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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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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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Participant Stories: “Make Your Own Cabbage Patch”

John has everything you need to know about growing cabbages and a couple of delicious recipes you can use once they're ready for harvest....

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Wilsons Prom Review

After a tough couple of years, a five-day trip to Wilsons Prom in December was just what the doctor ordered, according to Stephen....

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Things To Do In And Around The City During Summer

As we're all adjusting to the holidays, hopefully we're all starting to think about things to do and see around the city......

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Participant Stories: “Highlight Of The Year”

Spice up your meals over summer by growing your own chillis this summer. They're easy to grow and you don't need much space....

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