News and Media

New October Program Calendar out now!

15/9/2021 If you’re looking forward to the day you can get out of lockdown, you’re not alone! We want to get you ready to roll when our longer programs are back up and running, which is why we’ve come up with an interim calendar of events that proved very popular…...

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COVID-19 Update: Melbourne lockdown extended by 14-days

16/8/2021 Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has announced an extension to Metropolitan Melbourne’s current lockdown and a tightening of the current restrictions until 11.59pm on Thursday 2 September....

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COVID-19 Update: Victoria goes into 5-day lockdown

15/7/2021 Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has announced Victoria will enter a five-day lockdown from 11.59pm tonight, ending at 11.59pm Tuesday night. That means there will only be five reasons to leave home: Shopping for food and supplies, authorised work and study, care and care giving, exercise, getting vaccinated....

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COVID-19 Update: Melbourne Restrictions to Ease

23/6/2021 Acting Victorian Premier James Merlino announced that restrictions in regional Victoria and metropolitan Melbourne will ease from 11.59pm Thursday 24 June. Gatherings in the home will be permitted, with up to 15 visitors to a home per day, including dependants. Public gatherings of up to 50 people can also…...

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Health tip for Surviving Winter

Liz shares a few health tips for surviving winter. Remember to keep warm, eat warm, and don’t forget to get some sunshine!...

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Participant Stories: “The Grampians Program Review”

Caz recounts a recent trip to the Grampians with Out Doors. It's a wonderful place with rugged mountain ranges, amazing walks & scenic views....

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Meet the Team: “Chris Couper”

We had a chat with Chris Couper about his journey from an Out Doors participant to becoming a mentor and finally a member of staff....

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Participant Stories: “Winter Soup Recipe (Broccoli, Chili, Parmesan Soup)”

Broccoli is an excellent cool-season vegetable to grow. It's also a very nutritious vegetable that is rich in vitamins and minerals....

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Participant Stories: “Phillip Island Program Review”

One of the highlights of our recent trip to Phillip Island was the walk to Phillip Island’s highest elevation point, The Pinnacles....

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The Wilsons Prom bushwalk that wasn’t to be!

When I think of Wilsons Prom, I used to think of wombats, but these days I think of wombats, soggy tents, and the trip that wasn’t....

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