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.

It is our belief that the founders and staff of local initiatives are at their best when they are talking to local people and addressing local issues. So, the more effective we make these people, the more likely they are to improve early childhood outcomes and the long-term prosperity of their local communities.

Opportunity Child provides specific support to refine approaches across communities and stakeholders. It strengthens local community efforts by spreading best practices, experiences, technology, data and relationships so more time and resources can be spent solving local problems.

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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…

Opportunity Child launches as an independent organisation
2018-10-29

We are excited to announce that Opportunity Child has officially become a separate entity after successful incubation by ten20 Foundation. Our inaugural board meeting on 24th October saw Ivan Power from…