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04/08/2021
STRONGER TOGETHER: Shining a light on homelessness in the Bundaberg region

Homelessness is a rising issue in many areas of Australia, and the ongoing lack of housing is causing a ripple effect throughout our community in several areas. These include increased violence, deteriorating mental health conditions and joblessness to name a few.

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02/08/2021
STRONGER TOGETHER: Discovery Coast Health Precinct provides access to all

Having access to quality healthcare is important for all people at any stage of life. In Bundaberg we are fortunate to have a number of services available to us when it comes to maintaining our health and wellbeing, but other areas in our region are not so privileged.

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26/07/2021
STRONGER TOGETHER: Domestic & Family Violence needs a whole of community approach

upporting positive family dynamics and educating parents about healthy relationships are two of the most important services we offer at IMPACT. Domestic and family violence (DFV) is still heavily prevalent within our Bundaberg region, and without a whole of community approach the reality is we simply won’t see the changes we so desperately need.

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19/07/2021
STRONGER TOGETHER: IMPACT's holistic approach to training, employment and support

Having a job provides more than just a paycheck. While it’s always nice to earn money and enjoy the certain freedoms that can buy, studies have shown stable employment is also linked to our overall happiness and wellbeing.

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12/07/2021
STRONGER TOGETHER: 5 ways IMPACT puts Stronger Together to practice

A big part of being a community organisation is helping people improve their lives. Part of our focus here at IMPACT involves how we can work with other businesses and like-minded organisations to provide a better service for our clients and participants so they achieve the outcomes they are after.

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05/07/2021
STRONGER TOGETHER: Yarnin’ with the Elders this NAIDOC Week

Each year NAIDOC Week provides a time for togetherness and celebration as well as a platform for conversation. To show our respects, each year IMPACT hosts “Yarnin with the Elders” – an invited lunch for local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, organised by the Bundaberg NAIDOC Committee.

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29/06/2021
New and targeted NDIS programs launching at IMPACT

IMPACT Community Services is excited to offer three new NDIS services to assist the Bundaberg community. To help celebrate, the not-for-profit organisation will have the Hitz 93.9 Bundaberg radio station performing a live broadcast from their Bargara Road head office on Wednesday June 30 from 9am to 12pm.

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28/06/2021
STRONGER TOGETHER: NDIS supports to make an IMPACT for Bundy community

Connecting with others is one of the many ways people maintain a sense of belonging. Sharing common interests or values usually forms the basis of most friendships, but some people find it harder to open up about their hobbies or passions to others.

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21/06/2021
STRONGER TOGETHER: Celebrate diversity this Refugee Week

Australia has a great history of multiculturalism and wouldn’t be the country it is today without the contributions of immigrants and refugees. Diversity allows an opportunity for education, understanding and growth that should not only be welcomed but celebrated.

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14/06/2021
STRONGER TOGETHER: Men’s Health Matters

From family dynamics and support roles to contributing to diversity and inclusiveness in our community, men play a pivotal role in all aspects of life. June 14 – 20 is Men’s Health Week, and at IMPACT we want to shine a light on the importance of men in our lives.

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07/06/2021
STRONGER TOGETHER: Take action on the road to reconciliation

More than a word, reconciliation takes action. The theme of this year’s Reconciliation Week aims to encourage braver and more impactful action. We all have a responsibility and a part to play on the road to reconciliation.

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31/05/2021
STRONGER TOGETHER: IMPACT's message for Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month

Each May, Queensland marks Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month (DFVP Month) to raise community awareness of domestic and family violence. The aim is to send a clear message that violence in families and homes is not and will not be tolerated.

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