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Oakhill Food Justice Farm Internships

Oakhill Food Justice Farm Internships

Our friends at the Oakhill Food Justice Farm are delighted to offer four short-term internships at their site in Tyler St, Preston, commencing Monday 30th May. These will run for four weeks, and involve 16 hours in total, consisting of eight two-hour sessions, two each week (Monday and Wednesday). Interns will receive an hourly stipend […]

Repair Cafe Coming Your Way!

Repair Cafe Coming Your Way!

As part of the Span RRR Hub project, we are bringing you the next Repair Cafe event in partnership with Transition Darebin. If you have small electrical, clothing or jewellery items lurking broken and unused at home this is for you! Volunteer fixers will assess your items and work their magic to bring them back […]

Ever thought of becoming a Foster Carer?

Ever thought of becoming a Foster Carer?

If you have ever thought of becoming a Foster Carer, now might just be the time. Victoria is in desperate need to assist children & youth find a safe place to stay. Anglicare hosts monthly information sessions for people interested in learning more about Foster Caring. Please refer to the flyer below. Anglicare Victoria is […]

Oakhill Food Justice Farm

Yesterday the Good Bugs Garden Group paid a visit to Gemma @oakhillfoodjusticefarm in Preston. Many hands make light work as they weeded, pruned and assisted in fixing the irrigation system. If you have some spare time & are interested in getting involved in a community farm, it’s well worth the visit.

Span now retails “Friends of Baucau” Cof

Span now retails “Friends of Baucau” Coffee

Span is thrilled to have partnered with Friends of Baucau to be a retail outlet for their coffee (and our staff can happily endorse the product – 5 Star Rating) Friends of Baucau organic Arabica single source coffee beans come from village farms via Cooperativa Cafe Timor, and are processed and packaged in Thornbury by […]

Qi Gong Plus for Connection & Wellbeing

Qi Gong Plus for connection & wellbeing Calling for volunteers to participate in a free 6-week online program. Qi Gong is a form of gentle mindful movement with a range of health benefits. Watch a short demonstration showing Qi Gong movements. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1t66Pg5xmLc Span Community House is collaborating with researchers from RMIT University to try out […]

Kaleidoscopic Upcycling Exhibition @ Gli...

**Kaleidoscopic Upcycling Exhibition @ Glimpse Art Space** 273 High Street, Northcote (near the intersection with Mitchell Street) Saturday 30 April to Friday 20 May 2022 You can view this free exhibition at any time, 24/7 This body of work has been created by Art for All Abilities, a truly inclusive art program running out of […]

World Bee Day – 20 May 2022

WORLD BEE DAY – 20 MAY 2022 World Bee Day is on 20 May and to celebrate, Council will be stocking our Seed Libraries with a special ‘For the Love of Bees’ seed mix from local Queen bee, Katrina Forstner from Buzz and Dig. This open pollinated bee mix has been specially collected to provide […]

Community Lunch to Celebrate Neighbourho...

Span is thrilled to celebrate “Neighbourhood House Week 2022“ After the past few years we are now able to reflect on what we endured and come together to celebrate what we have! We have an amazing local community that thrives on connection, embraces all things enviromental and sustainable, empowers all to speak freely and be […]

Mother’s Day 2022

Thinking of all those celebrating Mother’s Day. Mother’s Day is a day to be celebrated in so many different ways. A shout out to friends, sisters, aunts, step-mums, dad’s that fulfill both roles and who all step up daily in so many different ways. First time (sleep deprived) mums, others on their journey to becoming […]