News and Events

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June 2016

Australia’s happiest workers — and why joining an organisation is smart

June 23rd, 2016|

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Want to be happy at work? You have a better chance in the private sector.

Read more on news.com.au

Work and education are changing fast. Here are 3 things you can do to avoid being left in the dirt

June 16th, 2016|

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An article by the Foundation for Young Australians to encourage young people of Australia to participate in My Big Idea.

Read more on www.fya.org.au

Big Aussie ideas that changed the world

June 14th, 2016|

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We’ve barely been here 100 years. But in that time, Australian ideas have changed the world – repeatedly. If you have an idea you’d like to share with the world, why not submit it to My Big Idea?

Read more on news.com.au

Fashion star Kit Willow’s big idea to change what Aussie women wear

June 12th, 2016|

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Australian fashion designer Kit Willow gets behind My Big Idea.

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There’s an Aussie idea explosion happening — and it’s time to join in

June 12th, 2016|

CROWD-FUNDING for teachers, suicide prevention apps, a rewards scheme for buying Aussie produce and a program to let banks compete for your home loan.

These are just a some of the ideas submitted to My Big Idea so far. And there are many, many more to come. Read more at news.com.au

Politicians’ addiction to property taxes the reason why housing is so expensive, say experts

June 10th, 2016|

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Our NVA survey in February 2016 revealed housing affordability as one of the things that Australians want to see in our society. So what is it exactly that makes our housing so expensive?

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My Big Idea: Melbourne’s Chad Lewis says negative gearing tinker may bring first-home buyers into market

June 9th, 2016|

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It pains him to say it, but Chad Lewis reckons tinkering with negative gearing may be the best way to bring first-home buyers back into the unaffordable Melbourne housing market.

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What do women want? Errr, housing affordability

June 9th, 2016|

According to the My Big Idea National Values Assessment, the most pressing issue for women is affordable housing, followed by caring for the elderly and the disadvantaged, job opportunities and accountability.

Read more on the Herald Sunsold

Cool Australia reveals My Big Idea lessons for secondary school students

June 9th, 2016|

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Are you a secondary school teacher? These lessons by Cool Australia will provide guidance for teachers to run educationally rigorous brainstorming sessions that conclude with students submitting their ideas to the My Big Idea website. The work students do in this lesson will be highly meaningful and based […]

Big Ideas ahead of their time

June 8th, 2016|

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10 radical thoughts that eventually shaped our way of life. What’s your big idea?

Read more on news.com.au