July 2019
Homelessness Conference, Walk a Mile in My Boots, and more.

Tickets are nearly sold out for our sixth Homelessness Conference plus the full schedule has now been released .

This year’s theme, Preventing Homelessness , examines the various ways that those working in the public, community and private sectors can collaborate more effectively to prevent homelessness in South Australia. 

There are only a handful of tickets left so this is your last chance to secure a ticket. BOOK NOW
You can also download the schedule HERE.
Health and Homelessness from a Creative Perspective
8 August, 6.00 pm - 7.30 pm
Sparkke at the Whitmore
317 Morphett St, Adelaide
The Creative Revolutionaries team brings us two special presentations by Amanda Stafford (Clinical Lead at Royal Perth Hospital Homeless Team) and Michelle Cripps (Director of Centre for Creative Health, Royal Adelaide Hospital) about health and homelessness from a creative perspective.

Walk a Mile in My Boots
9 August, 7.00 am onward
Multiple Locations
There are nearly 6,000 people experiencing homelessness in South Australia every year.

By joining Walk a Mile in My Boots you're helping someone doing it tough realise they are not alone. Because no person who is homeless should feel like they’re walking alone.

SALA Festival
Now until 31 August
Multiple Locations
The South Australian Living Artists Festival for 2019 has launched and we will be celebrating the power of art across the state until 31 August. View SALA program here.

As part of the Festival, we're excited to announce the finalists for the DDF $2,500 award, shortlisting four inspiring artists. Read more about them here: DDF Award Shortlist.
11th Southgate Oration
31 October, 12.30 pm - 1.30 pm
Flinders University
Room 1.01, Health Sciences Lecture Theatre Complex, Bedford Park
Are humans smart enough to avoid making themselves extinct?

Join the Southgate Institute to hear from Emeritus Professor Peter Sainsbury.

Thinkers in Residence visit - Dr Nonie Brennan
November, 2019
Dr Nonie Brennan will be visiting Adelaide in November as our next Thinker in Residence.

Over the last 15 years, Dr Brennan has served as the Chief Executive Officer of All Chica go Making Homelessness History. Impressively, Dr Brennan has led an overall reduction in the number of people experiencing homelessness in Chicago by over 20%.

The Funding Network Adelaide's Inaugural Event
14 November, 5.30 pm - 8.30 pm
The Funding Network   is partnering with the Don Dunstan Foundation to host their first ever Adelaide event!

Call for applications are now open. We are looking for innovative, grassroots social change initiatives that support the Adelaide Zero Project’s By-Name List. Initiatives need to be helping people who are currently experiencing, at risk of, or on their journey out of homelessness. Submit your application here!

The event will be an inspiring night of storytelling, raising vital funds, and will ultimately focus on ending homelessness through the Adelaide Zero Project.

Shout out to Metta Sol Cafe

Metta Sol, a café in Goodwood, recently hosted their first ever 'Super Sol Sunday' event on Sunday 21 July. It was a fantastic day that raised awareness of homelessness, with great music, food and dancing. All funds raised were donated to the Adelaide Zero Project.

Well done Metta Sol and thank you for your generous support! See photos from the event here.
Big Change
We decided to defer our Big Change, The Purpose Economy Conference until 2020, giving us the opportunity to line it up with other exciting events occurring in South Australia.

A new date will be announced as soon as we are able. We look forward to seeing you at our bigger, better Big Change in 2020!

If you have any queries please contact conference organiser Coco Karriem .
SA Social Enterprise World Forum 2019 Bursary Fund Applications
The South Australian Social Enterprise World Forum 2019 Bursary Fund is looking to sponsor a current or future Australian social enterprise leader. Someone who is focused on health outcomes could attend the Social Enterprise World Forum 2019, in October in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Applications close 31 July 2019.

2019 Social Traders Conference - 'The State of Social Enterprise in Australia'
20 August, 8.00 am - 7.00 pm
Abbotsford Convent
1 Saint Heliers Street, Abbotsford, Victoria
A unique opportunity to meet with, reconnect and learn from the largest gathering of social enterprise practitioners in Australia. This event is open to all social enterprises and interested parties.