Social Issues

MiHaven is a social enterprise that supports chronically unemployed indigenous Australians to enter long-term sustainable employment in construction and related industries. An operating construction company and registered training organisation, MiHaven achieves social change driven by industry initiative and innovation. A loan from Social Enterprise Finance Australia (SEFA) enabled them to pilot the MiHaven Property Fund, and Mihaven […]

The coal and unconventional gas industries are expanding massively in Australia driving climate change and harming our health. The Human Cost of Power explores the health impacts associated with this expansion. The full length version is also available for viewing online.

Joanne Wootton has an intellectual disabiity but she isn’t letting it hold her back. She talks about her dreams and aspirations – and the work she is doing to realise them – in a poignant and inspiring way.

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Dr Jane Goodall inspires people to become change agents and solutionaries – making life better for animals, people and the environment. Mathew Stokes from the Geelong Cats and Channel 9’s Lisa Wilkinson are champions of the cause. Click here for more information Dr Jane Goodall is a world renowned conservationist, primate expert and UN Messenger […]

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The people with intellectual disabilities and those who work with them at Marriott Support Services are truly inspirational.

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Help James de Blas get an exhibition in New York and inspire people to unleash their potential to live a rich and productive life, whilst managing a severe mental illness.    To vote click on collect me and scroll down to the paintings they are fabulous! To see more about James visit his web site.

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Is the all pervasive pornography culture affecting your relationships? Dr Jackson Katz visited Australia as part of the Victorian Women’s Trust’s ‘Be the Hero’ campaign. View extended interview here.

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