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Parenting and Play Time Merriwa temporarily moved! (Tue 21 March 2017)
Due to overwhelming demand for Ngala’s Parenting and Play Time at Merriwa , we’ll be relocating to nearby Addison Park playground for the next 4 weeks. When...
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From Shelley, with love (Fri 10 March 2017)
At the very end of last year, Friends of Ngala members were shocked to hear former President Hon. Barbara Scott OAM was graciously stepping down. Barbara’s well-known work with...
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Hot cars extinguish little lives (Fri 10 March 2017)
With a hot March predicted this year, it’s important to remember the danger of leaving your child in the car. SDERA’s Smart Steps program has one simple rule to keep your...
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See a coming of age drama for Ngala! (Fri 10 March 2017)
Do you like a good Australian Drama? You’ll love Jasper Jones , Toni Collette and Hugo Weaving’s newest movie! Rotary Club of Como are generously hosting a Jasper Jones movie...
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Valuing our Children (Fri 10 March 2017)
Australians say children today are more disrespectful than previous generations . We all love and value our own children and want the very best for them. Most of us would say that we want the...
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Have you HERD about our CowParade Cow? (Fri 10 March 2017)
Australian artist Olga Cironis gussied up a beautiful Cow for the City of Perth's CowParade and Ngala Kensington is lucky enough to be its permanent home. Telethon7 Perth chose 'Blue' for...
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Registrations open for HIPPY, a free school readiness program! (Fri 10 March 2017)
REGISTRATIONS CLOSING SOON Parents wanting to give their children a head start in school can now register for Ngala’s free HIPPY program , AKA the Home Interaction Program for Parents...
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Did you know Ngala delivers Family Day Care regionally? (Fri 10 March 2017)
Ngala Bright Stars Family Day Care works with families in the Geraldton area and outlying regions as well as the Pilbara, as far north as Karratha, east to Morawa and west to Denham....
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Farewell to Friend Althaea McTaggart, OBE (Fri 10 March 2017)
Althaea McTaggart, OBE, was made a Life Member of Ngala in November 2003 after nearly 30 years of involvement and dedicated service to Ngala. Althaea became a member of the Management...
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Farewell to Friend Jill Curnow (Fri 10 March 2017)
Jill Curnow, who joined the committee of the Friends of Ngala in 2004, stood down at the Annual General Meeting on November 17 th 2016 after giving 13 years of extraordinary service to Ngala....
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Important Changes to Ngala Services (Wed 1 February 2017)
Due to recent funding changes for parenting services in WA by the Department for Local Government and Communities, some current services will close and others will open. Ngala will provide...
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Ngala Programs Christmas Closures (Thu 15 December 2016)
Many of Ngala's programs and services will be closing over the Christmas period . Make sure you stay informed by adding these dates to your calendar: Please note the Ngala Parenting Line...
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Good Night's Sleep tin-shaking day success! (Wed 14 December 2016)
Last month, 67 volunteers stood in the busy CBD, collecting donations and meeting hundreds of Perth families. Staff and volunteers enjoyed the one-on-ones, taking the chance to answer...
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Parenting & Play Time during the Holidays | Ellenbrook (Mon 12 December 2016)
Parenting & Play Time sessions in Ellenbrook are finishing for the year on Tuesday, 13th December.  Sessions will return on Tuesday, 17th January 2017. When : Tuesdays at...
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Pop in and Play | Butler, Merriwa and Noranda Sessions (Mon 5 December 2016)
Did you know Parenting & Play Time becomes Pop in and Play on the school holidays? Join local families for Pop in and Play  sessions at Butler, Merriwa and Noranda in 2017! See the...
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Angela's twins would only sleep for 30 minutes (Fri 2 December 2016)
For first-time mum Angela Oldfield, having twins was a bit of a shock to the system and after six months of having very little sleep, she knew it was time to seek help. “I felt like I...
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Parenting & Play Time | fun events in Butler and Merriwa! (Wed 23 November 2016)
You're invited to join families in Butler and Merriwa (and surrounding suburbs) for  Parenting & Play Time . Come for a coffee or tea and chat. This is a supportive place to meet other...
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Gracie gets a Good Night's Sleep after six long months (Mon 31 October 2016)
For Gracie Vivian, mother to seven-month-old Eva, getting a good night’s sleep was something that she, Eva and her husband Bruno were in desperate need of. Eva was having trouble...
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Help at hand for sleep-deprived family (Thu 20 October 2016)
When mother of then three-month-old twins Elsie Blay heard her babies were particularly challenging, she described it as a huge relief. The first-time 26-year-old mum initially questioned...
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What would you give for a Good Night's Sleep? (Thu 22 September 2016)
What would you give for a Good Night’s Sleep? This November, you’re invited to help WA parents and children get the help they need. Join us by hosting your own sleep-themed...
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Parenting & Play Time During the Holidays (Tue 20 September 2016)
Parenting & Play Time sessions in Noranda, Butler and Merriwa are changing during the School Holidays. Please see all the details below. You’re also invited to a fun School Holiday...
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Help for new dads at the touch of a button (Wed 31 August 2016)
When new fathers return home with their baby they are on one of the steepest learning curves of their life, at a time when they are least able to connect with others for support. With most new...
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Ngala expands its regional reach (Mon 22 August 2016)
After a lengthy consultation process, almost a year in the making, Ngala is excited to be joining forces with Geraldton Regional Community Education Centre (GRCEC) to expand its regional...
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Samantha and family team up for Ngala (Mon 15 August 2016)
Did you know Ngala has a City to Surf team? Mum of two Samantha didn’t – but when she came in to Ngala with one of her children last week, she was inspired to become the very first...
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Have a Happy Father's Day! (Mon 8 August 2016)
With Father’s Day just around the corner, Ngala wants to reinforce the positive role of dads in bringing up their children. Ngala Father Inclusive Practice Educator Keith Read said while...
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New parenting programs in East Waikiki (Fri 5 August 2016)
Parents and carers in East Waikiki and surrounding suburbs can access new programs to support them with the important job of raising children.  Since the Child and Parent Centre –...
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Parenting and Play Time Merriwa Cancellation (Wed 27 July 2016)
Due to training commitments for the facilitators, Parenting and Playtime at Jenolan Way Community Centre Merriwa, will not be running on: Thursday 4 th August Thursday 25 th August...
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Wheatbelt Breastfeeding Survey (Wed 13 July 2016)
The Wheatbelt Health Promotion Network is seeking Wheatbelt families willing to share their past experience with breastfeeding. Feedback will help shape this year’s Wheatbelt Breastfeeding...
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Parenting and Play Time Break (Wed 6 July 2016)
Parenting and Play Time will be taking a break these school holidays. Noranda Parenting and Play Time special parents' cooking session on Monday 11th June is now fully booked....
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Ngala launches new Reconciliation Action Plan (Fri 1 July 2016)
Ngala recently held a special event to celebrate National Reconciliation Week, emphasising the importance of respect and understanding. In keeping with this year’s Our History, Our Story,...
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Is your second-hand cot safe? (Fri 27 May 2016)
About 50 West Australian children are taken to hospital with cot-related injuries each year, prompting a new campaign to educate parents about the safety of second-hand cots.  Consumer...
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Tired cues key to toddler sleeps (Wed 6 April 2016)
With recent reports suggesting a daytime nap after the age of two years is no longer necessary, Ngala child health researchers are warning against ignoring your child’s tired cues. A US...
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Ngala Delivers HIPPY to Midland (Tue 8 March 2016)
Ngala has been selected to deliver the Home Interaction Program for Parents and Youngsters (HIPPY)  in Midland with a focus on Aboriginal families in the area. Ngala has been...
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Safe sleeping message to avoid SIDS risk (Mon 22 February 2016)
Ngala is warning parents against following the advice of co-sleeping advocates in news articles appearing on social media and online news websites. Several news articles over the past couple of...
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Keeping Your Cool (Fri 5 February 2016)
With a heat wave due to hit Perth in the next few days, Ngala practice consultant educator, Kim Johnson, gives some tips to help keep your baby cool and protected. Sun safety...
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Getting off to a good start (Thu 14 January 2016)
As the summer holidays are nearing an end, many parents and children are now working their way towards the start of a new school year – some for the first time. While this new experience...
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Services over the festive period (Fri 18 December 2015)
Parenting and Play Time Noranda: Tuesdays 22 nd Dec and 29 th Dec from 9:30am to 11am. Resumes Mondays 11 th Jan 2016, 9:30am to 11am. Calista, Mondays,...
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Crafty Girls share craft with Ngala (Thu 17 December 2015)
A quilting group at Mindarie’s Harbourside Retirement Village recently presented Ngala staff with 34 quilts, which will be used as play mats at various parenting groups and programs across...
