The work of organisations from across Australia has been recognised as exemplary in the field of social outcomes measurement at the 2018 SIMNA Awards, which took place at a glittering awards ceremony in Sydney on 18 October.
Organised annually by the Social Impact Measurement Network of Australia (SIMNA), the SIMNA Awards celebrate the best, most innovative and most collaborative social outcomes measurement initiatives from the past year and celebrate those who are making better decisions for people and local communities.
Winners were announced across three categories – Excellence in Social Impact Measurement, Social Impact Measurement Change Maker and Outstanding Collaboration in Social Impact Measurement.
Simon Faivel, Director of Consulting at Social Ventures Australia and Chair of the Social Impact Measurement Network of Australia (SIMNA), said:
“It is inspiring to see social outcomes measurement embedded to the highest of professional standards in organisations across Australia.
With such a stellar bunch of Finalists, our judges had the difficult task of choosing this year’s Winners. I’m delighted that we have been able to bring Australia’s social impact measurement sector together to recognise and celebrate their achievements.
A wonderful night had by all.”
The following organisations shone bright on the night:
Excellence in Social Impact Measurement Award, sponsored by Think Impact
- Winner: Mission Australia – Impact Measurement Program
- Runner-Up: Aspire Adelaide – The Aspire Program
Social Impact Measurement Changemaker Award, sponsored by Urbis
- Winner: Salvation Army – Moneycare Outcomes Measurement Project
- Runner-Up: Windana – Outomes Measurement Project
Outstanding Collaboration in Social Impact Measurement Award, sponsored by Australian Red Cross
- Winner: Financial Inclusion Action Plan (FIAP)
- Runner-Up: Youth Partnership Project
The SIMNA Awards are a national celebration of those growing and shaping the practice of social impact measurement in Australia. Our thanks to the SIMNA Awards Event Sponsor, the Australian Government, Department of Social Services and to Deloitte for hosting this event at their premises.
For more information, please contact:
Lisa McGhee, SIMNA
0474 224 318