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Presentations and Event Resources

These are the presentations and other resources or links shared for the Making Place Conference. If you are looking for the presentations and resources for the Networking Day (1 May), click here.

Day 1 Resources (May 2)


Presented By

A Place to Start Again - One Man's Story of Adversity, Struggle and Resilience


Ella Ailenei, The Salvation Army

Our Place On Country - Aboriginal Biodiversity Conservation and On-Country Education


Alison Sentance & Brad Rowe, ABC Foundation Ltd.

Adressing the Lag - The major shifts shaping our communities and our role in empowering them to address unintended impacts


Angela Vurens van Es, Creating Communities Australia

Sense of Belonging - Cultural diversity, globalisation and place in Mirrabooka


Leena Bakshi, UWA

Solutions over Supper - Creating a safe place for difficult conversations about living with mental health


Donna Turner, Helping Minds

Tracy Wilson, Just.Design

Getting Serious about Community - Panel Discussion


Tim Muirhead, Chair

Eleanor Moody, Chorus

Jane Chilcott, Linkwest

Nick Maisey, Befriend

Denver D'Cruz, Inclusion Solutions Ltd

Marie Slattery, Valuing Children Initiative

Creating a Shared Agenda for Change - Communities for Kids


Jane Miller, Connecting Community for Kids

Improving Social Cohesion - Social Housing, mental illness and addiction


Alison Paterson, Access Housing Australia

Designing our Communities Panel Discussion


Phillipa Boldy, Chair

Maria Collazos, Save the Children

Jethro Sercombe, Anglicare WA

Donna Turner, Helping Minds

Michael Wright, Looking Forward, Moving Forward

Shantel Van Maanen, Australian Red Cross

Developing a Culturally Appropriate Aboriginal Staff Satisfaction Survey - Richmond Wellbeing's Journey


Adrian Munro, Richmond Wellbeing

Uncle Albert and Aunty Irene McNamara, Aborginal Elders

Aboriginal Recovery - Where Hope Lies


Tim Muirhead, CSD Network

Danny Ford, Kambarang Services

Making Home Panel


Kate Covlin, Chair

Kathleen Gergory, Foundation Housing

Katie Stubley, Centre for Social Impact

Stephen Hall, Shelter WA

Kai Schweizer, Independent

Kedy Kristal, Women's Council for Domestic and Family Violence Services

Placemaking, Local Government, and the Zealous Nuts


Callum Prior, City of Wanneroo

Collaborating in Kalumburu


Christine Hendricks, ConnectGroups

Susannah Wallman & Clare Wood, Enterprise Learning Projects

Strong, Proud, Smart, Healthy and Connected


Juan Larranga, Dr Jessica Bunning, Tracey Gillet, Robyn Stacey & Divina D'Anna, Save the Children

Day 2 Resources (May 3)


Presented By

Pill testing, drug testing and the value of causing trouble


Matt Noffs, CEO, Noffs Foundation

From shut out - to switched on - Seniors conquer the digital divide


Sheena Edwards, Switched on Seniors

Creating Safe Places - Local Aboriginal women standing up tall for their little kids


Judith Sorenson & Zondra Johnson, World Vision Australia

Volunteers as change-makers - Challenging perceptions of volunteering through innovation


Jennifer Loveridge, Cancel Council WA

Forgotten Stakeholders - Parents led change in child protection systems


Jessica Cocks, Life Without Barriers

Debbie Henderson, FinWA

Family 100 WA - Understanding the lived experience of entrenched disadvantage


Shae Garwood, Anglicare WA

Susan Young, UWA

Katrina Stratton, Wanslea

Our Place in Country


Rita Cutter and Lena Long, Martu Elders

Creating health Equity in Place - Plenary


Dr. Danny Rock, WAPHA

Why do I need to care about built form? - Design, place, and social isolation


Jane Elton, City of Armadale

Individual Rights, Communal Good - Australia's Social Policy direction and their implications for a future social vision

Open | Three Sides of the Same Coin [PDF]

Tony Pietropiccolo and Catherine Spini, Centrecare Inc

Civil Voices: Safeguarding advocacy to defend our democracy


Sarah Maddison, Associate Professor, University of Melbourne

Connecting Startups with not for profit organisations - What are the possibilities for collboration and strategic investment


Kylie Hansen, Impact Speed

Informal Relationships & Networks for Better Societal Outcomes - Learnings from the 2016 Social Impact Festival


Claire Stokes, Joni Sercombe, and Katie Stubley, Centre for Social Impact UWA

Effective Communications and partnerships - Vulnerable people leaving hospital emergency departments


Felicity Black and Karen Snook, Ruah Community Services

Integrating Homelessness, health and client centered services to reduce homelessness


Lisa Wood, UWA

Beverley Wilson-Malcolm, The Salvation Army

Improving the developmental vulnerability of children in Midland - A community led approach


Helen Dullard, Dr Kim Clark, David Ansell, TKI/Co-Lab

How Giving People a Place to Call Home Saves Health Dollars - 50 Lives 50 Homes


Leah Watkins, 50 Lives 50 Homes

Sam Knight, Ruah Community Services

Filling or Fuelling - Practical learning for providing healthier food to vulnerable population


Ruth Aspinall and Lieutenant Ronals Stobie, South Metropolitan Health Service

The Journey of the Y - A preventive movement rediscovering the past and developing a modern version


Ross Kyrwood and Ric Dale, YMCA

The Karajini Experience - Removing the divide between economic and community development


James Jarvis and Kylie Hansen, Linkwest Board

Community Dimensions - A collective impact response for child safety in Armadale


Arlene Hand, Communicare Inc

Our Way Respectful Way - A culturally informed men's behavior change in the Kimberley


Robert Butler and Sam Duinker, Anglicare WA

Enabling Communities - Local strategies to interrupt the attitudes and actions that lead to family violence


Tori Cooke, Ruah Community Services

Disability: The Wild Untamed Frontier of Social Justice


Senator Jordon Steele-John, The Australian Greens Party

Whatever Happened to Hope-inspiring environments? The compassion deficit in mental health care


Michael Sheenan, Relationships Australia

Youth Partnership Project - Individual Operational and systems perspectives on place based collaboration


Karina Chicote, Save the Children

Jamie Barr, City of Armadale

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