The Buloke Shire Council has initiated a new program to acknowledge and support local and grassroots contribution in the region.

In recognition of the enormous offering people make in volunteering time and giving generously to community. In particular those who run critical local support and community services.

From March to September 2022, all residents, businesses and organisations are invited to take part in the ways outlined below...

Nominate a local hero

Acknowledge those giving to your community, no matter how big or small their efforts. We all know the difference a small act of kindness can make. Let us know who you reckon deserves a shout out via the button below:

Find out who’s been nominated so far!

Nominate a local hero here!

Subscribe to stay in the loop and receive free resources

If you want to do more, learn more, connect better, or be generally more effective: subscribe now and keep up to date with the latest on this project. When you do, you’ll receive a free 6-part email pack, providing support, inspiration and new ideas.

Register to attend online workshops

Come along to FREE online workshops to develop new skills and discover practical solutions in a fun, friendly format. Register to take part in 6 interactive online sessions. Delivered as a weekly series, over 6 consecutive weeks. By attending the workshops you’ll also have access to one-one sessions with the Make a Change team. Take this opportunity to ask specific questions and discuss your project challenges.

Free workshops starting August 10 & 11. Places limited – Register NOW!

Find out who else is coming to the next workshops starting soon!

More ways to connect

Join the Make a Change Facebook Group to connect with like-minded people. This is a place for anyone who wants to make a change. It’s for sharing knowledge, ideas, inspiration and support, assisting all to keep going!

CONNECT online here!


Delivered by Make a Change, this initiative aims to raise awareness, introduce new ideas, expand existing initiatives, create new outcomes, and invite broader participation. All for the benefit of residents, neighbourhoods, towns, and the community as a whole.

Everyone is welcome! From individuals, interested locals, young people, caring neighbours, leaders & changemakers. To sports clubs, community groups, service providers, not for profits, committees, project teams & more!

Whether already involved in local groups and actively contributing, thinking about ideas for new projects, or simply curious to know more. This program will support you to be more effective in both your personal and potentially public goals.

For more information and questions get in touch with the Make a Change team via:
[email protected] or 0483 104 361