Working With Children Act – Northcote Rental Housing Co-operative aims to create and maintain a child-safe environment. Changes have taken place to the Working With Children Legislation. To view the guide to these changes, click the link:

To view the Working With Children Act 2005 click here: Working With Children Act 2005

Working With Children Checks – Northcote Rental Housing Co-operative aims to create and maintain a child-safe environment. To arrange to have a Working With Children Check done, follow this link:


Emergency Relief – DIVRS – Darebin Information, Volunteer & Resource Service: The services within the Emergency Relief programme recognise that people have the right to an adequate income to support themselves, and that an inability to do so may not be their fault &/or responsibility.

Emergency Relief Assistance –  If you are in need of emergency relief assistance, click this link :

List of Financial Assistance and Food Vouchers in the City of Darebin 2014

Affordable housing enquiries to the Housing Registrar Information Sheet

Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria – if you, or someone you know is experiencing domestic violence, click this link to get help

Tenant’s Union Victoria – for information click

Renting a Home: A guide for tenants & landlords – RIGHTS & RESPONSIBILITIES – this publication is by the Department of Justice & the Victorian Government. It outlines your rights and responsibilities, and the rights and responsibilities of your landlord.  Click on this link  to access the PDF file:

Hotline Phone Numbers for the Victorian Government For phone numbers to various Victorian Government Departments, please click on the link:

Housing & Accommodation – Department of Human Services – if you are in need of housing click this link

Common Equity Housing Limited – if you are/crisis-aid looking for long term co-operative housing, click on this link and register your interest.

 International Co-operatives Alliance – if you want to know more about what is going on in the global co-operatives community click this link

Melbourne Fire Brigade KidZone PageThis page has some fun and educational games for children to play and learn about fire safety. Click on the following link