Network West Innovations Forum 2017

Network West cordially invites you to the Innovation Forum and Annual General Meeting to be held on:

Thursday 16 November 2017: 9am-9.30am (registration) 9.30am-3.45pm (Forum)

Encore Events: 80 Derrimut Road, Hoppers Crossing

This forum is a great opportunity for Neighbourhood House / Community Centres (NH) staff, committees of management, volunteers and key stakeholders from across the western region to come together to share good practice, network, be inspired by innovative methods of community development practice and to discuss the themes of access and inclusion and active citizenship.

Highlights include:

  • Keynote address ‘Neighbourhood House Sector at a Crossroad’ – Helen Rodd Community Development Practitioner, Victoria Polytechnic
  • Guest presenters include Penny Jordan – Co-design Studio, Ryan James – Profile ID, Bridget Gardner – CEO NHVic and many more.
  • Singing performance from Delahey Community Centre's Singlish Choir
  • Neighbourhood Houses / Community Centres will also showcase their good practice projects.
  • Opportunity to input into the campaign for the upcoming State Election 2018
  • MC Monica Dullard – stand up comedian from international comedy circuit

Venue: Encore Events, 80 Derrimut Road, Hoppers Crossing
Time: 9am-4pm: (9am-9.30am registration)

Parking: There is ample free parking on-site
Cost*: Tickets range from $30 - $50 
$30 for committee of management, volunteers and concession card holders.

$30 each for 3 or more tickets
$50 for paid staff members
*Please speak to the Networker for any further concessions or waiving on the ticket fee.


For workshop descriptions  Click Here

Itinerary Click Here

To register Click Here


Proudly supported by Wyndham City Council and Melton City Council.

I’d like to thank the steering committee members who have given their time, expertise and guidance on this project:

Ellen Kessler, Helen Rodd, Kim Garlick, Pat Rayner, Lyn Harding, Maria Hanson, Mark Orrill and Cathy Connop