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Leaders meet in Toowoomba and Brisbane

22 November 2017

Last week 33 leaders from all over Australia convened in Toowoomba and Brisbane for their second session of the Australian Rural Leadership Program (ARLP) Course 24. This was the first time the group...

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17 November 2017

We currently have an employment opportunity within our team. If you want to be part of a team that values each individual's contribution and is fun, supportive and innovative, apply now. Position Description...

First Alumni Scholarship for Australian Rural Leadership Program

16 November 2017

The Australian Rural Leadership Foundation announced at Government House in Canberra today, that the first ever Alumni Scholarship will be bestowed in 2018. The announcement was made at an afternoon celebration with Australia’s...

Leaders graduate from the Torres Strait Women’s Leadership Program

16 November 2017

Ten women leaders graduated from the Torres Strait Women’s Leadership Program on Wednesday 8 November on Thursday Island, Queensland. The program took place over three sessions, with the first session based in the...

A night to remember – 25th Anniversary Celebrations

25 October 2017

Last week we held our 25th Anniversary Celebrations in Canberra.  These celebrations provided us with an opportunity to reflect on past achievements, acknowledge outstanding contributions and celebrate the ongoing impact of the organisation....

Women leaders from the Torres Strait visit state and national leaders

24 October 2017

Last week, the second session of the Torres Strait Women’s Leadership Program was held in Brisbane and Canberra. Ten women leaders from the Torres Strait met with politicians and other community leaders to...

Course 23 graduates from Australian Rural Leadership Program

24 October 2017

Last week the final session of Course 23 of the Australian Rural Leadership Program (ARLP) was held in Canberra. The main focus of the session was on the theory and practice of advocacy...

25th Anniversary Celebrations of the Australian Rural Leadership Foundation

20 October 2017

The Australian Rural Leadership Foundation celebrates 25 years of developing leaders for rural, regional and remote at the National Museum of Australia in Canberra today. The occasion will be celebrated at the Australian...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leaders arrive in Canberra for inspiring program

11 September 2017

Twenty-Four Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leaders from across Australia will undertake their final session and graduate from the inspiring National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Leaders Program (NATSILP) in Canberra this week....

Elders commits as Major Partner for the 25th Anniversary Celebration of the Australian Rural Leadership Foundation

29 August 2017

The Australian Rural Leadership Foundation is excited to announce that Elders is the Major Partner for its 25th Anniversary Celebration on 20 October 2017 in Canberra. “As a not-for-profit organisation, we rely on...

Torres Strait Women’s Leadership Program commences

23 August 2017

Ten women leaders from the Torres Strait commenced the Torres Strait Women’s Leadership Program on Monday 21 August 2017. This program is specifically for Torres Strait Islander and Aboriginal women in the Torres...

The fourth National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Leaders Program commences

22 August 2017

The fourth National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Leaders Program (NATSILP) commenced this week in Darwin, NT. Seventeen participants travelled from all over Australia to be part of the fourth program being delivered...

Applications open for Australian Rural Leadership Program Course 25

11 August 2017

Applications are currently open for Australia’s iconic and challenging leadership development program announced Matt Linnegar, Chief Executive of the Australian Rural Leadership Foundation. “We are currently looking for leaders from rural, regional and...

Leaders meet in Darwin to commence iconic leadership program

25 July 2017

Thirty-three Australian leaders from diverse industries, communities and backgrounds arrived in Darwin yesterday to commence the iconic Australian Rural Leadership Program (ARLP) Course 24. These rural, regional and remote leaders are immersed in a...

25th Anniversary Celebrations

3 July 2017

Join us to celebrate our 25th Anniversary FRIDAY 20 OCTOBER 2017 National Museum of Australia - Lawson Cres, Acton - Canberra   Morning - ARLP Course 23 graduation ceremony, including John Allwright Memorial...

Agribusiness leaders graduate 2017

16 June 2017

Sixteen leaders graduated from the second Australian Agribusiness Leadership Program last week in Sydney. The leaders came from different organisations and locations to collectively develop themselves as leaders, develop relationships and collaborate with...

