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Community Organisation Directory

Community Organisation Directory

New to town, or looking for something to do? ¬† Check out our list of community groups and organisations ūüėé ¬† https://mwnh.org/community-organisations-directory/¬†

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Photographing your artwork and taking your artwork online

Photographing your artwork and taking your artwork online

How to professionally photograph your artwork so it can be included in the 2021 online Apollo Bay Art Show and other online applications. During this course we will cover: Photographing artwork Creating an online presence Introduction to websites Overview of photo...

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Skenes Creek Bushfire Behaviour

Skenes Creek Bushfire Behaviour

We’re in fire season - get prepared before its too late! An informal community session to help you learn about fire danger, preparing for bush fire, getting fire ready and different scenarios that could affect your specific area. Lots of opportunities to get your...

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Oki Do Yoga 2021

Oki Do Yoga 2021

Oki Do Yoga is back in Apollo Bay Start the year by shaking off the Covid lockdown stiffness with some Oki Do Yoga. Set aside some time in the week to slow down, quieten the mind and listen to the body. Yoga is not for everyone, but it might be for you! Open your mind...

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Breast Screening Bus

Breast Screening Bus

Breast screening in Colac fills up fast so this time we have appointments put aside for Apollo Bay ladies, with transport included if you would like.   Monday 8th Feb appointments between 10am -12pm (bus leaves Marrar Woorn at 9am, returns at 2pm)   Monday 22nd Feb...

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Covid Gigs at Home

Covid Gigs at Home

Apollo Bay Covid Gigs Online - watch now and enjoy It’s no secret. The emergence of COVID -19 was a major blow for the world of the creative arts. Not to be outdone, a plan was hatched. Marrar Woorn...

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Sticking Together

Sticking Together

Who loves jigsaws? Would you like to be part of making our very own community jigsaw? We are inviting you to submit your own jigsaw piece to be part of a larger puzzle artwork showing our beautiful variety and resilience during isolation.Instructions Put your name on...

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Apollo Bay Community Organisations Directory

Apollo Bay Community Organisations Directory

Calling all local community organisations!! Please check your details on our new directory of Apollo Bay Community Organisations and let us know if your information is correct. This was originally 'Marj's List' of over 100 local organisations, published annually....

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Covid Newsletter #4

Covid Newsletter #4

This is our final community newsletter for the covid isolation period. Big thanks to the volunteers who are delivering it into mail boxes around the Marengo, Skenes and Apollo Bay areas. As Annabel Tellis Tunley put it in her piece on page 4, "Thanks to the lifting of...

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Covid Newsletter #3

Covid Newsletter #3

The 3rd of our community newsletters (social distancing covid edition) This publication has been delivered straight to local post boxes by our wonderful volunteers  in Marengo, Apollo Bay and Skenes Creek as well as the main outlying roads. If you have missed out or...

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Covid Newsletter #2

Covid Newsletter #2

We had so many lovely volunteers helping deliver our community newsletters last week. Many thanks to everyone involved and we covered Apollo Bay, Skenes and Marengo to the best of our ability. Our aim with this newsletter is to help support our community to stay home...

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Covid Newsletter #1

Covid Newsletter #1

Marrar Woorn is producing newsletters which we will be printing and dropping through peoples letter boxes in the Apollo Bay, Skenes and Marengo area. We intend to produce more, for as long as the social distancing situation lasts, in order to get information to people...

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Fire Ready Apollo Bay Survey

Fire Ready Apollo Bay Survey

In order for our community to plan for an emergency situation we need your insight into what we already have and what we need. The information you supply will be used to ensure we are better prepared in the case of a bush fire emergency in our area. Please take a...

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Fire Ready Apollo Bay Project

Fire Ready Apollo Bay Project

Fire Ready Apollo Bay Project Community report 6/01/2020 The Fire Ready Apollo Bay Project was developed in late 2019 and is a partnership between Apollo Bay CFA, Marrar Woorn Neighbourhood House and Otway Health*. This project was developed after consultation with...

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Free Financial Advice

Free Financial Advice

Free Financial Advice - appointments now available Rhonda Mahoney provides confidential Information and support for individuals, families and groups who are experiencing debt problems. Advice on debt management, negotiating with creditors and budgeting is available,...

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Barwon Community Legal Service

Barwon Community Legal Service

Barwon Community Legal Service Apollo Bay 12 ‚Äď 13 November 2018 Barwon Community Legal Service (BCLS) provides free legal advice and information to community members across the Colac Otway region.   Free Legal Advice Appointments Monday 12th November...

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Pick My Project Success

Pick My Project Success

We are incredibly excited to have been successful in the Pick My Project voting rounds and as a result will be able to turn our community cinema dreams in to a reality. More about the project: Community Cinema - $200,000 At the Apollo Bay Senior Centre....

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Winter Woodwork – watch the video

Winter Woodwork – watch the video

This is what happens when learning, art and community combine to create something very special. Winter Woodwork 2018 was an adult education program in woodwork and sculpture developed by Marrar Woorn Neighbourhood House, supported by Learn Local and the...

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Pick My Project

Pick My Project

Apollo Bay has 5 great projects up for selection in the State-wide Pick my Project campaign. You can vote for 3 in your local area - this project is ours. The Apollo Bay Community Cinema project is Marrar Woorn’s dream. If this dream became a reality then...

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Combined Celebrations

Combined Celebrations

A beautiful celebration of Volunteers and Neighbourhood Houses with our friends from the Otway Health Volunteer Program and Do Care Colac. Shout out to Tanya and Dave for demonstrating how to make sushi and to Rita for sharing her experiences of migrating...

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Apollo Bay U3A

Apollo Bay U3A

The Apollo Bay U3A group use Marrar Woorn's meeting rooms for many of their programs and events. You can read their Term 3 2018 program HERE Or you can get more information at¬†https://www.u3aonline.org.au/location/u3a-apollo-bay-inc  

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Bendigo Bank Support

Bendigo Bank Support

Very grateful to the Apollo Bay & District Community Bank Branch for sponsoring Marrar Woorn Apollo Bay Neighbourhood House this year. What will we be doing with all this good will?? It will go towards the purchase of new chairs throughout the facility...

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A Strong Partnership

A Strong Partnership

Marrar Woorn is funded by the State Government under the Neighbourhood House Victoria Program. Otway Health contribute additional funds and act as our auspicing body. Last week, Bob Knowles from the Marrar Woorn Neighbourhood House Reference Group and...

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