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  • 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 >>>

  • NAIDOC Women's Conference 2018

    Posted in July, 2018 

    NATIONAL NAIDOC ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER WOMEN’S CONFERENCE On 11-12 July 2018, the first National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women’s conference in over 30 years was held at UNSW. Building on the 2018 NAIDOC theme “Because of Her, >>>

  • Free services make Friday 13th feel better

    Posted in July, 2018 

    Today is Friday the 13th, considered an unlucky day in Western superstition. The Junction Neighbourhood Centre would like to make it a luckier day for you by offering some free services that make life a bit easier. Need to get >>>

  • NAIDOC week – Because of her, we can!

    Posted in July, 2018 

    The Junction Neighbourhood Centre understands that it is situated in an historically significant place when it comes to race relations between Indigenous Australians and White Australia. In 1770, when James Cook sailed through the heads of Botany Bay, and landed >>>

  • Older people have “Such a happy day!”

    Posted in June, 2018 

    Read about the opportunities the Junction Neighbourhood Centre offers older people in the community to get out and about and connect with other people.   A chance to dance On Monday 25 June, The Junction Neighbourhood Centre (The JNC) held >>>

  • Free school holiday activities July 2018

    Posted in June, 2018 

    Looking for free school holiday activities for your toddler, child or teen? In the July school holidays, The Junction Neighbourhood Centre’s free playgroups and Community Kitchen will take the following breaks – Transition to School Playgroup: Last day Monday 2 >>>

  • Recognising the need to belong

    Posted in June, 2018 

    The need to belong is a universal emotion that crosses all cultures and borders. This is the central message of Refugee Week, which runs from Sunday 17 June to 23 June. Frances Rush, CEO of the Asylum Seekers Centre, said: >>>