Uncle Herb Patten It takes many years of practice to play the leaf well, and Herb first learned to play as a small boy after watching his great uncle Lindsay Thomas blowing leaves in the bush at Newmerella, via Orbost, Victoria. Lindsay had been a member of the Lake Tyers Gumleaf Band. Herb, an artist […]
The Centre for Rural Communities
Community building is about local people working with government to strengthen their communities and improve the places in which they live.
It is also about government listening to what local people have to say and supporting them to develop projects that achieve their goals.
The Centre for Rural Communities works to support communities – and provide training for community development workers – to build skills and confidence to develop solutions to local issues.
The Centre continues to iniitiate and participate in a range of projects that help to transform rural communities.