How the National Community Hubs Program Works

Community hubs are a placed-based people-focused initiative that respond to the needs of the local community. No two hubs look the same because the approach is very localised. The aim of a community hub is to achieve positive outcomes for children, families, schools and the local community.


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Role of the Support Agencies- and the role description document

The support agency provides a dedicated resource that coordinates and supports the local community hub and facilitates links between the hub and local services. A more detailed description of the roles and responsibilities of the support agency can be downloaded here


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Role of a Host School in the National Community Hubs Program

The host school provides the place for the community hub and is expected to provide a designated space for the hub. The hub is very much an extension of the school, its culture, and the principal and leadership team need to be committed to supporting the hub and the local community. To read a detailed description of the role of a host school.


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Find out more

To find out more about the National Community Hubs Program, and to see some of the faces that are part of the network of community hubs.


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Why an Expression of Interest process?

The support agency provides a dedicated resource that coordinates and supports the local community hub and facilitates links between the hub and local services. A more detailed description of the roles and responsibilities of the support agency can be downloaded here


How can I apply to join the program:

You will need to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI). To find out everything you need to know about how to do this, visit the Submit an EOI page. Click here to visit the EOI page.


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