FSSI Link #13

At FSSI, we pay our respects to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities every day. Last week was NAIDOC Week and celebrated the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. The theme of NAIDOC Week in 2020 – Always Was, Always Will Be. – recognised...

FSSI Link #11

A Focus on Mental Health – Fireside chat on mental health, an appetite for improving mental health services and FSSI input to the Mental Health Royal Commission. We acknowledge the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation and the other various...

Vlog Series – Elizabeth Hudson

FSSI Director, Micaela Cronin speaks to one of FSSI’s PhD scholars, Liz Hudson. With more than 15 years’ experience working in management roles in the community / employment sector, Liz has been a CEO of a specialised mental health employment service, and a Research Manager of a large not-for-profit...

FSSI Link #10

Every morning at our FSSI Team check in meetings, one of the Team gives an Acknowledgement of Country. We would like to share with you an Acknowledgement given by FSSI Senior Learning Designer Neil Grant recently… Before this land was tied by fences and covered by concrete and asphalt, the First...

A Fairer Start

Visions of a brighter future post COVID-19 Dr Caroline Briggs provided Welcome to Country and asked that we see the power of diversity acknowledged through our First Nations people. Dr Caroline who is known as Aunty Caroline also expressed the importance of honouring and respecting our history in every...

FSSI Link #9

Here at FSSI, we are committed to working with a broad range of experts to find solutions to real world problems. We use co-design approaches in everything that we do, including developing new educational models to support the growth, quality and adaptation of the social service sector.   A...

A Moving Celebration

FSSI thought it was time for a ‘Moving Celebration’ this month, to mark the move to our excellent new offices at RMIT. Gathering together many of the great people whom we’ve worked with so far from across RMIT, VCOSS, the community sector and government, it was a great chance to reflect on what...

FSSI on the move

FSSI is on the move in more ways than one in 2018. After a fabulous 18 months sharing offices with one of our co-founders, VCOSS, we have moved offices to a new home in the heart of our other co-founder, RMIT University. The move brings us together with a range...