Vote for a new community centre!

Feb 18, 2021Latest News

Did you know that North Richmond community groups and locals do not currently have adequate facilities to come together for activities and events?


To address this problem, we have partnered with Richmond West Primary School to plan the development of a new Community Centre for our local area. This multi-purpose facility would be used by Richmond community members to hold large activities or events that promote health and wellbeing. As an example, the Richmond West Primary School could utilise the Centre to host an event where the whole school community could gather in a space that is large enough for everyone to meet at once.


How you can help

The first step to building a new centre is creating a business plan. You can help us fund this business plan by voting for the ‘Community Centre Planning Project’ in the North Richmond Precinct Community Projects Fund. Click here to vote today.

You can vote for up to ten projects – our plan is just one of many ideas arising from the government’s North Richmond Precinct Community Projects Fund that will make our community a better place to live, work and visit. For example, our friends at Sisters in the Hood will hold an inclusive Festival of Women to celebrate the contribution women make, as individuals, family members and participants, in the local and broader community.

So what are you waiting for? Click here to vote.

Vote in person

Richmond West Primary School Tuesday 23 February 2021 3:00pm-4:00pm

Health Concierge Tent (106 Elizabeth St) Wednesday 24 February 2021 10:00am-11:00am

Health Concierge Tent (106 Elizabeth St) Thursday 25 February 2021 12:30pm-1:30pm

Health Concierge Tent (106 Elizabeth St) Sunday 28 February 2021 1:30pm – 2:30pm

Butler Street Park Monday 1 March 2021 5:00pm-6:00pm

Twilight Market (BANH, Belgium Avenue) Wednesday 3 March 2021 3:30pm-6:00pm

Gathering Place Belgium Avenue Sunday 7 March 2021 1:30pm-2:30pm


Benefits of the new Community Centre:

  • Enable North Richmond Community Health and Richmond West Primary to help organise activities that will improve local amenity
  • Increase participation in community life
  • Provide additional employment opportunities within the precinct
  • Increase community support for the North Richmond precinct


We propose building the Centre on the vacant space between North Richmond Community Health, Richmond West Primary School and the multi-story car park.

This is your chance to decide what projects will make North Richmond a better place to live and work so make sure you vote here before 7 March 2021.

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