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St Agnes’ Parish Schools Drum Line national champions for the third time

St Agnes' Parish Schools Drum Line national champions for the third time Students from St Agnes’ Parish Schools won the national championship for the third year in a row at the National Percussion Eisteddfod in Sydney on 2 August. Schools from across Australia competed at the Eisteddfod convened at St Ignatius College in Lane Cove. St [...]

2019-08-07T11:02:13+10:00August 7th, 2019|

“Learners Live Longer” l Village Voice

“Learners Live Longer” l Village Voice “Learners Live Longer” is the motto of the University of the Third Age (U3A). We are fortunate to have the Port Macquarie/Hastings Branch of U3A co-located on our St Agnes site at 2 Lochinvar Place, Port Macquarie. U3A is a world-wide organisation in which retired people from all walks of [...]

2019-07-31T13:36:44+10:00July 31st, 2019|

Donation to Youth Hub much appreciated

Donation to Youth Hub much appreciated A big thank you to, Sports and Spinal Physiotherapy Clinics who recently donated $250 to the Youth Hub. Sports and Spinal Physiotherapy Clinic provide Physiotherapy, Exercise Physiology, Occupational Therapy, Remedial massage and Dietitics services through four locations – two in Port Macqaurie, one in Wauchope and one in Laurieton. Each [...]

2019-07-31T11:35:08+10:00July 30th, 2019|

CCA a finalist in the Hastings Business Awards

CCA a Finalist in the Hastings Business Awards Catholic Care of the Aged (CCA) was a Finalist at the 2019 Holiday Coast Credit Union Greater Port Macquarie Business Awards in the category of Community & Social Services. The Port Macquarie Chamber of Commerce launched the Business Awards in 2007 as a way of formally acknowledging the [...]

2019-07-30T15:54:25+10:00July 29th, 2019|

Residents put on display their creations at the annual Artwalk

Residents put on display their creations at the annual Artwalk On Thursday 18 July the Catholic Care of the Aged Lifestyle Team set up for annual Artwalk. Their display was held in the CWA rooms Port Macquarie and showcased artworks from Maryknoll, Mount Carmel, St Agnes and Emmaus. There were various displays including: Art with expressions of [...]

2019-07-30T15:52:45+10:00July 25th, 2019|

Centacare expands Joe’s horizons through NDIS funding

Centacare expands Joe’s horizons through NDIS funding Joe Pond had a difficult start in life. He has been a Centacare community access client for many years. Joe benefits daily from a drop-in support services to help him live independently. His support workers help Joe manage his medication and encourage him in his search for work. Joe [...]

2019-07-24T10:08:28+10:00July 24th, 2019|

Our Centacare services joined in NAIDOC Week celebrations

Our Centacare services joined in NAIDOC Week celebrations NAIDOC Week was celebrated across the NSW 7 to 14 July 2019 with Voice.Treaty.Truth as this year’s theme. Our Centracare services joined celebrations in Kempsey, Port Macquarie and Wauchope including many events which celebrated the history, culture, and achievements of all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Port Macquarie & [...]

2019-07-17T11:56:31+10:00July 17th, 2019|

Filipino Community of Port Macquarie celebrate Philippine Independence Day

Filipino Community of Port Macquarie celebrate Philippine Independence Day The Filipino community of Port Macquarie celebrated Philippine Independence Day on 23 June 2019.  The event started with a Filipino mass at 11.30 AM with Fr. Peter Wood as celebrant and followed by a shared lunch and program at the Youth Hub. A remarkable turn up of people [...]

2019-07-17T09:59:31+10:00July 16th, 2019|

MacKillop College student Nicola representing Australia in UN Youth Delegation

MacKillop College student Nicola representing Australia in UN Youth Delegation Congratulations to Nicola Di Bona in Year 12, who has been selected from Year 10, 11 and 12 students all over Australia, to travel with the Evolution of Diplomacy United Nations Youth Delegation to Europe for four weeks in January 2020. Nicola had to go through [...]

2019-07-04T09:06:07+10:00July 4th, 2019|

Port Macquarie Dachshund Group host dogs as therapy day at Emmaus

Port Macquarie Dachshund Group host dogs as therapy day at Emmaus Dachshunds are the best medicine, according to a new therapy program bringing canines and Port Macquarie's aged care residents together. Port Macquarie Dachshund Group (PMDG) members and their four-legged friends are visiting Emmaus on a weekly basis after a successful trial run on June 18. [...]

2019-07-03T15:19:57+10:00July 3rd, 2019|