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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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Come and work with us!

Come and work with us!

Make positive change in your community working as a Community Partnerships Officer with Great Ocean Road Health (Otway Health Campus) and Marrar Woorn Apollo Bay Neighbourhood House. This 6 month role will see you working with the CFA to develop their community...

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2019 Colac Otway Shire Grant

2019 Colac Otway Shire Grant

Many thanks to the Colac Otway Shire for their support through the 2019/20 Grants Program. Funds from this program will enable us to purchase a multi-media lecturn system for the improvements we are makning to the Apollo Bay Seniors Hall. This support further aids...

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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 – 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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Are You Ready2Go?

Are You Ready2Go?

Marrar Woorn is one of a few organisations State-wide participating in Echo Youth Service’s Ready2Go emergency readiness program. The program matches isolated residents living out-of-town with volunteer community members who can provide information,...

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Graphic Arts Funding

Graphic Arts Funding

Marrar Woorn is thrilled to announce that it has been successful in securing a grant from South West Community Foundation to help develop the existing computer lab at the Neighbourhood House. Last week we attended the presentation evening at Red Rock...

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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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