Australia has much to contribute to the understanding of how the Collective Impact community change framework can be implemented, writes visiting Canadian expert, Liz Weaver, Vice President of Tamarack – an Institute for Community Engagement.

There is a palpable energy in Australia.  Even as the cold of winter grabs hold of communities, things seem to be gaining steam.  Between July 13 and 27, 2014, I travelled to a number of cities in Australia to meet with leaders across many sectors:  business, government, philanthropy, faith, education, and community.  They wanted to talk Collective Impact.  They were curious about this framework for community change and impact and many were in the early stages of implementation.

Read the full article: The Winter of our Discontent – Collective Impact in the Australian Context