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SMBI Well Being Hub – Getting Connected

September 7, 2018

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Island associations and businesses are getting together to promote Wellbeing in our community

FREE Entry, Transport Available!!

Would you like to get out and about, meet new people, have some fun and link with health and wellbeing service providers on the Islands? Come on down and visit the new SMBI Wellbeing Hub which consists of a number of spaces on Macleay Island.

Every Tuesday a group of local orgs will be opening their doors and inviting all community members 0 – 100+ years to come and be a part of the wellbeing movement on the SMBI. Participating places include the Macleay Island Progress Hall, Bay Islands Community Services, The Organic Farm, Macleay Island State School Playgroup, Curlew Cove Children and Family Centre, My Health Aisle and Running Wild Youth Org.

Tuesday Transport – The MI Lions club bus will travel on a circuit between hub spaces. Leaves the Progress Hall at 9am, 10am, 11am and 12pm

Every Thursday the Curlew Cove Children and Family Place will be open to all community members (especially little people and their favourite adults) to participate in fun activities at their beautiful fully fenced play space and centre.  (Transport from the jetty available)


What’s on?


MI Progress Hall - Russell Terrace 9am – 3.00pm

·      9.15am Laughter Yoga

·      9.30am Board games – Scrabble, Trivial Pursuit, Cribbage, Mah-jong,

·      Chess – (Australian champion teacher)

·      10am -2pm Library open, computer access

·      11am Devonshire tea (gold coin donation)

·      12.00pm Entertainment




Bay Islands Community Services – MI Community Centre Southsea Terrace 9am – 3pm


·      Centrelink access point

·      Information

·      Emergency assistance

·      Office services



Organic Farm – Lonicera Street 9.30am to 3.30pm

  • 9.30 am 'Friends of the Farm' Volunteer program.

  • 10.30 am Happy Cafe (starting Oct)

  • 12.00pm   Jam Session. Everyone is invited to bring an instrument, sing a long or just enjoy the tunes.

  • Lunch, Organic Coffee & Tea and cold drinks are available.  



Playgroup @ Macleay Island State School 9.00am – 10.45am

  • Free

  • Facilitated by a teacher

  • Story time at 10am

  • Please bring a hat, water and morning tea/snack for your child/children


Curlew Cove Children and Family Centre – Curlew Street Thursday 10am -2pm (open by request on Tuesdays)

  • Drop in space for children and their parents/carers

  • 10.15 Steiner story telling

  • 11am Embody Birth Group (pregnancy group)


Running Wild Youth Culture 9am – 3pm

·      Drop in to meet the Running wild crew, learn about training and volunteer opportunities

·      School holiday programs

·      Visiting youth support services


My Health Isle Emerald Isle Shopping Centre

·      Visiting services

·      Health food store and gifts


If you provide Wellbeing activities/services on Russell, Lamb, Karragarra or Macleay Islands, please contact Connie from Relationships Qld Email:  Mobile: 0448 168 943  Telephone: 07 3423 6907 (VOIP 15001










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