Keeping it Local

Community is what we’re all about.

Here you will find links to information about our neighbourhood centres, our community gardens, and a broad range of exciting, engaging activities in your area.

Explore what’s on to find out about the activities, events and groups that are happening in our neighbourhood centres and halls.

Our Neighbourhood Centres

Working locally to respond to a range of issues and opportunities in ways, engaging local people in local solutions.

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Community Gardens

We operate several community gardens, across multiple suburbs. Beautiful spots to visit, or get involved with some gardening.

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Politics In The Pub

Join us for an entertaining and engaging evening at the Brisbane Powerhouse as Politics in the Pub debates a range of hot topics in our current culture.

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The Free Range Library

Free range books are distributed to anyone who can’t easily get hold of books. Best of all, they’re free.

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Hands On Art

Our grass roots community arts centre. Located at the Paddington Substation, Hands on Art provides community arts activities, projects, exhibitions and events. The Artist Registry is the place to look for a talented artist to work on your project or commission.

Visit the Hands on Art site here

What’s On

We offer a huge range of courses, groups, activities and social occasions. Discover what’s on offer in your community now!

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The Neighbourhood Health Clinic

Based at the New Farm Neighbourhood Centre

Our visiting practitioners are committed to treating the whole person and are dedicated to finding new approaches to meeting the complex health needs of our community.

People using the the Neighbourhood Health Clinic can visit our GP for medical checks and advice.

The aim of Clinic is to empower members of our community to take ownership of their health and well-being.


The Clinic is open to all community members.

Appointments at the desk are preferred however walk-ins will be accommodated wherever possible.

To make an appointment  please call 3358 5600 or pop in to the Neighbourhood Centre (967 Brunswick St) between the hours of 9am-1pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday or Friday. 

Our Visiting Practitioners

Dr Nancy has over 30 years of experience as a general practitioner, has a strong background in community health, and supports individuals with complex health and social needs. Nancy has a professional interest in substance use disorder and mental health issues, with an approach to practice that is trauma-informed, and sensitive to the needs of her community. GP consultations are bulk billed, and Nancy can refer to other specialist services where necessary.

Dr Nancy is at New Farm Neighbourhood Centre Mondays and Fridays between 9 am and 1 pm, no appointment necessary 

Their friendliness and warmth create a special closeness and trust and the time and thought they put into keeping us all happy is evident


Our child has been so well settled in, feels comfortable and is so animated about his days there, so we can tell he enjoys it and feels secure


The In Home Support Worker who was so gentle and sweet with dad and formed a partnership with our family to help my father stay home


Communify is a place that builds community for those that don’t have one. It has made me feel connected again.


Thank you so much… You have been a very long term “anchor” for the Brisbane refugee community and those of us on the fringes