Building local government change agents for resilient and sustainable communities (2012-2014)

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This project will provide local government staff with the research, training and support to assist them to deliver behaviour change programs to address their social, economic and environmental sustainability priorities. The project will build the capability of the local government staff to enable them to become change agents in their communities.

Federation University Australia researchers involved in the project include Michelle Graymore and Imogen Schwarz (Wimmera Research Group), Craig Hurley and Laurel Freeland (National Centre for Sustainability). 

Horsham Rural City Council, Southern Grampians Shire Council, Hepburn Shire Council, Greater Bendigo City Council, Department of Environment and Primary Industries and La Trobe University are project partners. 

Read the Building a better community reports from each local government area involved in the project.

Read more about the Building local government change agents for resilient and sustainable communities project.