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Mothercraft Nurse

Mothercraft Nurse for postnatal and ongoing support
Over 25 years experience
Breastfeeding and settling advice
Zoom or phone support available with individual guidance not one size fits all because all our babies are so unique !
Visit my Facebook page
Jackie Waine Parentcraft Nursing or drop me a message 0414 760 445
Reasonable hourly rate

Sleep Consultant

Certified Infant and Child Sleep Consultant birth to 5 year

Is your family struggling with sleep?
Does your child have difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep?
I can help!
I improve sleep in children from birth to 5 years using proven techniques and strategies. I provide a family centered approach focusing on the needs of the family. My plans include nutrition, routines, settling and much more.
I offer in home, phone or email consultations followed up with weeks of support to help you through your changes.
If you are in need of some much deserved sleep, you can contact me on facebook and Instagram @sleep_health_help.
Or go to my website
I look forward to getting you more sleep!

The Great Australian Cross Country Challenge

Do your kids love their running or sport and are missing their school cross country in 2020?

The Great Australian Cross-Country Challenge enables them to run, anywhere, any time that suits and then upload results to our virtual results hub so they can compare their times to other participants in their school, state or Australia.

Participants can run once, or as many times as they like and can choose to raise funds for our charity partner – Can Too.
You can register and run individually or encourage your school to sign up and get everyone involved.

Because this is a virtual event, runners can participate anywhere and at anytime! Participants simply need to registering for the virtual event and and then download the RunKeeper App to start tracking times and routes and then upload to the results hub at

Competition starts 15 May 2020 and concludes 30 Aug 2020


From $10
Schools – From $200

Register at:

Location: Australia-wide

Event Dates: May 15 – Aug 30

Darwin/Palmerston Portrait Photographer

Hi, I’m Isabella, a Darwin/Palmerston Portrait Photographer. My main goal with my photography is to serve the community and capture memories. Getting photos done (whether that be candid or posed, indoor or outdoor) is so important because life is rushing by and I’m sure you want photos to remember the present in the future right? Book with me and I’ll be there to serve you. Check out my facebook page


My name is Louise and I’m a Nutritionist in Palmerston that focuses on helping individuals create healthy habits to lose those extra kilos in a way that is sustainable long term.

I am running a 6 Week Group Coaching Program (starts: Monday, 21 October 2019) which focuses on helping you create healthy habits and lose those extra kilos in a way that is sustainable without dieting.

If you’re fed up with the diet culture, frustrated with not being able to shift those extra kilos or stuck in a rut this program may be for you.

What you’ll learn from this program:

✅ how to lose those extra kilos & keep them off for the long term in a way that is easy and sustainable.

✅ how to create an empowered mindset.

✅ the fundamentals of nutrition to help you know exactly what to eat and when.

✅ how to confidently create healthier habits.

✅ Learn how to quickly and easily plan and organise your meals so you don’t have to think about!

…and much more!

To find our more visit:

Healthy Territory Kids – Palmerston Recreation Centre

Healthy Territory Kids is a free nine-week program starting 15 October for families with a child between the ages of 7 and 13 and are concerned about their weight.

The program provides education on diet, exercise and social factors associated with overweight and obesity in a supportive group environment.

Register now at or call 8927 488 for more information.

Mini Movers – Free program for 3 to 5 year olds in Term Two at the Palmerston Recreation Centre

Mini Movers is a free 4-week program starting on 15 October at 8am for 3 to 5 year olds. It focuses on fundamental movement skills in a fun games based environment.
Spots are limited, enroll now at

Healthy Territory Kids

For the primary school aged / younger teenagers, Healthy Territory Kids comes to Malak in term three.

HTK – a free eight-week program supporting and educating 7 to 13 year olds above a healthy weight and their families to adopt healthier lifestyles commences Tuesday, 01 August at the Malak Community Centre.

Email / call 8927 8488 for further information or to register

Are you pregnant?

Vitamin D is important for mums and babies in pregnancy, but we need to learn more about it. We need Aboriginal or Torres Strait women who are pregnant to be part of our research. If you are 20-34 week pregnant and interested we would love to speak with you. Phone or text 0436835570 or email Each participant receives a gift for their time.

Premium foam play mat

Premium quality foam play mats that look like a designer rug. Size adjustable to create the perfect space for your room. Perfect for bubs playtime and yoga/ stretching etc.
For full range shop at
Use code word DARWIN at checkout for 10% off. One of the co-owners has recently relocated to Darwin and although the stock is on the Gold Coast you will get it delivered to your door (within 50km radius of Darwin CBD) without extra shipping fees. You’re welcome!

Medela breast pump

Medela hospital grade symphony breast pump for sale $1200 with free Tom tipped bottle steriliser.

Darwin Donor Celebration Event – JUNE 19

A special National Blood Donor Week event to recognise the achievements of local dedicated blood, anti-D and bone marrow donors.

Join donors, Blood Service representatives and special guests for a joyful celebration.

Between doors opening at 6:30pm & formal proceedings at 7pm guests can look around Crocosaurus Cove. Post presentation, food is served; guests will have the opportunity to meet and handle animals and view Croc feeding.

Crocosaurus Cove
58 Mitchell St

Wed., 19 June 2019
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm


After raising a whopping 160.7kg of food in our first 2 shows. We will be back gracing the stage at Deck Bar 7:00pm June 13th to help support FOODBANK NT

So start raiding those pantries and collect those cans and join us for a big night of belly laughs with the rising stars of NT comedy and Help support FOODBANK NT.

Remember if you bring 10 cans of food, you go in the draw for our MONTHLY MYSTERY DOOR PRIZE

The Deck Bar
22 Mitchell Street
Darwin City, NT 0800

Thu., 13 June 2019
7:00 pm – 9:30 pm