CHIRP News

BirdLife Walking tour

CHIRP’s free walking tour on Wednesday November 27th will be an opportunity to see a variety of birds along the Campbell’s Creek Trail. Jane Rusden, who is the convener of ‘BirdLife Castlemaine District’ will be the guide for this walk which is accessible for all abilities. “There are plenty of birds to see along this […]

Written by on November 5, 2019

CHIRP Community Health Annual General Meeting

The Board of Directors of CHIRP Community Health (registered as Castlemaine District Community Health) will invite you to attend the 35th Annual General Meeting on Wednesday 23 October 2019 from 9:45am to 10:00am start Buda Historic Home & Garden 42 Hunter Street Castlemaine 3450

Written by on October 16, 2019

Community Forum – About current funding issues facing CHIRP

Join us on the 22nd of October 2019 between 5:30pm to 6:30pm for the CHIRP Community Health Forum This will occur at the Castlemaine Town Hall at 25 Lyttleton Street, Castlemaine VIC 3450 Join the conversation to discuss the current issues facing CHIRP Community Health – bring your questions and concerns, which may be addressed […]

Written by on October 16, 2019

Media Release: Make a Change

A six-week healthy weight management group at CHIRP starts on October 24th to assist people who are frustrated with their weight and want to make changes. This is an opportunity to improve your health and wellbeing by developing healthier eating patterns and making sensible food choices. The practical hands-on workshops will look at food servings, […]

Written by on October 9, 2019

Mia Mia Walking Tour

  CHIRP’s free walking tour on October 30 will be an opportunity to walk around Rotunda Park in Newstead and along the nearby creek, exploring the cultural and environmental history, precolonial and subsequent. Volunteer Ray Stevenson will be the guide for this walking tour. Ray is a member of Newstead Historical Society and a Nalderun […]

Written by on September 23, 2019

Local Community up in arms over possible CHIRP closure

Media Release September 18, 2019 LOCAL COMMUNITY UP IN ARMS OVER POSSIBLE CHIRP CLOSURE More than 1100 Castlemaine and district locals have called on the Victorian Government to act urgently to save CHIRP Community Health from service cuts and possible closure. A growing list of petitioners are also writing directly to the Minister for Health, […]

Written by on September 17, 2019

Volunteer driver mentors needed for local TAC L2P program

CHIRP Community Health* is currently seeking more volunteer driver mentors for its TAC L2P Program. The program matches young learner drivers with trained driver mentors who help them achieve the required 120 hours of supervised driving practise. The learners have limited or no access to a supervising driver and / or suitable vehicle. If you […]

Written by on September 2, 2019

CHIRP Community Health has a new brand!

CHIRP Community Health, registered as Castlemaine District Community Health, now has a new look and name. For the past eight months, Castlemaine District Community Health has been developing a new website and refreshing our logo. This work was funded by a small one-off grant given by the Victoria State Government and to help us with […]

Written by on August 28, 2019