Helping those who support regional Australia
Celebrating National AgDay
In celebration of National AgDay, Westpac Agribusiness has teamed up with Westpac Foundation to offer 10 entrepreneurs and business leaders who are passionate about creating positive change in their rural and regional communities with the opportunity to attend the Social Enterprise World (Rural) Forum and access a package of capacity building support valued at $5,000.
Westpac Foundation is a Major Partner for the 2022 Social Enterprise World Forum (SEWF), which is the leading forum for international exchange and collaboration in social entrepreneurship and social investment. The Rural Forum, a highlight on the main events calendar, is specifically focused on fostering entrepreneurship in local communities and addressing the unique challenges faced by those living outside metro areas.
- 1 x ticket to the 3-day SEWF Rural Forum hosted by the Australian Centre for Rural Entrepreneurship in Beechworth Victoria including accommodation and $500 funding towards travel (first week of Oct 2022).
- 1 x digital ticket to the Social Enterprise World Forum 2022 being held in Brisbane (27 to 29 September 2022).
- 2 x 1 hour Westpac Davidson Institute financial education sessions for guidance on money matters including maximising profits, saving or cashflow.
- 4 month virtual Group Leadership Program with Westpac Foundation.
- Resilience workshop and online wellbeing courses by the Black Dog Institute.
2022 SEWF Rural Forum
The 2022 SEWF Rural Forum topics include:
- Young people in rural communities and the next generation
- Community land, and land and asset ownership
- Environment and climate change
- Rural leadership
- Indigenous community-based models
- COVID-19: Impacts and opportunities