Connecting Community for Kids – Cockburn and Kwinana, WA
Connecting Community for Kids is about empowering parents, local services, industry and civic leaders in the communities of Cockburn and Kwinana to work together and make a lasting difference in the lives of children pre-birth to eight years of age – as well as their families.
Go Goldfields – Central Goldfields Shire, VIC
Go Goldfields (GG) is an innovative alliance of organisations, created to deliver locally relevant responses to social issues that are too complex and too long-term for previous solutions. Supported by the Victorian Government in the amount of $2.5 million over three years, we have developed a series of shire wide, community-driven approaches to improve social, education and health outcomes for children, youth and families.
Logan Together – Logan, QLD
Logan Together is a long term, whole of community effort to create the best life opportunities for every child in Logan. They’re a diverse group of people from throughout the community who share a passion for their kids’ future. By bringing together broad community experiences they aim to create real change. It’s true that it takes a village to raise a child and they invite you to join the Logan Together village.
NT Collective – NT
The NT Collective consists of two communities who are geographically far apart, but very closely aligned as they work together in the Northern Territory using a collective impact approach as part of the Opportunity Child initiative. The two communities in the collective are the Sanderson Alliance in Darwin and Strong Kids, Strong Centre (formerly Pre-birth to 4) in Alice Springs.
The Hive – Mt Druitt, NSW
The Hive is a passionate group of individuals from the Mount Druitt community, including local service providers, government agencies and business, who believe that all children should have the opportunity to reach their full potential. The Hive is working to create a movement for change that enables residents in Mount Druitt to lead alongside people from different organisations and sectors.
Together in the South – SA
Together in the South is led by a team of community members, local leaders and organisations. The leadership team has residents and representatives from Housing SA, The Smith Family, Department of Education and Child Development, Wyatt Trust, Junction Australia, Southern Domestic Violence Service, Hackham West Community Centre Inc, Department of Communities and Social Inclusion, Anglicare, Families SA, Goodstart Hackham, City of Onkaparinga, Taikurrendi Children’s Centre for Early Childhood.
They are supported by many others, including volunteers and students and more than 200 people have participated in co-designing the initiative, being trained, attending community meetings and providing advice.