Community First

“I strongly believe in constant community involvement because it is the foundation for a healthy society. When people are part of the decision making process there is a sense of pride and ownership, we are better able to work together to promote fairness and inclusion.”–Yvette Berry MLA

Local Belconnen community groups to get involved with and support


Ginninderra Catchment Group An incorporated umbrella group of community volunteers working in the water catchment of the Ginninderra Creek.
Positive Links A group for people who have had a stroke or other life changing experience which has left them with a physical disability.
Equality Rights Alliance Australia’s largest network advocating for women’s equality, women’s leadership and recognition of women’s diversity.
Destroy the Joint

A community campaign group who are working to prevent sexism in Australian discourse.  

People with Disabilities ACT

A group that represents, promotes and supports the collective interests of people with disabilities. 

Belconnen’s Artist Network

A group that provides a professional and social network for artists.  

Belconnen’s Women’s Group

A social group for women over 40.  

Belconnen Volleyball Club

One of the largest and most successful volleyball clubs in the territory.

Belconnen Senior Citizens Club 

A club that provides a range of interesting activities for seniors.

Belconnen Community Council

Keep up to date with events and current affairs in Belconnen.

Youth Coalition of the ACT

The peak youth affairs body in the Australian Capital Territory. Represents the interests of people aged between 12 and 25 years of age.

Ginninderra Toastmasters Club

Toastmasters learn to improve communication and leadership skills from their peers through evaluation and practice in a friendly, fun environment.

Ginninderra Swim Club

A club dedicated to helping swimmers achieve their goals and potential.