Current Newsletters

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Issue 46 : July 2017

For July 2017 our newsletter features articles on Maari Ma's NAIDOC Breakfast, New Bubs, Pregnancy Balance, Surprise Visit for Guy, NAIDOC 2017 Flag Raising ceremony, NAIDOC Hospital Community Room, Alinta’s Lifestyle Change, IPTAAS, White Ribbon Movie Night, Lead Program, Community Survey, Staff Update, NAIDOC Yarning Group - and more!

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Issue 45 : June 2017

Our June 2017 community newsletter features stories on World No Tobacco Day, Red Nose Day, New Bubs!, Smoking and Pregnancy, School Services Expos, Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea, Supporting Suicide Prevention, Mother’s Day Raffle, Mental Health Education Session, White Ribbon Colouring Competition, IPTAAS, Community Survey, Smoke Free Homes & Cars, Have you had your flu vax? - and more!

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Issue 44 : May 2017

For the month of May our community newsletter features news on Mother's Day, the Mother’s Day Raffle & Morning Tea, Little J & Big Cuz, World No Tobacco Day, Youth Week, Youth Workshop: Dareton, Clontarf Luncheon, Menindee Youth Day, Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea, My Choice Matters, Yarning Group, 2017 Legal Aid Civil Law Clinics, Maari Ma Youth Health Clinic, Maari Ma Staff Update, Community Survey, Maari Ma’s Lead Program and more!

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Issue 43 : April 2017

Our April Community Newsletter has all the latest news on Cooking at Miraga, Anzac Day, the Aboriginal War Veteran: Reg Saunders, Close The Gap Day, Close the Gap Day at Playgroup, Have your kids had their Fluvax?, Easter Closure Dates, a delicious Easter Bunny Cupcakes Recipe, Update from Clontarf, Promoting Healthy Choices at Broken Hill High School, Active Kids, Maari Ma Staff Update, Yarning Group, Home Medicines Review and more!

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Issue 42 : March 2017

For the month of March our newsletter features articles on Close The Gap Day, Easter Closure dates, Australia’s Healthy Weight Week, White Ribbon, NAIDOC Week 2017, Well Done Bianca!, 2017 Far West Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Open Art Prize, Maari Ma Staff Update, Aboriginal Women’s Yarning Circle, Adult Dental Clinics at Maari Ma and more!

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Issue 41 : February 2017

Our 2017 Community Newsletter for February features events and important dates for the year, New Bubs, Healthy Weight Week, Valentine’s Day, Human Rights Day, White Ribbon Raffle, World Cancer Day, a message of congratulations for Maari Ma’s Primary Health Worker trainees for completing their traineeships, High School Scholarships information, Playgroup and Cooking Group for Parents, Maari Ma Staff Update, 2017 Legal Aid Civil Law Clinics and more!

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Issue 40 : December 2016

Merry Christmas from all of us! For December we have all the news on White Ribbon Day, Maari Ma Staff Update, Appliance Replacement Offer, Tobacco Tips for the holiday season, Tackling Indigenous Smoking TV ads, HIPPY Graduation, HIPPY and Playgroup Christmas Party, Christmas closure times, Where to find Santa in town, Cricket at Clontarf, and a recipe to make delicious seasonal Reindeer Cupcakes!

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Issue 39 : November 2016

For the month of November our community newsletter features stories on National Children's Week 2016, our congratulations to Taylor & Michael on their wedding, New Bubs, TV & Radio ads, Wilcannia Community Christmas Dinner, After School Cooking Group Recipe, Food Safety Week, Maari Ma Staff Update, Perinatal Depression & Anxiety Awareness Week, Indigenous Scholarships, White Ribbon Day, World COPD Day, Leadsmart Launch, Renal Medicine and more.

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Issue 38 : October 2016

Our October 2016 newsletter features stories on October Mental health Month, "OCSOBER", National Nutrition Week, White Ribbon, Work and Development Orders, After School Cooking Group Recipe, iPads coming soon to Maari Ma Health, ATSI Health Checks, National Children’s Week 2016, PINKTOBER, World COPD Day 2016 and more.

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Issue 37 : September 2016

For September our newsletter has all the news on Father's Day, including the Father's Day Raffle winners, Elders’ Birthdays, New Bubs, International Peace Day, After School Cooking Group, Active Kids, Maari Ma Dental Team, Is Your Child Ready for Big School? Photo Competition, Staff Update, Women’s Health Day, Respiratory Clinic, NSW Children’s Week, R U OK?, World Suicide Prevention Day, Save The Date — Mental Health Month, Maari Ma’s Tackling Indigenous Smoking (TIS) Team visits Alesco and more.

