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jibbajabba northen 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.

Spring edition PLAYFORD

TEA TREE GULLY

If you want to jump straight to one particular council, click on the council title on the side of this page. Also, you can go to that councils website for more info by clicking on the council 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.

SALISBURY

GAWLER


Tune into PBA FM 89.7 on Friday’s at 4:35pm to listen to the Jibba Jabba Radio Program

Jibba Jabba Radio is a collaborative project by the Cities of Salisbury, Tea Tree Gully and Playford. The program began in January 2010 with the first round of young people, three from each Council area driving a youth lead radio show. A second group of young people have now completed their radio training and had their first show air on Friday 20 August 2010, continuing each week there after profiling youth activities, music, interviews, hot topics and debates.

For online streaming, check out www.pbafm.org.au and follow the links. If you are aged between 16 and 25 living in the Cities of Salisbury, Tea Tree Gully and Playford areas contact Kate Walker on 8253 9928 if you are interested in finding out more info on becoming a Jibba Radio Radio Presenter for the 2011 program.


Playford GEORGINA JAMES Youth Development Officer gjames@playford.sa.gov.au Welcome to the Playford section of the E-zine, Its spring time and the Sun is shining, great opportunity to get out and about. There is heaps of stuff happening that you can get involved in and best off all it is really cheap or free. There are Hip Hop workshops, Battle of the Bands and inflatable sports activities. Check out what’s happening and get involved.

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What’s On! The Remedy City of Playford- Northern Sound System This October School Holidays we will be running a project called the Remedy where young people can be involved in creating a film clip.This project focuses on young people engaging in a creative experience. Young people from different backgrounds will explore dialogues and activities that build resilience and strength. Traditional and contemporary expression including music, film making and dance lead by professional artists will be used to promote peaceful coexistence. The young people who work on this project will create a DVD which is a means by which their stories can be told. Date: September 29th, 30th and October 1st, 6th, 7th and 8th (Six Days inclusive) Time: 11:00am-3:00pm Cost: FREE Venue: NSS 73 Elizabeth Way, Elizabeth Contact: Georgina James on 8255 5560

2010 High School Battle of the Bands Age: 9 – 18 years Date: Commencing Thursday 21st October, every Thursday night through until Thursday 18th November Time: 6pm – 9m Cost: $8.00 Venue: Northern Sound System 73 Elizabeth Way, Elizabeth Contact: Josh Hammond 8255 5560


Playford What’s On! Introduction to Studio Recording (Music SA) Age: all ages Date: Commencing Tuesday 19th October, through until Tuesday 23rd November Time: 1:00pm – 3:30pm Cost: Contact NSS for details Venue: Northern Sound System 73 Elizabeth Way, Elizabeth Contact: Josh Hammond 8255 5560

Introduction to Home Recording Age: 14 – 18 years Date: Commencing Monday 18th October, through until Monday 15th November Time: 10am – 3pm Cost: Contact NSS for details Venue: Northern Sound System 73 Elizabeth Way, Elizabeth Contact: Josh Hammond on 8255 5560

426 INFLATABLE Sports Expose Age: 5-16 Date: Wednesday October 6 Time: 12pm - 2pm Cost: FREE Venue: The John McVeity Centre (182 Peachey Road, Smithfield Plains) Contact: Bruce Jarmyn 8209 5470


Tea tree gully ALANA WALTERS Youth Development Officer alana.walters@cttg.sa.gov.au CARLY DIDCOTE Youth Development Officer carly.didcote@cttg.sa.gov.au Hey there! The Ninth edition of the Jibba Jabba Northern E-zine is here again. This paper free collaborative newsletter is a way of keeping young people in our community well informed about upcoming exciting events. Be in the know and check out what’s on offer in the City of Tea Tree Gully. No more excuses to say there’s nothing to do during these school holidays and throughout the autumn period, as there are so many new and exciting opportunities to participate in. Why not gain new skills, meet new friends and simply have lots of FUN! See you soon in the Gully!

