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November 2017

A Loved and Safe way: Day #4

Hug your child, kiss them and tell them you love them.

A Loved and Safe way: Day #3

Today, talk with your child about what they are hearing and seeing.

A Loved and Safe Way: Day #2

Today, ask your child to tell you a story.

A Loved and Safe way: Day #1

This week, be a detective. Find something your child is good at that you haven’t noticed before and tell them. #LovedandSafe    

October 2017

One day to go ’til 30 days of Loved and Safe begins!

Look out tomorrow - 1 November -  for our first fun family activity posted as part of our 30 Days of Loved and Safe. Each day for 30 days, Hugs and Cuddles, our Loved and Safe message bears will post a fun activity for families to share together. Families can post photos of them enjoying the activities, [...]

All our children deserve to be Loved and Safe!

There was lots of support at the 30 Days of Loved and Safe campaign launch at the Goldfields Family Centre yesterday. Launched during Children's week, by Mark Davies, Interim Administrator for Central Goldfields Shire, and Sue Bray from Best Start at MDHS,  the campaign runs for 30 days from 1 November - 30 November, and each day [...]

Story Seats community arts and literacy project launch

Story Seats - the exciting new community arts and literacy project - launches Thursday 12 October at 1pm in the forecourt of the Maryborough Resource Centre. All community members are welcome to attend the launch and enjoy some fun Story Seat activities. The Story Seat project invites local community groups to choose an Australian poem, [...]

Local CALI group wins National Award!

Our Central Goldfields Child Aware Local Initiative (CALI) group has won a NAPCAN – National Association for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect – Play Your Part Award. The award recognises organisations and individuals who are working to create safer, healthier and happier environments for children.   The award was presented by the Governor General [...]

Central Goldfields Youth Volunteer Expo 2017

During National Student Volunteer Week in Central Goldfields, a number of local community organisations and non-profit groups requiring volunteers showcased the wide range of volunteer roles available to young people within their organisations at the inaugural Central Goldfields Youth Volunteer Expo 2017.   Volunteering has been shown to enhance employability, providing work experience opportunities and [...]

July 2017

Youth Advisory Council 2017 Youth Awards

Come celebrate youth achievement in Central Goldfields Shire! Events kick off on Tuesday 18 July from 7:30pm for 8pm start at the Maryborough Highland Society. To reserve your seat contact Audrey Bartlett, Youth Advisory Council Co-Ordinator on 5461 0615 or   Award categories include: SPORTS: Team, Individual; ARTS: Visual Arts, Performing Arts; COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: [...]