For more information about Leadership Wimmera Programs, Network and/or Events contact Sue Boddi 5381 6507

July 2016


Governance Foundations for Not for Profit Directors

Last call for registrations for the AICD facilitated 1.5 day workshop on 21st & 22nd July at Wimmera Business Centre.  The workshop will cover the duties and responsibilities, strategy and risks and finance for the not for profit director/committee member.  Scholarships still available which reduces the price to $250pp.  Contact Sue on 5381 6507 today.  Full details

Facilitation Workshop

Evening workshop facilitated by Leading Teams' Daniel Healy and Steve Lacy on Wednesday 17th August at Barengi Gadjin Land Council from 6pm-9pm. Learn tips and tricks for successful facilitation.  Full details 

Making sense of the online CENSUS

Free one-on-one help from community volunteers to complete the 2016 Census online.  A project of the 2016 Regional Leadership Skills Group.
Two locations: Tuesday 9th August in Horsham and Thursday 11th August at Natimuk.  Full details

Wimmera PCP opportunity

Small Business Resilience Workshop Series

Wimmera Development Association and the Wimmera Business Centre have collaborated with Small Business Victoria to roll out a program of small business workshops across the Wimmera Southern Mallee Region. 

As part of this program, Small Business Victoria will undertake pre workshop mentor visits to a number of businesses in various locations.  Workshops will be two hours long and include a financial health checks and resilience planning for your business and will be delivered in the five council areas of the Wimmera Southern Mallee.

Attendees to the workshops will also have the chance to book in for a one hour mentoring session the following day with the workshop facilitator. 

The first sessions will be delivered in Horsham with pre visits on the 19th July and the workshop on the 27th July.

Following on from these session, Marketing and Succession Planning workshops will be held.  

For further information or to register your interest in attending one of the workshops, please contact Mark Fletcher (03) 5381 6505


Small Business Festival Workshops

The Wimmera Business Centre is hosting August workshops which are suitable for start-up and existing small businesses. Workshop 1: Effective Record Keeping for Small Business: Tuesday 9th August 10.30am-12.30pm  Full details
Workshop 2: Understanding Marketing: Thursday 11th August 10.30am-12.30pm.  Full details
Investment: $20pp which includes lunch.  Contact Eveline Ord 5381 0300

Council Elections Information Session

Potential council election candidates are encouraged to attend Horsham Rural City Council’s  Candidate Information Session on Thursday,14 July 2016 at 6.30pm for a 7.00pm start at the Civic Centre, Horsham to learn more about what is expected of a local government councillor.  Finger food will be provided. Full details
For further information and to register contact Sue Frankham 5382 9732 or

2016 3WM/MixxFM Business Awards

The 2016 3WM/MIXXFM Wimmera Business Awards are NOW OPEN! Applications are being accepted until 5pm on Friday 29 July. The best way is for businesses to nominate themselves. The process is simple and shouldn't take much time. Sometimes we are too busy working in our business to take the time to reflect and celebrate our achievements. For more information visit or call Tammy on 5381 6503

Sue Boddi
Leadership Wimmera Coordinator

Leadership Wimmera
62 Darlot Street, Horsham VIC 3400
Phone: (03) 5381 6507