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This Week at the Diggers
Oct.
26
to 1 Nov.

This Week at the Diggers

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With so much happening at the Diggers in the coming week, you don’t want to miss out on all of the fun!

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Veterans Health Week
Saturday, 26 October 2019 5:00 pm-
Sunday, 3 November 2019 10:00 pm

Veterans’ Health Week is an opportunity for former and current serving Australian Defence Force personnel, their families and carers to improve the health and wellbeing of themselves and their friends.

Harbord Diggers is hosting a number of key events throughout the week including:

  • Support Services Expo- Tuesday 29 October, 5pm

  • Walk For Wellbeing- Wednesday 30 October

  • A Day At The Diggers- Thursday 31 October, 10am

  • A festival of mateship, sacrifice, courage and endurance Comedy For A Cause- Friday 1 November, 7.30pm Tickets $30 person available at www.harborddiggers.com.au with all proceeds going to Homes For Heroes.

Full information about Veterans’ Health Week available at harborddiggers.com.au


Official Stage 2
Saturday, 26 October from 10:00 am
Sunday, 27 October 2019 5:00 pm

A celebration of Health, Wellbeing, Fitness and Swimming at the new Harbord Diggers. Meet the operators, check out the facilities, enjoy the entertainment, fun and games across the weekend


Diggers Cash Draw
Wednesday, 30 October from 7:30

Swipe your membership card at the reward kiosk every Wednesday from 5pm for your chance to win $1,000 cash to be won every Wednesday from 7.30pm leading up to the major draw of $20,000!!
 Authorised under NSW Permit LTPS/19/35426





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Veterans' Health Week
Oct.
26
to 3 Nov.

Veterans' Health Week

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Veterans’ Health Week is an opportunity for former and current serving Australian Defence Force personnel, their families and carers to improve the health and wellbeing of themselves and their friends.

Harbord Diggers is hosting a number of key events throughout the week including:

  • Support Services Expo- Tuesday 29 October, 5pm

  • Walk For Wellbeing- Wednesday 30 October

  • A Day At The Diggers- Thursday 31 October, 10am

  • A festival of mateship, sacrifice, courage and endurance Comedy For A Cause- Friday 1 November, 7.30pm Tickets $30 person available at www.harborddiggers.com.au with all proceeds going to Homes For Heroes.

Full information about Veterans’ Health Week available at harborddiggers.com.au

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COVERED Cocktail Championships 2019
Oct.
28
7:00 pm19:00

COVERED Cocktail Championships 2019

  • Round Four - Manly Spirits Co. Distillery (map)
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The COVERED. Cocktail Championship is here!

The fiery battle of the beaches’ bartenders is just around the corner. Things will be heating up over four rounds, culminating in an incendiary grand final at Manly Spirits Co. Distillery in Brookie. The cocktail comp is sponsored by the iconic local distillery, but they’re not the only punters with skin in the game. Each round of the Cocktail Championship will be hosted at a different bar, with a different theme. Competitors will compete in either the professional or apprentice category [under two years in the game].

Whether you’re a rookie mixologist yourself or a pro cocktail sampler [aren’t we all!], a beaches bar owner or you’re just up for an epic party night, you won’t want to miss the hottest four nights of September and October.

21/10/19: Corretto Dee Why
28/10/19 [Grand Final]: Manly Spirits Co. Distillery

This event is sponsored by Manly Spirits Co. Distillery and Danes Speciality Coffee


JOIN US - This Monday, 28th October 2019


VOTE for your Favourite Bar

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BOO! It's a Halloween Party at Manly Spirits
Nov.
1
6:00 pm18:00

BOO! It's a Halloween Party at Manly Spirits

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Celebrate the spooookiest time of year with us at Manly Spirits.

$5 door fee, themed cocktails and the biggest costume party on the Northern Beaches.

Ghostly treats and snacks available from the haunted Food Truck and spooky Specialty Cocktails from the bar will keep you dancing the night away with a simply horrifying set list from a techno Genius DJ.

Go all out with your scary costumes and get the chance to win an amazing Manly Spirits prize worth over $150!⁠

Horror Hunt, Golden Spiders, Dunk n' Apples and guess the famous horror films are all on the game menu to win you prizes.

So what are your plans this Halloween? Join us for a chilling party adventure - we dare you!

