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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June 13, 2024 -

The OOSH Conference

The OOSH Conference is only 6 weeks away! Don’t miss out! Be apart of and experience a blend of: Hands on practical breakout sessions Key-notes form leading experts Being apart of the collective voice Knowledge sharing with other like minded OOSHies Powerful network opportunities Premium...
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June 13, 2024 -

OOSHies in Action

Yesterday’s participation in the Eastern Suburbs regional OOSH network was truly inspiring. Observing OOSH leaders actively supporting each other and sharing information was a heartening experience. The unity among OOSHies is undeniably influential! It is widely acknowledged that OOSHies learn significantly from one another, and...
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June 6, 2024 - ,

OOSH Sector Briefing with NSW School Infrastructure

Make sure you attend this crucial and essential session. We are delighted to announce that this long-awaited event has been officially confirmed! Join Anthony Futia, Acting Executive Director of Asset Activations at the NSW Department of Education, for an online event on Wednesday, June 19...
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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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