Grants, funding and training


Capacity building training and tools

Traditional Owner Negotiation Skills Workshop

This training provides essential skills in negotiation, influencing and agreement making. The training is useful for Traditional Owner groups who are already involved in negotiations or getting ready to negotiate with neighbouring groups about boundaries, or with the State for a Traditional Owner recognition and settlement agreement.

More than 130 Traditional Owners from across Victoria having completed the workshop to date.

Training runs over three days. The next workshop will take place 19-21 March 2019. Apply now by downloading the application form below. 

Negotiation Skills Workshop Application Form Negotiation Skills Workshop Application FormPDF (969.37 KB)

Traditional Owner Facilitation Skills Workshop

This training provides essential micro-skills for effective facilitation of groups and meetings, and develops self-awareness to support good facilitation when things get ‘hot’. The training focuses on practical facilitation of group processes, skills to make meetings work well, harnessing the wisdom of groups and maximising participation.

Training runs over three days. The next workshop will take place 21-23 May 2019.

Facilitation Skills Workshop Application Form Facilitation Skills Workshop Application FormPDF (2.86 MB)

Tools and tips for agreement making

Right People for Country’s training and capacity building program values the broad and diverse wisdom of all Traditional Owner participants and seeks to build on this with tools that others have found effective in their agreement making and engagement processes.


7 Elements of Negotiation Worksheet 7 Elements of Negotiation WorksheetPDF (73.34 KB)