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Information Sharing: Drought Resilience Impact Preparedness (DRIP) Program Applications Open

Are you concerned about the challenges of drought affecting your community? Do you desire improved skills to anticipate the future amidst a changing environmental landscape?  Applications are now open for the Tasmanian Leaders Drought Resilience Impact Preparedness (DRIP) program, an immersive four-day experience in north east Tasmania in September 2024.

Designed for people aged between 25-35, community leaders, First Nations individuals, and anyone from drought-affected regions across northern Tasmania, DRIP provides you with the tools to better understand the social impacts of drought and lead your community to develop place-based solutions that focus on social resilience and wellbeing.

Drought Resilience Impact Preparedness is designed specifically for people living with the impacts of drought. Eighteen participants will be selected 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.

Learn how to apply scenario planning to consider potential, probable, and possible drought scenarios, and generate place-based solutions. Build lasting connections with a diverse network of peers dedicated to drought resilience initiatives. Benefit from expert insights to translate future climate predictions into actionable strategies.

Delivered over a four-days on a farm from Sunday 15 September to Wednesday 18 September, there is no program fee to participate, but you will be required to arrange your own return transport to program locations.

Professional facilitators Katy Cooper and Dr Tom Remenyi will lead you through an immersive program that is tailored to provide you with improved skills to devise solutions tailored to local communities to bolster social resilience and impact.

Delve into diverse topics such as as leadership, futures thinking, social ramifications of drought, climate realities, personal resilience and wellbeing, and community stewardship practices.

·         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

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to prepare, respond, and recover from the adverse social effects of drought.

Not sure if this drought program is for you? Interested but not ready to sign up? Register your interest  to keep in touch for future drought related program opportunities from Tasmanian Leaders.

For more information, support with registration or to talk to our staff about DRIP or any of our programs, please contact Ros Young, our Program Coordinator:

P: 0429 950 578