Every Thursday, for the past 40 years, one familiar, friendly face has been greeting people in need on the streets - Vinnies Soup Van volunteer, Frank Mullins.
There is no greater personal reward than helping another human being. Frank Mullins has volunteered with Vinnies Victoria for 40 years and travels over 110km each way into Melbourne to see tangible action in support of the homeless community.
At 77 years of age, Frank realises that he cannot volunteer forever, but wants to see others continue to drive the initiative. It's a program that has defined his identity and he wants to see others continue to support those in need.
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In a nation where sexual and domestic abuse is rife, and gender equality barely exists, a small, but growing portion of the female population are taking matters into their own hands. The women band together to form the Women's Committee of Papua New Guinea, overcoming provincial differences to make a cultural change and ensure the women of PNG are empowered for generations to come.
In the remote Indigenous of Lockhart river, the Puuya Foundation is working to create opportunities for the community, giving them the power to transform themselves through action, collaboration, and love.
Domenic Cocco was just seven years old when he suffered life-threatening injuries after crashing his quad bike into a power pole. In this film, his parents Jodie and Mario talk about the horrifying experience and the simple safety steps that may have made all the difference.
Kevin is just one of many Australians in need who are assisted by Vinnies each and every day.
Through fundraising events such as CEO Sleepout, Vinnies are able to raise much needed awareness and money to support the prevention of homelessness. This is the story of the remarkably special people who dedicate their lives to helping others less fortunate.
As a young boy Mustafa Jafari made a promise to his mother - "one day you will watch me play soccer on TV." Born in Iran to an Afghan parents, Mustafa battled for such basic rights as education and the right to play organised soccer. At only 15 years of age he made a decision to embark on a journey to the other side of world, risking his life for his dream.
Jason was just 20 years old when he died on a construction site in Clermont in 2012. This is a confronting insight into the heartache of losing a child and one family's mission to change how we all think about workplace safety.