Join us in celebrating the year that was as we embrace our community's rich and vibrant cultural diversity. 

Funded by Merri-bek City Council - Keeping us Covid Safe.

Sussex is hosting an end of year celebration, open and free to all locals from 3pm to 6pm on Friday the 9th of December.

As we look back on the year we've had, we do so with reverence and gratitude, deeply thankful for the support of the community. In this, we wish to rejoice altogether through food, music, and art, as we honour the accomplishments of our participants. The afternoon celebration will include:

Meet us in the hub at 7 Prospect Street, Pascoe Vale!

Friday 9 December, 3pm-6pm

Don't forget to RSVP by 2 December for catering purposes:
03 9354 2210



Short course: Introduction to Community Services and Youth Work

Are you passionate about the community and helping others? Considered work or study in the community sector?

This course provides an overview of the skills needed for a career in Community Services and Youth Services, as well Aged Care and Allied Health, Disability, Individual Support, Early Childhood. The class introduces the key concepts and skills expected of workers across these fields, with many transferable skills applicable to many different roles and fields. It's an ideal short course for young people passionate about helping the community and getting involved in community or youth work, but is suitable for all ages and abilities.

Students will learn what a day on the job looks like in this sector, and will gain an understanding of pathways into these jobs via TAFE or otherwise. Students will also practice developing fundamental knowledge and skills, for example:

There will be a worksite visit as well as a presentation and Q&A from a guest speaker with experience in the sector. This course is ideal for students with an interest in the community services sector who would like to learn more about pathways and options before committing to further study or training. Completion of the course will also equip you with the necessary knowledge to directly apply for entry-level work in the field.

Pathways include:

Click here to register

Sussex Neighbourhood House and RMIT University are proud to present "Let's Shoot" - a screen and media workshop, free for school leavers aged 19+

Join us over two days and locations and develop hands-on skills and theory for working in TV and film. This capacity building program is perfect for meeting like-minded people and connecting with industry experts.

Open to all levels of experience, "Let's Shoot" is free for aspiring directors, producers, cinematographers and every TV or filmmaking discipline in between.


At Sussex Neighbourhood House you'll cover filmmaking theory and camerawork techniques for working on a TV or film set. It'll also cover the concepts of pre-production, lighting, sound design and editing considerations.


At RMIT University you'll gain hands-on experience with genuine industry standard cameras, lighting and sound equipment for TV and film. Participants will have the opportunity to film their own program and try stage managing, doing the camera work, controlling lighting, and even being on film themselves.

To register, CLICK HERE.

Learn how to use 3D animation software to create your own computer generated graphics in our new 1-day course.

Saturday 29 October, 12PM

Create story-boards and concept art in the pre-production phase, finished image renders and short animation sequences in the principal photography/production phase, and follow up with edited/composited images/videos in the post-production phase.


It's almost school holiday time!

Sussex is running programs for school kids to stay active, social and entertained through the Term 3 holidays.

Spaces are limited so please follow the links below to book your spot!

Tuesday 2/09: 

Wednesday 21/09:

Monday 26/09: 

Tuesday 27/09: 

Thursday 29/09: 

Friday 30/09: 

As part of Victorian Youth Fest 2022, Sussex Neighbourhood House will be hosting a free one-day youth leadership forum for local young leaders to meet, discuss, and have their voice heard on issues that matter to them.

This year’s theme will be ‘A Fair Go at School’. Young people will be invited to share their experiences of inequality and disadvantage at secondary school and work together to propose solutions.

All young people from 12 – 25 are welcome: it doesn’t matter if you just started high school or you finished a few years ago. Ideal for young leaders looking for an opportunity to build their leadership skills while meeting other young people in the community.

Guest speakers from local youth organisations will be in attendance.

As with last year, our findings from the event (which you can read here) will be submitted to the Department of Education for consideration.

The Home Educators Social Group is for kids aged 12+ where they can socialise and play together in Sussex's video games room - equipped with PCs, Xbox's, and Nintendo Switch games to enjoy together.

Parents are invited to come along and get to know other local families over a cup of tea or coffee.

Hosted onsite at Sussex Neighbourhood House.

Wednesday 31 August from 12:30PM.

Register here.

Saluti to our older Italian residents of Moreland!

Come along for a FREE pizza lunch with coffee and cake as you enjoy music from the Gruppo Culturale Italiano choir and an Italian 2-piece band.

Friday 2nd September ~ 12:30pm - 3:30pm

Also onsite is a FREE Covid-19 booster clinic for those interested, open 11am to 3:30pm.

RSVP to 03 9354 2210 for the lunch.

Book your booster HERE.

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