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Hip Hip Hooray for HIPPY (Thu 17 December 2015)
It has been yet another fun-filled year of learning at Ngala’s Home Interaction Program for Parents and Youngsters (HIPPY). Both HIPPY Girrawheen and HIPPY Rockingham have proudly held a...
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Greetings from the CEO (Thu 17 December 2015)
As we head towards Christmas, and wonder how the year went so quickly, I would like to take the opportunity to thank all of you for helping Ngala provide essential support for families with young...
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Goldfields Project See High Demand (Thu 17 December 2015)
Since launching the Ngala Goldfields project, the service has had 496 parenting workshop participants in a span of four months. Ngala Regional Services Coordinator, Julie Holschier OAM said...
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Help is always on hand (Thu 17 December 2015)
While many health services will be closing or reducing their hours over the Christmas holiday period, it will be business as usual for Ngala’s Helpline, which operates from 8am to 8pm every...
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ELDS Kings Park Party (Mon 14 December 2015)
Four hundred children and parents from Ngala’s Early Learning and Development Service (ELDS) in Kensington, Perth Airport and Joondalup celebrated their Christmas End of Year party at Kings...
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Take the pressure down (Mon 14 December 2015)
While for most people Christmas is a time of celebration and festivities, for others it can also bring stress and disappointment. Ngala Manager of Family Services, Melanie Marsh said the...
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Ngala to shake tins in the city (Fri 13 November 2015)
On Friday November 20, Ngala will take to the streets of Perth city to collect money and raise awareness as part of its Good Night’s Sleep campaign. Ngala staff will set up a stall...
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More than a holiday at Ngala (Fri 13 November 2015)
Ocean Reef mother-of-two Joy Gilmour described her second child, 11-month-old daughter Lola, as a “textbook baby” at the beginning.  She almost slept through the night and even...
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Ngala launches Good Night’s Sleep campaign (Sun 1 November 2015)
Ngala, one of WA’s oldest and most respected charitable organisations, launched its annual Good Night’s Sleep campaign on Friday, October 30. Running throughout the month of...
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FIFO Focused Communities program returns to Albany (Tue 29 September 2015)
Ngala returned to Albany recently to deliver the second round of workshops for the FIFO Focused Communities program. Launched in April, the program is supported by WACOSS (WA Council of Social...
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Quiz night raises funds for Ngala (Mon 14 September 2015)
Last month, the Department for Child Protection and Family Support’s Social Club raised more than $3000 for Ngala at its annual Fundraiser Quiz Night. DCP Social Club secretary Gabrielle...
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Ngala volunteers recognised (Mon 14 September 2015)
On August 7 2015, Ngala held its annual Volunteer Recognition Ceremony in Kensington, which was attended by 30 current volunteers as well as a selection of staff members. Formal recognition was...
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Ngala extends services to Goldfields (Fri 11 September 2015)
Help is on hand for new parents in the Goldfields, with Ngala now providing education sessions for families with 0-5 year-olds. Funded by the WA Health Department, Ngala’s interactive...
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Ngala’s TIP program nominated for award (Fri 11 September 2015)
NGALA is very proud to announce its Tuned in Parenting (TIP) program has been nominated as a finalist in The Mental Health Good Outcomes Awards, to be held on October 6 during Mental Health Week....
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Celebrating 125 Years of helping WA families and children (Fri 4 September 2015)
To celebrate Ngala's 125 years of continuous service to the Western Australian community, the Friends of Ngala Foundation hosted a luncheon at the Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club on Friday, July...
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Become a 125 Club Member today (Tue 1 September 2015)
In 2015, Ngala celebrates 125 years of continuous service to the Western Australian community. To mark this milestone and to make a significant contribution to Ngala's key fundraising efforts,...
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Governor of WA visits Ngala (Fri 7 August 2015)
The Governor of Western Australia, Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson, AO, toured Ngala’s Kensington premises on Thursday August 6, in her first official visit since becoming...
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Did you know...? (Wed 5 August 2015)
Ngala partners with SDERA (School Drug Education and Road Aware) to promote ‘Smart Steps’ – a parent and carer education program regarding the use of safety messages for 0-4 year...
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Week 25 ABC Radio (Mon 3 August 2015)
Missed an episode? Listen/Download the full series In the final week of interviews with Nat Browning on ABC radio, we discussed: Strategies and tips to help with parenting...
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Week 23 & 24 ABC Radio (Wed 29 July 2015)
Missed an episode? The full series is now available to download HERE In Session 23 on 18th July, we are discussing: Adjustment to parenting How to recognize symptoms...
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Hold Hands to Keep Kids Safe (Tue 28 July 2015)
Two recent tragedies in Perth have acted as a timely reminder of the importance of road safety for young children. A 2 year old killed after being struck by a reversing car and a 4 year old...
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Week 22 ABC Radio (Fri 10 July 2015)
Missed an episode? The full series is now available to download HERE This week we discuss the ins and outs of introducing solids to your baby. We explore: When to introduce...
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Weeks 20 & 21 on Weekends with Nat Browning show on ABC Radio (Fri 26 June 2015)
Your Growing Baby from 3 to 6 Months. Session 20 (part one) to be broadcast on Saturday 27th June, Session 21 to be broadcast on Saturday 4th July (part 2). In the next two sessions, we...
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Ngala on ABC Radio Week 17 (Fri 5 June 2015)
This week we discuss the Circle of Security, which is a map of relationships, and how we relate to babies and how they relate to us emotionally. We talk about: What is the Circle of Security...
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ELDS Joondalup Turns One (Thu 28 May 2015)
Guest of Honour, the Hon. Tony Simpson MLA, Minister for Local Government; Community Services; Seniors and Volunteering; Youth, was in Joondalup to cut cake with children of Ngala’s Early...
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Parenting Questions? Call Ngala! (Fri 15 May 2015)
Ngala helping make Stronger Families, Stronger Communities National Families Week starts this week (15 th – 21 st May) with the theme of ‘Stronger Families, Stronger...
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Ngala on ABC Radio Week 14 & 15 (Fri 15 May 2015)
Session 14 – Sibling adjustment to the new baby (airs Sat, 16th May) In this session we discuss: Bringing home a new baby, and the impact this has on older children. How to...
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Ngala on ABC Radio Week 12 & 13 (Thu 14 May 2015)
Session 12: Adjustment to parenting as an individual, from both Mum and Dads perspective. In session 12, we explore the journey for both new Mums and new Dads, as they begin to adjust to...
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Parenting and Play Time Butler Break (Fri 8 May 2015)
The Parenting and Play Time Butler session held on Wednesdays will be taking a break on Wednesday 1st July, we apologise for any inconvenience caused and look forward to seeing families at the...
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Ngala on ABC (Fri 1 May 2015)
Session 12: Adjustment to parenting as an individual, from both Mum and Dads perspective. In session 12, we explore the journey for both new Mums and new Dads, as they begin to adjust to...
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EatPlayThrive Term 2 Schedule (Tue 21 April 2015)
EatPlayThrive will return in term two with more groups in the metro area. If you are looking for ways to keep your family healthy, discover new recipes, deal with fussy eaters and more, come...
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Ngala on ABC Radio Week 11 (Tue 21 April 2015)
Session 11: Dads - 25th April In this session, we discuss the role and importance of Dads in your baby’s life with guest speaker, Keith Read from DadsWA . We explore the following...
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Ngala on ABC Radio Week 8, 9 & 10 (Thu 9 April 2015)
Session 8: Infant communication and the crying baby - 4th April In this session, we will be exploring the ways in which our newborns communicate with us and how we can learn to understand their...
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Ngala on ABC Radio Week 5 (Thu 9 April 2015)
Session 5: Newborn safety and sleep - 7th March In this week’s radio segment, we discussed bringing baby home and how to keep them safe, including safe sleep practices. For further...
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Parenting and Play Time School Holiday Break (Thu 9 April 2015)
The following Parenting and Play Time sessions will be on break on the following dates: Location Day Closed Recommence Butler...
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Building Partnerships (Mon 30 March 2015)
Building Partnerships is part of a movement to build capacity and enable change within ‘place-based’ initiatives with a particular focus on WA Child and Parent Centres ....
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FIFO Focused Communities Project launches today (Fri 27 March 2015)
Thanks to Rio Tinto, Ngala launches the  FIFO Focused Communities Project aimed to build understanding and explore solutions to needs of local commuting workers (Fly-in...
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Christmas came early in Midvale (Thu 26 March 2015)
Christmas came very early for some children in Midvale this year. Thanks to the generosity of Toybox International , a charity dedicated to supporting Australia's sick and disadvantaged...
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Ngala on ABC Radio Week 6 & 7 (Fri 13 March 2015)
Catch our weekly segment on The Nat Browning Show on ABC Radio. Each week Ngala will discuss different topics related to pregnancy and your new baby. Upcoming topics include: Session 6:...
