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Commit to your child's online safety


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Children are exposed to online content in their preschool years. Behaviours like cyberbullying begin at primary school. Peer pressure can cause poor online decisions for many teenagers.


  • Hear from the Office of the eSafety Commissioner on empowering young people, parents and carers to manage online issues.
  • Commit to your child's online safety by attending this free presentation from one of Australia's leading online safety experts.

eSafety is important for every child from ages 1 to 18.

Learn how to:

1 - 7

  • Reduce accidental exposure to inappropriate content
  • Initiate conversations about online stranger danger
  • Identify age appropriate apps and websites

8 - 12

  • Deal with online stranger contact
  • Have a conversation about online issues including cyberbulying
  • Manage apps and privacy settings
  • Support your child using online safety resources

13 - 18

  • Report serious cyberbulling and image based abuse
  • Manage scren time and excessive use
  • Have a conversation with your child about their online brand
Date:  Thursday 19 April 2018 
Time: 10am to 12 noon
Where: Community Connect Northern Beaches, 28 Fisher Road, Dee Why (at rear of New Life Baptist Church)
RSVP: By 16 April 2018 to Vesna, 9931 7777 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We strive to make our event inclusive for all and welcome people with disabilities to attend.


Harmony Day 2018

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Please join us to celebrate Harmony Day 2018.

When:     21 March 2018, 11.30am - 1.30pm

Where:  Community Connect, 28 Fisher Road, Dee Why (at rear of New Life Baptist church)

RSVP:    9982 6985 by 15 March 2018 (registration essential)

Craft Group 2018

Come along to our Craft group in 2018!

Community Connect Northern Beaches will be holding a craft group on the first Wednesday of each month. Come along and learn something new or share your skills with the group  – cardmaking, jewellery-making, knitting, crochet – whatever!

When:      Wednesday 4 April 2018

Where:     Community Connect Dee Why Hub, 28 Fisher Road, Dee Why (at rear of New Life Baptist Church)

Time:        10am to 12 noon

 We will be making cards at our April meeting. Join us for a creative and sociable couple of hours. Enquiries, please call 9982 6985. Morning tea & materials provided.

Are you caring for someone with memory loss?

Come to our workshop which is being held for Carers and families of people with deentia, to help them plan for the future.

This is an opportunity for Carers to improve their knowledge, access a range of support services and connect with their local community.

Date:     Wednesday 18 April 2018

Time:     10.30am - 3pm

Where:   Oaks Room, Dee Why RSL Club, 932 Pittwater Road, Dee Why

There will be four presentations by expert speakers:

  • Carer Wellbeing - Dementia Australia NSW
  • Legal Planning - NSW Trustee & Guardian
  • Financial Planning - John Saunders, Pittwater Partnership
  • Support Services in local area

Morning tea and lunch included. To book, call 9931 7777.


FREE English Classes

Are you new to Australia or the Northern Beaches?
Come along and join a community-based class and improve your English.


Community Connect runs Free Beginner and Intermediate English classes at our Dee Why Hub - 28 Fisher Road, Dee Why (at rear of New Life Baptist Church):

  • Wednesday, 2pm-3pm
  • Thursday, 10.30am -11.30am

For more information or to register your interest, please call 9982 6985. Bookings are essential.


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