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The Mirboo North and District Community Foundation aims to encourage and inspire local community groups, professionals and stand out individuals to think outside the box and use their creative spirit to highlight opportunities and solve complex issues within their own community.

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Mirboo North still needs its weekly news fix.

25 June 2020

At a time when we hear a lot about the death of print media, it is also becoming clear that community newspapers like the Mirboo North Times are bucking this trend: they are thriving, providing a voice for their communities and improving engagement and our sense of community belonging.

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Buy a Tile campaign raises $30K for Mirboo North swimming pool.

12 June 2020

The dedicated Friends of the Mirboo North Swimming Pool group have been overwhelmed by the response to their call to “buy a tile” for the redevelopment of the pool.

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Co-Space Reopens for bookings

09 June 2020

he Mirboo and District Community Foundation is delighted to announce that it’s Co-Space facility is now reopened and is again inviting bookings from local groups and individuals in the district.

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Key community organisations take district’s Vital Signs in new report.

28 March 2020

Mirboo North and District Community Bank partnered with the Community Foundation, who believe the report will help both organisations to decide where to invest their grant resources for the greatest impact.

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Yinnar Mural Restored

12 March 2020

The Community Foundation admires the restoration paint work that’s been achieved on the iconic mural that is on the Railway Goods Shed Museum in Yinnar.

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Education Support Funds Awards Night 2020

17 February 2020

The Community Foundation hosted its annual Educational Support Fund (ESF) Awards night at Walter Tuck Reserve on Friday the 14th of February, 2020.

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Celebrating 10 years of the Community Foundation – Together we Thrive

03 February 2020

The Mirboo North & District Community Foundation joined in the fun last Friday evening to support the Friends of the Mirboo North Pool’s fundraising “Frozen II” movie night at the Recreation Reserve.

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For Service to her Community

30 January 2020

Mirboo North resident, Judy Speedy, was named this week in the Australia Day Honour’s List.  She received a Medal of the Order of Australia in the general division, in recognition of her service to the community of Mirboo North. Judy was very surprised to be nominated for this award.  “What I have done is not remarkable”, she protests.  “Rural areas thrive because so…

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Community Foundation Office Resource – CFOR

15 August 2019

   Almost one year ago, the Community Foundation moved into 96 Ridgway, a beautifully maintained wooden building on the main street in Mirboo North. This space has not only become home for the Community Foundation, but it has, as hoped, strengthened the visibility, accessibility and transparency of our organisation.   It has also been a pleasure…

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Sensory Room @ Mirboo North Primary School

14 August 2019

  Sixteen years ago a group within the Mirboo North community, including some teachers, decided to establish the Chaplaincy Committee with the objective of providing counselling services to the students and school community of Mirboo North by way of a Chaplain.  In 2019 that organisation is still going strong in its relatively recent incorporated form,…

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Vital Signs

The Mirboo North and District Vital Signs Report illuminates what is going on in our district in a very accessible way, using publicly available and easy to read data as well as personal input from members of our various communities.