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Tuesday, 13 September 2016 13:43

City of Karratha - Dampier Community Hub

The Dampier Community Hub is a new multipurpose facility in the heart of Dampier significantly bolstering the town’s community facility offering and reinvigorating the town centre.

Creating an iconic community hub in the heart of Dampier, the new facility provides a number of indoor and outdoor spaces including a new early learning center, public library, multipurpose meeting rooms and community spaces, refurbished community hall, a coffee kiosk facility and landscaped entrance and parking area.

For more information please contact dampier.hub@karratha.wa.gov.au or call 9186 0414.

Additional Information

  • Type/Category Other
  • Street Address High St
  • Suburb Dampier
  • State Western Australia
  • Postcode 6713
  • Phone Number (08) 9186 0414
Tuesday, 13 September 2016 13:37

City of Karratha - Karratha Library

All City of Karratha residents may use the libraries free of charge and can use their library card to borrow from any of the libraries. Initial loan period is 3 weeks. All libraries offer Microsoft Office products and Internet access. Scanning and photocopying services area available for a small fee. The City of Karratha Libraries also conduct story telling sessions for pre-school children. Please enquire at your local library for times and days.

Additional Information

  • Type/Category Other
  • Street Address Dampier Highway, Karratha (opposite Broadhurst Road)
  • Suburb Karratha
  • State Western Australia
  • Postcode 6714
  • Phone Number (08) 9186 8660
Tuesday, 13 September 2016 12:51

Lorikeet Centre

The Lorikeet Centre at 104 Cambridge Street, West Leederville, 3km northwest of Perth, is a rehabilitation service for adults with a diagnosed mental illness and is based on the international model.

What we can provide
At the Lorikeet Centre you can set your own recovery goals and work towards them, make friends and have fun. Services at the rehabilitation centre include help gaining work skills,  recreation, education, social support and advocacy.

You can participate in a modified workday to develop and maintain daily living skills as well as enjoy social interaction, community life and organised activities.

In this supportive environment you can work on acquiring the skills and support you need. The process allows you to take charge of your own recovery, which brings hope and a sense of self-worth. You are encouraged to participate actively with others to further their mental health and social competence as well.

There is a small cost to members for lunch and subsidised social actiities. There are also 6 computers avaliable for members to use.

Work experience
At the Lorikeet Centre, you can gain valuable work experience by running programs alongside staff. You can participate in planning, preparing and serving lunch, clerical duties or presenting information about services and mental illness to the general community.

The program can also help to manage everyday tasks and move back into education or the workforce. You will have access to a computer and help preparing resumes and job applications.

There is plenty of fun to be had as well. Join in activities such as table tennis, pool, movies, picnics and barbecues and visits to museums, cultural and artistic events. We also go on camps staying in country towns.

Art in Recovery
A new program. We have a an art teacher to help you in all facets of art.

Funky Fitness
A great way to improve physical and mental health is through exercise, which can be an effective antidepressant, so the small gym at the centre called Funky Fitness has been a great success with a qualified gym instructor.

Additional Information

  • Type/Category Other
  • Street Address 104 Cambridge St
  • Suburb West Leederville
  • State Western Australia
  • Postcode 6007
  • Phone Number (08) 9237 8951
Monday, 12 September 2016 10:25

Curtin University - Graduation Ceremonies

An innovative, global university, Curtin is known for high-impact research, strong industry partnerships and preparing students for the jobs of the future.

Each Graduate receives their ticket plus 2 x guest tickets only to attend the ceremony. If they require an additional ticket they would be required to pay $35 for it if they do not have a Companion Card.

Additional Information

  • Type/Category Other
  • Street Address Kent St
  • Suburb Bentley
  • State Western Australia
  • Postcode 6102
  • Phone Number (08) 9266 9266
Thursday, 08 September 2016 05:54

City of Kwinana - Kwinana Public Library

The Kwinana Public Library is located within the Darius Wells Library and Resource Centre, Corner of Robbos Way and Chisham Avenue, Kwinana Town Centre, 6167.

Opening hours:

Monday to Thursday: 9am to 7pm

Friday: 9am to 5pm

Saturday: 9am to 3pm

Sunday: Closed

Phone: 9236 4300

Facsimile: 9439 0222

Email: library@kwinana.wa.gov.au ​

The Kwinana Public Library caters for all ages and tastes. 

We have books in standard and large print, talking books, music compact discs, DVDs, CD-ROMs, magazines and pamphlets. The library also holds Council minutes, policies and public discussion documents. 

Library members also have access to a wide range of online resources.

With over 40,000 items to choose from, you'll find what you're looking for.

Additional Information

  • Type/Category Other
  • Street Address Corner Chisham Ave and Robbos Way
  • Suburb KWINANA
  • State Western Australia
  • Postcode 6167
  • Phone Number (08) 9236 4300
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