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Upcoming events

    • 2 Dec 2020
    • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM (UTC+11:00)
    • Online (Zoom)

    Now in their 6th year, the SIMNA Awards celebrate the great work being done across Australia to advance and evidence social change.

    With 1-minute pitches from our Finalists and a lively debate with our fabulous discussion panel, this unique networking opportunity is not to be missed! 

    2020 Finalists announced!

    There are four Award categories. But who is in the running to win? Read on to find out! 


    It's not all about the winning...

    There will be plenty of good conversation too! Joining us on the virtual couch are:

    1. Associate Professor Graham Brown, Research and Evaluation Director, Centre for Social Impact (CSI), UNSW Sydney 

    2. Dr Jess Dart, Founding Director, Clear Horizon Consulting

    3. Ray Blessing, Chief Executive Officer, Taskforce Community Agency

      Come armed with your questions - the panel will be ready!

      A word of thanks

      The SIMNA Awards would not be possible without the support of our many sponsors (this year especially). Thank you!

      Final reminder

      This is a celebration! Feel free to dress up. And bring along a glass of something special to toast our Winners and Runners-Up!

      I look forward to seeing you there,

      Lisa McGhee, Lead Doer and Connector

    Past events

    30 Nov 2020 In Focus: Measuring Impact with Compassion - The Groundswell Project
    12 Nov 2020 SIMNA Annual General Meeting (AGM)
    23 Sep 2020 In Focus: Starting Where You Are
    2 Sep 2020 In Focus: Get Going, Get Better with CSnet
    19 Aug 2020 In Focus: The challenges and possibilities of measuring the impact of community-based cultural events
    12 Aug 2020 Reconnect QLD: Tell us what’s on your mind
    29 Jul 2020 In Focus: Impact Measurement Best Practice at Mission Australia
    15 Jul 2020 In Focus: Technology for social good - building in the right tools for impact measurement
    8 Jul 2020 In Focus: 30 minutes with Julie Hourigan Ruse, CEO of Fams
    17 Jun 2020 In Focus: Impact Measurement Best Practice at YMCA of Brisbane
    20 May 2020 In Focus: Thinking of engaging a social impact measurement consultant? Why, when and how
    1 Apr 2020 Who's Fooling Who? - A Social Impact Hypothetical
    24 Mar 2020 SIMNA Sydney presents: Q+A on Outcomes Measurement
    18 Mar 2020 SIMNA Vic ‘Networking with Purpose’
    27 Feb 2020 SIMNA WA Members Drinks
    21 Nov 2019 Designing Together and end of year drinks!
    21 Nov 2019 SIMNA Sydney one-off ticket bundle
    14 Nov 2019 Annual General Meeting 2019
    14 Nov 2019 Outcomes-Based Contracting – Beyond Social Impact Bonds
    6 Nov 2019 Social Impact Measurement In Practice
    16 Oct 2019 SIMNA WA Event - Starting Where You Are
    13 Sep 2019 Measuring outcomes and impact with young people in Western Sydney
    4 Sep 2019 SIMNA VIC: Shared measurement - joined-up approaches for social impact measurement
    24 Jul 2019 Evolving Practice of Social Impact Measurement: 10 Trends to Watch
    17 Jul 2019 SIMNA Breakfast: Queensland Social Benefit Bond Update
    16 Jul 2019 Delivering Social Value: Who is responsible for catalysing change?
    3 Jul 2019 'Design-a-measurement' networking event
    28 May 2019 Measuring the impact of growth and change in Greater Western Sydney
    9 Apr 2019 Using social impact measurement in operational decision-making
    26 Mar 2019 What is the role of ethics in impact measurement, and how does it work in practice?
    14 Mar 2019 SIMNA Ltd. Board Meeting
    6 Dec 2018 SIMNA Ltd. Board Meeting
    15 Nov 2018 SIMNA Annual General Meeting
    12 Nov 2018 SIMNA WS: Official Breakfast Launch
    18 Oct 2018 SIMNA NSW: 2018 SIMNA Awards Ceremony
    16 Oct 2018 SIMNA WA: Speed Networking and End of Year Cheer
    19 Sep 2018 SIMNA QLD: Winning Off the Field - Assessing Sport's Social Impact
    29 Aug 2018 SIMNA QLD: Measuring What Counts
    28 Aug 2018 SIMNA QLD: Your Job Your Way
    17 Jul 2018 SIMNA WA: Measurement Cafe
    5 Jul 2018 SIMNA NSW: A 360 degree view of collecting outcomes data: reflections from impact measurement and frontline staff
    26 Jun 2018 SIMNA QLD: Measuring Success and Social Impact – Insights from the UK Affordable Housing Sector
    22 May 2018 SIMNA VIC Event: Actionable Impact Management – A New Framework for Social Impact Measurement
    15 May 2018 SIMNA WA Event: What if? Exploring the counterfactual in impact evaluation
    26 Apr 2018 SIMNA VIC Event: Lessons for the field: Client Outcomes in the Changing AOD Environment
    3 Apr 2018 SIMNA NSW: Measuring success of place-based approaches
    26 Mar 2018 SIMNA QLD: Social Benefit Bonds – Lessons From the Front Line
    27 Feb 2018 SIMNA WA: Evaluation strategies for systems change: The Youth Partnership Project
    23 Nov 2017 SIMNA Annual General Meeting
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