VISIT THE CITY OF TEA TREE GULLY WEBSITE

Alana Walters: Youth Development Officer- Strategic Focus 8397 7291 or email alana.walters@cttg.sa.gov.au Carly Didcote: Youth Development Officer- 8397 7418 or email Carly.didcote@cttg.sa.gov.au

What’s On! NOURISH: Couch Kickers – Get Active! Get off the couch and get active! Come and try a series of workshops: hip hop dance, Zumba, self defence/kickboxing, Life Be In It team games, soccer skills and yoga. Dig out that energy and shake of the winter chills and join us for a full on day of fun. Delicious healthy lunch provided and transport is available - bookings essential. Ages: Suitable for ages 12 to 18 years Date: Tuesday 28 September Time: 10.30am – 3.30pm daily Cost: $7.00 Venue: Holden Hill Community Centre Contact: Liz Gunn 8397 7280 or Carly Didcote 8397 7418

Photo Board Design and create a unique memento for your family (be it one member or twenty) from photos, pictures, and other memories. Alternatively, create one of an event, eg: birthday party, Christmas, holidays, etc. Please bring photos/images/etc to include in your design – all other equipment provided. Ages: Suitable for ages 9 to 16 years Date: Wednesday 29 September Time: 1.30pm to 2.30pm and 3.00pm to 4.00pm Cost: FREE Venue: City of Tea Tree Gully Library Bookings: Essential on 8397 7333. A library membership barcode is required.


Tea tree gully What’s On! Make a Garden family workshop

School Holiday Casual Basketball Court Hire

As a family, create a fabulous miniature garden, using a variety of techniques and materials to build your own dream backyard – eg: clay, collage, paint. Wear clothes suitable for potentially messy fun. Masterpieces will be displayed in the Library or foyer for two weeks after the workshop and can be collected from the Information Desk to take home between Monday 25 and Sunday 31 October

Court hire is available for casual* use - just bring your own basketball and have fun. Kiosk facilities available.

Age: Suitable for all ages Date: Wednesday 6 October Time: 1.00pm to 2.30pm and 3.00pm to 4.30pm Venue: City of Tea Tree Gully Library Cost: Free Bookings: Essential on 8397 7333. A library membership barcode is required.

*Casual hire = small groups/individuals (not clubs/ associations). Usage is non exclusive. Sports footwear must be worn. Age: Suitable for all ages Date: Wednesday 29 September and Friday 1 October 10.30am to 11.30am 11.30am to 12.30am

Friday only* 1.00pm to 2.00pm

Venue: Turramurra Recreation Centre, Court 1 Cost: $5.00 per person/per hour Bookings: Essential on 8397 7433


Tea tree gully What’s On! Play for Life – Family Fun Day

Cover2Cover youth book group.

An opportunity to try a new sport or recreational activity via a local Club and get loads of information on what’s happening in the City of Tea Tree Gully especially around physical activity for primary school aged children. Held in partnership with the Australian Sports Commissions Active After-school Communities program.

Get to read and review the new books in the teen fiction and non fiction. Add reviews to the catalogue, and share your thoughts with your peers. Cover2Cover members have annual shopping trips to Borders to choose titles for the Library collection and have a drink on us!

Ages: 12 to 21 years Date: Sunday 26 September 2010 Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm Cost: Free Venue: Greenwith Community Centre and Greenwith Oval The Golden Way, Golden Grove

Ages: 11-18 years Date: Monday 6 Sept, Sat 10 Oct (at Borders, Rundle Mall) and Monday 1 Nov Time: 4.30-5.30pm Cost: Free Venue: Community Learning Centre, City of Tea Tree Gully Library, 571 Montague Road, Modbury Contact: Emma Phillips Youth Services Officer 8397 7470 or emma.phillips@cttg.sa.gov.au

Contact: 8397 7424 or 8397 7431


Tea tree gully What’s On! Youth School Industry Awards The Youth and School Industry Awards are in their third successful year and celebrate the achievements of individuals and organisations that work with and support young people in the northeast region of Adelaide. The Awards recognise the important role that young people play in the community and the development of positive links in learning and earning. There are ten categories in this year’s awards and nominations are now open. If you know a young person, group or organisation in Tea Tree Gully that has made a positive contribution to the community that deserves recognition, please consider nominating them. Ages: : • •

Nominations are open to: young people aged 12 -25 years living/ working/studying in the northeast Schools, businesses, service agencies and registered training organisations who have actively worked with young people in the north east.

