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Wrap Up - What Would You Change challenge!

The 2011 ActNow "What Would You Change" challenge was a huge success! Check out the great articles that were published and the winners of the competition prizes!

Submitted 6/15/2011 By actnow Views 4714 Comments 0 Updated 8/15/2011

What would you change about the world if you could?

For the What Would You Change article writing competition, from April to May 2011 ActNow sought out young people living in Australia who are 14-25 to write articles about the issues in the world that they care about, and to put forward their ideas for change. By submitting their articles, they were able to raise awareness about the issues they care about, and help create discussion about it in the online community.

Five of the top articles were chosen to be published at - a leading WA current affairs and lifestyle news website, whose authors include prominent activists, politicians and public figures from the Australian community.

Plus, the people who participated actively in the ActNow community during the six week period went in the draw to win one of two SONY DSC-W150 Digital Cameras!

The winning articles:
The following articles were chosen by our partners at

Should animals be kept in captivity? By Jerusha Mather

The Middle East must do like The Beatles and come together. By Sheree Joseph

Love is what really matters. By Phoebe Jones

Global Starvation - The Hunger Clock is Ticking. By Hsin-Yi Lo

Feral Australia. By Bronwyn Orr

Camera Winners
All active participants from the ActNow community from the period were invited to submit their details to win one of the two cameras on offer. The winners chosen were users:


Although there could be only two winners, we thank everyone for their active contributions to the ActNow community!

All the articles submitted
Follow the links to check out the full range of articles submitted!