Growing Our Comunity Leadership Program 2017

Consultation has concluded




Through this new, exciting program Council aims to build a strong active network of community groups managing, enhancing and enjoying the local environment and open spaces in the City of Maribyrnong.


“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, concerned citizens can change the world. Indeed it is the only thing that ever has.”





Margaret Mead

Key Considerations

The program is a 12 week accredited course requiring a commitment to attend 3 hours of training per week, in addition to time for a group work project (group work times are negotiable). Training sessions will be held on Monday evenings 6 - 9pm beginning Monday 20 February 2017.


Priority will be given to people who:



  • Live, work, study or volunteer in the City of Maribyrnong
  • Have a demonstrated commitment to working for and with the local community
  • Have an interest in the environment and its management.
  • Haven’t previously participated in leadership and development programs.


Basic English proficiency is required.

Transport will not be provided.



For further information, or if you would like the application form in an alternative format, or require assistance completing this form, please contact:

Joanna Kemp

Tel: (03) 9688 0141

Email: joanna.kemp@maribyrnong.vic.gov.au



If you haven't done so already make sure you sign up to Your City Your Voice to get involved and have your say on upcoming Council opportunities and consultations.





Through this new, exciting program Council aims to build a strong active network of community groups managing, enhancing and enjoying the local environment and open spaces in the City of Maribyrnong.


“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, concerned citizens can change the world. Indeed it is the only thing that ever has.”





Margaret Mead

Key Considerations

The program is a 12 week accredited course requiring a commitment to attend 3 hours of training per week, in addition to time for a group work project (group work times are negotiable). Training sessions will be held on Monday evenings 6 - 9pm beginning Monday 20 February 2017.


Priority will be given to people who:



  • Live, work, study or volunteer in the City of Maribyrnong
  • Have a demonstrated commitment to working for and with the local community
  • Have an interest in the environment and its management.
  • Haven’t previously participated in leadership and development programs.


Basic English proficiency is required.

Transport will not be provided.



For further information, or if you would like the application form in an alternative format, or require assistance completing this form, please contact:

Joanna Kemp

Tel: (03) 9688 0141

Email: joanna.kemp@maribyrnong.vic.gov.au



If you haven't done so already make sure you sign up to Your City Your Voice to get involved and have your say on upcoming Council opportunities and consultations.