Stories

Hear from everyday Australians on the stories that shaped their lives and how they navigated some of life’s challenges.

Dealing With Change

The joys and struggles of becoming a father

Becoming a father is an incredible, life-changing experience. It’s also bloody hard work at times! These dads share some insights as to their experiences as …

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Relationships

My story: the friendships I value the most

Talking and sharing with people who will listen and acknowledge how we are feeling can leave us feeling a little less lonely and a bit …

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Dealing With Change

My story: Bede Durbidge

Bede Durbidge is a former Pipe Master, Triple Crown Champion, and World Surf League veteran. Durbidge, who incredibly returned to elite level competition at the …

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Mental Health

My story: A simple conversation saved my life

Plumber, actor, and mental health advocate Justin Geange shares his story about being diagnosed with a mental illness and the tools and supports he has …

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Dealing With Change

My story: Redundancy, loss, and the importance of friendships

Andy speaks of his experience dealing with job loss and redundancy, along with the loss of a loved one, and how the connection with friends …

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Dealing With Change

My story: My prostate cancer diagnosis

Tim Baker is an award-winning author, journalist and storyteller specializing in surfing history and culture, working across a wide variety of media from books and …

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Healthy Lifestyle

My story: Mark ‘Occy’ Occhilupo

Ranked third in the world at 17, Mark Occhilupo looked set to sweep all before him with a radical, spontaneous, irresistible brand of surfing. Yet …

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