Life Matters Workshops

The Life Matters workshops give young adults a chance to look at their lives and develop new skills for living. The programme is varied and interactive. It includes panel discussions, personal reflection, workshops, music, outdoor activities and mixing with people from diverse walks of life, religious and cultural backgrounds.

  • to help develop the skills and character strengths needed to contribute to positive change in today's world
  • to expand ones world view and ability to respond to people and situations
  • to help each person explore and discover their own distinctive purpose

Skills development in:
  • Discerning the moral values needed in the task of creating a world that works
  • Learning how an individual can make a difference
  • Making conflict transformation and reconciliation practical
  • Active listening - to other people, and to the inner voice for meaning and direction
  • Community building, teamwork and leadership
  • Understanding the root of particular national and international issues
  • Problem solving through personal change
  • Spiritual empowerment for transforming people and society

For more information, please contact Rob Wood

Latest News
Monday, 24 December, 2018

James McIvor, a senior Manager in the Victorian Department of Justice and Regulation, has many years of experience in career counselling and life skills coaching. A couple of years ago, he began offering follow-up seminars for Life Matters alumni further helping them achieve their dreams.

Friday, 19 January, 2018
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Mark Russell spots some parallels between writing, martial arts, and the Life Matters course.

Monday, 04 September, 2017
Life Matters

A chance encounter through a Google search brought Marlous Teh to her first Life Matters workshop.

Tuesday, 07 July, 2015
Life Matters Phillipines 2015

The Life Matters Course - developed in Australia to help young adults ‘shape a path and purpose for living’ – is now being presented around Asia. From 12-21 May, the third such course in Asia took place in Pagadian, in the troubled province of Mindanao, Philippines.