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

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Technology for Toddlers to Teens: Parenting in an Online World

Kiama Anglican Church is running another parenting workshop: this time the speakers will be tackling the hard questions about the effect of technology on developing children’s brains, as well as discussing social media, pornography, cyberbullying and gaming.

There will be helpful advice and open discussion on having balance and boundaries around technology in the home

When | Tues 24 February

Where | Kiama Anglican Church

Time | 7:30pm – 9.00pm

Cost | $5 per family

Contact | 4232 2066

QuitNow! App

2014-01-14 13_50_46-Quit for New Life enews - January - Message (HTML)QuitNow! is the most complete tool you will find in Google Play to quit smoking.

QuitNow! offers you real-time status, anytime, to help you cope with anxiety:

  • The time (days, hours, minutes) since the last cigarette of your life
  • How many cigarettes you have avoided
  • The money and time you have saved

Also, QuitNow provides information on your health improvement process, and an achievement list you will unlock one by one, as time passes, motivating you to achieve your goal.

Most important, QuitNow! is social: Share your status and achievements on the very App.

Create your profile and start chatting with other quitters! Get help, tips and tricks from others, make friends, and offer your own support, any time, and always in your own language … and also on Facebook, Twitter, or any other Social Network!

Quit for you, quit for two is a smartphone app that provides support and encouragement to help women give up smoking. It aims to help women take their mind off the cravings with fun exercises and games to keep their hands busy. It distracts women when they feel the urge to light up, with practical quit tips and advice. It inspires women to keep going with amazing facts about the baby’s development. And, it gives women ideas for what they could buy with the money they are saving every day they don’t spend money on cigarettes.

The app can be personalised with your details so that you get daily reminders and words of encouragement. If women enter their quit date the app will automatically message them to let them know their baby’s growing. It’s a fun and practical way to quit and stay smoke-free for the health of the woman and the baby. The ‘Quit for you – Quit for Two’ app can be downloaded for free onto an iPhone or iPad from the Apple iTunes online store or for an android phone at Google Play store.

Social Media for Not for Profits Workshop

Running as part of the Illawarra Digital Project

Date | Thursday 30th January

Time | 1pm-4.30pm.

The great thing is that as well as the information participants will get in the workshop, every organisation that attends can receive 4 hours of free mentoring to assist them to do their business digitally and integrate applications into their operations.

There are only 30 spots available with a max of 2 per organisation in the workshop!

If you know anyone that would be interested in the workshop and mentoring please pass the information on.