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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Yarn Time with Louisa: Day 1 of SNAICC 2019 Conference

Louisa Whettam, Opportunity Child’s Cultural Practice Advisor yarns about SNAICC 2019 conference, sharing her experiences and learnings in a Yarn Time blog series.

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Does having the data really shift power?

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…

OC Community delivers their first profile: Children and Parents share aspirations for a better Alice Springs

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 to celebrate National Families Week 2019

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.