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SVA Quarterly

The SVA Quarterly shares insights from our work and across the sector, to prompt learning and discussion about effective practice.

SVA Quarterly

Tools and resources

The SVA Fundamentals for Impact

The SVA Fundamentals for Impact

A framework that leaders and organisations can use to assess how effective they are.

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Managing to outcomes guide

Managing to outcomes guide

A step-by-step guide for organisations looking to adopt an outcomes focused approach.

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Harnessing the power of client experience

Harnessing the power of client experience

To help social purpose organisations improve their use of client feedback, we provide a framework for an effective client feedback system in the social sector and practical advice on how to start using one.

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SROI Training Course

SROI Training Course

A two-day training course that will equip you with a working knowledge of Social Return on Investment and measuring what matters.

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Information for Ventures

Information for Ventures

Helpful information for social purpose organisations.

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How to go about a non-profit merger

How to go about a non-profit merger

A how-to guide for not-for-profit organisations seeking to explore whether a merger is right for them.

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Funding place-based community-led practice

Funding place-based community-led practice

Insights and actions for funders and communities.

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Policy submissions

Retirement income

Retirement income

Submission to the Retirement Income Review

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Pathways review

Pathways review

Submission to the Review of Senior Secondary Pathways

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Federal budget 2020-21

Federal budget 2020-21

2020-21 Pre-budget Submission to the Commonwealth Government

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Newstart inquiry

Newstart inquiry

Submission to the inquiry into the adequacy of Newstart

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Funeral expenses

Funeral expenses

Submission on the removal of the exemption for funeral expenses policies to the Financial Services Reform Taskforce

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Mental health Royal Commission

Mental health Royal Commission

Response to the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System

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Mental health inquiry

Mental health inquiry

Response to the Inquiry into the Economic and Social Impact of Mental Health

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Indigenous Evaluation

Indigenous Evaluation

Response to the Productivity Commission’s inquiry into the development of an Indigenous Evaluation Strategy

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Federal budget 2019-20

Federal budget 2019-20

2019-20 Pre-budget Submission to the Commonwealth Government

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Gonski 2.0

Gonski 2.0

Response to the Review to Achieve Educational Excellence in Australian Schools.

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Employment services

Employment services

Submission to the Future Employment Services consultation process.

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Housing finance aggregator

Housing finance aggregator

Submission to the Council on Federal Financial Relations Affordable Housing Working Group.

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Impact Investing

Impact Investing

Response to the Commonwealth Government’s Social Impact Investing Discussion Paper.

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Jobactive

Jobactive

A submission to the Senate Education and Employment References Committee in response to its inquiry into Jobactive.

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Our perspectives

Education

Education

We believe all children should have equal opportunity to access high quality education.

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Employment

Employment

We believe everyone should be able to participate in the community and economy in a way that is fulfilling to them.

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First Australians

First Australians

A reconciled Australia is one in which substantive rights and opportunities are guaranteed for all Australians.

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Housing

Housing

We are working to ensure there is an adequate supply of stable and affordable housing for all.

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Mental Health

Mental Health

We recognise that mental health and wellbeing is an essential component of thriving communities.

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Disability

Disability

People with disability should have opportunities to exercise their voice and have choice and control on the things that will impact upon their lives.

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