News & Events

For the latest news and events for Norlane Community Centre and other neighbourhood houses in the region check out the Northerly Aspects website.

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Gradual Re-opening

Hi Everyone, Thank-you for your patience while we’ve been working on Norlane Community Centre’s reopening plan with the help of our Board of Management and City of Greater Geelong, who own our facility. We are keen to open our doors but first need to…

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Good news!

Good news! As of 1 June, neighbourhood houses will be able to reopen – subject to conditions. We are working on our plan for a gradual, safe reopening and will be in touch soon to discuss how this will look for all of us. This includes our community groups &…

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Community Kitchen

For all our community kitchen people that normally fill Norlane Community Centre on Fridays with wonderful smells, we’ve created a special cooking video to share with you. The video runs for 1 hour and takes you through a family slow cook with tips and visits to our garden for herbs.

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Staying connected

Dear Community, Due to the current situation we are closing our centre from today Friday, 20th March until further notice. We believe this is the best way to help keep our community safe and well. We will do our best to keep you all informed of any changes through our…

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Dear Community

Subject:       Coronavirus (Covid-19) Dear Community, We are remaining opening at this stage until we are guided otherwise by the Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS).  We are closely following their advice and updates. We want you to make the best decision for you, so ask that you consider any…

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Two new coordinators for Norlane.

As we say farewell to Bec Smith as coordinator of the centre, Norlane Community Centre welcomes not one, but two new coordinators in Diane Pont and Esther Konings-Oakes. Both Di and Esther bring a wealth of knowledge to their new position.  Both have been active in community involvement and development…

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2018 Annual General Meeting

  Our 2018 Annual General Meeting was recently held at the centre. We were lucky enough to have three lovely ladies from the community as our guest speakers. Each spoke about their involvement with the Norlane Community Centre. Margaret Devlin who has been a member of the centre for…

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Farewell 2018 & a big thankyou!

We are nearing the end of another busy year and what better way to celebrate than lunch with our volunteers at the centre. We shared a lovely lunch and told some silly Christmas – cracker jokes. “what do you call santa when he get’s stuck in the chimney?”……

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Norlane Digital Expo

On 31st October 2018 we held a digital expo at Norlane Community Centre. The expo was our first step in bridging the digital divide in our community and provided an opportunity for the community to engage with fun digital technologies and experiences. One of the great…

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