Here you will find the latest news on ChangeFest 2019
Final news for participants
Its a balmy 30 degrees in Darwin this Sunday as we head into the ChangeFestNT21 week. There is a lot of work going on and a good deal of excitement as this event comes to life through the many community members and change makers who are involved in this work and coming to Palmerston. On […]
Travelling to the NT for ChangeFestNT21
TRAVELING TO THE NT Next week ChangeFestNT21 will be underway on beautiful Larrakia Country in Palmerston. It’s been a big journey to get to this point and there is still a way to go before we will be ready. Perhaps we won’t be quite ready. That is one of the many joys of working in […]
My Name is Gulpilil – Community Screening, Sunday 6 June, 6pm
There is a community screening of My name is Gulpilil at Event Cinemas, Gateway Shopping Centre on Sunday 6 June at 6pm for local community #ChangeFestNT21 participants. All welcome.
Important article by Maya Newell about how systems marginalise
During ChangeFest19 in Mount Druitt we worked with Dusseldorp Forum to screen the award winning documentary In My Blood It Runs. This article by collaborator Maya Newell skillfully articulates how systemic racism and colonial structures systemically disadvantage the First Nations collaborators who appear in this film. https://www.smallgiants.com.au/storytelling/how-systems-marginalise
ChangeFest on the Road: Place Based Social Change that Centres First Nations Perspectives, Nowra
Please register on Humantix to obtain your ticket which will be needed for entry: https://events.humanitix.com/changefest-on-the-road-nowra What: This is a one-day facilitated event. It is designed to identify local community priorities and develop collaborative solutions that address systemic challenges and work for all. Representatives from across the region are being invited to join in a constructive […]
ChangeFest on the Road on Mumirimina Country, Tasmania
The first ChangeFest on the Road event for 2021 is in Clarence Plains, on the lands of the Mumirimina people, Tasmania – 26/27 February 2021. This two day gathering brings local people through One Community Together in Clarence Plains with representatives from collaborative initiatives around the state to share, learn, celebrate and accelerate place-based community […]
ChangeFest on the Road in Clarence Plains
ChangeFest on the Road in Clarence Plains is taking place on 26th/ 27th February, 2021 The theme of the event is BELONGING TO PLACE Two days to learn and celebrate place-based collaboration in Tasmania… Be the change! This is for you if you are: interested in seeing change in your local community keen to learn […]
New convenors announced for ChangeFest 21.
New National ConvenorsWe have new National Convenors. Collaboration for Impact are joined by National Centre of Indigenous Excellence, Health Justice Australia, the Institute for Human Security and Social Change, La Trobe University and the Northern Territory Coalition for ChangeFest21. Its very exciting to be working with these incredible organisations. CFI enables people to tackle big problems […]
CHANGEFEST ON THE ROAD FIRST EVENT IN MURWILLUMBAH WITH IT TAKES A TOWN
On September 30, 2020 the 2484 Reset Workshop was the first outing for ChangeFest on the Road hosted by It Takes a Town.
Expressions of Interest invited to host ChangeFest22
Would you like the opportunity for your community to lead the agenda for ChangeFest. The ChangeFest team are seeking submissions from communities interested in hosting ChangeFest22. Please see the EOI document here.
We are hiring a First Nations co-director for ChangeFest21 based in the NT
Are you an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander with a passion for social change? We are seeking an NT based Indigenous person as co-director for ChangeFest21. DEADLINE – 6 NOVEMBER 2020 ABOUT CHANGEFEST ChangeFest is a festival of change. Local communities lead this process with a strong emphasis on co-creating, taking direction from and empowering, […]
Local caterers fed the Mount Druitt gathering
One of the principles of ChangeFest is to spend money locally and support local enterprises with aligned values. The food at ChangeFest 19 was carefully selected to showcase local talents and give support to community projects. Here is a bit of information about the organistions who will be providing lunchtime tucker throughout #ChangeFest19 Kallico Catering […]
Bringing your own water bottle was the start of Climate Action at ChangeFest
ChangeFest aims to produce significantly sustainable events. Participants helped us out by bringing a water bottle and coffee keep cup to help us reduce waste. Mount Druitt is a a hot place in the summer and we are already seeing record breaking temperatures. The event was disrupted by smoke from Sydney fires and this has […]
Other tools to help your change process
Collaboration for Impact has developed a tool for change makers called Platform C . This free resource can help you determine where you are up to in the collaborative change cycle with lots of different ways for you to learn and engage.
Lessons from lockdown = Time for change
The evacuation during ChangeFest 19 due to hazardous smoke was at the start of the devastating summer of bush fires. There was a moment at the end of the summer when many people were calling for change including the need to empower Indigenous people to lead land management. Then Covid-19 drove the country into lock […]
So many amazing speakers
We have a fine array of speakers from across the country and across the world. They include” Leading international champion of equity A leader who puts the soul into changemaking through Indigenous Art Ambassadors for sustainable development Gallery Highlights ChangeFest 18 Be the Change you Want to See in the World
Community are gathering in Mount Druitt to host ChangeFest.
After a national call to place-based changemakers around the country, Mount Druitt put up their hand and were successful in being chosen as the local hosts for ChangeFest 19. In 2019, in the heart of Western Sydney, the Mt Druitt communities are looking forward to welcoming you. As the local hosts, they will be bringing […]