News

December 3, 2021 - ,

Network Stands with NSW Teachers

Network of Community Activities stands with the teachers of NSW, and supports the planned teachers’ strike on 7 December 2021. Network members have asked us this week how the strike will impact OOSH Services. While OOSHs are able to open for extended hours for the...
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November 19, 2021 -

More than Just Convenient Care – We Need You!

Network of Community Activities is calling on the Out of School Hours Care Sector, and the community more broadly to promote the recommendations put forward in the 2021 Literature Review ‘More Than “Just Convenient Care”‘. To read more from Network about this report, click here....
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November 12, 2021 -

OOSH Hubs: Helping OOSHs Provide Quality Spaces for Children

Network of Community Activities wants to introduce you to Hinchinbrook OOSH, a vibrant Service in Sydney’s West. Hinchinbrook OOSH is one of the first Services to move into their ‘OOSH Hub’. OOSH Hubs are a NSW Government program resulting from Network’s advocacy and commitment to...
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November 2, 2021 -

Welcome to our new website

During lockdown, as well as supporting OOSH Services, we have also been busy building a brand new website. The Network team is delighted to  share the launch with our members! We hope you like the fresh new look and the improved navigation that will allow...
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November 1, 2021 -

Groundbreaking News! Literature Review Released for OOSH

Network welcomes the recent release of ‘More Than “Just Convenient Care”‘(27th October, 2021).  A landmark report for our sector. This literature review is a first for the OOSH sector and contains important recommendations. Network supports all of the recommendations and looks forward to their implementation....
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October 29, 2021 -

Phone Support

We have been receiving a high volume of calls. If you can, please email questions and issues to: network@networkofcommunityactivities.org.au This will help the Network team greatly. Thank you!

September 3, 2021 -

Network recommends vaccinations for OOSH Educators

Getting vaccinated is an important way educators can protect themselves and the children in OOSH services and their communities from COVID-19. OOSHies: Book your Vaccines Now! Network and the Department of Education strongly recommend that all OOSH Educators, support staff and volunteers entering an OOSH site be vaccinated as...
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August 23, 2021 -

We did it! COVID Relief announced for OOSH!

BREAKING NEWS – COVID Financial Relief tailored to OOSH 40% of Pre-lockdown revenue to be paid to OOSH Services in lockdown  We did it! Together we are strong! The largest tailored support package for the OOSH Sector has been announced. This follows Network’s calls for...
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August 10, 2021 -

Categories and license agreements

Urgent Action Required: Protect the Future of your Parent-Run OOSH Are you a parent-run OOSH operating in a Public School? This information is incredibly important to ensure your OOSH survives into the future. In 2020 two parent-run OSHC Services closed as a result of the actions or inaction of...
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June 8, 2021 -

Results of the 2020 Network AGM

Thank you to all our members who took part in the Annual General meeting via GoTo meetings last Friday. The Annual Report and Financial statements were presented to members and accepted. Please request a copy by clicking here and replying with your name, member number,...
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