Nance Haxton

Nance Haxton has proven her excellent reporting track record over more than two decades, winning Australian journalism’s most prestigious honour – a Walkley Award – for the second time in 2012. She has a passion for justice, and sees her main motivation for working in journalism as giving those who do not normally have access … Continue reading Nance Haxton

Uncle Desmond Sandy

For more than 60,000 years, Aboriginal Civilisation has been led by Headsmen throughout the various regions. In the greater Brisbane region, Uncle Desmond Sandy is a Head Headsman, a position that would accord him the title of 'King' in European society, and a status that distinguishes him above others. Uncle Desmond is a Yuggara man … Continue reading Uncle Desmond Sandy

Peter Neville

Peter Neville worked as a panel beater for 30 years before securing a position with the Brisbane City Council as a bus driver. He became a member of the Rail Tram and Bus Union and was a Union delegate at Carina Bus Depot for around nine years.   Ill health forced Peter out of workplace in … Continue reading Peter Neville

Amanda Alford

Amanda Alford is the Director Policy and Advocacy at the National Association of Community Legal Centres (NACLC), the peak body for all community legal centres in Australia. Amanda undertakes a wide range of strategic advocacy both domestically and internationally primarily on human rights and access to justice issues. Amanda has experience in government, including at … Continue reading Amanda Alford

Max Hardy

Max specialises in appreciative models of collaborative governance, collective impact and designing, facilitating and evaluating deliberative community engagement processes. Max is an Associate of Collaboration for Impact, Australia’s leading organisation for learning how to respond to complexity through effective collaboration. In 2017 Max delivered a TedxTalk, titled ‘Questions Change Everything’, and he has co-authored two … Continue reading Max Hardy

Majella Ballard

Hands Up Mallee Presentation Hands Up Mallee Links Majella is one of the Project Officers on the Hands Up Mallee Backbone team. Majella holds a degree in Management, is currently studying psychology and is passionate about systems practice, that leads social change and shifts social determinants of health. With a diverse career across business and … Continue reading Majella Ballard

Tim Dunlop

Tim Dunlop is a writer, academic, and author. He has a PhD in political philosophy, and teaches at the Centre for Advancing Journalism at the University of Melbourne. He has written and broadcast extensively on US and Australian politics, the media, and the future of work. His first book, The New Front Page: New Media … Continue reading Tim Dunlop