Balund-a (Tabulam)

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Name of General ManagerRichard Heycock
Year of Establishment
Postal AddressLocked Bag 502
Street Address186 Welsh Road

Mookima Wybra via

How to Get TherePublic Transport:

Northern Rivers Community Transport
(02) 6628 0260

Private Transport:

From Casino head west along Bruxner Hwy, 56.4km to Tabulam, cross the Clarence River Bridge continue west for approx 2.5km, turn left at Plains Station Rd, Travel 20km, turn left at Welsh Rd, travel 1.8km to Balund-a.

From Grafton head towards Casino on Summerland Way, turn left at Grafton-Tabulam Rd, travel 4.7km and turn right at Coaldale Rd, Mountain View and travel 47.2km, turn right at Clarence Way, Upper Fine Flower and travel 37.4km. Turn left at Top Plains Rd, (the sign says Ewingar) travel 2.9km and turn right at Welsh Rd, travel 1.8km to Balund-a.

From Tenterfield turn off New England Hwy into High St, (sign says Casino/Lismore) continue along Bruxner Hwy 68km, turn right at Plains Station Rd, travel 20km, turn left at Welsh Rd, travel 1.8km to Balund-a.
Phone no.(02) 6660 8600
Number of Staff
Health Care Services
Education & Skill Development-Agricultural skills (farming and beef cattle property)

-Education courses provided by The Adult Education and Vocational Training Institute (AEVTI)
Level of Security
Availability of Activities- Getting SMART (Drug and Alcohol)

- Pathways (Cognitive Behavioural Theray)

-Managing Emotions

-Domestic Abuse Program

-Accredited course through TAFE, ACE and other service providers

-Cultural Activities – weekend activities (excursions to sacred sites, stories, music, dance, art) facilitated by Elders

-'Hey Dad'- parenting program

-Rights and Responsibilities

-Laundry logistics, and a number of hygiene programs

-Farming and agricultural skills, including animal husbandry

-Catering skills, including food handling and hygiene
Contact with Outside WorldVisiting times:

Saturday, Sunday and public holidays 09:00-15:00

*Bookings for visits are required 48 hours in advance. Phone Balund-a on (02) 6660 8619
Time Out of Cell
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