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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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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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Continue reading Timbecon Interviews Participant Support Worker, Harry

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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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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Using coffee grounds in the garden!

Did you know that coffee is good for the garden? Adding coffee grounds as a mulch or by composting is a great way to make use of something that would otherwise take up space in a landfill. Caffeine in soil is thought to be an effective pest controller, some claim that coffee grounds can be used…

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