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ACTIVITIES

The Queensland Families and Communities Association is the peak body of Neighbourhood and Community Centres in Queensland.

Queensland

Monsoon Strategy

We've launched our second Neighbourhood Centre disaster strategy, this time concentrating on the Monsoon Region.

What is a Neighbourhood Centre?

Neighbourhood Houses have been operating around the world for 140 years.  But what are they?

Community Development

We're addressing  the gap in Community Development work in local communities.

Queensland

Sector

Snapshot

138 local Neighbourhood Centres producing $77.8 million in social connections.  1.83million visitors per year.

NEIGHBOURHOOD CENTRES FORGOTTEN IN STATE BUDGET

QFCA would like to congratulate the Queensland Government for addressing chronic under-housing in the State Budget for 2021/2022.  For all of us working in the human services sector this is very welcome news and a much-needed injection into the housing sector. 

However, even though the Queensland Government recognises Neighbourhood Centres as vital, place based social infrastructure, we are disappointed that this budget has not delivered any extra resources to centres or the peak body for the critical work that we do. Read More.

Part of a network of over 1000 Neighbourhood Houses and Community Centres across Australia