Drought Resilience Impact Preparedness

09 May 2024

The Tasmanian Leaders Drought Resilient Impact Preparedness (DRIP) program offers a four-day workshop for up to 18 participants, selected through an application process, from drought-affected regions across northern Tasmania.

It aims to equip participants with essential skills and understanding to help them and their communities prepare for future drought impacts, with a focus on social resilience and well-being.

The program is designed for people aged between 25-35, who are emerging community leaders, First Nations individuals, and those living in agriculturally dependent regional communities.

18 participants will be drawn from the following local government areas: Break O’Day, Burnie, Central Coast, Circular Head, Devonport, Dorset, Flinders Island, George Town, Kentish, King Island, Latrobe, Launceston, Meander Valley, Northern Midlands, Waratah/Wynyard, West Coast, and West Tamar.

This immersive program is tailored to provide you with practical skills to better understand the social impacts of drought and develop place-based solutions. Led by experienced facilitators, sessions cover topics such as leadership, future thinking, social ramifications of drought, climate realities, personal resilience and wellbeing, and community stewardship practices.

Drought Resilience Impact Preparedness (DRIP) will be delivered over a four-day residential program from Sunday 15 September – Wednesday 18 September 2024, in the northeast of Tasmania.

What you’ll learn in the training:

This immersive learning experience can help you understand possible future scenarios for northern Tasmania while developing practical skills and building a network of supportive peers.

• Better understand yourself as a community leader.

• Amplify your leadership skills to better influence local action.

• Gain skills in futures thinking, foresight and scenario planning.

• Support social resilience and wellbeing in your community.

• Join an encouraging and welcoming network of supportive peers.

Facilitators: Katy Cooper and Tom Remenyi

Investment: There are no program fees for Drought Resilience Impact Preparedness (DRIP), however, participants are required to arrange their own return transport to residential program locations.

Applications: https://www.tasmanianleaders.o...
The program is open now, applications will close on 1 July 2024.
We encourage you to also nominate potential applicants for the program, as we are keen to garner great talent from across the community!

More info: www.tasmanianleaders.org.au/dr...