27 Olympic Street Girgarre Vic 3624 / PO Box 35

Opening Hours

Mon-Thur 10am - 3pm

+613 5854 6482

Kezia Talbot

Cottage Co-ordinator

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ABOUT US

 

The Girgarre Community Cottage (GCC) is a safe space that has been providing fun, laughter, friendship and learning for 30 years and is looking forward to the next 30 and more! Join classes, learn skills & access holiday activities.

OUR MISSION

The Community Centre exists to help, support and encourage people of this rural area to enrich their lives by developing friendships and new learning skills.

OUR CHILD SAFE COMMITMENT

 

GCC are committed to creating an environment for children and young people to be safe and feel safe. We commit to using best practice standards in the recruitment, screening, and employment of GCC employees and volunteers so they will not harm, abuse or exploit children and young people who are involved in our programs, services and facilities. 

HOW YOU CAN HELP

If you would like to help out at the Cottage, raise funds for worthy causes, teach a class, or be on our Committee of Management, please drop in and see Kezia to find out more. Your commitment can be short or long-term, whatever suits you!

 

Come in and join us; you’ll be glad you did!

Including mobility and nursery/baby related items at affordable rates

Toiletries, old phones, spectacles, bras & overseas aid items - please enquire

Access Campaspe Regional Library Services books, magazines & DVD's.

Book Swap also available.

Hire our utilities room for meetings or training ~

Book use of the Girgarre Community Vehicle

Receive assistance with shire, community or personal issues

FREE use of computers, Wifi & internet PLUS training & assistance if required

Access to print, fax & copy services at a small fee for personal/business use

Take a variety of training courses in a safe and supportive environment

Assist to prepare community meals and access

Foodshare packages

UKELELE MATES (GUM)

This fun group comes together and fills the area with beautiful music. 

The group is suited to both new and experienced players of ukulele and would love to include you in their next get together. GUM also supports the running of the community car

 

WHEN: 1st & 3rd Wed 1.30pm

CONTACT

Lyn +613 5859 0297

GREEN THUMBS NURSERY

If you have a passion for plants we would love you to drop in on Sale Days. Green Thumbs also sell Biomix, available at Girgarre Market.

 

WHEN: Mon & Wed 10am - 1pm

CONTACT

Lorraine 0438 546 237

SENIORS GROUP

 

All Seniors welcome. Activities include in-house games & puzzles.

WHEN: Tue 10.45am - 2.pm

Join them for lunch on the 1st Tue of the month, then fortnightly.

 

Guest speakers, music & cultural excursions, bowling, movies and eatery outings are also facilitated.

CONTACT

+613 5854 6482

WORDS ON WHEELS

 

Words on Wheels (WOW) get together for a meal and activities.

WHEN: 3rd Tue evening every month from 6pm

$5 donation towards cost appreciated.

CONTACT

+613 5854 6482

QUILTERS & PATCHWORKERS

Now in their 30th year, the Quilters have around 35 regular members who meet in the Girgarre Memorial Hall Supper Room

WHEN

Every Friday from 9.30am

CONTACT

Nola Marke +613 5854 8226

CARPET BOWLERS

Carpet Bowls is a fun, friendly and accessible activity for all ages.

 

This group meets in the Girgarre Memorial Hall for both casual and competiton Bowls.

CONTACT

Theo George 0428 740 976

PLAYGROUP

​Girgarre Playgroup is free for the community. It is run by the

Community Cottage and held at

the Kindergarten premises. 

 

All preschool children (and their parents) are encouraged to attend.

CONTACT

+613 5854 6482

LINE DANCERS

 

A great social activity that keeps you moving! Held at the Girgarre Memorial Hall. 

WHEN: Thursdays 2pm

$7 cost.

CONTACT

Gloria Atkins 0400 539 778

 

The Girgarre Gazette

~ essential reading for every resident ~ 

is delivered to over 400 people and is published at The Cottage to keep us all up-to-date with all that is happening in our vibrant little town.

The gazette is published electronically on Issuu and is available from the following vendors:

  • Girgarre Post Office

  • Corop Post Office

  • Nanneela Post Office

  • Kyabram Craft Shop

  • Dunstalls Girgarre

  • Stanhope Business Centre & Supermarket

  • Girgarre Community Cottage

​...and on Girgarre Market Days

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If you have news of coming events or reports of events just passed we would love to hear from you.

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