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Ngala on ABC Radio Week 4 (Fri 27 February 2015)
Topics being discussed in session 4 are: *What do babies need from Mum and Dad in the first few days? *How can Dad’s be involved in looking after baby and bonding...
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Ngala on ABC Radio Week 3 (Fri 20 February 2015)
Birthing and Your New Born Topics to be discussed in Session 3 are: What new parents may be experiencing shortly after labour, the physical and emotional changes. Your...
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Ngala on ABC Local Radio Week Two (Mon 16 February 2015)
Preparing for birth. Topics covered in the second session: How to prepare for baby, some practical tips. How to prepare toddlers and other children for a new baby....
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Ngala on ABC Local Radio Week One (Wed 11 February 2015)
Two of Ngala’s Child health Nurses Kylie and Irene have started discussing life with a baby in the first 6 months, in a series of radio segments on ABC Radio. To catch up on the first week's...
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Playgroup Just For Dads (Wed 11 February 2015)
Come join other dads and their children in a relaxed and informal setting. Playing with Dad helps children learn new skills, grow stronger and become more confident. You are welcome to bring a...
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Child and Parent Centre-Neerabup Now Open (Tue 10 February 2015)
Do you live in Banksia Grove? The Child and Parent Centre – Neerabup is now open for all families living in the area to enjoy. Officially opened by the Premier of Western Australia, Hon...
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Ngala on ABC Radio (Fri 6 February 2015)
Two of Ngala’s Child health Nurses  Kylie and Irene will be discussing life with a baby in the first 6 months, in a series of radio segments on ABC Radio. Topics discussed will...
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Teaching Children the art of Self Control (Tue 20 January 2015)
By Stephanie Fairbairn, Ngala Parent Educator Self regulation is a lifelong learning process, and starts from the very first days when, as babies, we needed help regulating or adjusting...
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What matters to you when choosing childcare? (Fri 16 January 2015)
Are you a parent who: Currently uses or plan to use childcare, Has decided not to use childcare, or No longer uses childcare due to quality concerns? If you answered...
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A Research Study on Parenting Disciplinary Styles (Fri 16 January 2015)
Are you a parent with children age 2-8 years? A current study from Charles Sturt University seeks to examine the relationship between parental self-control and disciplinary style as well...
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Como Rotary Club supports Ngala (Fri 19 December 2014)
Como Rotary Club is a supporter of Ngala’s Give Anything for a Good Night’s Sleep campaign and has committed to a 5 year partnership with Ngala. Their generous support will go towards...
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$80,000 Raised (Fri 19 December 2014)
Ngala asked the public of WA to Give Anything for a Good Night’s Sleep and they did to a grand total of over $80,000.  Thank you, your donations will make a difference to the services...
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13 Tips to make Christmas Happy for Families with Babies and Young Children (Tue 16 December 2014)
Christmas and New Year can be a challenging time for many families. To help you through the festive season, Ngala has put together the following top tips to assist Western Australian families this...
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Parenting and Play Time Christmas Break (Thu 11 December 2014)
Parenting and Play Time will be taking a break over the Christmas and New Year period. Below is a table detailing the opening dates for 2015. Parenting and Play Time schedule...
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Screen time or scream time? (Tue 2 December 2014)
By Teresa Dix, Ngala Parent Educator A big challenge facing parents today is how to manage screen time for themselves and their children. Life is so busy, that when we need some peace and...
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Community Opening a Success (Fri 7 November 2014)
Held on Thursday 25th Sept, many local families attended and participated in the activities. Approximately 300 turned up including government and non-government agencies that provide...
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Ngala Out Fundraising (Thu 6 November 2014)
Ngala volunteers and staff will be out at shopping centres and Bunnings stores to meet families and 'shake a tin' for the Give Anything for a Good Night's Sleep campaign. Come down to the...
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Parenting Workshops now in Midland (Thu 6 November 2014)
The very popular Sleep Matters and Taste Bubs parenting workshops are now in Midland! They are free to attend, and allow families in the area to meet and learn about parenting their babies...
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Help Ngala fundraise at Bunnings (Mon 27 October 2014)
Are you still wondering how you can help Ngala raise funds? Why not help 'shake a tin' at a Bunnings store near you? Ngala needs 54 volunteers to help raise funds at the following Bunnings...
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I am no longer a sleep deprived zombie (Mon 27 October 2014)
By Jessica, a mum living in regional WA My husband and I live in regional WA with our now 5.5 month old son. Our families live 450km away and we have very limited support in our town. We also...
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I crash landed into motherhood (Fri 24 October 2014)
By Amy Collins-Walker I had my daughter Matilda around 19 months ago and my son, Felix, is just shy of one month old. Like any first time parent, when I had my daughter I had absolutely...
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Western Australian Father of the Year (Wed 22 October 2014)
The inaugural winner of the WA Father of the Year Award is West Metro Senior Constable Mike James. SC James emerged triumphant after hundreds of nominations from across the State were...
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Many Firsts at Ngala's Fundraising Campaign Launch (Tue 21 October 2014)
There were many firsts at Ngala's Give Anything for a Good Night's Sleep campaign launch.The campaign itself is the first time Ngala is seeking public support in more than 120 years, and Ngala is...
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First Campaign Fundraisers (Wed 8 October 2014)
Ngala's Give Anything for a Good Night's Sleep campaign has found its first fundraising team! Thank you to a Madeley mothers' group for raising $130 at a morning tea. We hope you had fun...
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Sophia Barbagello to Launch Ngala’s Sleep Campaign on Wednesday 24th September – 10.00 am (Tue 23 September 2014)
Sophia Barbagallo has packed a great deal into her life and has most recently added the role of new mum to her repertoire. A former model and ballerina she is currently the convener of Miss...
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A Fathers’ Day special by DadsWA (Tue 2 September 2014)
As an organisation advocating the role that fathers and father figures play in the lives of children, Ngala is proud to be a part of the new Western Australian Father of the Year Award. One of...
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What would you give for a good night's sleep? (Mon 1 September 2014)
Have you ever considered just how much you or someone you know would have given to get a good night’s sleep during those early months of parenting? For many of us, it would have been just...
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A new artwork at Ngala (Thu 28 August 2014)
There is a stunning new addition to the hallway beside the front desk at our Kensington building. It is the artwork created by Noongar artist, Peter Farmer, for Ngala’s first...
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Women’s Experiences of Eating Disorders in Pregnancy: A Phenomenological Study (Fri 22 August 2014)
Would you like to be involved in research to help others to understand what it is like to have disordered eating or body image concerns and be pregnant? Women will be asked to share stories of...
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Ngala launches Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan (Wed 13 August 2014)
Western Australia’s leading non-government provider of early parenting and early childhood services, Ngala, launched its Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) at a special event on...
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WA Father of the Year Award (Wed 6 August 2014)
The inaugural winner of the Western Australian Father of the Year Award will be announced in September 2014. The award is being coordinated through a collaboration of WA leading parenting and mens...
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Why choose Ngala ELDS Joondalup (Wed 23 July 2014)
See what some parents say about Ngala's newest childcare centre that opened in Joondalup this year.  "Take your child to Ngala Joondalup ELDS child care. It is a friendly, safe and...
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EatPlayThrive Term 3 Sessions Out Now! (Thu 17 July 2014)
The very popular healthy lifestyle program, EayPlayThrive, has just released its term session dates. EatPlayThrive is a preventative program that assists parents and carers of...
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Hitting a 6 for the Local Community (Tue 8 July 2014)
Australians are some of the most giving people in the world with an average of 7 in 10 Australians donating to charity each month. Did you know your local area outperformed this, where 10 out 10...
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Conversations About Sleep (Tue 3 June 2014)
Click here to download Sleep is something that we at Ngala hold close to our hearts. Up to 80% of calls to the Ngala Helpline are related to sleep and settling issues in children 0-12 months....
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Thank You Volunteers (Fri 30 May 2014)
Ngala is very fortunate to have over 40 volunteers working in a variety of capacities including on our Board, with the Professional Advisory Committee, the Reference Group or the Friends of Ngala...
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Are your child's immunisations up to date? (Thu 29 May 2014)
To receive family assistance from the Australian Government, you may need to immunise your children or get an exemption. Now is a great time to make sure your child’s immunisations are up to...
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Free Parenting Workshops (Tue 27 May 2014)
All of Ngala’s parenting workshops are now free to attend. These workshop are catered to families with children age 0-6 years. Facilitated by a qualified Ngala educator, parents can come to...
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Stress-less travelling with young children (Thu 22 May 2014)
By Claire Smoker, Emma Storey and the Ngala Education team. Travelling with children on aeroplanes can be a daunting thought. Whether it’s your first time, or you are a frequent flyer...
