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Shared data + local wisdom: growing the Logan Together movement

Logan Together is a Queensland collective impact initiative. It’s everybody who cares about Logan’s kids and we did a whole lot of growing in 2017.

As we grew, we wanted to share the love more and more with our partners and community. So we set out to share the data we were collecting and tap further into local wisdom to build our movement for change for Logan’s children. We embarked on an online journey and I’d like to share three ways we did it.

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Collective impact governance: navigating the pitfalls

Former backbone leader Sharon Fraser shares insights into navigating collective impact governance.

“Getting the right governance foundations in place is critical in collective impact collaborations. Not so long ago I was working in a collaboration that decided to reset the governance structure.

The idea was to move decision making from leaders in the service system to share power with the community and bring the voice of government and business onto the leadership table. With great enthusiasm and a sense that we were doing something grand we set about doing the work.

How to plan for impact – community snapshot

For a collective impact initiative starting out, what steps do they take to get traction on a complex ‘messy’ problem? Darwin based Sanderson Alliance describe how they started off, what they learned and what lies ahead.

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Collective impact in action: involving residents

Alice Springs collective impact backbone leader Sarah Brittle says a newly launched project is capturing the stories of grandparents caring for young grandchildren