Ongoing

QLD financial resilience program

Good Shepherd

Good Shepherd now offers a local service committed to providing support to individuals and families to engage with and improve their financial wellbeing and resilience. Key benefits include: access to building financial literacy to better manage your finances understanding safe credit and how to avoid predatory lending that can turn financial hardship into a long-term...

Skills and careers your way

Are you interested in learning about your unique strengths and skills, connecting with industry, and exploring how you can develop your career opportunities? Victoria University (VU) Polytechnic’s Skills and Careers: Your Way program is a free, 3-week program designed to build skills awareness, networks, and a better understanding of career and training opportunities for women...

Free
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Korean Conversation Group

Chatswood Library 409 Victoria Avenue, Chatswood

Practice your Korean skills. Are you learning Korean and wish to practice your new skills in a relaxed friendly environment? Join our Korean Conversation Group to improve your Korean skills...

Free
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One on One Tech Basics

Playford Civic Centre Library 10 Playford Boulevard, Elizabeth

Need help with just this one thing on your smartphone, laptop or computer? Book into our one on one sessions with a library staff member. Need someone to help you with using your phone, laptop or computer? Book into the library's one on one sessions where you can have that support from a library staff...

Free
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Wyndham Learning Festival

City of Wyndham - various locations Wyndham

The Wyndham Learning Festival is an annual series of events, brought to you by the community for the community. It provides opportunities for FREE learning activities across the City of Wyndham. The festival has activities for all ages and interests, promoting lifelong learning for all and welcoming new events, sponsors and participants to reflect this...

Free

FREE VIRTUAL Qigong

Join us to experience this ancient Chinese Art developed as a tranquil way of keeping fit and improving your health. Qigong is “Energy/Breath Work” that dates back thousands of years. It is a tranquil and graceful way of keeping fit, improving your health, and helping to prevent the stresses and strains of modern living. Classes...

Free

Adult Learners Week Launch

Gladstone City Library Goondoon Street, Gladstone

Our Adult Learners Week program is being launched at Gladstone Library with a day of activities and information! Drop in on the day or book into one of the two group classes. Find out about our digital literacy and recreational learning programs our libraries provide all year. 9am-11am Tablet Tryout 11am-12pm Beyond the Shelves -...

Free

Free First Aid Training For 18-30 Year Olds – Wollondilly

TBA

Are you 18-30 years old, live in Wollondilly and would like to receive free first aid training? We are offering free first aid training on Saturday 3 September, lunch will be provided. Registrations required. Limited numbers, venue and time confirmed upon registration

Free

Digital Mentor Sessions at Cardiff Library

Cardiff Library Ground Floor, Cardiff Marketplace Cnr Main Rd and Macquarie Rd, Cardiff

Book a help session with one of our digital mentors for support with basic technology topics. The digital mentor sessions are designed to assist community members with a range of common technology-related subjects. The sessions are conducted as one-on-one training with our friendly mentors guiding participants in an informative and relaxed setting. The topics featured...

Free
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Connect with Learning @ Kingston Library Tasmania

Kingston Library Tasmania 11 Hutchins Street, Kingston

Join us in celebrating Adult Learners' Week at Kingston Library, Tasmania. We have a huge range of opportunities for you to participate in during Adult Learner's Week including: English Conversation Classes, Thursdays 10am - 11am Chess Club, Thursdays, 4 - 6pm Family History Group, Fridays 1.30 - 4.30pm Individual support to help you with Literacy,...

Make a crate with the Bower

Rozelle Bay Community Native Nursery 22 Wisdom St, Annandale

The 3 hour Make a crate workshop is designed to give a basic introduction to carpentry and woodworking skills. During the workshop, each participant will build a small crate from reclaimed timber that they can take home with them at the end of the session. This course is open for beginners (18 years and over) with no prior...

Free

VHS Video Converting

Devonport Online Level 1, paranaple centre, 137 Rooke Street, Devonport

Learn how to convert old VHS video tapes to save onto DVD, USB or portable hard drive. This will just be a demonstration as we will not have time to convert your videos during the session, but there will be an opportunity to arrange an appointment after Adult Learners Week to come in to convert...

