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About WECA

The West End Community Association (WECA) is  

  • volunteer
  • non-partisan,
  • not-for-profit
  • incorporated association

WECA's values are:

  • Community
  • Diversity
  • Participation
  • Social Justice
  • Sustainability

WECA's vision for Kurilpa is a community characterised by:

  • Cultural, social and economic diversity
  • Tolerance and social justice
  • Respect for our heritage and natural environment
  • Sustainable streets and businesses
  • Prosperity and innovation

WECA's management committee 2022:

  • Seleneah More  (President)
  • Sebastian Vanderzeil (Vice President)
  • Harmonie Downes (Secretary)
  • Cameron Crichton (Treasurer)
  • Maeve Lejeune (Board member)
  • Paula Hardie (Board member)

    The Association is open to and welcomes residents (owners and renters alike), friends of Kurilpa, community organisations, and local businesses to join with us in our initiatives.

    Since forming in 2004, we have celebrated and promoted our values and the people that make Kurilpa a vibrant and diverse community by:

    • advocating on behalf of our community on issues such as sustainable development and access to public spaces
    • organising community events including the Kurilpa Derby, the Kurilpa Beggars’ Banquet, and West End Film Festival
    • Auspicing grants for community groups such as Boomerang Bags and Plastic Free West End
    • keeping residents and friends of Kurilpa informed about local issues, events, and initiatives through our Facebook page and newsletter.

    Residents and friends of Kurilpa can become members of WECA to:

    • support and engage with WECA's activities
    • get support from and collaborate with other members for a local project
    •  have a say on what WECA does and how we operate.

    Memberships are available for individuals, concession, households, and organisations/businesses.

    Become a member of WECA

    We acknowledge that we gather on unceded Aboriginal land, on the territories of Jagera, Yuggera and Turrbal peoples. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging and to other First Nations people and communities in Meanjin. Sovereignty was never ceded.

    Acknowledgement of Country

    WECA acknowledges that sovereignty was never ceded and we are humbled to live and play in Kurilpa, owned and cared for by the Jagera and Turrbal peoples.



    PO Box 3898          West End 4101

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