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  • Healthy Me, Healthy Planet report
    The evaluation report on the project, Healthy Me, Healthy Planet, delivered by Whitehorse Manningham Libraries, is now available here. The Healthy Me, Healthy Planet program was an evidence-informed pilot program designed to promote the health co-benefits of action on climate change including health and wellbeing and pro-climate/environmental knowledge and attitudes. The aim of the program was to empower participants with the skills and knowledge to…
  • A future for public libraries – free webinar
    A future for public libraries Local Government Library Technology (LGLibTech) Dialogues with library thought leader leaders. 7th December 2022 14.30 to 15.30 London time (GMT)  NOTE that this is 1.30AM AEST – but a recording will be available for anyone who registers. Register for the webinar. https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_5z1MJvsmRFC35BvU_UBzsg The public library service, which is profoundly important, is in trouble. Library Consultant Ken Chad will be in…
  • 2022 Kenneth Myer Lecture: Uluru Statement
    The National Library and the Myer Foundation are honoured to host the 2022 Kenneth Myer lecture, with Professor Megan Davis speaking on the Uluru Statement and the referendum to enshrine an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice to Parliament in the Constitution. The lecture will be held at the Arts Centre, Melbourne, on Thurs 15 December and is free to the public. Program Thursday 15…
  • Merri-bek Libraries Diversity & inclusion – panel discussion 6 pm, Tuesday 6 December
    Merri-bek Libraries invite you to: Diversity & inclusion – panel discussion 6 pm, Tuesday 6 December Zoom Celebrating the diversity of our Merri-bek community, our panel of authors will discuss diversity and inclusion in their writing. UNESCO Cities of Literature Virtual Writer in Residence, Anton Kurnia (from Jakarta) in conversation with local authors Nandita Chakraborty and Lisa Dempster. Free event – Registrations essential. Register Here!
  • National Science Week 2023 grant round opens
    The National Science Week Grant Round for 2023 opened today, offering funds from $2,000 to $20,000 to individuals and organisations to provide science engagement activities during next year’s festival in August. National Science Week, Australia’s major national celebration of the sciences, will be held from 12 to 20 August 2023. National Science Week provides the opportunity for community participation in high profile science engagement activities…
  • Brilliant basics of grant applications

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  • Introducing Writeability Goes Local and Online
    Writeability Goes Local and Online is program for writers with disability, delivered in partnership with Local Councils. About Writeability Writers Victoria’s award winning Writeability program supports writers with disability wanting to develop their skills and writing careers. Writeability aims to remove some of the barriers that prevent people with disability from connecting with writing and publishing. It provides tools and information to help people with…
  • Online event: Exploring the Climate Emergency
    Together We Can: Exploring the Climate Emergency with Claire O’Rourke Tuesday 8 November 6-7pm Maribyrnong Libraries invite you to join Together We Can: Exploring the Climate Emergency with Claire O’Rourke. Join Claire O’Rourke to learn about the climate emergency and hear stories of people all around Australia who are making a difference. They come from every walk of life: food producers, sportspeople, financiers, psychologists, First…
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