We support communities to thrive, connecting people with their services, businesses, institutions and sectors. Our values are central to how we operate: EQUITY, INCLUSION, DIVERSITY & CHOICE.
...in the Bruntland definition of sustainability that shows the dire need for cooperation between people, resources, environment and growth, basically ‘development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs’. (Bruntland Report 1987)
... is a combination of asset-based Community Development and Health Promotion which means… we collaborate with others to share ideas and act together we are committed to helping communities grow their strengths we understand that a sense of connection to others in the places that we live, work and play has a huge effect on both the individual and community wellbeing
Bec Jolly founder and continued strategic advisor, passionate about community development Bec has a long history in driving change and working with people to understand where they are at and where they want to go. Sam Seamer co-founder and manager of projects, Sam is a psychologist by trade and health promotion advocate combining her supportive nature with a crusade for social justice. Sue Scholz community development lead, Sue works hand in hand with community to support their growth, ideas and aspirations. Glenis Cheyne community development lead, Glenis helps to turn peoples' stories and experience into innovative approaches. Sandra Maudier is one of our establishing partners and remains a community development expert. Viktoria Rotheris a woman of sustainable ideas and advocate for those with a quieter voice than her own. Amber Kelly is a communicator, sharing community stories and wisdom.
Hive Interact led by Amanda Stevenson is our partner in evaluation and research, working with us to provide a community-focused approach to quality review.