Every Thursday, for the past 40 years, one familiar, friendly face has been greeting people in need on the streets - Soup Van volunteer, Frank Mullins.
In a nation where sexual and domestic abuse is rife, and gender equality barely exists, a small, but growing portion of Papua New Guinea's female population are taking matters into their own hands. The women have come together to form the Women's Committee of Papua New Guinea, overcoming provincial differences to make a cultural change and ensure all women are empowered for generations to come.
In the remote Indigenous community of Lockhart river, the Puuya Foundation is working to create opportunities for the local people, 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.
Bold, resilient, unflinching, fighters. Despite having series spinal injuries, these Queenslanders are determined to embrace their limitations and, with the support of the team from Spinal Life Australia, turn them into possibilities.
Smart cities have been born through the surge of innovative technology - self-driving vehicles, sensors on rubbish bins, smart street lights, better distribution of resources.
But a smart city is more than the technical aspects alone. It's about realising that action and initiative can make a difference.
CityConnect is a startup accelerator program launched by BlueChilli that will change people's everyday lives by transforming cities to work for its citizens. This film was shown at the launch of the program.
Kevin is just one of many Australians who are assisted by the St Vincent de Paul Society each and every day to access basic fundamentals, such as food and shelter.
Through fundraising events such as their annual 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 Afghani parents, Mustafa battled for such basic rights as education, clean water, and to engage in his passion - 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 everything to make his dream a reality.
During a family Christmas holiday, Bridget experienced debilitating head pains and paralysis; symptoms that would eventually lead to the identification of two brain tumours that required immediate surgery and which would ultimately change her, and her family's lives, forever.
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.
This is the story of Todd, a young man born with cerebral palsy who is defying his circumstances to become independent and live his own life. Todd narrates this film himself, sharing his unique perspective on being a political activist, music lover, academic, and son.
The thoughts that wake you up at night, that niggle in the back of your brain, that coincidentally appear in all your conversations, that you know should be brought to life. These are the #IdeasWorthTrying, the theme of discussion which sat at the heart of the 2015 TEDx Brisbane event.
A visual recap of the 2016 Purpose conference; bringing together thought leaders, eco warriors, change makers, and future thinkers to talk all things socially-conscious and value-led business.
Positive Plus and Positive Impact aim to reduce the burden of chronic disease on the Australian health system by reducing risk factors in the primary care sector and preventing or delaying the onset of chronic conditions.
Surfer, shaper, and maker, Michael Powell is pushing the boundaries to create modern wooden boards for fellow-surfers. His mission is to continue to surf on pristine waves by making sustainable boards for himself and like-minded surfers of generations to come.
For Angelo's Pasta, business thrives on the family traditions handed down throughout the generations. Their passion comes from a love of food, and from knowing that despite the responsibilities and pressures of operating a small business, there are organisations, such as CCIQ, who offer them support.
The loggerhead turtle hatchery on Mon Repos beach is the largest on the Australian eastern seaboard and home to more than 50% of all nesting Loggerhead turtles in the South Pacific Ocean. Their survival greatly depends on solving or reducing the impact of the countless factors leading to their endangerment, many of which are caused by human behaviour.