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Aged Care Services in Sydney NSW Australia

Seniors’ Sites Sydney and NSW Alzheimer’s Australia NSW – Support and information. Anti-Discrimination Board of NSW – Part of the NSW Attorney Generals Department, the board can help if you’ve been discriminated against in employment, education and many other areas. Baptist Community Services (BCS) Robertson Centre & Willmette Cottage Carlingford Robertson Centre is a Day… See more

Animals and Animal Welfare Clubs in Sydney and NSW Australia

Animals and Animal Welfare in Sydney and New South Wales Alaskan Malamute Rehoming Aid Aust is a small group of volunteers based in NSW, Victoria and SA with a love and understanding of alaskan malamutes. We assist with the rehoming of Alaskan Malamutes in need all over Australia Avicultural Society of NSW Establish your own… See more

Art and Craft Groups in Sydney NSW Australia

Art and Craft Groups in Sydney and New South Wales Accessible Arts Peak arts and disability organisation for New South Wales, Accessible Arts promotes and provides opportunities for people with disabilities to participate in arts and cultural activities either as audience members; through attending galleries, theatres, museums and festivals; or as participants in art, drama… See more

Cars and Auto Clubs in Sydney and NSW Australia

Car and Auto Clubs in Sydney and New South Wales Alfa Romeo Owners Club of Australia Austin Healey Owners’ Club NSW British and European Automobile Club (Southern Highlands NSW) Buick Car Club NSW Central Coast British Car Club Chrysler Restorers Club Sydney The Citroën Car Club of NSW Classic and Vintage Motor Club of Eurobadalla… See more

Church Groups in Sydney NSW Australia

Church and Religious Groups Anglican Diocese of Sydney Australian Tibetan Buddhist Centre The Baha’i Faith in Australia Buddhist Library and Meditation Centre Mahsiddha Kadampa Buddhist Centre is located in Bondi Junction. The centre provides a facility where people can learn about meditation and the Buddhist way of life. They hold meditation drop in classes in… See more

Community Groups in Sydney NSW Australia

Sydney Community Groups Addison Rd Centre – A non-profit community centre.Ballina District Community Services Association – The BDCSA aims to provide up to date information on a broad range of community services available in Ballina Shire. Centrehouse – A not-for-profit Community Arts & Leisure Centre providing Adults and Kids classes including printmaking, pottery, painting &… See more

Crisis Services in Sydney NSW Australia

Financial Help & Crisis Relief Alcoholics Anonymous Australia ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no… See more

Dancing Societies and Groups in Sydney New South Wales Australia

Dance Societies and Groups in Sydney, NSW Bush Traditions – Aims to promote the playing and enjoyment of Australia’s cultural heritage in word, bush songs, tunes and dances. Harp Irish Set Dancers Sydney Irish Ceili Dancers Northern Beaches Eisteddfod Pasion Flamenco Dance Studio Sydney Scots on the Rocks Scottish country dancing in the heart of… See more

Disability Services in Sydney NSW Australia

Disability Services and Information Sydney NSW Accessible Arts Peak arts and disability organisation for New South Wales, Accessible Arts promotes and provides opportunities for people with disabilities to participate in arts and cultural activities either as audience members; through attending galleries, theatres, museums and festivals; or as participants in art, drama, music, dance and multimedia… See more

Drug Rehabilitation Services in Sydney NSW Australia

Alcohol and Drugs – Information and Rehabilitation NSW Australian Drug Information Network links to an extensive range of information about alcohol and other drugs. Drug Arm Family Drug Support was formed after its founder Tony Trimingham lost his son to a heroin overdose. This site contains up to date information on all aspects of illicit… See more

Emergency Services in Sydney NSW Australia

Emergency Services New South Wales Police, Fire, Ambulance In an emergency dial 000 New South Wales Police Service Crime Stoppers NSW – Report crime online or phone 1800 333 000 If you need police to attend an address or you need immediate police assistance DO NOT PHONE CRIME STOPPERS. In an emergency dial 000 Ambulance… See more

