The QUO – Helping people and communities change the status quo
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A Brief History of Climate Terminology
A reflection on the connection between language and politics in climate discussions.
Our Environment
Sydney NSW, Australia
30 November -0001
Jews for Palestine: In conversation with Naama Carlin
Israeli-born writer and academic Naama Carlin explains how her relationship with Zionism and Palestine has changed.
Power & Policy
Sydney NSW, Australia
30 November -0001
Multicultural Care
How can we ensure that welfare programs are meeting the needs of our vibrantly multicultural population?
Power & Policy
Sydney NSW, Australia
30 November -0001
Protecting Pets and Families
Safe Pets Safe Families provides support for those fleeing domestic violence.
Health Care
South Australia, Australia
30 November -0001

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The culture of women and pain in Australia
While it is more acceptable for women to show symptoms of pain, their pain self-reports are taken less seriously.
Health Care
Sydney NSW, Australia
30 November -0001
Thyme for change: Schools plant local bush food gardens
The Tucker Bush for Schools program teaches students about Aboriginal culture and the importance of a sustainable food supply.
Our Environment
Perth WA, Australia
30 November -0001
Sewing the way to a plastic-free NSW
Boomerang Bags provides free, recycled bags to reduce plastic use.
30 November -0001
Bankstown Poetry Slam: A powerhouse of performance poetry
Women at the margins are front and centre at this slam.
30 November -0001
Homeless Period
Essentials for Women, The Period Project and Share The Dignity aim to make sanitary products accessible to people who are homeless.
Health Care
Perth WA, Australia
30 November -0001
Rehearsal for revolution: How theatre can improve disability healthcare
Rebus' participatory theatre is a call to activism and disability justice.
Health Care , Power & Policy
Canberra ACT, Australia
30 November -0001
Injecting Intersectionality into Art Practices
This is 18 is a global photography project depicting experiences of girlhood, run by women who acts as photographers, editors and designers.
Identity
Sydney NSW, Australia
30 November -0001
Australia's Seaweed Warrior
An intrepid scientist is transforming the science of seaweed into a sustainable business with an all-embracing vision…
Our Environment
Shoalhaven, NSW, Australia
30 November -0001
Queer Muslims, Islamophobia and mental health in the wake of Christchurch
Three members of the Muslim LGBTQIA+ community speak of how they reconcile their identity with their faith.
Minority Voices
Sydney NSW, Australia
30 November -0001
Becoming female: Chaye's transition
With almost half of transgender young people attempting suicide, we need to be telling more stories like Chaye's.
Minority Voices
Sydney NSW, Australia
30 November -0001
Indigenous Elders ask what it will take to stop the NT fracking industry
Larrakia Elder June Mills is appalled that the moratorium on fracking in NT has ended.
First Nations
Northern Territory, Australia
30 November -0001
Three Australian Muslims talk solidarity after the Christchurch shooting
Yusra, Fahad and Samantha speak up about tangible ways Australians outside the Muslim community can show their support.
Minority Voices
Sydney NSW, Australia
30 November -0001
Reduce, Reuse, Reground
Reground turns ground coffee waste into a resource.
Our Environment
Melbourne VIC, Australia
30 November -0001
Boys don't cry: Talking mental health in the barbershop
Might & Mane encourages men to check in with their mental health as often as they get their hair cut.
Health Care
Sydney NSW, Australia
30 November -0001
Fighting to end slavery in the 21st century
Modern day slavey is alive and well in Australia within the supply chain of big business.
Power & Policy
Melbourne VIC, Australia
30 November -0001
Female voices of colour are making a groove on the nation's literary landscape
Australian feminists of colour are refusing to let their unique literary works be undercut by the mainstream .
Identity
Sydney NSW, Australia
30 November -0001
Is the actor an agent of colonisation who we are neglecting to address?
Tokelauan Fijian actress Emele Ugavule believes conversations around diversity must fundamentally challenge the role of the actor.
Minority Voices
Sydney NSW, Australia
30 November -0001
Kosciusko National Park is worth fighting for
Reclaim Kosci believes wild horses pose a direct threat to the ecosystem of Kosciusko National Park and the NSW government must do more.
Our Environment
Mount Kosciuszko, Kosciuszko National Park NSW 2627, Australia
30 November -0001