Rural Leadership Initiative

Now more than ever we need leaders who coach and coaches who lead

FIREUP has been working with rural communities and leaders for many years. Since 2009 we have worked closely with DELWP and DHHS to upskill leaders ito be accredited coaches as they led communities post some of the most devastating fires ever seen. This past few months has seen rural communities again go from being devastated by fires to then ravaged by flood waters. This again creates enormous complexity in terms of how to lead during the initial crisis and then the ongoing continuing recovery time.

FIREUP has 20 scholarships of $2500 available to rural leaders to participate in our Wangaratta program commencing on March 24th 2020.

Scholarship applicants must apply and demonstrate how they will use a coaching qualification to support their rural community.  Applications to

For applicants over 45 years you can also apply for the a matched funding initiative for upskilling through

For more information on how to access matched funding of up to $2000 email David Stuckey on or phone 0455935470

For more details about the course download the brochure from the courses link on our website.  To discuss more details call FIREUP on 1300 347 387

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