News and events Galleries Galleries Check out photos from our recent events and conferences. To view the galleries below, hover over the image to start scrolling through the photos. 2021 Sector Luncheon 18 May 2021, The Hotel Windsor Senator Penny Wong headlined our first in-person event since the pandemic. 230 staff, committee members and stakeholders enjoyed the chance to reconnect and network over a two course lunch. The 2021 NHVic Awards were also presented. 2020 NHVic Conference 4-6 March 2020, Mantra Lorne The 2020 conference featured keynotes from journalist and Order of Australia recipient Tracey Spicer and endurance athlete and social entrepreneur Samantha Gash, plus an 'Back to the 80s' themed Gala Dinner. 2019 Annual General Meeting 21 November 2019, Queen Victoria Women's Centre, Melbourne The 2019 AGM included a special guests, Parliamentary Secretary for Carers and Volunteers, and Health, Anthony Carbines MP, and Sophie Arnold, Executive Manager for the United Nation Association of Australia’s Victoria Division. The event turned into a surprise 40th celebration to mark 40 years of Neighbourhood Houses Victoria. 2019 NHVic Conference 8-10 May 2019, Yarra Valley Lodge, Wonga Park The 2019 conference featured keynotes from refugee advocate and lawyer Nyadol Nyuon and author, presenter and political commentator Jamila Rizvi. 2018 NHVic Conference 17-18 May 2018, Jaspers Hotel, Melbourne The 2018 conference was attended by Minister Jenny Mikakos who announced a $21.8 million investment into the neighbourhood house sector across four years.