Event Reflection: Exploring collective impact initiatives and approaches to evaluate them – Features, opportunities and challenges with Liz Weaver, Tamarack Institute

June 30, 2022

This AES Seminar with Liz Weaver, Co-CEO of Tamarack Institute provided an overview and key features of collective impact approaches and the unique challenges associated with evaluating them. These approaches have gained greater sway and influence over the last 10 years, as uniquely place to  to address  complex, multi-faceted issues involving intersecting systems, organisations and…

Event Reflection: Community Listening – What happens when we start with children and families? (31 May 2022)

June 30, 2022

This webinar explored a framework for an ‘inside out’ approach, where families and communities sit at the same table as government and practitioners to inform strategies for change. Organisers: Hosted by the Centre for Community Child Health at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI) as part of their Thriving Children, Thriving Communities series focussed on equity and innovation…

Event Reflection – Webinar on Community Around the Child: A program to reduce the criminalisation of young people in residential out-of-home-care

April 27, 2022

Community Around the Child: A program to reduce the criminalisation of young people in residential out-of-home-care Date: 29th March 2022 and Mode: Zoom Organisers: Centre for Evaluation and Research (CERE), Department of Health, Victoria Community Around the Child (CAC) is a component of the Building Resilience in Children and Young People in Residential Out-of-Home Care…

Navigating access to services through a culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) youth perspective

July 22, 2021

Organised by: Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare Speakers: Mohamed Semra – The Co-Founder at Endeavour Youth Australia and the 2020 AMAA Youth of the Year; Mohamed is a social entrepreneur and award-winning advocate working to shatter the stigma and misconceptions of CALD communities. Julia Coscolluela – Youth Worker at Brimbank City Council;…