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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Due to the recent increase in COVID19 community transmissions, and the resulting Stage 3 lockdown  across metropolitan Melbourne, SPCC will remain closed face to face general public contact until 17 August at the earliest.  read more here.


Port Phillip Welcomers

Port Phillip Welcomers program connects volunteers with Port Phillip residents who are socially isolated due to the impacts of COVID19. Our Welcomers will provide friendly social contact and engagement, general information and referral services via telephone/video, connecting with isolated Port Phillip residents who are at home and without support during the COVID19 pandemic. SPCC is partnering with SHIP and Port Melbourne Rotary on this important initiative and would like to thank them and the Port Philip Council for their support during these challenging times. For more information please click HERE.

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People


Meet our dedicated team of teachers and staff members.

Kate Kelly

Manager

I have been the Manager of SouthPort Community Centre (formerly Port Melbourne Neighbourhood Centre) since 2005 and I am very proud of the work we have done to help build community over the past decade…

Karen McKnight

ARCS & Moving On Up Coordinator

Karen is a writer, performer, editor and small press publisher who has worked as a trainer, mentor, and workshop facilitator for many organisations…

Myf Powell

Performance & Song

Myf has taught both secondary and tertiary drama and theatre studies in Melbourne and the UK. She has written, performed…

Brian Hanlon

Waterfront & Volunteer Programs Coordinator

I have a passion for helping and guiding people and this role allows me to do that…

Testimonials

I enjoyed my time at PMNC (now SPCC) completing the ARCS Applied Reception Customer Service course, learning skills to become a receptionist. It greatly suited me when I was looking for a job and to change into a new customer service industry. I managed to succeed in my search for a job in a call centre. I am happy to have found a workplace that supports my needs and allows me to put into practice what I learned at PMNC. I highly recommend anyone who wants positive change in their lives to enrol at PMNC. You’ll be glad you did!
Nicola