Life-long learning

 

Getting on-line and staying connected

If you'd like to improve your skills on-line, then check out this site for easy to understand computer lessons: https://beconnected.esafety.gov.au/
Maldon Neighbourhood Centre is happy to help you - join our sessions on Thursday from 9.30 - 11am for one-on-one help and learn from others.

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Shaping our history together
Please note: this course has been postponed until 2022 due to COVID restrictions

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Shaping our history together, a narrative to stop racism
is a series of workshops, including a day out on Country, to share our past history since colonisation, talk about ways to reduce racism in our communities and finding ways forward to a more inclusive and resilient future. 


The 9 sessions will be run by Aunty Marilyne Nicholls and other Dja Dja Wurrung representatives, along with Emmanuelle Dubuc who is founder of Mirawara Outdoor Experiences Inc. Through our weekly sessions, we will discover Indigenous culture, especially Dja Dja Wurrung culture and talk about our common history since colonization. We will celebrate the end of term with a field trip on the cultural landscape of the Dja Dja Wurrung people: Mt Dharrengower (Mt Tarrengower).


This project comes as response to the Statement from the Heart, where Traditional Owners across the country, are seeking a Makarrata Commission to supervise the agreement making process between government and First Nations and truth-telling about their history (Statement from the Heart, 2017).  There cannot be reconciliation without acknowledging the continuing impact of colonisation on First Nation Peoples.

The sessions will be held weekly during term 3 for 9 weeks, starting on Thursday 15th July 6.30 and finishing at 8 pm at the Maldon Neighbourhood Centre.

Participants will have a reading packet available and specific readings will be selected weekly to engage in deep discussions during class time. You can register your interest at the Maldon Neighboorhood Centre.

Cost: $200 full price and $180 concession. Register interest: 54752093 or email.

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Chainsaw workshops - wait list only

Learn safe chainsaw use with an experienced female instructor.
Women strongly encouraged to take part! You'll take wood home for your own use. 
Saturday  4 September, 10am to 3pm, $40/$25 Conc. Book via email or 5475 2093. 

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Learn woodwork - waiting list only

Learn woodworking skills at the Maldon Men's Shed under the guidance of experienced Men's Shed members, in the company of other locals. Do Simple Woodwork to start (make an Adirondak chair) and refine your skills in Woodwork Projects (a project of your choosing).
Bookings: 54752093 or info@maldonnc.org.au

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Contact us on 5475 2093 or info@maldonnc.org.au

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