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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OOSH Giving Back

It has been heartwarming to hear about the generosity of our OOSH Community supporting services in flood impacted communities. A big shout out to the Henschke OOSH who purchased Nudel Karts for flood affected services. These are loose part materials that children use to create play opportunities using their imagination.

Do you know of a service or Educator who has demonstrated generosity? We would love to share your story.

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Latest News

May 16, 2022 - , ,

Network Secures 6 Month Extension for Parent-Managed OOSHs

Parent-managed OOSHs on public school sites can breathe a small sigh of relief. Network is pleased to confirm that as a result of our lobbying, there has been a six (6) month extension to the timeframe for existing parent-managed OOSH Services to begin operations under...
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May 14, 2022 -

Network’s 2021 AGM

Board Nominations have now closed.  Thank You to the members who have nominated. We appreciate and value your interest in Network. All members are welcome to attend our AGM: Network’s Annual General Meeting At this meeting members will hear reports on Network’s year in 2021...
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May 12, 2022 -

$500 BASC Voucher Scheme 

Tell us about your experience with the NSW Government’s $500 BASC Voucher Scheme By helping us build our data on the vouchers scheme you are enabling us to further our advocacy work. Your contribution is invaluable. Network is advocating for the NSW Government to: Remove the...
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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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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.