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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“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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Free Resources

Network’s free resources for use by the Out of School Hours Sector.
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Latest News

January 21, 2022 -

Members Meet

Members Meet  Next meeting date Tues 8th Feb 10-11am FREE webinar for all members. These are our general “catch up” events where Network shares important information with our members. These meetings also provide an opportunity for our members to come together to ask questions, share...
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January 18, 2022 -

Network’s 2022 Conference – now on sale!

Reshaping, Reconnecting, Recharging The only OOSH Conference in NSW Friday 25th March Rydges World Square, Sydney 9am – 5pm followed by a networking event  Keynote speakers announced: Maggie Dent, Angus Gorrie from the Outsiders and Bruce Hurst. Members price $460 + GST Non members are welcome to...
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January 12, 2022 - ,

Staffing Shortages  – Impacting Vacation Care

Staffing Shortages  – Impacting Vacation Care Please see the Sydney Morning Herald article below. Many of the Network members were quoted in the article including Network. We understand the stress services are under and rest assured Network is seeking financial support for services. We know many of you are...
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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.