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

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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Integrated child and family centres overcome fragmented service delivery

Integrated child and family centres are one example of how to overcome a fragmented service system.

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John Harding: on elders, the Voice and storytelling 

Introducing John Harding, a highly skilled storyteller and communicator, who brings his experience in fundraising and relationship and program management to his role as First Nations Practice Lead at SVA.

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2023 Budget and beyond: will anyone be left behind?

If the 2023 Commonwealth Budget was judged by whether it puts us on a path to ‘solving’ disadvantage, how would it fare?

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Part 2: Outcomes contracting trailblazer shares knowledge

Elyse Sainty, from the Impact Investing team, shares her advice for governments and insights on the role of data and what the future holds for outcomes contracting.+Podcast

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Outcomes contracting trailblazer shares knowledge

Elyse Sainty, director in the Impact Investing team, shares Part 1 of her insights after 10 years leading SVA’s work in social impact bonds and outcomes contracting. +Podcast

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Dean Parkin: what is a Voice to Parliament and why does it matter?

Dean Parkin, Director, From the Heart, talks with SVA CEO Suzie Riddell about the campaign for a First Nations Voice to Parliament to be enshrined in the Australian constitution and why it matters. +Video

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Building effective corporate partnerships with non-profits

Strategic partnerships offer corporates the opportunity to create business and social value. Here, we look at how companies are adopting more effective ways to partner with the non-profit sector. +Audio

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