Rural Aid invites you to participate in the Community Builders Series of free webinars, supporting small towns in rural and remote Australia. These weekly-run webinars are held at 4pm AEST every Thursday from 6 August 2020 throughout August.
The free webinar series, sponsored by Bushells, was created during the early months of Covid-19 restrictions to support small towns in rural and remote Australia in developing stronger futures in the face of adversity. The popular series ran for 10 weeks during the initial lockdown and featured Shane Fitzsimmons – NSW Resilience Commissioner, tourism initiatives in North Queensland, community building in Victoria and Tasmania, youth leadership in Western Australia and case studies of small towns delivering renewal and reinvention with phenomenal results. The theme of Rural Aid’s August series is Tales and Lessons from Strong, Enterprising and Sustainable Rural Towns; hosted by Peter Kenyon of Bank of I.D.E.As and presenter Lyndsey Douglas.
The webinars are free, but limited to 500 participants.
So don’t miss out, click on the links below and register today.
Week 1: 6 August 4pm-5pm AEST
How to turn around a community in decline
Week 2: 13 August 4pm-5pm AEST
Reinvent your town’s fortunes through alternative tourism
Week 3: 20 August 4pm-5pm AEST
Bold community campaigns that work in small towns
Week 4: 27 August 4pm-5pm AEST
How to use events to put your town on the map
Tuesday May 5th What makes a great town? Peter Kenyon from BOI & Graeme Robertson from Kulin WA
Tuesday May 12th Building good businesses in small towns. Peter Kenyon from BOI & Tom O’Toole from Beechworth Bakery
Tuesday May 19th The role and opportunities of tourism in a post Covid World. Peter Kenyon from BOI & Mark Evans Paronella Park
Tuesday May 26th The role leadership plays in developing resilient communities. Peter Kenyon from BOI & Rob Hunt former CEO of Bendigo Bank
Tuesday June 9th Grants for your Community incl FRRR. Peter Kenyon from BOI and Carlene Egan of FRRR
Tuesday June 16th All things leadership, resilience and recovery. Shane Fitzsimmons, Resilience NSW Commissioner
Tuesday June 23rd Tips and tricks for all things small business. Jenn Donnovan of Buy from a Bush BusinessSee notes, video and presentation from webinar
Tuesday June 30th Youth leadership in rural and regional Australia. Rhys Williams, Mayor of MandurahSee notes, video and presentation from webinar