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Abdi Aden

Abdi Aden

Abdi grew up in Mogadishu until the outbreak of Somalia’s devastating civil war separated […]
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Adam Elliot

Adam Elliot

Adam Elliot is not only the Academy Award winning animator of Harvie Krumpet, but […]
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Ben Cryan

Ben Cryan

Ben Cryan achieved the unachievable. After falling from his surfboard onto a coral reef […]
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Bri Lee Sydney-based writer and author Eggshell Skull

Bri Lee

Bri Lee is a Sydney-based author, freelance writer, and speaker. After graduating from the […]
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Carly Findlay

Carly Findlay

Carly Findlay is an award-winning writer, speaker and appearance activist. Her first book, a […]
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Chris Turney

Chris Turney

Chris is an Australian and British professor of Earth science and author of three […]
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Daniel Witthaus

Daniel Witthaus

Daniel Witthaus has spent the past two decades challenging homophobia one cuppa at a […]
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David Nyuol Vincent

David Nyuol Vincent

David Nyuol Vincent is one of the Lost Boys of Sudan. He was trained […]
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Deng Adut

Deng Adut

Deng Adut is an internationally renowned criminal lawyer, a community leader, refugee, author and […]
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Donna Campisi

Donna Campisi

Donna Campisi is an adventurer at heart. She’s an inspiring speaker, author, blogger, and […]
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Eddie Ayres

Eddie Ayres

Eddie Ayres is a musical adventurer, teacher, writer, broadcaster and transgender man. He was […]
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Esther Mackay

Esther McKay

Esther Mckay is a retired forensic investigator, bestselling author and social justice campaigner. She […]
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Jacinta Parsons

Jacinta Parsons

Jacinta Parsons is a broadcaster, radio maker, writer and public speaker who currently co-hosts […]
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Jess Hill

Jess Hill

Jess Hill is an investigative journalist who has written and researched domestic abuse since […]
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Jesse Fink

Jesse Fink

Jesse Fink has worked in journalism and publishing for over 20 years in various […]
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Justin Heazlewood

Justin Heazlewood

Justin Heazlewood is an award-winning triple-threat of writer, musician & comedian. As The Bedroom […]
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Khadija Glba

Khadija Gbla

Differences in culture and background are simply that – differences. Not better or worse, […]
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Lauren Burns

Lauren Burns

Lauren Burns created sporting history by winning the first Olympic gold medal for Taekwondo […]
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Luke Ryan

Luke Ryan

Luke Ryan is a Melbourne-based writer, comedian and two-time cancer survivor. His first book, […]
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Luke Kennedy

Luke S. Kennedy

Luke S. Kennedy was formerly an obese alcoholic and drug addict. He was leader […]
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Maria Katsonis

Maria Katsonis

Maria Katsonis is a Public Policy Fellow at the University of Melbourne where she […]
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Mariam Issa

Mariam Issa

Speaker, author, storyteller, community builder. At age 30, Mariam Issa moved to a suburb […]
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Mike Rolls

Mike Rolls

For Mike Rolls, adversity is a part of life, it’s not a question of […]
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Nick Bracks

Nick Bracks

Nick Bracks is a mental health advocate who speaks candidly on his struggle with […]
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Ruth Clare

Ruth Clare

Ruth Clare is a Melbourne-based author and speaker. Her memoir Enemy: A Daughter’s Story […]
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Sami Shah

Sami Shah

Sami Shah is a multi-award winning writer, comedian and the co-host of Breakfast on […]
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Sian Prior

Sian Prior

Sian Prior is probably best known as an ABC radio presenter, a columnist and […]
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Tammy Van Wisse

Tammy van Wisse

Tammy van Wisse is sheer inspiration. She has swum one-and-a-half times around the planet, […]
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Tara Moss

Tara Moss is an author, journalist, TV documentary presenter, speaker, human rights advocate and […]
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Tommy Dassalo

Tommy Dassalo

With his youthful exuberance, charming storytelling and wickedly sharp turn-of-phrase, Tommy Dassalo has fast […]
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