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Cancelled Parenting & Play Time Sessions Between Easter & Anzac Day (Thu 17 April 2014)
Please be advised that the following Parenting & Play Time sessions will NOT be running in April (between Easter and Anzac Day).   Ellenbrook (0-18months) Monday 21 st...
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The Gift of Hearing – Breaking the silence for WA children (Mon 24 March 2014)
Hearing the laughter of children in the playground, the leaves rustling in the trees or a mother’s tender whisper consoling their child are all sounds that we take for granted. For over...
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Wired for Learning and Communicating (Tue 4 March 2014)
By Wendy Muller and The Ngala Education Team Our brains are so complex that they take over 20 years to fully mature . Although the brain continues to adapt and change throughout life, this...
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Calling For Registrations (Thu 27 February 2014)
The Home Interaction Program for Parents & Youngsters (HIPPY) is a free two year program to promote school readiness and provides fun activities, storybooks and craft materials. It is...
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8 New Parenting and Play Time Groups (Mon 10 February 2014)
Eight new sessions of Parenting and Play Time for families with children 0 to 18 months will commence in March as part of Ngala’s expansion of parent education services. Check the links...
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New Outdoor Play Area at ELDS Perth Airport (Mon 10 February 2014)
Ngala’s Perth Airport childcare centre has recently undertaken extensive works to the outdoor play area. The artificial turf has been removed and a nature based play area has been created...
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EatPlayThrive - service providers booked till June (Mon 10 February 2014)
Ngala’s EatPlayThrive has been very well received, with 135 participants within the course of six months. Designed for parents and carers of children age 1-12 years, participants attend...
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WA’s oldest parenting organisation remains a phone call away (Mon 10 February 2014)
The parenting Helpline at Ngala has been the listening ear to thousands of concerned WA parents since 1988. According to a frequent Helpline caller, “I have called Ngala a few times and...
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Ngala’s First Nurse to gain a Doctorate in Nursing (Thu 6 February 2014)
Ngala Director of Services and Research, Elaine Bennett, obtained her Doctorate in Nursing in 2013. Entitled ‘ An Exploration of the Past, Present and Future of Nursing in Early Parenting...
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Corser Family give 50 years of service to Ngala (Wed 5 February 2014)
At the Friends of Ngala’s Annual General Meeting, Mrs Danae Corser was bestowed an Honorary Life Membership in recognition of her distinguished services to Ngala. Similarly, her husband, Mr...
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Ngala Awarded Child & Parent Centre East Waikiki (Wed 5 February 2014)
Ngala is delighted to announce it will be managing the new Child & Parent Centre to be built at East Waikiki Primary School.  Ngala has been providing services to families in the...
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Dad’s Involvement Boosts Breastfeeding (Wed 29 January 2014)
Fathers play a significant role in increasing breastfeeding rates and duration. This recent finding by Curtin University reinforces the message Ngala’s DadsWA have been telling expectant...
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New FIFO Calendar Out Now (Thu 19 December 2013)
My FIFO Family calendar has been specially designed as a visual tool to help young children understand their FIFO family routine. The calendar helps parents keep track of their busy schedules...
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Ngala Meets Peter Pan at the Ballet (Fri 13 December 2013)
Courtesy of the West Australian Ballet Company, Ngala families were given the opportunity to experience the beauty and grandeur of classical ballet. Each season the West Australian Ballet...
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30,000 Reasons To Celebrate (Mon 25 November 2013)
Ngala and Make A Difference have 30,000 reasons to celebrate the wonderful work they do. Both organisations assist the community by providing vital services to families and children and both are...
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Ngala's Telethon Beneficiary Story (Tue 12 November 2013)
Did you miss Ngala's Telethon beneficiary story? You can check it out here.  
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Ngala at Whiteman Park (Wed 23 October 2013)
Whiteman Park on Sunday 20 th October was the place to be if you were parents or a family of young children and looking for some fun activities and information. Meerilinga hosted the event...
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up to 22% of Australian children miss breakfast (Mon 21 October 2013)
Whether they skipped breakfast or were not afforded the simplest meal of the day, up to 22% of Australian school children do not eat breakfast. A good breakfast is vital to a young child who is...
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Connected Families Survey (Fri 18 October 2013)
Are you over the age of 18 with a child/ren under 5 years? UWA needs your help in a study to provide recommendations for how communities can better support families with young children....
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Artwork enhancing the refurbished Kensington premises (Fri 18 October 2013)
By Jacqui MacKinnon, Immediate Past President, Friends of Ngala With the renovations happening at Kensington at the beginning of 2013, the artwork was wrapped and stored.  When the...
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FON make important contributions to Ngala projects (Fri 18 October 2013)
The Friends of Ngala contributed $132,000 from fundraising activities to the refurbishment of the Overnight and Day Stay facilities.  Together with the grant from Lotterywest and contribution...
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Ngala childcare service in the top 23% (Tue 15 October 2013)
Ngala Early Learning Development Service( ELDS) at Perth Airport  recently received an overall rating of Exceeding the National Quality Standard by the West Australian Education and Care...
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Ngala supports Pilbara families with help from BHP (Mon 14 October 2013)
Ngala has joined forces with BHP Billiton Iron Ore to support families and communities in the Pilbara region, offering a program of events and activities for parents, and for professionals and...
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Early Emotional Foundations Linked to Future Wellbeing (Mon 14 October 2013)
We are a product of the environment that we’ve grown up in and emotional wellbeing is no exception to this philosophy. A growing body of scientific evidence suggests that the capacity for...
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Young Minds Matter (Tue 8 October 2013)
A growing body of scientific evidence inform us that young minds ‘capacity for healthy emotional development begins early in life and it has a lasting effect over the course of a ...
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Australian Child Care Week Special (Fri 27 September 2013)
Early Years Education and Care Services play a significant role in the community by educating and caring for our children. It is important to choose a child care...
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Is your FIFO family ok? (Thu 12 September 2013)
A R U OK?Day special.  Whether you are a first time parent or about to have your fourth child, family life and the wellbeing of your partner and children brings its own joys and...
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Ngala at the PBC Expo (Thu 5 September 2013)
Ngala met over 1300 parents and prospective parents at the three-day Pregnancy Babies and Children expo. Unlike past years, there were many fathers present at the expo. They were particularly...
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Fathers' Unique Contribution to the Development of their Children (Wed 4 September 2013)
Fathering is an action word, and the role of a father has changed over the years with many dads now taking a more active role in the raising of their children. For over 12 years, parenting...
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Happy Fathers' Day! (Fri 30 August 2013)
Fathering is an action word, and the role of a father has changed over the years with many dads now taking a more active role in the raising of their children. For over 12 years, parenting...
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Safe Sleep Conference Perth (Thu 22 August 2013)
Ngala’s Wendy Muller and Julie Holschier had the pleasure of meeting two respected child wellbeing advocates. Accompanied by Helen Stevens and Cindy Davies from Safe Sleep Spaces, they were...
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Reading across the Universe (Mon 19 August 2013)
A Reading Week special by Jacquie Mayne, Ngala Program Coordinator Even though it is relaxing and comforting to be read to, it is still an active process as our minds visualize, imagine and...
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Sleep like a Baby (Thu 25 July 2013)
Some adults are just better sleepers than others. The reality is that babies and children are really no different. Some children find learning the skill of sleeping and resettling easy, some do...
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Fostering Self-Regulation (Thu 25 July 2013)
Self-regulation is the latest buzz word; it is in newspapers and across a range of media. What does self-regulation really mean?  How do parents foster self-regulation in their children?...
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Managing Children’s Behaviour – Free of Food additives! (Thu 25 July 2013)
Been to a kid’s birthday party recently? No doubt it was a lively affair, especially if the food served was of the highly coloured, sweet variety. Maybe on the way home little Jonny had a...
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School 2014 – Ready Set Go! (Thu 25 July 2013)
School readiness covers two categories: a) readiness to learn and b) readiness for school. Sometimes in the rush to organise uniforms and stationary parents may overlook the need to prepare their...
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The Ngala Kensington Building Upgrade Now Completed (Mon 15 July 2013)
In addition to Day and Overnight stay which reopened in May, all office areas and meeting spaces are now complete.  Ngala’s Helpline staff are now working from their refurbished space...
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A Minister's Visit to NAPPY (Mon 15 July 2013)
Ngala’s Nurturing And Parenting Program for Youth (NAPPY) had a very exciting visit from Senator the Hon Jan McLucas, Minster for Human Services. The minister who was accompanied by Mr...
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Maggie Dent at Friends' Luncheon (Fri 12 July 2013)
At the recent sell out Friends of Ngala fundraising lunch at the Freshwater Bay Yacht, 220 guests were eager to hear the extraordinary Maggie Dent speak.  Maggie Dent, author, educator and...
