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Bookfest 2014

Lifeline Newcastle & Hunter will once again be holding their annual Bookfest at Newcastle Basketball Stadium on 13 and 14 September.

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DRUMBEAT Workshop

The DRUMBEAT relationship program is taught to young people and adults across Australia, using music to enhance communication and engagement. A professional development training workshop is taking place in Newcastle from 15-17 September.

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Partnership to Support Students

Students facing difficult circumstances are set to benefit from a partnership between the University of Newcastle and The Smith Family that aims to improve access and participation in tertiary studies.

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Graduates of League

The Newcastle Knights Graduates of League Program provides players with a system of support for vocational learning through to higher education.

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Getting to Know Belinda Bow

In February this year, Novocastrian and UON alumnus Belinda Bow headed to Nepal to direct and produce a documentary intended to put 3 Angels Nepal, an NGO working to stop human trafficking, on the world stage and give a voice to the people they are dedicated to helping.

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Getting to Know Glenn Turner

Novocastrian businessman and Hunter Medical Research Institute Chairman Glenn Turner is embarking on a self-funded three-month solo trek through Europe in an effort to raise awareness of our society's number one health epidemic - lack of physical exercise.

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Everything You Need to Know About Firstchance

Housed within the University of Newcastle’s Special Education Centre, Firstchance is a not-for-profit organisation that supports families with a child with a disability by providing a range of quality early childhood intervention and school age programs.

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