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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September 29, 2022 -

PARS Playwork Practice 2

PARS Playwork Practice Network is excited to be able to offer this course to OOSH Educators in term four. PARS training is now taking off all over the world and OOSH Educators who undertake this training will be part of a worldwide movement! Having this...
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September 23, 2022 - ,

Knowing your Constitution: Provisions for Wind-up/Dissolution

For Incorporated Associations (which includes almost all parent-managed OOSH services) your Constitution sets out how the assets of your Association are divided in the event of the wind-up of the Association. This is relevant for all parent/community run OOSHs regardless of location. While parent-managed OOSHs...
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September 7, 2022 -

Network stands with our colleagues in the Early Learning Sector

Network of Community Activities stands with our colleagues in the Early Learning Sector striking today over pay and conditions for Educators. “United Workers Union members are calling for the new Federal Government to urgently outline a plan and timeline to deliver on 3 key priorities:...
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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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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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