Projects & Passions

  • Arts, Manufactures and Commerce

    The RSA was founded for the encouragement of arts, manufactures and commerce. We are always looking for ideas to develop projects in these areas. Contact us if you think you have an outstanding idea.

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  • Commonwealth Businesswomen's Network (CBW) - Asia-Pacific

    The RSA is working in partnership with the Commonwealth Businesswomen's Network (CBW) to launch the CBW in the Asia-Pacific Region. CBW's mission is to provide the tools, opportunities and support necessary for women entrepreneurs to connect, collaborate and succeed.

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  • Global Orchestra

    Global Orchestra is an ambitious international project co-founded by RSA Fellow and Innovationist Justin Baird FRSA and conductor Charlie Chan. In 2016 they hope to replicate the success of their inaugural live-streamed "Concert for the Planet", held at the Sydney Opera House and hosted in conjunction with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.Click here to learn how you can join or support the Global Orchestra.

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  • Student Design Awards A+NZ

    The RSA Student Design Awards challenges emerging designers to tackle pressing social, environmental and economic issues through design thinking.

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  • Sustainable Living

    The RSA A+NZ has supported a number of projects focused around the topic of sustainability and is keen to hear from Fellows wanting to develop specific proposals in this field.

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  • Wellbeing Stories

    RSA Fellows Sue Roffey and Keith Heggart are leading an exciting project called Wellbeing Stories to help build resilience in children and young people. They are in the process of piloting a series of stories for pupils in middle childhood. 

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The RSA tackles some of the most difficult social challenges facing us today. 

Harnessing the talents of our global Fellowship, we catalyse projects that showcase ideas, foster innovative research and build civic capacity in Australia and New Zealand and other countries around the world. See below for a list of our past projects:

Big Ideas For Suicide Prevention 

Enterprising Justice

The Manifesto for Youth Enterprise

Transforming Education 

Contact Details

Address: PO Box H295 Australia Square NSW 1215

ABN: 71 122 222 566


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