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CHYFM was launched in 1973 with the concept of nurturing the talents of the youth in the local area.

CHYFM's philosophy is simple: Your Local, We're Local.

CHYFM also loves supporting the local music scene by playing music from unsigned local bands and performers, and in turn, having them support us!

All of our music is played from our studios here at Coffs Harbour Jetty, which means that we choose each day what to play, and how often.

Coffs Calligraphers

Coffs Calligraphers was formed in 1987 to foster and promote the art of Calligraphy - Beautiful Writing - within the local area and its surrounds.

Since then, the group has maintained a continuous presence within the community, participating in exhibitions, craft shows and cultural activities. Coffs Calligraphers has a strong connection with calligraphic societies both nationally and internationally, keeping members up to date and well informed.

Coffs Coast Deaf Community

The Deaf Community and friends meet each Wednesday.

AUSLAN is the official Australian Sign Language for deaf and hearing impaired people.

We have AUSLAN classes which anyone can come along to. Morning tea is provided.

Where: Boambee Community Hall, Bruce King Drive, Boambee East.

When:Every Wednesday

Start time: 10:00am Finish time 12:00pm
COSTS: $6 per class or $45 per term.

Come along and join us, it’s fun!

Coffs Harbour Never Forgotten Australians

The Coffs Harbour Never Forgotten Australians is a support group for adult survivors of institutionalisation and out of home care.
We meet on the third Tuesday of each month at the Coffs harbor Neighbourhood Centre and alternate Mondays for social events.
If you would like to come along or simply find out more about our group you can contact Kerry at
Or call the Coffs Harbour Neighbourhood Centre
(02) 6648 3694

Coffs Harbour Public School

Coffs Harbour Public School is located in the heart of the city. We are committed to excellence and equity for all. Our school motto is Courtesy and Honour, and we strive to uphold this in all that we do.

Coffs Mac Users

An Australian group of Apple Macintosh computer users based in northern NSW, Australia. Sharing information, and inspiring New and Seasoned apple users, on all things Apple.

Meetings are free and are held the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 5:30PM at Coffs Computing Services, 160a Pacific Highway (next to the Bailey Centre), Coffs Harbour

Coffs Seniors Computer Club

The Coffs Seniors Computer Club meets Monday mornings (except public holidays) at the Cavanbah Centre, near cnr Harbour Dve & Earl St, Coffs Harbour.
Free parking is available outside the hall (4hr limit), or behind the hall (in Community Village carpark off Earl St).

Our voluntary tutors provide a wide range of topics for members to choose. Members are encouraged to bring their questions to every session. Members’ computer skills range from raw beginners to very tech savvy!

English-Chinese Language Society

To encourage the cross learning between English and Mandarin / Cantonese speakers in an educational environment condusive to learning and friendship

Girl Guides - Coffs Harbour District

Coffs Harbour Girls Guides are part of Girl Guides NSW & ACT, which with other state organisations makes up Girl Guides Australia, which in turn is a member of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girls Scouts! Join is and be part of a worl-world movement with over 10 million members!!

Our Mission is to enable girls and young women to grow into confident, self respecting, responsible community members.
Girls of 5 to 18 years have fun and learn skills that develop their self-confidence and community responsibility.

Heartbeat's Coffs City Mission

Providing care and assistance to those in need within our community through Heartbeat Market, Heartbeat Church and Heartbeat House.
Services include -

Retail trade training Furniture, Manchester, Clothing assistance Senior's Free computer training and access to broadband internet services Christian Counselling Free Marriage Celebrant Services for those wanting a Christian Church Wedding Service.

Key Employment

Key Employment aims to provide excellent quality assessment; training and recruitment services to help people with disability get more skills, better jobs and more respect in the community.

Mary Help Of Christians Primary School BINGO

Mary Help Of Christians Primary School runs a Bingo Night every Thursday Night at Sawtell RSL to raise money for the school. Moneies raised goes to buying equipment, books and other education goods for the children at Mary Help Of Christians.

Bingo runs from 7.00pm to 9.30pm at Sawtell RSL Club each Thursday Night.

Great fun and lots of prize's to be won.

Mid North Coast Home Educators Network

"Home Education (home schooling) is now a serious choice for many parents when contemplating the educational pathways for their children. Home education in Australia and world wide has grown threefold in the past few years due to the problems facing our public school systems and also from the outstanding results seen in home educated children and young adults in their academic, social and family lives." (Excerpt taken from

Mid North Coast Organics Inc.

Mid North Coast Organics is a not for profit farmers' organisation which was formed to support commercial organic and bio-dynamic producers, facilitate a network of producers and promote the sharing and dissemination of information.

Throughout the year we run field days and have both local and interstate guest speakers. This enables like minded farmers to discuss local issues and work together through tough times. We also produce a quarterly newsletter to share knowledge throughout the region.

Park Beach Dunecare

Volunteers practising bush regeneration techniques such as weeding, mulching, planting native species and some rubbish removal in the Park Beach area on Friday mornings at 9am in between the Hoey Moey and the Bowling Club at the moment. Come along!

Sawtell Road Methodist Church

Sawtell Road Methodist Church (Toormina) is a church that holds to Methodist based theology and is inviting home school families to be a part of the congregation. Many home school families are Christians that also take the scriptures seriously, include wholesome alternatives to literature, music, culture and so on within their education programs. Home schooling is almost universally discouraged by the government education system, and is quite often misunderstood by the main-stream churches.

St Francis Xavier Primary School Woolgoolga

St Francis Xavier Primary School is in Woolgoolga, a beachside township of about 5000 people. Woolgoolga is 25km north of Coffs Harbour on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales.
The school has an enrolment of 240 children in 2014.
We draw enrolments from the Northern Beaches villages of Corindi, Arrawarra, Mullaway, Safety Beach, Sandy Beach, Emerald Beach, Moonee, and of course, Woolgoolga.

Sunny Sawtell Playgroup (PLAYGROUP NSW)

PLAYGROUP Learning through play. Children ages 0-5 years
Sawtell group meets Tuesdays 10-12pm

Why? We have so much fun at Sunny Sawtell PLAYgroup. Our calendar is packed with creative activities, outings, and great people!

Toormina Community Preschool Committee

Our Committee is an elected group of parents and staff who run Toormina Community Preschool, which allows for close collaboration between parents and teachers.
We meet once a month at the Preschool, to discuss matters relating to the day-to-day running of the preschool and to organise projects like working bees and fundraising events.

Urunga Sail Training Club

Urunga Sail Training Club is a not-for-profit community group providing sailing opportunities for all no matter what your ability. We offer small boat sailing courses on the Bellinger and Kalang Rivers at Urunga using qualified Yachting Australia instructors. Courses are held in August, October and February and run over 7weeks on Saturdays from 11am to 2pm.

Valley Pre School

Valley preschool is a small, caring, rural, Community operated preschool at Upper Orara. We cater for 3 to 5 year old children in a beautiful spot overlooking the farms of the Orara Valley. We are open three days per week, Tuesday to Thursday, 8.30am to 4.00pm. Please call for further information.

Woolgoolga Heritage Walk

In April 2012 local member Andrew Fraser announced a NSW Government’s Community Building Partnership Program grant to the Rotary Club of Woolgoolga of $15,000 towards a Woolgoolga Heritage Walk, an idea resurrected by long-time Woolgoolga/Emerald Beach local, Don Clinch.

The Walk is part of Coffs Harbour City Council’s master plan for Woolgoolga and will be coordinated by CHCC in conjunction with a sub-committee of Woolgoolga Rotary. Partners in the project include Lions, CWA and the Chamber of Commerce.

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