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A better world, faster

The Google Impact Challenge awarded over $5 million
to 10 Australian non-profits with big ideas for a better world.

A better world, faster

DFAT Technology Against Poverty Prize


Meet the judges

The 10 finalists presented their projects to a panel of judges. Their selection, combined with the public vote, determined the five winning non-profits.

  • Lucy Turnbull AO

    Chief Commissioner of the
    Greater Sydney Commission,
    businesswoman and philanthropist

  • David Gonski AC

    Leading Australian Chairman of
    listed public companies and
    not-for-profit entities

  • Layne Beachley AO

    7x World Champion Surfer,
    Founder of the Aim For
    The Stars Foundation

  • Melissa Doyle AM

    Journalist, television and
    radio host, philanthropist
    and charity campaigner

  • Dr Larry Marshall

    Chief Executive of CSIRO,
    scientist, technology innovator
    and business leader

  • Jacquelline Fuller

    Director of

  • Alan Noble

    Director of Engineering,
    Google ANZ