The QUO – Helping people and organisations change the status quo
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On My Feet: A unique approach to homelessness
On My Feet provides a hand up, not a hand out, by upskilling the people it seeks to support.
Minority Voices
Perth
30 November -0001
Girls Rock! Sydney
Other Organisations

Girls Rock! Sydney aims to inspire girls, trans and non-binary youth by amplifying their voices through music.
2042
30 November -0001
Grandmothers Against the Detention of Refugee Children
A team of gutsy grandmas are speaking up for children trapped in both onshore and offshore Australian detention centres.
Migration & Displacement
Sydney NSW, Australia
30 November -0001
The Facebook group delivering a hug in a box to struggling farmers
Doing it for our farmers is a people-powered Facebook group of over 13,000 members dedicated to supporting drought-affected local farmers.
Our Environment
Runnymede Queensland, Australia
30 November -0001

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Natasha's Remedy for Healing: Creativity, plants and Ayurveda
Natasha’s distance from the Singhalese parts of her identity created a sense of dislocation from her culture that only creativity remedies.
Identity , Health Care
Melbourne VIC, Australia
30 November -0001
Crocheting Dissent
Naomi Hamer uses textiles to destabilise the contentious arena of the Australian Government’s treatment of refugees.
Migration & Displacement
Sydney NSW, Australia
30 November -0001
What inter-Korean peace means to Korean-Australians and South Koreans
After decades of being technically at war, how could the 2018 summit herald a new beginning for North and South Korea?
Minority Voices
Sydney NSW, Australia
30 November -0001
'Me too.'
Tarana Burke and two words sparked a global movement, but how close are we really to eradicating sexual harassment in the workplace?
Minority Voices
Sydney NSW, Australia
30 November -0001
Stop the Bloodbath
Urge the Governor of Taiji not to sign a hunting permit condemning innocent dolphins to death this year.
30 November -0001
 Michael Mohammed Ahmad talks Sweatshop, fiction, and “Leb” identity.
Michael Mohammed Ahmad's Western Sydney literacy movement Sweatshop is reclaiming ownership of a narrative taken over by mainstream writers.
Identity , Minority Voices
Lakemba NSW, Australia
30 November -0001
Rafeif Ismail captures the cross-cultural experience through fiction
This Greens Senate candidate and accomplished writer unpacks the complexities of her identity as an Australian of Sudanese descent.
Identity , Power & Policy
Perth WA, Australia
30 November -0001
The Sydney Story Factory teaches marginalised youth the art of storytelling
The Sydney Story factory empowers marginalised young people to tell their own stories.
Minority Voices
The Sydney Story Factory, Redfern Street, Redfern NSW, Australia
30 November -0001
The V-word
As a self-identified vegan skeptical of moral absolutism, Gia examines the perks of the reducetarian movement.
Identity
Cronulla NSW, Australia
30 November -0001
She Speaks: Female spoken-word poets in the spotlight
Girls on Key provides an opportunity to showcase your poetry and artistic work in a safe space, raising funds for Writing Through Fences.
All Topics
199 Glebe Point Road, Glebe NSW, Australia
30 November -0001
Salmon wrapped in...wool?
Woolcool uses waste wool to create 100% renewable packaging that outperforms polystyrene.
Our Environment
Melbourne VIC, Australia
30 November -0001
Action for Dolphins
Animal Welfare

AFD works to stop cruelty to marine animals. We use the court system, lobby governments and bring high impact advocacy campaigns.
30 November -0001
Living positively with HIV
Ankali Project pairs volunteers with people living with HIV to improve their social and emotional wellbeing in the face of ongoing stigma.
Health Care , Minority Voices
Sydney NSW, Australia
30 November -0001
Using faith to find stillness and belonging in the Lebanese diaspora: A feature on Shireen Taweel
Shireen Taweel is a Lebanese-Australian artist inspired by cross-cultural interactions and her identity as a Muslim woman.
Identity
Parramatta Artists Studios, Parramatta NSW, Australia
30 November -0001
Head of the NSW Crime Unit Deb Wallace talks being a female detective
Deb Wallace talks about being the first female Superintendent of Gang Crime, taking on Alan Jones and her loyalty to the Parramatta Eels.
Iconoclasts
Parramatta Police Station, Marsden Street, Parramatta NSW, Australia
30 November -0001
Food for (sustainable) thought
How can we change our everyday consumption habits to minimise food waste?
Our Environment
Wollongong NSW, Australia
30 November -0001
Sydney Story Factory
Helping young people find their voice.
All Topics
The Sydney Story Factory, Redfern Street, Redfern NSW, Australia
30 November -0001
Fred Hollows helps Rohingya refugees with cataract surgery
Of the near-700,000 Rohingya refugees, almost 50,000 are in need of cataract surgery.
Health Care
Fred Hollows Foundation, Dunning Avenue, Rosebery NSW, Australia
30 November -0001