Respite for Carers – Woodlands Walk

Spending time in nature is good for your mental health. Take a break and join us for a guided walk at Woodlands Historic Park.

Located in the outskirts of Melbourne, this stunning bushland offers a glimpse into the area’s rich history, featuring Indigenous canoe trees, European settlement relics, and an abundance of local wildlife, including kangaroos.

Highlights Include:

  • Immersing yourself in a serene natural environment.
  • Slowing down and connecting with fellow carers in a supportive setting.

Date & Time:

  • Wednesday, June 5th
  • Meet at 9:30 AM; the day concludes at 2:30 PM.

Meeting Point:

  • Sunshine Library, 301 Hampshire Rd, Sunshine.
  • We will arrange pick-up and drop-off at this location.

What to Bring:

  • Comfortable clothing and sturdy walking shoes.
  • A warm jumper, gloves, and a beanie for comfort.
  • A water bottle and a sun hat for hydration and protection.

What’s Included:

  • Transportation to and from the event.
  • Warm beverages, snacks, and a picnic-style lunch.
  • Waterproof jackets available if needed.

Don’t miss out on this wonderful opportunity to improve your mental health and wellbeing. Click the “EXPRESS YOUR INTEREST” button below to register, or contact us at (03) 9417 2111 or via email at for more information.

Eligibility criteria:

To participate in our Respite for Carers program, applicants must fulfill certain criteria based on funding stipulations:

  • You or the person you care for should be residing in one of the specified metropolitan regions of Melbourne, as detailed below:

Regions and Corresponding Local Government Areas (LGAs):

  • Western Metropolitan Region: Brimbank, Hobsons Bay, Maribyrnong, Melbourne, Melton, Moonee Valley, Wyndham.
  • Northern Metropolitan Region: Banyule, Darebin, Hume, Merri-Bek (previously Moreland), Nillumbik, Whittlesea, Yarra.
  • Eastern Metropolitan Region: Boroondara, Manningham, Maroondah, Monash, Knox, Whitehorse, Yarra Ranges.

If your eligibility is unclear or if you have any questions, we encourage you to register your interest regardless. Our team will reach out to discuss your circumstances and assist you further.

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