| Whilst our physical office is closed, Inner Melbourne Community Legal is continuing to provide free legal help over the phone to people experiencing hardship who live, work, study or are connected to services in the inner-city area.|
Residents can enjoy a range of free and low cost activities including an affordable social lunch, gentle Yoga classes and art-based activities. In addition, various culturally and linguistically diverse groups meet regularly throughout the week and enjoy activities including community meals and cultural celebrations, dancing, singing, sewing and more. For…
10 days to the FREE 2019 African Music and Cultural Festival (AMCF) on Sat 14 Dec at Fed Square Melbourne.
Dear partners and friends,
It's just 10 days to the FREE 2019 African Music and Cultural Festival (AMCF) on Sat 14 Dec at Fed Square Melbourne.
AMCF is a FREE one-day celebration of African culture is a December highlight and the only place where you will you see over 35…
If you are feeling weighed down by debt, then we can help. You may think your situation is impossible, but there is hope. Our friendly team will give you a listening ear in the privacy of your own home and provide a real solution to your debts. Since we…
CAP Money is a FREE budgeting course that makes managing your money simple! CAP Money teaches people - from all walks of life - how to create a budget and prevent bad debt. Usually run over three sessions, this practical workshop provides people with the skills they need to manage…
Learn how to help your family, friends and
community use their phones , computers, tablets
in one easy and fun (FREE) workshop.
We teach you to teach others!
Friday 1st November; 10am-2pm (Free Lunch)
Ground floor, North Melbourne Language and
33 Alfred St.
Be the voice of your community
Do you want to help address issues facing your multicultural community?
The Victorian Multicultural Commission is seeking passionate people from culturally diverse backgrounds to join our Regional Advisory Councils.
Council members play a vital role in championing diversity within their community, identifying solutions and…
In partnership with the The Huddle - North Melbourne Football Club, the program is a two-day free leadership intensive for young people between the ages of 12 - 25 years from all backgrounds aimed at encouraging the practice of leadership and active citizenship within their community. The program seeks to…
FREE LEGAL ADVICE
North Melbourne Language & Learning
Ground floor, 33 Alfred Street, North Melbourne 3051
second Monday of every month
Book an appointment through
IMLC by calling 93281885
Please see the flyer for more details
Join us for an event that explores how we addressed the harmful impacts of racism, religious discrimination and hate speech experienced by our multi-faith African and Muslim communities in Victoria.
Hear how we used education, collaboration and innovation to help people realise their rights and empower their community.
NMLL's HOUSING Information Session coming up on Wednesday 19th June. We would like to invite you and members from your community to participate in the upcoming information session focusing on housing issues in the inner North West of Melbourne.
Two relevant organisations are coming to the information session to…
CONNECTED COMMUNITIES GRANTS 2020
City of Melbourne's Connected Communities Grants support community connection, social inclusion, and access and participation through an annual grants program. Grants are provided to schools, not-for-profit sports and community organisations to improve people's quality of life.
Applications for projects taking place in 2020 open at 9am…
VOLUNTEERING: A PATHWAY TO EMPLOYMENT
LEARN TO USE VOLUNTEERING TO BUILD YOUR NETWORKS, GAIN EXPERIENCE AND CREATE WORK OPPORTUNITIES
Starts: Thursday 30th May
Course delivery: 8 classes + excursions & individual support sessions
Outcomes: Certificate of Completion, development of CV & Cover Letter to apply for volunteer…
Media release (Victorian Electoral Commission)
Make sure your clients don't risk a fine
Victorians who did not vote in the 2018 State election last November may receive an Apparent Failure to Vote Notice next week asking for an explanation.
Homelessness, incarceration or serious mental illness are sufficient reasons for not…
Extreme Heat - Heat Health Alert
A heatwave is a period of unusual and uncomfortable hot weather that could impact on human health, community infrastructure (such as the power supply and public transport), and services.
Extreme heat can affect anybody and cause heat related illnesses such as heat cramps, heat…
Please join us for our 2019 Transition Day; for new and prospective VCAL students. This day will give students the opportunity to meet their teachers and get to know their classmates in a relaxed and friendly environment.
The day will include:
City of Melbourne is proud to launch the Social Innovations Partnerships program.
This program assists socially oriented organisations to run innovative projects that tackle Melbourne's big social issues.
Grants of $15 000 to $80 000 are available per year for 2019/20 and 2020/21 financial years.
Register for a workshop session…
Learn how to write a good application, prepare a quality CV and prepare properly for interviews.
