Buchan Neighbourhood House….The heart of our community

ph. and fax 51 559 216 or mobile 0427 586 038

Email: buchanbnh@bigpond.com

Hours: Monday to Thursday 10am to 4.30pm. 

We are available during Stage 3 Restrictions by phone and email for support and information.

Appointments can be made with staff to access IT equipment or services.

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Vision: The Buchan Neighbourhood House continues to be a sustainable and viable community hub for the community of Buchan and District.

Mission: To foster the development of a cooperative, sustainable and effective community through the provision of education, communication, support and information.


  • Computer use and access to the internet
  • Printing facilities
  • Meeting and Conference Rooms
  • Referral services
  • Laminating
  • IT help and assistance
  • East Gippsland Shire Outreach support
  • Lap tops available for educational or community use
  • Data Projector and screen hire
  • Scanning facilities
  • Community information and support
  • Governance Assistance
  • Community Tool Library

Drop in for a cuppa and a chat, visit the community garden or join us for community events, information sessions and courses.


Massage with  Sharon Dent.  Sharon will be visiting  Buchan monthly.  Contact Sharon for bookings on 51571541 or 0468387524

The Buchan Neighbourhood House provides the following programs and projects for the community of Buchan, Gelantipy and District

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1. Courses and Classes

Want to develop a website?  Need information about using technology including computers, tablets and mobile devices?  We can help!  Contact the House and make an appointment.

Learn Local courses currently being offered. Read more….

Online courses.  Read more….

2. Community Newsletter.  The Buchan Phoenix 

Buchan Neighbourhood House produces, prints and distributes the community newsletter.  To be added to our mailing list or to place an advert contact info.buchan@gmail.com.  The newsletter can be accessed on this site via posts in the home page.

4. Community Phone Book

Buchan and District has a local phone book that can be purchased at the roadhouse, general store and the neighbourhood House.  We do not add mobile numbers without permission.  Changes to phone numbers or if you would like your number, business or organisation to be added or updated, please contact us.

5. New Residents Welcome Pack

All the local information that you need to know.  Local services, groups, agencies.  A list of all the local medical services and lots more.  Available on this website.

6. Community Website

Buchan Neighbourhood House manages, updates and reviews the Buchan Community Website.  Please contact us for any changes or additions.

7. Community Resilience and Preparedness

We prepare and assist the community with review and distribution of the Community Local Incident Management Plan (LIMP) and booklet.

We manage, prepare and activate the community phone tree

We arrange community preparedness meetings with relevant agencies and community,

8. Events and information sessions

Annual Biggest Morning Tea is held in May

Other Information:

East Gippsland Network of Neighbourhood Houses

Victoria’s Volunteering Portal visit http://volunteer.vic.gov.au/ 

Victorian Governments Contacts and Services Directory. This is a public access site which includes:  Local numbers, addresses, maps for all Victorian Government Regional  offices.  Links to Members of Parliament, Cabinet, Shadow Cabinet which includes  their business contact details as per the Parliamentary Handbook.http://www.vic.gov.au/contactsandservices/directory/ 

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