Local Heroes

For the love of sisters

A Melbourne theatre director has given up her day job after being inspired by actor Samuel Johnson to fundraise for cancer research. Ruby Fleischer reports.

Imagine there’s no prisons

Idil Ali, a 22-year-old youth worker and grassroots activist, is part of a collective that advocates against a discriminatory prison system. Saredo Miguil reports.

Youth call out climate change

Young Australian activists helped make action on climate change a Federal election issue despite not being eligible to vote. Johanna Haglund reports.

The two of us

Two carers are helping each other endure against the odds. Megan Ceran reports.

Saving baby “just another day”

When a community worker arrived at work, he could not have imagined he was about to save a child’s life. Regina Micallef reports.