We’re The Australian Centre for Social Innovation (TACSI), an independent, not-for-profit organisation working across Australia.
We bring people, communities and organisations together to collectively tackle our toughest social challenges and build the futures we want.
What we do
We have over 12 years’ hands-on experience putting social innovation into practice across systems in Australia.
We are strategic partners, capability builders, consultants, connectors and facilitators, and we’re passionate about partnering with people, communities, philanthropy, government, NGOs and businesses to tackle Australia’s biggest social challenges.
We weave First Nations perspectives through everything we do at TACSI
We’re committed to furthering self determination through Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander led innovation.
We believe it is unacceptable that systems designed to support people maintain the ongoing impacts of colonisation and intergenerational trauma.
We have a responsibility to be part of this change.
We can work with you in different ways
As capability builders
We can help build your social innovation capability through resources, courses, coaching and learning networks.
As connectors and facilitators
We can coordinate and facilitate networks that catalyse and co-ordinate innovation and impact.
We work from idea to implementation, delivering participatory design projects, strategy development and insights from our action areas.
As long-term strategic partners
We can design and deliver long-term social impact initiatives, and work alongside you as specialist innovation partners
Ways we work
We lead hero initiatives that move the needle on a national scale, such as Our Town, Fire to Flourish, Australian Volunteers Program, End of Life Impact Network, and South Sudanese Minds.
Our Action Areas
We partner to innovate, demonstrate and influence in six action areas:
Future of Mental health
The Future of Home
Social Innovation Workforce
End of Life Network
Fire to Flourish
South Sudanese Minds
Family by Family
The Future of Home E-book
Reducing Aboriginal over-representation in the criminal justice system
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