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 Market Wednesdays at La Trobe University Bundoora

Market Wednesdays at La Trobe University Bundoora

You can now get your hands on hand-made jewellery, craft and woodwork items made and designed by Lifeskills Participants . With items priced from $0.50, you can pick up a new creation with some spare change. Woodwork items are made to order and include tea light candle holder, lolly dispenser and money box. There’s also…

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Clever Creations in the Studio!

Woodwork Creations in the Studio! Since the Studio re-opened a few months ago at the Bundoora campus, Participants have wasted no time trying new projects and using new tools. We’re incredibly impressed with the latest design; a wooden lolly jar! Comprising many different parts and features, Participants put these together in only a couple of…

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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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