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Sharing insights from SVA’s work and across the social sector to prompt learning and discussion about effective practice.

Modelling First Nations workforce demand in Victoria

Our workforce demand model for VACCHO forecast that Victorian ACCOs will need to grow their workforce by an average 120% by 2037. With these forecasts, ACCOs are better placed to plan for future resourcing and funding needs.

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The power of articulating your story(line) of change

How we updated the theory of change for Joint Management on Gunaikurnai Country reflecting the evolving partnership between First Nations and state government partners.

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Powering up the impact investing market

Tom Hall, Global Head of social impact and philanthropy at UBS talks with SVA’s Suzie Riddell about how to catalyse the impact investing market, sharing stories from the global market and opportunities in Australia. Podcast

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Mapping child and family hardship across Australia

Around 107,000 young children, from birth to six-years-old, experience significant socioeconomic disadvantage in Australia. Understanding where these children are helps us better advocate for the services they need. +Interactive map

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10 roles for impact at scale

The variety of potential roles needed to work towards impact at scale reflects the collaboration of actors with differing capabilities and focus.

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10 design principles for impact at scale

SVA identifies 10 design principles as key considerations in defining an impact at scale goal or strategy.

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The right data at the right time in the right hands supports better outcomes

To tackle entrenched disadvantage in Australia, we need consistent and timely information to know what is happening and where, but we don’t have it!

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What does it take to create large scale impact?

Three leaders with experience of creating large scale impact both in Australia, and overseas in the UK share their insights about what it takes to create impact at scale? +Podcast

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Why is strategy valuable: leaders have their say

Leaders in the community legal sector share their perspectives on strategy – why it is valuable, what has worked and their top tips for developing strategy.  

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Frameworks for understanding impact at scale

Continuing in our series of articles on impact at scale, we look at six frameworks or models for understanding how to create impact at scale.

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Five questions to consider when scaling for impact

Dr Neela Saldanha explains why successful pilots often don’t achieve the same results ‘at scale’ and outlines what to consider when scaling for impact. +Podcast

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Rebuilding the career ladder

Rebuilding the Career Ladder aims to improve opportunities for young people from less privileged backgrounds by promoting change in employers’ practices. The Employment Innovation Lab program is its cornerstone.

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