Category Archives: Training, Tuition & Workshops

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201107: Justice of the Peace – Training – closing date to nominate on 7th November

Are you interested in becoming a Justice of the Peace??
For those persons interested, a training course will be conducted in Roma to enable you to gain this qualification. The weekend of November 21st. and 22nd. Will be devoted to training to gain accreditation as a Commissioner for Declarations, and one day the following weekend to gain accreditation as a Justice of the Peace (Qualified).
As an amount of pre-course reading must be completed before-hand, it is important that a definite number of interested persons attending this course can be known. Closing dates for nominations will be Nov. 7th.
Interested persons should contact Brian O’Rourke on 4622 5577 or via brianoro@bigpond.net.au.

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201130: Ann Leahy’s Funding Update – November

Ann Leahy’s November 2020 Funding Update

Ann Leahy’s Scholarships Guide  The Guide is a summary of contact numbers and website addresses for scholarships at major universities, agricultural colleges, training and apprenticeship information, and a listing of scholarships in a range of areas such as rural industry, veterinary, medicine, pharmacy, teaching, sport, engineering and the arts. Year 12 students in the Warrego Electorate will receive a copy of the 2020/21 Guide, however should any other students, teachers or mature age students require a copy it will be made available upon request from my Electorate Offices Ph 1800 814 479 or Ph 1800 625 430 or email warrego@parliament.qld.gov.au.

Gambling Community Benefit Fund (GCBF) Applications to the Gambling Community Benefit Fund (GCBF) Round 107 will close at 11.59pm on 31st October 2020.  Grants from $500 and up to the value of $35,000 are available to eligible not-for-profit community groups. New applicants are encouraged to watch the tutorials on the website. Further assistance with  registering or applying for a grant is available on Monday to Friday, from 8.30am to 5.00pm (excluding public holidays) via Ph 3247 4284 or 1800 633 619, email cbf@justice.qld.gov.au;  Ann Leahy’s Electorate Office Ph 1800 625 430 or visit:  http://www.justice.qld.gov.au/corporate/sponsorships-and-grants/grants/community-benefit-funding-programs

SunSmart Shade Creation InitiativeApplications close on 9th November 2020.  The SunSmart Creation Initiative provides 80 percent matched funding up to $2,000 for portable shade and up to $30,000 for permanent shade for NFP organisations that cater to children 0-18 years. All eligible NFP organisations, for example schools, sporting clubs, childcare centres, and community groups, are encouraged to apply.  For more information email: sunsmartapplications@cancerqld.org.au; Ph 13 11 20,  Ann Leahy’s Electorate Office Ph 1800 625 430 or visit:  https://cancerqld.org.au/cancer-prevention/programs-resources/shade-initiative/

National Shed Development Programme – Round 21 Applications close on Friday, 27th November 2020, with a strong focus on Health, Wellbeing and Physical Safety.  Please refer to the Information Sheet outlining changes, priorities and examples of eligible items  https://mensshed.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/NSDP-R21-Information-Sheet.pdf       For further information, email amsa@mensshed.net   Ph 1300 550 009,  Ann Leahy’s Electorate Office Ph 1800 625 430 or visit: https://mensshed.org/round-21-national-shed-development-programme/

 Western Downs Regional Council  – Community Hardship and Assistance Grants Program  Applications opened on 1st June 2020 and close 1st June 2021 or sooner if all funds are expended.   Amounts of up to $10,000 in funding to provide ‘quick response’ financial assistance to eligible community organisations experiencing financial hardship as a result of COVID-19, including financial assistance to a community or sporting organisation to remain viable during the COVID-19 crisis as a result of lost income, financial hardship as a result of being unable to reclaim funds outlaid for an event or project cancelled due to the COVID-19 crisis, and projects to assist organisations develop alternate service delivery models.   To apply and for further information visit:  https://www.wdrc.qld.gov.au/living-here/grants-funding/community-hardship-and-assistance-grant/

