Network of Community Activities (NOSHSA Secretariat)
Address: Bullecourt Walk, 456B Harris St, Ultimo 2007
Phone: (02) 9212 3244
Meetings: OOSH Reference group meets twice a term
Northern Territory Out of School Hours Care Association Inc (NT OSHCA)
Postal Address: 31 Manunda Terrace, Karama NT 0812
The OSHC Victoria Sub-Committee meets bi-monthly at CCC
Delegates for each State and Territory are appointed by their State/Territory Association. Each State and Territory can appoint a maximum of 2 delegates, however they hold only one vote per State/Territory.
Role of Delegate
- To represent the interests of the OSHC sector at a National level on behalf of their State/ territory Association. The delegate is not the member of NOSHSA, the state/ territory association is the member.
- To provide a timely response to emails and issues arising for NOSHSA or to arrange consultation on the issue using the Network email links to members.
- The delegate is responsible for reflecting the diversity of views across states and territories or the consensus of opinion when representing NOSHSA.
The position is voluntary and the delegates must commit to reading and commenting on NOSHSA emails or relevant documents and maintaining a working knowledge of issues affecting the sector, particularly in their own State or territory
Criteria for selection of a delegate is based on the delegate’s ability to undertake represent their Associations views at a National level, to have a broad understanding of national and state issues for the sector, a working knowledge of an respect for all Australian Children’s Services, an understanding of the political process, excellent presentation skills (both verbal and written) and experience in lobbying through participation in delegations and media. There should also be no possible perceived conflict of interest with the role of delegate and other roles the individual performs in their work or private life.
Join your State/Territory Association
With you as a member, the lobbying power of NOSHSA increases dramatically. Together, our membership can change policy. This is our combined strength.
How can you make the difference?
- Be a part of this Australia wide organization by joining your State/ Terrritory OSHC Association now.
- Attend meetings and network with colleagues.
- Pass on your views to your Association so your concerns can be heard and acted upon.