Our Vision is for all young children in Australia to be
thriving in their communities

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.

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Opportunity Child to celebrate National Families Week 2019
2019-05-15

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.

Respected Aboriginal Affairs leader and advocate Jason Mifsud has joined the Board of Opportunity Child
2019-03-22

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.

Embedding Cultural Practice in OC’s work: Louisa Whettam joins as Cultural Practice Advisor
2018-12-21

Those that attended ChangeFest last month were part of the presentation of the ChangeFest Statement. It was a powerful reminder of the importance of applying a cultural lens across everything…

Wendy Mason to join OC as Director
2018-11-01

Wendy Mason will be joining Opportunity Child as our new Director of Strategy and Operations on 10th December 2018.   Wendy has held significant roles as the Head of the…