Community matters

Neighbourhood Houses

Neighbourhood Houses Victoria

Neighbourhood Houses are the heart of our communities. They are independent, community-based organisations.  Their purpose is to bring people together to connect, learn and contribute to their local community through social, educational, recreational and support activities.  Also commonly known as community centres, learning centres, community houses or neighbourhood centres, these inclusive…
21 March 2024
First Nations

Voice to Parliament

The Voice to Parliament We at Eastsider News see the Voice to Parliament as an important initiative on the road to recognising Australia's First Peoples in Australia's constitution and a step towards bridging the gap that afflicts the lives of many indigenous people.  We encourage everybody to seek out answers…
20 September 2023
Requests for help

Requests for help

From time to time, we get requests from our readers to help them in their search for information or to assist them in publicising their personal projects.  Maybe it is something like exploring local history or promoting a cause close to their heart.  As part of our role to help…
23 November 2022
Support groups

Lions Club of Blackburn

The Blackburn Lions Club describes itself as 'Ordinary people doing extraordinary things. Lending a hand for all those in need within the community and beyond'. Thank you to Nelson Knight for telling us about several of the club’s more recent activities. Please click here to read about: The 123 Read…
7 November 2022