Banksia Academy

Who are we?
Our partnership with PRF enables us to scale our impact, really deepening the impact we can make through our payment by results contract with the NSW Government.
Melanie Greblo, founder Banksia Academy and Scriibed
Banksia Academy
Established in 2022 to bridge the gaps in recovery support for victim survivors of domestic and family violence, Banksia Academy was created alongside our work-integrated social impact business, Scriibed. Scriibed is a Social Traders certified business, providing safe, flexible and secure work in the digital economy. We invest in listening to the voices of women with lived experience, and provide training, education and pathways into higher paid employment in the digital economy whilst wrapping the right supports around women survivors. We believe this aspirational approach can break cycles of abuse, and contribute to reaching critical Sustainable Development Goals for women and children. The Academy provides two streams of support to women survivors: one is for women to return to work, and the second is through mainstream employers, to better support their people and women at work to thrive. The flow-on positive impacts for women, their children and generations to come, is incomparable to the status quo.
What are we doing?

Women who have experienced domestic and family violence face multiple barriers to employment – we’ve designed fit-for-purpose employment in the digital economy to support survivors to escape or avoid the poverty trap that many women are plunged into when they leave abusive relationships.

Fit for the Future of Work

Supporting women survivors of domestic and family violence through digital skills training, mentoring and paid employment in the digital economy – safe, flexible and remote work.

What are the impact areas we aim to work within?
Impact Area
Justice & safety
Social enterprise
Other Areas
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