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Alumni Speak: Talking about their experience of future making

With the 2017 Future Fellowship Program wrapping up, we decided to look back and get a glimpse of what's in store for the future.

Published 31 Oct 2017
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What's the best advice you were ever given?

Wisdom from the team and participants of the Future Makers Fellowship.

Published 09 Oct 2017
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Wildwons' 12 Australian Thinkers You Should Know About

Wildwon is an end-to-end experience design agency, founded by Yvonne Lee and our very own Sally Hill.

Published 13 Sep 2017
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Sara Rickards speaks to TripleJ on the importance of F***giving

CSL's Program Manager in Sydney Sara Rickards spoke to Sarah Whyte from TripleJ Hack about The F***giving Movement, which now has 1250 active members.

Published 05 Sep 2017
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Matt Wicking - mover, shaker and sustainability culture maker.

When he's not facilitating workshops for the Future Maker's Fellowship; guiding groups through important and difficult conversations, CSL's very own Matt Wicking heads up emerging Australian band "The General Assembly"...

Published 19 Apr 2017
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Out The Front - Sally Hill

"I went through the course in 2011 and it’s an amazing contribution to the future of Australia." Out the front interview with Alumna, Wildwon Co-founder and Purpose creator Sally Hill.

Published 20 Dec 2016
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The Leap Stories - Clare Desira

"Here was an opportunity to contribute to a more sustainable world. The Top Five Movement was born." An interview with 2011 Alumna and Top Five Movement Founder Clare Desira.

Published 20 Dec 2016
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Queenslands school leaders celebrate big steps in creating a sustainable future

FELP is based on a cutting edge curriculum that focuses on inspiring students from the Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics streams.

Published 20 Dec 2016
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CSL Pledge to TAKE2!

TAKE2 is Victoria’s collective climate change action to help Victoria reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

Published 21 Nov 2016
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When the world feels quite mad, write poetry

Tilly Hinton wrote and performed this poem as her vision for a sustainable world at the final retreat of her 2016 Sydney Future Makers Fellowship. She published this much needed inspiration November 9, 2016 on her blog goodisbetter.net

Published 10 Nov 2016
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The IDEA Bakeoff

One third of the way into the Leadership for Sustainability program for Western Sydney and we are all thick and deep into the ideating, designing and evaluating phase of the program. 

Published 27 Sep 2016
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Reflections of A CSLian

Quite simply, our brains are physically incapable of unlearning. And that’s why, once you’ve learned how quickly we need to end our energy intensive existence, there’s no turning back.

Published 20 Sep 2016
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The Dark Art of Corporate Sustainability

Strategic adviser Laura Reed reflects on what it takes to work within an in-house sustainability team in a large business – and being brave tops her list.

Published 29 Aug 2016
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Supporting the journey of transformation

I feel Transformative coaching can support the journey of transformation for both individuals and society.

Published 24 Jul 2016
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Becoming an everyday leader

In this article we explore how a growing community of change makers are accessing a deeper level of their humanity to be a force for good.

Published 24 Jul 2016
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Announcing Helga Svendsen as Co-Chair of CSL Board

You all know that CSL is special. I do too. I’m very proud to be joining the Board of CSL as Co-Chair with Alex Graham.

Published 04 Jul 2016
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Future Environmental Leaders Program comes to Brisbane for the first time

Future Environmental Leaders Program (FELP) is bringing together 23 young and bright Year 9 and 10 students from three Brisbane Public State High Schools.

Published 28 Jun 2016
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2016 CSL Alumni Access Scholarship

Earlier this year the Centre for Sustainability Leadership (CSL) Alumni Committee started a crowd funding campaign for the 2016 CSL Alumni Access Scholarship.

Published 03 Jun 2016
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Damon O'Sullivan - 2016 CSL Alumni Access Scholarship Donor

I went through the Melbourne Fellowship in 2014 and got a tremendous amount from the experience.

Published 03 Jun 2016
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Geoff Gourley - 2016 CSL Alumni Access Scholarship Donor

I first became involved with CSL in 2008 after seeing the Fellowship Program advertised online and at the sustainable living festival.

Published 03 Jun 2016
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They have begun! 2016 Fellowship Programs

51 people have made a positive change by attending the launch of CSL's (Centre for Sustainability Leadership) 2016 Fellowship Program in Melbourne and Sydney. 

Published 02 May 2016
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I think I might have the best job in the world

Matt Wicking Melbourne Fellowship Program facilitator reflects and realises 'I think I might have the best job in the world'

Published 14 Nov 2015
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SPARK

This year, the Centre for Sustainability Leadership turns TEN! To mark this important milestone, we are hosting 10-Year Anniversary Celebrations – Spark – in both Melbourne and Sydney.

Published 07 Sep 2015
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CSL's newest batch of change makers off to a flying start

Our third Intensive Fellowship Program is underway with a group of 12 emerging leaders from across the country taking part in CSL’s first Queensland-based program.

Published 07 Sep 2015
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A celebration of ethical fashion in Melbourne

On Monday night a small group of passionate fashionistas gathered in a warm, brightly lit basement below The Causeway, Melbourne.

Published 07 Sep 2015
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SLF 2014

With so much on the Sustainable Living Festival Program in 2014, you’d be forgiven for being a little overwhelmed.

Published 07 Sep 2015
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Leadership: The Critical Skill for Sustainability

We’re very excited to be holding a session at this weekend’s BIG Weekend at the Sustainable Living Festival.

Published 27 Jul 2015
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Support for a remarkable young leader in Africa

This is Alex Maranga, a remarkable young leader from Nairobi, Kenya, who dearly wants to participate in the CSL Intensive Fellowship Program, so that he can continue to do great...

Published 27 Jul 2015
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Regional Community leaders set to make a sustainable future

The 2014 Illawarra Sustainability Leadership Development Program crew

Published 27 Jul 2015
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And what a wonderful retreat it was!

Last week, I had the pleasure of meeting all my fellow CSL-iens in Melbourne for an offsite retreat. It was wonderful.

Published 27 Jul 2015
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Alumni project make change happen is Qantas foundation award winner

We are thrilled to announce that CSL alumni project Make Change Happen is the recipient of the 2014 Qantas Foundation Sustainability Entrepreneurship Award. 

Published 16 May 2015
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Congratulations Patricia Mamanyjun Torres

We are thrilled to announce the recipient of our inaugural Alumni Indigenous Scholarship for 2015, Patricia Mamanyjun Torres.

Published 06 May 2015

Hope springs eternal

Our Sydney Fellowship Program Facilitator Jeremy Mah reflects on the start of the 2014 Fellowship Program, his own experiences as a fellow in 2011, and the most important factors in success.

Published 01 Apr 2014
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2014 Nab indigenous scholarship

In 2014, NAB is partnering with CSL to offer a scholarship for an emerging leader from the indigenous community to participate in the award-winning Fellowship Program.

Published 17 Feb 2014