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#YesAllMen must take responsibility for the darker side of masculinity
Want to see men actively tackling some of the problems associated with toxic masculinity? Watch Marty Smiley's new documentary, #YesAllMen.
Identity
30 November -0001
Championing children to reduce food waste
With OzHarvest's FEAST program, primary school children learn how to reduce their food waste and become "food fighters".
Our Environment
30 November -0001
Asian Australian art goes online
How can social media boost the profile of Asian Australian art?
30 November -0001
Conversations to save the planet
The ACF's "Count Me In" campaign supports communities to have a million conversations about the climate leading up to the next election.
Our Environment
Adelaide SA, Australia
30 November -0001

It starts in your own backyard

Find out what is happening near you.

Queer festival Fambo celebrates all kinds of families
Fambo is a subversive celebration putting queer families and culture front and centre.
Minority Voices
107, Redfern Street, Redfern NSW, Australia
30 November -0001
On My Feet: A unique approach to homelessness
On My Feet provides a hand up, not a hand out, by upskilling the people it seeks to support.
Minority Voices
Perth WA, Australia
30 November -0001
Girls Rock! Sydney
Other Organisations

Girls Rock! Sydney aims to inspire girls, trans and non-binary youth by amplifying their voices through music.
Enmore NSW, Australia
30 November -0001
Grandmothers Against the Detention of Refugee Children
A team of gutsy grandmas are speaking up for children trapped in both onshore and offshore Australian detention centres.
Migration & Displacement
Sydney NSW, Australia
30 November -0001
The Facebook group delivering a hug in a box to struggling farmers
Doing it for our farmers is a people-powered Facebook group of over 13,000 members dedicated to supporting drought-affected local farmers.
Our Environment
Runnymede Queensland, Australia
30 November -0001
Natasha's Remedy for Healing: Creativity, plants and Ayurveda
Natasha’s distance from the Singhalese parts of her identity created a sense of dislocation from her culture that only creativity remedies.
Identity , Health Care
Melbourne VIC, Australia
30 November -0001
Crocheting Dissent
Naomi Hamer uses textiles to destabilise the contentious arena of the Australian Government’s treatment of refugees.
Migration & Displacement
Sydney NSW, Australia
30 November -0001
What inter-Korean peace means to Korean-Australians and South Koreans
After decades of being technically at war, how could the 2018 summit herald a new beginning for North and South Korea?
Minority Voices
Sydney NSW, Australia
30 November -0001
'Me too.'
Tarana Burke and two words sparked a global movement, but how close are we really to eradicating sexual harassment in the workplace?
Minority Voices
Sydney NSW, Australia
30 November -0001
Stop the Bloodbath
Urge the Governor of Taiji not to sign a hunting permit condemning innocent dolphins to death this year.
30 November -0001
 Michael Mohammed Ahmad talks Sweatshop, fiction, and “Leb” identity.
Michael Mohammed Ahmad's Western Sydney literacy movement Sweatshop is reclaiming ownership of a narrative taken over by mainstream writers.
Identity , Minority Voices
Lakemba NSW, Australia
30 November -0001
Rafeif Ismail captures the cross-cultural experience through fiction
This Greens Senate candidate and accomplished writer unpacks the complexities of her identity as an Australian of Sudanese descent.
Identity , Power & Policy
Perth WA, Australia
30 November -0001
The Sydney Story Factory teaches marginalised youth the art of storytelling
The Sydney Story factory empowers marginalised young people to tell their own stories.
Minority Voices
The Sydney Story Factory, Redfern Street, Redfern NSW, Australia
30 November -0001
The V-word
As a self-identified vegan skeptical of moral absolutism, Gia examines the perks of the reducetarian movement.
Identity
Cronulla NSW, Australia
30 November -0001
She Speaks: Female spoken-word poets in the spotlight
Girls on Key provides an opportunity to showcase your poetry and artistic work in a safe space, raising funds for Writing Through Fences.
All Topics
199 Glebe Point Road, Glebe NSW, Australia
30 November -0001
Salmon wrapped in...wool?
Woolcool uses waste wool to create 100% renewable packaging that outperforms polystyrene.
Our Environment
Melbourne VIC, Australia
30 November -0001
Action for Dolphins
Animal Welfare

AFD works to stop cruelty to marine animals. We use the court system, lobby governments and bring high impact advocacy campaigns.
30 November -0001
Living positively with HIV
Ankali Project pairs volunteers with people living with HIV to improve their social and emotional wellbeing in the face of ongoing stigma.
Health Care , Minority Voices
Sydney NSW, Australia
30 November -0001