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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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Work Experience at IGA Bendigo

Participant Support Worker, Tanya, from Lifeskills Bendigo has been overseeing work experience placements for Participants undertaking School Leaver Employment Supports (SLES). Tanya regularly shares updates regarding the work placements and we thought the latest update was too good not to share. Great work by Mitchell, Jack and Mathias. It really shows what can be achieved…

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Timbecon Interviews Participant Support Worker, Harry

Timbecon recently approached Lifeskills to learn more about the Studio (woodworking) activity and our very talented Participant Support Worker, Harry. We currently have vacancies in Wednesday Studio, so get in touch via [email protected] or 03 9479 1474 if you’re interested in trying it out!  

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Gardening in the ‘Go!

In November 2018 the team from Bendigo planted our first vegie crop! We’re using existing raised garden beds at La Trobe University and planted a variety of plants, with our taste buds and Wednesday cooking sessions in mind. This means easy to use, versatile and healthy vegies and herbs like tomatoes, lettuce, beetroot, zucchini, carrots,…

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Latrobe Lifeskills is excited to announce three new activities available at the Bundoora campus. These activities give Participants the opportunity to work on their self-confidence, independence and community involvement. Follow the link below for more information. Spots are strictly limited! https://mailchi.mp/8566f2ae91b1/new-activities-coming-to-lifeskills-bundoora?e=26b235ab6e  

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Continue reading Winners are Grinners at the Whittlesea Show!

Winners are Grinners at the Whittlesea Show!

We done to all Participants who entered their artwork, baked goods and crafts into the Whittlesea Show. The results were outstanding and reflected the hard work and dedication shown by Participants. Some of the award winners and entries can be seen below.  

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Continue reading Neale and Tanya Interviewed on PhoenixFM 106.7

Neale and Tanya Interviewed on PhoenixFM 106.7

Tanya and Neale were out and about with the Lifeskills Bendigo group and found the opportunity to talk a bit about Lifeskills’ NDIS supports and foundation-skills accredited training and the difference this has made to Participant’s lives. The interview starts at 12 minutes, enjoy!

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Latrobe Lifeskills Change of Ownership – Special Announcement

Latrobe Lifeskills recently announced a change in ownership, as of Tuesday 9 October. For details of the change, click here. More to follow in the October newsletter.

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