Sarah Halligan wins OCOC Grant

30 June 2017

The recipients of the Victorian Government’s Our Catchments Our Communities Leadership Development Grants for 2017-18 were announced on Thursday 29 June and the PPWCMA’s Sustainable Land Management Coordinator, Sarah Halligan, was awarded the Women in Leadership Grant.

Sarah will use the grant undertake a leadership coaching course. The course will build her skills and assist the development of the Women in Sustainable Agriculture (WiSA) leadership group founded last year.

WiSA provides women in the region with ongoing opportunities to develop, enhance and share their skills, knowledge, confidence to promote sustainable agriculture in the Western Port region.

The Wurundjeri Council’s Bill Nicholson was also a recipient, winning an Aboriginal Leadership grant, which he is using to complete a workshop on fire, ecology, and catchment management in Cape York.

Read more about the awards and the 2017-18 recipients

OCOC Award winners with VCMC Chair Angus Hume and the Hon. Lisa Neville MP.
Image credit: DELWP