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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

Come along to our Morning Glory breakfast series and hear from our guest speaker of the month, Pat Ryan from…

$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…


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

Tue 3 Jul 2018 10.00pm - 11.30pm

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

Join DrawHistory’s Head of Creativity, Jeffrey Effendi and Strategy Chief, Angel Chen, in an activity-based 1-hour session on the power…

$20 +

The Good Market

Sat 7 Jul 2018 11am - 3pm

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 5pm – 7.30pm

Join internationally renowned educational professional Dr. C. Otto Scharmer (Senior Lecturer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to explore tools and…

$19 - $25 +

Presencing Foundation Program

Mon 9 Jul 2018 6pm, 9 July to 1pm, 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 +

Social Inclusion Breakfast Forum: Social Inclusion’s Role in Community Wellbeing

Tue 10 Jul 2018 7.15am - 9.00am

A breakfast forum to: Discuss the nature and extent of social exclusion in our communities and the impact it has…


3D sculpting for Change

Tue 10 Jul 2018 10.00am - 12.00pm

This event is designed for those who are seeking or are on the cusp of change. You’ll experience a shift…

$43.29 +