What attendees will hear at the Australian Communities Forum 2016

Monday, October 10, 2016

The Australian Communities Forum is happening again in Sydney on Thursday 13th October 2016.

Attendees are in for an excellent, informative and interactive day. View the full program and purchase your tickets here.

Here is an overview of what attendees can expect to hear at the event.

Keynote speakers

MARK MCCRINDLE | Principal, McCrindle Research

Understanding Australian Communities

In this opening session, Mark McCrindle will give a snapshot of the key factors influencing Australian communities and some surprising findings from the just-completed Australian Communities Report. Annie Philips, Team Leader of Analytics at McCrindle, will give an overview of the key insights that came from the national surveys and a statistical overview of giving and community engagement in Australia. Sophie Renton, Research Executive at McCrindle who managed the qualitative components of this national study, will reveal the attitudes, perceptions and priorities of Australians towards not-for-profit organisations. Finally, John Rose, principal at R2L and partners of the Australian Communities Research will discuss what this means for community organisations and how they can best respond to the findings and engage with the ever-changing supporter.


ELIANE MILES | Research Director, McCrindle Research

Leading teams and managing change in transformative times

The volunteer base of community organisations, like the workforce itself, is ageing and fast approaching the biggest intergenerational leadership transfer ever. Over the next decade, the proportion of Baby Boomers in the workforce will halve, while the number of Generation Y and Z workers will more than double. In this session Eliane will give an overview of each generation in the workforce and some analysis of their needs and expectations, as well as strategies to manage change, inspire innovation and create a collaborative and adaptive organisation.


JOSH HAWKINS | Founder, Hi Josh

Social media and under 25s; Connecting, leading and engaging

Josh is a social media expert, having received over 50 million views in the last year from his creative and engaging content. Additionally, he also works with the youth and young adults in his community and holds unique insights into how to connect with this generation of young people. In this session Josh will discuss how to create engaging social media campaigns and how to connect, lead and engage Generations Y and Z.


IVAN MOTLEY | Founder, id.

Demographic trends, future forecasts and how communities can be transformed through data

Ivan Motley is the founder of .id, the population people, specialists in demographics and experts in using data to inform decisions and shape the future. Ivan is passionate about communities and how analytics can shape the quality of their education, housing, health, environment and recreation. In this session, Ivan will share the key demographic trends shaping New South Wales and deliver a future forecast for Australia’s largest state and share case studies to show how information and data can help transform communities.


CAITLIN BARRETT | Founding CEO, Love Mercy Foundation

The Love Mercy Story

Caitlin is the CEO of Love Mercy, a foundation created by dual Olympian Eloise Wellings, to empower communities in Northern Uganda to overcome poverty caused by the horrors of war. In this session Caitlin will tell the story of how Love Mercy was founded, the inspiring work they are doing in Northern Uganda and how so many local Australians have been motivated to support global needs.


ANDY GOURLEY | Founder & CEO, Red Frogs

From idea to international; The inspiring Red Frogs Story

Andrew Gourley is the Founder and CEO of Red Frogs Australia which he started in 1997 after seeing the need to safe guard teenagers and young adults. Red Frogs is now the largest support network in Australia for schoolies, festivals and universities students. Currently the Schoolies program is located in 17 different locations around Australia and coordinates over 4000 volunteers to run. In this final session, Andy will share how an idea transformed into reality and has grown and developed to an international program run in countries such as Canada, UK, South Africa, New Zealand, and Poland.

Stream 1; Understanding Australian Communities

GEOFF BRAILEY | Research Executive, McCrindle

Understanding the next generation of volunteers and donors

A specific area of focus in the 2016 Australian Communities Report is analysis of volunteers and supporters aged under 30. In this ession, Geoff Brailey, McCrindle Research Executive will share the findings as well as give practical insights on engaging young people in community organisations and developing the leadership capacity of the next generation of staff and volunteers.


