The Waratah Centre


The Waratah Centre is located in Waratah Crescent, South Portland. Formerly the Birralee Kindergarten and South Portland Community Health Centre, The Waratah Centre was purchased from the Glenelg Shire in early 2011. The Waratah Centre plays a key part in WorkSkills' community development initiatives.

Resident groups/key user groups

Community groups based at the Waratah Centre include the Portland Dahlia Society, Wattle Hill CWA, Portland Mental Health activity groups, Seaside Stitchers, Friday Sewers, Music tutoring. A number of groups use the Waratah Centre on an occasional basis.

Developing the Waratah Centre

The Waratah Centre is a work in progress and is being developed internally and externally. A number of groups are making significant contributions to this process.

WorkSkills has also invested strongly in the site, with repairs to the exterior, exterior painting and a range of internal repairs or improvements.





Contact Portland WorkSkills on (03) 5523 1645 or email us by clicking here.