Category Archives: Training & Workshops

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Abundance Studios – Piano, Voice and Music Theory Instruction

Willy Wagtail - Abundance

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 |  loretta@abundancestudios.com.au
PO Box 1227 Roma  Queensland 4455
Facebook Page:  Abundance Studios

 


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ACE Apprenticeships Centre

mrael group

 

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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AusApp Pathways – Apprenticeship and Traineeship App

For more information, please click the link below:

Ausapp


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Become a Leader Online

Become a Leader Online is here!
The Become a Leader face-to-face program has reached over 190 people across 13 locations. Now we’re online so every person with disability can become a leader and take control! It is a four topic e-learning course that will take you through becoming a leader in your own life and in the community around you. Throughout the course you’ll have access to a forum where you can connect and be mentored. We have got together a group of key leaders who will drive this mentoring process.

Graduates of both the online and face-to-face program have a larger forum open to them, with the chance to network and connect with other leaders from across NSW and even Australia! Graduates from our face-to-face program will receive an email letting them know their login details for the forum.

Become a Leader Online is for everybody. Whether you just want some help speaking up at family dinners or you have plans to run for local council, you will gain valuable skills by completing the program.
Sign up at Become a Leader and unlock your potential today!

 


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DancewEST03

Dancewest
Dance wEST03 provides dance classes for children (4yrs+) and adult students in the genres of ballet, jazz, street jazz, tap, hip hop, contemporary, lyrical and acrodance.
Our school offers excellent and diverse dance education with qualified and experienced dance teachers from the Australian Teachers of Dance syllabus (ATOD).  Through Dance wEST03’s affiliation with ATOD we are able to provide students with the unique opportunity to participate in exams in many areas of dance.
Workshops are also provided on a regular basis so that students may experience cutting edge moves from some of the industries leading national and international performers/choreographers.
Dance wEST03 aims to provide a friendly, supportive, social yet disciplined environment that nurtures your children’s confidence, self esteem and creativity.  Our goal is to provide the same opportunities to our children as those in larger city centres BUT MOST OF ALL we strive to foster a life long LOVE & PASSION for dance.  Our dance school offers a wealth of knowledge and a passionate teaching staff that will work hard to inspire your child.
For more information please contact Jodie Noon 0419232740 or email info@dancewest.com.au (Please note that I live outside of mobile range so email is the best way to contact me)

Facebook Page: DancewEST03

Website: Dance West


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Edrine Keegan School of Ballet

Edrine Keegan School of Ballet

About:

 

Vital Info:

Cost: Please contact organisation

Location: Roma

Contact:  Edrine Keegan 07 4622 1967 or 0428 752 896

or Birrali Schefe 07 4622 1391

Facebook: 

Edrine Keegan School of Ballet (Page)

Edrine Keegan School of Ballet  (Closed group, you will have to ask to join.)

 

Times for classes 2016 are as follows,

Monday …. Primary 3.30 – 4.30
Gr. 2 4.30 – 5.30
Gr 4 5.30 – 6.30
Inter F. 6.30 – 7.30
Interm. 7.30 – 8.30

Tuesday Pre-Prim 3.30 – 4.30
Gr. 1 4.30 – 5.30
Gr 3 5.30 – 6.30
Gr 5 6.30 – 7.30
Gr 7 7.30 – 8.30
Wednesday .
Jnr. Tap 3.30- 4.15
Snr Tap 4.15 – 5.00

Friday Jazz/hiphop 3.30 – 5.00
Gr 6 5.00 – 6.00
Gr 8 6.00 – 7.00 or open point class

All ages and male or female welcome


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EJB’s Music Tuition – Piano and Music Theory Tuition

EJB's Music Tuition

 

 

For more information and to contact, please click on the link below:

Facebook Page: EJB”s Music Tuition

EJB's Music Tuition 2

 

 

 


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Event 180131: Ann Leahy’s Funding Update – December 2018

Ann Leahy’s January 2018 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 have been sent a copy of the 2017/18 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)

The Gambling Community Benefit Fund (GCBF) round 96 will open in mid-January and close at 11:59pm on Wednesday 28th February 2018.  Grants up to the value of $35,000 are available to eligible not-for-profit community groups. For more information contact the Coordinator 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  

 

HP Kids Fund

Applications close on 5th February 2018.  Principals and Teachers can apply for a $10,000 grant to be used towards HP technology, by creating a short, engaging video (maximum 60 seconds) describing how this grant could help students at their school be more innovative and achieve better STEM learning outcomes. For further information Ph 1800 770 456, email kidsfund@thehphub.com contact Ann Leahy’s Electorate Office Ph 1800 625 430 or visit:  http://kidsfund.thehphub.com

 

$10,000 Art in Bark Bursary

Created for a rural, regional or remote area aspiring artist enrolled to study their first year of the Bachelor of Fine Art at Queensland College of Art, Griffith University, the Bursary is intended to support a student settling into study, buying equipment or materials, or contributing to accommodation expenses.  Closing date is Sunday, 21st January 2018.   For more information and to apply, go to www.griffith.edu.au/art-bark-bursary or contact Ann Leahy’s Electorate Office Ph 1800 625 430.

