Strong Kids Strong Centre child hand painting

Collective impact in action: involving residents

Alice Springs collective impact backbone leader Sarah Brittle says a newly launched project is capturing the stories of grandparents caring for young grandchildren

NT partner communities outline collective impact benefits for Minister

The Assistant Minister for Social Services and Multicultural Affairs, Senator Zed Seselja, recently spent time visiting our partner community in the Opportunity Child initiative, the Sanderson Alliance, during a trip to Darwin.

Kind and brave: Focus on positive relationships at Sanderson Alliance

Hundreds of beautiful images created by children to celebrate positive relationships were exhibited last weekend in Darwin, as part of the inaugural Sanderson Alliance Art Awards held by our wonderful partner community in the Northern Territory, the Sanderson Alliance.

Focus on our youngest citizens on International Youth Day 2016

Today is International Youth Day 2016, a day when all of us at Opportunity Child increase our resolve to continue to work towards creating the conditions for all young children in Australia to live happy and productive lives.

They can be superheroes: Working with communities to enable children’s aspirations

In our collective impact work, we hope to shift the system so all children have a chance to work towards their aspirations, at the same time as TV shows like Cleverman are contributing to a shift in the way First Nations people are represented in popular culture.

Strong Kids, Strong Centre emerging in Alice Springs

Last week, at the Pre-birth to 4 workshop in Alice Springs, (who with the Sanderson Alliance make up the NT Collective, an OC partner community), something special emerged: Strong Kids. Strong Centre.

Taking the time to learn how to work together differently

Our Executive Director, Michelle Lucas, has a deep commitment to collective impact work. She has worked in the collective impact field for more than a decade and recently authored a paper on the subject for the Australian Professional Educator journal.