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jibba jabba northern eZine Jibba Jabba is brought to you by Tea Tree Gully, Gawler, Salisbury and Playford Councils. This eZine is your guide to what is happening in and around your local area. Look out for this guide which will come out four times a year. If you want to jump straight to one particular Council’s information, click on the Council title on the side of this page. You can also go to that Council’s website for more info by clicking on the respective Council’s logo. There are many local services in each Council area that have a specific youth focus and you can link straight to their websites from the attached links.


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Are you interested in music? Always thought it would be cool to be a radio presenter? Interested in learning new skills and being on radio? Jibba Jabba Radio is a project that gives nine young people the opportunity to run their own radio show from the PBA FM community radio station in Salisbury. No experience is needed as you will gain industry training to assist in presenting the Jibba Jabba Radio show from PBA FM radio station. Jibba Jabba Radio has two intakes per year in January & July. Participants will work in two teams over a 6 month period and meet each Wednesday night 4 - 7pm to research, develop and record Jibba Jabba Radio. To be involved you need to be 16 to 25 years and live, study, volunteer or work in the City of Salisbury, the City of Playford or the City of Tea Tree Gully. Cost: $150.00 for six month program (works out to be approximately $7.00 per week) Jibba Jabba Radio airs every Friday from 4:35—5pm on PBA FM 89.7

Please contact your local Council if you would like to get involved.

GEORGINA Phone- 8255 5560

KATE Phone – 8253 9928

JODIE Phone - 8426 9800

awler EBONY PREECE, Youth Development Officer: & 8522 9295

What’s On! Put a Spring in your step this school holidays by being a part of one of our nine workshops or four skate parties. Get in on the action and get registered today to make sure you don’t miss out!

For more school holiday activities at Gawler’s libraries and recreation centre check out


Writing & Recording Workshop (2days) Over the 2 day period participants will learn the process of song writing, recording, music technology, careers in music. This is a hands on practical workshop which enables participants to collaborate and meet like-minded people to explore and discover new experiences within music. Each student will receive a CD of all work produced and a certificate of participation. The EMU Tree (Education and Music in Unison) supplies all the necessary recording and sound production equipment to facilitate the program. Prior music knowledge, instrument or singing experience is not necessary. Age: 13yo – 20yo Date: Monday, 30 September & Tuesday, 1 October Time: 10am - 4pm both days Cost: $80pp Venue: Gawler Sport & Community Centre, Nixon Tce, Gawler Booking: Contact the Sport & Community Centre on 8522 9203. A simple application, consent and medical form is required.

Master Chef it Up Everyone loves cupcakes – come and bake and decorate some cupcakes, followed by making a healthy lunch. Age: 11yo – 15yo Date: Monday, 30 September Time: 10.30am – 1pm Cost: $10 includes lunch Venue: Gawler Sport & Community Centre, Nixon Tce, Gawler Booking: Contact the Sport & Community Centre on 8522 9203. A consent and medical form is required.

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awler What’s On! Thunderbird’s Netball Clinic Learn from the best! This year’s premiership Centre of Adelaide Thunderbird’s will run this hands on, exhilarating workshop. Push your limits! Age: 13yo – 16yo Time: 2pm – 3.30pm Cost: $5.00 Venue: Gawler Sport & Community Centre, Nixon Tce, Gawler Booking: Contact the Sport & Community Centre on 8522 9203. A consent and medical form is required.

Balloon Modelling Everyone has a childhood memory of receive a balloon twisted and turned inside and out to make some AMAZING creature! Well it’s time get your balloon on and learn how to create something awesome. Age: 7yo – 14yo Time: 10.30am – 11.30am Date: Friday, 4 October Cost: FREE Venue: Gawler Public Library, Upstairs (take the life), 91 Murray Street, Gawler Bookings: essential, places are limited. Contact 8522 9213.

Aboriginal Dot Painting We’re getting back to our roots and learning from the best. Each participant will paint their own piece and then contribute to a joint mural that will be displayed at the Gawler Sport & Community Centre. Age: 12yo – 18yo Time: 10am – 8.30pm Cost: $10, bring lunch Venue: Gawler Sport & Community Centre, Nixon Tce, Gawler Booking: Contact the Sport & Community Centre on 8522 9203. A consent and medical form is required.

