Your voice matters: Share your opinion on mental health services in our community

Hunter New England Central Coast Primary Health Network is currently running a survey to better understand consumer and clinical expectations of their mental health services.

Please take the time to fill out their survey and share your opinion. Your input will help shape the future of the mental health services offered to our community.

Click here to complete the survey.

Join the Everybody’s Home Campaign

The Everybody’s Home campaign is calling on our Government to fix Australia’s broken housing system and make sure everyone has a place to call home.

This initiative aims to get all Australians involved in a campaign that will see everyone working together to call on our government to implement the solutions needed to ensure everyone has a home.

If you believe that everyone deserves a better, fairer housing system, please join us and pledge to join the Everybody’s Home campaign!

Fix the system:

International Women’s Day

Yesterday, the women in our office came together over brunch to celebrate International Women’s Day!

As this year’s National NAIDOC Week theme is ‘Because of her, we can!’, it’s more important than ever that we recognise the achievements of strong women in our community and offer support to those who need it.

Through our community programs and services, Bungree Aboriginal Association offers assistance to vulnerable Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women on the Central Coast.

To find out more about how we offer support, click here.

AbSec Cultural Connections Workshops

AbSec will be hosting a series of Cultural Connections Workshops to help child protection practitioners, agency staff and foster carers support Aboriginal children in care through effective cultural planning.

These workshops are being held statewide with the Central Coast workshop taking place Thursday 3 May at Mingara Recreation Club.

Click here to register for an upcoming workshop.

JOB OPPORTUNITY – Aboriginal Youth Officer

There is an opportunity for a dedicated and professional individual to join the Bungree  Child, Youth and Family Services Team as a full time Aboriginal Youth Officer.

Overview of Position

To provide educational and employment support to our youth clients in developing and implementing plans for achieving personal goals and meeting other needs as a cooperative team member within the Education Gaps Program Team.

This is an identified position under Section 9A of the NSW Anti-Discrimination Act 1977.

NOTE: Being Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander is a genuine occupational qualification for this position as described under Section 14(d) of the Anti-discrimination Act, 1977 NSW.

NOTE: Applicants must obtain an employment pack, complete all relevant paperwork & address the Essential Criteria.

Enquires: Suzanne Naden on 02 43500100 or email:

Closing date: Friday 23rd Feb 2018 COB 4.30pm

Click here to download the employment package.

NB: An earlier version of the Aboriginal Youth Officer employment package outlined information about Bungree Aboriginal IFBS in Section 2. This information has now been updated to reflect information about the Education Gaps Program.