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GET 1ST AID READY FOR SUMMER - Mosman
Nov.
2
9:00 am09:00

GET 1ST AID READY FOR SUMMER - Mosman

This first aid course is Nationally Recognised and provides participants with the skills necessary not only to be a first aid representative in a workplace but also to help family and friends in emergency situations. This unit (Provide First Aid – HLTAID003) describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty. The unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

Course Outline - Provide First Aid HLTAID003

  • Introduction to First Aid

  • Basic Life Support Skills

  • CPR

  • Breathing Difficulties and Allergies

  • Chest Pain

  • Shock, Wounds and Bleeding

  • Medical Emergencies

  • Burns

  • Trauma Injuries

  • Fractures and Soft Tissue Injuries

  • Poisons

  • Bites and Stings

  • Heat and Cold Illness and Injury

  • Practical Skills

Please Bring/Wear

  • Comfortable Clothes

  • Lunch

  • Notebook and Pen

  • Towel

  • Certificate of Completion for the online training

Please note: to complete this unit satisfactorily you must be able to perform basic life support skills and perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). If you have a disability that would prevent you from performing the required basic life support skills you are advised that you will not be able to achieve the unit of competency. If however you do not need to obtain a Statement of Attainment but would like the knowledge, you are welcome to enrol.

Online Theory Completion – Before Course Starts

All students will have to complete an online theory course component as a prerequisite to completing the practical session. Students must complete the online theory before the class date – this will take approximately 3 hours. If students fail to complete this, they will not be eligible to attend the practical day. When you enrol for the course you will be sent login details to complete the theory section online (note: if you have not received your login at least one week prior to the course date, please check your junk mail and/or contact the College immediately) - once completed students must print out the Certificate of Completion to hand to their trainer at the beginning of the practical day.

If internet access is an issue please contact the college on 9970 1000. Course fee includes a course manual which will be given to students at the practical day.

_Please note: Students must be at least 14 years and 9 months of age to attend and no discounts are available.

National Recognition

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) - is a means of measuring skills acquired through work or life experiences or through qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. Any student who believes they may be eligible for RPL must apply for this at least two weeks prior to the course commencing. If you apply after the course commences it may not be accepted.

Unique Student Identifier (USI)

From 1 January 2015 it is a requirement of the Federal Government that all students undertaking nationally recognised training will need to obtain a Unique Student Identifier (USI). This involves an easy online application. See USI Fact Sheet for information on how to apply for a USI go to the Unique Student Identifier (USI) Website for additional information.

Please ensure when completing your enrolment information, that the details relating to your name are identical to those on the identification evidence used (eg passport or driver’s licence) when creating your USI eg no abbreviations or nicknames should be used.

Once created, it is important that you keep a record of your USI and access to your accredited training records in a safe place. You will need this information for any future enrolments into accredited training in Australia.


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It's Open Info Night at NBMC - 2020 Course Information Sessions
Nov.
4
5:30 pm17:30

It's Open Info Night at NBMC - 2020 Course Information Sessions

Do you want to upgrade your skills, are you retraining for a new career or looking at improving your employment prospects? Book in to one of our Information Sessions and find out how we can help you.

Following a short presentation of course information you will have the opportunity to ask questions and/or chat face-to-face with our full qualification trainers and admin staff and have all your questions answered. Find the information you need to help you choose and enrol in your ideal accredited course.

Accredited Courses available at NBMC:

  • Diploma of Early Childhood Education & Care CHC50113

  • Certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care CHC30113

  • Certificate III in Individual Support CHC33015 – specialising in Aged Care, Home & Community Care or Disability

  • Certificate IV in Community Services CHC42015

  • Certificate IV in Leisure & Health CHC43415

  • Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance HLT33015

  • Certificate III in Health Services Assistance HLT33115

  • Certificate III in Business BSB30115

  • Certificate IV in New Small Business BSB42618

  • Diploma in Leadership & Management BSB51918

  • Certificate IV in Leadership & Management BSB42015

  • Certificate I in Information, Digital Media & Technology ICT10115 ( Basic Computing Skills course fully funded by NSW Govt for Aust/NZ Citizens, Aust Permanent Residents and Humanitarian Visa Holders).

  • Certificate IV in Human Resources BSB41015

  • Certificate IV in Accounting & Bookkeeping FNS40217

Limited places available so please book into one of our sessions by enrolling below.

For further information, please contact the College on 9970 1000.


Wednesday 20 November 2019 | 5.30pm to 6.30pm or 6.30pm to 7.30pm
Level 1, 14 William Street, Brookvale

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Melbourne Cup at Bistro Manly
Nov.
5
12:00 pm12:00

Melbourne Cup at Bistro Manly

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Join Bistro Manly for a wonderful afternoon of fun, fashion, sweepstakes and fabulous food!

Always a sell-out, so book now and reserve your table.

