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Have you thought about donating those old blankets to an animal shelter? Picture: iStock.

10 thoughtful ways to brighten someone's day

Because there is never a bad day to pay it forward.

Community Relationships Kindness
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About 1 year ago
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The volunteer run bike workshop in Perth.

What is Bicycles For Humanity?

 

How can a pushbike help someone living in poverty? That's a question I asked myself when researching brilliant Australian...

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It’s about listening to the stories of all of us at our best; the stories that weave us together as humans.

Five life lessons from an ageing activist

A 50-year journey of learning to appreciate my gifts and place them where they can make a difference; and of letting go of what...

Relationships Community Kindness
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About 1 year ago
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Engineer Mark Lesek is pushing the boundaries for better amputee outcomes.

This engineering amputee's an inspiration

 

When an engineer loses his right arm in an accident, game-changing developments in prosthetics follow.

Technology Fitness Health
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About 1 year ago
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The komodo dragon is giving scientists plenty to get excited about.

Can dragon blood help cystic fibrosis sufferers?

It sounds like something from a Game of Thrones episode.

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About 1 year ago
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Let's reflect on our capacity for compassion in today's society.

Where has all the compassion gone?

We would rather hurt the good people than accept a few bad people. Where has all the compassion gone?

Social Issues Opinion Kindness
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About 1 year ago
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When Karen and her daughters fell on hard times, Foodbank was there.

Who knows when you'll need a friend like Foodbank

 

This touching video is a timely reminder of how we're all just a few tragic life events from needing help to feed or house...

Social Issues Support a Cause Food
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About 1 year ago
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Going on to find work, thanks to Women For Women In Africa.

Women For Women In Africa making a difference

 

In part two of our Australian Charities Abroad series: Making a change in East Africa's largest slum

Africa Kindness Support a Cause
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About 1 year ago
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Thoughtful ways to help the homeless over winter

Five constructive ways to help the homeless over winter, without giving money.

Business Homeless Support a Cause Kindness
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It's 35 years since the Ash Wednesday bushfires in South Australia and Victoria claimed 75 lives and more than 2500 buildings.