NIC BOLTO | Executive Coach and consultant

From information to application; Putting the insights to work

Nic Bolto is an executive coach and consultant, bringing expertise to the acquisition of goals that are important to organisations, to charities and to their donors. This session will draw from Nic’s expertise in working with many clients and highlight the cost of not applying insights learnt, and ways in which research findings and business insights can be effectively applied and implemented.


JAMES WARD | Director, NBRS Architecture

How architecture can build social capital

James is a Director of NBRS Architecture, an architectural firm committed to innovation in the design of life changing environments. James will outline the case study of their ‘Tiny Homes’ project backed by the research paper BISI Affordable Habitats, as well as how understanding spaces and building communities can help to improve people’s lives.


Stream 2; Engaging with Australian Communities

ASHLEY MCKENZIE | Team Leader, Communications

Communicating complex data in message saturated times

In an era of message-saturation, the challenge for organisations is to deliver quality content that will cut through the noise. In this session, Ashley McKenzie, who leads the communications strategy at McCrindle, will share tips and tactics on how communicate complex data and engaging messages to motivate and inspire audiences.


BRYCE DAVIES | Officer, The Salvation Army

Building community in areas of social challenge

As a Salvation Army officer for 22 years, Bryce will use his vast experience from working on the Bridge program focusing on Drug and Alcohol rehabilitation in both Adelaide and Brisbane, to heading up an inner city drop in space in Fortitude valley in Brisbane to share practical tips and advice on how to develop dynamic and functional communities in areas of social challenge.


GREG LOW | Co-founder, R2L

The 5 essentials to make your next marketing or fundraising campaign thrive

Greg is an expert at helping not for profit organisations with their communication – from fundraising through to brand strategy and visual communications. In this session, Greg will share how organisations can build successful fundraising, marketing and communications campaigns to build better relationships with their stakeholders and supporters.


PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS HERE

The Program


The Australian Communities Infographic


Sydney: One City, 300 Cultures

Friday, January 15, 2016

Sydney, a city which will soon reach 5 million people, is Australia’s most culturally diverse capital with over 2 in 5 Sydneysiders born overseas. Over half of all Sydney’s population have both parents being born overseas and over 40% speak a language other than English.

According the Australian Bureau of Statistics Census data, Sydney is comprised of people from over 220 countries and significant sub-regions, with over 240 different languages spoken and residents identifying with almost 300 different ancestries.

So which areas of Sydney are the most diverse, and what suburbs have the strongest connections to various cultures?

VISUALISING DATA WITH TABLEAU

Explore Sydney in all its cultural diversity below, where you are able to select any country, language and ancestry and see where people with those characteristics choose to call home within Sydney, or simply click on your area on our McCrindle Tableau map to reveal your area’s profile!

 

Welcome to our blog...

We have a passion for research that tells a story, that can be presented visually, that brings about change and improves organisations. And we hope these resources help you know the times.

Our Social Media Sites

Facebook | McCrindle Research Social Media YouTube | McCrindle Research Social Media Twitter | McCrindle Research Social Media Flickr | McCrindle Research Social Media Pinterest | McCrindle Research Social Media Google Plus | McCrindle Research Social Media LinkedIn | McCrindle Research Social Media Mark McCrindle Slideshare


