Community sector resources
Community Sector News
Community Sector News is the Council's free monthly electronic newsletter for staff and volunteers of local community groups. The newsletter offers information about:
- training and professional development
- grants and funding
- other programs and initiatives
- community profile
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Community training calendar
Every year Council runs free training sessions to build the capacity of local community groups and non-profit organisations.
Port Phillip Volunteer Coordinators Network
The Port Phillip Volunteer Coordinator Network (PPVCN) meets quarterly to discuss all things volunteering. It's an opportunity for volunteer coordinators to offer peer support, share resources, learn from guest speakers and build capacity in the volunteering sector of Port Phillip.
To become a member, please fill out a membership form.
Community Building Enquiries
If you have any general queries, or access or support requirements that will enable your participation in these events, please contact the Grants and Community Building Team:
Visit Online Services
Phone: 03 9209 6777
Interpreters are available upon request.
Community flagpole bookings
A community flagpole is located at each town hall and is available for booking by community members.
The Community Flagpole Scheme Guidelines provide Council and community organisations with guidance on appropriate access and allocation to the community flagpoles:
- Community Flagpole Scheme Guidelines 2021 (PDF 735 KB)
- Community Flagpole Application form (PDF 722 KB)
The flagpoles provide a key opportunity to celebrate and embrace the diversity of the community and to support the strategic directions of the Council Plan.