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Economic development the key to regional recovery – Marysville

April 22, 2017

Successful economic development and recovery poses significant challenges to the recovery of regions after disasters or economic stagnation, according to experts who addressed the 2017 Rivers and Ranges Community Leadership Program group on Friday 21 April, 2017. The group was addressed by a range of experts including Bob Elkington, Economic Development Manager at Shire of […]

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BUILD OUR COMMUNITY TOGETHER – Alexandra

March 31, 2017

The 2017 Cohort of RRCLP descended on the beautiful town of Alexandra on the 31st March. The Council Chamber doors were opened to speakers and leaders that provided valuable insight on community capacity building and resilience to the 2017 team. The speakers included Naomi McNamara – Manager Community Services, Murrindindi Shire Council, Michelle Dunscombe – […]

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2017 Program Launch and Networking Night

February 20, 2017

Help us welcome this years participants of the Rivers and Ranges Community Leadership Program. Network amongst industry leaders and learn more about the activities in your community. ‘Make your leadership dreams a reality’. Date: Thursday 2nd of March 2017 Time: 7.00 to 9.00 pm Venue: Alexandra Golf Club, 5 Gordon St, Alexandra Bookings: Free but […]

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Grass Roots Governance Workshop

November 13, 2016

‘Grass Roots Governance’  the complete governance solution for community organisations  Most community-based boards and committees of management struggle to fully understand and fulfil their governance responsibilities and accountabilities.  Unfortunately, they are usually also unaware of the significant risks this can expose them to as well!!! Sound familiar?  Have you ever joined a board or committee, […]

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Asset Based Community Driven (ABCD) Community Engagement and Development Workshop

November 11, 2016

Monday 5th – Tuesday 6th December, Bundoora Discover community strengths to address problems and realise collective dreams! ABCD is a powerful approach to community engagement and development that focuses on abilities and potential, rather than problems and deficits, by discovering and mobilising the resources that are already present in a community. Gain practical tools to […]

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Leadership Lessons from Canberra for Local Communities

October 20, 2016

Participants in the Rivers and Ranges Community Leadership Program (RRCLP) have just returned from a 3 day Study Tour to Canberra to better understand politics, their impact on our community and how locals can influence the agenda. Common themes discussed with Members of Parliament included creating a culture of leadership in your community with strong […]

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Launch 2014-2015 Hugh Williamson Foundation Project – Tragedy of the Commons

June 17, 2015

Littering and dumping of rubbish in public spaces (the “Commons”) impacts flora, fauna and waterways and spoils the beauty of these important areas. Rivers and Ranges Community Leadership Program 2014 -2015 participants conducted research into environmental issues affecting the region incorporating the Local Government areas of Mitchell, Murrindindi, Nillumbik, Whittlesea and Yarra Ranges. They found […]

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Launch Rivers and Ranges Community Leadership Program

June 23, 2014

RRCLP are pleased to invite all supporters to attend the Launch of the inaugural 2014-2015 Program. Sponsored by City of Whittlesea, it will be held from 6.00pm – 8.00pm at the Great Hall, Council Offices, 25 Ferres Boulevard, South Morang. Dress is Corporate/Business. Finger food and drinks will be served. RSVP by 11th July to […]

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Victorian Regional Community Leadership Programs Scholarship Fund

June 20, 2014

This fund will provide scholarships to all ten Community Leadership Programs across regional Victoria, including RRCLP. For further information please follow links below. Donation Form – Developing Community Leaders Requires Partnerships Donation Form – Victorian Regional Community Leadership Programs  

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