Video: Up beat music plays.
Video opens on dark green sign with indigenous artwork that reads ‘Welcome to Toolangi. Murrindindi Shire.’
Sign is by a road in a forest and there’s a car driving around a bend of the road.
Text: Tips for successful community projects: Involve your community
Video: Kerry Starr appears on screen, sitting in a lounge and addressing an off screen interviewer.
Text: Kerry Starr. Community House, Toolangi, Victoria.
Aerial shot of a building surrounded by roads and grass.
Text: Organise a community meeting.
Footage of the external façade of Toolangi Castella Community House.
Close up on the welcome sign which reads ‘Welcome to Toolangi Castella Community House’.
Audio: Kerry Starr: The fires happened in early February 2009 and within probably three to four weeks afterwards we'd organised a community meeting and said to people, what is it that you want to happen to this community now?
Video: Four women are sitting at a table talking and laughing.
Camera pans to more women at the table talking.
Text: Own the project.
Kerry is back on screen, addressing an off screen interviewer.
Audio: Kerry Starr: If you've got a project that you really want to happen, then you're going to have to own it and get people to help you with it because if you don't lead it, nobody else is going to do it for you.
Video: In a forest, where a road bends around a corner, there’s a yellow sign with red writing that reads ‘Fire prevention starts with…you’. There’s also an illustration of a finger pointing towards the reader.
Katrina Kalfin appears, sitting at a table in a kitchen and addressing an off screen interviewer.
Text: Katrina Kalfin. Personal Trainer, Toolangi, Victoria
A worn, hand painted sign is propped against a steel frame and sitting on green grass. It reads ‘Bushfire information meeting tonight 8pm.’
Audio: Katrina Kalfin: It was really important to sit down, look at our community, look at the needs of our community and real people doing that. People that live here.
Text: Identify needs
Video: On a country road surrounded by green paddocks, cars are driving past a blue and aqua round sign that reads ‘Welcome to Smithton Circular Head’. Underneath is a square sign that reads ‘RV friendly town’.
Jodie Saville addresses an off screen interviewer. She’s sitting in an older style room at a long table.
Text: Jodie Saville, Circular Head Council, Smithton, Tasmania.
Audio: Jodie Saville: Decide what's out there, based on what the community are talking about. What they think the problems are.
Video: Aerial footage of Smithton at dusk. Many houses are in grid blocks and a river flows through the town.
Text: Listen to the community.
Audio: Jodie Saville: For us, that was a conversation that was being had everywhere I went.
Video: Dudley Billing addresses an off screen interviewer. He’s sitting in an older style function room. There’s round tables with blue and orange chairs around them in the background.
Text: Dudley Billing. Rural Health, Smithton, Tasmania
External shot of Circular Head Council Building. It is white, with many tinted windows. A car drives past.
Text: Talk to people
Audio: Dudley Billing: I walked down the street, I went into a shop, had a cup of tea, went to a council meeting, spoke to a couple of people.
Video: Footage of a road in Smithton at twilight. Cars are driving past. There’s a building on the right side of the road that’s painted blue with a mural featuring a peacock, fish and aeroplane on the side.
Dudley is addressing an off screen interviewer.
Audio: Dudley Billing: You don't even have to create meetings here; the meetings happen on a day to day basis.
Video: Upbeat music plays
White screen, black text: Strengthening local communities together.
FRRR logo appears. Text: FRRR Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal.
Australia Post logo appears.
Text: Australia Post.