COMMUNITY CENTRES
Annandale Community Centre                            Customer Service Centre - 4727 9000
PO Box 1268 TOWNSVILLE QLD 4810
Community drop-in centre and Computer Space - computers available for residents to book (hour long sessions) with Internet access, on-line library services and information data bases. Meeting place for various groups: playgroups, Parmely Dojang Taekwondo, yoga and pilates classes, Tai Chi, Fit Edge Rehab & Training, Neighbourhood Watch, drama classes, Townsville Early Holden Car Club, Society for Growing Australian Plants, Weight Watchers, religious groups, Creative Memories, quilt making, Japanese Club Diva Cosmetics. Hall available for hire. Organisation exchange student workshop

North Townsville Community Hub Inc               4751 6511
52 Palm Drive Deeragun 4818
Variety of activities & groups including: Mobile Playgroup (with courtesy bus), Emergency Relief Distribution, over 50's group, hoy evenings, Centrelink Access Point - on-line services, resource information, counselling and referral, publication of monthly magazine supported by local advertising, facilities available for Hire, Seconds Shop, QCWA craft group, line dancing group, use of fax , laminating and photocopying, craft, social/health group, women's groups, Some assistance available in filling out straightforward tax returns. Facilities for hire
Good Shepherd Community Centre                        4723 9844
Allambie Lane Rasmussen 4815
Community Hall used by various community groups.      
Heatley Community Centre                                       Customer Service Centre - 4727 9000
Cnr Fulham Rd & Lindeman Ave Heatley 4812
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mmunity drop-in centre and Computer Space - computers available for residents to book (hour long sessions) with Internet access, on-line library services and information data bases. Meeting place for various groups: Indigenous Youth Group, Hanna's Hatha Yoga, Silat Perisai Martial Arts, linedancing, Multiple Birth Associaiton, Shady Babes, dance classes of various styles, Barrier Reef Cloggers (separate entry), Sun City Square Dancers (separate entry), Neighbourhood Watch, Tokelau Cultural Society, religious groups. Community hall available for hire.
Lavarack Barracks Family Centre                                    4771 1741
Building 501 Lavarack Barracks, University Drive Annandale 4814
Open to all defence personnel and their families. Staffed by army personnel commited to enrinching opportunities for defence families through building relationships that will enhance operational effectiveness. Provides structured and spontaneous social events.

Magnetic Island Community Development Assoc Inc        4758 1125
PO Box 133 MAGNETIC ISLAND QLD 4819
Magnetic Island's overarching community association. Runs own projects and acts as auspicing body for third parties. Activities include: Clean up Australia, trivia nights, cultural festival, junior art, junior drama, open gardens.
Oonoonba Community Hall                                          Customer Service Centre - 4727 9000
Community Hall: 2 Shannon St Oonoonba 4811
Community drop-in centre plus a variety of groups meet at the Centre - Qld Guide Dogs, Rhee Taikwondo, Desert Queen Belly Dancing, Classical Hatha Yoga, Samoa Group, Creative Memories (album making classes) U3A, religious groups. Community hall available to hire.
Railway Estate Community Centre                               Customer Service Centre - 4727 9000
Community Centre Hall: 23 First St Railway Estate 4810
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Community drop-in centre and computer space - computers available for residents to book hour long sessions with Internet access, on-line library services and information data bases.
- Meeting place for various groups: Senior Citizens, Townsville Toy Library (see separate entry), Seniors Citizens, Centacare Parenting Groups, Tai Chi, Queensland Injectors Health Network, religious groups, playgroups, Japan Karate (separate entry), Community Health Sunshine Group, Spotties Patchwork Group, National Seniors Association, Filipino Association, Creative Memories.
Riverside Gardens Community Centre                   Customer Service Centre - 4727 9000
Community Centre Hall: Riverside Bvd Douglas 4814
Community drop-in centre and computer space - Internet access, on-line library and information services. Meeting place for various groups. Meeting room.
Rupertswood Sporting & Progress Association Inc Community Hall         4788 8364
Progress Rd Rupertswood 4817
Association manages the community hall and aims to provide social and sporting functions for residents. Grounds have 2 tennis courts, volley ball court, BBQ facilities and tennis shed. Adjacent to council park with swings and 1/2 basketball court. Functions/activities include playgroup, horse club, anglers club, rural fire brigade, martial arts, scouts and tennis club. Contacts below:
Rural Fire Brigade - Tony Longson 4788 8380, tlongson@bigpond.com.
Martial Arts - Stan and Gail Nolte 0409 894 086, blkbelts@bigpong.net.au.
Scouts - Maxine Edwards 4788 8117, missplaced@hotmail.com.
Tennis club - male and female - Linda McNamara 4788 8408, mcnamara_linda@hotmail.com, Syd Batt 4788 8170, battman@bigpond.com.
Anglers - Ken Bowrey 4788 8045, bowreykw@ozemail.com.au.
Horse club - David Jusseaume 4788 8373, helen.jusseaume@jcu.edu.au.
Social tennis tournaments.
Free bi-monthly newsletter.
Ryan Community Centre                                                4723 9844
Morindo Dr Kirwan 4817
Community Hall with meeting rooms used by various community groups eg volunteer groups, government groups for forums, community groups, school groups, senior citizens groups
St Patrick's Community Centre                                        4771 4461
Community Centre: 41 Nelson St South Townsville 4810
Managed by the Sacred Heart Cathedral Parish groups, available for community use
St Paul's Family Support Centre                                   0403 965 635
40 Townsend St Mysterton 4812
- Clothes Exchange: swap a piece of clothing for one of ours (large range). Open Wed & Sun 11am - 12noon
- Toy Library: free membership, wide range, 0 - 7 years of age. Open 1st & 3rd Wednesday & following Sundays each month 11am - 12noon
- Playgroup: free membership, 9.30am - 11am, 1st & 3rd Wednesday of each month
- Community Building: family days
- Education Classes: Christian parenting, protective behaviours
- Operation Baby Basket: large starter kits for new Mums distributed at Townsville Hospital by social workers.
- Community information, parenting infoboards.
St Teresa Community Centre                                          4728 2412
67 Lonerganne St GARBUTT QLD 4814
- Houses Aboriginal & Islander Catholic Council
- Available to other groups- Helps Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander communities in cultural, spiritual & economic needs wherever possible.
-Liaises between community & church