Tackling Tough Times Together (TTTT) – Round 20Tackling Tough Times Together is a rolling grants program with applications accepted at any time and assessed quarterly.  Applications for the Round 20 close on 25th February 2021.  The program’s aim is to help communities access the resources they need to support one another through the ongoing effects of the drought.  Grants are available for a broad range of grassroots, community-led initiatives that directly and clearly benefit local communities.  Three tiers of grants are available:  Up to $20,000 – projects to be finalised within 18 months of approval;  Up to $60,000 – projects to be finalised within 18 months of approval;  Up to $150,000 – applications for this tier are by Expression of Interest, and multi-year projects (up to three years) are welcomed. Applicants must speak with the TTTT team to discuss their project before applying. Expressions of Interest for the $150,000 tier must be received by 15th December 2020.   Projects in all tiers must clearly demonstrate a focus on one activity from the following seven areas, with a further breakdown of what can be funded on the website.  1. Building community resilience; 2. Developing organisational resilience and capacity; 3. Enhancing environmental sustainability; 4. Fostering cultural vibrancy; 5. Lifelong learning and education; 6. Economic strength; 7. Improving community health and social wellbeing.  For more information Ph 1800 170 020, email: toughtimes@frrr.org.au; Ann Leahy’s Electorate Office Ph 1800 625 430 or visit:  https://www.frrr.org.au/grants/tackling_tough_times_together.php

FRRR – Strengthening Rural Communities (SRC) – Small & Vital Grants – Round 7Applications close on 24th November 2020 for grants that can be used for a wide range of purposes including: Delivering activities, programs and services; Purchasing or hiring equipment and materials; Community infrastructure projects; and Operational and administrative costs associated with a project will be considered. This could include wages, paying a skilled contractor, or paying for overhead costs incurred in the project’s delivery. Further detailed information of activities that will be considered for funding can be found on the website. www.frrr.org.au  Small & Vital is a rolling grants program. The cut-off for submissions and outcome advisory dates of successful applicants are listed on the website.  If you have any queries or wish to discuss your project please contact FRRR on 1800 170 020, email: info@frrr.org.au  Ann Leahy’s Electorate Office Ph 1800 625 430 or visit:  https://www.frrr.org.au/grants/Strengthening_Rural_Communities

Australian Government Drought Community Support Initiative (DCSI) – Round 2  Round 2 has been extended to 31st December 2020 – for eligible applicants who have not received assistance in Round 2  – i.e. since November 2019.   Up to $3,000 per household is available to farmers, farm workers or farm suppliers/contractors; who derive their primary income from farming-related activities; are experiencing hardship as a result of the drought; are over 18 years of age; who live or work in an eligible Local Government Area; and are an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident. The application form takes approximately 10 – 15 minutes to complete.

Residents of Balonne, Bulloo, Maranoa Regional, Murweh, Paroo and Western Downs Regional Council areas apply to St Vincent de Paul Society viahttps://drought.svdp.org.au/apply  For assistance with the application (if required) Ph 1300 846 643, email: droughtrelief@svdp.org.au or visit: https://www.vinnies.org.au/page/Find_Help/drought_assistance/

Residents of Quilpie Shire apply to The Salvation Army viahttps://www.salvationarmy.org.au/need-help/rural-support/drought-community-support-initiative/   For assistance with the application (if required) Ph 1300 551 030.

 QCWA Public Rural Crisis Fund (PRCF) The QCWA are currently assisting farmers and their families with household support in flood and drought affected areas, in every part of Queensland.  Assistance is limited to one successful application per calendar year. Support is given in the form of grocery vouchers, store credit or being able to pay some overdue accounts such as utility bills. For more information, Ph 07 3026 1220 email: prcf@qcwa.org.au; Ann Leahy’s Electorate Office Ph 1800 625 430 or visit:  https://qcwa.org.au/Public-Rural-Crisis-Fund

Australian Government Support and National ServicesIndividuals, families, farms, and rural and regional communities can access a range of services and support to help them manage during times of hardship, including drought, and prepare for future conditions.   It is important that those in need of support do not self-assess their eligibility for assistance and instead seek advice from an expert, like a rural financial counsellor.  For more information on services and assistance available, please access the following link:  https://farmhub.org.au/

The Rural Financial Counselling Service Southern Queensland (RFCS-SQ)Rural Financial Counselling Service Southern Queensland provides free, impartial, confidential, and responsive rural financial counselling services, supporting and assisting primary producers, and small and medium businesses experiencing financial hardship.  For more information, Small and Medium Business call 1300 732 777, Primary Producers 07 4622 5500 or visit: https://www.rfcssq.org.au/.  If you do not have internet access, please contact Ann Leahy’s Electorate Office Ph 1800 625 430 or warrego@parliament.qld.gov.au; for assistance.