  • Seafood buffet + 3 hour beverage package

  • $124 per person

  • Watch the race LIVE on our big screens

  • Back a winner with fun sweepstakes

For more information, call our Event Executive, Emily on 61 (02) 8966 7171

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Melbourne Cup at the Diggers
Nov.
5
12:00 pm12:00

Melbourne Cup at the Diggers

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Celebrate the race that stops the nation in style at our private Ocean Terrace event.
Canapés throughout event. Live entertainment, DJs to follow the big race, Sweeps, Best Dressed Prizes, Huge Cinema Screen, Betting Facilities, Gorgeous Inside & Alfresco Venue and Glass of Chandon on arrival. Tickets $60

Restaurants

AcquaFresca by Pilu
Shared seafood antipasto, choice of mains and dessert and prizes for best dressed.
Tickets Members $90 | Guests $98 | Bookings Tel: 9071 8681

Teddy Larkin's Seafood & Steakhouse
Champagne and nibbles on arrival, 3 courses, lucky door prizes.
Tickets $120 | Bookings Tel: 8592 4276

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GET 1ST AID READY FOR SUMMER - Narrabeen
Nov.
22
9:00 am09:00

GET 1ST AID READY FOR SUMMER - Narrabeen

This first aid course is Nationally Recognised and provides participants with the skills necessary not only to be a first aid representative in a workplace but also to help family and friends in emergency situations. This unit (Provide First Aid – HLTAID003) describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty. The unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

Course Outline - Provide First Aid HLTAID003

  • Introduction to First Aid

  • Basic Life Support Skills

  • CPR

  • Breathing Difficulties and Allergies

  • Chest Pain

  • Shock, Wounds and Bleeding

  • Medical Emergencies

  • Burns

  • Trauma Injuries

  • Fractures and Soft Tissue Injuries

  • Poisons

  • Bites and Stings

  • Heat and Cold Illness and Injury

  • Practical Skills

Please Bring/Wear

  • Comfortable Clothes

  • Lunch

  • Notebook and Pen

  • Towel

  • Certificate of Completion for the online training

Please note: to complete this unit satisfactorily you must be able to perform basic life support skills and perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). If you have a disability that would prevent you from performing the required basic life support skills you are advised that you will not be able to achieve the unit of competency. If however you do not need to obtain a Statement of Attainment but would like the knowledge, you are welcome to enrol.

Online Theory Completion – Before Course Starts

All students will have to complete an online theory course component as a prerequisite to completing the practical session. Students must complete the online theory before the class date – this will take approximately 3 hours. If students fail to complete this, they will not be eligible to attend the practical day. When you enrol for the course you will be sent login details to complete the theory section online (note: if you have not received your login at least one week prior to the course date, please check your junk mail and/or contact the College immediately) - once completed students must print out the Certificate of Completion to hand to their trainer at the beginning of the practical day.

If internet access is an issue please contact the college on 9970 1000. Course fee includes a course manual which will be given to students at the practical day.

_Please note: Students must be at least 14 years and 9 months of age to attend and no discounts are available.

National Recognition

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) - is a means of measuring skills acquired through work or life experiences or through qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. Any student who believes they may be eligible for RPL must apply for this at least two weeks prior to the course commencing. If you apply after the course commences it may not be accepted.

Unique Student Identifier (USI)

From 1 January 2015 it is a requirement of the Federal Government that all students undertaking nationally recognised training will need to obtain a Unique Student Identifier (USI). This involves an easy online application. See USI Fact Sheet for information on how to apply for a USI go to the Unique Student Identifier (USI) Website for additional information.

Please ensure when completing your enrolment information, that the details relating to your name are identical to those on the identification evidence used (eg passport or driver’s licence) when creating your USI eg no abbreviations or nicknames should be used.

Once created, it is important that you keep a record of your USI and access to your accredited training records in a safe place. You will need this information for any future enrolments into accredited training in Australia.


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Machines & Macchiatos Triple Shot Super Show
Nov.
23
to 24 Nov.

Machines & Macchiatos Triple Shot Super Show

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A 2 DAY FESTIVAL of Machines, Entertainment & Gourmet food.

All to raise funds for our amazing charities - Bear Cottage & Cure Brain Cancer. Together we can make a difference.

The Triple Shot Super Show, will be more than just a regular motor show. It will be something the Northern Beaches & Sydney has not seen before. An event for everyone, not just motoring enthusiasts.

At the heart of the event is an experience that will be fantastic, fun, entertaining and engaging for every participant. Be it the machine owner, motoring enthusiast or the mums and dads who want a nice day out with the family.

SATURDAY

The event is a fun, entertaining and delicious way to start the festivities. Loaded up with food trucks, live band, a bar, kids amusement rides and a Drive-in-Open-Air Cinema.

It’s a FREE event, however to watch the movie there’s a small fee.

SUNDAY

As the sun rises on we start a whole new day of festivities, jam packed with loads of fun stuff. There will be a huge display of unique machines from all corners of the globe with plenty of other things to keep you occupied and entertained.

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Introduction to LinkedIn - Personal Use
Dec.
6
9:30 am09:30

Introduction to LinkedIn - Personal Use

Learn how to navigate the world’s largest professional networking site, LinkedIn. This introductory course explains what LinkedIn is and how it can help you manage your professional identity online.

Topics include
• Setting up your bio
• Adding a picture to the correct size
• How to write your bio so that people will listen
• Adding people to your network
• Understanding the platform
• Using hashtags
• Understanding linked in messenger for establishing contacts.


