Across the inner-west, Australia Post has partnered with local businesses and community organisations to create Welcome Spaces; places where members of the community can go to have a chat, take part in activities and know that they’ll feel welcome.

Neighbourhood Welcome Service is an initiative that has been developed by Australia Post in and with Melbourne’s inner-west community. The service is being trialled in the City of Maribyrnong until June 30, 2020 and is designed to help make neighbourhoods more welcoming places.

Find Welcome Spaces at the following sites:

Braybrook Post Office, 164 Churchill Avenue, Braybrook

Braybrook Community Hub, 107-139 Churchill Avenue, Braybrook

Footscray Post Office, 182 Barkly Street, Footscray

Footscray Community Arts Centre (FCAC), 45 Moreland Street, Footscray

Konjo Café, 89 Irving Street, Footscray

MakersWindow, 311 Barkly Street, Footscray

Barkers Café ,417 Barkly Street, Footscray

Skills and Jobs Centre VU MetroWest, 138 Nicholson Street, Footscray

Women’s Circus, 395 Barkly Street, West Footscray

VU at Metro West, 138 Nicholson Street, Footscray Neighbourhood Welcome Service Community Hub

VU MetroWest, 138 Nicholson Street, Footscray

Kingsville Post Office, 194a Somerville Road, Kingsville

Maidstone Community Centre, 21 Yardley Street, Maidstone

Maribyrnong Community Centre, 9 Randall Street,

Maribyrnong Highpoint Post Office, Highpoint Shopping Centre, 120–200 Rosamond Road, Maribyrnong

Eka Wholefoods, 129 Buckley Street, Seddon

Seddon Deadly Sins Café ,148 Victoria Street, Seddon

For a list of Welcome Spaces and the offers and activities they provide, visit: bit.ly/welcomespaces

Send your questions and comments to nws@auspost.com.au. For more information visit nws.auspost.com.au