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Find a community group

Community groups help people get together for a common purpose or to share an interest. The group may provide support for its members, or for others in their local community.

To find a community group or organisation near you:

Neighbourhood Watch Queensland supports groups in their efforts to strengthen and connect our communities for a safe and secure Queensland. On their website, you can also subscribe to daily or weekly email updates for your region, or search for a Neighbourhood Watch blog in your local area. Read how to start a new Neighbourhood Watch group. For Neighbourhood Watch enquiries please contact your local Police Station.

The State Library of Queensland also offers various services for Queensland community groups. For example:

Children’s playgroups

Playgroup is an exciting starting point for children from birth to 5 years and their families to experience connection and learning through play. Playgroup Queensland ensures all playgroups offer a fun, safe and stimulating environment for children, families and communities to achieve optimal child wellbeing and development. Playgroup Queensland is there to help you and your family find the perfect playgroup near you.

Playgroups are set up and run by parents and caregivers, and provide children with opportunities to learn through a range of play-based activities set up to meet their varying needs. Activities at Playgroup may include:

  • music and singing
  • imaginative play
  • outdoor and free play
  • art and craft activities
  • outings.

Find a playgroup or phone Playgroup Queensland on 1800 171 882 for more information about joining or starting a playgroup.

Groups for young people

LGBTIQ groups

Seniors groups

Multicultural groups