Partnering for Shared Value

In 2016 OZ Minerals (OZM) and the Kokotha Aboriginal Corporation (KAC) developed a Partnering Agreement and Native Title Mining Agreement for the new Carrapateena Mine in just 12 months. A case study of their agreement making process has recently been published in the June 2019 edition of the AusIMM magazine.

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NEW - Partnering Agreements - E Course

This short course on Partnering Agreements explores what partnering agreements are, what should be in them and how you can develop effective agreements with other partners. It includes plenty of tips and techniques for developing partnering agreements and reviews a number of actual agreements.

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Partnering Tip: Getting 'Buy In'

Have you ever been in a partnering process and become frustrated because others at the table seem to be sitting on the fence? Perhaps your partnering has been working really well and then someone leaves - does it all fall over? Or has one of your partners has just failed to deliver on their commitments?

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Partnering Training in 2019

With massive interest in cross sector partnering globally there is an ever growing number of training programs available both here in Australia and around the world. Here we look at some of the offerings available from DPS and our Affiliate organisations in 2019.

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Its not an easy road - Kokoda 2018

Earlier this year Ian Dixon ventured to PNG to undertake the Kokoda Track as part of a fundraising trek for White Ribbon. The challenge was demanding but immensely satisfying. In this article Ian reflects on his journey and the learnings that can be applied to the field of cross sector partnering.

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Building Partnering Capability

As more and more organisations embrace cross sector partnering to solve complex issues or tough challenges, the focus is turning to how we can get the best results from this type of collaboration?  One essential ingredient which is often overlooked is building partnering capability within partnering organisations. 

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5 Tips for Partnering in 2018

As you start this year with high expectations from existing or new partnering initiatives it can be challenging knowing where to begin. To give you a head start we have put together some tips for how you can get the most value from your partnering.

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Stronger Partners Stronger Futures

A South Australian land access initiative gains momentum following a major Co–designing the Future Workshop in late 2017. The aim of this initiative is to bring together the Mineral and Exploration Industry, Native Title Groups and Government to achieve greater certainty, efficiency and effectiveness in land access. 

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E-Learning: New Online Partnering Course

DIXON Partnering Solutions (DPS) in conjunction with our partner organisation CQ University have joined together to launch a new online "Introduction to Cross Sector Partnering" course. This new course is one of the first online programs for cross sector partnering in the world and is based on the highly successful Partnering Essentials™suite of programs developed and delivered by DPS over the last nine years.

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