Environmental Groups in Sydney NSW Australia

Environmental Groups Sydney and New South Wales Bankstown Orchid Society The Berry Garden Club at the Berry Gardens. Bromeliad Society of Australia Byron Environment Centre Community Greening – Part of the Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust. This organisation aims to to develop community gardens in public housing estates and on unused public land. Cactus… See more

Fishing in Sydney NSW Australia

Fishing Clubs in NSW Australian National Sport Fishing Association (NSW Branch) Echuca and Moama Sport Fishing Club Eden Sport & Gaming Fishing Club Hawkesbury Nepean Bass Anglers Association (HNBAA) Kuringai Hornsby Angling and Casting Club Inc (KHACC) Lakeside Fly Fishing Club Port Hacking Game Fishing Club Sydney Game Fishing Sydney Fly Rodders Sydney Metropolitan Division… See more

Food and Wine Clubs in Sydney and New South Wales, Australia

Food and Wine Groups in Sydney and NSW Border Wine & Food Society – Albury-Wodonga group that meets the second Monday of each month.  A member of the Federation of Wine & Food Societies of Australia. Cake Decorators Guild of New South Wales – Meet once a month for demonstrations or workshops on sugarcraft, the… See more

Gaming Groups in Sydney NSW Australia

Bridge Clubs & Games Clubs in Sydney and New South Wales ARV Hopetown Bridge Club – Castle Hill Ballina Bridge Club Bathurst and District Bridge Club Carlingford Bridge Club conducts duplicate bridge sessions, lessons and supervised bridge Coffs Harbour Bridge Club  – Chess for all skill levels. Finesse Bridge Club – southern Sydney suburbs. Gosford… See more

Groups for Young People in Sydney NSW Australia

Children and Young People (for and about) Centrehouse – A not-for-profit Community Arts and Leisure Centre in Lane Cove. Girl Guides NSW Branch Manly Musical Society – Youth theatre group. North Sydney Community Centre – Playgroups and after school care. PCYC NSW Playgroup Association of New South Wales Powerhouse Youth Theatre (PYT) – Theatre company… See more

Health Services in Sydney NSW Australia

Health Resources and information Sydney and NSW Australian Drug Information Network links to an extensive range of information about alcohol and other drugs. The Butterfly Foundation – Formerly the Eating Disorders Foundation. Support for eating disorder sufferers, their friends and family. They provide telephone help line, peer support groups, art therapy and more. Bobby Goldsmith… See more

Help and Support for Parents in Sydney NSW Australia

Parents & Families Sydney & NSW Australian Breastfeeding Association Australian Children’s Contact Services Association Inc. (ACCSA)  – A non-profit association which promotes sound analysis of the role and limitations of supervised parent/child contact services, provides a network for members and promotes quality in service provision. Australian Parents Council represents the views and interests of parents… See more

Historical Groups in Sydney NSW Australia

Genealogy and Local History Groups Abermain Heritage Preservation Society – Preserves, prints, records, and teaches the history of the Abermain region, which is located on the South Maitland Coalfield in the Lower Hunter Valley. American Civil War Roundtable of Australia  – NSW Chapter Anglican Diocese of Sydney Archives Archive of Australian Judaica Armidale Family History… See more

Hospitals in Sydney NSW Australia

Hospitals & Medical Services in Sydney Blacktown and Mt Druitt Hospital Canterbury Hospital – A metropolitan hospital with links to Concord Repatriation General and Royal Prince Alfred Hospitals and the University of Sydney. The Children’s Hospital at Westmead – Provides community medical care and paediatric emergency as well as tertiary level paediatric services, with New South… See more

Lawn Bowls Sydney New South Wales Australia

Lawn Bowls Sydney & NSW Once seen as the sport of old people, lawn bowls is increasingly popular with younger players in Australia. Many clubs run barefoot bowls sessions for informal players. Lawn Bowls Associations The Royal New South Wales Bowling Association Lawn Bowls Clubs Sydney Alexandria Erskineville Bowling Club Ashfield Bowling Club Asquith Bowling… See more

