spur: creates strategies that move people to action.

We're a strategy, design, and venture studio focused on positively affecting human actions—and measuring the outcome.

We work with organisations, governments, and communities to create a world that is fair, sustainable, and well.

REcent Projects


Connecting elders through co-designed tech

Elders around the world find pandemic safety through physical distancing. Yet, this necessity highlights a common problem: so many of our seniors suffer from extreme social isolation and loneliness. A unique opportunity to co-design a tech solution with elders reveals a way to connect during COVID and beyond.


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Let's make something better, together.

We've worked across six continents, on projects big and small, with corporations, non-profits, governments, and community groups.

We love tackling wicked problems that create real human and social change.

If you're interested in improving the state the of the world, we'd love to work with you.

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What We're up to right now
New Brisbane Office

Settling into our new Brisbane HQ in West End, rainbows included.

An evaluation strategy for Fairer Victoria

Working with the good folks at Fairer Victoria to develop an LGBTIQ+ outcomes and evaluation approach 🌈


Winning a $50k startup grant from Bolter to help us launch our latest mental health platform, Toucan.


Welcoming the newest strategist to the spur: family, Trisha Rwagaju

Good work

Working with a government body to understand how to help workers return work after injury sooner


Welcoming our newest good boy - Zinger!

Medical research

Working with our heart-warming friends at The Common Good on donor behaviour strategies to further fund important medical research.

Sunshine Coast

Soaking up all things travel, behaviour, and design for a brand engagement project with Sunshine Coast Council.


Releasing new research into the impact of COVID-19 on elder Australians and how the pandemic and associated restrictions  have increased feelings of social isolation and loneliness.

UNLEASH Hacks · Australia

Recovering from hosting the UNLEASH Australia Hack for the SDGs, focusing on social isolation and loneliness. Well done to all the teams!

Tools for you to use

Check out our 2020 Retrospective →