Changemaker Challenge

Work with a real client to explore a business challenge facing their organisation and receive guidance and feedback from industry experts to strengthen your employability.

How does the Changemaker Challenge work?

The ChangeMaker Challenge is a two-day, in-person accelerator program that provides you with real-world industry experience. You will work with a real client, Dementia Australia, to explore a real business challenge facing their organisation, while receiving guidance and nuanced feedback from industry experts and your peers.

On the first day of the program, you will learn to define the business problem and generate ideas. On the second day, you will learn to validate and pitch your solution to the client.

Benefits of the ChangeMaker Challenge

By participating in the ChangeMaker Challenge, you will gain valuable and transferable skills in teamwork, idea generation, critical thinking, creative problem-solving, and communicating clearly with confidence. The winning team will receive a $2,000 cash prize.

Key Dates

Applications openMonday 31 July 9am
Applications  closeFriday 1 September11.59pm
Application outcomeWednesday 6 September-
Program deliveryMonday 25 September - Tuesday 26 September8.30am - 5pm


Applications are open until Friday 1 September. To participate in the ChangeMaker Challenge, you must be able to attend the full duration of the program in person, on campus.

Apply here