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‘Helping others is the most satisfying thing you can do in life’: Nicola Forrest

Tue, 19 Jun 2018

Co-founder of the Minderoo Foundation, Nicola Forrest, talks about the Forrests’ philanthropic journey and why she’s excited about the next generation.

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The journey is the learning: Paul Wheelton

Tue, 14 Nov 2017

Paul Wheelton AM shares thoughts about his PhD in hindsight, what it feels like to be the only male delegate at an international conference of high net worth donors, and more.

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Opening doors: The Snow Foundation

Mon, 16 Oct 2017

Georgina Byron explains why humility, collaboration and transparency are the cornerstones of The Snow Foundation’s philanthropy.

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Lessons from the trenches: Ian Darling

Tue, 10 Oct 2017

The Philanthropy Leader of the Year on storytelling for social change, leadership lessons from the Richmond Football Club and what it takes to stop your philanthropic dollars from going backwards.

Now’s the time to fund innovation in the disability sector

Fri, 14 Jun 2024

The idea for Hireup - an online network for people with disability to find, hire and manage their own support workers - was in its infancy when my sister and Co-CEO, Laura, applied for an Innovation Fellowship with The Myer Foundation.

Working from home, on the challenges of alcohol detox

Fri, 14 Jun 2024

Pia has more than two decades of experience in healthcare economics and was working in a big role with a global consulting firm when the moment arrived: she realised she had a problem with alcohol.

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