April 2024 Coordinator’s Update

Welcome!

Live Well Community Space

We have had some new groups starting to use our Community Centre spaces, such as

  • after school board games on Tuesdays,
  • evening board games every second Friday
  • every third Thursday, is WordPlayers a creative writing group where members write on a set topic each month, share their writing and give feedback to others.

See the LWT Events Calander for the details of these great social opportunities.

University of the Third Age

We were very happy to host the University of the Third Age last month who visited both our Community Centre in Wynyard and our Community farm at Oldina.

It coincided with the unveiling of our Wild Foods garden interpretation sign, we have been very grateful for the Cradle Coast Authority in funding this project, we will now be able to produce lots of saltbush chips, as well as it being a demonstration of other Tasmanian edible plants.

Our Right Place

Our Right Place project is going well with 18 people signing up for the Right Place training to be
conducted by Michelle Towle from the Tasmanian Health Service.

The members of the Right Place will then know how to help connect people to services, which will be assisted by another aspect of the project which is adding Waratah-Wynyard services to the database FindHelpTas.

Volunteers Needed

We are looking for volunteers young and old to be part of our Intergenerational Digital Storytelling Project. The workshops will be held during the July school holidays.

The results are to be displayed as part of the Spring loaded Festival.

If you can help contact the LWT Coordinator Robin Krabbe info@lwt.org.au

Look what the Stork Brought

There is a great new program by the Larapi Child and Family Centre starting during May, in recognition of the vital period of the first 1000 days of life. Do you have a new baby?

The Look What the Stork Brought program is for parents who have recently welcomed a baby into their home.

Waratah Wynyard Communications and Engagement Survey

The Waratah-Wynyard Council has a Communications & Engagement Survey currently open, complete the survey and get one free adult entry ticket to the Ransley Veteran Car Collection at Wonders of Wynyard.

Free ticket survey: Communications & Engagement Survey Link

Youth Week

Our Youth Leaders and Councillors united to celebrate Youth Week recently, serving a free sausage sizzle, free ice-cream, Youth Services Stalls, Skate Ramp, games and creating a safe place for young people to gather and be in the fresh air.

Four Youth Leaders workshopped with bighART to come up with a pitch that they delivered to the community, Mayor, Deputy Mayor and Councillors at the event about what they would like to see if they were Mayor of Waratah-Wynyard Council.

The Youth Leaders have now been invited to deliver these speeches to all of the Councillors at a workshop in May