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This resource provides 18 insights for transforming systems.

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5. Achieving Transformation

This resource provides an overview of the backbone role in collective impact, including: purpose and function; structure, staffing, and budget; selecting a backbone; leadership; and the backbone’s focus on equity.

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2. Building the Foundations

This resource will help collaborative groups to better understand member motivation, and in doing so, develop a shared understanding of the collaborative task.

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3. Creating a Shared Vision

This resource allows collaborators to measure how they are working together via the completion of an online survey, on a one-off or longitudinal basis.

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3. Creating a Shared Vision

This resource provides a four-step process for articulating and tracking progress through the early stages of a collaborative project, by looking back and looking forward.

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2. Building the Foundations

This resource provides a governance framework for those seeking to work collaboratively on a complex social or community challenge.

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2. Building the Foundations

This resource provides a broad, multidisciplinary systematised review of literature on cross sector partnerships for systemic change.

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5. Achieving Transformation

Inevitably things happen in these type of collaborations – where people are hurt and relationships break down. This video touches on some ways you can recover and rebuild trust. Deep Collaboration is a way of working that was created by First Nations and other Multicultural Australians to find…

Deep Collaboration

5. Achieving Transformation

Shared principles around trust need to be explicit in this work. This video explores strategies for how you might create some shared principles together. Deep Collaboration is a way of working that was created by First Nations and other Multicultural Australians to find new ways to work and…

Deep Collaboration

2. Building the Foundations

A key tool to depersonalise and look at systemic ‘voices’ or positions in the collaboration is by identifying ‘roles’. This video explores how to deepen the work by shifting or taking up other roles. Deep Collaboration is a way of working that was created by First Nations and other…

Deep Collaboration

5. Achieving Transformation

Step 1 of Deep Collaboration outlines a process of how to explore if readiness to work differently is really there – being realistic about investments of time, energy, level of drive, urgency and courage. Deep Collaboration is a way of working that was created by First Nations and other…

Deep Collaboration

2. Building the Foundations

Step 4 introduces additional skills you can use once you understand the key roles & patterns of behaviour, including various techniques for facilitating collaboration and power dynamics in groups. Deep Collaboration is a way of working that was created by First Nations and other…

Deep Collaboration

3. Creating a Shared Vision

4. Scaling Up

This video explores why being attentive to the atmosphere around the collaborative gathering – not just the content within – is important. Deep Collaboration is a way of working that was created by First Nations and other Multicultural Australians to find new ways to work and lead together.

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3. Creating a Shared Vision

Just ‘good enough’ common ground in shared purpose is all we need in this work and this video discusses what that might look like. Deep Collaboration is a way of working that was created by First Nations and other Multicultural Australians to find new ways to work and lead together.

Deep Collaboration

2. Building the Foundations

This video discusses why the often counter-intuitive approach of actively seeking out difference is helpful in the context of cross-cultural partnering. Deep Collaboration is a way of working that was created by First Nations and other Multicultural Australians to find new ways to work and…

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2. Building the Foundations

This resource explains the importance of allowing the process and results of collaboration to emerge, as distinct from applying pre-set solutions.

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3. Creating a Shared Vision

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