Posted 29 April 2013
Four female friends head out into the Tanami desert, WA to deliver a 5 week rock program to disengaged teenagers in the remote community of Balgo. The musical talent of the kids was nothing short of astonishing and, in a nutshell, this is what...
Posted 28 August 2012
All Together Now is working towards an Australia that embraces cultural diversity and is free from racism. We seek to achieve this by creating innovative, evidence-based and effective social marketing that is positive, provocative and courageous....
Posted 11 February 2013
by Tenpa Dugdak
Sangay came to Australia from Tibet in 2007. Late last year he was given one month to live. Sangay Thinlay, born in Tibet and lived in Sydney’s Northern Beaches since 2007. He had an incurable tumour and was advised by his Doctor he...
It's important to talk about the solutions for a human rights problem, and not just focus on the problem.
Posted 29 November 2011
A group of students and teachers at Mt Annan High School teach us a thing or two about stirring enthusiasm for human rights change. The school's Human Rights Action Group meets every week during recess and shares...
I just imagine if my children were in a similar situation, I'd love to think someone would do something for them.
Posted 01 December 2011
Alison Corke opens her house and family to Paheer - an immigration detainee. After spending over 18 months in detention on Christmas Island and Perth, Paheer was released into 'community detention'. His penpal, Alison, requested the...
Posted 09 July 2012
In 2003, after the sudden death of a young friend, Sarah Garnett decided to make herself useful by working as a volunteer helping serve meals to the homeless and disadvantaged in Sydney’s CBD. One night, Sarah noticed a man sitting in the...
Posted 10 September 2012
by Heaps Decent
Heaps Decent is an initiative committed to finding and nurturing the creativity of underprivileged and Indigenous young people and emerging artists. A few months ago, the Heaps Decent team made the journey out to Wilcannia, NSW to kick-start our...