Network of Community Activities

The Peak body for Out Of School Hours Care in NSW & ACT

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Network of Community Activities

Delivering specialist support, professional development and advocacy for the Out Of School Hours sector since 1974.

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May 24, 2024 -

A Time to Say Thanks

Recognising the contribution of volunteers to our OOSH Community Volunteers’ Week is an opportunity to celebrate the amazing contributions volunteers make to our OOSH communities. It is a time time to say thanks. It goes without saying that volunteers have played a key role in the...
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May 3, 2024 -

The Good News Effect

The Good News Effect We want you to share and help us spread good news this term! Welcome to another great term in OOSH Many of us are suffering from negative news fatigue at the moment. In today’s super-communication world we can start to feel...
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April 12, 2024 - ,

Meet the New Chair of Network

Network of Community Activities is delighted to announce the appointment of our new Chair, Kate Gray. Kate has been a valued member of Network for 22 years, initially joining the organisation as a new Educator who stumbled into OOSH while studying for a career in...
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“The right of the child to rest and leisure, to engage in play and recreational activities appropriate to the age of the child, and to participate freely in cultural life and the arts”


United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, Article 31

Who is Network?

Network, is one of the oldest not-for-profit peak bodies in the Australian Children’s Services sector and was established in 1974 to support the development of programs for children within their local community. We are passionate in the promotion of programs that enrich, inspire and support children to engage in creative arts, play and leisure.

Network of Community Activities (“Network”) is a recognised leader in the field of school age care and the largest membership organisation in Australia dedicated to the advocacy, promotion, resourcing and development of play, recreation and leisure activities for 5-14 year olds.

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Join now to be a part of the biggest Out of School Hours Association in NSW & ACT. Add your voice to support making children’s time out of school count!

Become a member of Network of Community Activities to receive discounts on publications, training, special deals with our partner organisations and invitations to members only events!

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Network’s free resources for use by the Out of School Hours Sector.
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Acknowledgement of Country

Network acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land on which we work, the Gadigal people of the Eora nation. We pay our respect to Elders both past, present and future.

Always was, always will be Aboriginal land.

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