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.
The Wesley Mission Brisbane commissioned TheStoryBoxes to produce a series of videos telling multiple stories about the positive impact the their services have had on people's lives. This particular story is that of Todd, a man born with cerebral palsy who has lived a life of being cared for and supported by his parents. The Wesley Mission has given him the opportunity to be more independent and live his own life. This story is told by Todd himself.
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.
Episode 01- MKSY Hollow Wooden Surfboards. The first in a series celebrating the people and passions behind the maker culture. 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 us and like-minded surfers to last for generations to come. Unlike current foam boards, MKSY hollow wood surfboards have very minimal impact on the environment and use sustainable, local Australian timbers.
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.