Every action is born of experience. The QUO curate stories that will help broaden our understanding of what is happening around us, and inspire action. Based on the lived experiences of our contributors, the stories here cover issues that are at the heart of our development as a community.
"I learned to love my legs when my husband lost use of his." Six years ago, Sophia's husband Rob developed a rare neurological disorder that left him with a mobility impairment. She shares their experience of navigating the healthcare system and public spaces where people with disabilities are not always made to feel welcome.
"The government needs to play a really strong role in making sure gentrification doesn't destroy neighbourhoods." Keegan interviews documentary photographer Tom Payne on his work for the #WeLiveHere2017 campaign, a social action project that celebrates Waterloo.
"Homelessness and rough sleepers aren't actually the problem. The problem is a lack of universal affordable housing." Lanz Priestley lets us into the overlooked world of his Safe Space Kitchen in Martin Place.