social change

When Fear Trumps Fact

As the dust begins to settle on Australia’s 2016 federal election, concerns are being raised about one of the clear outcomes – the return of Pauline Hanson and One Nation. The political…

‘Purpose’ influences consumer choice

The recent global GoodPurpose consumer study has revealed some interesting findings. Consumers in Brazil, China, India, and Mexico are more likely to purchase and promote brands that support good causes…

Wooden Radios revitalise village

Magno is a social enterprise in Indonesia that integrates product design, traditional craftsmanship, new technology and sustainable practices. The founder, Singgih S. Kartono, together with a team of 30 young and skilled…

National Apology to the Stolen Generations

“I move: That today we honour the indigenous peoples of this land, the oldest continuing cultures in human history. We reflect on their past mistreatment. We reflect in particular on the mistreatment…

To vote or not to vote…

I was reminded recently by someone who is not registered to vote and refuses to, of the school of thought around ‘conscientious objection’ and choosing not to engage in the ‘democratic process’.…