Blog

17 Apr Her Stories Matter

Elders and the wider community gathered at Sutherland Seniors Centre to share the wonderful silk scarves that they painted.  A gallery of photos and a film were displayed to share the process and to tell their stories about being an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander...

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15 Mar Brain Awareness Week 12th-18th March

Brain Awareness Week (BAW) is the global campaign to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research. It is an opportunity to let people know about the progress that is being done in brain research as well as progress in the diagnosis,...

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22 Feb Yarn Up and 3Points Connect

In the beginning of the month, there was a gathering of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women from the communities of South East Sydney at the Arncliffe Hub.  It was a time for all to have a yarn about what was happening in their lives...

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24 Jan Sharlene’s Story

Sharlene McKenzie is a Wiradjuri woman who grew up on the South Coast of NSW.  She is the mother of three adult children.  Sharlene has worked in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities of South East Sydney for the last ten years. She now works...

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07 Nov My Dementia Journey

I was asked to write a short story about my interest in becoming a part of the Meeting Centre Support Program. I will start from the beginning – My name is Dragana and the first time I heard about dementia was 20 years ago, soon after...

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19 Oct The Meeting Centre Support Program

An innovative way of caring for people with dementia and their carers My name is Amal Madani. I am the Director of Community Services at 3Bridges Community. I have been working in the aged care sector for the last 14 years including respite care and carer...

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09 Oct World Mental Health Day

I couldn't have imagined the impact on my life, when I agreed to participate in an extraordinary film making course which I was referred to by Partners in Recovery to be part of the joint film making initiative by 3 Bridges and Bus Stop Films...

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01 Oct 3Points Connect – Living to 100 a Blessing or a Curse?

The 3Points Connection Series is presented by 3Bridges. The theme for 2017 is Building Inclusive Communities. The outcomes that the 3Points Connection Series seeks to provide include: A purposeful connection with forward-thinking people to build collaborative inclusive communities Models for sustainable social ventures that focus on...

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13 Sep “I’m Still Here” Showcase

3Bridges Community is committed to looking after the health and well-being needs of our community, working with the whole family from the very young through to the elderly. ‘I’m Still Here’ was a Liveable Communities project, funded by NSW Family & Community Services, that saw...

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