ABOUT NABO

Nabo is the social network for your suburb connecting neighbours in over 6,500 communities across Australia.

Stolen Handbag Returned Through Nabo

Written by Tara Fernandez, published on 22 September 2017

In the early hours of 13 July, Nabo member Rebecca Hansen and her husband were left shaken by an unwelcome intruder in their home. Rebecca first sensed something was amiss when her cat jumped from their bed to investigate something in the living room and her worst fears were confirmed...

Nabo Member Helps Friend Back on his Feet

Written by Tara Fernandez, published on 22 September 2017

A little under a month ago, member Mandy D reached out to her community through Nabo on behalf of her friend of 13 years, Matty. After being essentially homeless for the last five years, Matty was given a fresh start with a tenancy from the Department of Housing...

How to Stop a Neighbourhood Argument Blowing Up

Written by Hanna Elsey, published on 20 September 2017

Unfortunately, arguments with our neighbours are inevitable and unpleasant. Noise disturbances, parking disputes and lawn upkeep can all contribute to problems between once friendly neighbours. We have compiled a list of a few ways to deescalate the situation so that you can move on with your...

How to Create a Household Budget (and Stick to It!)

Written by Hanna Elsey, published on 19 September 2017

Money is something we need to live but something we hate to think about. Without the proper planning, it's easy to put that housing loan or retirement fund on the back-burner when you're focusing on just covering the bills and feeding the family. Most people struggle with money frustrations, but...

Organisations on Nabo: The Gap Farmer's Market

Written by Tara Fernandez, published on 19 September 2017

For the past three years, the Gap Farmers's Market has been providing wholesome, local produce to the people of the Gap and its surrounding suburbs. It has also entertained the community with live music performances, family-friendly activities and its beautiful variety of hand-crafted items to...

NSW September Winners!

Written by Renee Dubé, published on 14 September 2017

September is upon us and spring is here. The promise of warmer days has put all of us here at Nabo in a great mood and we're feeling generous - which is great news for you.

September Instant Winners!

Written by Renee Dubé, published on 06 September 2017

September is upon us and spring is here. The promise of warmer days has put all of us here at Nabo in a great mood and we're feeling generous - which is great news for you! If your name is on the list below - enjoy a $20 Woolworths Wish gift card on us!

Four Ways to Help You Get Paid Faster

Written by Square - Sponsored, published on 04 September 2017

Getting paid on time is one of the biggest challenges faced by small business owners. As if building a great reputation, creating a stellar client list and securing sales isn’t hard enough — sometimes weeks go by and you still find yourself waiting for the money to appear in your bank account.

R U OK? Day

Written by Tara Fernandez, published on 03 September 2017

R U OK? is a charity that aims to prevent suicide by encouraging Australians to connect and support each other. The organisation believes that the simple question of "Are you OK?" can make a world of difference to someone who is struggling with life...

Teaching Your Kids to be Charitable

Written by Hanna Elsey, published on 01 September 2017

Participating in charity and giving back to those in need is such an important part of life, and it is proven to make both the donors and receivers happier. Donating items and money, volunteering time and skills, and spending time with different types of people will inspire your children to give...

Women's Health Week

Written by Tara Fernandez, published on 25 August 2017

Heads up, ladies! Women's Health Week is returning for its fifth year, running from 4 to 8 September. For those unfamiliar with the name, Women's Health Week (WHW) is a five-day event organised by the Jean Hailes Health Organisation and encourages women across Australia to make their health...

Five Ways to Spoil Dad This Father's Day

Written by Tara Fernandez, published on 23 August 2017

On 3 September, let Dad know how much you care by organising the ultimate Father's Day. Our dads do so much for us on a day-to-day basis, yet they've only given one day of appreciation a year! Make the most of the day with our top five ways for spoiling Dad this Father's Day.

Cheap Book Week Costumes for Kids

Written by Tara Fernandez, published on 17 August 2017

The Children's Book Council of Australia is once again celebrating Children's Book Week from 19 to 26 August. For many parents, hearing the words Book Week brings back painful memories of either last-minute attempts at constructing a book character costume or the absurd amount...

August Completed Account Winner!

Written by Renee Dubé, published on 11 August 2017

One lucky Nabo member has one $100 to spend at Bunnings, simply by completing their account!

July Instant Winners Redraw

Written by Renee Dubé, published on 03 August 2017

Only one Nabo member claimed their prize last week which mean it's a redraw! If your name is listed below - congratulations, you've won a $20 Bunnings gift card!

July Instant Winners!

Written by Renee Dubé, published on 27 July 2017

We appreciate every single one of our Nabo members and to say thanks for being so neighbourly we want to give five of you a special little somethin'. If your name's on the list below - enjoy a $20 Bunnings gift card on us!

Address Verification Competition Winner

Written by Renee Dubé, published on 27 July 2017

One lucky member has won a $100 Coles Group & Myer gift card, simply by verifying their address. A big congratulations to Shirley L from Golden Beach QLD! Not only did Shirley win 100 bucks to spend at a number of Coles and Myer retailers, but by verifying she can now:

Noisy Pets Driving You Mad?

Written by Tara Fernandez, published on 18 July 2017

Is your pet keeping you up at night? Are they disturbing you during the day? A noisy pet can be frustrating not just for you and your family, but also to the people who live around you. Man's barking best friend, talkative cockatoos and purring felines who love to knock things over are part...

Do Something Day!

Written by Tara Fernandez, published on 18 July 2017

On Wednesday 19 July 2017, Do Something Day (DSD) returns for a second time to spread community spirit across Australia. Organised by the not-for-profit organisation Do Something, DSD is a day to celebrate volunteering within our neighbourhoods and motivate more individuals to get involved...

Noisy pets driving you mad?

Written by Tara Fernandez, published on 17 July 2017

Is your pet keeping you up at night? Are they disturbing you during the day? A noisy pet can be frustrating not just for you and your family, but also to the people who live around you. Man's barking best friend, talkative cockatoos and purring felines who love to knock things over are part of...

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Here are some of the ways over 8,100 suburbs are using Nabo to get the best out of their local area.

LOCAL KNOWLEDGE

Recommend and discover the best things around you, from local events and attractions, a trusted service or tradie, to the best coffee in town.

A SAFER SUBURB

Create a support network of local people who can keep an eye on your home or pet while you're away. Grow a stronger neighbourhood together.

BUY, SELL, BORROW

Find a kids second hand bike or toy, sell an unwanted item from around your home, or borrow something handy from your neighbours.

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