Looking for a Rural Mentor?

The Rural Mentor’s program was developed by Cohort 25 of the Australian Rural Leadership Program, Course 25 and was successfully trialled with members of Cohort 26 over the past 6 months.

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National Renewables in Ag Conference

A great line up of farmers telling their story of how they’ve used renewables to cut costs.

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RAA 2020 Board

The Hon Adam Marshall MP, Minister for Agriculture and Western NSW, is seeking expressions of interest for four independent members to join the board of the RAA in 2020.

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7th National NRM Conference in Wodonga

The conference will be held at The Cube, Wodonga, Victoria from 17 to 20 November 2019 and will address the theme Creating Resilience through Natural Resource Management – how do we do it?

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2019 Alumni Scholarship Appeal

Yola Bakker was the first recipient of the Alumni Scholarship. For more information about the Alumni Scholarship, please contact: viviennej@rural-leaders.org.au

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The ARLF has accumulated six years of engagement with Indonesia. We are working to build on the valuable legacy of networks, good-will and shared experiences these visits have produced. 

A short program, REIGNITE, is being planned for mid-year 2020 in Makassar (southern Sulawesi in Indonesia).  Session details, including duration and participant fees will be available later this month. 

For more information, contact: grahams@rural-leaders.org.au

Back to the Kimberley 2020 (BttK2020)

ARLF is working to renew and partially reconfigure the iconic ‘first session’. To enable this redevelopment of the Kimberley session, we are inviting Fellows and their spouses/partners to participate in a pilot of the new format.

The session will be self-funded and limited to twenty places.

For more information, email: grahams@rural-leaders.org.au

Survey request: Volunteers of community groups – Feedback on biggest challenges will help inform project

Village Green is a 2019 Northern Territory AgriFutures™ Rural Women’s Award Winner & National Finalist. Working with grassroots organisations to develop tools that will empower volunteers and community groups to take charge of their governance and connect them with useful information.

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Regional Opportunities Australia – Mentors

Opportunity to be a mentor for migrants arriving in Australia.

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