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GET 1ST AID READY FOR SUMMER - Narrabeen
Dec.
7
9:00 am09:00

GET 1ST AID READY FOR SUMMER - Narrabeen

This first aid course is Nationally Recognised and provides participants with the skills necessary not only to be a first aid representative in a workplace but also to help family and friends in emergency situations. This unit (Provide First Aid – HLTAID003) describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty. The unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

Course Outline - Provide First Aid HLTAID003

  • Introduction to First Aid

  • Basic Life Support Skills

  • CPR

  • Breathing Difficulties and Allergies

  • Chest Pain

  • Shock, Wounds and Bleeding

  • Medical Emergencies

  • Burns

  • Trauma Injuries

  • Fractures and Soft Tissue Injuries

  • Poisons

  • Bites and Stings

  • Heat and Cold Illness and Injury

  • Practical Skills

Please Bring/Wear

  • Comfortable Clothes

  • Lunch

  • Notebook and Pen

  • Towel

  • Certificate of Completion for the online training

Please note: to complete this unit satisfactorily you must be able to perform basic life support skills and perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). If you have a disability that would prevent you from performing the required basic life support skills you are advised that you will not be able to achieve the unit of competency. If however you do not need to obtain a Statement of Attainment but would like the knowledge, you are welcome to enrol.

Online Theory Completion – Before Course Starts

All students will have to complete an online theory course component as a prerequisite to completing the practical session. Students must complete the online theory before the class date – this will take approximately 3 hours. If students fail to complete this, they will not be eligible to attend the practical day. When you enrol for the course you will be sent login details to complete the theory section online (note: if you have not received your login at least one week prior to the course date, please check your junk mail and/or contact the College immediately) - once completed students must print out the Certificate of Completion to hand to their trainer at the beginning of the practical day.

If internet access is an issue please contact the college on 9970 1000. Course fee includes a course manual which will be given to students at the practical day.

_Please note: Students must be at least 14 years and 9 months of age to attend and no discounts are available.

National Recognition

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) - is a means of measuring skills acquired through work or life experiences or through qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. Any student who believes they may be eligible for RPL must apply for this at least two weeks prior to the course commencing. If you apply after the course commences it may not be accepted.

Unique Student Identifier (USI)

From 1 January 2015 it is a requirement of the Federal Government that all students undertaking nationally recognised training will need to obtain a Unique Student Identifier (USI). This involves an easy online application. See USI Fact Sheet for information on how to apply for a USI go to the Unique Student Identifier (USI) Website for additional information.

Please ensure when completing your enrolment information, that the details relating to your name are identical to those on the identification evidence used (eg passport or driver’s licence) when creating your USI eg no abbreviations or nicknames should be used.

Once created, it is important that you keep a record of your USI and access to your accredited training records in a safe place. You will need this information for any future enrolments into accredited training in Australia.


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Celebrate 50 Years of Lifeline Northern Beaches
Oct.
18
7:30 pm19:30

Celebrate 50 Years of Lifeline Northern Beaches


Lifeline Northern Beaches are celebrating 50 years of serving the community at a special event at Manly Wine Suites on 18 October. Get your friends, family, colleagues together for fantastic evening of live music, comedy, food stations and surprises set across from the golden sand and pristine waters of Manly Beach. Over $20,000 of raffle prizes to be won, plus an amazing auction item worth $12,000!

TICKETS $70
Includes beverage upon arrival, canapés and food stations, photo booth souvenir, gift bag with over $100 worth of vouchers and gifts.

The evening will celebrate the amazing impact you have enabled us to achieve in providing crisis support and suicide prevention services to Australian’s in need 24/7 over the last 50 years.

Sponsors Manly Wine, Landmark Travel Manly and Bendigo Bank Freshwater are supporting Lifeline Northern Beaches on the night.

For further information on contact 9949 5522 or events@lifelinenb.org.au

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Ghosts of Opera Past
Oct.
18
7:00 pm19:00

Ghosts of Opera Past

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Come and hear opera’s “ghosts” sing their most famous and enchanting music! From the beloved tragedy of Madama Butterfly’s “Un bel di” to the heart-wrenching melodies of Turandot’s “Nessun Dorma”, Opera Bites will beguile you (and maybe scare you just a tiny bit) as you hear from the spirits of operas past! Matched up with a heavenly three course dinner to hold body and soul together in grand operatic style in Q Station’s historic Governor Bourke Ballroom.

 

Link to further info is here: https://www.qstation.com.au/ghosts-of-opera-past.html  

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Aerobic Dance for Mental Health Awareness with Body & Balance
Oct.
18
9:30 am09:30

Aerobic Dance for Mental Health Awareness with Body & Balance

Join Jill Healy-Quintard from Body & Balance this Friday at North Steyne Surf Club for Aerobic Dance for Mental Health Awareness.

As the topic of mental health becomes more and more prevalent in today’s society, an increasing amount of research surrounding the positive effects of dance on mental health has emerged.

