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What makes a podcast great? Part two

Mike Davis, Wednesday, 13th April 2022 -  Mike Davis from Humans of Purpose writes that a success mindset, planning and listening to feedback is vital for a successful podcast.

Backing kids in life’s lottery: Behind the scenes of the Paul Ramsay Foundation’s new podcast

Kate Harrison Brennan, Thursday, 7th April 2022 -  The Paul Ramsay Foundation and Impact Studios have created Life’s Lottery: Backing Kids, a podcast on how Australian society values its relationship with children.

First We Eat: Putting food sovereignty to the test

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 10th March 2022 -  What happens when an ordinary family, living just south of the Arctic Circle, decides to live entirely locally for one year? Wendy Williams speaks to filmmaker Suzanne Crocker to find out.


What makes a podcast great? Part one

Mike Davis, Wednesday, 9th March 2022 -  Humans of Purpose host Mike Davis shares the two most important things he’s learned about making a great podcast.

Films to help us to envision a better world

Contributor, Thursday, 17th February 2022 -  In an era of accelerating change and unprecedented disruption, the Transitions Film Festival celebrates the things we love and inspires us to fight for the future we want.

How Can I Help?

How can you help if someone you know has a gambling problem?

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 14th December 2021 -  We speak with Anna Bardsley and David McAnalen about what you can do if someone you know is experiencing gambling harm.

How Can I Help?

How can you help if someone you know has an eating disorder?

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 7th December 2021 -  In episode five of our podcast How Can I Help?, we get advice on what to do if you think someone you know is experiencing an eating disorder.

How Can I Help?

How can you help to fight racism?

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 30th November 2021 -  In episode four of our podcast How Can I Help?, we speak to Dominic Guerrera and Nèha Madhok about what you can do to confront racism.

Seeking asylum: ‘I don’t believe you can lock up someone’s brain’

Contributor, Tuesday, 30th November 2021 -  A new book from Black Inc. in partnership with the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre, Seeking Asylum: Our Stories, captures the stories of those who have lived experience of seeking asylum. In this extract, Betelhem shares her story of how she came to be

Doco of the month

Doco of the Month: Incarceration Nation

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 24th November 2021 -  Those behind Incarceration Nation believe it’s time to put our nation’s justice system on trial. Director Dean Gibson and producer Helen Morrison talk to Wendy Williams about why it’s a story that needs to be told.
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