Milparanga International

Cross-cultural leadership development for First Nations leaders. Milparanga International is a 10-day leadership development program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander alumni of any ARLF program wanting to become more involved and influence change at local, national and international levels.

Eligibility

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples aged 21 years and over from anywhere in Australia and the Torres Strait who are alumni of an ARLF leadership program.

Commitment

10-days

Investment

As a participant, you need to cover an administration fee of approximately $1,100 (support available).

Delivery mode & venue

Delivered face-to-face in a residential program setting in Aotearoa, New Zealand.

Dates

TBC

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Next intake to be confirmed. Register interest now.

Make bigger and better change happen

Join us for an exploration of cross-cultural First Nations leadership in Aotearoa, New Zealand. It’s one part cultural immersion and one part leadership development. We’ll explore the contrasts between mainstream and cultural governance and exchange knowledge with Maori people.

What you’ll take away from the program

Advocate for change

Gain further confidence and empowerment to engage as a storyteller and advocate for positive change. 

Grow your network

Grow your network beyond Australian borders and establish meaningful relationships from across the globe for your desired and shared impact.

Push your comfort zone

Travel further outside of your comfort zone whilst sharing the experiences of other First Nations peoples within a safe and supportive space. 

Break cycles for a better future

Collaborate and co-create to shift behaviours in yourself and your networks and break cycles for a better future.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, it is. Milparanga is facilitated by an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander team and the content is designed and considered through a cultural lens.

All program costs, including travel, are intended to be covered by our sponsors. You are only required to pay an  administration fee of approximately $1,100 (depending on sponsorship amounts). If you cannot pay this fee for personal reasons, get in touch with us. We will consider your situation on a case-by-case basis and support you where we can.

Yes, we will provide an itemised packing list a few weeks out from coming on the program, and we can assist with items you may not be able to get in your local community.

Your safety is important to us and we hope you don’t get sick or injured on the program. We do have first aid officers on all programs to assist in an emergency. Should you contract COVID, we have a response plan in place and will work to get you home as quickly as possible

As this program is an immersive experience, mobile phones may be removed for periods in order to enhance your engagement and experience. You also may not have mobile phone reception for some periods on the program. Your family will be given contact information in the case of an emergency and your program facilitator will be notified.

As this is an immersive (and international) program, we do ask that you make prior arrangements with your workplace. Please inform them that you will not be able to work during the period of the program.

We kindly ask that you do not share posts on social media containing information about program locations and activities on any social media platforms.

Be the change beyond your community

Make change happen beyond your community. Join the next round of our Milparanga International program and create change at local, national and international level.

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Be the change beyond your community

Make change happen beyond your community. Express interest in the next round of our Milparanga International program and create change at local, national and international level. 

Please note: There are currently no confirmed times for the next program, please express your interest and we’ll let you know as soon as the next opportunity arises.

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