A new Aboriginal-led early childhood education and care program aimed at improving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children’s developmental and learning outcomes will be launched today in Nowra, NSW. The Boori Milumba program is tailored to meet the specific individual and cultural needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children who are facing significant family […]
Social Ventures Australia (SVA) has been awarded Best CSR Innovation and recognised as one of the Australian Financial Review’s Most Innovative not-for-profit organisations. The 2023 AFR BOSS Most Innovative Companies list celebrates innovation in Australia and New Zealand. The list recognises organisations with strong innovation practices as well as identifies specific innovative initiatives. SVA’s Synergis […]
As Premier Andrews decides on the locations for the final 20 of 50 new integrated early learning centres in Victoria, new research commissioned by Social Ventures Australia (SVA) in partnership with the Centre of Child Community Health (CCCH) has identified which communities and children could benefit the most from a new centre. The research, conducted […]
SVA thanks outgoing Director Tanya Gilerman as it welcome Diana Radcliffe to its Board.
A new SVA partnership offers a unique solution to reduce reoffending and homelessness among people leaving prison.
SVA joins over 70 RAP Partners to support a First Nations Voice to Parliament and support a YES vote for the upcoming referendum.
Commonwealth government announces bold move to build the Australian impact investing market and renew focus on tackling disadvantage.
In the 2023 Budget, the job has begone but is not yet done, as more is needed to ensure an Australia where all people can thrive.
Leading early childhood experts have welcomed the opportunity presented by the Federal Government to take a critical step in improving early years development in Australia.
A new report by Social Ventures Australia (SVA) and the Centre for Social Impact (CSI) outlines recommendations for sustainable government support of the charity sector – following findings that four out of five community sector charities struggled with increased demand for services during the pandemic, and emergency funding support favoured some kinds of charities over others.
Desmond Campbell, of the Gurindji and the Ngalakan people and SVA’s First Nations Practice Lead, will be stepping into the role of CEO at Welcome to Country, the not-for-profit marketplace for First Nations experiences and products.
We are pleased to launch our fourth Reconciliation Action Plan as part of our work towards a reconciled Australia.
An award for organisations with ‘exceptional levels of employee engagement and satisfaction’ with employees feeling ‘supported, empowered and engaged’.
SVA welcomes experienced social sector leader Sarah Davies AM to the SVA Board.
We are marking our 20th anniversary by asking the question, ‘what will it take to get disadvantage to zero in Australia?’
Our mission at Social Ventures Australia (SVA) is to work towards an Australia where all people and communities can thrive. A reconciled Australia is key to this vision, where First Nations people’s rights and opportunities are guaranteed. We believe that achieving this goal requires institutional, policy, service and funding change – all with a focus […]
Call for extra time for funeral policy holders to claim refunds they are owed by failed fund.
Australian communities will have valuable new tools and resources to help them improve the early years’ service system, as a successful collaboration scales up to tackle inter-generational disadvantage.
Social Ventures Australia welcomes the investment by Goldman Sachs Asset Management in Synergis, which will help deliver much needed homes for people with disability.
A new collaborative report from PwC, Social Ventures Australia, the Global Apprenticeship Network (Australia) and the Apprentice Employment Network (Victoria) identifies measures that are required to build an apprenticeship system that works in the modern world and remedy Australia’s chronic skills shortages.
SVA is delighted to welcome Cindy Reese Mitchell and Verity Lomax as board directors this month.
Announced today, $9 million funding from the Commonwealth Government is going to replicate the Early Years Education Program in four sites, including one dedicated for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children.
Social Ventures Australia is delighted to share that Suzie Riddell, SVA CEO has been selected to participate in the inaugural Social Impact Leadership Australia (SILA) program. SILA is a capacity building and leadership program designed specifically for leaders of for-purpose organisations. Speaking about the announcement this week, SVA Board Chair Rob Koczkar said, ‘SVA’s Board, […]
SVA has announced the Early Childhood Development Field Catalyst, an alliance of leaders working together to enable more young children to thrive.
Social Ventures Australia (SVA) has reaffirmed its support for Nightingale and its innovative model of sustainable and affordable housing development.