$5

Flower preservation and framing

Beechboro Public Library 332 Benara Road, Beechboro

Ever wanted to press flowers? Or are you already a pressing pro, but not sure what to do with your collection of preserved pretties? This workshop covers the basics of flower pressing, and teaches flower arrangement tips and tricks. Participants will make their own beautiful framed pressed flower display to take home. All experience levels...

Media & Film School career pathway info session

Queensland School of Film & Television 22 Warwick St, ANNERLEY

Are you looking at change or kick-start your career in the screen & media industry? Want to discover more about the industry and the opportunities? Come along to the Queensland School of Film and Television's (QSFT) next CAREER PATHWAY INFORMATION SESSION at 10:00 AM on Saturday, 3rd September 2022. This is the perfect opportunity for...

Fiction Writer’s Group

Zoom Online via Zoom, Warragul

Join us online for our Fiction Writer’s Group. Discover new techniques to share your inner story. Are you furiously fidgeting with your form? Are you negotiating the mountains and pitfalls of the blank page? A writers’ group is a great place to come and sort out those kinks, to find like-minded people who aren’t obliged...

Free
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Tech Help at your pace

Cobram Library 14 Punt Road, Cobram

Need help with your smart phone? Family gave you an iPad and you don't know how it works? Want to send a photo to someone via text? Want to learn how to download an app? Give us a call and make a time to sit down with a friendly staff member to learn some of...

Free

Absolute Beginners Crochet

WEA Sydney 72 Bathurst Street, SYDNEY

WEA Sydney is a a not-for-profit adult learners educational provider and have been operating continuously since 1913. This event is part of a special program for Adult Learners’ Week Prices vary depending on time and class but roughly they start at $39 for a one hour class.

Various
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Permaculture Design and Fire Preparedness

392 Nutleys Creek Road 392 Nutleys Creek Road, Bermagui

This workshop will teach you how to apply the principles of Permaculture design to fire preparation to help you make your property safer. Preparedness and Permaculture - Design for Fire is a weekend workshop for property owners in fire-affected communities. This workshop will help you develop skills and knowledge to apply the principles to Permaculture...

Free

Thai Cooking – Morning Class

Arrabri Community House 42 Allambanan Drive, Bayswater North


Cooking is always fun with Chef Oddie! In this class you will make Pad Thai noodles and Thai grilled chicken (Gai Yang). You will enjoy some taste testing and should have some extra to take home too. YUM! You will need to bring an apron, knife, chopping board and a container to take home leftovers.

$55

Tablet or Mobile Phone Training and Support

Devonport Online Level 1, paranaple centre, 137 Rooke Street, Devonport

Come armed with your device and a list of things you want to learn, or let our staff guide you. Learn how to find, download and use apps, remove unwanted apps and much more. Bookings are essential.

$5

English Conversation Group – Whitlam Library Cabramatta

Whitlam Library Cabramatta 165 Railway Parade, Cabramatta

Learn to perfect your English skills with our English Conversation Groups. Meet new people and improve your English language skills at one of our friendly classes. Sessions are dependent on the availability of volunteers. Whitlam Library Saturdays 11am-12.30pm Classes run during school term. DISCLAIMER: Some workshops may be postponed due to low numbers, or other...

Free
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Language Café – Wagga Wagga

Wagga Wagga City Library 243 Baylis Street, Wagga Wagga

Would you like to improve your conversational English? Or help others to improve theirs? Language Café sessions are held during school terms on Monday, Wednesday and Saturdays from 11.00am - 12.30 pm. Numbers are limited, so bookings are essential. Please contact the library on 69269700 or email wcl@wagga.nsw.gov.au to advise us of your contact details and preferred day for...

Free

City Of Melton 2022 Lifelong Learning Festival Launch Event

The Amphitheatre Corner High Street & Palmerston Street, Melton

The City of Melton Lifelong Learning Festival is returning from September 3-10 2022! To celebrate this year’s festival, you’re invited to attend our free community launch event! Join us to enjoy a traditional Welcome to Country, special performances, free show bags, free coffee, subsidised food from onsite food trucks and so much more! You can...

