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Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Our biggest concern at ECHO is ensuring the safety of our clients, staff and volunteers. Since January, ECHO has exceeded government guidelines, to proactively prevent the transmission of COVID-19. Until further notice we have taken the following actions to reduce group gatherings and minimise risk: Our Day Centre is closed All group social outings and …

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Immediate services for over 65s

If you know any elderly people north of the river who need support, ECHO can now provide immediate support for up to 6 weeks, without the need for the normal approvals and referrals. So, if you know anyone over 65 who needs help with things like shopping, or transport to medical appointments, or cleaning, or …

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ECHO CEO to speak at NFP People Conference

ECHO CEO, Jonathan Smith, will be speaking at this year’s Not-For-Profit People Conference in February. The conference explores the best way to attract, manage and retain people in the community sector. Jonathan will be speaking about the way ECHO has worked to improve alignment with ECHO’s purpose and values by using the ‘skill-will’ matrix. The …

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Annual General Meeting 2018

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on Thursday, 18 October 2018 at 5.30pm. Members will be requested at the Annual General Meeting to adopt and endorse the Board’s proposed modification to the registered name.  The rules have been amended to reflect this change.  A copy of the amendments to the rules are available here for your …

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ECHO Welcomes New Board Members

There have been a few changes at the Board with some existing members standing down and some new faces welcomed. Ms Lorna MacGregor has stood down as President and the Board welcomes as new members: Mr Paul Blackbeard (Chair) Ms Janice Jones (Treasurer) Mr Glenn Carmody Dr Kylie Hollins They bring a wealth of experience …

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CEO Sleep out 22nd June

Once again I’m asking friends, colleagues and people I barely know to support me to raise some money and generally to raise awareness for people who are homeless. This is the one and only time during the year that I ask people to help me to raise money for charity but I do so because …

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