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EXPLORE WHAT MATTERS

Over six months we polled a range of topics to find out what matters to you. Explore the location map to see how people voted around the world. Use the topic map to discover which topics received the most votes. Scroll down to see more highlights.

What matters to you, matters to us.

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Interactions by week

  • 30 March 2012
  • 30 September 2012
  • Friday 30 March 2012

    First votes from China, Netherlands, United States, Ireland, Indonesia, Sweden, New Zealand, and Japan

  • Wednesday 2 May 2012

    First 10,000 votes

  • Monday 2 July 2012

    Reached 50,000 total visits

  • Sunday 12 August 2012

    10,000 YouTube views for What Matters videos

  • Tuesday 14 August 2012

    Live voting in Sydney’s Martin Place, Chatswood and World Square

  • Tuesday 4 September 2012

    1000 comments made on the site

  • Wednesday 26 September 2012

    Hosted 26th online forum with our experts

Popular topics

Votes / people polled

Top countries

By number of votes

  • 23,775

    Australia

  • 850

    United States

  • 242

    United Kingdom

  • 218

    New Zealand

  • 209

    China

  • 188

    Canada

What matters in your words

Keywords by number of mentions

  • education
  • health
  • people
  • Australia
  • environment

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