Other Grants and Assistance available to Businesses and Employers, Individuals and Households: To find information and stay up-to-date on the Australian Government’s latest support for businesses and employers, individuals and households visit:  https://ourcomeback.gov.au/#useful-links  or call 13 28 46. For Queensland Government business grants and assistance visit: https://www.business.qld.gov.au/   or Ph 1300 654 687.

 

Ann Leahy MP — Member for Warrego

Shadow Minister for Local Government

Roma Office       T: 4570 1100 or 1800 814 479 PO Box 945 ROMA Q  4455

Dalby Office T: 4519 0700 or 1800 625 430 PO Box 262 DALBY Q 4405

E warrego@parliament.qld.gov.au   F www.facebook.com/AnnLeahyLNP


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201215: Three Cats Design – Maranoa Regional Council – Christmas Art Workshop – 7 to 12 years

Christmas Art Workshop
FREE by the Maranoa Regional Council
Make your own Handmade present labels and Christmas Tree Star!
Book your place now. 7-12 years
Tue Dec 15th 10am – 11.00am, Roma.
Message Three Cats Design Facebook page or email to book, places limited.

 

Facebook Page: Three Cats Design

Email: info@threecatsdesign.com.au


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Abundance Studios – Piano, Voice and Music Theory Instruction

Abundance Studios new logo

Private music instruction in piano, voice and music theory by Loretta Waldron.

 

Please contact Abundance Studios for more information including cost.

M: 0410 627 464 |  hello@lorettawaldron
PO Box 1227 Roma  Queensland 4455
Facebook Page:  Abundance Studios

 


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ACE Apprenticeships Centre

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What we do:  ACE Apprenticeships Centre operates in Qld under a contract from the Australian Government to provide information & advice regarding apprentices & trainees.  ACE will conduct the sign up, complete the training contract, register the apprenticeship with the Qld government, notify the Registered Training Organisation & administer the Federal Government employer incentives & apprentice & trainee personal benefits, if eligible.  ACE is a free service funded by the Australian Government.

Phone: 1300 ACE 4 MRAEL (1300 223 467)

Address: 14/123 Margaret Street, Toowoomba QLD 4350 (Staff travel to Roma)

Website: MRAEL Limited

 

 

 


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Apprenticeship Support Australia

apprenticeship support australia

 

  • Introducing an all new apprenticeship support experience across Australia.
  • Long Description
    Apprenticeship Support Australia is contracted by the Australian Government to provide skills development advice and solutions to businesses across Australia as part of the Australian Apprenticeship Support Network (AASN).We combine the 60 years collective experience of Australian Business Apprenticeships Centre in NSW, VECCI Apprenticeship Services in VIC, CCI Apprenticeship Solutions in WA and Business SA’s Australian Apprenticeships Centre.Backed by the Australian chamber movement, we are committed to building a better Australia by playing a vital role in promoting participation in and increasing completion of vocational education and training programs, including apprenticeships and traineeships.

    Noel Radunz
    Industry Training Consultant | Australian Business Apprenticeships Centre

    123 Margaret Street, Toowoomba QLD, 4350
    Tel 1300 652 236 | Mob 0439 441 905  | Fax 1300 650 755

     

    Phone: 1300363831

 

 


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Art and Ceramic Classes

Art and Ceramic classes

  • at studio3 Community Art Centre (behind the Library) – 38 to 44 Hawthorne Street
  •  Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays
  • 10am to 12.30pm
  • Classes are with a qualified teacher
  • For Adults or Children
  • Relaxing
  • For more information please phone 0407 119 982

Roma Hobby Ceramics Roma (Personal Facebook Account) Roma Hobby Ceramics Roma (Facebook Page)

 


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AusApp Pathways – Apprenticeship and Traineeship App

For more information, please click the link below:

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Ballet Classes for over 40’s

Adult Ballet $15 per lesson. Wear clothes you can move in and socks/sockettes/stockings so you can borrow ballet shoes. COME and GIVE it A GO.


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