Staying at home during enforced social isolation does not mean you are shut off from the world completely.
We have curated a variety of online resources for you to explore as well as hosting some online programming to inspire you.
Health & Wellbeing
Now, more than ever, it's the time to look after your mental and physical health.
Check out some of these suggestions:
For all your exercise, yoga and meditation needs, check out the great sessions recorded by Brimbank Leisure Centres
To learn about local artists and community collaborating to support the broader community during Covid-19 check Creative Brimbank
Nothing like a cup of herbal tea to calm the nerves and you probably have some of these plants in your garden. Learn How to Make Tea from Your Backyard Herb Garden
If you can’t go out in nature, let nature come to you by Mindfulness Meditations
Seniors like all of us need to keep fit and healthy during COVID-19. Check out Active Seniors to achieve that.
Learn how to make easy and nourishing meals with pantry staples with Better Health Channel.
Missing going to a concert, the opera, or live jams or just needing some music to get you through the day...try some of these links:
East Arnhem Land Live
Metropolitan Opera (US)
Australian Music Vault
Australian Chamber Orchestra
Melbourne Recital Centre
The State of Music
Theatre & Dance
There is something for everyone’s taste here to enjoy from the comfort of your own home.
Bowery Theatre at STACC
To help uplift and connect during this time, the Arts Centre Melbourne is sharing full-length performances, artist interviews, family activities, podcasts, curated playlists and more.
Check out Romeo & Juliet brought to you by the Australian Ballet
Live theatre shows may be cancelled but there is still much to experience, check out MTC Now from the Melbourne Theatre Company
National Theatre (UK)
Stratford Festival (Canada)
Galleries & Museums
Be inspired by the wonders in these galleries & museums, both local and abroad:
Art Gallery of Ballarat
The seasons don’t stop and our gardens still need attention. Here are some useful links to keep you active in the garden:
Check out Sustainability at Home created by the Environment Team at Brimbank City Council.
Autumn is the time to plant natives in your garden. Check out this step by step guide from here:
Royal Botanic Gardens in Cranbourne.
The Diggers Club
Hobbies & Other Distractions to do at Home
Crosswords and other word games
Craft Projects to do while at home
Learn some home renovations, designing an extension or dream home from Undercover Architect