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A roadmap for young people in Ulladulla: The importance of roadmaps

Community stories: 24 June 2024

Roadmap workshops have been an important part of the IRCF program in each community. Each year in each of the eight participating communities, a diverse group of people from across the community sector...

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Final South Coast roadmapping workshops: Cumulative Impacts of IRCF

Community stories: 20 June 2024

The IRCF program is designed with roadmapping, community facilitators and capacity building at its core. In the NSW South Coast, the program is culminating in 2024, so the team took the opportunity to...

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The Art of Hosting workshop: Investment in people

Community stories: 20 June 2024

Recently our IRCF Program Manager, Nancy Sposato, along with representatives from Junee Community Centre, Junee Community Power and Junee Shire Council spent three joyful days learning about...

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Attract Connect Stay – Glen Innes

Community stories: 5 June 2024

In January 2022, a review of the Glen Innes health workforce revealed that all three local GP practices had closed their books to new patients - one GP practice had a 300 person wait list!...

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Restoring Bonegilla’s Blue Carbon Sink Wetlands and Waterways

Community stories: 28 May 2024

Parklands Albury Wodonga is using a $16,060 Community Led Climate Solutions grant to deliver decarbonisation outcomes.

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Kin Kin set to better withstand the impacts of future disasters

Community stories: 28 May 2024

Kin Kin in QLD used a $25,000 Rebuilding Futures grant to furnish and equip an Emergency Response Hub to better withstand the impacts of future disasters.

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New seats the ‘chair-y’ on top at Laura Fair

Community stories: 28 May 2024

Laura Fair Inc received a Rebuilding Regional Communities grant to purchase chairs for their annual event, freeing up future funds to reinvest in the community.

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Brewing success in Karoonda

Community stories: 24 April 2024

In an effort to empower local youth and provide employment skills, Karoonda District Council successfully secured a $10,000 FRRR ABC Heywire Youth Innovation Grant under the 2022 idea, ‘Discover Your Future’, with a project that is now brewing success for local youth.

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Cultivating Communication Skills for Farming Families

Community stories: 24 April 2024

BCG secured an In a Good Place grant to hold a one-day Tomorrow Farmer event, to discuss the skills that all members of the farming operation require to have the crucial conversations about farm business prosperity, without compromising the social fabric of a family.

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Sprouting Joy: Morawa Playgroup’s Nature Playground Project

Community stories: 24 April 2024

Morawa Playgroup in Western Australia's wheatbelt, transformed its outdoor space into a vibrant nature playground with support from an FRRR grant.

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