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The Social Impact Festival runs throughout July 2018.

Check out the events below!

Major Events: the highlights of this year’s festival, which include the Social Impact Summit, Public Lecture and Good Market.

Impact Sparker Events: this program represents the ‘fringe’ of the festival, showcasing impactful local initiatives and organisations doing good all around WA. 


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Leading Innovation Through Diversity Forum: Bridging Research, Policy and Practice for Age Friendly Care

Fri 29 Jun 2018 8.30am to 4.30pm

Australia is one of the most culturally diverse countries in the world. Over half of the population is from a…

$50 +

Startup Weekend Perth – Social Impact

Fri 29 Jun 2018 5.30pm, 29 June - 8.30pm, 1 July

Startup Weekend is a 54-hour whirlwind event where you get to be part of building a business in a weekend,…

$45 – $99 +

Morning Glory

Mon 2 Jul 2018 7.30am - 8.30am

This July we’re getting amongst Social Impact Festival by holding a series of events to celebrate local initiatives bringing about…

$10 +

Sparking Impact in the Pilbara

Mon 2 Jul 2018 4.00pm - 6.00pm

A panel event, hosted by Pilbara for Purpose & the WA Council of Social Service, highlighting positive social impact projects…


Learning for Purpose National Roadshow: Researching and Realising Not-for-Profit Capacity Building

Tue 3 Jul 2018 10.00 - 11.30am

Understand the complex relationships between your people, organisation, and impact. The 2018 National Roadshow of the Learning for Purpose initiative…


Play Space Tour: Explore What’s Possible with Pro-bono Partnerships

Tue 3 Jul 2018 10.00am - 11.30am

Come and learn how you can turn your project idea into a reality. The All Abilities Play Space, a park…


Finding Your Brand’s Purpose

Thu 5 Jul 2018 10.00am - 11.00am

*EVENT SOLD OUT* Join DrawHistory’s Head of Creativity, Jeffrey Effendi and Strategy Chief, Angel Chen, in an activity-based 1-hour session…

$20 +

Transforming Food Systems through social enterprise

Sat 7 Jul 2018 3.00 - 5.00pm

Australia’s farmers are getting older and young people are not being supported to pursue careers into agriculture. The biggest public…

$25 +

The Good Market

Sat 7 Jul 2018 11.00am - 3.00pm

Showcasing WA’s vibrant community of ethically conscious businesses and organisations, The Good Market is the place to explore products and services that…


Co-op Day – Creating Sustainable Homes & Communities

Sat 7 Jul 2018 12.45pm - 4.45pm

Celebrate International Co-op Day by exploring co-living, cohousing and other co-operative lifestyle options. Featuring design & innovation, lived experience and…

$10-$20 +

Public Lecture | Dr Otto Scharmer: Leading Innovation with Theory U

Sun 8 Jul 2018 5.00pm – 7.30pm

*EVENT SOLD OUT* Join internationally renowned educational professional Dr. C. Otto Scharmer (Senior Lecturer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to…

$19 - $25 +

Presencing Foundation Program

Mon 9 Jul 2018 6.00pm, 9 July to 1.00pm, 13 July

The Presencing Foundation Programme (PFP) Asia-Pacific is a 4 day intensive introduction to concepts and practices of Theory U, a…

From $3,500 +