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CAOS Newsletter 167 & 168

Dear Members,
Below is information that may be of interest to CAOS members.

Issue #167

1. Mule Coffee Shed is proud to present an all abilities disco for all ages Friday October 20.

2. Mental Health Week 2017. FREE Professional Development – Birdcage Thursdays performance.

3. The Humans in Geelong Expo - Community Event.

4. Events Coming up at Eastern Hub Community Centre.

5. Exploring Barwon Staff Seminars – survey.

6. Wellways are offering training sessions free - for people in the community that have a lived experience of mental health issues & would like to get involved in facilitating educational workshops or presenting to community groups.

7. Community Kitchen Facilitator Training – Tuesday 17th & 24th October.

8. GMHBA – Mental Health Week Events.

9. Alzheimer’s Australia are hosting a free workshop at Volunteering Geelong.

10. Draft Information Sharing Ministerial Guidelines, Regulations, and the Regulatory Impact Statement released for public consultation - Geelong session 25 Sept 2017.

11. Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative along with partners Bethany, City of Greater Geelong and G21 take great pleasure inviting you to this year’s biggest and best short film release right here in Wathaurong Country.

12. Barwon Month of Action – Event – Gender Stereotyping.

13. Register your Event for this year’s Barwon Month of Action.  


Issue #168

Due to upcoming council elections, the City of Greater Geelong is in caretaker mode until 28 October. During this time our communications need to be kept to a minimum, only covering facts and figures, normal council business and emergency matters. Thank you for your patience during this time.

1. Environmental musician and educator from England London who has produced Project Earth Rock. (PER) , visiting Australia between 1st and 18th November.

2. Barwon CASA/Minerva Community Services – Identifying Family Violence Training October 24.

3. A Spring Board To A Healthier, Happier, Connected Geelong - YMCA Geelong.

4. Eastern Hub Events – Food Swap & Creative Writing.

5. Amy’s Bike Skills Geelong is a FREE 4-week program designed to give you the skills and confidence to ride your bike more often.

6. New Report: National Drug Strategy Household Survey 2016: detailed findings.

7. New Report: Pathways to permanent residential aged care in Australia.