Nambour Community Centre Resources

Understanding the Value of Community, an evaluation report

During the first half of 2013 5 students from the University of the Sunshine Coast worked closely with 12 activities that were offered at Hinterland Community Development Association of Caloundra (HCDAC) and Nambour Community Centre. The students discussed with the activity participants the outcomes they achieved and what they liked and disliked about the activity. This report documents the outcomes from this work. To read a copy click here

Nambour Good Beginnings family support evaluation

The various services that originate from the Nambour Good Beginnings office in Nambour were externally evaluated in the second half of 2010. A big thank you to the families, volunteers and staff that participated in this activity. From NCC’s point of view it was a really useful experience with some great validation and learnings. To read the report click here.

Evaluation – Nambour Good Beginnings Kenilworth family support work

The outreach work that Nambour Good Beginnings has been involved in with a wonderful group of families at Kenilworth was externally evaluated in early 2009. To read the report click here.

Culturally Appropriate Tenancy Information (CATI) project

In mid 2009 NCC worked in cahoots with the Sunshine Coast Housing Company around a short term project focusing on tenancy awareness & issues for international students and people working on the coast on 457 visas. The final report from the project is a short document that has some interesting learning’s, to check it out click here.

We are in the process of working out how to make available the video resource developed by the CATI project, so stay tuned.

Food for Thought workshop manual

In 2009 NCC and a number of other community & neighbourhood centres on the Sunshine Coast hosted Food for Thought workshops that were developed by students from the School of Health & Sport Sciences, Faculty of Science, Health &

Education Centre of the University of the Sunshine Coast. For these workshops a short manual was developed that has some wonderful ideas about;

  •  Eating sustainably & in an environmentally friendly way
  • Places to purchase local food
  • Ways to preparing food to maintain it’s nutritional value
  • Foods that are good value nutritiously and cost wise
  • Planning a tasty weekly menu that is based around local, sustainable and
  • Budget conscious food choices.

click here to download a copy.

Multiculturalism on the Sunshine Coast

Many people believe that the Sunshine Coast is a mono-cultural region, but the statistics show us a different story. The following data about the Sunshine Coast region was drawn from the 2006 Australian Bureu of Statistics. click here to download a copy.

SEXY and LOCAL Workshop

On the 25 October 2012 the Sunshine Coast Community Cooperative hosted a workshop about public relations and communicating the value of neighbourhood and community centers at the North Shore Community Centre.

  • Click here to download the workshop notes
  • Click here to download the workshop presentation from Dr Lorraine O’Neill – Strategic approaches to attract funders and partners
  • Click here to download the workshop presentation from Peppi Buetti – Creatively communicating the best messages