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Want to enjoy fun day activities with your children this school holidays but on a low budget?
Get Out Of Town is a school holiday excursion program for disadvantaged families. It aims to bring together low income, isolated families and help them to experience exciting, enjoyable holiday outings without the financial stresses usually involved.

Get Out Of Town organises three day activities per term and past trips have included Werribee Zoo, Whittlesea Toboggan/Water Park, Collingwood Children’s Farm, Circus Oz, Puffing Billy and Arthur’s Seat Chairlift and Maze.

Dates: School holidays, 3 day activities per term
Cost: Free, cost of outing covered.

All participants must reside within the City of Port Phillip and have a Centrelink Concession Card.
Enquiries and applications and bookings call Jules on 9645 1476 or 0434 867 479 and or email admin@pmnc.org.au for an application form.

Duration: Cost: Day and time:
TBA FREE school holiday excursion program for
disadvantaged families.
Sat 30th June: Watch AFL Match at MCG

Tuesday 3rd July: Full day of activities! at Gasworks

Tuesday 10th July: Incredibles 2 at Crown Movies

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Venue: Corner Nott and Liardet St Port Melbourne

Port Melbourne Neighbourhood Centre held its biggest event of the year, the Port Melbourne Community Carnival, on 3rd March 2018.

Free attractions on the day included art and craft workshops, live music, face painting, balloons, jumping castle, animal nursery and much more. The Dig In Community Garden hosted a low cost and gourmet sausage sizzle.

We provided locals the opportunity to nominate community members of all ages in the lead up to the event through our “Heart of the Port Awards“. And the winners for 2018:

Young Heart of the Port: Russel Edwards

Older Heart of the Port: Ross and Ramona Headifen, Helen Littlejohn and Mary Kehoe

Special Mention: Rochelle Bell, Michael Hinchcliffe and Ross Mitchell

The Port Melbourne Community Carnival is supported by City of Port Phillip Local Festivals Fund and has been running for the last 12 years. Every year it’s bigger and more popular. We call it “an outdoor mini-festival in the heart of Port Melbourne”, accessible to the whole community, no matter what age, ability or income.

Huge Thank you to our 2018 Sponsors:

Kosdown Printing, Brewsters, Greg Hocking Holdsworth, National Protective Services and National Storage.

The Port Melbourne Community Carnival promotes creativity, active participation, citizenship, and environmental sustainability.

Port Melbourne Neighbourhood Centre organises its Carnival in partnership with many local organisations and performers, and promotes a range of activities including family & children’s activities, arts & crafts, movement, dance, live music and theatre.

Port Melbourne Neighbourhood Centre is a local non-profit, community-based organisation offering a wide variety of courses, activities and volunteering opportunities for the residents of the City of Port Phillip, and other areas.

Please contact us if you are interested in volunteering or helping with Port Melbourne Community Carnival 2018 organization.

Duration: Cost: Day and time:
4 hours  Free Event 3rd March 2018 12-4pm


Venue: Sandridge Trugo Club

Duration: Cost: Day and time:
Weekly  $1 – $2 Tuesdays 9.30 – 11.30 am

154 Liardet Street 
Port Melbourne, Vic, 3207 

(03) 9645 1476