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We’re here to shake things up for the better. It’s okay to rock the boat when you have the stats on your side.

If you want to change a country (and we mean real change, not just talk), you need disruptive policy thinking. We’re talking truly imaginative in the best kind of way. This has to be based on facts and smart thinking, not spin. So that’s what we do.

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Blue sky vision

We’re not afraid to shoot for the stars. In 2021 we’re focusing on four research areas to drive Australia’s next boom. We’ve already made great strides on Powering the next boom and Igniting the next boom, and will continue to do so. But additional support will help us kick off ‘Nurturing the next boom’ and ‘Sparking the next boom’ too.

Powering the next boom

IN PROGRESS

Australia is increasingly isolated on climate action. If we don’t increase our ambition soon, we’ll feel the heat diplomatically and economically, as well as physically.

And we should also position ourselves to take advantage of the amazing opportunities a net-zero economy offers.

Igniting the next boom

IN PROGRESS

As we emerge from the pandemic with record public debt, the focus should be on raising revenue in the way that best enables us to pay it down.

That means raising more revenue more efficiently, and shrinking public debt as a share of the economy via rapid economic growth.

Nurturing the next boom

GAME PLAN

Our early learning system is anti-productivity. Early learning isn’t affordable for many families, creates disincentives for parental work, and holds back childhood development.

Radical reform is needed to nurture young minds and unleash a new wave of economic growth.

Sparking the next boom

GAME PLAN

We punch above our weight in science, technology, and the arts, but we’re no global hub of innovation and creativity.

We need smarter policies to spark the next boom. We should follow the lead of other countries, like Israel, that have bootstrapped their way to innovation and growth.

Why people are getting involved

I’m a student, but I love what you guys do and want to stay in the loop. I became a Blueprint Member for the price of my morning coffee.

Jin, 21
Brisbane
Blueprint Member

I think Blueprint Institute is fantastic because they are not guided by dogma or ideology, instead they are evidently driven towards the truth and finding practical solutions to contemporary Australian problems.

Adam, 22
Sydney
Blueprint Member

I love their approach! Smart economic answers to solve the big issues of our times. Research that's factual, not factional, and challenges Australia's leaders to act. I'm totally behind Blueprint. It's exactly what this country needs!

Vera, 42
Sydney
Blueprint Champion

It’s refreshing to see young people who care about public policy. It’s also important to me that their work is independent and relies on published data and science.

Wendy, 65
Hobart

Blueprint Champion

Explore your options for supporting Blueprint

Our work is already having an impact but we’re on a mission to step things up. That’s where you come in.

Blueprint Member


You’re a person wanting to join our community and get access to the latest Blueprint news and events.


  • Priority invitation and notification of Blueprint Institute events
  • Member discount to Blueprint Institute report launch events
  • & more
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Blueprint Champion


You’re a person who actually wants to live in a better country. You believe in our values and what we do. This is your way of showing it.


  • Public acknowledgement of support
  • Close engagement with Blueprint Institute team and key policy and thought leaders
  • & more
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Corporate Sponsor


You're a company that wants to contribute to a more robust and considered policy environment.


  • Public acknowlegement of support
  • The opportunity to co-host an event or workshop on a mutual policy area of interest
  • & more
Learn about sponsorship