Many people have been the first to do something, but few have done as much as the forgotten Catherine Spence.
Jessie Miller soared high against the backdrop of accepted sexism in her day. She was a daring pilot, lover and was proudly all her. A true trailblazer in every sense of the word.
Eddie Mabo is a man who has entered the Australian lexicon. However, aside from the popular references we quote, the concessions he won truly matter, and should never be forgotten.
As Hitler’s monstrous campaign against the Jews became clear, one Australian took it upon himself to secure a path of escape. Critchley Parker was a man of vision, sadly halted by fate.
The fact that Louisa Lawson is collectively known as Henry Lawson’s mum is an insult to the lasting many achievements of this great woman, as she started the path we proudly strut today.
This week has been a disheartening one for equality. But for inspiration, we should look to the past, to Don Dunstan, a man who saw inequality and refused to accept it.
William Cuffay might be a name lost to history, but the concessions he won speak volumes. A great social reformer in two countries, he was not bound to the circumstances of his birth.
In an effort to combat domestic terrorism, Turnbull has called for a new sense of Patriotism. However, in my day-to-day experience, it just enables the racial divide further.
Despite the majority of Australians being in favour, a legal solution to euthanasia still evades us. Are our loved ones mere victims of bureaucracy, or is there something else at play?
As a nation, we hold our culinary diversity as a metaphor for the importance of our country. Food from everywhere, for everyone. However, is it the fare of the first peoples that we should advance?
According to the three cancer survivors I spoke to, beating the disease brings its own societal condition. You are a cancer person, act accordingly.
Despite the gender inequality in the business world, it is common to see women take the reigns in family businesses. We’re just a small part of a global trend.
I’ve spent the last nine months seeking rational news, in an effort to kill the lizard brain. Did it work? I don’t know, but here’s what I learned.
Creator of the World Economic Forum Klaus Schwab is a subscriber to the stakeholder theory, where every company is responsible for the society around them. But is it pipe-dream altruism, or the way forward?
The proposed changes do nothing but subject potential Australians to unnecessary financial hardship and a series of uniform tests to prove something unique as their “value”.
Keeping water sources clean has been a problem our species has always faced, however, Australian Rebekah Brown has an ingenious and easily applicable solution, especially in the third world. Genius.
The poor and the elderly seem to be viewed as two of the world’s greatest economic problems to be solved. Enter Rutger Bregman, a man with a logical plan.
Stepping out of the shadow of a working class existence, Ken Robinson looks to eloquently hit the education establishment where it hurts most. Right in the status quo.
Yuval Noah Harari is a dangerous thinker. In charting our recent past, he suggests the future will be one of technology, where we tear down religion and honour ourselves.
Valerie Rockefeller is a divisive, transformative figure, as she’s shifting from the fossil fuels that made her family rich to renewables. But, is it a move to secure the environment, or the next income stream?
To most of Australia, Hobart is place to holiday, or to avoid. But to the pioneering mind of Sir Tim Smit, its so much more.
As 75% of the world’s population will be living in cities by 2050, American visionary Benjamin Barber believes we should tear down nations in favour of an advanced network of global cities