Financial Sustainability

Goal: To take all the necessary steps to secure funding and other resources that are required to implement the objectives (goals) of Network.

Resource & Information

Goal: To promote and provide assistance with the establishment, resourcing and development of “not for profit” community based activity groups in NSW, in particular Out of School Hours services which extend play, creative and community engagement opportunities for children in their leisure time.

Education & Learning

Goal: To encourage and participate in the establishment of a range of community education, training and other learning experiences for individuals and organisations that will enrich the lives of children within their own communities.

UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

Goal: To promote the provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, in particular Article 12 (the child’s right to express their opinion) and Article 31 (the child’s right to play and leisure opportunities).


Goal: To represent the interests of Out of School Hours services for children aged 5 - 14 years within NSW and at a national level.

Collaboration & Inclusion

Goal: Collaborate with local communities and other agencies to address the varying needs and issues of school-age children and their families, including children with a disability, children of different cultural, social, linguistic and economic backgrounds and those in isolation communities, and, whenever possible, relieve disadvantage within a framework of social justice and reconciliation with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

About Network

With over 40 years of experience, Network of Community Activities supports communities to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes they need to deliver quality services for children in their middle years. We support the development of child friendly communities and play spaces.

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