Dates: Nominations close 24 September 2010 Contact: For further information please contact Carly Didcote , Youth Development Officer 8397 7418 or carly.didcote@cttg.sa.gov.au


Salisbury KATE WALKER Youth Services Officer kwalker@salisbury.sa.gov.au Welcome to the City of Salisbury’s page of the “Jibba Jabba Northern Ezine”. This edition outlines the range of activities happening across the area with specific school holiday activities happening at Twelve25 Salisbury Youth Enterprise Centre, Ingle Farm & Len Beadell Libraries and Salisbury East Neighbourhood Centre. There is even more to do these holidays. Growing for Gold 2010 is the ideal opportunity, to try a new sport or activity as sporting clubs in Salisbury open their doors so 3 – 16 year olds can come and try for free! Dates: 27 September – 10 October with 16 different sports / activities to try out. Contact: Paul Zimny on 8406 8366 or email pzimny@salisbury.sa.gov.au for more info and a registration form. Registrations close 8 September 2010.

VISIT THE CITY OF SALISBURY WEBSITE

For more school holiday activities across the City of Salisbury check out www.salisbury.sa.gov.au or for youth activities www.twelve25.com.au

What’s On! Battle of the Bands: Guitar Hero Battle it out with Guitar Hero on Playstation 3 and rock your way to exciting prizes! Come dressed like a rockstar for a bonus prize! Age: 10+ Date: Friday 1 October Time: 10am Cost: FREE Venue: Len Beadell Library, 55 John Street Salisbury Bookings essential: Phone 8406 8233.

Body Shop Party A consultant from the Body Shop will bring the products (including make up and fragrances) to us to demonstrate by smell, touch and feel. Learn about basic hygiene and the benefits of looking after your skin. Age: 12 -18 year olds Date: Wednesday 6th October Time: 10am - 1pm Cost: FREE Venue: Twelve25 Salisbury Youth Enterprise Centre 17 Wiltshire Street Salisbury Registration: Essential through http://mybookingmanager.com/twelve25BSP Contact: Kate at Twelve25 on 8253 9928 or kwalker@salisbury.sa.gov.au


Salisbury What’s On! Sumo Suit Wrestling Could you be a sumo wrestler? Come and find out! Suits provided plus other fun games. Age: 10+ Date: Wed 6th October Time: 2.30pm - 5.30pm Cost: FREE Venue: Ingle Farm Library, Beovich Rd Ingle Farm Bookings essential: Phone 8406 8233

Get that Job An interactive and practical session on self marketing to employers to ensure you get that summer job. Age: 14-18 year olds Date: Thursday 7th October Time: 12:30pm - 3:30pm Cost: $3 child / $6 family Venue: Salisbury East Neighbourhood Centre, 28 Smith Road, Salisbury East

Salisbury Link Project The Salisbury Link: Coming Together Through Sport project will support newly arrived families to engage in recreational and sporting activities and provide support to local sporting clubs to break down the barriers to participation into their club activities. If you have an interest in becoming involved in a local sporting club please contact the Salisbury Link Project Officer Corey Maclean on 8406 8251 or cmaclean@salisbury.sa.gov.au.

