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Every fortnight Bank Australia brings you a series of conversations about the ways you can create a positive impact for the community and the planet. You will hear real stories from people who are at the frontline of social change and see how individuals and businesses can work collaboratively towards common goals.

We are always looking for good stories. Get in touch with us: podcast@bankaust.com.au  or find us on iTunes to keep track of our shows. 

#3 Hollie Fifer, a young filmmaker who gives people a voice

In our podcast Hollie tells about her first feature length doco The Opposition. Set in the Paga Hill community in PNG the story uncovers a fight by the local people for their right to stay in their homes. As a film director, Hollie chose to be an active observer by showing this story to as many people as she can and finding a way to make change.

#2 Kalpona Akter and Phil Robertson: ethical fashion is possible

Interview with Kalpona Akter, a former child worker in the Bangladesh garment industry and Phil Robertson, Human Rights Watch Deputy Director, Asia Division. 
We discuss consumer choices and their impact on the garment industry and the responsibility that fashion brands have to take to secure safety and fair wages to factory workers.
Find the video interview here www.youtube.com/watch?v=xtlxo1yIUiE

#1 Through the lens of HRAFF

Celebrating the first big anniversary of the Human Rights and Arts Film Festival (HRAFF). Evelyn Tadros, a co-founder of the festival, talks about the role HRAFF plays in today’s discussion about human rights and its ability to create a community of people passionate about social change. 

 

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