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Social Support Groups

Arts, Crafts and Exercise groups

Doveton Junior Chefs After School Program

Computer Courses

MYOB Courses

Adult Education Programs

Community Bus Hire

Community Garden

Training and Computer Room Hire

Venue Hire: Oak Avenue - The Dove - Rowan Park

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Organization of Doveton Neighbourhood Learning Centre

Management Committee


Paula Correia

Vision and Mission


A socially and culturally inclusive centre where people feel welcome, supported and able to reach their full potential.

Connect, Grow, Learn


To offer a range of accessible courses, classes and activities that are responsive to community needs, relevant to adult education and that enhance skills and developmental opportunities for lifelong learning.

Key Achievements

Since its inception in 1976, Doveton Neighbourhood Learning Centre Inc (DNLC) has proudly:

  • Steadily grown and developed into a vibrant, welcoming and well utilized community asset
  • Established a Planned Activity Group for the aged and people with disabilities
  • Established a strong and viable volunteer program
  • Purchased a community bus
  • Established a successful I.T facility
  • Established an Occasional childcare facility, operating with a DHS restricted license (Closed in June 2009)
  • Formed partnerships with local disability services
  • Built a strong partnership with Doveton Eumemmerring Neighbourhood Renewal program
  • Provided a unique and wide range of programs and activities for people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities
  • Continued relations with the Casey Cluster of Community Houses and Learning Centres
  • Attracted funding from a wide range of sources including:
    • Department of Health
    • Department of Education and Early Childhood Development
    • Department of Human Services
    • City of Casey


The future of DNLC depends on continued relationships with members, stakeholders, community involvement and partnerships.

DNLC Membership

Become a member of DNLC for an annual fee of $2 single or $5 family.

Membership Entitlements include:

  • Discount on Course Fees
  • Free internet use
  • 1/2 price admin services
  • Quarterly newsletter
  • Voting rights at AGM
  • Invitation to special events