Special Message concerning Egg Purchases

Please be advised that as of 17th July 2017, East Creek has lost their supplier for eggs, so egg purchases will be unavailable until further notice. Further notice will be given on this website, in the Centre on notices and the newsletter where applicable. Bread purchases have been unaffected. Please stay tuned for more as it develops.

Special Message concerning Tax Help 2017

Please be advised that for the year 2017, all participants attending Tax Help appointments MUST have the following where applicable;

  • MyGov Account (with ATO Linked), with known username and password. This applies to all participants. Please go to this link if you need to create a MyGov account. Please note that each individual must have their own MyGov Account (and indirectly, their own email address).
  • Your Tax File Number (TFN)
  • Any applicable tax documentation, including but not limited to; Notice of Assessment (within the last 5 years), PAYG Summaries (Group certificates) for applicable forms of income (Employment and / or Employment Termination Summaries, Superfunds, Dept. of Veterans Affairs, Centrelink etc.)
  • Any applicable financial documentation, including but not limited to; BSB and Bank Account details, divided / super / managed fund statements, foreign income details and pension statements or details of amounts you received, details of any losses on investments in shares and rental properties (net investment losses) etc.
  • Any applicable medical documentation, including but not limited to; Medicare card / number, private health insurance statement showing your fund details etc.
  • Any other applicable documentation, such as details of any child support payments made or receipts for gifts, donations or work related expenses etc.
  • If you had a spouse - married or de-facto - at any time during the financial year, you also need to bring details of their taxable income, including any of their documents, to your appointment. If you cannot find out your spouse's exact taxable income, you will have to make a reasonable estimate of the amounts received by your spouse.

Failure to bring any of the above that applies to you may result in Tax Help volunteers being unable to resolve your queries.

A Word from Sally

Hello Everyone,

At East Creek we are very excited about a new program we are running. The Energy Savvy Program is part of the QLD government’s planned roll out of digital meters across regional Qld. The program is aimed at low income families with at least one dependent person. Families can register an expression of interest by phoning 46392755 or emailing energysavvy@eastcreek.com.

Our Artability group has moved to 1 pm on Wednesdays, this gives people time to have lunch before they start the activity. Art group follows as usual. If you like art or craft you may also like our Friday Craft Group with Roberta. This is a social group where people bring along what they are working on to join in with others. Some of the crafts being done include paper craft and painting. So come along if you would like some company and to share your knowledge and ideas with others.

Harmony Playgroup is running every Thursday from 10 am at East Creek Community Centre. The Harmony Playgroup are a group of parents and kids (zero to five years old), that get together to teach and learn the Spanish language and culture and other languages and cultures. We sing, dance, play, do crafts and all sorts of other activities. Come and join us for a morning of fun and make new friends. Non-Spanish speaking families are welcome to join in!

Biggest Morning Tea is on again at East Creek Community Centre on Wednesday May the 31st at 10 am. Last year the Cancer Council raised over $13 million through Australia’s Biggest Morning Teas, so let’s help them meet that target this year. Most people in Australia will be touched by cancer at some stage in their lives, either personally or through family and friends. Cancer does not discriminate, it affects people of all ages. 1 in 3 Australian men and 1 in 4 Australian women will be diagnosed by cancer before the age of 75. Annually more than 123,000 new cases of cancer are diagnosed in Australia. The most commonly diagnosed cancer in Australia is prostate cancer, followed by colorectal cancer, breast cancer, melanoma of the skin and lung cancer. These cancers are estimated to account for about 60% of all cancers diagnosed*. https://acrf.com.au/on-cancer/cancer-statistics-australia/

So come along on the 31st of May and join in to raise awareness and funds to help beat cancer.


Read the Current Newsletter Online

The Current Newsletter is now available to be read online by going to this page.

Copies of the Latest Newsletter and Previous Newsletter may still be downloaded for offline viewing in pdf format.

Upcoming Events


  • Mondays - Crochet Group
  • Mondays - Blankets for the Homeless Group
  • Monday, Wednesday & Friday - Heartmoves at Willows
  • Tuesdays - OPAP Walking Group
  • Tuesdays - Cuppa and Card Game
  • Wednesday - Art-Ability and Art Groups


  • Friday - Scrapbooking / Craft
  • Wednesday - Eating with Friends

East Creek Older Person's Action Program

The Older Person's Action Program is about providing social support, information and education to vulnerable people over 60. If you would like more information about OPAP please contact Bea at the centre on (07) 4639 2755.

The Current OPAP Newsletter is now available to be read online.

PDF copies of the Latest OPAP Newsletter and Previous OPAP Newsletters may still be downloaded for offline viewing.

East Creek Community Centre

East Creek Community Centre is a catalyst for community development.

Our dedicated paid and volunteer staff provide services, support, advice, advocacy and professional development.

We work with community groups and individuals throughout Toowoomba.

East Creek's programs are for everyone - children, adolescents, young adults, seniors, people with disabilities, multicultural groups and those who are socially isolated.

We encourage all members of the community to participate.

Become a volunteer, learn a new skill, attend an information session, plant a garden, develop your writing skills or learn to use a computer.

For over twenty years, the Centre has delivered innovative programs that meet the community's changing needs.

Members of East Creek Community Centre are welcomed to attend committee meetings held on the 3rd Thursday of every month, starting at 5.30pm. Please call the centre for more details.

Come and join us.

There's lots to do!

Help us to help others

East Creek Community Centre is there when most needed.

Our Centre provides programs and services aimed at building inclusion and resilience in the community.

Our work increases important life skills, helps those in crisis and reduces social isolation.

Your donation will ensure that we can be there, for the community, every time.

Contact us today to find out how you can help us to help others.

Return to top