Council recognises that practical and focused activities are needed to support the development of strong communities. Community members, groups and organisations have the opportunity to participate in a number of training and capacity building sessions and programs offered by our team.


Brimbank Community Leadership Program
The Brimbank Community Leadership Program provides opportunities for eligible community members to build and strengthen their capacity in community leadership and participation. The training program aims to support the contribution of individuals towards Brimbank as a diverse, active and well supported connected community, with high participation in local and municipal community life.


Brimbank Community Leadership Program 2016 - Applications have now closed.
Are you 18 years old or over and live, study or work in the Brimbank Local Government area? Are you interested in working with others to develop and strengthen your community leadership and participation skills?

Council has engaged the services of the Australian Multicultural Foundation to co-present the Brimbank Leadership Program sessions.

Thursday 28 April - Thursday 9 June 2016
Sunshine Convention Centre, Victoria University
Gate A, 460 Ballarat Road, Sunshine

Seven weekly sessions will be held from 6-8.30pm

  • Week 1 Thu 28 April: Leadership in Our Community
  • Week 2 Thu 5 May: Your Community, Your Council
  • Week 3 Thu 12 May: Planning and Running Projects and Events
  • Week 4 Thu 19 May: Communication Skills
  • Week 5 Thu 26 May: Working with Groups
  • Week 6 Thu 2 June: Working with the Media and Promotion
  • Week 7 Thu 9 June: Group Presentations, Guest Speakers and Summary

Fully subsidised - At No Charge

Participants will get to use their skills and learning in a series of practical activities within the program and will receive information about opportunities for ongoing community participation.

Download the Brimbank Community Leadership 2016 flyer (2MB).

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