Leaders graduate from National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Leaders Program

23 May 2017

Eleven Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leaders graduated in Dubbo on 11 May from the first National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Program (NATSILP). Participants travelled from all over Australia to be part...

Australians travel to Indonesia as part of leadership program

15 May 2017

Thirty-six leaders from throughout rural, regional and remote Australia arrived in Indonesia on 13 May 2017, to spend two weeks experiencing Java and Sumatra from a leadership development perspective. The trip is part...

Diverse leaders chosen for iconic leadership program

10 May 2017

Thirty-three leaders from diverse industries, communities and backgrounds have been selected to undertake the iconic Australian Rural Leadership Program (ARLP) announced Matt Linnegar, Chief Executive of the Australian Rural Leadership Foundation. The ARLP...

Twelve emerging rural leaders graduate from TRAIL program

10 May 2017

Twelve emerging leaders from throughout Australia graduated from the Training Rural Australians In Leadership (TRAIL) program in Canberra on Tuesday 2 May. TRAIL is an eight-day cross-sector leadership program delivered by the Australian...

Agribusiness Leaders Program 2017

7 April 2017

Sixteen agribusiness leaders from across Australia travelled to Melbourne to commence the first of three sessions of the Australian Agribusiness Leadership Program (AALP). The focus of this session was: Self and Others; Perceptions...

New Patrons to promote rural, regional and remote leadership

27 February 2017

Mr Tim Fairfax AC, Professor Colleen Hayward AM and Mr Andrew Robb AO, have agreed to become Patrons of the Australian Rural Leadership Foundation (ARLF). ARLF Chairman, Michael Carroll, welcomed the new Patrons,...

Rural leaders visit northeast Victoria

17 February 2017

This week the Australian Rural Leadership Program (ARLP) Course 23, travelled from all over Australia to convene in northeast Victoria as part of the Case Study component of the program. They delved into...

Regional Australia leaders meet in Melbourne

22 November 2016

Thirty-one leaders from rural, regional and remote Australia have gathered in Melbourne this week to enhance their leadership skills and build networks. Australian Rural Leadership Foundation (ARLF) Chief Executive, Matt Linnegar, said this...

New Patron announced at Annual General Meeting

17 November 2016

Australia's Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd) has agreed to become the Patron-in-Chief of the Australian Rural Leadership Foundation (ARLF). ARLF Chairman, Michael Carroll, welcomed the support...

Ten Torres Strait women graduate from leadership program

17 October 2016

Ten women leaders of the Torres Strait completed their third and final session of the Torres Strait Women’s Leadership Program in Canberra last week. This program is specifically for Torres Strait Islander and...

ARLP Course 22 graduate in Perth

4 October 2016

The Australian Rural Leadership Program (ARLP) Course 22 graduated in Perth on 22 September at the Foundation’s Gala Dinner. The evening commenced with an ARLP past-participant panel discussion facilitated by Leigh Radford from...

23rd cohort of leaders commences in the Kimberley

15 August 2016

A brand new cohort of established leaders are heading for the remote Kimberley region to commence the Australian Rural Leadership Program (ARLP). This is the Australian Rural Leadership Foundation’s iconic, national leadership development...

Agribusiness Leadership Program makes an impact

27 June 2016

Fifteen leaders from 11 agribusiness organisations have graduated from the Foundation’s inaugural Australian Agribusiness Leadership Program. This highly engaged cohort of agribusiness leaders from around Australia experienced their final program session from 20-24...

Rice industry hones leaders

26 June 2016

The 2016 Rice Industry Leadership Program, which the Foundation delivers for the Ricegrowers Association of Australia, wrapped up in the NSW Riverina last week. Participants spent time exploring diverse businesses and leadership challenges...

C22 embrace Indonesia study tour

13 June 2016

The 22nd cohort of the Australian Rural Leadership Program saw 25 regional leaders from around Australia travel to Indonesia. Over two weeks, the group explored three main regions - Jakarta, Lampung and Bandung. The...

Well-rounded Riverina Case study for C22

23 February 2016

The fourth session of the 17-month Australian Rural Leadership Program, Course 22 took place across the New South Wales Western Riverina region from 13-19 February 2016. The focus for this session of the...