Legal Help and Information in Sydney NSW Australia

Legal Help and Information Sydney & NSW Australian Institute of Criminology – Australia’s preeminent national crime and criminal justice research agency. Austlii – Australian Legal Information Institute – Cases & Legislation ComLaw – A guide to Commonwealth of Australia law. Crime Stoppers – Report crime online or phone 1800 333 000 If you need police… See more

Model Train and Miniature Groups in Sydney and NSW Australia

Model Trains, Model Cars, Model Engineers etc Bankstown Steam Locomotive Society Bathurst Miniature Railway Canberra Society of Model & Experimental Engineers Casino Mini Railway Heathcote Soaring League Inc is the largest Radio Control Soaring Club in the Sydney Metropolitan Area. Members’ primary interest is to fly radio controlled sailpanes, electric sailplanes or oldtimer models. Heritage… See more

Multi-cultural Groups in Sydney NSW Australia

Multicultural Groups and Links in Sydney & NSW AfricanOz – An online resource for people of African heritage or those who have an interest in Africa. Austrian Club Sydney Australian Arabic Council – Is committed to human rights and community relations issues affecting the Arabic culture and profile. Australian Jewish Historical Society – The AJHS… See more

Performing Arts Groups in Sydney NSW Australia

Performing Arts, Music and Drama Armidale Symphony Orchestra Arts Theatre Cronulla Aurora Australis – Hunters Hill. “The chorus sings a cappella, predominantly barbershop arrangements, but we are interested in all kinds of music. Our repertoire contains songs from many eras – pop songs, ballads, barbershop, jazz, Christmas carols, Aussie songs and gospel.” Australian Brandenburg Orchestra… See more

Public Speaking Groups in Sydney NSW  Australia

Public Speaking Australian Speak Easy – A national organisation that provides support for people who stutter. Group meetings are held in most states. Visit the website for a list of group venues. Dynamic North Shore Toastmasters North Sydney Achievers – Toastmasters Club The Penguin Club – Public speaking training for women. See groups in New… See more

Radio, Television, Movie Groups in Sydney NSW Australia

Sydney Radio 2BL 702AM – ABC Sydney radio station Bondi FM Eastside Radio 89.7 FM – Not-for-profit community radio station. North Shore Community Radio Station FM99.3 – Run mostly by volunteers. Nova 96.9FM – Contemporary, youth-oriented. Features DJ profiles, programs and links. Triple M – 104.9 FM – On-line stream available through RealPlayer plus music and video clips… See more

Re-enactment Groups in Sydney NSW Australia

NSW Costume & Re-enactment Groups The Black Ravens are a steel weapons medieval reenactment group. We have a nominal 14th century European focus, and have members with interests ranging from the dark ages to the 17th century. Danelaw Medieval Fighting Society Inc one of Australia’s longest running independent Re-enactment groups, claiming a long and glorious… See more

Science Groups in Sydney and NSW Australia

The Astronomical Society of New South Wales – Was founded in 1954. The group holds monthly observation nights at Wiruna. Macarthur Astronomical Society – A group of amateur astronomers based in South Western Sydney. Newcastle Astronomical Society – Hosts observation nights at Macarthur St, Shortland. Northern Sydney Astronomical Society The Royal Society of New South Wales… See more

Services for Children and Young Adults in Sydney NSW Australia

Children and Young Adults Anti-Discrimination Board of NSW – Part of the NSW Attorney Generals Department, the board can help if you’ve been discriminated against in employment, education and many other areas. Australian Children’s Contact Services Association Inc. (ACCSA)  – A non-profit association which promotes sound analysis of the role and limitations of supervised parent/child… See more

Services for Men in Sydney NSW Australia

Men’s Support and Information in Sydney & NSW Anti-Discrimination Board of NSW  – Part of the NSW Attorney Generals Department, the board can help if you’ve been discriminated against in employment, education and many other areas. Alternatives to Violence Project – The Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) is a network of independent not-for-profit grass-roots volunteer groups… See more

