participant stories

Meet the Team: Kieran

Get to know Kieran better as he shares insights in a candid conversation covering a variety of topics. Even if you think you know him, this interview promises new revelations about his passions and experiences....

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Participant Stories: “From Garden to Table: Peas, Pleasure, and Fritters”

Delve into John's guide on growing green peas and crafting delicious, nutritious recipes right from your garden. Learn how to cultivate peas and whip up tasty pea, za'atar, and feta fritters in this enlightening article....

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“Participant Stories: Melbourne’s Hidden Gems: Free Things to Do and Places to Meet”

Join Stephen as he guides you through finding exciting and free activities in Melbourne. Discover local events and community groups to stay active and connected, all without spending a dime!...

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“Participant Stories: A Personal Take on Mental Health First Aid Training”

Explore the transformative journey of a Mental Health First Aid course participant. Discover how the training not only equipped Kevin with essential skills but also deepened his understanding of personal and community mental health....

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“Participant Stories: A Retreat with a (Oliver) Twist”

This immersive program in Central Victoria offered a rare opportunity for participants to slow down, embrace their surroundings, and engage in creative practices such as writing, resulting in beautiful reflections and collaborative Haiku poems inspired by the picturesque environment and frosty mornings....

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Participant Stories: “The Three Gorges Walks and Drumming Holiday”

The recent Drumming Holiday and Three Gorges Walking trip created an incredible Out Doors program in the scenic Brisbane Ranges, where I had the privilege of joining a group of enthusiastic participants for a delightful week of bushwalking....

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Participant Stories: “How to Grow Snow Peas”

Learn how to grow snow peas in your garden and then use them in a tasty stir-fry dish that John has shared with us!...

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Liz’s Winter Health Tips

As the winter chill settles in, it's time to prioritise your wellbeing and arm yourself with the right tools to stay healthy and vibrant throughout the season. Liz has you covered with a few tips to keep you fighting fit this winter....

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My (Work) Experience at the You Yangs

My name is Claire and I got to spend a week at Out Doors as part of my work experience placement. I was lucky enough to get the amazing opportunity to explore The You Yangs Ranges with so many lovely people....

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Participant Stories: “The Italian Ladies Friendship Group”

In February the Italian Ladies Friendship Group spent five days in Balnarring with Out Doors Inc. Each person comes from a different walk in life yet all came along to enjoy a breath of fresh air and share their passions of dancing, cooking, music, exploring, and more!...

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