Are you a passionate emerging leader living in the Murray-Darling Basin?
The Rivers Fellowship program gives leaders practical skills to campaign for healthier rivers. You'll learn strategy, messaging, lobbying, advocacy and community mobilisation so you can run local campaigns in your area.
The 2017 River Fellows are emerging as leaders in their communities and leveraging key moments in the campaign to galvanise local support.
We are now calling for the next group of leaders to step up in 2018 and carry this campaign forward.
At this retreat, you will explore:
This retreat focuses on how we can build people power to influence decision makers, including:
This retreat focuses on how we can influence decision makers, including:
During the Rivers Fellowship, you will recruit teams from your local community to come to the Water Week Summit in Canberra. At the summit, communities from across the Basin will lobby Senators to fix Australia's water policy and protect our rivers.
The summit is also the fellowship graduation – a time to reflect, celebrate and make plans for what comes next in your local community campaign for our rivers.