Lan Party Bring your own computer along for heaps of Online Gaming – StarCraft 2 and Counter-Strike plus Nintendo Wii and XBOX 360 games Age: 14 - 25 year olds (parental / guardian consent required for under 18 year olds) Date: Saturday 11th September Time: 12 noon – 12 midnight Cost: $10.00 to go towards pizza dinner Venue: Twelve25 Salisbury Youth Enterprise Centre, 17 Wiltshire Street Salisbury

Bookings essential: Phone 82852055 Contact: Bob at Twelve25 on 8253 9928 or contact rdeijnum@salisbury.sa.gov.au


Gawler WENDY MARSLAND Community Decelopment Officer youth@gawler.sa.gov.au Welcome to this Spring edition of the Jibba Jabba Northern Ezine. Are you looking for an easy way to have FUN, meet new people and enjoy being part of your local community? Well, lucky for you, we’re here to let you know all about the activities available in the North, created especially for young people. From music-lovers, artists, gamers, dancers and everything in-between, there’s something that everyone can really get stuck into. Best of all, most of the events listed in this section are free or low cost, so there’s really no excuse to not come and check it out. Go on, give it a go! We asked and you answered, so now we are looking for expressions of interest for a few programs that are being considered at the moment. If you think you would enjoy taking part in any of the following, please let us know: Arts and Crafts, LAN Events, War Hammer and Mordheim Miniatures, and Magic the Gathering, Yu-Gi-Oh and Pokemon Card Games

VISIT THE CITY OF GAWLER WEBSITE

Drop a line to Wendy, Community Development Officer 8522 9295 or email youth@gawler.sa.gov.au

What’s On! Holiday Hub The Hub is a place where young people can come and hang out. A beading workshop is available during this session, for those not wanting to take part in that recreation activities such as Wii, pool table, table tennis, pictionary and uno are all available. Time with Pete and Tash, snacks and information on various topics are all available here. More about the workshop - Creative Beading! Make your own jewellery creation with Indian foil beads and artistic wire! Learn how to use the coiling gizmo to make your own multi strand necklace. Transport will be provided to young people who cannot get to the Hub. Age: 12 – 17 years old. Date: Wednesday 29 September Time: 3.30 pm – 5.30 pm, Beading workshop 4 – 5.30 pm Cost: free Venue: Youth Shak, Gawler Sport and Community Centre, Nixon Tce, Gawler Contact: Pete or Tash 8561 2100

Every Generation Festival 2010 Writing Competition 1-27 September 2010. Writing Competition in 50 words or less, ‘My Favourite Younger or Older Person’. Age Categories: 0-6 years (picture may be included), 7-12 years, 13-18 years and 18 years +. $100 for winner of each age category. To obtain an entry form or for more information contact Vesna Thon on 8522 9205 or Vesna.thon@gawler.sa.gov.au


Gawler What’s On! ‘It’s On For Young and Old’

Bring your friends and try out an activity that you haven’t experienced before! Skate the day away to some good music, or get involved in some U3A activities includes ukaledes, bell ringing, bridge, scavenger hunt and more. Try out your skills on the Wii, table tennis and pool table. Finish it all off by enjoying a FREE sausage sizzle and having a go at a Lifeball game! Winners of the writing competition will be announced on this day. For any further information on this event please contact Vesna Thon on 8522 9205 or Vesna.thon@gawler.sa.gov.au. The writing competition and intergenerational event is being held by Town of Gawler in partnership with Lions Club of Gawler and U3A Gawler Branch. Age: All ages Date: Wednesday 6 October Time: 12 – 5 pm Cost: Non skaters- FREE, Skaters- $4.50 Venue: Gawler Sport and Community Centre, Nixon Tce, Gawler Contact: Vesna Thon on 8522 9205

Performance Skills Workshop Award winning Slam Performers from ‘Friendly Street Poets’ present the Performance Skills Workshop. If performing is your thing, if you want to enter a competition or improve your style the Friendly Street Poets are coming to Gawler to share their knowledge and skills about how to perform in public. This will include mic skills and tricks to remember your work and present your lyrics, raps, hip hop or spoken word. So don’t miss out book in for this workshop now. Gain the skills to get involved with the Gawler Community Slam. Age: All Ages Date: Thursday 7 October Time: 1 – 3 pm Cost: FREE Venue: Youth Shak, Gawler Sport and Community Centre, Nixon Tce Gawler Contact: Wendy on 8522 9295 for more information or booking


