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Giving a better tomorrow.

Turn gives organisations a better way to improve people‘s work and life skills.

Why are we doing it

We have a responsibility to share our accumulated expertise with others for a better tomorrow.

Our vision

To do more great work and make Turn programs accessible to everyone.

How we help

  • supporting people to secure employment through personal development and skill-building programs

  • delivering our programs face-to-face, remotely or by training others to provide them

  • innovating ways to help organisations make a greater impact

About us

Matchbox Works Pty Ltd, also trading as Turn (Australia), has been operating since 2014 and collaborates with people, groups and organisations that share a mission to create a fairer community and to improve lives through the power of working together.

Donovan John Szypura

The founder of Turn has a diverse professional background. He has an Associate Degree in Adult Continuing Education and Teaching, and his previous career in advertising and marketing provides the backbone for developing and delivering Turn programs. Donovan is a Personal Development and Career Coach, Graphic Designer, Entrepreneur, Music Producer and Yoga Practitioner who learned from leaders in their field. Donovan merges best practices from different areas to help others. Connect with Donovan via LinkedIn.

Our team

Turn works with experts in business development, program design, and full-stack development to deliver outstanding outcomes.

Contact us today

Phone: +61 (0)499 834 897, Email:

Turn Programs

Turn's programs have successfully impacted broad audiences across all ages. Our clients include Australian high schools, Australian Government youth programs (Transition to Work and the Empowering YOUth Initiative), Australian Apprenticeships Centres, Australian employment services providers, the arts sector, and multicultural service providers.  


Turn has worked directly with First Nations people and respectfully acknowledges the traditional owners and custodians of the land on which Turn delivers its programs.


Turn’s programs have been independently evaluated, achieved remarkable results, and attracted positive media attention.

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