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Our contributors are leading experts, passionate individuals, and organisations on the cutting edge of impact.

Below is just a taste of what’s to come in 2018. Learn more about the people and organisations who contributed to the Social Impact Festival in 2017 here


100 Families WA

100 Families WA

100 Families WA is a collaboration between key organisations aiming to make a difference to the lives of WA families…

Director, Waru Projects (Kirrikin)

Amanda Healy

Amanda is a Wonnarua (Koori) woman. She has more than 35 years’ experience in the mining industry, working for Blue…


Anna Trajanovski

Anna Trajanovski is a Deposits Product Manager with Bankwest where she manages the Deposits portfolio through implementation of new strategies…

Knowledge Society

Anne Goodall

Anne Goodall is a human-centred designer, facilitator, placemaker and user/stakeholder engagement specialist who has helped organisations drive innovation in services…


Ashley Kerfoot

Ashley heads CBRE’S Advisory & Major Projects in WA. Ashley has diverse, cross- functional experience developed over 20 years in…

Centre for Human Rights Education, Curtin University

Associate Professor Caroline Fleay

Associate Professor Caroline Fleay teaches human rights at the Centre for Human Rights Education, Curtin University, and conducts research into…

Centre for Social Impact UNSW

Associate Professor Gemma Carey

Associate Professor Carey is the Research Director at the Centre for Social Impact UNSW. Her research investigates processes of ‘joining up’…

Flinders University

Associate Professor Sheree Cairney

Sheree Cairney is a Neuroscientist who has spent two decades leading research and innovation projects in Aboriginal communities in the…

Auspire - Australia Day Council


Auspire’s vision is for Australia to be the most socially and culturally inclusive country in the world where everyone feels…

Australian Citizen Science Association (ACSA)

Australian Citizen Science Association (ACSA) – WA Chapter

The Australian Citizen Science Association  (ACSA) was formed to advance citizen science through the sharing of knowledge, collaboration, capacity building and advocacy….

Australian Urban Design Research Centre

Australian Urban Design Research Centre (AUDRC)

AUDRC is an urban design research and teaching centre located in Perth CBD. AUDRC’s research activities, postgraduate programme and practice…


Ben Davies

Ben manages the community of crowdfunding experts at He works on a daily basis with campaigners around the world….