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Ngala supports WA Families as the State Population Rises (Wed 3 July 2013)
Western Australia has recently seen its highest annual population growth for over 30 years.  This increase in population includes a record number of births in 2012 (33,646), overseas...
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Ngala at Wanneroo Playgroup (Mon 24 June 2013)
This year the Wanneroo Playgroup celebrates 40 years since its creation. To mark the occasion, Ngala has offered a free workshop to Wanneroo Playgroup. The Wanneroo playgroup was created in...
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Encouraging Breastfeeding in Western Australia (Mon 24 June 2013)
Breastfeeding provides babies with the best start in life, reduces the rate of infant deaths and has substantial health benefits for both mother and baby. In addition, the composition of the...
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The Song Room at Ngala (Mon 24 June 2013)
The Song Room is a national not for profit organisation that offers music and arts as a unique and creative way of facilitating early literacy for children aged 0 – 5 years...
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Vacancies available at Ngala ELDS (Fri 21 June 2013)
Ngala has been operating its Early Learning and Development Service (ELDS) at Perth Airport since 2010.  Enrollments are growing steadily and Ngala has appreciated the support of the West...
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KUP Update (Wed 19 June 2013)
The Kensington Upgrade Project is nearing completion with Stage 1 already back up and operational, which is very exciting. Family Programs including Day and Overnight Stay were open for...
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New Dads Booklet Out Now! (Wed 19 June 2013)
Ngala has released a 4 th edition of the popular Fatherhood – First 12 Months booklet.   This new edition has a fresh look; incorporating new information, design and name –...
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Health Benefits of being an Involved Father (Fri 14 June 2013)
A special report by Ngala DadsWA There is an impressive amount of research outlining the benefits that an engaged Father contributes towards children’s outcomes, particularly on the...
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EatPlayThrive-helping families live healthier lives (Tue 11 June 2013)
EatPlayThrive focuses on educating and empowering families to lead a healthier lifestyle. The program consists of three 2-3 hour workshops conducted over a three week period – each parent...
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Ngala in partnership with Schools and Families (Tue 11 June 2013)
The Ngala Education Team provides readiness for school programs that are aimed at parents of early primary school children. The workshops will hold discussions on toileting, sleep and learning,...
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Mum's the word on pregnancy (Tue 4 June 2013)
Are you a woman aged between 18 to 40 and given birth within the past 5 yrs? You can help researches design a healthy lifestyle program for other mothers-to-be. The University...
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Playgroup in the Park (Thu 30 May 2013)
Playgroup in the Park was a community driven event involving Ngala, Kwinana Requatic, KEYS and the David Wirrpanda Foundation. The event showcased the beautiful parks in Kwinana to 70 families...
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Ngala at the HBF Run for a Reason (Tue 28 May 2013)
On a chilly Sunday morning, before dawn, a group of five intrepid Ngala staff members met in the Perth CBD with about 30,000 other Western Australians to participate in this year’s HBF Run...
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Ngala at the Biggest Morning Tea in Kwinana. (Wed 22 May 2013)
Ngala was at the Biggest Morning Tea held in Kwinana. The event was a parent driven initiative to raise funds for cancer council. Held during a scheduled Parenting and Play Time session,...
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A HIPPY Handover (Tue 21 May 2013)
The new HIPPY Rockingham Coordinator, Belinda Watson (pictured left), had the opportunity to meet with Jacquie Mayne (centre) and Tina Dean (right) at a HIPPY Girrawheen parent meeting last...
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Families Week at Ngala (Tue 21 May 2013)
Ngala celebrated National Families Week with a workshop entitled Juggling Family Life and Wor k. National Families Week was held between 15 and 21 May 2013 to celebrate the vital role that...
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Ngala at the AAMCFHN 5th Biennial National Conference (Mon 13 May 2013)
In May, Ngala was a guest speaker at The Australian Association of Maternal, Child and Family Health Nurses (AAMCFHN) 5 th Biennial National Conference held in Canberra. The theme of the...
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Road Safety Messages at Toddlerfest (Fri 5 April 2013)
Once again Izzy, the SDERA road safety mascot was one of the main attractions at Toddlerfest.  Izzy helping children identify road and play safety messages. He uses stickers, bookmarks and...
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Ngala at South Perth Fiesta (Thu 4 April 2013)
A Building Brains workshop funded by the South Perth Fiesta as part of the City of South Perth's annual community celebration was a great opportunity for Ngala to connect with local families who...
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Harmony Day in Mirrabooka (Thu 4 April 2013)
Ngala and HIPPY (Home Interaction Program for Parents & Youngsters) joined Centrecare and Parenting WA to help celebrate Harmony Day and meet members of the Mirrabooka community. The event was...
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Ngala at World’s Biggest Playgroup (Wed 3 April 2013)
Ngala and Midland Communities for Children Plus were invited by Playgroups WA to celebrate the World’s Biggest Playgroup Day at Whiteman Park.  This is a great family fun day promoting...
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Ngala: Helping You Understand Your Baby’s Sleep (Tue 26 March 2013)
Adjusting to your baby’s sleeping patterns and teaching them to settle and re-settle themselves to sleep can take time and patience. Ngala recommends some helpful tips on achieving better...
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Ngala Easter Long Weekend Special: Travel Tips for Parents of Young Children (Mon 25 March 2013)
Traveling with kids can be daunting but with some good planning, a sense of adventure and teamwork, it is possible to arrive at your destination with your sanity intact. Below are some tips to...
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New Prices at Ngala's Resource Shop (Mon 18 March 2013)
Ngala has reviewed prices to all resource materials. A popular seller, Building Brains for Young Children 0-3 Years DVD is now reduced by 25%, to $44.95. Another big price reduction is the...
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We Can Come to You (Mon 18 March 2013)
Do you run a playgroup? Are you a mothers group? A Ngala educator can come to your parenting group/organisation to run a workshop tailored to your requirements or provide information on Ngala's...
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WA Needs Greater Focus on Children this Election (Thu 21 February 2013)
The WA Council of Social Service is calling for greater focus on children, young people and families as a priority for WA in this State Election. “This week WACOSS is highlighting the needs...
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University of Queensland parenting research on What do parents really think? (Tue 19 February 2013)
Tell Us What You Think About Parenting Complete a 15 minute survey and you could be in with a chance to win one of twenty $20 Coles-Myer gift cards! The Parenting and Family Support Centre...
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Refurbishment of Ngala Kensington (Wed 13 February 2013)
Between mid March and early June 2013, Ngala’s Kensington premises will be closed in two stages for major refurbishment.  This work, funded by Lotterywest, will mean some changes in...
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Good Guys celebrates five million reasons to keep giving (Tue 12 February 2013)
One local business is giving big high-fives to customers as they celebrate a momentous milestone. The Good Guys Local Giving Program has reached $5 million donated to over 150 local community...
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Ngala Receives Donation from My FIFO Family Calendar Proceeds (Tue 12 February 2013)
Ngala recently received a generous donation towards FIFO workshops from Deanne Hislop of My FIFO Family. The company is donating 50 cents for every My FIFO Family calendar sold in an ongoing...
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Russell Hawkins Receives Order of Australia for his work with Ngala and contributions to Western Australian families (Mon 11 February 2013)
The Governor General of Australia announced the Australia Day Honours List on Saturday 26th January 2013. Appointments to the Order of Australia are made to people from many walks of life,...
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Ngala to Co-ordinate Local Child and Parent Centre in Calista and Neerabup (Sun 10 February 2013)
Ngala is excited to announce it will be coordinating two of the new Child and Parent Centres (C&PC) that are being established at Calista Primary School, Calista and Neerabup Primary School,...
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Perth Airport Fly In To Support Ngala and FIFO Families (Wed 6 February 2013)
Ngala recently received a grant of $5,000 from Perth Airport in support of Ngala’s fly-in fly-out (FIFO) parenting workshops and consultations throughout Western Australia. This grant will...
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HIPPY Rockingham Families Graduate (Mon 4 February 2013)
Ngala Home Interaction Program for Parents and Youngsters (HIPPY) Rockingham gathered with their families at Ngala in Rockingham for a special afternoon celebration in November 2012. The event...
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Drop-In Play & Chat with Ngala (Mon 4 February 2013)
Ngala hosted its first Drop-In Play & Chat session at the Noranda Family Centre on Thursday, 10 th January. The morning session was an opportunity for families with children under the age of...
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Tips to help parents of babies and toddlers stay cool during the Australia Day Weekend! (Fri 25 January 2013)
Try and stay out of the heat. Between 9am to 4-5pm, try and remain indoors. Shut the windows and cover them with blinds or curtains to keep the heat out. It will cool your house more...