Free

Gardening Skills for Everyone

Haddon Community Learning Centre 396 Sago Hill Road, Haddon

The Haddon Community Learning Centre is holding two free workshops in celebration of Adult Learners Week. Our first workshop is about "Seed Propagation."Come learn the tricks and tips for propagating seeds so that you can add colour to your garden beds, and also vegetables so you can grow your own food. With the mounting cost...

Free

Bushtukka Tour @ Footprints Ecofestival

Rozelle Bay Community Native Nursery 22 Wisdom St, Annandale

Learn about the many food and medicinal plants that grow in your local bushland On this relaxed walk in Whites Creek Valley Park you will be introduced to the variety of native plants which sustained the traditional Aboriginal custodians of this area, the Gadigal and Wangal peoples of the Eora Nation. Learn about the many...

Free

Save Time, Save Food workshop 2 – Creative cooking with leftovers

Whites Creek Valley Park 32 White Street, Lilyfield

Learn how to save time and save food in our series of three food waste avoidance workshops. Have you ever bought food for a picnic and ended up with a whole lot of leftover crackers, cheese and dip? Food waste means throwing time and money in the bin and one of the easiest ways to...

Free

Computer Maintenance

Devonport Online Level 1, paranaple centre, 137 Rooke Street, Devonport

Learn how to keep your computer up-to-date and running smoothly, install a virus checker, remove unnecessary files and more. We would like to encourage you to bring your own computer if it is portable, otherwise we just can demonstrate using our computers. Bookings are essential.

$5

Basic Tool Maintenance

Whites Creek Valley Park 32 White Street, Lilyfield

Learn how to look after your tools so they last a lifetime. Learn basic tool maintenance and how to DIY with the Inner West Tool Library, a community library of tools, gardening implements and many other useful things. Join Aaron and Leigh from the Inner West Tool Library team as they share their love for...

Free

Backyard Bees @ Footprints Ecofestival

Whites Creek Valley Park 32 White Street, Lilyfield

Match the bee, you and your backyard with Inner West Beekeepers. Discover the backyard beekeeping that matches the bee, you and your backyard. You’ll be shown the different types of bees in Australia, how they make honey, how to attract bees to your garden and how to become a beekeeper. Beekeepers are a friendly lot,...

Free

Thai Cooking – Afternoon Class

Arrabri Community House 42 Allambanan Drive, Bayswater North


Join this fun class to learn how to make Pad Thai noodles and Thai grilled chicken (Gai Yang). You will enjoy some taste testing and should have some leftovers to take home too. You will need to bring an apron, knife, chopping board and a container to take home leftovers.

$55

Growing greens with Pocket City Farms

Whites Creek Valley Park 32 White Street, Lilyfield

Learn how to grow your own delicious, healthy greens and herbs with Pocket City Farms, Sydney’s first urban farm based in Camperdown.   It’s always a good time to grow your...

Free
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Adult Learning is Fun for Everyone

Open Hands Elizabeth Street, Aitkenvale

Adult learning SHOULD be fun for everyone that is why OPEN HANDS have designed a program for Adult Learning Week that focuses on having fun while learning no matter who is learning, where they come from, how old they are or what language they speak. Our clients are primarily new Australians who are learning English...

Free
Recurring

Dealing with Uncertainty: The Power of Your Perspective

Point Cook Community Learning Centre 1-21 Cheetham St, Point Cook

In the last 2 years, we all experienced an unprecedented disruption to our lives and we have had to adjust to a new way of living – with little to no warning. Some of us continued to thrive amidst these rapidly changing conditions. Yet some of us felt stuck and frozen in an endless loop...

Free

Night Out at The Riddoch with Pippin Ellis

The Riddoch Arts & Cultural Centre 1 Bay Road, Mount Gambier

Do you want to adorn your walls with your very own masterpiece? Celebrate the arrival of Spring and enjoy painting with guidance from local artist Pippin Ellis. Using acrylic paints...

$85