Community network meetings

Community network meetings are attended by government agencies and community service providers and offer an opportunity for making connections, sharing information, collaboration and community development.

Listed are several of the community network meetings in the Moreton Bay Region. Please communicate with the contact person before attending a meeting to confirm the time, location and your attendance.

General community

Moreton Bay Region Interagency Network

This meeting provides a forum for networking and the sharing of information between Council, government agencies and community service providers.

Frequency: Bimonthly
Location: Rotates venues around the region
Contact: Micah Lean - Moreton Bay Regional Council
Phone: (07) 3205 0555
Email: CommunityDevelopment@moretonbay.qld.gov.au

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander

Moreton Bay Murri Network (MBMN) - Yarning Circle

This meeting is for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

A forum provided exclusively for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to gather and address issues for meaningful actions.

Frequency: Bimonthly
Location: Rotates venues around the region
Contact: Sid Doyle - Moreton Bay Regional Council
Phone: (07) 3205 0555
Email: CommunityDevelopment@moretonbay.qld.gov.au

Moreton Bay Murri Network (MBMN) - Murri Interagency Network

A forum for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to share and discuss meaningful actions with non-Indigenous members who have a focus on improving outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the region.

Frequency: Bimonthly
Location: Rotates venues around the region
Contact: Sid Doyle - Moreton Bay Regional Council
Phone: (07) 3205 0555
Email: CommunityDevelopment@moretonbay.qld.gov.au

Multicultural

Moreton Bay Multicultural Action Network (MBMAN)

Provides information, referrals and support to multicultural communities in the Moreton Bay Region.

Frequency: Bimonthly
Location: Caboolture Neighbourhood Centre
9 George Street, Caboolture
Contact: Luisa Miller - Cams Program
Phone: (07) 5432 4220
Email: cams@caboolturenhc.com.au

Child, youth and family

Moreton Bay Child and Family Network (MBCFN)

Open to Moreton Bay Region community service workers and members who have an interest in support and advocacy for children and families.

Frequency: Every 6 weeks
Location: TAFE Caboolture campus
1 Tallon Street, Caboolture.
Please meet at the outdoor area in front of the cafeteria and you will be taken to the meeting room.
Contact: Cristy Yalda - Redcross
Phone: 0419 769 279
Email: cyalda@redcross.org.au
Deb Stephens -TAFE Queensland
Phone: (07) 5498 0318
Email: deb.stephens@tafeqld.edu.au

Deception Bay Child and Family Alliance

The Child and Family Alliance is an initiative of the Communities for Children (CFC) program for Deception Bay. The network seeks to increase the capacity of its members, community services, agencies and organisations to work in collaborative, practical, developmental and evidence informed ways to improve the health and wellbeing of families and children in Deception Bay.

Frequency: Monthly
Location: Deception Bay North State School
33-39 Old Bay Road, Deception Bay
Contact: Daniel Desnousse - Yourtown
Phone: (07) 3888 0758
Email: cfcdeceptionbayalliance@yourtown.com.au

Moreton Bay Local Level Alliance (LLA) Family and Child Connect

This Alliance will enable strengthened connections between local services and the Moreton Bay communities to better support the needs of vulnerable families.

Frequency: Bi-monthly
Location: Caboolture Hub
4 Hasking Street, Caboolture
Contact: Hayley Blackburn - Mercy Community Services
Phone: 0488 201 285
Email: Hayley.Blackburn@mercycs.org.au

Youth Matters Network

This group meets to share and connect to better serve the needs, issues, matters and topics specific to young people within the Moreton Bay Regional Council boundaries. We work collaboratively to share, explore and develop a sustainable culture and strategy for engagement in support of young people.

Frequency: Bi-monthly
Location: The Space @ Northlakes
Cnr Lakefield Drive and Endeavour Boulevard, North Lakes
Contact: Lucas Stibbard - Moreton Bay Regional Council
Phone: (07) 3205 0555
Email: CommunityDevelopment@moretonbay.qld.gov.au

Domestic and family abuse

Coordinated Community Response to Domestic Violence (CCR2DV)

Open to Moreton Bay Region community service workers and members who have an interest in the prevention of domestic family violence.

Frequency: Bi-monthly
Location: Rotates venues around the region
Contact: Meryl - Centre Against Domestic Abuse
Phone: (07) 5498 9533
Email: meryl@cada.org.au

Moreton Bay Elder Abuse Prevention Network

This network enables community service workers to share knowledge and expertise on responses to Elder Abuse and promote referral pathways to those experiencing Elder Abuse in the community.

Frequency: Bi-monthly
Location:  Morayfield Health Hub
19-31 Dickson Road, Morayfield QLD 4506
(also online via a Zoom meeting)
Contact: Leanne Thomas - Relationships Australia
Phone: 1300 364 277
Email: MorayfieldAdmin@raq.org.au

Housing and homelessness

Moreton Bay Housing and Homelessness Network

A regional network meeting for community services, housing providers and government agencies to share information and develop collaborative action to improve housing outcomes.

Frequency: Monthly
Location: Brisbane North PHN
Level 2, 10 Endeavour Boulevard, North Lakes
Contact: Naomi Overton - Encircle
Phone: (07) 3889 0063
Email: naomio@encircle.org.au

Health

Redcliffe/Caboolture Mental Health Network

A sector network meeting to facilitate collaborative best practice across Redcliffe and Caboolture. Provides information sharing and network updates.

Frequency: Every six months
Location: Caboolture Hospital
120 McKean Street, Caboolture
Contact: Sally Pearman - Metro North Mental Health Resource Team
Phone: (07) 5316 5600
Email: sally.pearman@health.qld.gov.au

Peer Participation in Mental Health Services (PPIMS) Network Meeting

Open to people with a lived experience with Mental Health Issues who want to actively participate in a collective voice and assist in shaping of mental health services in the region

Note: This meeting is not a therapeutic support group.

Frequency: Monthly
Location: Brisbane North PHN
Level 2, 10 Endeavour Boulevard, North Lakes
Contact: Paula Arro - Brisbane North PHN
Phone: (07) 3490 3437
Email: ppims@brisbanenorthphn.org.au

Moreton Bay Dementia Alliance

The Alliance aims to create a dementia friendly Moreton Bay by raising community awareness of dementia, education and support.

Frequency: Monthly
Location: Rotates venues around the region
Contact: Anne Callum - Home Instead
Phone: (07) 3482 0800
Email: bris.north@homeinstead.com.au

Contact Council

For more information contact Council or email CommunityDevelopment@moretonbay.qld.gov.au.