• Make your positive mark on this country!

    Victoria Kvisle     |      June 16, 2014

    Migrants always have made a huge contribution to the quality of life we enjoy as Australians. Victoria Kvisle tells the story of how she and her family became involved in a charity funding research into cancer.

  • Open letter to Parliamentarians: Dying without pain and with dignity

    Hani Montan     |      June 13, 2014

    Voluntary assisted dying is a sensitive topic that affects the whole of society. Hani Montan asks all members of states and federal Parliaments to reveal how they stand on this issue.

  • Go Red for Women

    Open Forum     |      June 10, 2014

    Go Red this June and raise money to help beat the single biggest killer of Australian women. The Heart Foundation is leading the fight against heart disease. Dress red, eat red … Anything goes as long as it’s red.

  • Create a more mentally healthy workplace

    Brian Graetz     |      June 6, 2014

    A lot of business owners and managers still believe that mental health at the workplace is not an important issue. Brian Graetz says the Heads Up campaign by beyondblue wants to change that perception and help workplaces to be as mentally healthy as possible.

  • Going Red in the fight against our No.1 killer

    Mary Barry     |      May 21, 2014

    Heart disease is the single biggest killer of women in Australia. Mary Barry, National CEO of the Heart Foundation, says that knowing your risk is the first step to stopping heart disease.

  • The hidden heroes

    Rob Ramjan     |      May 16, 2014

    There is still a lot of stigma attached to schizophrenia. Rob Ramjan hopes that Schizophrenia Awareness Week will help to clear some of the misunderstandings around this hidden and often feared illness.

  • Fasting and dealing with imperfection

    Aaron Travers     |      May 16, 2014

    Supported fasting has been proven to have lasting health benefits, but is quite intimidating for many. Aaron Travers says it’s not about being perfect, but rather being present and allowing for moments of weakness.

  • Why is learning difficult for children with autism?

    Giacomo Vivanti     |      May 9, 2014

    There is still a lot of research to be done around the impact of early learning programs on the development of young children with autism. Dr Giacomo Vivanti shares some first results.

  • Have fun and raise funds this Mother’s Day

    Michelle McLean     |      May 9, 2014

    This Sunday the Mother’s Day Classic fun run and walk will support research into breast cancer treatment and prevention. Michelle McLean is leading the Boardroom Challenge as top fundraiser nationally and has a very personal reason to do so.

  • The power of mindfulness to transform your world

    Elise Bialylew     |      May 6, 2014

    Mindful in May is a one month campaign that teaches meditation and at the same time helps bring clean water to those in developing countries. Elise Bialylew explains why everyone should meditate regularly.

  • Conversation at the end of a life well lived

    Don Campbell     |      April 11, 2014

    Watching a loved person die is painful and confronting. Don Campbell urges patients and their families to have their own difficult conversations in advance to help doctors provide compassionate care at the end of a life well lived.

  • Integrate self care into health policy

    Deon Schoombie     |      April 8, 2014

    The current health care system is under enormous pressure. Deon Schoombie, Executive Director of the Australian Self Medication Industry, wants a national conversation on how self care can be more fully integrated into our health care policy.