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Energy Bills LIRW

Free programs to enhance your life skills

 

TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR ENERGY BILLS

Discover some great energy saving tips and information to help you understand your bills and monitor your energy use.

Sessions at Glen Waverley and Clayton Library. Free

Wednesday 30 August,  10:30am - 11:30am (morning session)

Glen Waverley Library

112 Kingsway, Glen Waverley, 3150

Book on 9560 1655

Wednesday 30 August,  2:00pm - 3:00pm (afternoon session)

Clayton Library

9-15 Cooke Street, Clayton 3168

Book on 9560 1655

Or book online for Glen Waverley (am) or book online for Clayton Library (pm)

AVOIDING SCAMS

Join us for this invaluable session to learn about web browser security, encryption, cookies, safe wireless  networking, identifying fraudulent emails and take the opportunity to ask all of your questions. Bring along your devices!

 

Wednesday 16 August 10:30am - 11:30am

Wheelers Hill

860 Ferntree Gully Rd

Wheelers Hill

Book on 9561 6211

or book online for this session.

Monday 21 August 10:30am  -11:30am

Mount Waverley Library

41 Miller Cres, Mount Waverley

Book on 9807 5022

or book online for this session.

 

LANDLORD RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS

When leasing property in Victoria, you have rights and obligations according to the Residential Tenancies Act.

During this presentation discover what they are.

 

Monday 28 August at 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Glen Waverley Library

112 Kingsway, Glen Waverley

Book on 9560 1655

or book online for this session.

 

Monday 4 September at  7:00pm - 8:30pm

Chinese language session

Glen Waverley Library

112 Kingsway, Glen Waverley

Book on 9560 1655

or book online for this session.

  

Wednesday 6 September at 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Chinese language session

Mount Waverley Library

41 Miller Crescent, Mount Waverley

Book on 9807 5022

or book online for this session.

 

Previous Workshops

MY MONEY: a two-part workshop

Join us for this enlightening two-part workshop!  Attend sessions at Chadstone, Oakleigh or Mulgrave.  Free.

Workshop 1

•  Understand your current financial situation

•  Develop your family budget

•  Establish your financial goals

Workshop 2

•  Learn to limit your spending and develop saving strategies

•  Where to go for help if you need it

•  Traps in borrowing more than you can afford

Mondays  24 & 31 July , 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Batesford Reserve Youth and Community Hub

94 Batesford Rd, Chadstone

Book on 9541 3120

Or book online for Monday 24 July and book online for Monday 31 July

Thursdays 27 July & 3 August 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Oakleigh Library

148 Drummond St, Oakleigh

Book on 9563 4138

Or book online for Thursday 27 July and book online for Thursday 3 August

Fridays 28 July & 4 August 10:30am -12:30pm

Mulgrave Neighbourhood Library

36 - 42 Mackie St, Mulgrave

Book on 9546 1253

Or book online for Friday 28 July and book online for Friday 4 August

AUSTRALIAN CITIZENSHIP

A one-session introductory program covering information on applying for Australian Citizenship.

Includes guidance on :

•  How to complete the paperwork

•  How to study for the test

Tuesday  8 August  2:00pm - 4:00pm

Clayton Library

9-15 Cooke St, Clayton

Book on 9541 3120

Wednesday 9 August 10.30am - 12.30pm

Glen Waverley Library

112 Kingsway, Glen Waverley

Book on 9560 1655

 

RENTING AND YOUR RIGHTS

When renting property in Victoria, you have rights and obligations according to the Residential Tenancies Act.

During this presentation, discover what they are in relation to:

Beginning a tenancy

• Forms • Beware of scams

During a tenancy

• Repairs • Rent increases • Inspections

Ending a tenancy

• Notice to vacate • Notice to landlord • Leaving the property

Wednesday 12 July 10:30am - 12:30pm

Glen Waverley Library

112 Kingsway, Glen Waverley

Book on 9560 1655

Tuesday 1 August 2:00pm -  4:00pm

Mount Waverley Library

41 Miller Crescent

Mount Waverley

Book on 9807 5022

or book online for this session.

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JOB READY

Join us for an introductory guide on becoming “job ready”. Discover where to apply for jobs, how to prepare your application and address tricky “Key Selection Criteria”.

You will also receive tips on identifying your current skills and how to present at an interview.

Monday  17 July  2:00pm - 4:00pm

Clayton Library

9-15 Cooke St, Clayton

Book on 9541 3120

or book online for this session.

Tuesday 18 July  5:30pm -7:30pm

Glen Waverley Library

112 Kingsway, Glen Waverley

Book on 9560 1655

or book online for this session.

Wednesday 19 July 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Mount Waverley Library

41 Miller Cres, Mount Waverley

Book on 9807 5022

or book online for this session.

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Last updated: 19 September 2017