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One of our valued community members would like to start up a social group for people in their 20’s and 30’s (approximately). If this interests you, please call 4787 7770 to book in for the planning meeting.

Blackheath Day 2019

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Come along to our free community festival in the heart of Blackheath village to commemorate the naming of Blackheath. Meet your fellow community members and learn about the various groups and activities happening in your area. Lots of wonderful performances, children’s activities, and yummy food available. Gold coin donations gratefully accepted.

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Are you interested in joining us for this upcoming ‘MY AGED CARE’ public forum? We will be introducing you to the concept of managing your federal government’s ‘MY AGED CARE’ package using the internet-based My Aged Care ‘portal’. The My Aged Care portal is part of the myGov suite of services. AIM: to demystify & explain the ONLINE TOOLS that …

Blackheath Area Neighbourhood Centre – Culture Safari Series – NDIS and non-NDIS participants welcome

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The Culture Safari series was created in  response to community need for adults who have experienced  stroke and brain injury to connect with their peers and the wider community through creative  appreciation. The series includes outings and  activities to: galleries, performances, music gigs, workshops, fine foodie experiences and beautiful locations. The program is open to people 40+ who have an …

BOOSH Autumn Vacation Care Program.

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The BOOSH Autumn Vacation Care program is out! Lots of fun activities and chances to socialise and participate in physical play out in the fresh air. To book, fill out THIS booking form and email to boosh@banc.org.au. Get in early to avoid disappointment.

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French Bred – Three Piece Suite concert in Blackheath , Sunday March 24 In their first concert series for 2019, string trio Three Piece Suite will present a celebration of French music at Blackheath Presbyterian Church on Sunday March 24th at 4pm with a diverse selection of French born, bred and adopted composers.  Drawing on 500 years of music, Rachel …

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Dear friends, Our emergency food pantry is running low. Do you have any long life milk, cereal (particularly weetbix), pasta, or tinned goods that you could donate to help the people in our community who are struggling to feed themselves and their family? Donations gratefully received at our offices on Gardiner Crescent. Thank you.

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Congratulations to our wonderful Mina Howard – finalist at the Zest Awards for her contribution to the community as a Volunteer.

Carers Support Group EOI.

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Dear friends, BANC is looking to start up a carers support group here in our meeting room on Wednesdays. We are looking for expressions of interest from potential participants, and also for a core group of people who would like to run it. It can either be a formal or informal get together, and we have resources for both types. …

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Dear friends, A volunteer opportunity has opened up at our digital literacy service, Cyber_Shed. The Cyber_Shed introduces over-50s novices to the internet one-to-one, with a focus on social media. Cyber_Shed educates & equips people to stay connected with far-flung family, participate in the broader community & stay safe online. Cyber_Shed relies on volunteers to help with the tutoring of students, …

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*Update. A wonderful woman called Bettina has volunteered her services. What a lovely community we live in. f Dear friends, The Blackheath District Horticultural Society turns 100 in 2020 and one of their members is writing out the history of the society by hand. Is there any lovely soul out there who would be interested in volunteering their typing skills …

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Tickets are selling fast for this wonderful fundraiser for upgrades to the Blackheath Community Hall. Book now and come along to support your local community asset!