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Ngala Receives $1.5 Million Grant from Lotterywest (Tue 22 January 2013)
On Thursday 17 th January, the Premier, Hon Colin Barnett MLA, visited Ngala Kensington to officially present a $1.5 million Lotterywest grant to the community organisation. The grant from...
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Ngala Hosted a Dad’s Day For Merriwa Parenting and Play Time Families (Fri 4 January 2013)
On Saturday, 8th December, Ngala and Bunnings hosted a Dad’s Day for Ngala Merriwa Parenting and Play Time (PPT) families. Dad’s Day is focused on developing positive interactions...
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Ngala and Gadens Lawyers Celebrate the Achievements of 2012 (Tue 18 December 2012)
Gadens Lawyers hosted an end of year cocktail reception on the 21 st November at their St Georges Terrace offices. The aim of the event was to recognise the ongoing support of Ngala’s...
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Ngala Christmas Closure (Mon 10 December 2012)
Christmas Closure 24th Dec – 1st Jan 2013 Ngala will be closing all offices over the Christmas & New Year period. If you need any assistance, our helpline 9368 9368 is still...
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Christmas Tips for Mums and Dads (Mon 3 December 2012)
It’s that time of year again, when your routine life seemed to have been a figment of your imagination, your normally obedient child throws a tantrum every time you’re in a shopping...
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A Friend of Ngala Announced as an Ambassador for Children and Young People (Mon 3 December 2012)
The Honourable Barbara Scott, president of the Friends of Ngala, was recently appointed an inaugural Ambassador for Children and Young People at an event held at Government House on 25 October...
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Deanne and My FIFO Family Kids Calendar (Mon 3 December 2012)
Soon after arriving from the UK in 2008, my husband and I relocated to the Pilbara with our two week old baby girl. I found moving to a remote mining town with a new born baby and not knowing a...
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A Generous Donation - Improved CCTV helps parents understand sleep (Mon 3 December 2012)
Ngala was approached by the trustees of the Jean Murray-Jones Trust through an introduction by the Friends of Ngala. The trustees were keen to help Ngala with facilities and goods to improve...
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Ngala to Coordinate Two Local Child and Parent Centres in the Neerabup and Calista Areas (Mon 3 December 2012)
Ngala is excited to announce it will be coordinating two Child and Parent Centres (at Neerabup and Calista). Ngala has had a long-standing connection with communities in both areas and is...
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19 Years of Volunteering, Ngala Farewells Dr Jackie Scurlock (Mon 3 December 2012)
Dr Jackie Scurlock, as a board member and chairperson of Ngala’s Professional Advisory Committee, has been a valued advisor and supporter of Ngala for nearly 20 years. Dr Scurlock was...
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2012 Danae Corser Award to Helpline Team (Mon 3 December 2012)
The Danae Corser Award is generously provided annually by Mrs Danae Corser since 1992. The Award recognises the outstanding contribution of certain staff members in Ngala by providing financial...
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More Grand Expectations (Mon 3 December 2012)
Ngala delivered Grand Expectations, a grandparenting workshop, on 18 th November to a packed audience. The free grandparenting workshop was sponsored by Bendigo Bank as an initiative to help...
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Ngala’s NAPPY has taken off (Mon 3 December 2012)
Ngala has started a new service catering to young mothers under the age of 25 years. The Nurturing And Parenting Program for Youth (NAPPY) is a partnership with Kwinana Early Years Services...
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Perth Airport Childcare Centre Heading Towards Capacity (Mon 3 December 2012)
After 13 months, Ngala’s 97 placed Early Learning and Development Service (ELDS) located at Perth Airport is now at 70% capacity with waiting lists for the New Year. This modern childcare...
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Hey Dad to DadsWA (Thu 22 November 2012)
Ngala has renamed our established fatherhood service to DadsWA, formerly known as Hey Dad WA. DadsWA will continue to support positive engagement with WA fathers, families and the...
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2012 Pilot Project Pilbara Families Building Pilbara Communities (Wed 14 November 2012)
The Pilbara Families Building Pilbara Communities project was warmly received by Pilbara community members. In partnership with Population and Community Health and supported by BHP Billiton...
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Support our DadsWA team this Movember (Tue 6 November 2012)
Support Ngala employees, Wade and Russell as they raise funds and awareness for men’s health throughout Movember! The DadsWA team is committed to raising fatherhood...
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Ngala Meets Grandparent's Grand Expectations (Wed 24 October 2012)
To celebrate WA Seniors Week, Ngala sponsored by Bendigo Bank, will be rolling out two free education workshop sessions specific to grandparents. Grand Expectations is geared towards keeping...
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Ngala meets Pinocchio at the ballet (Wed 26 September 2012)
Yesterday, families had the opportunity to experience a popular children’s story, Pinocchio, through the art of ballet as part of a community initiative by the West Australian Ballet...
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The Friends of Ngala raise the profile of Ngala at Government House Dinner (Mon 20 August 2012)
The Friends of Ngala dinner at Government House was an opportunity for Ngala, WA’s oldest not-for-profit charity that supports 40,000 families each year, to raise funds for its early...
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Ngala heads north for Pilbara Families Building Pilbara Communities Program (Mon 13 August 2012)
Ngala will be bringing their early childhood and parenting services to remote communities in the Pilbara this September to provide parenting support to families and local communities in the...
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Let Ngala Show You How To Coach Your Child Nappy Free (Fri 20 July 2012)
Ngala’s expert staff will provide early parenting tips at this year’s Pregnancy, Babies and Children’s Expo and help families across Perth easily transition their children from...
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The Good Guys Clarkson helps Ngala Merriwa with balancing act (Wed 18 July 2012)
In the first few years, children learn about the world through their senses. Playing in mud, finger painting and all those messy situations help children strengthen brain connections and develop...
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Ngala's MyTime program jumps on board Noah's Mobile Ark (Wed 11 July 2012)
Ngala's MyTime WA program has recently partnered with not-for-profit organisation Noah's Ark WA to provide mobile therapy advice to all MyTime Perth metropolitan groups and regional groups in...
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Ngala Working with CRCs in the Wheatbelt (Wed 11 July 2012)
An article appeard in CRC Network News in May 2012 on Ngala's work with local CRCs in the wheatbelt to deliver parenting education workshops to the rual community. Raising a child is an...
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Foetal Alcohol Risks (Wed 20 June 2012)
The risks of Foetal Alcohol Syndrome and warnings against drinking while pregnant are confusing, according to child health experts. Early childhood and parenting support provider Ngala has...
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Healthy You Healthy Baby website & phone App (Thu 14 June 2012)
Edith Cowan University (ECU) and Ngala have teamed up with WA mothers to fight the obesity epidemic and provide parents with practical solutions to raising a healthy baby and family, via a new...
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Bunnings revamps Ngala courtyard Gardens (Wed 13 June 2012)
A small red army took over the Ngala headquarters last week to give the Kensington gardens a much-needed makeover. A team from Bunnings Warehouse stores lent a helping hand to the Ngala and...
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Bilingual Children (Tue 12 June 2012)
Would you like your children to be bilingual when they grow up? Perhaps speaking a little Spanish or Japanese, along with English? Stephen Gallagher, an educator with not-for-profit parenting...
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Ngala visits Gaden's (Mon 28 May 2012)
Our thanks go to our corporate partners Gadens for inviting the Ngala team in to meet Gadens management and staff at their St George's Terrace office. Photo from left to right:...
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NEW Building Brains for Young Children 0-3 Years DVD (Mon 14 May 2012)
Ngala’s Building Brains DVD is now available.  This inspiring DVD covers brain development from conception to age 3 with special emphasis on attachment, Dad’s role,...
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The Nest Project (Wed 18 April 2012)
Ngala in support of ‘the nest’ 1. What is The Nest? The Nest is a major project designed to drive beneficial change to the health and wellbeing of all young...
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The Great Pram Push 2012 (Wed 18 April 2012)
It was a beautiful day for the the Great Pram Push 2012, funds raised this year are split between Ngala and the Children’s Leukaemia & Cancer Research Foundation.  A huge thank...
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FON Cocktail Event (Wed 18 April 2012)
  On Wednesday 14th March the Governor, his Excellency Malcolm McCusker and Mrs McCusker hosted a Cocktail Reception at Government House for ninety guests including Ngala partners,...
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MyTime Band Song Book Launch (Wed 18 April 2012)
Ngala has been coordinating the federally funded MyTime program in Western Australia for several years now and has also recently taken on coordinating the MyTime for Grandparents program....
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Building Brains at the Zoo (Wed 18 April 2012)
Many of the families who contributed to the filming of the DVD joined Ngala to mark the launch of Ngala’s new DVD “Building Brains for Young Children”. It is through filming...