Also learn about networking.
Free workshop! Everyone is welcome.
Only 30 places. Enrol now or miss out. Visit us.
Ground Floor, 33 Alfred Street, North Melbourne 3051
For more information please contact…
The Victorian Electoral Commission (VEC) has created a fantastic app called Voters Voice, and we need your help to spread the word.
The app helps people participate in the 2018 Victorian State election, which is on Saturday 24 November.
Voters Voice is specifically designed for people who:
The Victorian Multicultural Commission (VMC) is calling on young journalists and storytellers from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for the VMC-Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) Internship Program.
Funded by the Victorian Government and coordinated by the VMC in partnership with ABC, the paid internship program will help young people with on-the-job…
Men's Consultation is coming up on Wednesday 24th October and we would like to invite you or members from your community to participate in the upcoming consultation focusing on men living in the inner North West of Melbourne.
Wednesday 24th October 2018
6:30 - 8:30pm
North Melbourne Language…
New remedy for debts incurred through conduct under VET FEE-HELP
The Australian Government has announced new legislation that, if passed, will allow the Secretary of the Department of Education and Training (DET) from 1 January 2019, to cancel VET FEE-HELP debts that were incurred inappropriately, following a recommendation from the…
Meet with the Lord Mayor and Councillors
Wednesday 10 October, 6pm - 7.30pm
Come and meet your new Lord Mayor Sally Capp at a local community conversation event in North Melbourne.
This is an informal opportunity to join a small group and speak directly with the…
OPEN DAY - Thursday 13th September 2018
The River Nile School is a specialist senior-secondary school, addressing the unique educational needs of young refugee and asylum seeker women.
As an EAL (English as an Additional Language) school, that specialises in supporting students who have had disrupted schooling or are struggling…
NMLL will be hosting a FREE COMMUNITY INFORMATION SESSION for members of the local community regarding My Health Record.
NMLL will be hosting a FREE COMMUNITY INFORMATION SESSION for members of the local community regarding My Health Record.
Wednesday 19 September
10am - 12pm
33 Alfred Street, North Melbourne
( RSVP by the 17th September is essential)
By November 15, 2018 Australian will need to make a choice…
STORYTELLING SESSION 6
RELIGION & TRADITIONAL STORIES
What do you believe in?
What stories/ practice give you strength?
Please bring a story you can share
Join for tea from 4pm
Stories from 4:30pm
23rd of August
North Melbourne Language & Learning
Ground Floor 33 Alfred…
What would you do in a pandemic? Who can you rely on in a time of difficulty? Perhaps it is the person in the street beside you, or it might be your next door neighbour. Either way, it is the people that surround you every day.
Attend Refuge and get…
Test your idea-is it going to work?
Doing business in Australia.
How to start your business.
Technology to make business easier.
Managing your risks.
who is your market?
Everybody's Business course:
Wednesday night and some Saturdays.
and Saturday 25th
The annual Victorian Senior of the Year Awards are run by the Victorian Government.
They acknowledge older Victorians who volunteer their time to assist, support and encourage others in their communities..
The award categories are:
Premier's Award for Victorian Senior of the Year
Healthy Active Living Award
Veterans Community Award…
Please join us for the Autumn Harvest Long Table Feast on 11th May and experience the authentic home cooking and traditional dishes of local community cooks.
The long table feast will be a delicious showcase of the traditional foods of El Salvador, Somalia, Vietnam, Colombia, Ethiopia, and Japan. The…
NMLL is opening-up expressions of Interest from the community to participate in the 2018 Community Learning Champion (CLC) Volunteer Program.
2018 will be the fifth year that NMLL is running the CLC Program.
The CLC Program trains and supports members of the our culturally diverse community to help members of their community to connect to learning and getting involved in their communities. CLC's will actively participate in the design and…
NMLL & The Connected Cultures-Empowered Communities Project presents……..
"Street Foods of the World" Cooking Workshops
In this series of cooking workshops, you will learn how to cook incredible street foods from El Salvador, Colombia, Somalia and Ethiopia.
Please see the poster below for details, and book your place asap, as…
AGM-- RESIDENTS ABOUT INTEGRATED DEVELOPMENT (RAiD@3051) Inc
Date: Tuesday 13 March 2108
Time: AGM will start promptly at 6.00pm (doors open at 5.45pm). It will conclude by 7.30pm
Where: North Melbourne Recreation Centre, 204 Arden St - in Theatrette (above the Gym)
FOCUS: PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT THAT IS CHANGING POSTCODE…
A weekly fruit and vegetable market will commence next week on Wednesday January 24, 10am - 2pm. The market will be held just outside Flemington Community Centre and is run by not-for-profit social enterprise, The Community Grocer (http://www.thecommunitygrocer.com.au/).