- Hospital & church visits
Townsville West Community Centre Inc                             4779 7268
15 Lonerganne St Mysterton4814
The Centre offers a range of activities and programs for residents of Garbutt and surrounding areas and produces the local newspaper 'Message Stick'.
It provides
- individual support for people within the Townsville West area
- information sessions on a wide range of topics
- encouragement to government and non-government agencies to participate in information sessions at the centre
- space for activities and groups within the area
- disability recreation such as crafts, sitting dances, discos
- a wide range of resources and meeting room areas
- asistance for playgroups to continue working within the community
- school holiday programs and
- some assistance in filling out straightforward Tax Returns
Tropical North Family Centre Inc                                       4752 1149
323 ABW RAAF Base Townsville 4810
Offers support for new defence personnel however is open to everyone (not restricted to defence personnel).
- Playgroup: 9.30am - 11.30am Mon,Tue,Thur,Fri
- Pilates- Craft Group: 9.30am - 12.30pm Wed (children welcome), 7pm - 10.30pm (no children)
- Dance move, sing: 10am - 10.45am Thur
- Computer access
Twin Rivers Progress Association (TRIPA)                          4789 3766
Kelso Centre 1326 Riverway Dr KELSO QLD 4815
The following are available at the Centre:
- Microsoft unlimited potential computer club
- referral base for Smith Family
- Burilda Indigenous playgroup
- parent & carer employment & training project
- family wellbeing
- Riverway Youth (Leanne Burgess, coord)
- community playgroup
- 'Let's Read' program
- learning & engagement centre - 'Strong Start'
- hall for hire.
Upper Ross Community Centre                                            4774 0144
1143 Riverway Drive RASMUSSEN QLD 4815
Provides a community development program offering support to families and individuals through group activities, community education and community development.
Support/Interest groups include: craft group, walking group, slimmers group, go-getters group, seniors group, playgroup (groups vary from time to time).
Other services:
- information and referral services including bi-monthly newsletter
- Community Legal Service
- crisis counselling
- office services - photocopying, laminating, resumes, computer and Internet access
- computer, sign language and first aid courses
- use of rooms for community meetings/education on a needs basis
- volunteer program
- some assistance available in filling out straightforward Tax Returns
- signed English classes (10 week courses)
- monthly community markets, community open day, Carols by Candlelight
- provides a drop off site for your Government glasses prescription
- Well Women's health check clinic - 3rd Monday of each month
- community garden
- Qld Health Child Health Services: 9.30am - 12.30pm Thursdays
- social cards: 9am - 12noon Thursdays
- midwife clinic: Wednesdays and Thursdays
Wulguru Community Centre                                                    Customer Service Centre - 4727 9000
Community Centre Hall: 14 Edison Street Wulguru 4811
Community drop-in centre and meeting place for a number of community groups:
- Mobile Library
- Twin Cities Hapkido Academy
- dance classes in various styles
- Burdekin Electoral Office
- Sun City Cloggers (separate entry)
- South Pacific Taekwondo (separate entry)
- Senior Citizens
- Neighbourhood Watch
- linedancing
- Brownies/Guides (separate entry) plus more
- Twin Cities Games Exchange
Hall available for hire.
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