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We The Makers Create

Join skilled artists from Victoria to learn in detail a sustainable fashion technique you can apply at home. Enhance your wardrobe and reduce your impact. Complete these courses at your own pace.

Access to the courses are free thanks to support from the National Wool Museum and the City of Greater Geelong – helping artists and participants during the pandemic.

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Online Skills with beconnected.esafety.gov.au

Learn or help a loved one develop skills to stay savy online or with technology with beconnected.esafety.gov.au. Their site includes free courses to help develop skills such as accessing the internet, making video calls, and accessing myGov.

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Frank's Veggie Patch

Don’t know how to garden but love the full flavour of homegrown vegetables? 

Sunnyside House gardener and local horticulturist Frank Conheady has got you covered with a series of step-by-step gardening tutorials. 

The sessions show beginners everything from how to get started raising their own seedlings, to planting them out, caring for them and when to harvest the tasty produce. 

Spring has sprung, so there’s no time to lose.  Check out Franks hints and tips, start planting and you’ll be tucking into amazing homegrown meals before you know it!

Remember to tag @corangamiteshire to show us the growth in your garden! 

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Budget Cooking with Lynette Gleeson

Getting your dollar to stretch further has never been more important and the kitchen is the perfect place to start.

Camperdown Community House ‘Chop and Chat’ session instructor, Lynette Gleeson, gives hints and tips for creating quick, easy and healthy meals on a budget the whole family will enjoy.

Follow her step-by-step guide on how to make two meals from one – mouthwatering meatballs with rice and club burgers – all for just $2.35 a serve.

Watch below and see how budget cooking can still be tasty, filling and affordable.

Quick Meatballs with Rice ($2.25 per serve) 

Hamburgers with Sweet Potato Chips ($2.35 per serve)

Lynette's recipe:

Ingredients: 

  • Tray of 10 hamburgers -- $9.00 at Woolworths
  • 1 onion
  • Small sweet potato
  • Head of broccoli
  • 880 gm tin of diced Italian tomatoes
  • Small bag of long grain rice
  • 5 flat mushrooms or burger buns
  • Lettuce
  • Tomatoes
  • Small amount of flour
  • Salt 
  • Pepper

Meatballs

  1. For the hamburger patties cut and roll into the size meatballs you like
  2. Add to the pan that has a small amount of oil
  3. Add cubed sweet potato then onion, cook until softened and the meatballs have browned.
  4. Add tin tomatoes, heat through
  5. Add broccoli or green veg of choice and place a lid on pan and simmer approx 10 minutes
  6. Serve with rice or pasta

Hamburgers 

  1. Flatten out to help cooking quickly
  2. Chop up sweet potato into chips and add to a small amount of oil and cook on medium heat
  3. Cut flat mushrooms or hamburger rolls in half and either pan fry or grill
  4. Once cooked assemble with lettuce and tomato with chips on the side. 

Remember to tag @corangamiteshire in your creations! 

Learn to Crochet

If you have ever thought of learning how to crochet, now is the perfect opportunity!

Bella Coco Crochet is a website to help you learn to crochet. She brings you fantastic tutorials for crochet for beginners. Find amazing free crochet patterns.

Bella Coco Youtube

NGV Virtual Exhibition Tours

Take a virtual tour  of the NGV online and see some of the incredible art on display at the National Gallery of Victoria.

Virtual Tour here

Melbourne Museum @ Home

A world of museum experiences at home

If you're feeling like a cooped up critter or a nervous numbat, we can relate. Whilst Melbourne Museum’s doors might be closed, there’s still a whole lot of magic going on. They have curated their best online content for you to enjoy from the couch including virtual tours, online collections, and puzzles! 

Experiences at Home

 

Duolingo 

Learning a language with Duolingo is fun and addictive. Earn points for correct answers, race against the clock, and level up. Available in your browser and with iPhone and Android apps for FREE. There is currently 38 languages including Spanish, French, German, and Japanese.

Start here

   

 

Khan Academy

  A nonprofit with the mission to provide a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere. Courses range from arts & humanities, science, computing, economics, and life skills.

 Start here

 

Ted Talks

 Ted is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks. TED began in 1984 as a conference where Technology, Entertainment and Design converged, and today covers almost all topics — from science to business to global issues — in more than 100 languages.

These talks can be viewed on the Ted websiteYoutube or with TED app from the Google Play Store or Apple Store

 

Headspace guided meditations

Learn a mindful approach. Explore guided exercises, videos, and more to help you get healthier and happier. Headspace has plenty of free content to get underway. 

Headspace can be downloaded from the Google Play Store or Apple Store and videos are frequently posted on Youtube.

 

 

Upskill your business 

Check out this collection of free online courses, webinars, events and resources from Upskill Your Business so you can become more business savvy. 

Start here