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Arts, Culture and Society 9 min read

Mother Tongue

by Rosemarie Milsom

People in the Hunter and around the country are using a unique community program to keep Indigenous languages alive.

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A life purpose born from mother’s trauma

Health and Wellbeing 11 min read

A life purpose born from mother’s trauma

by Carmen Swadling

Every day in Ethiopia 27 to 33 women die due to birth-related complications. Teketo Tegegne has made it his life’s purpose to protect new mothers and future generations.

The op-shop funding global cancer research

Our Communities 7 min read

The op-shop funding global cancer research

by Gemma Wolk

Tucked away in Rutherford, New South Wales, lies an unassuming second-hand store whose dedicated volunteers have quietly raised millions for Hunter researchers combating cancer.

Be Gentle on Yourself

Our Communities 7 min read

Be Gentle on Yourself

by Melinda Schneider

In 2018, Australian country music icon Melinda Schneider suddenly found herself in the paralysing grip of depression. Now she's helping other Australians find their way back from the brink.