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National Child Protection Week – LDC

At the Riverwood Community Centre the safety of all children is our number one priority. So, this week, as part of National Child Protection Week, the long day care educators have been encouraging the children to think about the people they trust and who make them feel safe and loved. One of the activities around […]


The children at the RCC OOSHC and the Long Day Care have spent today talking about the importance of checking in on friends, knowing what to say is someone says that they are not okay, and understanding that they can ask for help whenever they need it. If you or someone you know is struggling, […]

R U OK?Day

2020 has been a challenging year for everyone, making it even more important for us all to stay connected and, for those who are able, to be willing to support those around us. R U OK?Day acts as a reminder to ask, “Are you Ok?” if someone in your life is struggling. However, it’s important […]

National Child Protection Week 2020

National Child Protection Week has come around again, with this year’s theme being ‘putting children first’. Putting children first means prioritising the safety and wellbeing of children. To grow up well children need to feel safe and loved, have a chance to play and explore, have a say in decisions that affect them, and access […]

Long Day Care

Spring has sprung! Which, for the RCC Long Day Care, means more time to play and explore outside in the sunshine! The Long Day Care also currently has places available for children up to the age of five. The Centre operates Monday to Friday between 7 am and 6 pm and has a team of […]

Coming Together

Although 2020 has presented us all with an array of challenges, it has also given us the opportunity to reflect on what is really important – such as community. When we come together, we can achieve amazing things, which has been evident in so many ways here at the Riverwood Community Centre. There are so […]

Thank you Gardeners

Last week we had a small but lovely socially distanced morning tea at the community garden, with 18 gardeners attending. We wanted to say “thank you” to our lovely gardeners who have been working with us to keep the garden open in these uncertain times, and to celebrate our garden tidy up funded by the […]

Community Garden

The Riverwood Community Garden has had a facelift! Communal plots went from an overgrown jungle to beautifully mulched beds of potential thanks to funding from City of Canterbury Bankstown and the hard work of our local garden contractor Sukhwinder Singh. You’ll see staff down there a couple of times a week, weeding and keeping it […]

RCC Group Activities

A number of modified group activities have been able to resume at RCC with reduced numbers and strict protocols to keep everyone safe. These services include: Youth drop-in services with a new booking procedure Community Choir held every Wednesday The Community Garden Small Aged Services social groups Long day care, OOSH and School Holiday Vacation […]

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