When you move, you feel good. It is common knowledge dancing has positive effects on our physical wellbeing. Feel-good endorphins kick in and we begin to feel less stressed. As these chemicals are unleashed throughout our body they help improve one’s mental state; even one ‘lively’ session of dance can reduce depression.

So come along for a Fusion of Aerobic Dance, Yoga and Meditation.

Wear your Lycra, Headband and ‘Let's Get Physical’.

Current Card Holders and Casual Rates Apply.

5% of Class Takings will be donated to aid research for Mental Health and any donations for The Black Dog Institute would be greatly appreciated.

For Bookings and more details email Jill on: jill@bodyandbalance.com.au


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GET 1ST AID READY FOR SUMMER
Oct.
18
9:00 am09:00

GET 1ST AID READY FOR SUMMER

This first aid course is Nationally Recognised and provides participants with the skills necessary not only to be a first aid representative in a workplace but also to help family and friends in emergency situations. This unit (Provide First Aid – HLTAID003) describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty. The unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

Course Outline - Provide First Aid HLTAID003

  • Introduction to First Aid

  • Basic Life Support Skills

  • CPR

  • Breathing Difficulties and Allergies

  • Chest Pain

  • Shock, Wounds and Bleeding

  • Medical Emergencies

  • Burns

  • Trauma Injuries

  • Fractures and Soft Tissue Injuries

  • Poisons

  • Bites and Stings

  • Heat and Cold Illness and Injury

  • Practical Skills

Please Bring/Wear

  • Comfortable Clothes

  • Lunch

  • Notebook and Pen

  • Towel

  • Certificate of Completion for the online training

Please note: to complete this unit satisfactorily you must be able to perform basic life support skills and perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). If you have a disability that would prevent you from performing the required basic life support skills you are advised that you will not be able to achieve the unit of competency. If however you do not need to obtain a Statement of Attainment but would like the knowledge, you are welcome to enrol.

Online Theory Completion – Before Course Starts

All students will have to complete an online theory course component as a prerequisite to completing the practical session. Students must complete the online theory before the class date – this will take approximately 3 hours. If students fail to complete this, they will not be eligible to attend the practical day. When you enrol for the course you will be sent login details to complete the theory section online (note: if you have not received your login at least one week prior to the course date, please check your junk mail and/or contact the College immediately) - once completed students must print out the Certificate of Completion to hand to their trainer at the beginning of the practical day.

If internet access is an issue please contact the college on 9970 1000. Course fee includes a course manual which will be given to students at the practical day.

_Please note: Students must be at least 14 years and 9 months of age to attend and no discounts are available.

National Recognition

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) - is a means of measuring skills acquired through work or life experiences or through qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. Any student who believes they may be eligible for RPL must apply for this at least two weeks prior to the course commencing. If you apply after the course commences it may not be accepted.

Unique Student Identifier (USI)

From 1 January 2015 it is a requirement of the Federal Government that all students undertaking nationally recognised training will need to obtain a Unique Student Identifier (USI). This involves an easy online application. See USI Fact Sheet for information on how to apply for a USI go to the Unique Student Identifier (USI) Website for additional information.

Please ensure when completing your enrolment information, that the details relating to your name are identical to those on the identification evidence used (eg passport or driver’s licence) when creating your USI eg no abbreviations or nicknames should be used.

Once created, it is important that you keep a record of your USI and access to your accredited training records in a safe place. You will need this information for any future enrolments into accredited training in Australia.


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Oct.
18
9:00 am09:00

USANA SurfAid Cup Manly 2019 - Surf and Save lives!

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On Friday 18 October 2019, the USANA SurfAid Cup returns to iconic Manly Beach.

The USANA SurfAid Cup Manly is a tag-team surf competition open to long or short boarders who raise funds in order to compete. Each team is made up of four amateurs and one pro or local legend. The team that raises the most money gets the first pick from an impressive line-up of pros and local legends.

The SurfAid Cup raises money for SurfAid's lifesaving interventions in remote communities in Indonesia. By improving access to clean water and sanitation, basic healthcare, and nutrition, SurfAid has dramatically reduced maternal and child death near places we all love to surf.

The event has been supported by some of surfing’s most recognised names including Tom Carroll, Shane Dorian, Mark “Occy” Occhilupo, Layne Beachley, Flick Palmateer, Rob Machado, Owen Wright, Simon Anderson, Sally Fitzgibbons, Luke Egan, Laura Enever, Lisa Andersen, Joel Tudor, Strider Wasilewski, Nat Young and Taj Burrow.

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Plant Party at Gro Urban Oasis!
Oct.
10
10:00 am10:00

Plant Party at Gro Urban Oasis!

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Spring Plants + people  =  a Plant Party!!!!

It’s Spring and we’re celebrating.  You’re passionate about plants and we are too so we are running a day where plant dreams can come true.

