Nation building requires infrastructure – roads, rail, ports, schools, hospitals, and community centres. The business case for expanding school based mentoring addresses an essential component of social infrastructure critical to enabling our young people to lead ful?lling and productive lives. A new report from the Youth Mentoring Network and DSF on the business case for expanding support for school based mentoring in Australia.
Local knowledge and stories create positive change in Burnie
The whiteboard in Kylie Burgess’ office tells a story about the power of community. It’s covered in notes and ideas about turning local knowledge and lived experience into positive change for the community of Burnie in Tasmania’s north-west.
Dusseldorp Forum acknowledges the First Peoples of Australia and the Traditional Custodians of the Country on which we work and live. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, and to Elders past, present and future.