Julie Jarrett has lived in Claymore since 2000 with her five children. In 2007 Julie began volunteering locally, and her involvement increased over the years. In 2015, agencies and residents began to scope a collective impact project for Claymore – a social housing estate in south west Sydney. Claymore Fusion has improved collaborative practice across the agency network.
There are unique challenges in Claymore as everyone works together to improve conditions underlying social and economic disadvantage while the entire suburb is demolished, masterplanned and rebuilt as 70% private and 30% social housing. Facebook – Claymore Action Network. This year resident representation has been formalised in the Claymore Neighbourhood Action Board which nominated Julie as Chair. The CNAB is drawing more citizen engagement into community activity and increasing a resident voice into the future direction of Claymore.