This will offer fresh, affordable, and locally-sourced produce every…
Swimming Lessons for beginners in a women only space
Teachers: Experienced and fully licensed female instructors (all hold a Working with Children Check and CPR Certificate)
Where: Penleigh Essendon Grammar School pool
What to wear: Anything comfortable that you can swim in
When: Saturday, 12pm until 1pm
Dates: Term 1…
The chance of Melbourne experiencing a climate-related disaster is becoming more likely.
- Do you know how you would act in the face of climate catastrophe?
- Where would you go?
- How would you get there?
- What would you do?
- Who are your neighbours?
- How would you stay safe?
Join Arts House…
The secondary scholarship program is a broader initiative of the VicRoads Indigenous Employment program. We aim to help build capacity within our communities by financially assisting students to complete their VCE.
Employment pipelines such as traineeships, work experience and ongoing employment into VicRoads are also available through our Indigenous Employment…
The City of Melbourne is a world renowned skating destination. With skateboarding in the 2020 Olympics, its global popularity continues to grow.
Skating enlivens public spaces and benefits the local community. It's a sustainable way to get around, stay healthy, happy and connect with others.
As the city grows it's…
The City of Melbourne, through our Urban Forest Strategy, has a comprehensive plan for greening major streets and precincts, but not the smaller laneways. Across the municipality, laneways occupy a ground area of 60 hectares, with a further 150 hectares of space on the walls in these laneways.
Melbourne Music Week (MMW) runs from 11 to 19 November 2016 with a nine-day program dedicated to illuminating connections between music, people and places within the city's world-renowned music scene.
Made up of 110 events featuring 240 artists with input from more than 65 dedicated programming partners, MMW's breadth will be…
This summer Arts House invites you and the warm weather in to enjoy their Summertime Party on Saturday, 1st December at 4 - 10pm.
Part installation, part celebration, this free annual event features live music, delicious food, interactive workshops, games and performances from local artists.
Featuring music by Mojo Juju…
The team at North Melbourne Language and Learning are having an afternoon tea to celebrate Diwali on Thursday the of 20th October from 1pm-3pm.
Please could you help us promote this event to families from the local community through your notice boards.
We thank you for supporting community development…
The City of Melbourne Parenting Services team are hosting a special Teddy Bear's Picnic to help celebrate Children's Week! Join in by bringing along a picnic hamper and dressing up as your favourite character.
Date: Wednesday 26 October
Time: 10am to 1pm
Where: JJ Holland Park, Kensington Road, Kensington
The Kensington Neighbourhood House has been recognised for the important role it plays in providing adult education in the local community.
At the 2016 Victorian Training Awards they received the "Community Education Provider of the Year" Award.
The Award is given to Learn Local organisations that can demonstrate how they…
Would you like your photographs displayed alongside images from the State's archival collection?
The Victorian Archives Centre's Gallery is a community gallery space welcoming street photographers interested in exhibiting their photographs.
Every four months the gallery will display a new selection of Government archival photographs based on a theme, dating…
Following extensive community engagement, Future Melbourne 2026 is now available to read here.
The Plan sets out the community's aspirations for the city and provides a foundation for individuals and institutions with an interest in the city's future to work towards common goals.
Visit your local Relief Centre - A creative day of preparation.
On the weekend of 9th / 10th July, Arts House will host REFUGE - a 24hr disaster preparedness rehearsal for local residents, businesses and community groups at North Melbourne Town Hall.
As a community how can we come…
Photography and Art Exhibition
Proudly hosted by Refugee Radio, 'Jungleye' will feature the photographic art from a group of refugee photographers inside the Calais camp known as the The Jungle. On at the Meat Market: The Stables, these images will be exhibited alongside…
Do you know any students studying VET and VCAL certificates that need work placements as part of their course?
Go to : http://www.workplacements.education.vic.gov.au/ to search through industry specific work placements available to those students in your area.
If you are interested in any placements, please contact the City LLEN on…
Echoes of the Mind will explore memory - its process, its purpose and its fundamentals. Do our memories define who we are or do they…
The Creator Lab brings diverse artists, creators, and thinkers together over 8 weeks to create a new body of work that is personal, important, and pushes our boundaries.
