Seer Data & Analytics has been announced as a winner of an Australia New Zealand Leadership Forum Trans-Tasman Innovation and Growth Award. This award recognises Seer’s innovation in approach to doing business. Selected from high calibre entrants in both countries, Seer was recognised for having a growth story with impressive business results, an ability to collaborate across a diverse ecosystem, unique ways of sourcing funding from public and private sectors, and creative approaches to developing people and growing talent.

Both Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, and New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern were in attendance to present awards to winners from Australia and New Zealand.

Seer Data & Analytics is empowering local communities with data for better decision making, and this award is recognition of not only the work Seer has done to bridge the data divide but the communities, not-for-profits and government bodies who have entrusted the Seer platform as their data sharing intermediary.

Seer’s Innovation and Growth

The community data sovereignty movement is quickly gaining momentum and presents an unprecedented opportunity for us to all improve outcomes in our communities.

In the last 12 months, the Seer data platform has enabled 700 not-for-profits, Government agencies, philanthropists and businesses create 30,000 Insights and share 5,000 data stories, and empowered 35 communities with data for better local actions.

A lighthouse example of the power of  local data sharing and operationalising self-determination is the work being done by Maranguka and the Bourke Tribal Council in Bourke through Justice Reinvestment and First Nations Data Sovereignty, facilitated via the Palimaa platform, powered by Seer.

Maranguka demonstrates the power of data collaboration for diverting young people from the criminal justice system saving more than $5M in NSW.

Seer is empowering data-led decision making for communities across Australia including Logan, Cairns and Gladstone in Qld, Mt Druitt, Bega and Wonnarua Nation in NSW and Yorta Yorta nation, Mildura, East Gippsland, Ballarat, Warnambool, Wangaratta in Victoria, as well as Burnie in Tasmania and many more.

Seer is also working with public sector customers including ACT Government to better understand their early education access and availability, the Department of Social Services who are pioneering data sharing through the Stronger Places Stronger People Initiative, the Department of Education Skills Employment for data sharing to Connected Beginnings sites, the Tasmanian Government who are committed to sharing data assets through Seer to communities for youth and wellbeing outcomes. We also thank the philanthropic and business community including our partners Perpetual and Foundation for Regional and Rural Renewal for sharing their data assets.

Our vision is to build data infrastructure at the grassroots to democratise data access and sharing so that all people of all skillsets can participate in community led change.

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