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Small Grants are vital to strengthen rural Australia

Thought leadership: 1 November 2023

FRRR's Place Portfolio Lead, Jill Karena, explains the big impact that a small grant can have on grassroot organisations and the rural communities they support.

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Strengthening community resilience to reduce risk and disaster impact

Insights Thought leadership: 29 August 2023

FRRR's Disaster Resilience and Recovery Lead, Nina O'Brien, shares key insights from this year's Australian Disaster Resilience Conference.

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Creative initiatives have a key part to play in disaster recovery

Thought leadership: 20 June 2023

Creative Recovery Network and FRRR partnered to investigate the valuable role that creative projects and processes play when communities are recovering from disaster or other significant climate impacts.

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Re-imagining youth volunteering in rural, regional and remote Australia

Insights Thought leadership: 22 May 2023

People Portfolio Lead, Deb Samuels, considers how volunteer-run groups can usher in the next generation of volunteers by working with local young people.

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The Great Resignation or the Volunteer Revolution?

Insights Thought leadership: 10 February 2022

People Portfolio Lead, Alli Mudford, discusses reshaping the concept of 'The Great Resignation' as a 'volunteer revolution' in rural communities.

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Rural women leading from the front in responding to a changing climate

Insights Thought leadership: 15 November 2021

Disaster Resilience and Recovery Lead, Nina O'Brien, discusses the efforts made by local people, particularly women, to build community resilience to drought.

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