We're finally showcasing these works including live theatre performances, short films, visual art, live food tasting…
25/26 June 2016
Meat Market - North Melbourne
All ages event
Start the holidays off with a great weekend of building and creating for the whole family. Join Inside the Brick for the Melbourne LEGO Fan Expo and see a major exhibition at the Meat Market. Get hands-on in the…
THIS WEEKEND! Sun 5 June 10AM - 3PM
With more than 70 designers, Swagger Child Design Market will impress anyone who loves to shop for high quality children's style…
Meat Market and Periscope Theatre present
If you can't create a baby, you can always re-create yourself.
With emotional morning sickness and experiences she can't shake, Aurora takes to the streets. Attaching herself to strangers more interesting than friends, they prove far more dangerous. But you must go backwards…
FREE DENTAL CARE FOR KIDS AT THE ROYAL DENTAL HOSPITAL OF MELBOURNE ?
The Teaching Clinic at The Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne offers free dental care for eligible children and teens.
- children (0 to 12 years) and teenagers (13 to 17 years with a valid healthcare card) pay $0 no wait list…
17:30 Sunday 29 May
Piano Project is a Melbourne-based venture that sponsors piano lessons for refugee children who are new immigrants to Australia.
The City of Melbourne are hosting a community information session re: the Kensington Adventure Playground.
Date - Wednesday 11 May 2016
Time - 6.30pm - 7.30pm
Venue - Kensington Town Hall (40 Bellair St, Kensington)
13 - 22 May
Tues to Sun 12pm - 6pm
Meat Market: The Stables
On at the Meat Market, Something Less is an unmistakably Tasmania-centric collaborative exhibition and publishing project that breaks open the narrative of Tasmanian history and mythology and its place in the Australian national…
12 - 22 May
Tues to Sun 12pm - 6pm
Meat Market: Main Pavilion
Returning to the remains of the temporary mining camp located 1651km from Perth that her family called home in the 1980s, video artist Claire Robertson takes her audience on a journey into the vast…
The 2017 City of Melbourne community grants program is now open until Tuesday 14 June.
Schools, sport and community organisations who deliver projects that improve people's lives are invited to apply for community grants through City of Melbourne. Full information can be found here.
Please join the Melbourne Philharmonia Project for its inaugural concert as they embark on this exciting musical journey.
This concert will feature two works, Peter Sculthorpe's iconic work "Kakadu" and Mahler's monumental 1st Symphony "Titan" all to be conducted by MPP's Artistic Director, Clinton Daley.
The Cobblestone Pavilion of Melbourne's Iconic…
Built in 1880, the Meat Market is a grade one heritage listed building with enormous character and history.
Located in North Melbourne, the Meat Market offers a wide range of spaces suitable for a number of uses including performances, community events, conferences, filming and rehearsals. Just a short walk away from…
Social enterprises exist to benefit the public and when successful are a reflection of needs in the community.
This free session on 26 April is for those who have never established a social enterprise before and wonder if it's the right response to the social need or issue they are experiencing.
Are you a grandparent or other family member caring for someone of school age?
You are invited to a free public forum.
The Capital City LLEN, together with some of their partners, are hosting a forum to support grandparents and other non-parent carers of teenagers to help them navigate the education system, social media and other…
Next week we are wrapping up our first PEYP session for 2016.
We've had six wonderful participants who have been very engaged and have learnt a lot about bicycles, the industry, and hopefully a bit more about where they see themselves involved out the next period of their lives.
READY, SET, GO! for a Wheelie Good time!
Our very own Wheelie Good Day! is back in North Melbourne again this year.
The day is a community gathering of people from diverse cultural backgrounds who share the Melrose Street retail precinct as their local shops.
Not only does the day…
How can we make Melbourne more active? City of Melbourne want our recreation facilities and services to support all residents and visitors to the municipality.
What we can do to support you to live a healthier, more active lifestyle? Share your ideas here until 15 April 2016.
The NMLL One to One English Program matches adults who want to learn English with a Volunteer Tutor to help them with practising, speaking, reading and writing English.
NMLL is now recruiting 10 people from the local community who are interested in learning English and can commit to meeting with an English Tutor…
On Friday 8 April there will be a celebration of Neighbourhood Day at the North Melbourne Community Centre.
The day has been organised by cohealth's Youth Leaders and will give locals a great opportunity to get to know their neighbours, as well as celebrate the national launch of Youth Week. Activities…
Community information session for parents outlining the education support and recreation opportunities available in Kensington and surrounding suburbs.
