This section contains presentations and speeches by the Office of Social Impact Investment and its partners at conferences and other events.
This presentation from Amity Durham, Executive Director in the NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet, briefly outlines what social impact investing is and why the NSW Government is exploring opportunities in this area. Amity delivered the presentation at the NSW Innovation and Health Symposium on 3 November 2015.
On 23 September 2015, Trevor Danos AM spoke about the results of the first round and next steps for the EAX at a morning tea for participating advisory firms.
Dr Caralee McLiesh spoke about the growth of social impact investing in NSW and the NSW Government's work in this emerging field at Impact Investing: Social and financial innovation in for-purpose organisations on 15 July 2015.
Liz Sanders from Uniting and Adele Brookes from NSW Department of Family and Community Services presented together at the Child Aware Approaches Conference in Melbourne on 18-19 May 2015. The conference explored innovations in early intervention, community collaboration and partnership beyond the child and family welfare sector.
CEDA Addressing Entrenched Disadvantage in Australia
Wendy Haigh from The Benevolent Society and Peter Taplin from Westpac both presented at CEDA’s Sydney launch of its first research report for 2015, Addressing Entrenched Disadvantage in Australia on 7 May:
At the launch of the EAX on 15 May 2015, Trevor Danos AM spoke about the rationale for the EAX and how it will work.