Skate Parties Come along and skate the day away to the top 40 hits out. Age: All ages Date: Monday, 30 September; Wednesday, 2 October; Wednesday, 9 October Time: 12pm – 3pm Cost: $5.50 door entry Venue: Gawler Sport & Community Centre, Nixon Tce, Gawler

layford GEORGINA PEARCE, Youth Development Officer:

What’s On! Hello and welcome to the City of Playford section of the Ezine. There are heaps of fun activities that you can get involved in, check out all of the info below and call to book in. For more information visit the city of Playford website


Hakerspaces Have you ever had a design created on the computer that you wanted to hold in your hands? Rapid Prototyping at Playford Library Hackerspaces will allow you to take a design, digital sculpture, or other almost any other 3D model and create a physical prototype of it. The 3D printing process can build objects of any complexity and may be used to produce tangible forms of: mechanical parts, architectural designs, art work, etc. Will be workshops in 3D printing and introduction to robotics on Thursday nights at both Libraries, as well as mobile workshop in Playford Alive beginning in October.

The Remedy Calling all: Dancers, Rappers and Film Makers, create a Hip Hop film clip with professional artists over six days. At Northern Sound System we will teach you the skills you need to create a film clip. These workshops are free and lunch is include so hook into something amazing! Dates: 6 days inclusive- 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 9th, 10th, and 11th of October Age: 15 - 20 years Time: 11:00-3:00pm Venue: Northern Sound System 73 Elizabeth Way, Elizabeth Cost: FREE

Date: The first Library Hakerspace will be Thursday October 3rd Civic Library Age: all Time: 4-7pm Venue: Alternating every Thursday between Civic and Munno Para Library. Cost: Free Contact: Michelle Mitolo, Placemaking Officer City of Playford. phone (08) 8256 0491 or email

Contact: 8255 5560 to book in

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layford What’s On! Smith Creek Trail

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Smith Creek family Friendly Trail is 3km walking path connecting Stebonheath Park and Smithfield Train Station.

Hang out at NSS on Mondays from 4.30 – 6pm and make hip hop music. Make beats on Ableton Live, jam live on drums and keyboards or book in and record your own raps. 15-20 year old boys and girls.

There will be workshop opportunities during the October holidays to create art installation along the trail. Date: 8/ 9th October Age: 8-12 yr olds Time: TBA when registered Venue: Smith Creek Trail Cost: Free Contact: Michelle Mitolo, Placemaking Officer City of Playford. phone (08) 8256 0491 or email

Call 8255 5560 or email for details. Age: 15 - 20 Date: Monday afternoons (ongoing) Time: 4.30 – 6:00pm Cost: FREE Venue: The Northern Sound System Contact: Nick 8255 5560

Pom Pom

Northern Mosh Alive

A contemporary art space will be set up at the Davoren Park Shops with opportunities for 0-12yrs to work with a variety of established artist beginning the October School Holidays.

If you like your music heavy and your breakdowns brutal, get around Adelaide’s only monthly All Ages Metal Nightclub Northern Mosh Alive. The September show hosts interstate bands – Silent Rose, Interview with an Escape Artist and a gang of local Northern talent.

Work with artists these school holidays creating a sugar wonderland. Date: Monday to Friday of School Holidays and every Saturday during the school term Age: 0-12 years Time: 11am-4pm Venue: Davoren Park Shops Cost: Free Contact: For more information on the program and volunteer eligibility requirements, please contact Annemarie Kohn (8267 5111 or or Michelle Mitolo (8256 0491 or

Date: Saturday 28th September 2013 Age: All Ages Time: 6:30PM Venue: Northern Sound System Cost: $10 Contact: 82555560

ea ree ully CATHY O’LOUGHLIN, Acting HIVE Coordinator: JODIE BROWN, Youth Development Support Officer:

What’s On! Welcome to the City of Tea Tree Gully pages of the Jibba Jabba Northern Ezine.



These coming school holidays are jam packed with awesome activities and HIVE will be buzzing with Cos Play and Schools Out events over the coming months. As always HIVE will be packed full of people, music, fun and laughter – Come and Join Us for some amazing fun.

See yourself through different eyes in this fun and creative workshop for young women aged 12 – 17. Try something different, meet new people and take home with you some new skills and a greater sense of yourself!

