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Develop your Digital Skills and Confidence

With the new Be Connected website Be Connected is an Australia wide initiative empowering all Australians to thrive in a digital world.   Work through the topic library with self-paced courses – with new topics constantly added. Courses include: The absolute basics – how to use a mouse, keyboard etc Getting started – some essential skills to getting started online Connecting to others – get set up with the correct equipment to make video calls Safety First – the essential skills to stay safe online. REGISTER NOW & GET STARTED...

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Make Your Own Natural Cosmetics Workshop

Fully Booked! 1.30-3.30pm, Saturday 28 October 2017 at Success Library. Be inspired & save money! Make cleansers, toners & creams From all natural ingredients – herbs, oils & essential oils Samples to take home. Workshop presented by Nirala Hunt an advocate of natural skincare. Free event – but please register. Register For further information please call 9411...

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NBN Helpful Hints

NBN Key Information We ran the nbn workshops! Below is a summary of the key information.   Q.  How do I check to see if NBN is available at my premises? A.   Simply visit www.nbnco.com.au, go to the address checking tool and check your address. Q.  What is the NBN™ network replacing?  *Fixed line areas are those that nbn is laying fibre services in the ground to provide a service. Q. How do I connect to the nbn™ network? Q. What speeds are available on the nbn? Q. Safety critical devices and the nbn™ network? Handy links on...

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Mindfulness – check out these books!

And we still have limited places for Saturday’s event on Introduction to Mindfulness. Be quick and register now! 10 essential mindfulness books   1. Mindfulness : a practical guide / Tessa Watt. Explores how to listen to your body to reduce stress and anxiety. How to focus better at work by becoming more aware of what is happening in the present, and how to enjoy life more by bringing mindfulness into everyday actions.   2. Mindfulness : your step-by-step guide to a happier life / Tessa Watt Plenty of practical exercises for newcomers. By listening to your body, becoming more aware of what’s happening in the present moment and...

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Get Ready for Plastic Free July

Books & DVDs to get you started! 1. Plastic-free : how I kicked the plastic habit and you can too / Beth Terry The creator of the blog My Plastic-Free Life provides personal anecdotes, stats about the environmental and health problems related to plastic and personal solutions, handy lists and charts and tips on how to limit one’s plastic footprint and get involved in community action. 2. Plastic purge : how to use less plastic, eat better, keep toxins out of your body, and help save the sea turtles! / Michael SanClements. Reap the benefits with this easy-to-follow advice. Plastics...

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Decorating Using Recycled & Upcycled Materials

Need inspiration & ideas? 10 Books to get you started 1. Guerilla furniture design : how to build lean, modern furniture with salvaged materials / Will Holman Features 35 simple, inexpensive projects that you can make from salvaged and upcycled materials. Many are stackable and easily portable, most can be made in a weekend, and all include instructions for disassembly and disposal when you’re ready to repurpose the materials.  2. Upcycle : 24 sustainable DIY projects / Rebbeca Proctor. Recreate upcycled designs – step-by-step instructions. Projects include a clever mat woven from marine rope, a geometric lampshade made of strips...

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