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Issue 36 : August 2016

Our August 2016 newsletter features news on TAKE BLAKTION, an Elder’s Birthday, New Bubs, International Day of the World’s Indigenous People, IPTAAS, Healthy Bones Action Week, World Breastfeeding Week, Hepatitis Awareness Week, Local Council Elections, a Maari Ma Staff Update, Aboriginal Women’s Group, Alex’s Education Session, White Ribbon Morning Tea, Smoking and Breastfeeding, National Dental Week 2016 and more.

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Issue 35 : July 2016

For the month of July our newsletter has stories on the NAIDOC fun day at Sturt Park, Elder's Birthdays, New Bubs, the Echocardiogram Clinic, Staff Update, an Indigenous Language Song Competition, The Tobacco Control Project, and our After School Cooking Group has a great recipe for some tasty beef & veggie sausage rolls!

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Issue 34 : June 2016

Our June 2016 newsletter features stories on World No Tobacco Day, National Families Week, our recent Health Services Expos at Willyama High School and Broken Hill High School, Mother's Day Pampering, Youth Workshop Community Invitations, Real NSW Photo Competition, Fluvax information, Australia's Biggest Morning Tea, Maari Ma Staff Updates, and details of our new program: Tackling Indigenous Smoking.

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Issue 33 : May 2016

For May our newsletter features articles for Mother's Day, our Mother's Day Raffle, Elder's Birthday, New Bubs, Mums Group, National Families Week, World No Tobacco Day, Australia's Biggest Morning Tea, Legal Aid Civil Law Clinics, Menindee Health Service Celebration, Youth Workshop & Community Invitation (PLEASE NOTE - This event has been CANCELLED), Victims of Crime Support Services, Maari Ma Staff Update and Maari Ma's brand new Lead Program.

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Issue 32 : April 2016

Our newsletter for April features stories for ANZAC Day, Elders' Birthdays, Close the Gap Day 2016, White Ribbon Australia - including the winners of our White Ribbon and Easter raffles, our Paediatric Clinic, details about Fluvax, a delicious cornflake cookies recipe, details on the Living Desert Dash Fun Run, Maari Ma staff update and more.

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Issue 31 : March 2016

For March our newsletter features Close The Gap Day, An Elder’s Birthday, New Bubs, Belly Casting, Healthy Weight Week, Youth Promotional Wear, Sober Selfie Cricket Day, Landlord Advice, About Australian Hearing, 2016 Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Prize, Indigenous Community Links, Maari Ma Staff Update and more.

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Issue 30 : February 2016

Our first newsletter of 2016 features event information, New Bubs, Elder's Birthdays, Valentine's Day information, Work & Development Orders, Healthy Weight Week, Willyama ACES Day, HIV Awareness Week, Australian Hearing, Healing Foundation Apology, Early Years, Maari Ma Staff Update and more.

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Issue 29 : December 2015

Merry Christmas from all of us! For December our newsletter has the latest stories on the Far West NSW Business Awards, Elder's Birthdays, New Bubs, Maari Ma Staff updates, White Ribbon Day, Postnatal Depression Awareness Week, HIPPY Graduation, Tobacco Tips, Tasty Christmas Recipes, details about our Christmas Closure, the Christmas Pageant and to let you all know that Santa is in town!

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Issue 28 : November 2015

Our November newsletter features stories on Mental Health Month, Diabetes Australia Walk to Work Day, Postnatal Depression Awareness Week, White Ribbon Day, Wilcannia Community Christmas Dinner, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Halloween, Aboriginal Youth Health Program, Food Safety Week, Highway to Health and a Maari Ma Staff Update.

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Issue 27 : October 2015

For October our newsletter has all the latest stories on the Maari Ma Primary Health Care Service grand opening, Maari Ma's 20th Anniversary Ball, a tribute to Gloria King, articles on National Ride2Work Day, Mental Health Month, R U OK? Day, NSW Children's Week, National Nutrition Week, Australian Hearing, ATSI Health Checks, and Sir Madam Salon's visit to Broken Hill.

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Issue 26 : September 2015

Our September newsletter features articles for Father's Day, National Stroke Week, New Bubs, Deadly Tots App, White Ribbon Update, Is your child ready for school, After School Cooking Group, Ophthalmology Clinic, Maari ma staff updates and more.

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Issue 25 : August 2015

For August our newsletter features articles on White Ribbon Night, the NAIDOC celebrations, Lead Ted, celebrating 20 years of Maari Ma Health, National Dental Week, World Breastfeeding Week, After School Cooking Group, Maari ma staff updates and more.

