The first Financial System Inquiry (FSI) in over 16 years has called out impact investing as a valuable and needed mechanism to fund social service delivery in Australia. The FSI called impact investing an important tool in the Australian context, especially given reduced government capacity to fund social services. The Inquiry also noted that impact investing presented an opportunity for Australia to: Reduce costs, and improve the impact of social

All three sectors are undergoing a period of significant change. The business sector continues to see low growth and is now considering this as a long term reality, rather than a few years of  global financial slow down. A longer term low growth environment will require new ways of working as well as a change of expectations. Government is not able to keep up with the ever growing costs of