Services for Women in Sydney NSW Australia

Women – sources of help in Sydney NSW Alternatives to Violence Project – The Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) is a network of independent not-for-profit grass-roots volunteer groups offering experiential workshops on creative conflict transformation in prisons, schools, and the wider community Anti-Discrimination Board of NSW – Part of the NSW Attorney Generals Department, the board… See more

Social Groups in Sydney NSW Australia

Sydney Social Groups Australian Vegetarian Society – Monthly social events Bush Traditions – Aims to promote the playing and enjoyment of Australia’s cultural heritage in word, bush songs, tunes and dances. Harbour City Bears is an inclusive not-for-profit community group for hairy gay men, their admirers and friends. Parents Without Partners – Support and social… See more

Sport and sporting clubs in Sydney NSW Australia

Sports News, Associations and Organisations ABC Sports News ABC Cricket News AFL Australian Sports Commission Australian Deaf Sports Federation Coast and Mountain Walkers of NSW Hunter Women’s Rugby Union Inc NSW Swimming Pennant Hills Cricket Club Rugby Union Southern Metropolitan District Bowling Association Sportsworld Indoor Sydney Fish Finder guide to fishing in the Sydney region… See more

Support Groups and Services in Sydney NSW Australia

Support Groups – Someone to talk to Lifeline Western Sydney Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury provides 24-hour telephone counselling (Ph: 13 11 14) for people in need and a range of related face-to-face services for people on the North of Sydney including Face-to-Face counselling, Gambling Counselling, Suicide prevention programs, Suicide Bereavement Support Group, Men’s Anger Management… See more

Support Groups for Grief and Bereavement for Sydney NSW Australia

Sydney Support Groups for Grief and Bereavement National Association for Loss And Grief (NSW) Inc in Dubbo The Compassionate Friends New South Wales Inc – extending friendship and understanding to families who are grieving the death of a child. Bears of Hope – Support and guidance for parents who have lost their baby during pregnancy… See more

Support Groups in Sydney NSW Australia

Sydney Support and Networking Groups Amyloidosis Support Groups – US-based. The site publicises all Australian Support meetings. Face to face support groups, resources, phone and guidance. They also have an email support group. Australian Rural Education Centre – AREC’s philosophy is to provide a forum, infrastructure and technical support for education and the exchange of… See more

Victims of Crime Services in Sydney NSW Australia

Victims of Crime Sydney & NSW 1800RESPECT – National counselling helpline, information and support 24/7 – Are you experiencing sexual assault or domestic and family violence? Seeking to support someone who is? We can help. Phone 1800RESPECT on 1800 737 732 or visit www.1800RESPECT.org.au. For more information about a service in your state or local… See more

Volunteer Groups in Sydney NSW  Australia

Volunteer Volunteers are always needed and it is a quick way to make friends.  See also community groups. Amnesty International NSW Bicycle NSW – Needs volunteers to assist with events. Friends of STARTTS (FOS) – An Australian registered charity that supports the work of STARTTS (Services for the Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture and Trauma… See more

Watchdogs and Information for Sydney NSW Australia

Watchdogs and Other Sources of Information Legal Aid NSW – Provides a range of services to people who need advice, assistance and representation, and who qualify for legal aid. NSW Office of Fair Trading – Part of the State Department of Commerce, its role is to safeguard consumer rights and to advise business and traders… See more

Womens Social and Support Groups in Sydney NSW Australia

Sydney & NSW Women’s Groups Business & Professional Women’s Club – Provides opportunities for business and professional women to network, access mentors, develop skill sets and participate in forums to discuss issues of concern with likeminded and diverse women. Country Women’s Association of New South Wales was formed in 1922. Members work for the welfare… See more

Writing and Literature Groups in Sydney NSW Australia

Writing, Literary and Literature Groups Bondi Writers Group Booranga Writers Centre – At Charles Sturt University. Home of the Wagga Wagga Writers Writers (WWWW). Central West Writers Centre – Based in Orange. Children’s Book Council of Australia – NSW Branch Fellowship of Australian Writers – NSW Branch – Includes regional writers groups around New South… See more