This is a guide to all things at the intersection of Australia, Singapore and social change. Feel free to edit if you’d like to improve it!


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Key People

Names are provided alphabetically, with links provided to LinkedIn accounts where available, else Facebook. Expertise in this area is based on past or current experience, and if there is a link to Singapore in some way.

Byron Keating, Cathy Henkel, David Bussau, Jamie Bedson, Martin Stewart Weeks, Matthew Coghlan, Sanushka Mudaliar, Seren Dalkiran

Potential Partners

These are organisations with links to Singapore:

Australian Centre for Social Innovation exists to identify and support the innovative ideas, methods and people that will contribute to and accelerate positive social change.

Australian Social Innovation Exchange is a non-profit company formed to find better ways of tackling social problems and responding to growing community needs or opportunities. ASIX will form part of the global network of social innovators which is being connected by the Social Innovation Exchange (SIX). SIX is being developed by The Young Foundation in London.

Centre for Social Impact’s mission is to educate tomorrow's social entrepreneurs and strengthen today's social enterprises. Through top class teaching, world class research and public engagement, it aims to put Australia among the world's best at delivering community benefit and generating social innovation.

Childwise is a not-for-profit organisation working to end the sexual exploitation and abuse of children in Australia and beyond.

Foundation for Development Cooperation is an independent, not-for-profit international development organisation. Through alliances and partnerships, FDC undertakes a range of initiatives which seek to improve the lives of poor people in developing countries.

Opportunity International is a global leader providing microfinance and micro-enterprise development services to the poor.

Project Australia is a national incubator for social innovation, using existing resources to launch creative individuals and not-for-profit ideas that address Australian needs.

RedR Australia has a Register by which specialist personnel are selected and trained, and made available at short notice for overseas humanitarian operations.

School of Social Entrepreneurs Australia is a new nonprofit venture dedicated to identifying, developing and supporting social entrepreneurs and raising awareness and understanding of social entrepreneurship.

TorqAid is a consultancy focusing in on community development and humanitarian aid in both Australia and overseas. Its mission is to provide a range of appropriate and targeted consultancy services, training courses and information to the Australian and overseas community development and aid communities.

Key Video & Publications

The Australian Aid Resource and Training Guide is a monthly newsletter which provides information about how community development and overseas aid practitioners can become involved in humanitarian and development activities. It has a comprehensive links to other Australian organisations.

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