Last 150 Articles


Tags

list donation christmas speaker social issues Financial Planning Week happy holidays religion norwest Christmas research geomapping real Melbourne urban living news hills food bank wealth distribution average sydneysider australians staying home more gig keynote affordable Christmas day train Skilling communication presentations house price relevant Wellington experience conference Northern beaches Event victoria nativity scene ACF 2016 TED engage woolworths FPA Australian Home repayments Merry Christmas personal growth workforce suburb video Duchess of Cambridge new york times data forum Births dreaming ACF17 renting Australia street housing market population map surnames cultural diversity motivate optus Retail quote easter research data entrepreneurial ACT internships define commuting younger generations social change recap TDE 10 years wellbeing high school mccrinlde finance meals collaboration demographic families media commentary sydney speaker holidays Hunter Valley sector wide study newspaper urban living index Generation Y sydney hills sydneysider proactive transport friendship crime village pharmacy tuesday rising house prices visualisation ageing population NBRS Architecture sector wide social research global financial crisis greatness census 2016 mobile baby name predictions schools students bus intern tertiary education futurist faux-ciliser education sector SMSF social analyst couple VIC social commentary careers learning trend tuesday rule keeper Mount Annan-Currant Hill entertainment household Jura Australia ACF2017 Australian Dream Christmas lunch Engineering Manager townhouses salary professional services builders 2014 ethnography SRE emerging technologies research on coffee sentiments shopper's pick cancelling event Wodonga Australian Bureau of Statistics city Channel Seven choice workers domestic property price housing affordability the hills shire work from home global retail Australian communities socialites Kirsten Brewer weekly earnings education future report NEETs staying in generations australian real estate cost of living selfie eliane report teacher study stats Queensland crows nest social media gen alpha professional future proof CBD energy collaborative Western Australia trend screenage cooking Hornsby Shire Council investor data visualisation moderators guide research services equip VET sector grave decision future of education case study investment national wealth chairty micro apartments balance summer mythbusters kate middleton Northern Beaches Christian School world cost generational trends Love jobs demographic transformations census results census data nfp rental stress baby names Assistant Store Manager wage Kiwi employment market research insights marriage Australian Census income socialising McCrindle Speaker year 7 university degree going out Queensland: QLD hello fresh sydney metro infographics daily telegraph focus groups households potts point house price rise trends social enquiry FOMO anzac 1980 environment impact wealth royal conference presentation not-for-profit maiden names events youth average aussie in depth interviews January 26th moreton bay sydneysiders know the times mccrindle education teaching communications emerging generations public speaker media release post rationalism spend Northern Beaches Christmas season overcast faux-cilise digital commuters omnibus leadership presentation capital city NSW wages slideshare capital cities social analysis work children criminal REIV National Conference perth networking Aussie Sydney population researcher christmas 2017 prince george shopping centre Tuesday Trends community curiosity office opening Territory TEDx cars mccrindle in the media Australian Families property development Work place goal responsive logan thought leadership workplace culture change contiki rise of local vegemite 2020 tableau Canberra mining boom Valentine’s Day 1994 hornsby lifestyle millenials census Population Clock Do It Yourself ipswich public speaking states australian communities trends report customer New South Wales qualitative research priorities leadership workshop pharmacies high density research government Christmas data New Zeland Crime Rates youth unemployment English consumerism educated housing trends Geoff Brailey small business state schools suburban living business index Macquarie University cartodb generation alpha Tuesday Trend owning a home urban development baby boomers future proofing Sydney Christmas day weather social shifts affordability future of work world youth day australian 2016 census brisbane ease of travel James Ward food workshop organisational culture australia demographics ideas population growth tv ageing clothing social life Netflix area low density award technology snapshot hunger skills Deaths wealth and income The ABC of XYZ Education Future Forum SA future-proof entrepreneur TED talk online social impact career Sydney Lifestyle Study renter of the future VET who is generation z demography storytelling media mateship click donate living seasons greetings professional development event baby name trends Bathburst brands budget men university research visualisation mother's day story program brand leader travel tips megatrends infographic aged care social trends ashley fell safe sunburnt country social researcher South Australia Australian community trends house prices resource culture car school students