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World’s Biggest Car Boot Sale – It’s on again!  Gear up for the next World’s Biggest Car Boot Sale, Hunter Life Education’s flagship fundraising event. Held at the Newcastle Entertainment Centre Precinct on Saturday 21 October 2017, this event is set to impress all attendees….

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Corporate Grant Funding Supports Local School Education

Students and teachers at Woodberry Public School were delighted to receive a visit from Healthy Harold recently who provided important Life Education. Through the generosity of the Coopers Foundation, 50 students were fully funded to participate in the Life Education module delivered to the students…

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World’s Biggest Car Boot Sale a Rolling Success

After its postponement due to atrocious weather conditions, Hunter Life Education’s World’s Biggest Car Boot Sale went ahead in June at the Newcastle Jockey Club, with great success. With around 450 stallholders and over 13,000 people through the gates, this bi-annual event proved to be…

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End of Year Wrap Up: 2014

The importance of the work we do is as relevant today as it has ever been. Our community faces challenges such as an ‘ice epidemic’ in rural and regional areas, widespread chronic alcohol abuse and, soaring rates of overweight and obesity. All of these challenges put…

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Cyber bullying: Government crackdown to target social media sites

By Sue Lannin Published online at http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-12-03/government-plans-cyber-bullying-crackdown/5935560 Social media sites will be targeted under plans by the Abbott Government to crack down on the cyber bullying of children. The Government will this morning introduce a bill into Parliament to appoint a commissioner with the power…

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Junk food brands targeting Facebook kids

AAP JUNK food companies are avoiding TV advertising restrictions by promoting products such as chocolate, ice-cream and soft drink to kids via Facebook, an Australian study shows. THE Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has voluntary restrictions on advertising such food during children’s TV programs,…

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Ice epidemic in rural NSW, health services facing crisis

by Rachel Olding An unprecedented spread of the drug ice in regional and rural NSW is reaching critical levels, experts say, but efforts to tackle the problem are being crippled by an absence of services. Amphetamine use, particularly crystal methamphetamine or “ice”, has risen by…

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