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The Blackheath Area Neighbourhood centre exists to enhance the quality of life of all residents of Blackheath and surrounding areas. Together, our members, volunteers and staff are building a resilient, supportive and active community where everyone is included and no-one is left behind.

Incorporated under the Incorporated Associations Act of 1984 on 27 January 1993, Blackheath Area Neighbourhood Centre Inc. is governed by a Board of local residents who set strategies and policies with the input of our members. All local residents are encouraged to become members and add their views and ideas to our decision-making.
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What We Do

Whether we’re reaching out to people who need a hand, providing creative outlets or delivering practical services, we aim to be the beating heart of our community. You can find a description of each of our many services and events by clicking through from the front page  listing.

We are proud to have successfully delivered funded programs and activities across the Upper Blue Mountains for nearly thirty years. Currently BANC receives funding from the NSW government through the Targeted Early Intervention program and from the Commonwealth Department of Health through the Continuity of Support program. Further grants are accessed as required for specific projects.

  • BANC is registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission (ACNC)
  • BANC is a Public Benevolent Institution endorsed to access Tax, GST and Income Tax exemptions; and is endorsed as a Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR).
  • BANC is a registered NDIS provider; approved provider for Child Care Subsidy; and approved provider through the Australian Children’s Education & Care Quality Authority.