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Portarlington Neighbourhood House is OPEN. 

The Term 2 Activity Program runs from Monday 24 April to Friday 23 June 2023.

PNH will be closed from Wednesday 7 June to Friday 16 June due to the National Celtic Festival 2023, in Parks Hall, Portarlington. Bayview Room unavailable from Monday 5 June to Friday 16 June.

Notice to Members

Committee conducted an extensive member consultation regarding CoGG’s Portarlington Community Infrastructure Scoping Study draft report – community engagement phase 2.

Go to Understanding Community Facilities and Services in Portarlington | Have Your Say ( to read the CoGG’s draft report.

Go HERE to read the final PNH submission to CoGG, submitted on 9th December 2022.

Thank you to the many, many members who contributed to PNH’s submission.

Committee will keep you informed as this work progresses.



Proof of vaccination and QR code check-in are no longer required for entry.

Masks are not required, however patrons and staff are welcome to wear masks if they prefer.  Masks are still strongly recommended where social distancing is not possible. If you test positive to Covid-19, you are still required to isolate for 5 days.


Please find PNH current Social Events Calendar on our Activities page under Events & Tours.



Portarlington Neighbourhood House (PNH) warmly welcomes people of all ages from Postcode 3223 and beyond. 

Our mission is "to provide opportunity for learning, and social and community connection". 

We aim to provide activities and events to meet the needs of our more than 700 members.

Our vision is "active and vibrant participation in the community".

We intend to achieve this through partnerships with other community groups and providing a program that meets community needs, for people of all ages.

We are always looking for new and paid volunteer facilitators to deliver our program - for short courses and ongoing activities - to keep our program fresh and diverse.

Membership for 2023 is $10.00 per annum. Activities are from $4.00 per session.


We offer a wide range of:

  1. activities to connect you to others with similar interests;
  2. tutored classes to help you learn; and
  3. events that reach out into the community.

Our Program Manager is Rob Sztogryn. The volunteer Committee of Management is responsible for governance of operations, strategic performance and compliance.

During terms the office will be open from 10.00am to 3.00pm Monday to Thursday and 10.00am to 12.30pm Friday. 

Covid-19 Updates

PNH will always endeavour to keep you safe and follows all advice issued by Dept. of Health & Human Services and/or the City of Greater Geelong.



Getting There

We are located at Parks Hall, 87 Newcombe Street in W.G. Little Reserve, the park across from the main shopping strip in Portarlington.

Parking is on Newcombe Street (limited disabled parking).

Route 60: Bus stop located 100 metres away.

PNH leases the Parks Hall premises from the City of Greater Geelong. Funding is received from various sources including the State Government (DHHS) and various grants are applied for throughout the year.

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