A win for people suffering from eating disorders

The announcement of a new world-class facility for South Australians suffering from eating disorders is very exciting and welcome news. The new Statewide Eating Disorder Service building, to be situated on the former Repatriation General Hospital site, will create a centre for excellence in eating disorder services. Our interest in this important facility started about […]

Baby Boomers in focus for AdMental

We’re pleased to support the next instalment of AdMental, a night of thought-provoking fun presented by the Don Dunstan Foundation. The popular event, this year hosted by media personality Ann Wills, will see young advertising creatives go head to head ‘Gruen’ style as they address an issue of our time – our ageing population. This […]

Systems change and philanthropy: Taking risks and achieving greater impact

What can be achieved when a global group of philanthropic foundations come together to explore what risk looks like when trying to achieve greater impact through systems change for complex problems? We aimed to explore this by working with the Social Innovation Exchange and their Funders Node – the bringing together of over 50 different […]

Health Needs and Priorities in South Australia

When we think of what it means to be ‘healthy’ or what it means to focus on our ‘wellbeing’, as individuals these concepts are generally part of the same conversation. But what happens when the system that is there to diagnose, treat and support us, sees them as two separate elements? South Australia has an […]

Data is key to improving Aboriginal health outcomes

There are countless reports, strategies, programs and policies aimed at ‘closing the gap’ for Aboriginal people across South Australia, with most focusing on a state-wide level of reporting and monitoring.

And yet, it is known that some Aboriginal communities have better health and social outcomes than other Aboriginal communities.  The ‘why’ some communities fare better than others is often unknown.