Neighbourhood House Week 2023

Neighbourhood House Week, happening across Australia from 8 to 14 May 2023, is a nationwide initiative to celebrate the role of over 1,000 Neighbourhood and Community Houses and Centres. This year’s theme is ‘Locals connecting Locals’. We are hosting a range of FREE activities throughout the week!

Schedule of activities

Monday 8 May: Learn to Knit

Tuesday 9 May: Free coffees in the Café, Learn to Crochet

Wednesday 10 May: Sewing, Youth Group

Thursday 11 May: Tea & Tech, Let’s Talk Money

Friday 12 May: Free Creative Open Studio all day

Saturday 13 May: Afghan Cooking Workshop

Bookings are essential for all activities!

Key Stats

  • Around 200,000 Victorians visit a Neighbourhood House in an average week
  • 10 million visits occur in a year
  • $162 million of value in creating community connections
  • $4.27 of value produced for every $1 of income received
  • 3,600+ active partnerships in any given month to deliver on community needs
  • 4,090 community groups supported by Neighbourhood Houses
  • 5,460 staff working to support their communities
  • 6,940 volunteers each week
  • 2,500 years of total neighbourhood house management/coordination/community development experience
  • Over .5 million of group activities delivered during over 1 million hours of neighbourhood house use