Change Agents

Individuals who are changing the society in which we all live. An Artist and the 2021 Australian of the Year are inspiring change through their shared platforms of advocacy and art.

- 'Change Agents' Podcast Series was Bronze Winner at New York Festival Awards


Homeless with a mortgage: Lismore's vulnerable look for a post-flood future


Homeless organisations in NSW’s Northern Rivers region say a severe lack of housing is ‘catastrophic’ for the most vulnerable as the area recovers from devastating floods.


The Australian importer working to preserve traditional Japanese metalwork skills


Yuko Nakao is passionate about keeping traditional Japanese metalwork skills alive. Through her Sydney-based import business, she has introduced Australians, including chefs and florists, to Japanese blades many of which are produced using ancient samurai sword making skills.

Musical prodigies: The price of success in South Korea


The small nation of South Korea is bursting at the seams with talent and tenacity, with young musical prodigies fighting for a spot on the world stage.


Would you let someone at risk of homelessness stay with you? Christi convinces San Franciscans to say 'yes'


Despite – or maybe because of San Francisco's significant wealth - the city has become notorious for its highly-visible homeless population. Now, a small number of dedicated volunteers are taking people into their own homes.


Illicit Medicine


Is the war on drugs holding us back from developing new therapies, and denying people viable treatments? Or should medication based on illicit drugs be more tightly restricted?


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