The Centre for Building Better Community acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to their elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.

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6 October
Moving Conversations Social Night

Moving Conversation will be hosting a social night filled with music, poetry and of course, games! It is a chance to take a deep breath to center ourselves, celebrate what joy exists in our world, and have a bit of fun!
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Online Event, 7-8:30pm (AEST)

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Commencing Early November

Rebuilding Your Community is a 12 month learning experience that will embed new knowledge and practice, helping you to create communities where everyone can flourish.
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Registration closes 16 October

COVID-19
CBBC is based in Victoria where a state of disaster has been declared. Melbourne is now under Stage 4 lockdown and the rest of the state will be living under Stage 3 restrictions. Our team continues to work from their homes, facilitating any of our training and events online.
As a team we continue to be committed to walk this journey together and with you. Please join us as we plan and think about what our communities can become post COVID-19.

Our vision

We see a world where individuals and their communities flourish

A world where the Flourishing Framework is embedded into every aspect of community life so that everyone has
Their basic needs met
The opportunity to live a purposeful life
A sense of belonging to place and to others
The ability to contribute
The opportunity to lament and celebrate
A growing connection to meaning or spirituality
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We're passionate about helping you make a difference

Education and Training

CBBC provides a range of learning opportunities, through seminars, mentoring and learning communities, workshops, and gatherings.

Research and Thought Leadership

The centre acts as a hub, seeking to bring together practitioners, academics, leaders and other interested people for conversations and action that will help in the development of flourishing communities.

Consultancy and Advisory Services

Through CBBC's in-house expertise the centre is able to offer in-depth and diverse knowledge to reach meaningful outcomes that will benefit all your stakeholders.

Conversations, Connections and Culture

CBBC contributes to social media, publications, podcasts, and videos to communicate the latest research and ideas on developing flourishing communities.

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Who we are

About us

The centre is a group of urban thinkers, practitioners, and leaders who are working together to shape cities and urban environments where people and communities can thrive and flourish. As a group of ‘pracademics’ (reflective practitioners and thinkers), we are committed to the goal of flourishing urban environments.
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+61 497 925 722
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597 Burwood Road
Hawthorn VICTORIA 3122
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The Centre for Building Better Community acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to their elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.