For further information visit our Facebook page and like us

Bookings Essential: Contact: 8426 9800

Jodie Brown, Youth Development Officer 8426 9800 or email

Age: 12 - 18 years Date: Wednesday 2nd Oct Time: 2-5pm Cost: free Venue: HIVE 12 Twenty Five 926 North East Rd Modbury

Boyz only Art Design your very own comic strip Age: 12 - 18 year olds Date: Thursday 3rd Oct Time: 3 – 5pm Cost: $5 per person Venue: HIVE 12 Twenty Five 926 North East Rd Modbury Bookings Essential Contact: 8426 9800

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Bollywood Day Immerse yourself in Bollywood with an afternoon of costume making, henna, cooking, dance and films. Age: 12-25 yr Date: Friday 4th Oct Cost: $20 Venue: HIVE 12 Twenty Five 926 North East Rd Modbury Bookings Essential Contact: 8426 9800

Boyz Only Italian Cooking class

Cosplay Quiz Night Bring your friends and wear your costumes to our Cosplay quiz night. Best in show and Peoples choice competition open to any participate on the night. Bring a plate a food to share. A photographer will be here on the night. Age: 12-25 yrs Date: Friday 20th Sept Time: 7-11pm Venue: HIVE 12 Twenty Five 926 North East Rd Modbury Bookings Essential: Contact: 8426 9800

Schools Out with the Sammy D Foundation

Learn how to make your own delicious pasta and gnocchi from scratch with Joe. Bring your appetite!

Let’s celebrate the end of school with an event just for you and get some great advice about safe partying.

Age: Boys 12-25 years Date: Monday 30th Sept Time: 3-5pm Cost: $5 Venue: HIVE 12 Twenty Five 926 North East Rd Modbury

Age: 15-25 years Date: Friday 8th November Time: 3-10pm Venue: HIVE 12 Twenty Five 926 North East Rd Modbury

Bookings Essential Contact: 8246 9800

Bookings Essential: Contact: 8426 9800

alisbury KATE WALKER, Youth Service Officer:

What’s On! Welcome to the City of Salisbury’s pages of the Jibba Jabba Northern Ezine. As the weather starts to warm up, get out and about these school holidays with plenty to do in your community - Growing for Gold, Brain Food, Holiday Chess Program, Cooking & Movie Deal and Self Defence Workshop. Express your interest for the next tournament of Salisbury Midnight Basketball, due to bounce off on October 26. For more school holiday activities at Salisbury’s Community Centres, Libraries and Recreation Centres check out or for other youth activities Get access to a range of youth activities on sport, arts, events and services by liking us on Facebook:

Kate Walker, Youth Services Officer 8253 9928 or email


Holiday Chess Program Organised by Chess School SA, you will learn openings, middle games, endgames, strategies and tactics. Your knowledge will increase and you will become a better player! 10am -12noon lectures and coaching, 12noon - 12.30pm lunch time and playing with giant chess pieces and 12.30pm - 3pm novice chess tournament. Great prizes for winners. Age: 5 - 17 years Date: Wednesday October 2, 2013 Time: 10am - 3pm Cost: $35.00 Venue: The Mawson Centre, 2 - 8 Main Street Mawson Lakes Enter online: and pay on the day.

Self Defence Workshop Join Sifu Rob Astill with 19 years martial arts experience from Golden Buddha Health and Wellbeing Inc for a session on conflict avoidance, techniques to escape dangerous situations, and conflict resolution (emergency techniques). Age: 12 - 18 years Date: Thursday October 3, 2013 Time: 2 - 3:30pm Cost: $5.00 per person Venue: Twelve25 Salisbury Youth Enterprise Centre, 17 Wiltshire Street Salisbury Booking Essential: Contact: Kate Walker on 8253 9928 or

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alisbury What’s On! Brain Food Decorate deliciously gruesome cupcakes, fit for any zombie! Age: 12 - 18 years Date: Thursday October 10, 2013 Time: 2pm Cost: Free Venue: Twelve25 Salisbury Youth Enterprise Centre, 17 Wiltshire Street Salisbury Bookings Essential: Contact: Kate Walker on 8253 9928 or

Growing for Gold Growing for Gold is a FREE program for young people aged 3-16 who are interested in trying new sports and recreation activities in the ‘come and try’ sessions. Age: 3 - 16 years Date: 30 September - 13 October Cost: Free Venue: Please visit to check your venue location and contact details. Register online:

