1. Figure out how to do the most good
2. Do it
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Our Values

We’re trying to change the world for the better. Utilising world-class research, we use our donations to support the most effective methods of changing lives.

Effective Altruism Australia - Compassion

COMPASSION

We value all lives, no matter when or where they’re born.

Effective Altruism Australia - Open Minded

OPEN-MINDED

We consider all causes and actions, and then act in the way that will help those in need the most.

Effective Altruism Australia - Focus on Results

FOCUS ON RESULTS

We focus on results, because they matter. We apply evidence and reason to determine the most effective ways to improve the world.

What We Do

  • Effective Altruism Australia - Partnership

    01.

    Partnership

    We partner with the most effective organisations we can find to change lives.

  • Effective Altruism Australia - Research

    02.

    Research

    We use research from GiveWell, The Open Philanthropy Project, Giving What We Can, The Global Priorities Project and academia to direct funding to the best non-profits we can find.

  • Effective Altruism Australia - Funding

    03.

    Funding

    We are open to funding any organisation that can demonstrate how it is effectively helping those in need. Apply to us here.

  • Effective Altruism Australia - Donation

    04.

    Donation

    Donate to support our mission.





Our Team

Effective Altruism Australia - Peter

Peter McIntyre

Peter is a fifth year medical student at the University of New South Wales. He has a background in events and sales management.

Effective Altruism Australia - Ben

Dr Ben Toner

Ben holds a Ph.D. in Physics from Caltech and a Bachelor of Science (Hons.) from The University of Melbourne. Ben is a co-founder of Vesparum Capital, a capital markets advisory firm, and Draftable, an enterprise software startup.

Effective Altruism Australia - Brenton

Dr Brenton Mayer

Brenton is a medical doctor in Cairns, QLD. He has worked with the charity evaluation organisation Giving What We Can and has an interest in public health.

Effective Altruism Australia - Truman

Truman Biro

Truman is a corporate lawyer at a leading international firm. He completed his Bachelors of Laws (Hons) and Commerce (with Distinction) at the University of New South Wales. Note: Truman co-founded EAA but does not currently hold any role.

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Contact Us

60 Elgin Street
Carlton, Victoria, 3053
Australia
Phone: +61 3 9349 4062
Email: info@eaa.org.au