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Dr Donnie Maclurcan

Founder and Ideas Guy at Project Australia and Co-founder of the Post Growth Institute
Donnie Maclurcan Dr Donnie Maclurcan is co-founder of the Post Growth Institute – an international group exploring and inspiring paths to global prosperity that don’t rely on economic growth. He is also the founder and ideas guy at Project Australia – a community organisation helping people start, scale and sustain not-for-profit initiatives. Donnie's passionate about innovative yet simple approaches to social change and likes to build on what's already working, whilst retaining a critical lens by which to make such observations. He's recently written a book titled Nanotechnology and Global Equality and coedited another: Nanotechnology and Global Sustainability and was the 2011 global convenor of Free Money Day. He is a fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts, distinguished fellow with the Schumacher Institute for Sustainable Systems, and best known as ‘that guy who ran across Australia as a teenager’, raising $35,000 for The Fred Hollows Foundation, for whom he is an ambassador.
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