Indigenous Community Links (formerly Community Support Service) has operated since July 2009. It is designed to support Indigenous community members and their families, by providing links and referrals to a range of mainstream and Indigenous services, such as welfare and social support, employment, family violence, health (including drug and alcohol services), legal, child care and housing. Services also encourage the development and fostering of relationships with other service providers by promoting access and pathways to their services, including through the provision of Internet access.Indigenous Community Links operates through a network of 65 not-for-profit organisations, in 88 locations/clusters, representing more than 140 Indigenous communities across Australia.Burrunju Indigenous Community Links is funded by FaHCSIA http://www.fahcsia.gov.au/our-responsibilities/indigenous-australians
The Queanbeyan office of the Indigenous Community Links general holds a yarnup every couple of months. Next Yarn up will be advised and will be held at the ICL Office 216 Crawford Street Queanbeyan NSW
Burrunju Indigenous Community Links provides free internet and computer access for members of the service.Elders are encouraged to have a yarn to Wayne or Michael about using the computers to access information like your online Centrelink, look up information about a project you may be doing or even just keeping in contact with your mob through Facebook and Twitter.
As part of local community celebrations of NAIDOC Week 2014, The Q and Queanbeyan City Council would like to invite local Indigenous artists to exhibit their art works at the Q Exhibition Space in July 2014
If you are an Indigenous artist who lives or works in Queanbeyan and you would like to participate in this exhibition, please contact Kathryn Williams Ph: 0429 373 048 or Georgina Perri Ph: 6285 6170 firstname.lastname@example.orgThe cut-off date for expressions of interest to exhibit is Friday 30 June 2014