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Be Connected - Over 50's Digital Mentoring
February - June 2020

Our first Digital Classes were a great success.
We had full attendance at each class, and will continue to provide these when we are able to re-start public events!
We take this opportunity to thank the Good Things Foundation for this vital funding for our over 50's and we are happy the community are embracing stepping into the world of technology! Watch this space for more info!


Be Connected
Summer Movie Series

What a great turnout for this summers movie series!
With the addition of Community concerts this year, there was something for everyone!
Thanks for attending and supporting the York CRC!

Summer Movies
CWA Will Event

The CWA along with the York CRC and the Public Trustee ran a very successful Wills Information Session recently with over 70 community members in attendance!
What a great turnout, and what a wonderful FREE service from the ladies at the Public Trustee office! thank you for coming out and seeing us.

CWA Wills Info Session                    CWA Wills Info Session2
Thursday 4th April 2019

This year's "Farmer on a Plate"saw the York CRC Coordinator Robyn Garratt and the Quariding CRC Coordinator Jill Hayes set up a combined stall. Whilst at the event the Ladies got to meet Minister Alanna MacTiernan, Perth Media CEO Cate Rocchi and Hon. Martin Aldridge. This is a great opportunity for Farmers and City Folk to mingle and chat over the locally produced gourmet delights.








Thursday 4th April 2019

"We are making history" registered training organisation Abmusic and music trainer Chris Gibbs and the York CRC are partnering to develop the Abusic Regional Services (ARTS).
The service aims to bring Certificate, Diploma and Advanced Diploma training to regional Western Australian wiht a strong focus on the Wheatbelt, eastern and northern regions.
This pilot program is being delivered at the York CRC over 1 semester
(2 school terms) in 2019 which has now commenced on Monday 29th April.The required attendance will be Mondays and Tuesdays 9.30am - 2.30pm.The York CRC again creating "Great Partnerships".

28 February  2019

The York CRC would like to thank our community for all the support that we have been given through 2018. We are well into 2019 bringing more training,fun,excitement and enpowerment to our town and we know that our community is right behind us all the way. We Love Our Community.




23 January  2019




Training is the Key:

The York CRC had a distinguished guest visit us on Wednesday 23 January 2019.

Minister Alannah MacTiernan visited the York CRC after unveiling a new plan to open up trainee grant funding to 22 Local
Government Authorities that do not currently host CRC’s, giving those LGA’s the opportunity to train more rural community members with possible ‘trade’ skills for example: depot staff or parks & gardens staff.

We at the York CRC understand the need for more training in rural communities, and hope that if successful, any LGA’s on the list who do apply for these funds, utilise them to the full extent and uphold the training standards that the CRC Network has built.

The York CRC are now hosting our 11th trainee (Kate) and hope to introduce a new trainee as of March 2019. Once funding has been allocated, we will advertise accordingly, and encourage all unemployed, or school leavers who are looking to further their education to apply when the time comes.

The York CRC prides itself on being a family friendly work environment, where we strive to bring our community all it deserves with the funding we are afforded.






29 March 2017


Trainee - Samantha

Trainee shines bright at Wheatbelt TAFE Awards

Photo credit:  Photographs Angie Roe Photography 2017

Former York Community Resource Centre trainee, Samantha Aurisch-Pike, has taken top honours at the recent Central Regional TAFE’s Trainee of the Year Award for the Wheatbelt region.
Samantha joined the CRC as a trainee in March 2016 to study a Certificate III course in Business Administration.  The course when studied part-time should take up to eighteen months to complete however Samantha’s dedication resulted in her completing the course in only six months, and a nomination for the awards from her Central Regional Tafe lecturer, Sue Byfield.
Traineeships are an economic development activity highly regarded by the York CRC and the WA Community Resource Network as a whole. During the course of the traineeship, trainees receive support and mentoring from Centre Coordinators and other supervising staff in the workplace and learn valuable skills and competencies. Some trainees at the CRC have also been sponsored to join a week long sail on the STS Leeuwin II Sailing Ship to help them build communication, leadership and teamwork skills. Traineeships are offered to successful candidates wishing to study a certificate course in Business or other relevant course that meets the trainee’s future career goals.
With a successful placement into a new position and career in the field of accounting, Samantha may well have much more training ahead of her, however, her future certainly looks bright.




Thank you to everyone who supported our Think Pink Walk for Breast Cancer Awareness on Friday 4 November. It was a really fun morning with informative and inspiring speakers.
Think Pink WalkThink Pink Walk


27 May 2016


We are happy to announce that the signature pavers have been laid in the footpath outside the York CRC facing Avon Terrace.  If you bought a paver, we thank you and hope you get to pop down soon and see them.
Signature Pavers


12 May 2016 - Country Arts WA Show on the Go - Trash Test Dummies


Trash Test Dummies
Trash Test Dummies
Trash Test Dummies



4 April 2016 - York Ladies Day


MC Leanne Lee
A Dame in the Crowd
Stall holders
Auditions for Dame Edna's Movie
Delicious Food
Award Winning Author Caroline Wren



14 March 2016


Thanks to everyone who supported both workshops with David Koutsoukis.  It is great to see businesses and community members taking the opportunity to raise their awareness of topics that support both themselves and the community. Picture below: group of community members who attended the Postive Productive Communities workshop.
Postivie Productive Communities


14 March 2016


5 March 2016


A fantastic time was had at the Act-Belong-Commit Sound Fest concert. Thanks to all the volunteers who supported us to put on this great event.
Drifter DuoBlue ShaddySound Fest



6 February 2016


FINISHED PRODUCT!!!
Our sincere thanks go to everyone involved in the planning and implementing of the Mosaic Art installation, it looks absolutely fantastic.  We have had great interest in the new wall and will be a great asset to the CRC and the community.
Mosaic Art InstallationMosaic Wall with artists and installersMosaic Art


15 January 2016


Our main street mosaic art project is well underway with small sections being put up everyday this week.  We are very lucky to have such talented artists in York who are very generous with their time. The border tiles have been made by 2015 Year 6 classes from York District High School. Looking forward to the end product.



Mosaic Art Installation
Mosaic Art Installation
Mosaic Art Installation



22 December 2015


Congratulations to all our winners of the Shop Local Campaign. Thank you to everyone who supported the CRC for its business development initiative.
Shop Local Winners


9 December 2015

Congratulations go to Jan Griffin, our second week winner of the Shop Local competition. Jan shopped locally at participating business The Olive Branch Cafe and entered the competition. Jan has won a $100 voucher from The Sock Factory, one of the four businesses drawn to provide the weekly prizes, and the lovely ladies were very happy to present her with her voucher. Spend up big Jan...well done and thanks for shopping locally this Christmas!
Second winner of Shop Local Campaign








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