Holistic Management Training

2019/2020 COURSES

 

AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY

Course starting 2020
Canberra, NSW: Session 1 January 22-23, Session 2 February 20-21, Session 3 April 2-3, Session 4 May 7-8 Taking EOI


NEW SOUTH WALES

Funding available for eligible participants from the Rural Assistance Authority

2019

Kangaroo Valley, NSW:  Session 1 October 15-16, Session 2 December 10-11, Session 3 January 14-15, Session 4 February  11-12

Tamworth, NSW: Session 1 October 30-31, Session 2 December 4-5, Session 3, January 29-30, Session 4 March 11-12. 


Courses starting 2020

Albury, NSW: Session 1 January 21-22, Session 2 February 18-19, Session 3 March 31 - April 1, Session 4 May 5-6 Taking EOI

Bellingen, NSW:  Dates may change to start in April on account of course postponement resulting from the bushfires. TBA ASAP Session 1 March 9-10, Session 2 April 28-29, Session 3 May 18-19. Session 4 June 11-12 Taking EOI

Bathurst, NSW: Session 1 June 2-3, Session 2 August 4-5, Session 3 September 15-16, Session 4 October 20-21 Taking EOI

Murwillumbah, NSW : Session 1 June 9-10, Session 2 July 28-29, Session 3  September 8-9, Session 4 October 13-14, Taking EOI

Lismore, NSW: Dates TBA

 

 

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
 
Course starting 2020

Strathalbyn, SA: Session 1 February 5-6, Session 2 March 4-5, Session 3 April 15-16, Session 4 May 27-28 Taking EOI

 

QUEENSLAND

2019

Biloela, QLD: Session 1 August 13-14, Session 1 October 1-2, Session 2 October 29-30, Session 3 November 26-27, Session 4 December 17-18



VICTORIA

Courses starting 2020

Goulburn Broken Catchment

This project is supported by Goulburn Broken CMA through funding from the Australia Government’s National Landcare Program. FUnding for eligible participants. 

Yarck, VIC: Session 1 March 17-18, Session 2 April 21-22, Session 3 May 12-13, Session 4 June 16-17 Enrolments are open.

Venue 2 TBA, VIC: Suggested dates Session 1 July 21-22, Session 2 August 25-26, Session 3 October 6-7, Session 4 November 17-18

 

 

WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Albany, WA:  2020 Taking EOI. Dates TBA

 


 

This course is an eight-day course, consisting of four modules of two days, each 4-7 weeks apart. 

 

Session 1:

    • What sustains us? The four eco-foundation blocks that support all human endeavour.
      • Water Cycle - making every drop count; ways to improve the efficiency of your rainfall.
      • Mineral Cycle - ensuring the fast cycling of minerals to promote biodiversity.
      • Solar Energy Flow - maximising the transformation of sunlight to dollars through the photosynthetic process.
      • Community Dynamics - understanding the links between all living things, to create a stable, diverse and profitable environment. 

    • New concepts about the functioning of nature.
      • Nature functions in wholes - discover why our present view of nature as interconnected parts cannot work.
      • Understand the time factor in grazing and why time and not animal numbers causes overgrazing.
      • Learn about the Brittleness Scale, and why some environments deteriorate when rested.
      • Understand the relationship between grazing animals, their predators and the plants.

 

Session 2:

    • Introduction to Holistic Management - demonstrates why conventional decision making is failing us in our holistic world.
    • Setting Holistic Context - learn how to create your own holistic context with the values that are uniquely yours.
    • Testing decisions -  understand the seven testing questions that ensure every decision you make moves you towards your context.

 

Session 3:

 Holistic Grazing Planning®

This procedure which has been adapted from the Sandhurst Military Academy.  Learn how to get your animals to the right place at the right time for the right reasons.  Understand how animals can be used as tools to increase biodiversity and long term profitability. Discover how to monitor grass growth to give plants maximum chance to achieve their potential, and to accurately estimate standing feed to budget your stock requirement.

 Early warning biological monitoring

Read the soil surface to obtain the earliest indication that you may be straying off course. Learn how to set up monitoring and photographic sites.

 

Session 4: 

 Holistic Financial Planning - wealth generation

Plan your profits

 Holistic Land Planning

A process that will help you create the lives you want from the land, far into the future.

 

The cost of the eight days of training includes the text book - Allan Savory’s “Holistic Management - a New Framework for Making Decisions”, the Holistic Management handbook, financial and grazing planning resources, morning teas and a great time! Participant numbers will not exceed 25 people.