On Purpose podcast
Summary: Bank Australia brings you a series of conversations about the ways you can create a positive impact for the community and the planet. You will hear real stories from people who are at the frontline of social change and see how individuals and businesses can work collaboratively towards common goals.
Keeping one homeless person on the street costs $30.000-40.000 to the budget per year. The simplified employment process of The Big Issue gives the most marginalised members of the society a chance to earn income. Emma O'Halloran from Australia's longest standing social enterprise and Bank Australia customer The Big Issue tells about their business model and future projects to tackle homelessness on a different level. Subscribe to our podcast here or on iTunes itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/on-pu…d1231942862?mt=2
Victorian regional organisation Zoe Support refutes the stereotypes about young parenting equipping young mothers with confidence and sense of belonging. With the founder, Anne Webster, we discuss the labels acquired by the cultural upbringing, financial sustainability of a social enterprise and lost sense of community that is crucial in her work. Subscribe to our podcast here or on iTunes https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/on-purpose-podcast/id1231942862?mt=2
What is the essence of the indigenous leadership and how can we secure Australian cultural identity through ancestry stories? We ask the co-chair of Reconciliation Victoria Belinda Duarte. Subscribe on iTunes https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/on-purpose-podcast/id1231942862?mt=2
What are the principles that guide Human Rights Watch to work on a specific issue or crisis? How are Australia's actions in the South East Asia and its policy affect the region? Our guests, Iain Levine, program director at Human Rights Watch and Phil Robertson, deputy director of Human Rights Watch's Asia division discuss the area of human rights and the real actions that have positive impact.
Together with Guy Abrahams, the Co-founder of CLIMARTE, we discuss the anthropological influence on climate change and the success story of the message received from the arts outweighing the money value received from the big oil company.
In our podcast Hollie tells about her first feature length doco The Opposition. Set in the Paga Hill community in PNG the story uncovers a fight by the local people for their right to stay in their homes. As a film director, Hollie chose to be an active observer by showing this story to as many people as she can and finding a way to make change.
Interview with Kalpona Akter, a former child worker in the Bangladesh garment industry and Phil Robertson, Human Rights Watch Deputy Director, Asia Division. We discuss consumer choices and their impact on the garment industry and the responsibility that fashion brands have to take to secure safety and fair wages to factory workers. Find the video interview here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xtlxo1yIUiE
Evelyn Tadros, a co-founder of the Human Rights and Arts Film Festival, (HRAFF) talks about the role the festival plays in today’s discussion about human rights.