Download the festival app!

Download the festival app!

Plan your time during the Melton Lifelong Learning Festival with ease by downloading the festival app, brought to you by ShowGizmo. Find out event info, see which events are coming up, interact with other festival goers and festival event hosts and more! View the...
KURUNJANG COMMUNITY HUB GRAND OPENING!

KURUNJANG COMMUNITY HUB GRAND OPENING!

Join us on Friday 23 August from 11:30am for the official opening of the newly completed Kurunjang Community Hub. Festivities will begin at 11:30am in the teaching kitchen where Tim Bone, 2019 MasterChef Australia finalist will host a very special cooking...
Community Partnerships Program

Community Partnerships Program

About the Melton City Council Community Partnerships Program Written by Alex Maggi Each year, the Melton City Council Community Partnerships Program supports Community organisations to run their desired projects and Culture exchange workshops. The Community...
Celebrating Volunteers

Celebrating Volunteers

National Volunteer Week is an annual celebration to acknowledge the generous contribution of our nation’s volunteers. This year’s celebration theme is “Making a world of difference” and acknowledges the generous contributions of...
Volunteering and Its Benefits

Volunteering and Its Benefits

Volunteering and Its Benefits If Shakespeare does not mind, I would like to substitute the word Mercy in his quote ‘The virtue of Mercy falls like gentle rain from heaven’ to Volunteering. Volunteering blesses those who volunteer and those for whom one volunteers....
Learning Pathways

Learning Pathways

Creating equitable learning pathways for children and families!! The City of Melton continues to lead the way in utilising learning as a key driver for change, by ensuring all Melton citizens have equitable access to learning opportunities that enable individual...
Life Skills We All Need

Life Skills We All Need

What Life Skills Should Every Child Master? Parents often stress the importance of creative, academic and sporting efforts and achievements but ‘results on paper’ are just one of many skills children need to shine in their adult lives. In the City of Melton, many...
When Community finds its Voice…

When Community finds its Voice…

There is nothing more powerful than a community that not only knows its aspirations, needs and wishes but also understands ways on how to realise them. The community strength multiplies when residents connect together to apply their skills, knowledge and experience to...
10 Simple Ways to Raise Creative Kids

10 Simple Ways to Raise Creative Kids

10 Simple Ways to Raise Creative Kids     “The creative is the place where no one else has ever been. You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you’ll discover will be wonderful. What you’ll discover is...
Positive Learning Experience

Positive Learning Experience

What makes a positive learning experience? A welcoming educational environment is so important for learners, especially for those who had negative past experiences of education or may have left school early. There is sometimes a perception in our community that...
Benefits of informal learning

Benefits of informal learning

It is often said that the highest level of learning that involves the deepest cognitive impact on an individual is informal learning. Informal learning is a great outlet for reflective practice or experiential learning. Learners enjoy the autonomy associated with...
Melton – A UNESCO Learning City

Melton – A UNESCO Learning City

The City of Melton is the only Australian city that has been endorsed by UNESCO as learning city. The city achieved this distinction through coming together with the Community Learning Board have chosen to align all Learning Strategies and frameworks to the United...
Come and celebrate learning with us!

Come and celebrate learning with us!

Melton lifelong learning festival is a celebration of all that is lifelong, life-deep and life-wide learning in the city of Melton. The festival will take place across three days, from the 5th to the 7th of October. The festival is set to offer free inclusive...
Lifelong Learning Festival – Mobile App

Lifelong Learning Festival – Mobile App

Melton City Council is pleased and excited to launch the Melton Lifelong Learning Festival App. The festival offers people the chance to investigate new learning opportunities and activities, participate in them for free and then celebrate by talking about their...
Melton Lifelong Learning Festival

Melton Lifelong Learning Festival

Melton City Council is delighted to invite you to join us in celebrating the first Lifelong Learning Festival. The Melton Lifelong Learning Festival is a whole community event that provides opportunities for FREE learning activities across the City of Melton from 5-7...