Photo Gallery


Friendship Festival 2021. 16/05/2021

In celebration and recognition of World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, The Neighbourhood Centre held the Festival of Friendship.

It was a family-friendly day with free entry, live performances, including dance, music, markets stalls selling bespoke crafts and food.

Bathurst Show 2021. 01/05/2021

Neighbour Day 2021! 21/03/2021

In celebration of Neighbour Day, we are showing we care about our community by giving away bikes to some of our clients, Wanphilun (right side) and Sangkamitra (left side).


A BIG thank you to all the participants of our amazing Men Connect Group, that worked hard to fix bikes to be donated and is also supporting the community in many other ways.

Celebrating Harmony Week 2021! 15/03/2021

The Neighbourhood Centre & Bathurst Regional Council have created a collection of 14 posters to celebrate the theme of Harmony Week, Everyone Belongs.

The posters represent our multi-cultural community with groups and families from across the world who now call Bathurst home, including Iran, Iraq, the Philippines, India, Thailand, Brazil, Sri Lanka and China, featuring in the photographic collection.

The posters are on display in The Neighbourhood Centre, Armada Shopping Centre, Bathurst Library, Council’s Civic Centre, Seymour Centre and a number of businesses across the CBD.

World Kindness Day – Scooter Giveaway: 09/12/2020

In November, The Neighbourhood Centre celebrated World Kindness Day, in partnership with

The Rotary Club of Bathurst, by running a promotion where a mobility scooter valued at over $4000 is given away.


The competition’s winner is Richard Webster, 87-years old local, whose daughter Tracey Hicks, told us is usually a very active man but recently had a stroke and now is having mobility difficulties. He still has a busy social life, contributing to his sense of belonging and enjoyment of life. “The mobility scooter would allow me to connect to the community with independence, not having to rely on people to get me to places. I am glad to receive the scooter.”


In the photo L to R rear we have Clara Ferrari and Therese Short (TNC), Chris Bennett (Rotary), Irene Browning (donated scooter), and Chris Morgan-Hunn (Rotary); and foreground winner Richard Webster.

Learner Driver Program: 04/12/2020

Congratulations to Saleha for successfully gaining her P’s through The Neighbourhood Centre’s Learner Driver Program! Click here if you would like to know more about this program:

International Volunteer Day 2020: 03/12/2020

We would like to give a MASSIVE shout out and thank you to Margaret Smith celebrating 45 years of volunteering with The Neighbourhood Centre!

International Volunteer Day 2020: 03/12/2020

Celebrating International Volunteer Day! The Neighbourhood Centre would like to thank all the volunteers who have been with us and contributing themselves to building better communities. We appreciate all your hard work and dedication. Thank you all very much!.

Oberon Service Expo: 26/11/2020

First day of the Bathurst Bike Shed: 04/11/2020

The Bathurst Bike Shed is a recycling scheme, operating under the supervision of Dave Hughes from Renshaw Pedal Project and Men Connect support group.  The aim is to recycle donated bikes that might otherwise go to landfill.  Dave and the Men Connect members volunteer their time to assist the community in:

  • Recycling donated bikes, for people in need
  • Servicing and repairs
  • Hosting workshops and providing Information and/or help to fix your own bicycle

For more information, give us a call on 6332 4866.


We have had the honour of receiving the Central West Volunteer Team of the Year Award for our volunteer Bev Cooney and DCaf (Dementia Cafe). – 24/09/2020

Celebrating One Year of our DCaf Program! – 14/08/2020

Bathurst’s Biggest Cover-Up: 13/08/2020

If you would like to join our campaign to help produce masks which we donate to the vulnerable
in the community, give us a call on 6332 4866.

These cards have been sent out to those in the community who are feeling more socially isolated during this time – 02/06/2020

We would like to say a huge ‘Thank You’ to the beautiful people who have sent in cards of encouragement as part of The Neighbourhood Centre’s “Happy Mail Project”: Jenny’s Kindergarten Bathurst , Nikki Ross Designs, AvePoint, Emily D, Adamya, Amy, Maddy, Karin S and Tracey Hicks.