 

Tackling Tough Times Together – Round 9 – closing date extended

Applications close on 12th January 2018.  This grant program helps communities access the resources they need to support one another through the ongoing effects of drought.  Grants of up to $20,000 are available to eligible organisations in local government areas that are drought declared.  Expressions of interest are invited for a small number of higher valued grants for larger-scale and multi-year projects that have a broader impact.  Funding will support community-based activities that both help to relieve current stressors and symptoms, but most importantly, build capacity and resilience for the future.  Funds could also support activities that engage people in being active, exploring options and creating something that will stand the test of tough times.  For more information contact Jacki Dimond at the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal by email: toughtimes@frrr.org.au; Ph 1800 170 020, Ann Leahy’s Electorate Office Ph 1800 625 430 or visit www.frrr.org.au;

 

Rural Education Australia Program – REAPing Rewards Round 7

Applications close on Monday, 15th January 2018.  A national program targeting educational outcomes in rural and remote communities, REAPing Rewards supports locally-driven projects and programs that directly benefit people up to 18 years of age, and their educators, through grants up to $10,000. For more information: Ph 1800 170 020, contact Ann Leahy’s Electorate Office Ph 1800 625 430 or visit

http://www.frrr.org.au/cb_pages/rural_education_australia_program_-_reaping_rewards.php

 

Inger Rice Foundation

Ongoing grants of amounts up to $5,000 are available through the program that seeks to fund incorporated organisations involved with supporting relationships between young children and their families/carers, in particular, children from pre-birth to primary school entry (0-5) within Australia.  Eligible activities include: Early intervention programs, Family support programs, Resources, Training required for implementation of programs, Eligible applicants include incorporated organisations. For more information contact the program administrator Ph 0438 897 933 email:  inger.rice.foundation@gmail.com  or contact Ann Leahy’s Electorate Office Ph 1800 625 430.

 

Get Started Vouchers – Round 11

Voucher applications open on 24th January 2018 and provide up to $150 to those who can least afford to join a sport or recreation club. The predominate eligibility criteria for the program is for the child/young person, or the parent, guardian or carer, to hold a valid Centrelink Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card with the child/young person’s name on it. If there are significant issues that prevent the parent/carer/guardian from applying, a referral agent may apply on their behalf. Voucher applications will close on if not fully allocated as expected prior. For more information visit: https://www.qld.gov.au/recreation/sports/funding/getinthegame/getstarted/clubs-terms/#application or contact Ann Leahy’s Electorate Office Ph 1800 625 430 or if acting as a referral agent, visit https://www.qld.gov.au/recreation/sports/funding/getinthegame/getstarted/refer/

 

Get Planning Spaces – Round 1

Applications open on 12th February 2018 and close on 18th April 2018 for funding of up to $100,000 for organisations to develop quality infrastructure planning to improve the decision making and strategic planning for sport and recreation infrastructure across Queensland.  Eligible projects include: state wide facility planning, regional recreation planning, regional sports facility planning, local sport/recreation planning, sport and recreation precinct master planning.  Eligible organisations can only be funded for one project. For further information:  state level organisations – contact your client manager Ph 3338 9259, local government authorities contact the nearest regional office on 1300 656 191 for information on eligibility requirements and the application process, email southwestsportrec@nprsr.qld.gov.au; contact Danny Nearhos Ph 4531 8526 (Maranoa and Western Downs), Anna Barrett Ph 4596 1006 (Balonne), Dana Bradow Ph 4596 1006 (Bulloo, Murweh, Paroo and Quilpie), Ann Leahy’s Electorate Office Ph 1800 625 430 or visit:  www.qld.gov.au/recreation/sports/funding/getinthegame/

 

ANZ Staff Foundation Grants

Closing on Monday, 15th January 2018 applications can be made for grants of up to $5,000  for community projects that relate to one or more of the following areas: Education and employment, Urban and rural economic and social divides, Improving financial literacy or money management, Urban sustainability through environmental education or revegetation programs.  Organisations must be charitable, and have Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) Item 1 status in order to apply for an ANZ Staff Foundation grant. For more information Ph 1300 133 472, Ann Leahy’s Electorate Office Ph. 1800 625 430 or visit http://www.eqt.com.au/charities-and-not-for-profits/grants/community-grants

 

The SunSmart Shade Creation Initiative Grant Scheme

Designed to assist organisations who have limited funds to increase sun protection. The scheme provides grants to not-for-profit community organisations and schools. Details of the grant scheme for 2018 are yet to be finalised, however it is expected to open at the beginning of the 2018 school year when there will be an application period of approximately 6 – 8 weeks. Guidelines for 2017 initiative are available at

https://cancerqld.org.au/cancer-prevention/programs-resources/sunsmart-shade-initiative-2017/

