Drought Resilience Leaders Development Program – Gascoyne-Murchison

The Drought Resilience Leaders Development Program Gascoyne-Murchison is open to people aged 18 years and over living in the shires of Yalgoo, Murchison, Mount Magnet, Sandstone, Cue, Meekatharra, Upper Gascoyne and Wiluna.

The program provides a learning experience that will challenge and support you to develop the skill, knowledge, mindset and networks to lead your community into the future. Become part of a forward-thinking network of people committed to embedding resilience thinking in their communities and to influencing change.

Please note: We’re accepting late applications until spots are filled.

Program dates and locations

Session 1 | 4 days in person

29 Mar – 1 April 2022

Location TBC

Themes: Self-awareness, network leadership, personal and community resilience

Session 2 | 2 days online

20 – 21 April 2022


Themes: Climate science, problem-solving, creativity, mental and physical wellbeing

Meet the facilitators

A team of people committed to leadership development, climate adaptation and wellbeing in regional rural and remote Australia.

Elizabeth Brennan

Founder | agdots

Elizabeth is a leader in Western Australia’s agricultural and community development space and beyond.

She works tirelessly to connect people and ideas to create opportunities and impact within the community.

As the program’s regional lead, Elizabeth is promoting the program locally. She can be contacted with questions about the program via email.

Dr Anika Molesworth

Scientist and farming sustainability advocate | anikamolesworth.com

Anika is a passionate advocate for sustainable farming, environmental conservation and climate change action. She helped form Farmers for Climate Action, and connects land managers to researchers
through her platform Climate Wise Agriculture to help build resilience into farming communities.

Steve Atkinson

Director, REOS Partners

Steve helps people unlock stuck problems and shift from ‘good to great’ by finding innovative ways to realise high expectations. A management consultant for more than 20 years, Steve has worked with multinational corporations and government institutions around the world. He is also a nonexecutive board member of the Australian Community Support Organisation.

Paul Larkin

Senior Associate REOS Partners

As a leadership consultant, Paul has helped thousands of individuals in many countries to become skilled leaders that create and sustain positive change in their organisations. Paul’s leadership journey began with a successful career in IT, followed by a a senior consultancy role with Royal Dutch Shell.