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NENHN Annual General Meeting

Wednesday 9 November, 2016, Finbar Neighbourhood House, 10:30 - 12:30pm

Show your love for the network and celebrate what we have achieved together!  Vote for the new committee of governance for the coming year.  Register here.

NENHN Annual Dinner and Awards

Thursday 26 October, 2017, St Georges Restaurant, Preston

Celebrate the great work happening across our Network.  Book your tickets here.

NENHN Aims and Values

Wednesday 3 May, 2017, 1:00 - 3.00 pm  Watsonia Library

NENHN members decided that it is time to revise and consolidate our aims, values and principles.  Help us distill the essence of what we are here for.  Register here.

Governance Round Table

Wednesday 25 May, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30pm SPAN Community House

Are you on a committee? Did you miss the session at SPAN?  These round table discussions are just for you!  Being on a committee is a rewarding but challenging role.  After a short presentation there are discussions covering topics that you nominate.  Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to host a Governance Round Table Session at your Neighbourhood House.

The Future of Neighbourhood Houses

Friday 20 May 2016, 1-3pm  NHVic Office Docklands

At this event we continued the conversation that started at the conference about the future of neighbourhood houses and how we can respond to rate capping and other challenges.This event was co-hosted with the network of outer Eastern Community Houses, CHAOS.  Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.if you want to find out more.

DGR Lessons Learned

Thursday 19 May 2016, 1-2:30 Rosanna Fire Station Community House

Angie Davison Slater for Reservoir Neighbourhood House shared her experience of going through the process to obtain Deductible Gift Recipient Status.  Coordinators learned about the benefits of Public Benevolent Institution status and how to work with the Australian Charities and Not For Profit Commission to make the necessary changes to get PBI status.

NDIS and Neighbourhood Houses

Tuesday 1 March 2016, Watsonia Neighbourhood House, 10:00 - 12:00

This forum was about the NDIS roll out, what it means for your House and how your participants can access it.

The speaker for the forum was Evan Wallace from the National Disability Service.  

He covered:

  • Should your house register as a provider?
  • Who is elligible?
  • What does this change mean for existing programs?

For more information contact Evan  at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

This powerpoint was used at the forum.  

Neighbourhood House Bus Tour

Thursday 7 April 2016, 10:00 - 3:00pm 

The bus trip was a great success.  We visited four houses and shared information on everything from enrolment forms to ideas for community engagement.  Would you like to go on the next bus tour?  Would you like to host a visit on the next bus tour?

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