The Program

‘Communities Leading Change’ is about empowering people from the Latrobe Valley and surrounding areas to engage their communities and building support for a sustainable and fair future.

How will this program benefit you?

Skill Up
You will gain confidence and skills in community engagement and adaptive leadership, including communicating value-based personal narratives, conflict resolution, how to have challenging conversations and more.

Reach Out
You will build upon what you have learnt by facilitating conversations that explore the big questions such as climate change, just transitions, and renewable energy. By understanding how these impact our communities and personal lives we can achieve a better future together.

Get Active
You will support others through developing resources that inform and inspire action within the Latrobe Valley and surrounding communities and create a legacy for generations to follow.


The program is currently available for free due to external funding, but possible future program opportunities may not be.

How to apply:

Positions are open to people with a connection to the Latrobe Valley and surrounding areas, although passionate applications from other areas will be considered.

Applicants will be chosen on a rolling selection basis, so apply early if you are interested. For more information, or to apply for this program, contact the project team at

Recruitment ends 6th September, 2019.