The formation of the Whittlesea Community Leadership Network was a City of Whittlesea Council initiative and was based on a Pilot Project supported by the City of Whittlesea, coordinated by the Multicultural Unit and Linked to City of Whittlesea Council Plans.

The scope of the Pilot Project was to develop a community leadership network in line with the Multicultural Plan 2007 – 2011 over two years.

The project plan was prepared in response to recommendations from community consultations.