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Cineraria - a splash of garden colour!

Cineraria - a splash of garden colour!

The Cineraria was one of the most popular bedding plants for late Winter and Spring. This plant's popularity has waned a bit but it definitely deserves a spot in most gardens - mainly for the splash of colour it brings when most other plants are still dormant.

Community Services students to raise awareness of gender-based violence with on-campus project

Community Services students to raise awareness of gender-based violence with on-campus project

Students who are completing the Certificate IV in Community Services at Wodonga TAFE are presenting a project to benefit the community and generate discussion about intimate partner violence, on campus this Wednesday 12 September 2018. 

Lavender cotton - a touch of the Mediterranean

Lavender cotton - a touch of the Mediterranean

Lavender Cotton (Santolina chamaecyparissus) is a touch of the Mediterranean. An evergreen shrub, this plant is favoured for its dense, silvery-grey foliage and for its tolerance to drought.

Achieving goals: Training to be a Trainer and Assessor

Achieving goals: Training to be a Trainer and Assessor

There’s smiles all round for the first two groups of students who are very close to completion of their Certificate IV in Training and Assessment!

Potatoes, potatoes, potatoes!

Potatoes, potatoes, potatoes!

August, September and October are great months for planting potatoes directly into the garden. Growing your own potatoes is very satisfying, and perfect for gardeners who have a good sized vegetable garden.

Developing resources to guide learning and play in Early Childhood

Developing resources to guide learning and play in Early Childhood

Educators in the Early Childhood sector have an important role in helping children discover that fun and education go hand in hand! 

The Flowering Quince

The Flowering Quince

The Japanese Flowering Quince (Chaenomeles) is a deciduous or a semi-deciduous shrub. The height varies depending upon the species and can range from about one metre to three metres. The most attractive feature of this plant is the prolific number of flowers that appear on the bare, leafless branches. These flowers create a brilliant display in the late winter when there’s not...

MTA Car Club Day

MTA Car Club Day

Get ready for Motorsports Training Australia's next Car Club day!

MTA's next Car Club day is scheduled for Saturday 25 August 2018, from 8am until 4pm

Funding and Support for Long-Term Unemployed

Funding and Support for Long-Term Unemployed

Wodonga TAFE have secured Government Funding to assist long-term job seekers on their often difficult quest for employment. The Reconnect Program is aimed at those who meet a specific set of criteria and are often more disadvantaged when it comes to being selected for work opportunities. The program’s main aim is to assist these people to gain a useful set of skills or even...

Winter Colour

Winter Colour

It’s that time of year when the colour of autumn leaves are but a memory and the colour of spring blossom is yet to appear. Even our blue sky is cloaked in a cover of grey clouds. In our climate zone of four distinct seasons, winter can be rather dull and drab - but help is at hand. When deciduous trees are bare of foliage and the roses have lost their blooms, the native Australian...

Wodonga TAFE VCAL students supported National Tree Day at Willow Park this week

Wodonga TAFE VCAL students supported National Tree Day at Willow Park this week

Two classes of VCAL students from Wodonga TAFE connected with nature and engaged with their local community as they took part in a tree planting activity at Willow Park, Pearce Street, Wodonga, to support Planet Ark’s ‘National Tree Day’ this week.

The perfect choice for a colourful garden

The perfect choice for a colourful garden

Bedding plants can be a wide range of different species, from annual plants, biennials and even short-lived perennials. ‘Bedding plant’ is the name we give to any plants that are used for a short-term display. Usually, we grow them for their colourand then, as soon as the flowers finish, we remove and discard them – even our bedding plants have...

“I came out confident to start my own business"

“I came out confident to start my own business"

Andrew Mero is a passionate, determined and adventurous architectural graduate who loves being outdoors and has a deep devotion to alpine architecture. He worked as a Building Contractor, a Property Developer, and a Property Manager, to name a few things until he became a Building Designer entrepreneur. He now happily runs his own studio in Mt Beauty and he employs two Wodonga TAFE...

Wodonga TAFE celebrates with three finalists in upcoming Victorian Training Awards

Wodonga TAFE celebrates with three finalists in upcoming Victorian Training Awards

Wodonga TAFE is celebrating finalist nominations in three categories at the 2018 Victorian Training Awards. Wodonga TAFE has been notified that it is a finalist for the 2018 Large Training Provider of the Year, together with teacher Sarah Whitling as a finalist for Teacher/Trainer of the Year, and student Christian Bashimbe a finalist for the Vocational Student of the Year.

Don't let the cold weather make your garden look dull!

Don't let the cold weather make your garden look dull!

The cold weather has certainly set in - but cold weather doesn’t necessarily mean a boring garden. If you’re lucky enough to have a Camellia sasanqua growing it should be thick with blooms, blooms that fall and carpet the ground with colourful petals. A well maintained, Camellia is enough to brighten even the coldest day.

Showcase on Creativity and Hospitality as VCAL students visit from CCW

Showcase on Creativity and Hospitality as VCAL students visit from CCW

Students from Catholic College Wodonga rose to the challenge when they visited Wodonga TAFE’s McKoy Street campus late in May, bringing their creative minds and keenness to imagine big and achieve great things as part of a one-day immersive experience in the Creative Industries, and also in Hospitality and Cookery. On campus for a full day of activities, the secondary college VCAL...

NAIDOC WEEK - Wodonga TAFE Event: 'Kookaburra Kalling', 10 July 2018, 11am-3pm

NAIDOC WEEK - Wodonga TAFE Event: 'Kookaburra Kalling', 10 July 2018, 11am-3pm

Wodonga TAFE, Eddie 'Kookaburra' Kneebone Art Gallery
87 McKoy Street, West Wodonga. 

Wodonga TAFE invites all members of the community to come along and celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, culture and achievements; recognisingthe positive contribution Indigenous Australians make to our country and society.

Events students building their brand: professionals behind the scenes

Events students building their brand: professionals behind the scenes

When you recall events or functions that you’ve attended, you think of the many memories you have associated with that occasion. What you don’t give thought to or even notice are the professionals behind the scenes who put in the hard work to make the occasion stand out and run smoothly: professionals such as the caterers and events...

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