Episode 36 - Stacey Aslangul
Igniting Change Podcast
by Igniting Change
1y ago
For women involved in street based sex work in St Kilda, and young women and girls affected by sexual exploitation, St Kilda Gatehouse is a beacon of hope. We speak to CEO Stacey Aslangul on how the Gatehouse provides spaces of belonging and safety, and opportunities for social connection for women tackling complex issues ..read more
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Episode 35 - Ellen Jacobsen
Igniting Change Podcast
by Igniting Change
1y ago
We meet Ellen Jacobsen - the Social Impact Manager at HoMie, a not-for-profit streetwear label that seeks to support young people affected by homelessness or hardship. HoMie’s mission is to break down the stigma associated with homelessness, and to equip these young people with the skills and confidence to be more work-ready and better prepared for their future ..read more
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Episode 9 - Martin Flanagan
Igniting Change Podcast
by Igniting Change
1y ago
Martin Flanagan is our final guest for this first series of our podcast. Journalist, writer and proud Tasmanian, Martin has been embedded with Igniting Change for the past 12 months, and now he’s writing about what he has learned ..read more
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Episode 7 - Jane Vadiveloo
Igniting Change Podcast
by Igniting Change
1y ago
Our guest in episode 7 is Jane Vadiveloo, who runs Children's Ground - a charity working in the Northern Territory with First Nations families to realise their dreams for the next generation of children. It’s an ambitious and highly rewarding 25 year project in which Igniting Change has been involved since its inception ..read more
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Episode 4 - Anne Hooker
Igniting Change Podcast
by Igniting Change
1y ago
Episode 4 features Anne Hooker, the youth development officer at Melbourne’s Port Phillip Prison’s Penhyn Unit. A fierce advocate for the young men she works with, Anne’s vision for the youth unit has been lauded locally and internationally ..read more
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Episode 2 - Mariam Issa
Igniting Change Podcast
by Igniting Change
1y ago
Episode two features Mariam Issa, a Somalian refugee whose struggle to gain a foothold in this land was aided by Igniting Change, who supported her dream of a healing garden in her backyard, and building a community of strong, empowered women ..read more
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Episode 34 - George Newhouse
Igniting Change Podcast
by Igniting Change
1y ago
Human rights lawyer George Newhouse could easily have continued working in corporate law in New York and London. Instead he returned home and co-founded the National Justice Project - where he uses the law in ways that support and advance social justice for asylum seekers, youth detainees and First Nations people. George shares his story on Season Five of the Igniting Change Podcast ..read more
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Episode 33 - Carly Stanley
Igniting Change Podcast
by Igniting Change
1y ago
A proud Wiradjuri Woman, born and raised on Gadigal land, Carly Stanley has dedicated her life to helping her people. Carly is the Founder and CEO of Deadly Connections, an organisation working to break the cycles of intergenerational disadvantage and trauma, so that the First Nations people of Australia can thrive, not just survive ..read more
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Episode 32 - Melanie Sheppard
Igniting Change Podcast
by Igniting Change
1y ago
Melanie Sheppard is an Australian writer, a story teller and a passionate activist and advocate for women's rights and social justice. Whilst many of us were doing a little less in lockdown, Melanie led an incredible donation drive to support the communities most affected by this once in a generation pandemic ..read more
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Episode 31 - Ian Seal
Igniting Change Podcast
by Igniting Change
1y ago
As the founder of Three For All, Ian Seal is making a difference. He and his team work passionately with LGBTQIA+ people seeking asylum to meet their own needs and achieve their own goals, and to support the local heroes in these communities changing lives ..read more
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