NCQ is the peak body for Neighbourhood and Community Centres in Queensland.

With over 143 Neighbourhood and Community Centres (NCCs) across the state, our sector represents the largest community-led infrastructure in Queensland. NCQ is here to grow our collective impact by increasing the resourcing, recognition, and relationships of Neighbourhood and Community Centres at the local, state, and national level. We collaborate with our members, partners and government to measure impact and build sector capacity for long-term community and social resilience.

Our Vision & Purpose

  • Vision
    Our Vision

    Place-based leadership for regenerative, equitable and inclusive communities

  • Purpose
    Our Purpose

    NCQ grows the collective impact of NCCs by increasing the recognition, resourcing and relationships of our sector at the regional, state and national level

  • Values
    Our Values

    Our values-driven approach Collaborative, courageous leadership

Our Strategic Direction

Our Strategic Plan sets out our strategic direction over three years, ensuring our growth as a relevant,
effective and sustainable peak body.

Our Partners and Collaborators

We collaborate with our members, partners, peak bodies and government to grow the capacity of Queensland Neighbourhood and Community Centres’ to foster long-term community and social resilience.

  • Australian Neighbourhood Houses & Centres Association
  • Neighbourhood Houses Victoria
  • Australian Government
  • Queensland Government
  • Queensland Community Foundation
  • CSIA
  • Griffith University
  • Community Development Queensland