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Nev Hyman with village elder in Vanuatu credit Ted Grambeau Photography/Nev House
Class: society-style
Australian surfing icon delivers sustainable houses for communities in need
From surfboards to sustainable shelters, Nev Hyman’s latest startup is providing safe, affordable housing to some of the world’s most vulnerable people. His low-cost houses are cyclone-proof, built al ...
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Local people from the Arabian Desert in Jordan helping Mina draw water from a well
Class: society-style
MINA GULI: Athlete, educator, water-saving wonder woman
Beijing-based Australian Mina Guli is educating students around China about the severity of the global water crisis and raising awareness by completing superhuman challenges.
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Image provided by CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), credit James Gathany
Class: science-style | science-style | society-style
Australia's mosquito men
An international team of scientists led by Professor Scott O’Neill of Monash University has developed a natural method to reduce the spread of dengue fever across the tropics. He and fellow Australian ...
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Class: society-style
A drop in the bucket Tags: Water
Twenty years ago, Rhett Butler saw many children in developing regions drinking polluted water. As a result, he developed a unique solution that led to the formation of Skyjuice, an organisation that ...
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Foundation of Young Australians CEO, Jan Owen
Class: society-style
Advocating for Australia's youthTags: Inspiring Australian Women
Meet Jan Owen, chief executive of the Foundation for Young Australians (FYA) and tireless campaigner for Australia's young people. Jan's work with FYA is gaining international interest because of her ...
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Yanti Turang
Class: society-style
Yanti Turang
Yanti Turang is the eternal optimist but only after surviving Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans did she decide to help others help themselves. Founding LearnToLive, a New Orleans-based humanitarian org ...
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Yassmin Abdel-Magied
Class: society-style
Yassmin Abdel-MagiedTags: Inspiring Australian Women
Yassmin Abdel-Magied is leading by example in her drive to encourage women into engineering and to broaden awareness of Australian Muslims. With a love of cars and motorsports and a passion for social ...
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Viv Bejamin
Class: society-style
Viv BenjaminTags: Inspiring Australian Women
Viv Benjamin believes history shapes us but we shape the future. Reading her background it’s clear where her fighting spirit, determination to right injustices and ambition come from. From fundraisin ...
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Samah Hadid
Class: society-style
Samah HadidTags: Inspiring Australian Women
Samah Hadid is a determined campaigner for the rights of women and a more equitable world. Proud to be defined by her Muslim heritage, Samah has dedicated most of her life to campaigning for human rig ...
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