Some Great Reading

Because every child deserves every chance to reach their full potential

Inaugural Progress Report

Articles & Reports

THE DOVETON MODEL AND IMPLICATIONS FOR OTHER SITES

The development of the Our Place model of support for communities of disadvantage
A 2015 International Specialised Skills Institute Fellowship, by Greg McMahon

DELIVERING FOR CITIZENS

How to triple the success rate of Government Transformations
McKinsley Centre for Government (June 2018)

COLLECTIVE IMPACT 3.0

An evolving Framework for Community Change
Mark Cabaj & Liz Weaver, 2016

EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY IN AUSTRALIA 2015

Who succeeds and who misses out
Stephen Lamb, Jen Jackson, Ann Walstab, Shuyan Huo, October 2015

FOUNDATIONS FOR PARTICIPATION

The First 1000 days of Life
Professor David Ellwood

THE WATER OF SYSTEMS CHANGE

Foundations involved in systems change can increase their odds for success by focusing on less explicit but more powerful conditions for change, while also turning the lens on themselves.
John Kania, Mark Kramer, Peter Senge, June 2018

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

A foundational practice of community change
This paper has been written by Sylvia Cheuy for Tamarack’s Community Change Festival October 2018

WHY CULTURE MATTERS FOR CHILDREN’S DEVELOPMENT & WELLBEING

Humans are cultural beings. We learn to communicate and understand our world through the context of our languages, traditions, behaviours, beliefs and values.
Kids Matter Early Childhood website

We acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as the Traditional Owners and Custodians of this country and recognise their connection to land, wind, water and community. We pay our respect to them, their cultures, and to the Elders both past and present.