Media Releases

National Photographic Competition Winners Announced

The winners of the Your Health Link National Photographic Competition have been announced from a record field of 1,300 entries received from all over Australia. Organised by the Mid North Coast Local Health District, the annual competition offered more than $45,000 in cash and prizes across four categories. The winners and placegetters were presented with… Read more »

Community Partners Join Together To Reclaim The Night

The Port Macquarie community will march together to support their right to feel safe at night at the annual Reclaim the Night event on Thursday, 26 October 2017. Reclaim the Night is a community partnership event led by the Mid North Coast Local Health District (MNCLHD), Port Macquarie-Hastings Council, NSW Police and Headspace. The March… Read more »

Ladies Golf Club Hosts Charity Day For Local Breast Cancer Service

Port Macquarie Women’s Golf Club will host a charity golf day later this month with the aim of supporting local women who have breast cancer. The club’s annual Pink Day traditionally supports women’s organisations and charities, but this year’s event, which coincides with Breast Cancer Awareness Month, will take on a special purpose. President Wendy… Read more »

Rotarians Tee Off For A Great Cause – Cancer Patients at MNCCI

Coffs City Rotary Club is once again preparing to host its famous charity golf day with its sights firmly set on putting the ‘fun’ in fundraiser. The four-person ambrose event will be held at the picturesque Bonville Golf Resort on Sunday 5 November. Proceeds from the day, which is sponsored by Mercedes-Benz Coffs Harbour, will… Read more »

Theatre Group Puts Mental Health Centre Stage

  Coffs Harbour Amateur Theatrical Society (CHATS) is well known for its on-stage productions but this month the group has been working behind the scenes to support the Coffs Harbour Health Campus Mental Health Unit. The volunteer group has donated a $420 exercise bike to the unit so that patients can improve their health and… Read more »

SCU and Student Midwives Deliver Labour of Love

Southern Cross University and its midwifery students have donated six birthing stools to maternity units throughout the Mid North Coast. The donation was made possible when the Southern Cross University Head of Coffs Harbour Campus Professor David Lynch offered to match the student midwives’ fundraising drive ‘dollar for dollar’. The midwifery students, from all three… Read more »

Best Friends Return to Mid North Coast Cancer Institute With a Gift

Best friends Kathy Gilmour and Yasmin Williams have a lot to be thankful for. A year after being diagnosed with breast cancer, Ms Gilmour has been given the all clear and is ready to get on with living. Together, the pair has delivered a $7500 donation to the Mid North Coast Cancer Institute to help… Read more »

BowraMacksville UHA Looking For Volunteers

  One of Macksville’s best-loved coffee shops needs more volunteers. The BowraMacksville Hospital Auxiliary operates the Carpark Café at Macksville District Hospital, then uses the profits to support its local hospital by purchasing medical equipment and improving patient amenity. In the past year, the volunteers have donated more than $51,000 to the hospital. The busy… Read more »

Car Enthusiasts Pass $50,000 Mark For Cancer Patients

Hastings Auto Restorers Society has accelerated past the $50,000 mark in support of local cancer patients. The group of local car enthusiasts presented their ninth consecutive donation – $6280 – to the Mid North Coast Cancer Institute at Port Macquarie today during a special thank you morning tea hosted by staff. The group’s latest donation… Read more »

Milestone Moment for Mid North Coast Cancer Institute

The Mid North Coast Cancer Institute (MNCCI) is set to celebrate a special milestone next week, marking 10 years since opening its dedicated cancer treatment centres at Coffs Harbour and Port Macquarie. The anniversary will be celebrated throughout the week with events for staff, volunteers and health professionals, culminating in community open days at both… Read more »