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AGM welcomes new management committee

Nambour Community Centre held it’s Annual General Meeting on Monday (16 October) with a great turn out from the local community.

Local Councillor Greg Rogerson and Labor Candidate Justin Raethel were among the special guests who came along to celebrate a successful year of creating, assisting and supporting the community. All program leaders shared their highlights of the year, which included the Behind the Heart art exhibition and the International Women’s Day festival.

The NCC community said farewell and thank you to long-time committee member Chris Gillham who has served as treasurer since 2010/11 and secretary Robbie Murray. The new management committee were welcomed on the night. Lawrence Seiuli returns as chairperson, Beniah Douma as treasurer and Nikita King and Deborah Moseley will share the role of secretary. Alastair Boysen, Michael Knight, Lyndall Hulme and Sarah Harmon make up the ordinary committee members.

Guests were treated to a delicious dinner of arepas and empanadas prepared by Authentic Latin Street Food. Those game, also indulged in a spot of community bingo to get to know each other just a little bit better.

Everyone is Welcome at the Suicide Prevention Working Group

The Nambour Community Centre is proud to host the Nambour and District Suicide Prevention Working Group on Tuesday 19 September.

This is a chance to be part of and to play an important role in this local community initiative. Attendees will learn how they can make a difference within the community as well as share ideas and develop local community initiatives and activities to prevent suicide.

This is not a counselling or support group, but a community initiative to work toward suicide prevention in our community.

Everyone is welcome to attend the working group on Tuesday 19 September from 9-10.30am at the Nambour Community Centre, 2 Shearer Street, Nambour.

Anyone needing more information can phone Shine Jang on 5441 4724 or email or Helen Shearn on 0451 307 560 or email

The  Nambour and District Suicide Prevention Working Group is part of the Hinterland and Sunshine Coast Suicide Prevention Network.


Hundreds turn out for our annual Open Day

Live music and family fun drew large crowds for the NCC annual Open Day Minifest.

More than 150 community members gathered at Nambour Community Centre on Friday (18 August) for the annual NCC Open Day Minifest. The day was a chance for the community centre to showcase all the great events, services and workshops on offer to the public.

Visitors to the centre enjoyed a sausage sizzle and homemade wood fire pizzas made by local community members who spent the previous day kneading over 5kg of flour into pizza bases.

NCC staff held tours of the centre, while current groups held information stalls to let the community know just what is on offer at their local centre and a range of workshops about topics such as self-love for women, non-violent communication and men’s issues.

Multicultural Community Worker Shine said the Minifest was a great success with people travelling from as far as Maroochydore to come and enjoy live music and a free dinner.

“It was really good,” she said. “There were lots of new people here and people who were just passing-by dropped in to see what was happening.”

Children had their faces painted and enjoyed the playground, bell tent and craft table. There were also henna artists, cultural dance demonstrations and lots of live music for the whole family to enjoy.

A homemade, up-cycled light show rounded out a great evening where the community came together to learn more about their local community centre.

If you want to learn more about your local community centre, drop into Nambour Community Centre, 2 Shearer Street, Nambour, anytime from Monday to Friday 9-3pm. You can also like us on Facebook to keep up to date with events and workshops, subscribe to our quarterly bulletin and check out our website for more information.



Find out more about your community and what NCC can offer you

Have you ever wondered what happens at your local community centre? We’re opening our doors and welcoming everyone to come along and learn more about every great thing we have on offer.

Nambour has a strong sense of community but it all starts by connecting with someone. Come to our Minifest Open Day on Friday 18 August and meet all the people who make your local community centre a great place to make new friends, learn new skills or gain support.

From weight loss groups to play groups and parenting workshops, community dinners and networking nights, the Nambour Community Centre is a wonderful place for the whole community to come and our Minifest is an excellent opportunity to learn all about our services.

The family-friendly event will offer lots of activities for the kids. From roaming performers such as a magician and fire twirler, wood-fired pizza, live music, mini-workshops and Herb’s famous up-cycled light show, there is something for everyone.

If you have ever wondered what happens at the Nambour Community Centre, your centre, then this is a great chance to learn about the centre’s history, all the services on offer, what free workshops are planned and so much more. With so many wonderful staff and volunteers at Nambour Community Centre, as well as many great community members, you’re sure to also make some new friends.

Everyone is welcome to come along and enjoy a free family night at their local community centre, 2 Shearer Street, Nambour, from 4-7pm.




Join the Nambour Community Centre to celebrate Refugee Week

Let’s celebrate Refugee Week!

Let’s get together and celebrate Refugee Week with a special screening of Constance on the Edge at Big Screen Cinemas Caloundra on Monday 19 June. Doors open at 5pm for a Buddies Q&A forum followed by the screening from 6.30pm. Everyone is welcome. Grab your tickets here.

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