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If your organisation intends to hold their Annual General Meeting in the next few months, you might want to consider issues such as succession planning, marketing your organization to attract new board members, and reviewing your Strategic Plan. A number of fact sheets are available that can help you prepare.

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Dubbo Regional Council invites eligible community organisations to take advantage of its Financial Assistance Program and apply for a share in $15,000. To be successful, applicants must meet criteria based on merit and benefits to the community and be based in Dubbo Regional Council Local Government area or deliver a service

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At these My Choice Matters workshops coming up in Cobar, Gilgandra and Nyngan in July, for people with disability and their family members, you can hear about changes to the disability support system and what it will mean for you, talk about planning and things to consider for your life, and see what some people are already doing.

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Caring for Ageing Rural Australians (CARA) is a targeted grant program, designed to support projects and activities that benefit and support older people living in small rural and remote communities. Grants are available for eligible projects and activities that: 

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The Dubbo Regional Council Draft 2017-2020 Disability Inclusion Action Plan is available for information from 28 June to 27 July 2017 on Council’s website and at a number of locations. The goals included in this Plan are: developing positive community attitudes towards people with a disability; creating a more liveable community

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The aim of the plan is to ensure that local services, facilities and programs provided by Councils are as inclusive as they can be. Consultations have been held across our communities, with a particular focus on identifying priorities by having conversations with people with disability, their families, carers and service providers.

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The Central West Commonwealth Carer Respite Centre (CCRC) will continue to be funded by the Australian Government after 1 July 2017, to provide information, support and respite for carers of people who have a disability, chronic illness, mental illness or age related frailty. The Centre offers a number of services for carers: