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Changing the record for good

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 12th April 2021 -  As co-chair of Change the Record, proud Narungga woman Cheryl Axleby has dedicated her career to fighting for social justice and equity for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander


Harvesting seaweed to save the planet

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 1st April 2021 -  As the founder of The Seaweed Institute, Jo Kelly is growing the seaweed industry to tackle climate change. She’s this week’s Changemaker.  Unlike other types of farming, seaweed


Creating a climate for change

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 29th March 2021 -  Jane Stabb is the new co-CEO of Climate for Change, an organisation fighting for an Australia that sees climate action as a top priority. She’s this week’s Changemaker.   For Stabb,


Pioneering a green empire

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 8th March 2021 -  Sally Quinn is the co-founder of Green Collect, a social enterprise transforming hard-to-recycle items into useful products, while also employing people who face barriers to work.


Connecting kids at home and afar

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 1st March 2021 -  Jack Growden is the CEO and founder of LiteHaus International, a charity connecting disadvantaged kids in Australia and overseas with the technology to help them thrive. He’s this


A different kind of masculinity

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 22nd February 2021 -  As the CEO of The Man Cave, Hunter Johnson is fighting to change the conversation around what it means to truly be a man. He’s this week’s Changemaker.  Growing up, Hunter Johnson believed


The path to success in turbulent times

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 15th February 2021 -  As the new CEO of Australian Red Cross, Kym Pfitzner is on a mission to ensure the charity is equipped to help people experiencing vulnerability through any crisis. He’s this week’s


Forging a path to positive mental health

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 8th February 2021 -  As the CEO of Smiling Mind, Dr Addie Wootten is leading the charge on providing accessible mindfulness skills and tips to millions of Australians. She’s this week’s Changemaker. 


A personal promise to fight brain cancer

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 1st February 2021 -  As the new CEO of the Cure Brain Cancer Foundation, Lance Kawaguchi is using his business skills to refocus the organisation towards its mission of finding treatments for the deadly


Catching a wave and saving a life

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 25th January 2021 -  Joel Pilgrim is the founder and CEO of Waves of Wellness Foundation, a mental health charity that’s getting people out into the surf and saving lives. He’s this week’s Changemaker.


Rising to the challenge of getting kids back on track

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 18th January 2021 -  As the social enterprise manager of BackTrack Youth Works, Marcus Watson is on a mission to empower disadvantaged kids and their communities. He’s this week’s Changemaker.  Founded


Fighting for fair

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 11th January 2021 -  As the CEO of YouthWorx NT and president of Physical Disabilities Australia, Liz Reid AM is fighting to create a fair and equitable Australia for people with disabilities. She’s this
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