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.
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.
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
Mercy Community Services
Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services