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Residents resist plans to pave dune area
Residents to talk about enhancing their neighbourhood
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Sydney red gum planted for Queen's platinum jubilee
Start of work at Umina Oval welcomed
Mingaletta director awarded Churchill Fellowship
Varroa mite eradication close to completed, says DPI
Pearl Beach resident raises $4500 at 80th birthday party
Last car boot sale for the year
Rotary club plans to sell Christmas trees
CWA branch celebrates Melbourne Cup
Dashcam footage sought after unit fire
Marquee taken from rocky foreshore below Trig lookout
Celebrating 60 years of marriage
Celebrating her 99th birthday
Woy Woy CWA hosts birthday party for Gail
Men's Shed recruits volunteers to finish new Shed
Wednesday night bingo cancelled
Community breakfasts started at Pearl Beach
Childcare centre offered 10-year lease
Rotarians help with barbecue at weekend camp
Ferry company supports restoring heritage boat shed
Trivia night at The Bays
Airlifted to Westmead
Ferry delayed
Produce swap at community garden
Wreath of poppy flowers
Rosemary bushes planted for Remembrance Day
Students honour fallen armed forces members
Community group holds general meeting
Catholic parish celebrates 15 years of church
Dry fortnight as weather warms
Weather monitors wanted
Foreshore proposal to increase building height
Council denies online comments on townhouse proposal
Dual occupancy is bounded by roads on three sides
Six Cities would 'increase costs and lessen local control'
Planning practices ignore council strategies and plans
Is a digital identity for your own safety?
Do regional plan questions remain forever unanswered?
First renovated facilities expected at aged care home
Active case numbers almost double in a week
Immunisation clinic moved
Aged care provider says shortfalls will continue
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An evening of Australian bluegrass and folk music
Arts and crafts at 'pop-up centre'
Quilt for Melbourne Storm fan
Lynn Balfour retires as Ettalong principal
Fourth in State in 10-pin bowling
Taking photos on the oval for art class
Students reminded of rules for riding bikes
Students have Woy Woy waterfront excursion
School collects for displaced Ukrainians in Sydney
Kindergarten students to visit college farm
Schools raise $17,600 for Mary Mac's Place
Nicho Hynes visits his old primary school
Students use rosary beads to count their prayers
Olivia participates in democratic forums
Two-day excursion to Port Stephens
School library closes for the year
Umina campus water polo team finishes third
Sandra and Meena win Minor Pairs
Umina surf club names boat in honour of sponsor
Woy Woy juniors announce next year's coaches
Glen is inducted into Wall of Fame
Disabled surfers hold first event in two years
Melbourne Cup Day pairs event at bridge club
Bridge event for Remembrance Day
New fencing at tennis club
Mixed Pairs semi-finals played
Representative netball opportunities
Bowlers present cheque to Gosford Hospital
Roosters appoint high performance coach
Summer beach training dates released
Roosters announce first Open Women's tackle team
Minor Pairs championship final



Mingaletta director awarded Churchill Fellowship

Mingaletta board member Mr Mark Champley has been awarded a Churchill Fellowship

He plans to travel to Canada, the UK and Holland next year as a Churchill Fellow to learn best practices and conduct research into reverse mentoring.

Mr Champley said he saw reverse mentoring as a unique way of bringing aboriginal and non-aboriginal people together "to celebrate cultural diversity in a safe environment".

"The two-way mentoring process presents opportunities for our First Nations peoples to develop and progress careers and non-aboriginal leaders to gain a better understanding of aboriginal history, culture and issues."

He said he gained satisfaction from "providing a platform where people come together, build connections and share knowledge, creating meaningful relationships".

"The Churchill Fellowship will allow me to conduct research and share knowledge with overseas partners delivering similar programs.

"This will help me to develop and expand the reverse mentoring program and help unite Australians and remove discrimination as we walk in each other's shoes."

Mr Champley was formally presented with the Churchill Fellowship at Government House by NSW Governor Margaret Beazley on October 21.

"It was especially memorable as two of my nine children were present."

He said he applied for a Churchill Fellowship earlier this year.

"The application process was extensive with the final interview being held at the Sydney Hilton Hotel and comprised of a presentation and questions from all nine judges.

He was later contacted by the Churchill Trust and informed that he was the only aboriginal man successful in NSW.

Mr Champley said: "Mingaletta is our local aboriginal community hub and open Monday to Friday and all are warmly welcomed."

He was congratulated by Member for Robertson Dr Gordon Reid, who addressed a meeting of Mingaletta recently.

Mr Champley was pictured at Government House with a painting of former NSW Governor Sir Roden Cutler, who he had met on his only previous visit to Government House as school captain of Balmain High as a teenager.

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