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  • JNC Community Linker Van

    Posted in July, 2019 

    On Wednesday 17 July The Junction Neighbourhood Centre (The JNC) ran a Holiday Funday in South Coogee to introduce the new JNC Community Linker Van. The Van was officially launched by The Hon. Matt Thistlethwaite MP, Member for Kingsford Smith >>>

  • JNC 45 years 45 stories

    Posted in July, 2019 

    Here’s Story 6 in our JNC 45 Years 45 Stories series to celebrate the work of The JNC.  As we celebrate 45 years of working in our communities, we are pleased to be sharing the stories of the experiences of 45 >>>

  • Parenting programs - a new look

    Posted in June, 2019 

    A new perspective for people delivering parenting programs – that’s the purpose of the Parenting Sector Forum facilitated by The Junction Neighbourhood Centre (The JNC) on 26 June at Little Bay from 9.30am to 12.30pm.   “Taking a fresh look: >>>

  • Book Launch

    Posted in June, 2019 

    Secrets revealed! On 6 June 2019, Junction Neighbourhood Centre staff were delighted to attend a book launch. Secrets, a short story collection by the Maroubra Creative Writers Group, was officially launched by Randwick City Councillor Philipa Veitch.  The event was held at >>>

  • Celebrating JNC volunteers

    Posted in May, 2019 

    Without JNC volunteers, The JNC would not exist! 45 years ago, a small group of people from the Maroubra Methodist Church came together to came together to discuss and plan the establishment of a community help group (i.e to volunteer!). >>>

  • Neighbourhood Centre Week 2019

    Posted in May, 2019 

    This week, in conjunction with other neighbourhood centres across NSW, The JNC celebrated Neighbourhood Centre Week 2019. Current research suggests that getting together with other people has a positive impact on both mental and physical health. The Neighbourhood Centre Week >>>

  • JNC playgroups & parent workshops

    Posted in April, 2019 

    At the start of Term 2, 2019 The JNC invites families in the Randwick local government area to join us in our free JNC playgroups and parenting workshops. (There are some eligibility requirements – please phone us on 9349 8200 >>>

  • Harmony Day 2019 at The JNC

    Posted in March, 2019 

    Harmony Day 2019 provided an opportunity for The JNC to celebrate the diversity of our community. The last census in June 2016 showed 28.5% of people living in Australia were born overseas – here are the top ten overseas countries >>>

  • International Women's Day & The JNC

    Posted in March, 2019 

    International Women’s Day message from The JNC’s Aboriginal Community Support Worker International Women’s Day is here and I think about the strong Aboriginal Women whom I meet when they come into The Junction Neighbourhood Centre at Maroubra. Our Local Aboriginal and >>>

  • Families welcome at The JNC

    Posted in March, 2019 

    At The Junction Neighbourhood Centre (many know us as The JNC), we focus on families. We believe that everyone in the community deserves the chance to make connections with other people, grow their skills, and access support. What does this >>>