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Issue 24 : July 2015

Our July newsletter features all the event details for the NAIDOC celebrations, plus information on Elder’s Birthdays, Green Eggs at Bugdlie Preschool, Helping Hand Yarning Group, New Smoking Laws, Optometry Clinic, Fluvax, Early Years and more.

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Issue 23 : June 2015

This month our newsletter features details about World No Tobacco Day, New Bubs, Home Visits, Healthy Eating, poetry by Dorothy Law Nolte, Patient Feedback, The Helping Hand Yarning Group and more.

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Issue 22 : May 2015

Our May newsletter features details about Mother's Day events and competitions, Elder's Birthdays, New Bubs, Belly Casting, World No Tobacco Day, the Women's Yarning Group, Healthy Start and ATSI Health Checks and more.

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Issue 21 : April 2015

This month's April newsletter features Easter at the After School Cooking Group, details of the Primary Health Care relocation, Close The Gap Day 2015, Dr. Penny's Farewell, Renal Medicine, two delicious recipes and more.

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Issue 20 : March 2015

Our March newsletter reports on Close The Gap Day 2015, New Bubs, Healthy Weight Week, the Crossroads Program, Year 7 Orientation Day, the Cardiology Clinic and more.

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Issue 19 : February 2015

This month our February newsletter features details about our brand new Primary Health Care Service due to open in March, Elder's birthdays, New Bubs, Antenatal Classes, our Mobile Clinic, FEBFAST, The Early Years, Healthy Weight Week, Home Medicines Review and more.

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Issue 18 : December 2014

Our Christmas newsletter features details about New Bubs, Sue & Dennis' wedding day, White Ribbon Day, Physiotherapy Clinic, Tobacco Tips for the holidays, Yummy Christmas Recipes, Maari Ma closure times and dates, Staff updates, Tiffany Cattermole's inspiring hard work to become a registered nurse, and all the details about Santa coming to town! Maari Ma would like to wish all of you a very Merry Christmas and a safe and happy New Year!

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Issue 17 : November 2014

Our November newsletter features details about Halloween After School Cooking, Elder's Birthdays, Belly Casting, Well Women's Health Night, "Be YOU Neak", White Ribbon Event, Staff Updates, Breast Cancer Awareness, Optometry Clinic, Postnatal Depression Awareness Week and much more.

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Issue 16 : October 2014

The October Maari Ma Community newsletter features articles on Highway to Health, quitting smoking, New Bubs, and event information for National Nutrition Week, Mental Health Month, Deadly Factor, be YOUnique, National Children's Week and more - with past events such as World Suicide Prevention Day and the Wilcannia & Menindee Fun Days.

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Issue 15 : September 2014

The newsletter for September features articles for National Stroke Week, Father's Day, how to get SMS appointment reminders, Elder's birthdays, learning about fruit, Maari Ma podiatry services, Aboriginal transport services, a healthy recipe for chicken strip wraps, GP clinics, information and advice on your child's first school year, and Maari Ma Staff updates.

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Issue 14 : August 2014

Our August newsletter features details about the Outback Rugby League, Elder's birthdays, New Bubs, the NAIDOC celebrations in Sturt Park, information about the role of the Keeping Well Team, this month's Aboriginal Women's Gathering and the latest Maari Ma Staff updates.

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Issue 13 : July 2014

The July newsletter features our recent Girl's Night In event, Elder's birthdays, New Bubs, News on the recent move of the Maari Ma regional offce in Broken Hill, Staff updates, and all the latest events information for this year's NAIDOC week!

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Issue 12 : June 2014

Our June newsletter features the World No Tobacco Day event, Elder's birthdays, New Bubs, Aboriginal Women's Gathering, Maari Ma Staff updates, photos from our Kid's Cooking Group, and a recipe to make your own delicious and healthy sushi rolls.

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Issue 11 : May 2014

This month our newsletter features the Mother's Day event at Maari Ma’s Child and Family Building, Elder's birthdays, Healthy Start Program, important information about the Flu Vaccination, details about our new Wilcannia mobile clinic and a tasty healthy recipe for tuna patties.

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Issue 10 : April 2014

The new Maari Ma community newsletter features reports on Close The Gap Day, birthdays, new bubs, community events, programs and health information. Included is also a special healthy recipe for a great-looking and tasty Easter bunny veggie tray.

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Issue 9 : March 2014

The March edition of our newsletter features the winner of our Adult Art competition, information on our Independent Living Skills Program, Healthy Weight Week, community events, and more.

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