shellharbour-councilShellharbour City Council is planning a multicultural festival for the afternoon/evening of

Saturday 25 March 2017

to celebrate Harmony Day and our region’s rich cultural diversity. We welcome you and your family to attend and will be finalising details soon.

We endeavour to encourage our community to embrace the beauty and significance of multiculturalism, therefore we are seeking referrals for any outstanding inspirational performers to bring vibrancy and excitement to the event.

This can be any group or individual in various performing art forms or workshops and we have a budget for those selected.



Afternoon Delight


A gorgeous event for the diary. Afternoon Delight is a movie matinee and relaxed social afternoon for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex seniors and their friends.

Enjoy the feature film, Grandma and a selection of short films followed by a delicious afternoon tea, networking and access to local community health information.

Presented by ACON in association with Queer Screen and supported by Seniors Week NSW.

Date: Sunday 26 February, 2.30pm – 5.30pm
Location: The Roo Theatre Company, Cnr Addison and Wentworth Street, Shellharbour
Cost: FREE or gold coin donation
Facebook event:

Call: John on 0437 651 752 | 02 9206 2113

2017 Interagency Dates

As 2016 comes to a close we are now looking forward to plans for 2017.

Two important Interagency dates to lock into your diary today are Thursdays 2 March and 4 May 2017.

The Grants Guy Logo

Thursday 2 March

The Grants Guy
Yes we have invited Keith back again, this time to talk about Sponsorship, Crowd Funding and Fundraising.

This will be a morning event located at Shellharbour Council

Thursday 4 May


Annual Networking Event
And guess what!? Its Star Wars day!

Yes we have already starting thinking about how we might be able to play with this and ideas so far have included walking a labyrinth and having a drumming circle. Will keep you posted as more comes to light.

This will be an afternoon event located at The Pavilion, Kiama


Illawarra Interagency | Christmas Fiesta Meeting

fiestaLooking Back, Looking Forward

We are celebrating a year of hard work in this amazing sector with a delicious Mexican feast and YOU deserve it.

We will be looking back at all the programs, projects and special community events of 2016 and engaging in networking activities to workshop what we want for our sector and the Interagency in 2017.

Lunch is only $10 (plus $1.44 processing fee)
numbers are limited

Thursday 1 December 2016
12:30 pm to 3:30 pm

The Cantina Mexican Restaurant
Central Hotel
3 Memorial Drive

Webinar: ‘Introduction to HSNet’

Want to know more about HSNet? 
Are you a first-time visitor?
Or a returning member who’s feeling a little lost?

The HSNet Team hosts webinars monthly to educate users about the website, its business applications, active networks and how to get the most out of what’s available.

The webinars are completely free and run for approximately 90 minutes. Each session includes:

  • searching and viewing services in the service directory.
  • registering to use the capacity display traffic light.
  • exploring the HSNet dashboard.
  • starting groups, posting to groups and sharing events.
  • creating and managing online referrals.

Our next session is scheduled for:

Tuesday 8 November, 10.00am – book now!

…or check the HSNet Support Calendar 2016 for more sessions.

If you can’t attend one of the scheduled sessions and would like to discuss other options, such as a targeted Webinar for you and your team, contact HSNet on 02 9765 5260 or

Support materials including videos and reference guides can be found on the HSNet website here, or by choosing the question mark link at the top of every page.

Stall Holders Wanted

Carers NSW is looking for stall holders to take part at a carers event being held at Dapto Ribbonwood Centre on Wednesday 26th October 10.00am – 2.00 pm to celebrate their 40th birthday.

There is no cost to be part of the event and Carers NSW will provide 1 x trestle table and 1 x chair for your use throughout the day.

To register as a stall holder complete the attached registration form and email to

This is a free event for carers and their families to enjoy various relaxation and wellness workshops, complimentary massages, resourceful service providers  and a delicious lunch. Please contact  or call 9280 4744 to register as a stall holder, attendee or other event enquiries.


Community of Practice

Social Media Strategy in Action

Go behind the scenes with two local case studies from the Flagstaff Group and Illawarra Forum. Hear about the strategy, policy and people that drive their social media.

After the presentation there will be a 1 hour interactive session to problem solve, discuss innovation and increase knowledge around social media.

Date: Monday 7 November 2016
Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Location: Illawarra Forum, 106B Industrial Road, Oak Flats
Cost: FREE
Booking: Click here to book through trybooking

Click here for more information.