We’ll start with something for our next gen planters ‘ the kids’ : with planting workshops and how to’s plus terrarium workshops where they can bring dinosaurs and fairies to roam their creations Midday madness will include planting demos, sustainability guidance + talks with our guest hort pros (all questions welcome!) Wrap it up with more demos, talks + styling tips from our fab team Throughout the day we’ll of course welcome our VIP guests those fab, hard to find plants that you call your unicorns and also have in store competitions, prizes and did we say deals!

 

Save the date - October 10.

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Wine Appreciation Dinner at Bistro Manly
Oct.
4
6:30 pm18:30

Wine Appreciation Dinner at Bistro Manly

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Australia vs France

Come join Bistro Manly for their Wine Appreciation Dinner by Joval Wine Group on Friday, October 4th at 6:30pm.

  • $100 per person

  • Bookings essential

Hosted by Sommelier Michael Phipps, taste eight wines paired with a menu curated exclusively for this occasion by our head Chef, Toshi Ishihara.

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  • Canapés to start.

  • Freshly shucked Sydney rock oysters.42 Degrees Sparkling, Coal River TAS vs. Louis Roederer Brut NV

  • Roquefort blue cheese panna cotta with caramelized figs, baby beetroot, salt and black pepper lavosh.Shaw and Smith Sauvignon Blanc, Adelaide Hills SA vs. Christian Salmon Sancerre, Sancerre, France

  • ‘The Trio’: foie gras mousse in choux, grilled quail breast, duck rillette jelly with mandarin emulsion.Keith Tulloch Chardonnay, Hunter Valley NSW vs. Louis Jadot Chablis, Chablis, France

  • Almond herb crusted rack of lamb with mustard and parsnip puree, potato dauphinoise, caper jus.Two Hands Gnarly Dudes Shiraz, Barossa Valley SA vs. Vincent Paris Syrah, Rhone, France

  • Yuzu lemon curd tartlet, Italian meringue with rhubarb batons.Rockbare Rosé, McLaren Vale SA vs. Aix Rosé Provence, France

For information, call our Event Executive, Emily on 61 (02) 8966 7171

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Kids Cinema: Incredibles 2 at the Diggers
Oct.
4
2:30 pm14:30

Kids Cinema: Incredibles 2 at the Diggers

  • 88 Evans Street Freshwater, NSW, 2096 (map)
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Tickets $10 per child, $10 per adult - ticket includes popcorn
 

Friday 4 October - Incredibles 2 

She's fighting crime. He's battling dirty diapers. For the Incredibles,a successful marriage requires a certain amount of flexibility. 

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Friday 11 October - The Lego Movie 

After being mistaken for the LEGO MasterBuilder, ordinary mini-guy Emmet is swept up in an urgent quest to thwart the evil plans of Lord Business.

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Bricks for Kidz at the Diggers
Oct.
1
1:00 pm13:00

Bricks for Kidz at the Diggers

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Join the Harbord Diggers for the upcoming school holidays as they explore creativity with LEGO

Tuesday 1 October, 1pm - 2.30pm - Jurassic Brickland - Kids will build LEGO® dinousaurs that come to life. Click here for tickets
 

Tuesday 8 October, 1pm - 2.30pm - Brick Safari Adventures - Kids will build their favourite safari animals and create a motorised Jeep to journey them through the jungle. Join us on our safari adventure! Click here for tickets

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Behind the Smile
Sep.
28
7:00 pm19:00

Behind the Smile

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Behind the Smile 2019 is an event not to be missed.

The media has done a pretty good job of raising awareness of mental illness, however equity of funding is not on par with that of physical health and there is a lack of treatment options. All funds raised will be going to the not-for-profit, grassroots organisation Australians for Mental Health. You can read more about them here

One in five Australians aged 16-85 suffer from mental ill health in any one year. Mental illness is the 3rd highest cause of disability in our country, and the rate of death by suicide is almost 3 times the road toll.

The people sharing their experience of mental illness at this years’ event are:

Kathy Kelly - One son was killed after an unprovoked and fatal attack at Sydney's Kings Cross. Four years later their younger son, took his own life. Both boys were 18 years old.

Andrew House - From being homeless and existing only for the next drug, Andrew is now an Alcohol and Other Drug Clinician with The Royal Flying Doctor Service based in Broken Hill.

Elisabeth Shaw - CEO Relationships Australia NSW
Elisabeth is a clinical and counselling psychologist with extensive experience in relationships services.

This powerful event is not to be missed! Real, raw and honest stories of lived experience of mental illness and suicide, to break stigma and bring hope. Funds raised for the not-for-profit organisation, Australians for Mental Health

Tickets include 2 course dinner, drinks, speakers and entertainment by ROCK SOLID. $120 per person or $1000 for a table of 10

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Tribal Dance Workshop with Body & Balance
Sep.
28
3:00 pm15:00

Tribal Dance Workshop with Body & Balance

Join Jill Healy-Quintard from Body and Balance for her tribal dance workshop.