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Building Brains Launch (Wed 18 April 2012)
On the 27 th of March, Ngala launched the new Building Brains DVD for Young Children 0-3 Years at Kensington. Eric Kinsella, Chairman of the Ngala Board of Directors, Friends of Ngala...
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Gadens Lawyers Support (Wed 18 April 2012)
We are pleased to announce that Gadens Lawyers Perth have joined Ngala as a corporate supporter.  Much of Ngala's work is only partly funded and it is a constant struggle to meet...
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FIFO Effects on Family (Wed 7 March 2012)
"For the parent left behind fly in fly out can mean becoming a single carer for weeks or months at a time, then slipping back into the co-parenting role for the brief period the worker is...
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FIFO Workshops for Gorgon (Mon 27 February 2012)
So far around 80 people have taken the opportunity to take part in the Parents Working Away sessions.  These popular 2 hour workshops hosted by Ngala's Stephen Gallagher and Kim Cooke are...
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Scitech 2012 (Fri 24 February 2012)
Every year Scitech opens its doors for 2 weeks in February to the parents of toddlers in Perth.  The event us known as Toddlerfest, parents bring their children to experience a range of...
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Parenting Workshops now in Ellenbrook (Fri 17 February 2012)
Notice of NEW scheduled workshops in Ellenbrook in 2012! Did you know Ellenbrook is one of the fastest growing suburbs in Perth with 10,000 more people moving into this area in the last ...
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Building Brains DVD Buy Now (Fri 17 February 2012)
This exciting new resource is for families and professionals and emphasises the importance of attachment, parental and child health and wellbeing. The DVD has 5 chapters that can be played...
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More Investment in Early Childhood Essential (Wed 11 January 2012)
Letter to the Editor published in the West Australian 11 January 2012 Linda Savage's opinion piece (We must invest more in early childhood years, 4th January) makes reference to to the Nobel...
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Investing in Early Childhood (Tue 10 January 2012)
Linda Savage's opinion piece "We must invest more in early childhood years" in the West Australian 04th January 2012 makes for very interesting reading, with evidence from one of the worlds 10...
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Leadership WA (Tue 10 January 2012)
Ashley Reid speaks Fellow to Fellow as Ngala's CEO to affiliates and fellow members of Leadership WA Leadership WA Newsletter
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Grandparenting Through the Early Years (Thu 22 December 2011)
This workshop will explore the role that Grandparents play in supporting their grandchildren’s early childhood brain development in the areas of Relationships; Sleep; Nutrition;...
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R4R Wheatbelt (Thu 22 December 2011)
The Wheatbelt Development Commission has funded Ngala to work with the Community Resource Centres throughout the Wheatbelt to provide parenting workshops via internet connection  and...
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Building Brains DVD (Tue 20 December 2011)
Funded by Lotterywest, Building Brains for Children 0 - 3 years has 5 chapters that can be played individually: Brain Development Begins before Birth The Importance of Nature and Nurture...
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Meet the new CEO of Ngala, Ashley Reid (Fri 16 December 2011)
It gives me great pleasure to introduce myself as the new CEO of Ngala.  With more than twenty years experience across a broad range of community services I am passionate about supporting...
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Christmas Closing Times (Wed 14 December 2011)
Holiday closing times
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Nurturing the Pilbara Wins Global Award (Tue 13 December 2011)
Woodside supported the creation of Ngala's 'Nurturing the Pilbara program, which began in Karratha in 2008 as part of the companies commitment to supporting its employees and community development...
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Ngala Article in Offspring Magazine (Tue 29 November 2011)
Check out the Summer 2012 edition of Offspring Magazine that features the Ngala article 'And then there were two...Managing a Toddler and New Baby' on page 72.  Also featured is an...
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‘Nurturing the Pilbara’ selected as international finalist at Excellence Awards (Wed 16 November 2011)
DATE:  14 th November   Media Release...
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Russell Hawkins Awarded Life Membership (Tue 18 October 2011)
At the Friends of Ngala fundraising luncheon at the Royal Perth Yacht Club, the President of the Friends of Ngala, the Hon. Barbara Scott, presented a Friends of Ngala Life Membership to recently...
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Thank you Rae Walter (Mon 3 October 2011)
In November 2011, it will be 23 years since Rae Walter joined Ngala as CEO leading Ngala to become Western Australia’s premier early parenting community service organisation. Ngala's...
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Mrs Tonya McCusker Accepts Patronage of Ngala (Mon 3 October 2011)
Ngala is delighted to announce that Mrs Tonya McCusker has recently accepted Ngala’s invitation to become Patron of the organisation. The support of the Governor and Mrs. McCusker as...
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ABC Radio Interviews (Thu 15 September 2011)
The Ngala Education team will be interviewed on ABC Radio (Mid-West and Kimberly) on the 1st Wednesday of every month discussing various parenting topics with regional communities. ...
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Offspring Article Spring 2011: Child Care (Thu 15 September 2011)
Ngala's article 'Investing in Child Care' featured in the Spring 2011 Edition of Offspring Magazine.  To read the full article click here .
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The Governor and Mrs McCusker visit Ngala (Fri 26 August 2011)
His Excellency Mr Malcolm McCusker, AO, QC, Governor of WA and his wife Mrs. Tonya McCusker and their daughter Mary will be visiting Ngala next Friday morning 26th August at 9 .30 am.  ...
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Ashley Reid new CEO for Ngala (Wed 24 August 2011)
I am very pleased to announce that Ashley Reid has been appointed as CEO for Ngala. Ashley is currently the Executive Director, Family and Community Services at MercyCare and has over 18 years...
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Nibbles at Noranda Family Centre - HIPPY (Thu 4 August 2011)
MEDIA RELEASE – NIBBLES AT NORANDA On the Thursday 11 th August, Ngala is hosting “Nibbles at Noranda” an open afternoon with drinks and nibbles at the Noranda Family...
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Distressed Parents Turn to Ngala (Thu 28 July 2011)
Distressed parents are turning to Ngala for vital help with their babies when government Services are unable to meet their needs The aims of the Western Australian Child Health Services are to...
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Farewell to our Patron Mrs Julie Michael (Tue 5 July 2011)
The Friends of Ngala feel very privileged to have been associated with Julie Michael, our Patron, during the past four years whilst her husband, Dr Ken Michael AC served as Governor of Western...
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Challenges for FIFO Families (Tue 5 July 2011)
As Western Australia’s leading not-for-profit provider of early parenting services for families with children between 0-6 years, Ngala recognises the very real challenges FIFO families face,...
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Rae Walter Citizen of the Year Finalist (Wed 15 June 2011)
We are delighted to announce that Ngala’s Chief Executive, Rae Walter, was a finalist in the 2011 Western Australian Citizen of the Year Awards in recognition of her work with children and...
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Good advice for ABC Kimberley (Tue 14 June 2011)
Good parenting advice is reaching a wider audience in the Kimberley with Ngala’s parenting educators Julie Holschier, Stephanie Fairbairn, Regina Fogarty and Stephen Gallagher joining ABC...
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Ngala CEO Announces Retirement (Mon 13 June 2011)
Letter from the CEO Rae Walter In November 2011, it will be 23 years since I joined Ngala as CEO. It will also be the month in which I will be retiring. For me, it has been a privilege to lead...
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Ngala Life Membership Awarded to Russell Hawkins (Fri 10 June 2011)
Today at the Friends of Ngala fundraising luncheon at the Royal Perth Yacht Club, the President of the Friends of Ngala, the Hon. Barbara Scott presented a Ngala Life Membership to recently...
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Shelley Taylor-Smith to Champion Ngala (Fri 10 June 2011)
President of the Friends of Ngala, the Hon. Barbara Scott, today will  welcome 7 x Women’s World No.1 Marathon Swimming Champion, Shelley Taylor -Smith as guest speaker at the...
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Ngala Welcomes Support from Harvey Fresh (Thu 2 June 2011)
We are pleased to announce that Harvey Fresh have come on board as a supporter of Ngala through a donation of $5,000. In May, Steve Audino and Leandra Sorgiovanni from Harvey Fresh visited...
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Aboriginal Building Brains Project (Wed 18 May 2011)
Australian Children’s Trust Ngala is fortunate to have received $120,000 from the Australian Children’s Trust. This funding will be used to develop resources to support...
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C4C Plus - Places Spotlight on Under 12s (Tue 19 April 2011)
April 19th marked the West Australian launch of the Communities for Children Plus Program (C4C Plus) in Midland. With FaHCSIA as the funding body, it will bring together Commonwealth, State and...
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Good Guys Support Ngala (Tue 8 March 2011)
Held weekly in six communities in the metropolitan area, Ngala Parenting and Play Time (P & PT) provides opportunities for dads, mums, grandparents, aunts and uncles to discuss and share their...