Gawler What’s On! Gawler Community Slam! This wonderful opportunity is available to all Gawler and surrounding areas community members. Young people and their families are encouraged to attend. Open to all lyrical skateboarders, spoken word poets, rappers, songsters and hip-hoppers. Come along and perform at this local Poetry Slam event. You get 3 minutes at the open mic. to strut your stuff. • •

Round 1: all poets scored by judges from the audience Round 2: best poets only perform

The competition is incidental & not intense or too serious. Come along for the entertainment & fun with MC Tracey Korsten. Perform, be a judge, or just sit back and ENJOY! Bring a plate of food to share at the Gawler Slam, the kiosk is open for drinks. Presented by Friendly Street Poets Inc friendlystreetpoets.org. au or join Face Book FRIENDLY STREET POETS Group, supported by Town of Gawler. Age: All ages Date: Thursday 7 October Time: 6pm – 8.30pm Cost: Free entry, bring a plate of food to share. Venue: Youth Shak, Gawler Sport and Community Centre, Nixon Tce Gawler Contact: Wendy on 8522 9295 for more information

‘How ya goin Mate’ Have fun with activities such as art and hip hop while you find out more about how to ‘help your mate’ if they are going through a tough time. This session will cover topics of supporting each other, signs and symptoms around depression and anxiety to increase your knowledge. Gain information about services out there to offer support and getting to know about health alternatives to keeping a balance with study, sport, work and family. Age: 12 + Date: Friday 8 October Time: 3 – 6 pm Cost: FREE Venue: Youth Shak, Gawler Sport and Community Centre, Nixon Tce Gawler Contact: Wendy on 8522 9295 for more information or booking


Gawler What’s On! Japanese Drumming Workshop Coming soon to Gawler Public Library, Learn how to play the traditional Japanese Drum with a teacher who has leant from the Masters Age: 7 – 14 years of age Date: Thursday 30 September, bookings open 15 September places limited Time: 10.30 – 11.30 am Cost: FREE Venue: Gawler Public Library, Murray St Gawler Contact: Nola on 8522 0122 for more information or booking

Holiday Skating Looking for something to do in the holidays. GO SKATING at the Gawler Sport and Community Centre. Age: All ages Date: Monday 27 September. Wednesday 29 September & 6 October Time: 12pm – 3pm Cost : $4.50 Venue: Youth Shak, Gawler Sport and Community Centre, Nixon Tce Gawler Contact: GSCC on 8522 9203 for more information

Art Attack For the experienced and not so experienced come and try Drawing, Painting, Clay or Old Crafts book for one activity all held on the same night in the same room so the opportunity to float between activities exists. Age: 12 to 18 Date: Tuesday 7,14 & 21 September Time: 3.30 – 5.30 pm Cost: $5 Venue: Youth Shak, Gawler Sport and Community Centre, Nixon Tce Gawler Contact: Wendy on 8522 9295 for more information

MAYHEM Band Event MAYHEM Band Events offer young musicians the chance get exposure and to gain experience playing to a live audience. It offers local youth the opportunity to have fun and enjoy a night out in a safe environment as a drug and alcohol free event. Age: all ages Date: Saturday 23 October Time: 7 – 10.30 pm Cost: $5 Venue: Youth Shak, Gawler Sport and Community Centre, Nixon Tce, Gawler Contact: for more information, or bands interested in playing at future events Wendy 8522 9295.


Gawler What’s On! The HUB The Hub is a place where young people can come and hang out after school. There will be recreation activities such as Wii, pool table, table tennis, arts and crafts and heap more. The hub is free for all young people aged 12-17 years old. Youth workers from Gawler health service along with volunteers from Gawler council will facilitate the hub weekly. Transport will be provided to young people who cannot get to the Hub. Age: 12 – 17 years old. Date: The hub will be open Wednesday afternoons. Special holiday sessions are being planned Time: 3.30 pm – 5.30 pm Cost: free Venue: Youth Shak, Gawler Sport and Community Centre, Nixon Tce, Gawler Contact: Pete or Tash 8561 2100


