Welcome to the 2019 Festival of Community Directors homepage.
Throughout the year, this page will be updated to keep you up to date with all the latest from the Festival and all the upcoming events.
Below is a list of themed weeks which will guide the journey.
Resources related to the themes will be uploaded on the Monday of the relevant week, including articles, help-sheets, speeches, videos, webinars and recommendations.
Our goal is simple: Make the community sector stronger than ever.
How do we plan on doing that? By working together for the whole year.View the Festival Brochure.
Latest: Festival keeps community directors on the right track (August update)
More: Festival of Community Directors rolls into new financial year (July update)
Festival a capacity boost for community directors (May update)
Festival of Community Directors gathers pace (March update)
Friday 23 August
'Setting an Effective Course for Your Organisation'
A webinar for the Festival of Community Directors. Find out more here.
Monday 2 September
'Whistleblowing at Your NFP'
In this webinar you will discover the crucial role whistleblowing programs play in developing a speak up culture. Find out more here.
Monday 2 September
'Rethinking Governance for the Disability Sector'
Disability Governance training in Sydney. Find out more here.
Social Justice Week
Advancing Women in Australia
Good Ethics & Good Culture
Cultural Diversity Week
Human Resources Week
NFP Insurance Week
Communicating with Clout
School Councils Week
Practical Impact Conference
Policy Renewal Week
Assessing Board Performance
Strategic Planning Week
Whistleblowing at Your NFP
NFP Finance Week
Preparing for #GivingTuesday
The Diploma of Business (Governance) - BSB50715 - is Australia's premier diploma-level governance qualification. Developed by ICDA specifically for the not-for-profit sector and delivered in partnership with Federation Training, this qualification is recognised nationally and will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to sit on or work with boards at the highest level.
Training available in Melbourne, Canberra, Perth, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Exmouth, Darwin, Alice Springs, Townsville and Hobart.
With massive changes rolling through the disability sector, directors and other leaders must be at the top of their game. It's essential that you're adaptable in your approach. In this half-day course, you'll get an enhanced understanding of governance in the disability support sector and gain greater confidence in your ability to contribute to the development of a robust, sustainable, adaptable, mission-focused organisation.
Training available in Perth, Brisbane, Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney.
Tailored training programs can also be designed and delivered to meet your needs, location and budget. Learn more