Publications from our projects…
Here’s a few things people have said about Family by Family since the launch of our first independent evaluation. “I used to keep in my shell heaps…now we’re doing more things together and we’re building that mother-son relationship” Seeking family mum Jessie tells the story of the change Family by Family created for her and [...]
Family by Family is creating change – the independent evaluation tells us so! You can read the evaluation, and watch the new documentary – as we celebrate it’s first full year in start-up!
Biodynamic yogurt surprisingly has lots in common with our approach to spreading social solutions. Last week, we published a Prospectus with 6 co-designed solutions for ageing & caring, and visited Paris Creek Farms to learn how we prototype for change, growth, and spread.
What does great living look like for people in caring roles & relationships? Our new report tells the story of the Look and Listen phase of the Caring Project, and lays out 7 opportunities for improving outcomes.
We designed LOOPS to develop young people and their communities through shared and surprising experiences. See LOOPS on film for the first time.
If you could improve outcomes for one group of older people who would it be? We posed the question in June. Now we can announce we’re focusing our Ageing project on caring relationships – on the caring and cared for.
TACSI gave the keynote address at the ‘How Public Design?’ conference in Denmark, organised by Mindlab as part of Copenhagen Design Week 2011. Hear Brenton and Carolyn talk about Radical Redesign and Family by Family.
Beverly Head, writing in Government Technology Review, contrasts the approach used to create Family by Family with more usual approaches to IT development taken by governement.
Read the first paper from our new project and help us choose a focus for the next 12 months of our work at The Australian Centre for Social Innovation.
Earlier this week the 7pm Project ran a feature on Family by Family in Australia. Thanks to all the families that took part in the filming and to all the families from across Australia who left messages on our Facebook page.
The Family by Family “Doco” (as we say in Australia) is now online. Hear the families and professionals we worked with introduce Family by Family and go behind the scenes to hear about the approach behind the project. Available in 10, 16 and 25 minute versions for your viewing pleasure.
The Premier of South Australia, Mike Rann, and Victoria Seadon, age 13, helped us officially launch Family by Family last night! Watch our new Family by Family doco, see the new Family by Family website, and hear us on the radio!
When Christian Bason of Mindlab came to Australia he was impressed with what his saw.
We’ve finished prototyping Family by Family and moved into the build stage. Whilst we’re running numbers and building the business case why not download our latest project paper and tell us what else you’d like to know about Family by Family.
It took a while to get there, but finally we have some promotional materials that are helping us get across the key messages of Family by Family.
A month ago today we were in the Adelaide hills starting our first training camp for ‘sharing families’ – families looking to work and volunteer for Family by Family. A shortage of families able to attend meant that it nearly didn’t happen. Three weeks later we ran our Second Spring Starter Camp, this time with nine families, and this is what it looked like…
See the film of how we developed the Family by Family concept and download the paper that serves as our starting point for prototyping.
Live Futures asked ” What future do we want?” and “How do we get there?”. I shared four tools we use to get to the future; co-design, comparing behaviours, prototyping and, surprisingly for me, building on the evidence of what’s worked elsewhere.
Our first family project paper is ready for public consumption and feedback. Let us know what you think!
Sarah gave the closing keynote speech to participants at the 2010 IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion in Geneva. She talked about the potential of ‘working backwards’ and challenged participants to start their own problem solving not in the ‘big world’ but in the ‘day-to-day’ world of Nancy and Mo.