Useful Services

Headspace Adelaide Northern headspace is a community based youth mental health service for young people aged 12-25 years. Headspace offers young people and their families help with issues or questions relating to, mental health, alcohol and other drug use, work or education, general physical health, sexual health and relationships. www.headspace.org.au/adelaidenorthern


Useful Services Second Story Youth Health Service The Second Story Youth Health Service has doctors, nurses, counsellors and groups for young people aged between 12 - 25 years. We are open 9am - 5pm Monday to Friday. http://www.cyh.com

Streetlink Streetlink offers free social assistance, support with independent living skills and medical services for young people in need and their children. Streetlink also offers drug and alcohol education and counselling for families and young people. Streetlink is based in the city and also provides outreach throughout the metropolitan area. EMAIL: patricia.lane@ucwesleyadelaide.org.au

Urban Myth Urban Myth is in its 29th year of delivering outstanding theatre based workshops for 5 to 26 year olds that are designed to give maximum skills development and maximum opportunity for performance outcomes in an exhilarating environment.

www.urbanmyth.asn.au Phone: 8272 3036

Northern headspace

Outreach Service at the Gawler Sport and Community Centre, Nixon Tce, Gawler Contact the head office for an appointment 8209 0700

Skate Australia Skate Australia brings together the diverse and active skating disciplines of Inline Hockey, Artistic Skating, Speed Skating, Roller Hockey, Roller Derby and Skateboarding. www.skateaustralia.org.au

Healthy Eating & Lifestyle Program (HELP) for young mums, under the age of 25. The program is free and is ideally suited to parents with young children aged 0 - 4 & expecting parents – it can HELP with the following; • Learning about nutrition needs of you & your young family • Preventing and reducing the risk of poor health • Attaining a healthy weight for the entire family • Learning how to feed fussy eaters and setting good examples for your children Dates: Starts Friday 17th Sep, 10am – 1pm (2 week break during school holidays) Last Workshop 22nd October Venue: Shopfront Youth Health & Information Service, 72 John Street, Salisbury Morning tea provided Crèche is not available (if this is an issue please contact us to discuss) Bookings: Contact Susan Stancl at Shopfront Youth Health on 8281 1775

Youth Connections Delivered by Employment Directions Employment Directions is now delivering the Youth Connections program which aims to help young people to overcome their issues and reconnect with family, the community and schooling or further education. The Youth Connections program funded by the Commonwealth of Australia as represented by the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations. Willaston 8523 8200 Nurioopta 8560 9700


Useful Services SASSY : Substance Abuse Support Service for Youth

is run by the Salvation Army Ingle Farm and funded by the Illicit Drug Diversion Initiative. SASSY provides support, information and referral to young people and their families around drug and alcohol issues. SASSY is based upon principles of harm minimisation. SASSY works with young people 10-18 years old, paretically young people who have offended or are at risk of offending and live anywhere in the northern suburbs. SASSY is an outreach service so can meet young people in their homes or public places. SASSY is flexible, confidential and free. For more info contact Mel: 0413 946 576 or melissa.seccafien@aus.salvationarmy.org

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

Young Women’s Christian Association - YWCA http://www.ywca.com.au

Drug Arm Service’s: DRUG ARM South Australia

GEORGINA JAMES Youth Development Officer gjames@playford.sa.gov.au

http://www.drugarm.com.au

Youth Affairs Council of South Australia: YACSA http://www.drugarm.com.au

Multicultural Youth South Australia: MYSA

ALANA WALTERS Youth Development Officer alana.walters@cttg.sa.gov.au CARLY DIDCOTE Youth Development Officer carly.didcote@cttg.sa.gov.au

http://www.mysa.com.au

Shine South Australia: Shine SA http://www.shinesa.org.au

KATE WALKER Youth Services Officer kwalker@salisbury.sa.gov.au

WENDY MARSLAND Community Decelopment Officer youth@gawler.sa.gov.au


Jibba Jabba Spring 2010