NNIC wishes to acknowledge the massive impact this disaster has had upon our community and the entire region. Our hearts go out to everyone directly and indirectly impacted and to those who have lost their homes and their livelihoods or who are living with the ongoing trauma of inundation and landslides. Together we will get through this.
Nimbin Community Well-being Survey Hi Nimbinites
Community Care Team (CCT) and Emergency Radio Network Go to the Disasters page on this website for more info plus an Expression of Interest form to join the CCT.
Nimbin, Keerrong Valley, Goolmangar, Jiggi, Georgica, Larnook, Cawongla, the Channon and Dunoon.
Plus Cawongla, Wadeville, Barkers Vale and Lillian Rock in the Kyogle LGA
Plus Mt Burrell, Midginbil, Kunghur, Doon and Commissioners Creek in the Tweed LGA.
People living or working around any of those areas are welcome to sign on with us at NNIC and our RSS team will assist you through the complex journey of disaster recovery including support with grant applications and administration, linking with key services, suppliers and expert advice and housing support/solutions. If travelling to Nimbin is a challenge we can meet you halfway or closer to your home. Given the impacts in our catchment area, we have a strong focus on landslip issues, impacts on homes, internal roads and infrastructure, plus we have a specialist understanding of Rural Land sharing Communities aka MOs.
NNIC is OPEN 10am-4pm Mon-Friday at 71 Cullen St Nimbin (next to the park), 66891692
We can help with lots of support and info: e.g. food support (including dog/cat food/supplies), hot meals, frozen meals, drinking water, mental health support, assistance with mobile phones/devices, printing, copying, internet access and help with navigating the myriad of disaster relief payments and grants.
COVID-19: Mask-wearing inside especially in confined spaces is recommended. Good ventilation and hand hygiene practices remain crucial. If you need NNIC services and support but you currently have COVID OR are Feeling unwell, OR are Feeling nervous and wanting to maintain social isolation, then YOU CAN CALL us on 6689 1692 and we can arrange a telephone appointment for you so you do not have to come in personally.
MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT with qualified staff 3 days per week.
NEED ESSENTIAL ITEMS REPLACED? Lost or damaged items from the landlsides/floods? NNIC is registered with GIVIT so we can list your needs on GIVIT in order to try find matching donoros or either the items needed or cash to purchase them. Our RSS staff can assist with this.
CLEANING UP AFTER A DISASTER Red Cross resources HERE.
RESOURCES FOR PARENTS AND CAREGIVERS Red Cross HERE
Need CLOTHING? Nimbin CWA may be able to assist.
For more info and assistance come into the Neighbourhood Centre.
For more helpline numbers see our Health page.
ROAD REPAIR UPDATE - from LISMORE CITY COUNCIL.
Roads across our entire local government area have had significant damage.Our crews are working hard to ensure our roads are safe, however, it will take time and we ask for the community’s patience.
FOR LOCAL ROADs INFORMATION try the My Roads Info website
or try Kyogle Coouncil website here
or Tweed Council website here
LOCAL BUS INFO
Northern Rivers Buslines for buses travelling between Nimbin and Lismore.
Gosels Bus Service for buses travelling between Nimbin and Murwillumbah.
Quinn’s Bus Services local school bus routes.
Check the relevant Bus Company's website for timetable updates.
WILDLIFE RESCUE SERVICES
WIRES 1300 094 737
NRWC 6628 1866
Tweed Valley Wildlife Carers 6672 4789
Friends of the Koala 6622 1233
7 Sibley Street - Nimbin's Sustainable Living Hub - what happening there?
A large variety of workshops happen to provide skills share opportunities and social connections between people.
The Nimbin Community Tools and Equipment Library is opebn to members for borrowing os useful things.
7 Sibley Street also operates as a satellite hub of NNIC, providing a soft entry point into our services and referrals into programs.
It functions as a key composting and recycling hub in the community.
It operates as a promotional hub for local producers to enhance our local economy and job opportunities.
See the Sibley St website for all the latest info and updates
Progress against the goals of the SNCP can be found via the Sustainability tab above under each key Focus Area's own page.