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Training and Advisory

Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand supports organisations to increase capability to deliver better wellbeing outcomes and systems change.

Our specialist consultancy services include:

  • bespoke financial hardship, vulnerability and family violence training and capability building
  • co-design expertise with trained human centred design practitioners 
  • client understanding to deliver genuine insights on vulnerability
  • strategic research and evaluation
  • inclusive program design informed by over 30 years of working with vulnerable clients
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Unlike mainstream consultancy services, the Good Shepherd experience is informed by practitioner-based insights and the work supports the mission and operations of Good Shepherd.

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Our Work

We work across a number of sectors and examples of our projects include:  

  • delivering Family Violence training to Chisholm Institute
  • co-designing financial capability training in Victoria with the Department of Health and Human Services 
  • undertaking research into insurance choices for individuals on a lower income for Suncorp
  • gaining employee hardship insights to inform employee financial wellbeing program for WorkSafe
  • designing hardship policy and call centre response for Solar Victoria.

Professional expertise

We are also experts in evaluation and provide an independent lens to evaluate the effectiveness of the training.  Our team has backgrounds in academia, consultancy, design, social work and community development and planning.

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About Us

Learn more about Good Shepherd here

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Social Policy

Learn more about our Social Policy team here

Training Resources


Talking Money Workshop - Women

Learn more – read the facilitator’s guide


Talking Money Workshop - CALD Youth

Read the facilitator’s guide for the workshop for Young People from CALD backgrounds


Talking Money workshops evaluation

The report evaluates the Talking Money workshops project

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Our Research

Our research agenda centres on identifying unmet needs and developing more effective interventions in the areas of financial security, safety and resilience, and educational pathways.

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Social Policy

We seek to address the underlying structural causes of injustice and suffering through influencing public policy. We make policy submissions in the areas of human rights, women’s equality, financial security