Quality Agency Better Practice 2017

By Andrea Matthews

This week I had the pleasure of facilitating a workshop on the new aged care quality standards in Brisbane, as part of the Australian Aged Care Quality Agency’s Better Practice 2017 Rethinking Aged Care program. I’ve also facilitated this workshop in Darwin, Melbourne, Adelaide and Sydney over the past few months. In each location, I’ve been impressed by the quality of the dialogue generated amongst aged care providers and it has given me plenty of ideas and inspiration to continue. Read more...

Health Star Rating system five year review

By mpconsulting

mpconsulting is pleased to have been engaged to undertake the independent five year review of the Health Star Rating (HSR) system. The HSR system is a public health and consumer choice intervention designed to encourage people to make healthier dietary choices. The HSR system is a voluntary front-of-pack labelling scheme that rates the overall nutritional profile of packaged food and assigns it a rating from ½ a star to 5 stars. The five year review of the HSR system will. Read more...

In our neighbourhood

By Kirsten Butera

About four years ago we discovered the Inner North Community Foundation, a terrific organisation that makes grants to a range of organisations helping local people to find pathways to employment. The Foundation inspires donors and businesses (like us!) to get involved in strengthening the communities they live and work in. The kinds of groups that receive grants through Inner North are creative and energetic – they are prepared to try new approaches to connect people into the workforce. What we. Read more...

The Hester Hornbrook Academy

By Kirsten Butera

This week, I attended the Melbourne City Mission launch of the Hester Hornbrook Academy in South Melbourne. mpconsulting is a proud supporter of Melbourne City Mission, and I was keen to find out more about the work they are doing in the youth engagement space. The Hester Hornbrook Academy is an independent school run by Melbourne City Mission. It provides both social and education supports to young people who are disengaged from the school system. It is only recently that. Read more...

Website launch

By mpconsulting team

Welcome to our new website! After months of development and design working with the clever team at Krafthaus, we are very excited to be able to share our fresh new look with you. Our goal for the new website is to provide you with valuable information about our services and the recent projects we have been working on. We also want to introduce you to our team – some familiar faces and some you may not have met. You will. Read more...