Molly’s Ted Talk

Minderoo Foundation has partnered with TED and UNICEF to showcase Thrive by Five’s global mission to raise awareness about the importance of brain development in the first five years.

Introducing 7-year-old Molly Wright, one of the world’s youngest ever TED speakers with her talk titled: How every child can thrive by five.

Australia’s early learning system needs reform.

Bright Tomorrows App

Giving parents and carers world-class information on early childhood development.

The Bright Tomorrows Parenting App, produced by CoLab, provides learning activities, ‘in-the-moment’ advice and practical tips to parents and carers with children from birth to age five.

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Plastic Waste Makers index

Our new report shows that just 20 companies produce over 50 per cent of all single-use plastic.

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Stepping Up

2020 Annual Report

2020 challenged us all in ways we could never have imagined. Minderoo Foundation stepped up in response. Now more than ever, our mission is to arrest unfairness and create opportunities to better the world.

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Transparency in plastics

Walk Free, Women and girls

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Campaign launch

In collaboration with Leo Burnett Australia, Walk Free have created a series of powerful, emotive films that subvert popular YouTube formats to highlight the insidious nature of modern slavery – which is often hidden in plain sight.

New report launched

To coincide with the 2020 International Day of the Girl Child, we have released a report: Stacked Odds to examine why women and girls are more vulnerable to modern slavery throughout their lifecycle.

walkfree.org

Along with the new report and campaign launch, we have re-launched walkfree.org, the new home of our Walk Free initiative. Visit now to see their latest work.

ERADICATING MODERN SLAVERY IN THE COMMONWEALTH

One in every 150 people in the Commonwealth is subject to modern slavery.

Urgent action is needed to achieve Sustainable Development Goal Target 8.7 and the eradication of modern slavery by 2030.

How well do you think the Commonwealth is doing at eradicating modern slavery in 2020?

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Commonwealth countries must act urgently to meet modern slavery targets

Commonwealth countries have made little progress towards their commitment to eradicate modern slavery by 2030.

EXPLORE RESPONSES TO SOCIOECONOMIC
CRISIS DURING COVID-19

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Exploring cash transfers in the time of COVID-19

How we think cash transfers can be used to reduce vulnerability to exploitation as a result of COVID-19, and how the lessons we have drawn from our policy paper might help current responses.

For many vulnerable families, there is no real choice between sending a child to school or putting the child to work or marrying them early to help lessen the economic burden on the family.

PROMISING PRACTICES

This policy paper is the first in a series of papers stepping out lessons learned in program design as part of the Promising Projects project. Through creating a searchable database of anti-slavery and counter-trafficking programs, stakeholders can quickly understand what works, and what doesn’t.

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Initiatives

Through a collaborative, evidence-based approach we strive to solve major global challenges through our eight key initiatives.

Connected, collaborative and creative communities

Together let’s make cancer non-fatal

Reducing harm caused by fire and flood

Returning oceans to a flourishing state

Building a digital ecology that empowers people

Creating parity for indigenous Australians

Eliminate the negative impacts of plastic on people and the planet

Research and innovation that enables change

Ensuring every child has a bright future

We can end modern slavery in our generation

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OUR FUNDING

Our philanthropy is funded and supported by Tattarang and its portfolio of businesses.

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