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FREE NDIS Information Session for Neighbourhood Houses / Community Centres in the West

Network West in partnership with DHHS Brimbank/Melton present an information session on the NDIS in preparation for the rollout scheduled for 1 October.

This half day session will include an overview of the NDIS and how it effects Neighbourhood Houses.
Guest presentations from NDIA, Barwon Neighbourhood House Network, DHHS and a Q&A panel. Also includes examples of projects from Neighbourhood House sector in the West.
Date: Thursday 19 July
Time: 9am-12pm (9am-9.30am registration)
Venue: Louis Joel Arts and Community Centre: 5 Sargood Street, Altona
Target Audience: Coordinators, committee of management members and staff members
Cost: Free Morning tea provided
To register: Click Here

NHCP Funding Update

The State Government has allocated an additional $21.8 million over four years, into the Neighbourhood House Coordination Program.

Phase 2: Now Open for new Houses with no funding
More info on funding guidelines and application form: available here 
Applications close: Tuesday 31 July 2018.
Information Sessions to be held on 3 & 4 July
For more info: Rachel Jovic, Project Officer, Community Capacity Building | 9096 9561 |nhcp@dhhs.vic.gov.au 

For support with applications, Network West Members can contact Sandra @info@networkwest.net or 0437 644 050
For more information on the DHHS application process and to register for information sessions: Click Here

NHACE Pay Table – Jobs Australia 1 July 2018

This pay table sets out the rates of pay contained within the Neighbourhood Houses and Adult Community
Education Centres Agreement 2016. All rates of pay have increased by 3.5% as a result of the Annual Wage
Review conducted by Fair Work Australia.
These rates of pay come into effect from the first full pay period commencing on or after 1 July 2018.
This pay table applies to organisations that are respondent to the 2016 Agreement. If you were previously
respondent to the 2007, 2008 or 2010 NHACE Agreements, those pay tables no longer apply.
More info: Click Here