Uncertain? You’re Not Alone at Vibewire’s #fastBREAK

If there is one thing that we can all agree upon, it’s that we all feel UNCERTAIN. It could be about work. Our partners. Our future. Do you have a calling or a mission? Do you feel out of touch? Let down? Discombobulated? Chances are, you’re not alone. In fact, Vibewire’s upcoming fastBREAK breakfast on 27 May at 8am, is your chance to find out just how...

Investing in the Future of Young People

Through Vibewire I have been working with young people for over seven years. It’s a not for profit association whose aim is to be a launchpad for young change makers. In the time that I have been involved, I have been astounded by the way that, given an opportunity and some nurturing, young people can truly accelerate their professional and personal trajectory....

Look at Me-When Screen Time Changes Lives

Walk tall, walk straight and look the world right in the eye — Val Doonican In my childhood home we listened to both kinds of music – country and western. There was none of this “modern” country – it was heavily loaded with Johnny Cash, Charlie Pride and Waylon Jennings. There was a smattering of Willie Nelson, albums of Dolly Parton before 9 to 5, and...

Creating a sustainable food culture with @OzHarvest for #ThinkEatSave

In 2013, OzHarvest set themselves the goal to “feed the 5000” using rescued food. And after that first successful initiative, in 2014, the aim was to grow the one-day event significantly. For ThinkEatSave, OzHarvest partnered with with the United Nations to tackle the issues of food and nutrition security and sustainable food systems. Some of the nation’s top...

Speak Up About Mental Health

Years ago when Mark Pollard and I were working on The Perfect Gift for a Man, we felt like we were doing something important – encouraging people, men in particular – to speak up, write and share their stories. And it wasn’t just the fact that young men commit suicide at more than three times the rate of women of the same age – nor even the severe impact that...

Tales of the One in Ten

Disadvantage can shape an entire life. This short, animated film by The Smith Family called, David & the Big Heavy, follows the true story of a young boy struggling to cope with issues at home and school as his family adjusts to life in a new country. But then something happens that he could never have imagined. Watch and share and help change someone...