People and Purpose
A Connected, Inclusive and Caring Community.
ACH works to enrich the lives of community members by facilitating community spirit, fostering inclusiveness and positive connections and promoting lifelong learning for the communities of Anglesea, Aireys Inlet and Surrounds.
ACH is governed by a volunteer committee of management. If you are interested in nominating to joing the committee please get in touch or fill out a nomination form.
Community Initiatives supported by the Anglesea Community House
The Resale Shed
Successfully diverting re-useable materials from landfill.
Your quarterly publication from the Anglesea Community House.
Anglesea Twilight Farmers Market
Providing growers and producers an avenue for the community to access local produce.
Anglesea and Aireys Inlet Foodlink
Providing emergency food relief for Anglesea and Aireys Inlet residents.
Anglesea Green Hub
More information coming soon.
The ACH building is a house that was donated to the Barrabool Shire by the Tasmanian Government for emergency housing following the Ash Wednesday fires of 1983.
It became home to a local person for five years after her house was burnt out in the fires. In 1989 Council made the house available for use as a Community House.
It was seen as the perfect fit because the house was originally donated to benefit people in crisis and would continue to serve the wider community.
Community use and interest prompted the Shire to allocate $20,000 towards additional construction works to modify the structure to meet community needs. Without the volunteer labour and other input, the Community House would not have been able to grow to what it is today, offering childcare, rooms for use by community groups, space for exercise classes and so many other activities.
More than a physical space, the ACH continues to work to respond to community needs and initiatives.
ACH has celebrated more than 30 years of working with community and we continue to work, even beyond the physical space of the house, to support people to participate in the community.
2019-2020 Annual Report
Read more about the achievements of ACH over the past year.
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Creating inclusive, connected and caring communities.
ACH is committed to enriching the lives of community members by fostering inclusiveness, promoting postitive connections and supporting community intiatives.