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Get Fit for Free

Written by Tara Fernandez, published on 15 November 2017

Want to shed those last kilos? Or maybe you just want to get healthier? We're bombarded everyday with promises of 'cheap' gym memberships, but you'd be lucky to find one that'll charge you less than $50 a month (adding up to $600 a year!). Signing up to a gym can be a costly commitment...

Organisations on Nabo: STAR Community Services

Written by Hanna Elsey, published on 15 November 2017

This heart-warming group recognized a lack of affordable transportation for the elderly and disabled 21 years ago. Over 100 STAR (Special Transport Assistance Redlands Associated Inc) Community Services volunteers provide over 6000 Redlands residents with safe rides around the community. We asked...

Nabo is turning 3!

Written by Annabel Thompson, published on 14 November 2017

It's our birthday! We want as many members as possible to join us on Nabo and help celebrate our 3rd Birthday.Invite three friends to Nabo and you could each win a $100 voucher with Airtasker!  Sign into Nabo Click ‘Invite’ in the top left hand corner, then ‘send invites’ Enter your

Toulouse's Travels

Written by Tara Fernandez, published on 07 November 2017

On Sunday 4 June, Nabo member Cathy D’s beloved cat, Toulouse, escaped from his home in the Victorian suburb of Balaclava. Two days later and with Toulouse still missing, she sent out a post on Nabo asking her neighbours to check their garages and sheds. Unlike the French city...

Halloween Photo Competition Winner

Written by Annabel Thompson, published on 01 November 2017

November is here and the Christmas decorations aren’t far behind it…but before we get into all that, we need to announce the winner of the Halloween Suburb Photo Competition!

You've Got Mail...Or Do You?

Written by Tara Fernandez, published on 23 October 2017

Ever taken a day off work to wait for an important parcel and somehow still received a card in your letterbox or an SMS asking you to come to the local post office because they’ve missed you? Nabo users located in Coogee and surrounding suburbs know this struggle all too well and are fed up...

Cheap and Cheerful Halloween Ideas for Kids

Written by Hanna Elsey, published on 22 October 2017

Cutesy costumes, fearful shrieks and sugar highs, Halloween is always a fun – and sometimes scary – time of year as kiddos bounce around from all the candy and excitement the holiday brings. Whether you're the person that prepares for months in advance for the black and orange day to come or...

Cheap and Creepy Halloween Ideas for Adults

Written by Hanna Elsey, published on 22 October 2017

Creepy costumes, gory decor and haunted houses, Halloween never fails to be the spookiest time of year. Whether you look forward to the haunting holiday the entire year or prepare the night before, Halloween parties, trick-or-treat decor and horror-movie costumes are all important when the day...

Organisations on Nabo: Kogarah Community Services

Written by Tara Fernandez, published on 18 October 2017

Kogarah Community Services (KCS) is a community organisation that has provided services to the St. George area for just over 40 years. With services ranging from outside school childcare to aged care, KCS strives to improve the lives within their community. We asked Cathy Nisbet to explain...

Trivia Buffs Answer the Call on Nabo

Written by Tara Fernandez, published on 11 October 2017

Elermore Vale resident Gail H joined Nabo back in 2016 with the intention of connecting more within her community. This July, she sent out a post to see if anyone shared her interest in forming a trivia group for a local competition. Within the week, Gail received dozens of responses...

National Broadband Network Divides the Nation

Written by Tara Fernandez, published on 04 October 2017

The ongoing rollout of the National Broadband Network (NBN) in Australia has been followed with interest by residents and media alike. Nabo forums have proved to be no exception to the rule, with many members seeking further information from their neighbours as well as sharing their own...

It's a Redraw!

Written by Renee Dubé, published on 04 October 2017

September was a huge month for prizes. A handful of winners didn't claim their prizes though so that means that we've chosen five NEW lucky winners! Take a look to see if you if you've won on the list below.

Inner West Nabo Members Drive Support for Bulk-Billed Psychology Practice

Written by Annabel Thompson, published on 29 September 2017

For over ten years, Rachael H has been practicing psychology in the Penrith CBD. After her adult daughter left home last June, Rachael moved to Sydney’s Inner West for a new start. Her practice, however, was less mobile. After months of commuting over three hours each day, Rachael needed...

Marilyn Celebrates a Year on Nabo with New Friends

Written by Annabel Thompson, published on 27 September 2017

On 12 September, Marilyn S from Griffith, NSW, celebrated her one year Nabo anniversary. Though only moving in to the area 12 months earlier, Marilyn hasn’t let that stop her from making new friends. 

Tips & Tricks for the Best Garage Sale Ever!

Written by Hanna Elsey, published on 26 September 2017

If you are looking to do a little spring cleaning, de-cluttering or want a way to make a little extra cash, the upcoming Garage Sale Trail is the perfect opportunity to do so. Now over the course of a whole weekend, Garage Sale Trail is a free festival of garage sales that happens in communities

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...

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