Innovation Nation called on all young dreamers and doers, innovators and entrepreneurs, to identify the challenges they care passionately about and to share their ideas for a better Australia. The nationwide search has unearthed 52 of Australia’s brightest young social entrepreneurs, the next generation of young innovators and change-makers; the 2015 Young Social Pioneers.

5 great reasons to jump on board

50 exclusive spots in the Young Social Pioneers Incubator
10 x $10,000 in seed funding
Work with inspirational mentors
Nationwide fame for you and your idea
A chance to make change in your world

790 great ideas submitted so far

Digital Life
Community Connection
Health & Wellbeing
Science & Technology
Global Challenges
Urban Living
We call it: Andjurrugumarlba

Lots of berries grow on these small trees and shrubs near freshwater streams during Gudjewg, our monsoon season. When they’re black and ripe they are delicious to eat. We also boil them up to extract the vibrant purple colour, using it to make baskets from pandanus and kurrajong fibres.
Arts & Culture
Asia Engagement
Sports & Outdoor
Gender & Sexuality
Advocacy & Politics
Animals & Wildlife


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20th March, 2015

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