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Breaking the silence of miscarriage

Ruby Kraner-Tucci, Wednesday, 29th March 2023 -  Isabelle Oderberg’s debut title unapologetically addresses the stigma surrounding pregnancy loss and presents a case for much-needed change.
An image of the front cover of Queer Chameleon and Friends, featuring a cartoon chameleon in rainbow striped colours on a brown branch and the text Queer Chameleon and Friends written and illustrated by Amee Wilson.

A celebration of queer identity

Danielle Kutchel, Friday, 10th March 2023 -  Queer Chameleon and Friends retains the spirit and tone of the original webcomics and is an uplifting introduction to the queer community.
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Impact films take aim at social sector

Ruby Kraner-Tucci, Wednesday, 1st March 2023 -  Impact films are claiming their stake of the social sector, competing for the same funding, platforms and partnerships, but industry leaders say it offers “immense potential” for not for profits.
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Leaders responsible for action on workplace bullying

Ruby Kraner-Tucci, Wednesday, 15th February 2023 -  Workplace bullying costs employers up to $36 billion each year and poor leadership is a major contributor, but a new book offers a solution.
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Casting a sporting eye over Australia’s economy and society

Danielle Kutchel, Friday, 20th January 2023 -  Charities minister Andrew Leigh’s latest book melds his passions for sport, the economy and social justice. 
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Uncovering the hidden face of homelessness

Ruby Kraner-Tucci, Wednesday, 16th November 2022 -  A new documentary tells the stories of the fastest growing demographic of homelessness in Australia.

New philanthropy-backed podcast created by women in prison

Ruby Kraner-Tucci, Thursday, 10th November 2022 -  The four-part podcast series recounts the stories of women in custody, the experiences that led them to incarceration, and the injustices needing to change.
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Holmes à Court’s candid views laid bare

Danielle Kutchel, Monday, 7th November 2022 -  A new book gives readers an inside perspective on Climate 200’s fundraising and the wave of independents elected to the 47th Parliament.
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Using the lessons of COVID-19 to create a brighter future for women

Ruby Kraner-Tucci, Monday, 31st October 2022 -  Through rich research and personal anecdotes, Kristine Ziwica’s debut book Leaning Out asks us to mend the “fragile foundations of women’s working lives”.
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New documentary Franklin is using philanthropy to inspire environmental activism

Ruby Kraner-Tucci, Friday, 2nd September 2022 -  The film, backed by crowdfunding and philanthropic donations, is launching an impact campaign to encourage conversations about democracy, peaceful protest and climate change.
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