Canberra. A copy of the ideas raised during the group discussions is attached below for your information and, should you choose, action. NCS will be using ideas raised as part of its future planning and program design and will look to collaborate with others where mutual benefit is to be gained.  You may also see opportunities based on these ideas and we would be happy to discuss ways in which NCS could assist if you felt we

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Invitation – Launch of Northside Community Service Report on Social Inclusion amongst Older People (10 May 2010)

Northside Community Service (NCS) will launch the report Breaking Down the Wall: Barriers to Social Inclusion amongst Older Australians in Canberra on Monday, 10 May 2010. Over the past 12 months, NCS has undertaken research aimed at creating a basis of awareness about various issues affecting social and community participation of older people living in Inner North Canberra. The result of this study is a report that examines the nature of social inclusion among people over 60 years, highlights the key barriers to social inclusion and explores gaps in services. In addition to the presentation of the findings, this launch

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North Canberra Community Service – KickStart Family Program

More than 80 members of Canberra’s Indigenous community are enjoying a busy schedule of recreational activities during January as they take part in the KickStart Family Program. Northside Community Service (NCS) and ACT Policing have formed a partnership to develop and deliver the program which is aimed at strengthening families and communities, in addition to building rapport between local indigenous communities and police.

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Majura Festival – Community Consultation (8 July 2009)

The Majura Festival has been run as an annual event by the Northside Community Service (NCS) since 2000. Since then, it has evolved to a visible cultural event signifying the close linkages that have developed between NCS and the local community. An emphasis has been to actively engage local community and businesses in such a way that more ongoing, sustainable relationships continue to be established and celebrated. The Majura Festival aims to be accessible for all members of the community and encourages local schools, community organisations, businesses, professional performers and residents to get together and celebrate life in the Inner

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