Sustainable Homes

Community Leaders in Sustainability Courses

Do you aspire to lead action for environmental sustainability in your community?

About the course

The free Community Leaders in Sustainability Course will build your skills and capacity to lead environmental action in your community

The course covers a range of topics including connection to the environment, project management, social change and leadership, grant writing, marketing and communication, building partnerships and effective group work.

Participants put what they learn into practice through working on an environmental project in their local community. Visit our Community Projects page to see examples of current and past projects.

Read this information sheet to find out more about the course.

Upcoming Courses

Each year we hold a Community Leaders in Sustainability course in Darebin and a course in Banyule.

The timing of the next courses will be:
Darebin Course - October to early December, 2017
Banyule Course - February to May, 2018.

To apply, you must live, work or study in the City of Darebin or the City of Banyule.

We encourage you to attend a 1 hour information session to find out more about the course before applying. The Darebin information session is planned for late August and the Banyule session will be towards the end of the year.

Applications open about 8 weeks before the course begins. Email us at to register your interest and we will let you know when applications open.

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