Tribal Dance is a visual and physical journey of movement and mind with the Chakra System as a base. The Chakras are energies connected to different emotions and are placed in seven different points on the spinal column. Each Chakra is connected to the various organs and glands within the body and are responsible for life energy. Tribal and Electro Dance Beats will inspire and bring complete balance to each participant and will finish with YogaNidra Meditation (the Waking Sleep).
This is for any fitness person looking for an alternative in finding life and energy balance.

This session draws on the celebration of life through movement and visualisation with tribal drum beats and electronic dance music based on balancing the Chakras. You will discover how to release powerful and possibly deep emotions that can limit our beliefs in moving forward in life.
(1) What are Chakras?
(2) What is the system of the Chakras?
(3) How balancing Chakras can balance Body and Mind.

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Fever Tree Gin + Tonic Festival
Sep.
27
to 29 Sep.

Fever Tree Gin + Tonic Festival

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Sydney’s ultimate Fever-Tree Gin & Tonic Festival has just announced a few Australian firsts with a line-up of new gins never officially tasted in the country before. Set within the gorgeous Rose Gardens in Centennial Parklands, festival goers will be able to try for the very first time Archie Rose Inside + Outside Gin, Hendrick’s Gin Midsummer Solstice Gin, NZ’s Scapegrace Black Gin plus two new seasonal Fever-Tree tonics, Cucumber and Clementine Tonic Water. These brand-new products form part of a line-up of more than 100 gins and drinks on offer from 40 Australian and international distillers over the three-day weekend, from 27 –29 September. 

Also, for those wanting to really extend their knowledge of gin and get up close and personal with distillers, the Festival has just released the line-up of masterclasses to run over the Festival weekend. Be quick, these sessions will go fast:

Masterclass highlights include:

  • Spice Up Your Gin and Tonic: Adelaide Hills Distillery invites you to change your gin game forever. Join them in a sensory masterclass where you will learn the craft of blending gin

  • Native Australian Ingredients Are Go: Go on a journey with bush food champion and distiller Eddie Brook of Brookie’s Gin. Learn and taste your way through unique Aussie flavours and learn how to use these incredible native ingredients to pimp your gin and tonic.

  • Friday Night Knock-offs: Get the weekend party started with James Irvine of Four Pillars Gin who will show you how to build three fabulous Friday night gin drinks with Fever-Tree as your hero.

  • Cheese and Gin and Tonic – a match made in heaven: how to pair your favourite cheese and G&T with The Gin Queen.

The Fever-Tree Gin & Tonic Festival kick starts on Friday, 27 September from 4pm with Chopper REEDS Fat Freddy’s Drop DJ set headlining later that night, so alongside super gin drinks, gourmet food trucks and a Four Pillars Gin Pig sausage sizzle, festival goers will also be able to dance along to some great spring vibes.

 

GIN VILLAGE & DISCOVERY

Local and international distillers will showcase their best in the Gin Village, including local favourites Archie Rose Distilling Co., Four Pillars Gin, Adelaide Hills Distillery, Never Never Distilling Co., West Winds, Melbourne Gin Co., Manly Spirits Co., Distillery Botanica and international gins including Hendrick’s, Tanqueray, Hayman’s of London, Pinkster, Beefeater, Whitley Neil, and Japan’s Ki No Bi. Mr Black, Australia’s favourite coffee liqueur, will provide a gin alternative.

The Festival will also showcase the best in non-alcoholic botanical spirits including CEDER’s, a non-alcoholic distilled gin and Lyre’s, an Aussie range of crafted non-alcoholic spirits, both just released. Of course, Fever-Tree’s full range of mixers are available to be enjoyed on their own or at the stand-alone, ultimate Fever-Tree bars throughout the Festival.

ENTERTAINMENT

Kick-back and enjoy the live music line-up throughout the weekend at the Fever-Tree Main Stage, all with a gin and tonic in hand.  There will also be a picnic area and chill-out zone to unwind and enjoy the day, along with games and entertainment including Giant Jenga, chess and Connect 4, as well as bean bags and hula hoops.

FOOD

Picnic hampers will be available to pre-order or purchase on the day including prawns, oysters, antipasto and cheese hampers plus gourmet food trucks will be scattered throughout the gardens. Expect Sydney favourites Nighthawk Diner, Taco Hawk and Agape Organic dishing up delicious eats. Head also to Four Pillars Gin for their first Gin Pig sausage sizzle in Sydney. Mr Goaty Gelato will be creating a bespoke gin and tonic-infused gelato especially for the Festival.

Curated by Fever-Tree mixers, the Festival aims to highlight the wonderful world of modern gin and tonic and introduce Sydneysiders to their perfect gin and tonic pairings. With gin sales at an all-time high in Australia at 32% growth, it is the fastest growing category in alcoholic beverages, and the surge in popularity of the humble gin and tonic is unquestionable.  

