All children and their families succeed
Five core Elements
Evidence-based strategies to achieve outcomes for children, families and communities.
Schools as the place to support disadvantaged communities.
Our Place is a holistic place-based approach to supporting the education, health and development of all children and families in disadvantaged communities by utilising the universal platform of a school.
Our vision is that all children and their families succeed in life. We aim to reshape the service system by influencing changes in policies and practices that address the structural causes of disadvantage.
that education is
the key to lifting the
improving the lives
of children and
Our Place contributes to The Productivity Commission’s Review of Philanthropy
Drawing on our experience of working in partnership with government and philanthropy, Our Place recently made a submission to support understanding an…
Sharing our learnings to help shape the future of Australian children
Our Place recently shared our evidence and experience in a submission to the Early Years Strategy being developed by the Australian Government. WHAT I…
Frankston North families access health and wellbeing services at the local school
Our Place Frankston North and site partners have worked with Peninsula Health to enable a health hub to be delivered on site 5 days a week.…
Our Place is an initiative of the Colman Education Foundation. Through the Foundation’s ten-year partnership with the Victorian state government, Our Place is being implemented in ten school sites across Victoria, with the support of philanthropic partners.