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  • Family Fun Day in a welcoming week

    Posted in November, 2018 

    Just three more weeks to Family Fun Day in Matraville! On Friday 30 November we will be welcoming the whole community to Memorial Park in Matraville, offering the chance to have fun, meet others in the community, and access support >>>

  • Mental Health Day from the JNC

    Posted in October, 2018 

    Mental Health Day at Namatjira in Chifley on 26 October is a key Junction Neighbourhood Centre event in October, which is Mental Health Month. This month The JNC has offered events that give you the chance to develop better mental >>>

  • Grow your wellbeing in JNC garden

    Posted in October, 2018 

    Come to our garden! In Mental Health Month, on Monday 22 October, The Junction Neighbourhood Centre will be hosting an event to highlight the way gardens help us to grow in wellbeing. Come along at 1pm to the community garden >>>

  • Volunteer feeling happy on Friday

    Posted in October, 2018 

    It’s Friday, and at The Junction Neighbourhood Centre we’re feeling happy because the wonderful Kevin, our volunteer Justice of the Peace, is offering his regular Friday morning service at our Maroubra office. He’s in his third year of acting as >>>

  • Share the Journey in Mental Health Month

    Posted in September, 2018 

    October is Mental Health Month in New South Wales, Victoria, and the ACT. Mental Health Month is an opportunity to raise awareness around mental health & wellbeing The important message of Mental Health Month is that we should all ‘share >>>

  • School holiday activities - free & low cost

    Posted in September, 2018 

    Looking for free school holiday activities for your toddler, child or teen? Here is a list of some fun events we have identified  to help keep your children – from toddlers to teenagers – busy at no cost or low cost >>>

  • School readiness - what it means and how to help

    Posted in August, 2018 

    This week The Junction Neighbourhood Centre shares a guest blog with some advice from the experts on school readiness – and offers a playgroup targeted to increase your child’s school readiness. School readiness is about the development of the whole >>>

  • Top ten tips for parents

    Posted in August, 2018 

    Some advice for parents by guest blogger Dr Barton Goldsmith Raising a family while keeping your life balanced is an art form. Here are ten tools that I have seen make life in the family lane a much nicer ride. >>>

  • Food, exercise and mood

    Posted in August, 2018 

    Guest blog post by Victoria Malouf Food and mood are closely linked. Some days you might feel absolutely amazing and have all the energy in the world, and then on others you can barely muster the energy to get out >>>

  • Friendship and ageing

    Posted in August, 2018 

      Guest article by Dr David Rosenwax AM I address the most important attribute to human happiness besides love, and that is Friendship. This encompasses many stages, depending upon our age. Friendship is a relationship of mutual affection between people >>>