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Parents Working Away Workshops (Mon 7 March 2011)
In Western Australia many families have a member who works away - these predominantly include FIFO workers (fly in fly out) and the less recognised DIDO (drive in drive out) employees. Employment...
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Fundiing for Ngala Helpline (Thu 3 March 2011)
The Ngala Helpline, Western Australia’s peak parenting helpline receives essential funding from the Western Australian State Government to increase the scope of its online services for...
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Play Your Part in Parenting (Tue 1 March 2011)
Recent studies in Australia suggest that grandparents and other family members are playing an increasingly active and significant role in the lives of young children. [1] Family members albeit...
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NEW My Ngala Club (Mon 14 February 2011)
Ngala have launched their new My Ngala Club. An online club for families to provide them with online support, bring them together with other families, save them money and have a little fun...
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Ngala ELDS Perth Airport Enrolling Now for 2011 (Fri 11 February 2011)
Ngala Early Learning and Development Service Perth Airport  - 15 minute drive from Kensington. Are taking enrolments now for 2011. Vacancies for children of all ages. For more...
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Fly-in fly-out study (Mon 20 December 2010)
To find out more follow these links Flyer for study Advert for study
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Blue Illusion Booragoon, fund raiser Saturday 22nd January from 1pm (Sun 19 December 2010)
Blue Illusion Clothing and Gifts, Garden City invite you to a glass of champagne and nibbles to support Ngala.   From 1pm on Saturday 22nd January at Booragoon store (near Myer's)...
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Parenting Workshops over Christmas & New Year (Mon 13 December 2010)
Ngala will still be running some parenting workshops over the Christmas/New Year period. Click here for the flyer
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NEW Ngala DVD - Feeding My Baby the First Year (Wed 25 August 2010)
Ngala is pleased to announce that our new DVD Feeding My Baby: the First Year  has been released and is now available to purchase. This DVD is a helpful resource for parents who want to...
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The Good Guys Clarkson - Doing Good (Tue 27 July 2010)
The Good Guys Clarkson continue to support Ngala - they recently launched the Local Giving Program Token Box, an initiative which allows customers to play a vital role in giving back to the...
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Ngala Partners with Beyond Blue to launch new HeyDad booklet (Thu 22 July 2010)
Ngala, in partnership with beyondblue have produced a new parenting resource for fathers called Hey Dad - Fatherhood - First 12 Months.  The booklet contains useful information...
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Ngala Secures Funding from the Wheatbelt Development Commission (Mon 19 July 2010)
Ngala is pleased to announce that the we have secured funding from the Wheatbelt Development Commission as part of the second round of Royalties for Regions.  This money will allow us to link...
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Limited Edition Ngala Secrets Book Available Now! (Thu 8 July 2010)
Ngala has released a limited edition, commemorative book to mark our 120th birthday . This book combines two of Ngala's most popular resources, Secrets of Good Eaters 2nd Edition and...
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Ngala Celebrates 120 Years (Wed 30 June 2010)
This year marks the 120 th anniversary of Ngala’s operations.  Established in 1890 as the House of Mercy and renamed NGAL-A in 1956, the organisation has a long and varied history,...
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Ngala Launched 120 Year Celebrations (Mon 28 June 2010)
In 2010, Ngala turns 120 and to kick off celebrations to mark this milestone, a launch event was held on 9 June 2010. The event was held at Ngala HQ in Kensington and was attended by a large...
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Ngala Articles in new edition of Offspring Magazine (Thu 24 June 2010)
The Winter 2010 edition of Offspring Magazine, WA’s own family lifestyle magazine, is out now. Ngala has contributed two very good articles to this latest edition. Dads Needed for...
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AAP&CH concern over new health reforms (Wed 5 May 2010)
The following media statement is in response to Federal Health Minister Nicola Roxon’s media statement on ‘ Strengthening Primary Care in Local Communities’, issued April...
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The Good Guys support Ngala (Mon 3 May 2010)
Essential Support For New Parents Most new parents need help and support dealing with the challenges a new baby brings. Parenting education and family support is extremely valuable for new...
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Ngala Partners with CRCs to Enhance Regional Services (Mon 29 March 2010)
From 1 February 2010 Ngala will be working in partnership with a number of regional Community Resource Centres (CRCs and formerly known as Telecentres) throughout regional Western Australia....
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NEW Offspring Magazine (Mon 15 March 2010)
This month saw the launch of Western Australia's newest parenting magazine 'Offspring.'  This new quarterly magazine will provide families with valuable parenting information as...
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Ngala Early Learning & Development Service to Open at Perth Airport (Fri 12 March 2010)
Ngala is delighted to announce the opening of their Early Learning and Development Service at Perth's Domestic Aiport. This is a long day care service for children from birth to 6 years of age...
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2 NEW Parenting Workshops (Wed 3 February 2010)
Ngala are pleased to announce two new parenting workshops. Families Moving for Work This workshop is specifically tailored for families who have relocated, or who are considering...
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NEW Ngala Webcam Consultations (Tue 2 February 2010)
Ngala has expanded its Consultations service to now also include consultations online via webcam.  Previously this service was only available from one of our Perth centres or via...
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Great Christmas Gift Ideas (Wed 16 December 2009)
With the festive season upon us once again and Christmas fast approaching, we encourage you to consider that the best Christmas presents are time spent with your children. The best...
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Ngala Helpline Operating Every Day Over Festive Season (Wed 16 December 2009)
The holiday season is a wonderful time of year but it can also be very stressful, particularly for families with babies and young children.  That is why the Ngala Helpline will be open...
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Beyondblue survey on Postnatal Depression (Thu 19 November 2009)
A nationwide survey conducted by beyondblue: the national depression initiative has revealed that 90 percent of Australians recognise the serious nature of postnatal depression (PND) and the...
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Ngala Shopping Day at Ocean Keys (Sun 15 November 2009)
Ocean Keys Shopping Centre opened its doors on Sunday 15 November in support of Ngala.  We were very lucky to have once again been selected by the centre's management as the beneficiaries of...
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Ngala Shopping Day at Garden City (Sun 18 October 2009)
Ngala were very fortunate to have been selected as the nominated charity for the Garden City Shopping Centre Sunday Trading day on Sunday 18 October.  The centre secured Hi-5 as their feature...
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Ngala Introduces New Online Services (Sun 4 October 2009)
Ngala Introduces New Online Services to Support Families in Rural and Remote Locations Ngala, Western Australia’s leading not-for-profit provider of early parenting services for families...
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Parenting Workshops now in Ellenbrook (Sun 19 February 2012)
Notice of NEW scheduled workshops in Ellenbrook in 2012! Did you know Ellenbrook is one of the fastest growing suburbs in Perth with 10,000 more people moving into this area in the...
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My Ngala Club (Tue 8 February 2011)
  Ngala have launched their new   My Ngala Club. An online club for families to provide them with online support, bring them together with other families, save them...
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Huggies MumInspired Grant Programme (Sat 26 March 2011)
The Huggies MumInspired Grant Programme are awarding over $100,000 in business grants to further the development of innovative product or service solutions inspired by motherhood. Submissions...
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Opening Ceremony held at Early Learning and Development Service Perth Airport (Wed 6 October 2010)
Ngala were thrilled to invite guests to an official opening ceremony of Ngala’s Early Learning and Development Service at Perth Airport on Tuesday October 5 th . This service has been some...
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WA Early Childhood Education and Care Conference (Tue 15 September 2009)
Perth hosted the inaugural biannual WA Child Care and Early Childhood Education Conference from 3rd to 5th April. The theme of the conference was Quality and Collaboration Matter! Over the course...
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Ngala Staff Development Day (Tue 15 September 2009)
Learn, Listen and Be Challenged was the theme for the Ngala Staff Development Day. Our Team Leaders along with Kate and Karen attended this month. Our first topic of the day was Celebrating...
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Ngala at WACOSS (Mon 24 May 2010)
Ngala recently attended the WACOSS (West Australian Council of Social Service Inc.) conference where staff were on hand to discuss the services and programs that Ngala offers families. A poster...
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Announcing 2010's Professional Education Program (Thu 21 January 2010)
Ngala provides professional education in areas of early parenting and development of young children for community organisations, professionals working with families in the early years, and...
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    Ngala at Hawaiian Centres

    When: Feb 06 - Jun 19

    Come learn about sleep, solids and play for babies & toddlers at Hawaiian Shopping Centres.

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  • Early Parenting Groups

    Early Parenting Groups

    When: 30 Mar, 9:30am

    Where: Noranda

    Birth to 4 months: A 5-week series of workshops for parents with a newborn baby. Each workshop covers a wide range of topics about you and your new baby and provides the opportunity to meet and connect with other new parents in your local area.


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