The future of change in Australia will be community-led.

“From the grass roots to the highest levels of government and everywhere in between – And in the years to come we make community-led, place-based ways of working the norm.” – Dr Jim Chalmers, Treasurer of Australia

🔗 Link to speech at ChangeFest in Mildura on 22 March

Key Highlights:

from the MWM Community Survey

Learnings from MWM workshops for community action  

Introduction to the Data Directory & Digital Storytelling Platform

Learn how Bega Valley is bringing their vision to reality through their Measuring What Matters program of work.

Join us for an insightful exploration into how Bega Valley is taking data-informed action to enhance community collective wellbeing and drive change from the grassroots.  

The Bega Valley Data Collective (BVDC)’s work is a wonderful illustration of place-based work where the community is both pursuing long-term aspirations and concrete plans for change and using local data to drive shared decision making. 

Watch the recording below!


Tim Whitaker, President of the Bega Valley Data Collective 

April Merrick, Grants Program Manager – NSW/ACT, Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal (FRRR) 

Facilitated by Kristi Mansfield, CEO of Seer Data

This webinar was an interactive session for not-for-profits, community groups, government agencies, philanthropists and anyone interested in leveraging the power of community data. 

This initiative is part of FRRR’s Investing in Rural Communities Future (IRCF) program, supported by the Australian Government.

Hosted by Seer Data & the Bega Valley Data Collective, dedicated to empowering the  community through access to valuable data.