Hitting the road for Our Town

We’re about to hit the road to further our exploration of mental health in South Australian towns and regions. We received applications from around the state for our 10 year mental health funding opportunity – Our Town.  The applications may have been from diverse parts of South Australia but they all showed that there was […]

Tough decisions ahead for Our Town

We’ve got some tough choices to make as we try to narrow down the applicants for the Our Town mental health funding. The Our Town funding round closed at the start of August and we’ve received applications from right across the state. We’ve been extremely impressed with the quality of the applications and how towns […]

$5000 bursary on offer for the Social Enterprise World Forum in Ethiopia

Are you passionate about social enterprise in health? Would you like to meet and share ideas with like-minded people from around the world? A $5000 bursary is on offer to support one South Australian social enterprise leader or future leader to attend the upcoming Social Enterprise World Forum (SEWF) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in October. […]

When is it ok to be different?

Our Town is a program designed to offer up to ten years of financial support to two South Australian towns but at its heart, we are hoping to demonstrate how with the right conditions and resources, communities can deliver their own solutions to mental health challenges. Implementing such an approach, one that many people, service […]

Two stages of support for rural and regional SA

Our newest funding – Our Town – is a two-phased approach to rural and regional mental health funding. Six towns will initially be shortlisted for stage one of Our Town, which will be a nine month mentoring and coaching process. We are calling this capability building and it will be about building and strengthening the […]