Overview

Northern Mallee Leaders is one of ten regional community leadership programs operating across Victoria to develop leaders for vibrant and sustainable communities. Servicing north-west Victoria, Northern Mallee Leaders includes the communities of the Mildura region, Wentworth Shire, Robinvale, Ouyen and the Mallee Track. It is an annual program (February to November) which aims to develop the skills, knowledge, confidence and networks of participants to prepare and support them in active community and industry leadership roles. The Northern Mallee Leadership Program (NMLP) is tailored to meet the specific needs of the Northern Mallee region with participants being exposed to an experiential learning program that reflects the needs of the region.

2017 Program Calendar

*** Links to program day pages will be made available after their corresponding dates.

DateThemeTimingLocationDetails
Thursday February 92017 Program LaunchAfternoon/
Evening
Mildura
*Friday February 17 (evening), Saturday 18 & Sunday 19Opening Retreat Weekend2 Days/
2 Nights
Lake Cullulleraine
Wednesday March 1Community Development1 Day/
Evening
Red Cliffs
Tuesday March 21Arts and Culture1 Day/
1 Dinner
Mildura
Wednesday April 26Media/Communication1 DayMildura
Wednesday May 17Regional Economy and Tourism1 DayWentworth
Wednesday May 24Vision of the Region DinnerDinnerMildura
*Sunday June 18–Wednesday June 21 **Metropolitan Communities/State Issues/Social Justice4 Days/
3 Nights
Melbourne **
Tuesday July 18Health and Well Being1 DayMildura***
Thursday July 27Leadership Week LuncheonLunch OnlyMildura***
Thursday August 3Youth in our Communities/Education1 Day/
Evening
Mildura***
Sunday August 13 – Thursday August 17Understanding our Political Landscape/National Issues5 Days/
4 Nights
Canberra**
Thursday August 31International Leadership1 DayMildura
Tuesday September 12Governance/Justice1 DayMerbein
Sunday October 8 &
Monday October 9
Food, Water and the Environment2 days/
1 night
Robinvale***
*Saturday October 21 and Sunday October 22Final Retreat Weekend2 Days/
1 Night
Ouyen***
Thursday November 92017 Graduation CeremonyEveningMildura***
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Notes: Shading denotes overnight stays. * indicates compulsory activities.

** TBC subject to confirmation of parliamentary sitting days

Total of 23 program days plus Launch, Leadership Week Lunch, session with MRCC and Council meeting & Graduation.