Young and resilient
living lab

Young and Resilient in Greater Western Sydney

The next 25 years will bring rapid and significant technological, economic and social change across the globe. This change will be felt directly in Greater Western Sydney (GWS), Australia’s most diverse and rapidly growing region. We need resilient people and communities now and into the future. We think of resilience as the capacities to transform the conditions of social life. These capacities are socially-embedded and distributed among individuals, networks, communities and things. By working across generations, sectors and places in co-research, design and testing of initiatives we can foster the resilience of people and communities to live well and participate fully in social life.

And we are starting right here, in Greater Western Sydney.

Australian Living Labs Innovation Network (ALLIN)

Better Together


What we do

The Living Lab brings together a collective of scholars with extensive experience in innovative, digital, participatory and co-design research with diverse communities and young people. We specialise in engaged research with Non-Government Organisations, government, industry, business and community organisations with a focus on youth-centred research and technology for improved outcomes in mental health and wellbeing, education, political and policy processes. We partner with local, national and international organisations from Granville Youth Centre to UNICEF.

Knowledge and Practice Network
We welcome individuals, organisations, networks and businesses that share our aims and interests into the network. To join the network please contact us below.

Consultancy & Training
We provide contract research services in addition to offering a range of learning opportunities. Get in touch to discuss your needs.
We would love to hear from you!