Opportunity Child works with a growing number of communities across Australia that are focused on improving early childhood outcomes and intentionally working together to create the conditions that children need to thrive.
We provide practical support to ‘backbone’ teams and community structures.
We use our social innovation hub to help communities find solutions to complex issues.
We use our helicopter view across Australia to take what is learned in and by communities, to advocate with ‘One Voice’ to drive systems change.
We remove pain points for ‘backbone’ teams and community structures so they can work more effectively to create greater impact.
We provide confidence that they have the best support to do what they can’t do themselves. We help investments in communities achieve the desired results.
We provide insights from the ground up and collaborate with other national field builders to synthesise this knowledge.
We bring community voice and “bright spots” of practice to the attention of key decision makers.
Communities are coming together to become more data-driven in decision making. One of our OC communities is Shepparton in Victoria. It is one of the leading places using data to…
A new survey of parents and children undertaken by The Child Friendly Alice initiative has found that the top priorities for children living in the centre include being safe and free, having access to education, equal opportunities for employment and a society free from racism and crime.
Opportunity Child is encouraging families across its national network of communities to celebrate National Families Week 2019 – Australia’s annual celebration of the importance of families.
In joining the Board of Opportunity Child, I’m looking forward to support the driving of community led initiatives that provides the strongest possible foundations for young people and their families to not only survive, but thrive.