 

Norman Wettenhall Foundation – Small Environmental Grants Scheme 

The next round opens on Tuesday, 12th December 2017 and offers varying amounts in support of groups or individuals undertaking projects that will make a positive difference to the natural living environment, in land, sea or air, rural or urban. Projects meeting eligibility criteria around flora and fauna conservation, threatened mammal conservation, and landscape restoration and education will be favourably received and should involve any of the following:-  monitoring, recording and sharing data;  delivering community education;  providing community capacity building (e.g. skills training, organisation);   research and science. For more information Ph 03 5472 1316 email beth@nwf.org.au  contact Ann Leahy’s Electorate Office Ph 1800 625 430 or visit:  http://nwf.org.au/grants/small-environmental-grants/

 

Queensland Anzac Centenary Grants – Lasting Legacies Round 6

Applications close at 9pm, Sunday 28th January 2018 for amounts from $20,001 to $80,000.  Grants acknowledging the First World War or significant Queensland military milestones in the past 100 years are available for, but not limited to historical research and educational projects, preservation and conservation, interpretation and/or display of First World War history, stories, memorabilia and artefacts, the acquisition of First World War memorabilia, the restoration or enhancement of existing memorials and honour boards and public commemorative events.  For further information Ph 3003 9173 email: anzac100grants@premiers.qld.gov.au contact Ann Leahy’s Electorate Office Ph 1800 625 430 or visit http://anzac100.initiatives.qld.gov.au/grants/

 

Queensland Anzac Centenary Grant – Spirit of Service – Round 5

Online applications will open on 16th October 2017 for projects under $20,000 commemorating the Australian centenary of the First World War, and the outstanding service and sacrifice of Queensland’s men and women. The program prioritises projects that are focused on the First World War, however funding may be available for projects or activities that commemorate other wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations.  Eligible local councils, universities, parents and citizens or parents and friends associations, incorporated associations or bodies (e.g. RSL, church or club) corporations operating on a not-for-profit basis are encouraged to submit applications by the closing date of Sunday 4th March 2018 at 9pm.  For more information Ph 3003 9173 email: anzac100grants@premiers.qld.gov.au; contact Ann Leahy’s Electorate Office Ph 1800 625 430 or visit http://anzac100.initiatives.qld.gov.au/grants/

 

The Courier Mail Children’s Fund

Offering financial support to charitable organisations throughout Queensland to help them meet the needs of children with special needs, matching funds raised by successful applicants. Eligible organisations must be registered Australian charities endorsed as deductible gift recipients (but not another ancillary fund).  Deductible Gift Recipients must be listed with the Australian Taxation Office under Item 1of the Table in Section 30.15 of the Income Tax Assessment Act, 1936.  Eligible activities include financial assistance for:   – Mobility and learning aids.  – Recreational and respite programs.  –  New technologies. – Medical equipment.  – Educational equipment and assistance.  There are no minimum or maximum funding amounts specified.  This program is open on an ongoing basis: – .For more information, contact Program administrator at The Courier-Mail Children’s Fund T: 07 3666 6073 E: cmcf@news.com.au; contact Ann Leahy’s Electorate Office Ph 1800 625 430 or visit:  http://www.childrens.fund/how-you-can-apply/

 

The Sidney Myer Fund and the Myer Foundation Small Grants Program

Supports initiatives targeting the following groups: communities experiencing social and economic exclusion with particular emphasis on Indigenous Australians, asylum seekers and refugees, and people living in isolated rural and remote areas of Australia, children and young people from disadvantaged backgrounds who lack the opportunity to improve their wellbeing. The program supports small, discreet projects that meet the needs of a community rather than supplementary funding for large projects. Open on an ongoing basis for further information contact Ann Leahy’s Electorate Office Ph 1800 625 430 or the Myer Foundation E:  admin@myerfoundation.org.au; or visit:  www.myerfoundation.org.au/grants

 

Farm Management Grants – Succession Planning Rebates

Access to rebates of up to $2500 are now available to help tackle family business and succession planning costs.   Professional advice in relation to succession planning, or a family member wanting to acquire an interest in the family business, can apply for a rebate of up to 50% of fees paid for the advice, with a maximum of $2500 per applicant, per financial year.  Advice must come from a suitably qualified professional adviser such as an accountant, financial planner or solicitor. For further information on how eligible applicants in receipt of professional advice can apply for a rebate on fees paid for the service, visit: http://www.qrida.qld.gov.au/ freecall 1800 623 946 or Ann Leahy’s Electorate Office Ph 1800 625 430.

 

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 further information regarding any of these grant programs.

 

Wishing All a Merry Christmas and a Prosperous New Year

 

 

Ann Leahy MP — Member for Warrego

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

St George Office T: 4519 0700 or 1800 625 430 PO Box 503 ST GEORGE Q 4487

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