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Northern Collaborative Project

seniors playing with cards

The Northern Collaborative Project (NCP) is one of the state-wide Commonwealth CHSP Collaborative Projects Program funded for sector support and development in South Australia. The NCP works with stakeholders across the Port Adelaide Enfield (central), Tea Tree Gully, Salisbury and Playford local government regions.


Aims of the NCP

The NCP aims to build the capacity of the community aged care sector to enhance outcomes for older people and their carers through:

  • Developing and sustaining regional networks and partnerships
  • Facilitating the identification of regional issues and resources
  • Developing collaborative responses to address regional issues
  • Ensuring the participation and engagement of older people in regional discussions and initiatives.

The work of the NCP is inclusive of all regional stakeholders, with the project's key activities and initiatives being driven by stakeholder input. The NCP is managed through an Executive Steering Group and provides for broad engagement through bi-monthly Northern Collaborative Network Forums and a range of Work Group meetings.

Download the NCP Terms of Reference


Resource Manual 

Produced by the Northern Seniors Community Ambassadors, this resource is a practical guide with information on the most efficient and safest way to undertake everyday tasks by seniors.

Clever Solutions for Savvy Seniors - Resource Manual

For further information please contact Jillian Wood, Project Coordinator - NCP on 8406 8364 or jwood@salisbury.sa.gov.au.


Network Information

In response to sector demand the NCP has had a focus on the National Aged Care Reform agenda since June 2014. The following NCP network meetings operating are:

  • Combined Commonwealth Home Support Program and Home Care Package Providers Network
  • Northern Collaborative Project Executive
  • Community Ambassadors Work Group   

NCP (CHSP/HCP) Network Meeting for 2018/2019

  • Wednesday 31 July 2019 *
  • Wednesday 16 October 2019 *
  • Wednesday 4 December 2019 *

From 9.30am - 11.30am at the James Harvey Gallery, City of Salisbury (12 James Street Salisbury).
(* until further notice)

Reminder sent out prior to the meeting along with the Agenda.


NCP Executive Meeting for 2018/2019

  • 15 August 2019 (12 James Street, Salisbury) (* until further notice)
  • 17 October 2019
  • 05 December 2019

For Minutes, Agendas, to be included on the network list, or for further information please contact Jillian Wood, Project Coordinator - NCP on 8406 8364 or jwood@salisbury.sa.gov.au.


Community Ambassadors Work Group

  • 09 August 2019 (12 James Street Salisbury) (* until further notice)
  • 06 September 2019
  • 04 October 2019
  • 08 November 2019
  • 06 December 2019

For further information please contact Jillian Wood, Project Coordinator - NCP on 8406 8364 or jwood@salisbury.sa.gov.au.