The Gin & Tonic Festival is the perfect day out to enjoy with friends and family – all that’s needed is a picnic blanket to sit back and taste the finest gin and tonics on offer in Australia. Purchase tickets now before they’re sold out.

EVENT DETAILS:

Location:          Rose Gardens, Dickens Drive, Centennial Park

Dates:              Friday, 27 September – Sunday, 29 September

Times:               Friday: 4 – 10pm

Saturday: 2 – 9pm

Sunday: 2 – 8pm

General admission: $65 + booking fee

Ticket includes entry to The Fever-Tree Gin & Tonic Festival, six mini G&Ts worth $20, live music, entertainment plus complimentary G&T discovery sessions and demonstrations.

Masterclasses: Select your preferred date for tickets and further info on available masterclasses.

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 SYDNEY INSTITUTE OF MARINE SCIENCE (SIMS) Emerald Dinner 2019
Sep.
25
6:00 pm18:00

SYDNEY INSTITUTE OF MARINE SCIENCE (SIMS) Emerald Dinner 2019

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Join the SYDNEY INSTITUTE OF MARINE SCIENCE (SIMS) for their annual Emerald Dinner at the Sergeants Mess at Chowder Bay in Mosman

A night of raising money for this incredible institute, there will be live auctions from Aurora Expeditions, Lizard Island Resort and Captain Cook Cruises.

SIMS needs your help to raise needed funds to continue the support to this world-leading marine science institute and the principal marine research facility in NSW.

TICKETS: Individual Ticket $275 | Table of 10 $2,750

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Manly West Carnival
Sep.
21
10:00 am10:00

Manly West Carnival

Considered the Easter Show of the Northern Beaches  the Manly West Carnival is back with loads of thrill rides...you can climb the Giant Rock Climbing Wall, test your Ninja Warrior skills on the Toxic Big Baller Wipeout, and surf the pipeline on the Big Kahuna Surf machine!!  Plus old favourites - Giant Candy Crush Slide and the Dodgems. The fun never stops! 

All the Carnival games are back - the Chocolate Game, Tombola, Lucky Dip, Laughing Clowns, Duck Pond Float, Milk Can Toss and you can also Get Inked. temporary body art and bling that only takes a day or two to wash off!!!!!

Come and buy some beautiful plants, seedlings and fresh produce straight from our thriving Kitchen Garden program. 

The Manly West Carnival is a foodie's delight. It's a global feast with our Mexican Cantina, Sushi and Bento boxes, Paella and our ever popular BBQ to keep those hunger pains at bay.  We also have beautiful home-made gourmet fare, a lolly booth, fairy floss, Popcorn, Snow Cones and Ice Cream.   And of course, most importantly we have our mobile barista brewed coffee cart for all those coffee addicts to help you get through the day.  

So much fun for younger siblings and local pre-schoolers this year: tea cup rides, Pony Rides, bouncey castles, a Harry Hartog story telling corner, face painting, art and craft making, fairy floss, ice cream and much, much more!

Please help us to make this Carnival our most sustainable yet.  Remember to bring your own Bag, Coffee Cup and Water Bottle tomorrow.  Protect this beautiful environment we live in.


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St Ives Medieval Faire 2019
Sep.
21
to 22 Sep.

St Ives Medieval Faire 2019

  • 450 Mona Vale Road Saint Ives, NSW, 2075 (map)
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St Ives Showground transforms into a world of grand tournaments, lavish food, and brave knights. Immerse yourself in the Medieval Village, savour traditional fare at the Tilt & Counter Tavern, stroll through the market stalls of authentic artisans, and witness knights vying for glory in grand tournaments.

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French Wine & Cheese Tasting
Sep.
18
6:30 pm18:30

French Wine & Cheese Tasting

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Join us for another fantastic evening of wine tasting, this time featuring premium French wines and cheeses.

WINE LIST

Neuve Tailhan Blanc de Blancs, Fance
2016 Joseph Druihan Macon Villages, Maconnais
Very straightforward and direct on the palate. Fresh & light with lovely clean finish. 100% chardonnay.

2016 Joseph Drouhin Chablis, Bourgogne
Dry with fruit and mineral notes. Pleasant and long finish.

2017 Mirabeau ‘Etoile’ Rose, Cotes de Provence
Silky and round. Stone fruit and citrus flavour finish.

2015 Joseph Drouhin Cotes de Nuits-Villages, Bourgogne
Fine red fruit with a balance between tannin, acidity and “gras” (velvety texture).

2017 Domain de Beaurenard Cotes du Rhone, Rhone Valley
Ripe blue fruits, soft tannins and a persistent finish.

2014 Clos Cantenac Petit Cantenanc – Grand Cru, Bordeaux
Full-bodied with some delicate smoky characters leading. Supple, blackberry and plum finish. Fine soft tannins.

Please note: Wines may change without notice.

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