Connected Communities program

The Connected Communities program is for people who are passionate about contributing to their community.

The program offers a series of learning opportunities, whilst providing the platform to connect with others.

With the support and guidance of experienced facilitators and guest speakers, you will learn how to share community resources, develop community projects and create positive change.

To be part of shaping a strong and resilient community, refer to the program opportunities below. Bookings available from September 1, 2017.

Learn the skills: Asset Based Community Development (ABCD) masterclass

Facilitated by Senior Australian of the Year (WA) 2017 and founder of Bank of I.D.E.A.S, Peter Kenyon this one day masterclass is designed for community enthusiasts who want to discover more about ABCD philosophies. The masterclass is a unique opportunity to learn the skills to excite and mobilise local community resources to build connected and inclusive communities. The masterclass will be delivered on Friday, 6 October 2017.

Be inspired: Connected Communities keynote event

The Connected Communities Keynote event will inspire and generate new ideas on how to connect with your community to create meaningful, sustainable change. Mark your diaries for Saturday, 7 October 2017.

Make it happen: Workshop series

The workshop series is delivered over 20 hours by experienced facilitators from Community Praxis Co-op, who bring in-depth knowledge on creating strong connections within communities to develop the resources, capacity, resilience and leadership to creatively engage with their own issues. If you have a community project or idea, this workshop series is for you. Workshop dates for early 2018 will be released later in 2017.

More information

For more information about the Connected Communities program, please call the Community & Cultural Programs team on (07) 3205 0555 or email .

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