Phillip learns to lead

Mildura’s Phillip Konstandopoulos takes part in a youth leadership course near Ballarat.

Mildura’s Phillip Konstandopoulos takes part in a youth leadership course near Ballarat.

THERE must be something in the water, with another young and bright Mildura product stepping up to lead his peers.

Phillip Konstandopoulos has returned from the week-long residential Young Rural Leaders Program run by the Creswick-based Macpherson Smith Rural Foundation near Ballarat, where he learnt how to create change for the better in rural commun­ities.

The program encouraged participants to network with one another and Phillip, now studying at university in Melbourne, said he learnt about how to improve himself so he could help create a better Mildura for others his age.

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