The Bundaberg & District Neighbourhood Centre is located in the Historical Kenalwyn House at 111 Targo Street, Bundaberg

We are funded by Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services to provide services and support to the community of Bundaberg.

The Centre is a well established community organisation incorporated in 1992 and is an information referral service with strong interagency connections within the community and offers a variety of community support programs.

We also have an extensive range of community support services information available.

We are currently advertising for a Multicultural Worker  
MULTICULTURAL COMMUNITY WORKER Advert and PD 2018.pdf
Applications for this position close 26/1/2018

Programs

Community Action for a Multicultural Society (CAMS) Program

The CAMS multicultural community worker undertakes systemic and group advocacy and community capacity building activities for the benefit of people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. 

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Bundaberg Migrant Settlement Services Program 

Bundaberg Migrant Settlement Services (formerly Settlement Grants Program) operates from the Bundaberg Neighbourhood Centre offering a referral and advocacy service to eligible new migrants within the Bundaberg area, Gin Gin and Childers.
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Speech and Occupational Therapy Program
 

The Program aims to widen the educational options and increase participation in educational settings of primary and secondary school-aged children with moderate to severe disabilities. Eligible students are those attending Catholic and Independent schools in Bundaberg. The program provides Speech Pathology and Occupational Therapy to the children, and support to their parents and teachers.
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No Interest Loan Scheme (NILS)

This Program provides no-interest loans up to the value of $1,200.00 to low-income individuals and families, for the purchase of basic household items. Loans for items such as household appliances, furniture, education items or medical aids are considered for eligible clients. Conditions apply.
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Adult Literacy and Numeracy Program

The programs tutors endeavor to help participants to learn and improve their Literacy, Language and Numeracy skills to a standard that will support them to seek employment and improve their community involvement.
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Bundaberg ASD Resources

The Bundaberg and District Neighbourhood Centre launched the Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Bundaberg Community Services Directory in September 2016.  It has been recently updated (December 2017) - for an electronic copy, please click here
Headspace Bundaberg and CQU students have also put together the Connecting to Services ASD Resource - it can be found here

Tax Help Program

The 2017 Tax Help Program is closed.  We thank our wonderful volunteers who make this service possible for our community - the Bundaberg & District Neighbourhood Centre facilitates the Tax Help Program in conjunction with the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) between 1st July and 31st October each year.
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Facilities available for hire

Meeting Rooms

The Centre boasts three meeting rooms for conferences and workshops, two kitchens, full amenities and office space on an ad hoc basis for services. Two of our meetings rooms can also be converted into one larger room by retracting a concertina wall. There is also parking with disability access at the rear of the building.
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Playground

There is a fully secure playground area at the rear of the centre which can be utilised by playgroups, private party hire and organisations hiring the meeting rooms who have young clients and visitors.
 
Currently, the Bundaberg and District Neighbourhood Centre supports a free playgroup on Tuesday mornings during school terms. 

Mobile Playvan

We also have available one of Playgroup Queensland's mobile playvans.    If you are part of a playgroup or child-based organisation that might want to use these facilities, please call or come to see us at the Centre.

Currently, the Playvan is at Alexandra Park on Friday mornings during school terms through Bundaberg and District Neighbourhood Centre's Community Action for a Multicultural Society (CAMS) supported playgroup. 

Visit Us

111 Targo Street Bundaberg Qld 4670
Monday - Friday 9am - 4pm

Phone

(07) 4153 1614 

Mobile

0429 161 414

Fax

(07) 4153 1586

Email


Tenants

The Centre has long term community organisations as tenants:   

  • Anglicare - Queensland Illicit Drug Diversion Initiative (QIDDI)
  • Bundaberg & District Australian-Fillipino Association Inc
  • Bundaberg Aboriginal Corporation for Women    
  •    

Visiting Regular Services and Providers              

  • Compassionate Friends    
  • Deaf Services Queensland
  • Gabriel Barbare Psychological Services
  • Harmony House (Sunshine Coast Family Contact Service 5479 6971)
  • Irlen Clinic
  • Queensland Health Spectacle Supply Scheme   
  • Tamar Boas (Yoga)
  •    

Other Groups       

  • Alzheimers Australia
  • ARC Training
  • Aspeg Assessment Specialist   
  • Auslan Classes (Deaf Services Queensland)
  • Diabetes Queensland
  • Gidarjil Development Corp       
  • Sathya Sai
  • SDS Training
  • Simply Crafty
  • Wide Bay Dispute Resolution           
  • Work Rehab

Whats On

Bundaberg Interagency

Meetings: 3rd Thursday of each month at 12.30 pm at the Centre

Basic Computer/Tablet/iPad Classes

Contact the Centre for more detail

Tax Help 

Appointments available July - October

BNC Free Playgroup

Every Tuesday morning during school term at the Bundaberg and District Neighbourhood Centre Playground

CAMS Mobile Playvan Playgroup

Every Friday morning during school terms - Alexandra Park 

Newsletters

Previous Bundaberg and District Neighbourhood Centre Neighbourhood Notes can be found here

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