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Our Tutors

The tutors at Warragul Community House are experts in their field and have a passion for sharing their knowledge with members of the community like you.

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Maureen Quigley Painting, Drawing

Maureen is our tutor for the popular Painting and Drawing classes – beginner or developing.
Maureen has been involved in many aspects of Art all her life. She has had 5 successful solo painting exhibitions and we are delighted that she is so willing to share her passion and love of painting by teaching here at Warragul Community House.

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Rob McCormack Philosophy, Rhetoric

Rob has been a second chance adult educator for over 35 years. He has an interest in linguistics, philosophical hermeneutics, and rhetorical theory & practice (but don't worry if you don't know what any of that means...he's just interested in ways of thinking and learning). Since 2000, Rob has studied ancient rhetoric in the belief that it still has a lot to offer contemporary education.

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Joanne Watt Dance, Movement, Ballet

Jo has extensive dance teaching, choreography & theatre direction. She has worked in both adult and children’s classes in numerous dance styles, ability levels and for people with disabilities. Jo holds a graduate diploma in dance and movement, bachelor in dance, and a diploma in dance teaching and management..

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Stanley Lithco Yoga, Feldenkrais, Sit-Fit

Stanley has practiced yoga since his late teens, in the form of physical yoga, yoga philosophy and meditation. He is a qualified yoga teacher who has been teaching community classes in Melbourne for 10 years. He has attended a number of yoga intensives with senior yoga teachers in both Australia and India, as part of his professional development.
Stanley’s practice of yoga and Feldenkrais has been of great value in his own life and he is keen to share the benefits of these modalities with his students as the basis of a happy, healthy and rewarding life. He aims to provide a supportive, encouraging and enjoyable learning environment for all his students.

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Michael Klein Mechanics

Michael is very experienced in car maintenance and has been volunteer tutoring this class for many years. He has a very hands on approach with his students and is an asset to our tutoring team.

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Mick Green Drones

Mick is currently running his own company called Drift Media which is an independent production house that has been in operation for over a decade. His passion lies in all things media- from aerial drone work, to underwater documentaries, to process flow animations, to short film narratives.

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Quentin Christensen Computers/IT

Quentin holds very sound PC skills- including 12 years teaching PC skills at Vision Australia. He holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Computer Science) and Cert IV in Training and Assessment.

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Vicky Daddo Writing Fiction & Non-Fiction

Vicky writes fiction - both short stories and novels. Vicky is the Gippsland Regional Ambassador for Writers Victoria, President of the Gippsland Writers Group, and she organises the Latrobe City Literary Festival, working to deliver a program of workshops and author presentations across a weekend. In 2018, Vicky's writing was highly commended in the prestigious Hope Prize and she was a recipient of a Women’s Writing Career Development Scholarship.

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Luke Matthews Guitar, Song writing, Uke

Luke is a very skilled musician who is volunteering some time with us to teach adults and children about his passion- music. Luke currently teaches guitar and also ukuleles here at Warragul Community House.


Joan Best Patchworking

Joan has extensive skills in numerous areas including; textiles, art & craft, dress making, machine embroidery- natural dyes & techniques, papermaking, and of course patch working. We look forward to creating some amazing masterpieces with her.


Trish Lott Cooking

Trish Lott runs a cake decorating supplies business, all while being a full-time stay at home mum to three beautiful children. Trish started cake decorating when her first child was coming up to his first birthday; she had so much fun that she decided to do study cake decorating…and the rest is history! 7 years and many, many cakes later, Trish loves sharing her skill and knowledge and helping other people to create the cakes of their dreams. She is so very excited to teach at WCH and can’t wait to see what cakes the students create!


Jack Oster Computers

Jack is our very skilled tutor who does an amazing job teaching our computer classes. Jack has completed a certificate IV in Workplace Training & Assessment, Graduate Diploma in Accounting and Bachelor of Applied Science and has an abundance of experience mentoring, leading, helping, solving and training.


Katrina Wattchow Women Back in the Workforce

Katrina has years of experiences working with people looking to return to the workforce, including working in Bendigo for a Jobskills Program and also a Skillshare program in Eaglehawk. Her role in these positions was to help to obtain and retain employment, and to proceed to further education or training. She has a wealth of knowledge and is an asset to our team


Natasha Vorogushin Cooking

Natasha, from Tash Can Cook, came to The Warragul Community House with a wealth of knowledge about cooking, teaching and recipe writing. She currently runs her own business including cookery classes, culinary workshops, kids cooking parties, cooking demonstrations, and event hosting.


Rebecca Maunder EAL

Rebecca has come to join our team with 6.5 years teaching experience under her belt, with a Bachelor of Teaching and Bachelor of Applied Science. She has also done some literacy tutoring in the Warragul area.


Russell Monson Photography

Building on many years of experience and self taught skills, Russell has drawn upon his involvement in the Warrragul Camera Club and participation in several short courses to develop his skills. He is currently enrolled in an Advanced Diploma of Photography at Photography Studies College, Melbourne.
Russell’s images have been accepted in (juried) National Photographic Competitions in Ballarat, Pakenham and Warragul. Russell’s image ‘Team Work’ earned a Merit at Ballarat in 2016. ‘Eggs for Breakfast’ also gained a Merit at Pakenham in 2016. In 2018 the image ‘On Stage’ gained the award for ‘Best Photographic Work’ in the Ficifolia Art Show. Russell was also acknowledged as the ‘Most Successful Photography Exhibitor’ in this show.


Bruce Langdon Photography

Bruce Langdon has been a photographer for many years and has an Advanced Diploma in Photography studying at Photography Studies College in Melbourne, Victoria.
Although his main love is landscape photography and has travelled to many areas in Australia, he is also skilled at lifestyle and portrait photography and loves working in the studio shooting product, food and personal fine art photographs experimenting with light.
Bruce is also a renowned graphic and web designer and uses his photographic skills to compliment the service he offers his clients with commercial photography.