Cooking and Movie Deal Come along to a healthy cooking workshop and watch a movie - Ratatouille, rated PG. Age: 12 - 18 year olds Date: Saturday October 12, 2013 Time: 4 - 7pm Cost: $10.00 per person Venue: Twelve25 Salisbury Youth Enterprise Centre, 17 Wiltshire Street Salisbury Bookings Essential: Contact: Kate Walker on 8253 9928 or

Midnight Basketball An eight week basketball program including dinner, life skills workshops and tournament basketball games run on Saturday nights from 7.30pm till midnight, followed by a bus home, providing a safe and fun environment. Age: 12 - 18 years Date: Saturdays October 26 - December 14 2013 Time: 7:30pm - Midnight Cost: Free Venue: The Gardens Recreation Centre (Cnr Kings & Martins Rds, Parafield Gardens) Contact: Express your interest with Kate Walker at Twelve25 on 8253 9928 /

Useful Services Boystown - Job Services Agency

Paralowie Youth Services

This service helps young people move from unemployment into employment. Boystown staff are based at Twelve25 Salisbury Youth Enterprise Centre, 17 Wiltshire Street Salisbury on Mondays and Wednesdays.

Are you aged 12 - 25 years and need to talk to a youth worker or need some help to sort out some challenges? Regional Office, Elizabeth Phone: 08 8287 8000

Youth Services provide access to a range of programs and services that support young people aged 12-25 years of age who are at risk of emotional, social and/or physical harm. Call 8281 4137 for more info

Youth Emergency Food Parcel Project

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The food parcel project focuses on providing emergency food assistance (couple of shopping bags full) for young people who live in Salisbury council area, who are under 25 years of age, bring some ID, limited to three periods of assistance. Service offered on Thursdays 2 - 4pm at Twelve25 Salisbury Youth Enterprise Centre, 17 Wiltshire Street Salisbury.

Provide support to youth experiencing issues with drug and alcohol abuse, family breakdown, unemployment, homelessness and mental illness. Youth services includes prevention and early intervention, counselling and case management, education and skills development, mentoring, and residential programs.

No appointment necessary, first here, first served.

Young Women’s Christian Association

Enhanced Training Services

YWCA of Adelaide’s purpose is to build stronger communities through the leadership of women and girls. We do this by supporting them during every step of their leadership journey. The organisation has been working with and for young women in Adelaide since 1880 and is recognised as the leading voice for young women in SA. We deliver programs which focus on early intervention and primary prevention in areas such as young women’s leadership, training and employment, mentoring and respectful relationships. To do so we partner with schools, government and industry.

Enhanced Training Services exists purely to help you easily and affordably upgrade your staff’s skills. Why? Because we know that a well-trained workforce is the best way to boost performance and bottom line. We are fast becoming the standard by which others are judged. ‘Above Industry Standard’ is not just a slogan or statement to Enhanced Training Services – it’s the way we do business.

for more information or to get involved visit

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Useful Services headspace Adelaide Northern headspace can help young people and their families with issues or questions relating to: • • • • • •

Mental health Alcohol and other drug use Work or education General physical health Sexual health Relationships

To find out more or to refer please call headspace at Adelaide Northern Division of General Practice between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday on 8209 0700 to meet with a youth worker or counsellor at:

If you would like to promote your organisation/group youth and youth workers programs on the next Jibba Jabba North ern E-zine, please contact the Council officer in your area with the relevant web link.

headspace Head Office 2 Peachey Road Elizabeth West Shopfront Youth Health and Information Centre Shop 3-4, 72 John St, Salisbury SA 5108 The Second Story, 6 Gillingham Road, Elizabeth SA 5112 STARplex 18-20 Alexander Avenue Evanston Park HIVE 12 Twenty-Five 926 North East Road Modbury

headspace is not a crisis service, if you are in crisis please contact: • • •

Emergency 000 Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) Ph: 8252 0133 (for young people under 18 years) ACIS Mental Health Triage Ph: 131 465 (for people over 18 years)

headspace also offers online and phone counseling 9am-1am 7 days a week. Visit or phone 1800 650 890

GEORGINA PEARCE Youth Development Officer

JODIE BROWN Youth Development Support Officer: KATE WALKER Youth Service Officer:

EBONY PREECE Youth Development Officer:

Jibba Jabba eZine Spring 2013  
Jibba Jabba eZine Spring 2013