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Disability Information Helpline

Disability Information Helpline The Disability Information Helpline provides information and referrals for people with disability who need help because of coronavirus (COVID-19). The Helpline can assist families, carers, support workers and services. The Disability Information Helpline is free, private and fact-checked. Phone (free call): 1800 643 787 (If you are deaf or have a hearing or speech…

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Online Activities Available for Current Lifeskills Participants

What a wonderful two weeks it has been delivering the first-ever Lifeskills online activities. Participants who have been isolating at home have joined activities like Yoga, Cooking, Art, Have I Got News for You!, Gardening, and more! At this stage, these activities are open to existing Lifeskills Participants, due to staff and resource availability. Each…

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Gardening at Bundoora and Bendigo

Gardening is as rewarding as ever, with the Bundoora garden positively thriving under the care of Monday and Tuesday’s gardening groups. At Bundoora we are keeping a keen eye on the emerging strawberries, eggplants, zucchinis, herbs, pumpkins and more! Fridays at Bendigo involve regular visits to a community garden where Participants prune, plant and potter…

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Launching Soon! Friday Art at Lifeskills Bundoora

Launching soon! Friday Art at Lifeskills Bundoora. Discover your creative side in a relaxed group-environment, supported by experienced Lifeskills staff. You’ll learn different techniques to create a range of assorted creative works. Whether you’re an experienced artist, or just starting out, you can use your NDIS Plan to join Lifeskills on-campus at La Trobe University,…

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From Garden Plot to Plate!

From garden plot to plate! It doesn’t get any fresher than eating food straight from the positively flourishing Lifeskills garden. The Monday gardening group plucked fresh vegetables and herbs form the Lifeskills garden to make tabouli for their morning tea. Participants access the Lifeskills Gardening activity through their NDIS plans. If you’d like to get…

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Work Experience at La Trobe University

What a great few weeks of work experience we’ve had here at Lifeskills. With a number of major events taking place at La Trobe University (LTU), Lifeskills Participants had the opportunity to apply their skills and knowledge of the Bundoora campus to volunteer their time alongside LTU staff. This week, the Research for Development Impact (RDI)…

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Community Access and a Spot of Gardening in Bendigo

The Bendigo group sure know how to make the most of the increasingly rare sunshine! There’s no better place to be than in the community garden when the sun is out, and Participants got busy doing some gardening to keep the flourishing plants healthy. Gardening is one of the newer activities in Bendigo and has…

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