If you would like to write or create cards of support or be a Pen-Pal, please contact Louise Hickey on: 6332 4866 or write to

National Volunteer Week song – 13/05/2020

Lyrics written by Louise Hickey – TNC Community Activities Officer. Performed by TNC staff. Used music by Jason Mraz “I’m Yours” Used as per Section 106 Exceptions to Copyright Not to be reproduced or shared.

Hope you enjoy, thank you!

Dennis and Charlie volunteering at RFBI Bathurst Masonic Village – 15/04/2020

Dennis is a regular volunteer at RFBI Bathurst Masonic Village – spending up to 6 hours a week volunteering with the residents, taking them out on excursions, chatting and playing Bingo with them.
As he can no longer be in the centre, Dennis brings his pet cockatoo Charlie with him and stands on the outside of the building, as the residents stand inside in line to be entertained by them both!
Give us a call on 6332 4866 to find out more.

Volunteer Expo Bathurst – 19/02/2020

A really big thank you to Bathurst Regional Council, Mayor Bobby Burke, The Hon. Paul Toole and Minister for Better Regulation and Innovation Kevin Anderson for making the Volunteering Expo such a resounding success. 100’s of people attended the expo with over 40 organisations holding stalls. Thank you to everyone who participated in the Volunteer Expo!!

International Volunteer Day 2019 – 5/12/2019

Multicultural Business Connect – 3/12/2019

We are so thrilled to have the Nangkari healers here from ANTAC, helping to heal the people of our region – 31/10/2019

D CAF – 16/10/2019

National Student Volunteer Week 2019 – 15/08/2019

Successful launch of D CAF – 14/08/2019

Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea 2019 – 05/06/2019

Winners of our Neighbourhood Centre Week photo competition – 03/06/2019

Bathurst Family Fun Day 2019 – 18/05/2019

Neighbourhood Centre Week 2019 – 09/05/2019

Harmony Day 2019 – 25/05/2019

Multicultural Storytelling Festival – 22/03/2019

International Volunteer Day 2018 – 05/12/2019

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Mayoral Reception – 27/11/2018

Welcoming 65 new residents to the Bathurst region at the Welcome Wagon Mayoral Reception, 27th November 2018.

Welcome Wagon
Welcome Wagon

Mayoral Reception 2018

Welcoming 65 new residents to the Bathurst region at the Welcome Wagon Mayoral Reception, 27th November 2018.

AGM 2018
AGM 2018
AGM 2018
AGM 2018

Volunteer of the Year awards 2018

Learner Driver Program

Learner Driver Program – Volunteer Team of the Year award winners!

Form Help Volunteer, Katherine

Form Help Volunteer, Katherine

Front desk volunteers

Some of our wonderful front desk volunteers
Left to Right – Jeannette, Maree, Sue, Joy, Jane & Nadene

Service Team

Service Team – Some of our wonderful staff
Left to Right – Therese, Rebecca, Karen, Anna, Deb, Noorjehan & Adam.

Our afternoon tea for our volunteers for National Volunteer Week – 22/05/2018

National Volunteer Week 2018
National Volunteer Week 2018
National Volunteer Week 2018
National Volunteer Week 2018
National Volunteer Week 2018
National Volunteer Week 2018

Bathurst Family Fun Day – 19/05/2018

Bathurst Family Fun Day
Bathurst Family Fun Day
Bathurst Family Fun Day
Bathurst Family Fun Day
Bathurst Family Fun Day

Neighbourhood Centre Week: 30 April – 6th May 2018

Neighbourhood Centre Week

Seniors Week – 09/04/2018

Seniors Week

International Women’s Day – 08/03/2018

International Women’s Day
International Women’s Day
International Women’s Day

International Volunteer Day – 05/12/2017

International Volunteer Day
International Volunteer Day

International Volunteer Managers Day – 05/11/2017

International Volunteer Managers Day

Grand Opening Welcome Room – 28/02/2017

Grand Opening Welcome Room
Grand Opening Welcome Room
Grand Opening Welcome Room