Here are some examples of Les's recent facilitation work:
"A whole community consultation plan for the Euroa 2047 Growth Strategy"
Used innovative methoods and personas to generate a fun, irresistible and inclusive community consultation plan for this mid-Victorian town.
Client: Strathbogie Shire Council
"A new phase for the Cooks River Alliance"
Facilitated a single evening workshop that generated a whole new consensus on the business plan for this regional organisation.
Client: The Cooks River Alliance
"Hacktivation: Transforming local government conference 2017"
Honoured to be invited to be facilitator-in-chief of this exciting event.
Client: The Municipal Association of Victoria
"One day Brains Trust - generating prototype projects to combat kerbside dumping"
A project design hot-house with 55 council waste managers to generate effective solutions to illegal kerbside dumping.
Client: The Environment Protection Authority, NSW
"Getting Ready for Green Square"
An internal, cross-disciplinary, planning workshop to prepare key business units for this massive urban development project.
Client: The City of Sydney
"An active engagement strategy for Joint Organisations"
An internal planning workshop to develop a process for rolling out this significant local government reform in NSW.
Client: Office of Local Government
"Circulate: Industry Ecology network"
Facilitating the regular community of practice workshops for the Circulate facilitators.
Client: The Environment Protection Authority
"Our Water Our Future" - water planning workshops
A series of 3 multi-stakeholder workshops to develop MidCoast Water's 30 year infrastructure plan.
Client: MidCoast Water
"Projects that Kick" - innovation workshops for Landcare groups
A series of 4 "hothousing" workshops guiding Landcare and industry groups through the step-by-step development of their grant application plans, to ensure clarity, innovation, realism and deliverability of their final projects.
Client: South East Local Land Services
Hepatitis Australia annual program review
A national workshop to review and revitalise HAs communications and marketing program.
Client: Hepatitis Australia
Five Year Fire Plans review workshop
60 regional and head office NPWS staff developed plans to exceed their fire management targets.
Client: National Parks and Wildlife Service
Team building in a council planning department
A series of 4 visioning, team-building and strategic alignment workshops for planning, development, strategy and compliance staff.
Client: Rockdale City Council
"Dawn of a New Age in HIV Testing and Treatment" workshop
40 reps of Sydney-based HIV organisations, clinicians, and researchers sat down for a one day "Rapid Program Generator" event that developed a collaborative strategy to dramatically increase rates of HIV testing and treatment amongst gay men in Sydney (to allow NSW to meet it's obligations under the recent UN HIV Declaration).
Client: ACON, Positive Life NSW
Community Workshop for the Rockdale Town Centre Master Plan
60 residents and business owners packed into a sizzling ideas workshop in a cold winter's night to generate concepts for the historic rededign of Rockdale's long neglected town centre.
Client: Rockdale City Council
Greening Public Housing Workshop
An intensive one-day event that brought together multi-disciplinary teams to plan sustainable approaches for the redesign of public housing estates in NSW. The NSW Minister for Housing, David Borger, was one of the partiicpants.
Client: Housing NSW
Warringah Sustainability Strategy forums
Series of forums with randomly selected community members to develop Warringah Council's Sustainability Strategy.
Client: Warringah Council
Two day Sustainable Schools summit
Involving 80 principles, teachers and agency staff from across NSW.
Client: Department of Environment and Conservation (NSW).
Serrated Tussock Summit
Involving 87 agency staff, industry reps and graziers from across NSW.
Client: Department of Primary Industries (NSW).
Regional road safety strategy workshop
Strategic review workshop for WestRoads road safety enforcement/education program in the NSW Inner West.
Client: Roads and Traffic Authority
MC/facilitator of annual conference, Professional Association of Road Safety Officers
Involving 90 Road Safety Officers from councils across NSW.