education future baby Adelaide dream Sydney keynote speaker public transport professional speaker high density apartments year 12 divorce sydney event waverton SMART growing population NBRS learner christian bureau speajer sunny days PSI lalor park resilience new office faux-cilising cultural diveristy teach wolloomooloo Gen Y sydneycity changing face of sydney water follow average Australian women cash young people royal baby unemployment pyrmont vegetarian financial fears environmental scanning earnings neutral bay baby names report house society personalities employers Channel 7 Vocational education litter Elderslie-Harrington park eliane miles cold winter baby names australia report cica alpha monarchy financial planning JOMO panel focus group staff 2017 Gen Z Expert 40 million facts award winner public holiday housing growth breakfast Northern Territory Australian Communities Trends christianity students high density living employmer Black Friday in Australia hobart dreams Word Up teachers suburbs spirituality Australian schools ashley mckenzie seasons McCrindle Speakers charities communities celebration family Christchurch Tasmania mccrindle research showreel growth of sydney entrepreneurs of today meetings social lives offenders Mark McCrindle hopes The Daily Edition GPO February 16 group Christmas Stats aussie culture trends of 2016 language TAS data analyst social commentator typical australian ACF live the dream parents casual goals the changing face of keynote speaker teleworking generation debt financial dreams cancelling plans care support shbc Wagga Wagga gold coast Australian Trends fresh easy rider trades deloitte travelling thrive urban taskforce hills shire friends education research 2016 charity interactive housing office space World Water Day demographer national private wealth business Cobbitty-Leppington increasing densification stay home Social Trend work mates population milestone Gen X volunteering school survey design mover and shaker fears Australian demographics TEDx Speaker mortgage australian communities forum society trends sydney market community engagement volunteers optus my business awards emerging trends menai employmee Lower Hunter global generations participants WA Performance Sentiment Index Scouts group session debate community event narcissism generation Z financial future Res Vis US divorce rate ferry New Zealand "know the times" work-life local communities commute apartments shifts weather long weekend grandparents aged care puzzle earning property market wealth inequality google for education social researchers sports 2016 census results poor survey volunteering data faith volunteer ABS innovative young australians gender national crime rates tea not for profit consumer cloudy days paying to work Business analysis surname 24 million McCrindle Keynote Speakers Myth Andrew Duffin brand experience dessert retirement investing training the hills names holiday giving demographic trends twentyseventeen sydney property market Maxim Accounting professional presenters food insecurity healthy future acf15 financial independence baby name results Australian Population optimistic Real Estate NFP event future apartment millennials maiden visual 23 million manly internship christmas trees Charlotte ultimo mccrindle tea etiquette marrickville sector office money non profit speakers pack poker master Research Executive shopping leadersip Sydney’s south west DESTEL CPI middle class father's day not for profit research the lucky country mythbusting McCridle buildings church toys google Australians Aussies research pack Sydney Hills Business Chamber screenagers property Australia Day conference speaker micro rain belief jobs of the future social census fail authenticity global the average aussie relational marriages HSC purpose Lower Hunter Region Christmas presents tattoos residents earn princess charlotte marketing school satisfaction australian social research future of shopping student forecasting in the media Hills Shire Council learning styles Financial Planning Association of Australia do people still change their surname after marriage? home ownership baby boom mentor graphs Australia Day 2017 coffee engagement rich trends analyst trends of 2017 life internet What is food insecurity? politics land of the middle class blaxland 2015 bondi EFF 1975 financial plans Generation X educhat 1968 Mark McCrindle in the media local online shopping research report statistics REIV Conference Christmas in Australia identity communicate 2013 gen z challenge winter blues Willowdale rent 24,000,000 Black Friday forecast analysis growth medicine population innovation the australian dream ACT Report supply and demand business performance happiness Royals wealth and income distribution gig economy local community conferences economic DIY cancel plans home owner Research Director sun speakers Financial Planning Association culturally diverse royal family sustainable the great screenage media activity royal influence millionth coffee lovers product home System's Architect unaffordable outsourcing wedding publication organisations child care Real Estate Institute of Victoria darwin daily commute 2012 HR workplace NT Black Friday Sales Caregiver parenting urban Jura Coffee dare to dream IT Specialists digital economy learn economy insight #censusfail infographic wall annual income huffington post australian community trends report

Archive