Fellowship Alumni Retreat 2017

Byron Bay, 3rd February - 5th February

Alumni, register now to secure your place at the Progress Fellows Retreat 2017, returning to the Byron Hinterland

When: Friday 3rd – Sun 5th February 2016.

Who: Australian Progress fellowship alumni from all cohorts (Melbourne 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016; Sydney 2014, 2015 and 2016; Perth 2015, Brisbane 2016, New Zealand 2016, and National Message Fellowships in 2015 and 2016). There are now 230+ of you and this retreat will only accommodate a maximum of 40 (plus camping), so it’ll fill up quickly!

Where: Based on popular demand, we’ve re-booked at the same venue- a stunning and unique property in the hinterland of Byron Bay. The venue is set in a beautiful secluded rainforest environment. It has fantastic communal meeting spaces and a range of accommodation options (from private rooms to camping).

– The agenda is interactive and focuses on informal connection and mutual support and problem-solving, rather than a return to the classroom..
– Spend time learning from each other, talking about your passions and future plans
– Explore new collaborations, and discuss strategies to shift Australia on your issues.
– Relax, have a few glasses of red on the deck, or swim in the beautiful river that flows throw the property

What did the fellows who came along in 2016 say?

“I came to the weekend with 3 questions I wanted help with. Between ‘what should I do next’, Hahrie’s workshops, 1:1 coaching, and the reciprocity circle I was able to get help with all 3 questions. So that was fantastic! I also loved getting to connect with even more of the amazing people who have done the fellowship.”

“What was the best part? The chance to meet up with people I already knew from my cohort and also meet other campaigners. The pace was great (not so intense as the Fellowship retreats) and gave the space to have conversations which was really helpful.”

This graph sort of says it all:

Survey Monkey Results

And check out the video:

Cost: $410 to cover food, accommodation and transport together from the airport.If you are want to camp (BYO all camping stuff), the fee is $220.

Both prices are subsidised by thanks to the great people at Essential who are committed to supporting Fellowship Alumni.

Getting there: A bus will depart for the venue from Gold Coast airport at 2.30pm Sharp on Friday 3rd February and return by 630pm for flights departing after 7.15pm. You’ll need to arrange your own flight. We strongly recommend one of these flight options:
Tiger: From Sydney on TT601 and back on TT627; from Melbourne on TT562 and back on TT575
Jetstar: From Sydney on JQ412 and back on JQ427; (Melbourne – no good Jetstar options)
Virgin: From Sydney on VA523 and back on VA546; from Melbourne on VA741 and back on VA752; from Auckland on VA165 and return on the Monday.

Accommodation: There are a range of accommodation styles in resort-style cabins – ranging from double beds to twin beds, to 4-bed dorms. Each cabin has a bathroom. Each type of accommodation is limited and will be allocated on a first-come first-serve basis. We unfortunately do not have space for partners or family this year.

Payment via credit card is required to confirm your place. If you need a payment plan (e.g. to pay later) get in touch. If your plans change, let us know before November 1st 2016 for a refund.

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Byron Bay, 3rd February