Community Organisations

Community organisations are NOT FOR PROFIT associations established to provide support for the delivery of services and/or information.  Often community organisations will  advocate at both the community and government levels to raise awareness of community issues and concerns.

MEMBERSHIP is always welcome!

Bellarine Aged Care Association
Secretary, PO Box 270, Portarlington 3223
Phone: 5259 2412
Advocates for older and frail residents on the Bellarine Peninsula

Bellarine Police Community Support Register
PO Box 819, Ocean Grove 3226
Phone: 5255 3968
A government approved crime prevention and community care initiative for residents and those in need of community support

Country Fire Authority
Fisher Street, Portarlington
PO Box 73, Portarlington 3223
Volunteer firefighting service

PO Box 232, Portarlington 3223
Masonic Hall, 28 Brown Streeet
Fraternal organisation that seeks to foster good relations between members and provide assistance to those in need of support

Girl Guides
Guides Hall, Portarlington Recreation Reserve
PO Box 272, Portarlington 3223
Phone: 0410 583 960
Provides girls with opportunities to grow, learn and have fun in relevant and meaningful ways

Lions Club 
PO Box 390, Portarlington 3223
Phone: 5259 1252
Empowers volunteers to serve their communities, meet humanitarian needs, encourage peace and promote international understanding

Neighbourhood House 
Parks Hall (entrance via side walkway)
PO Box 372, Portarlington 3223
Phone: 5259 2290
A not for profit centre for all people to meet and interact in organised activities and encourage learning by providing information and affordable services

Neighbourhood Watch
Phone: 0412 536 243
Crime prevention program which aims to improve the quality of life within a neighbourhood by minimising preventable crime and promoting closer community ties

Northern Bellarine Transport Action Group
Phone: 5259 2032
Advocacy group for better public transport on the Bellarine Peninsula

Port Arts Network
PO Box 188, Portarlington 3223
Phone: 5259 1593
Local artists sharing sharing talents, information and events

Portarlington Bayside Miniature Railway 
Point Richards Rd, Portarlington
PO Box 419, Portarlington 3223
Phone: 0476 124 598
Ride-on miniature railway for children located at Pt Richards operated by volunteers

Portarlington Business Development Assoc 
PO Box 318, Portarlington 3223
Phone: 5259 1015
Represents all types of businesses in Portarlington and surrounds by encouraging and supporting businesses by informal networking events and information

Portarlington Community Association 
PO Box 235, Portarlington 3223
Phone: 0408 943 962
Advocacy group and champion of local issues and concerns providing a forum for local residents to share concerns, interests and visions for the township of Portarlington

Portarlington Community Information Booth 
PO Box 214, Portarlington 3223
Phone: 0419 381 039
Volunteer staffed information booth providing comprehensive range of information and local attractions

Portarlington Mill 
Turner Court, Portarlington
Phone: 5221 3510
National Trust historic flour mill staffed by volunteers

Portarlington Safe Harbour & Ferry Group 
PO Box 4, Portarlington 3223
Phone: 5259 1015
Advocacy group for the  ferry service from Portarlington to Melbourne

RSL Portarlington & St Leonards Sub Branch 
8 Harding Street, Portarlington 3223
Phone: 5259 1055
Support organisation for all who have served or are serving in the Defence Force

Senior Citizens Club 
Newcombe Street, Portarlington
Phone: 5259 2829
Provides opportunities for senior citizens to participate in a range of social activities

Staying in Portarlington (SIP)
Phone: 5259 2032
Advocacy, ongoing support and information for people who choose ageing in place by living in a residence of choice