Greater Shepparton Lighthouse is a collective impact, place-based initiative in Shepparton in northern Victoria. Created in 2014, the initiative involves 50 local leaders in decision-making and has the support of more than 450 volunteers and 100 plus partnerships.
Family-owned Logan business, Clarks Logan City Bus Service renamed their bus the ‘Kindy Express’ and donned hats and badges to give Logan kids the chance to learn more about their local kindies by jumping onboard a free community bus tour.
Nawarddeken Academy students, teachers, rangers and elders came together to reconnect with Country and connect Bininj (Indigenous) science and balanda (non-Indigenous) science on their annual camp – this year to Barradji.
COVID-19 has further exposed how policy and power structures hold problems in place. It has also provided a unique, timely opportunity to address the structural reform required to strengthen our communities.
The arrival of COVID-19 in Australia posed a serious risk for families in West Arnhem Land. Within a short period of time, all West Arnhem communities became closed to all non-essential travel.