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Maddie’s passion for inclusion

Vibrant Maddie makes every minute count, whether she is studying, cooking, walking, listening to music or… Read more

Chris’s accessibility quest

When Vision Australia Manager of Government Relations and Advocacy Chris Edwards talks accessibility and inclusion, people… Read more

Rachael swims her way to the top

Para-swimmer world record holder, gold medallist and triplet Rachael Watson is a true example of hard… Read more

Lily raises her voice

Softly spoken 19-year-old Lily has been on quite the journey ever since she decided to enter… Read more

Tim’s trailblazing path

Tim is the first ever Australian to land a wheelchair backflip, which he achieved in 2016.… Read more

Jason Hooper’s sporting love affair

Gold medal winning athlete, Jason Hooper was born with Aperts Syndrome, which affects his hands and… Read more

Many strings to Mali’s bow

Written by Carly Findlay, OAM Vanamali Hermans (or Mali for short) is a Wiradjuri, Irish and… Read more

Nikki’s fashion mission

Written by Carly Findlay, OAM Nikki Hind works as a fashion designer. While she’s always been… Read more

Oliver’s brush with creativity

By anyone’s standards, Oliver Mills is a high achiever. At just 32 years old, this creative… Read more

Doctor of many talents

Written by Carly Findlay, OAM Dr Dinesh Palipana OAM works at the Gold Coast University Hospital… Read more