Friday 29th April @ 6.30pm
Kensington Community Recreation Centre (Cnr Kensington Road and Altona Street, Kensington)
City of Melbourne are developing the first Skate Framework for Melbourne.
We need your help in order to better understand how skate activity can become a part of the city and how to provide for the skate community into the future.
To celebrate Cultural Diversity Week 2016, Kensington Neighbourhood House will host a free lunch featuring a selection of diverse recipes from our cookbook.
The social enterprise 'STREAT' will cater the recipes for the day and members of our Elderly Vietnamese Social Group, Wednesday Social Group and students from the adult…
NMLL is currently recruiting approximately 10 members of the community who are interested in participating in our Volunteer English Tutor Program.
The program aims to
- increase the confidence of community members to speak English in their community and to
- increase their confidence in reading and writing English.
This is a…
The Young Women's Sport and Recreation program which runs on Tuesday's for free from 4-6pm is migrating to The Ministry of Dance for February and March!! Young women aged 12-25 will be instructed by a professional (female) dance instructor! Contact Amanda Thompson Amanda.firstname.lastname@example.org or 0411750570 or Cherie Windsor Cherie.email@example.com or…
The Young Men's Sport and Recreation program continues to run every Monday from 4-8pm at North Melbourne Community Centre. Contact Youth worker Kate Koomen for more information on 0411 748 148 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Needing Some Extra Support?
We Can Help With:
Centrelink, Support with Education and Employment, Immigration and more.
Information and Referral to drug and alcohol support, counseling and Mental Health services.
The Youth Case Manager will work collaboratively with you to identify your goals in the short and long term.
Officially Sunday 27th March (although Neighbour Day events can really be any day of the year) â the initiative aims to remove social isolation and get people looking out for one another. Itâs the perfect opportunity for people to get to know their neighbours, encourage safe, healthy and resilient…
Governance is the system of checks and balances for leaders of not for profit organisations, which help them steer the organisation. Good governance leads to positive Board member experience, proper management of conflicts of interest and risk, good understanding and planning for financial controls and an organisation that thrives even…
The thought of dealing with a complex legal world with multiple reporting responsibilities is often a barrier to attracting people to boards or committees of not for profit organisations. Ensuring you meet all of your compliance requirements can be simplified by an understanding of your legal structure and who you…
Join us for an informal gathering of community organisations, meet and make connections with local networks in the City of Melbourne and celebrate the launch of the new âNorth Melbourne Community Connectorâ website.
North Melbourne Language and Learning (NMLL) and the City of Melbourneâs Neighbourhood Development team will be launching the…
Amendment C190 will implement new land use and development controls in parts of North Melbourne and Kensington, as recommended in the Arden-Macaulay Structure Plan, by making changes to the Melbourne Planning Scheme.
It proposes to rezone the area to encourage residential development and allow other uses such as shops…
To prepare for the next decade, the City of Melbourne is bringing the community together to refresh the goals for Future Melbourne. They are inviting the community to add their ideas and vision for our cityâs future.
Future Melbourne 2026 will be a long-term strategic plan to guide city development and activity…
Do you want to get involved in creating a greener Melbourne? Volunteering as a Citizen Forester is a fantastic opportunity to meet new people, learn new skills and build knowledge across our city.
Catering for different levels of ability and interest, the Citizen Forester Program includes a variety of activities…
NMLL Connecting Cultures Presents: Mosaic Card Making Workshhop. Mosaic art can be found all around the world and has been used extensively by Greek, Roman and Byzantine empires. It also features prominently in Islamic art.
Held as part of Cultural Diversity week, in this workshop appropriate for all ages, you…
Need to see a lawyer?
If you live in North Melbourne, you can see a lawyer at the North Melbourne Community Centre (cohealth office) 49-53 Buncle Street (Main Entrance via Mark Street), North Melbourne.
Time: 10am â 12noon
Thursday 11 February 2016
Thursday 25 February 2016
Thursday 10 March 2016
North Melbourne Language & Learning (NMLL) is currently recruiting volunteers to become Community Learning Champions for 2016.
Community Learning Champions (CLCs) are trained and supported to help members of their community connect to learning. CLCs will actively participate in the design and development of local courses, programs, activities and events.
NMLL Connecting Cultures presents: International Women's Day archive tour & morning tea.
Tuesday 8th March, 10:00 - 11:30
Victorian Archives Centre, 99 Shiel Street, North Melbourne
Explore the history of Victorian women's rights with a tour of the Victorian Archive Centre and learn about remarkable Victorian women, followed by morning tea.