Emerald Community House

Emerald Community House aims to engage people in need of connection,  education or support through community development activities, programs and services.

Our vision is to be a place where connections are made and opportunities are realised.

Check out the articles below to find out what’s up at the house.

August Emerald Messenger Out Now!

Term 3 program inside. Lockdown might slow us down, but can’t knock us out!

April Emerald Messenger out now despite corrupt files and printer dummy spits!


February Emerald Messenger, despite lockdown and technical snafus


Mosaic Steps to Connect

Notable Yarra Ranges artist Sioux Dollman will once again create a mosaic masterpiece for Emerald Community House. But this time, the community is invited to participate. Four workshops will be held from 10am to 2pm on February 20, 21 (Emerald Market Day), 27 and 28.  Participants can even bring along their own tiles and learn […]

Emerald Market Transition

Emerald Community House has been given the management of the Emerald Market which has been re-shaped and reduced by the Covid-19 restrictions. We thank Non for her tireless commitment as a volunteer to run the market for over a decade with the help and support of ECH Committee and staff.  We will do our best […]

Dig In Community Cafe is about to morph into a new food enterprise, thanks to Covid-19!

  ECH has just received seed funding to create the Dig In Community Food Hub in Emerald. COVID restrictions have prevented us from running the usual monthly dining event. So we have shape shifted and the Victoria government has decided to help us. The Dig In enterprise will see the development of a local community [...]

January 2021 edition of Emerald Messenger

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Imagine Cardinia – Community Engagement Sessions

Register for an upcoming information session with Cardinia Council to share ideas about future plans in the shire. Visit cardinia.vic.gov.au/imaginecardinia

2019 AGM – November 19th

Dear Emerald Community House members and invited guests, You are invited to attend the Emerald Community House Annual General Meeting for the period 1st January – 31st December, 2019. A very delayed and different meeting style to our normal AGM parties but it would still be great to connect and update you on our achievements in 2019. […]

Our Occasional Childcare program restarts in Term 4 – Open to all

The occasional childcare program at Emerald Community House has resumed in Term 4 and is open to all families again, with sessions running everyday between 9:30am – 2:30pm for children aged 6 months to 5 years. See full details in the flyer below or call Tracey Shuttleworth at the office on 5968 3881 to discuss […]

July 2020 edition of Emerald Messenger

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June 2020 edition of Emerald Messenger

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