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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November 28, 2022 -

Director Identification Numbers: Who needs them?

Director Identification Numbers (DIN) required for for-profit OOSH providers and some limited not-for-profits You may have seen recent media releases about the requirement for directors to obtain a DIN by 30 November 2022 or risk substantial penalties. Network wishes to emphasise that this requirement is...
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November 25, 2022 -

Save OOSH: P&C Federation Hosts Webinar on Change to Tender Policy

Last week on Thursday 17 November the P&C Federation co-hosted a Webinar with School Infrastructure NSW regarding the change to tender policy on NSW Public Schools. You can watch this webinar here. This week Network has been fielding questions and queries from our members regarding the...
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November 18, 2022 -

The only OOSH Conference 2023

Engaging Minds: Empowering Educators That’s the 2023 theme for the only OOSH conference! The power of one is fearless but the power of 100s of educators working together is formidable! Save the Date: 19 May 2023 We’d love to hear from you about your ideas on speakers...
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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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