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. Applications open now.
Banyule Course - February to May 2018.

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

Apply now for the Darebin Community Leaders in Sustainability course. Apply below online or download the Application Form in MS Word or PDF.

- Attend the Information Session on Tuesday 19 September 2017 6:30pm Darebin Council Chambers, 350 High St, Preston. Discover if the course is for you. You could even complete the Application Form at the Information Session. If you can’t attend the session, please contact the Sustainable Homes and Communities Coordinator before submitting your application
- Submit the Application Form before 5pm Tuesday 26 September 2017.
- We will let all applicants know if they have been accepted into the course by Wednesday 4 October. The course starts Tuesday 10 October 2017.

Applications are normally open about eight weeks before the course begins. Email us at to register your interest for future courses and we will let you know when applications open.

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