Ross Gittins - Growth and the Australian Economy
Ross Gittins is one of Australia’s most respected and widely read economics journalists. For 40 years, his analysis has been compulsory reading for everyone from high school students to our treasurers. But over the years, he’s also come to realise that there is more to life than economics.
Size: 8.23mb |
Duration: 17:58 |
Dr Neil Thomson - Mercy Ships
Dr Neil Thomson is a head and neck surgeon and regularly serves on a floating hospital in West Africa. He’s one of hundreds of volunteers for Mercy Ships, an organisation that has transformed the lives of almost 2.5 million people through surgery.
Size: 7.71mb |
Duration: 16:51 |
Eddie ‘El Gato’ Elguera - Skateboarding World Champion and Pastor
He’s a two-time world champion skateboarder, and a Senior Pastor of The Rock Church. Eddie “El Gato” Elguera shared his journey and how he brings his faith to the multimillion dollar business of pro skateboarding.
Size: 7.07mb |
Duration: 15:27 |
Leisa Aitken - Mindfulness Masterclass
In our first Open House Masterclass, psychologist Leisa Aitken talks about mindfulness – what is it, does it work and how it can help us improve our mental health?
Size: 8.54mb |
Duration: 18:40 |
John O’Neill - New Adoption Laws
John O’Neill, Chairman of the National Adoption Awareness Week Board, speaks with us about the new federal adoption laws making it easier and faster for Australians to adopt children from overseas. He’s an adoptee himself, and has an adopted son from South Korea.
Size: 10.34mb |
Duration: 11:18 |
Laura John - Beauty for Ashes
Australian author, Laura John speaks with Open House about her new book. Beauty for Ashes chronicles her heartbreaking journey through abortion and divorce in a series of letters to her children. But her story is ultimately one of overcoming life’s hardships, experiencing restoration, and finding hope.
Size: 10.41mb |
Duration: 22:44 |
Anthony Brown - Male Unemployment
Anthony Brown is the Project Officer at the University of Western Sydney’s Men's Health Information and Resource Centre, and the coordinator of International Men’s Health Week in New South Wales. He speaks with Open House about the effects of unemployment on men, and what we can do to support men out of work.
Size: 20.21mb |
Duration: 22:05 |
Eddie Lee - The Jubilee Project
Three young and successful men gave up their burgeoning careers in medicine, government and business to pursue their passion to make a difference in the world using youtube. Brothers Eddie and Jason Lee, along with their friend, Eric Lu, are the Jubilee Project and their videos on relationships and social justice are changing lives, one view at a time.
Size: 4.83mb |
Duration: 10:32 |
Greg Lake - Asylum Seekers and Detention Centres
Greg Lake, former Director of the Nauru detention centre, forged a stellar career in immigration. However, he struggled with the moral challenges in his role and resigned in April 2013. In this podcast, Greg shares his insights into the treatment of asylum seekers and the role of detention centres in Australia.
Size: 31.38mb |
Duration: 27:25 |
Paul Power - CEO of the Refugee Council of Australia
Paul Power is the CEO of the Refugee Council of Australia, representing more than 180 organisational and 700 individual members who support refugees. He shares his thoughts on the government’s asylum seeker policy, Australia’s attitude towards refugees, and the treatment of asylum seekers in detention centres.
Size: 47.24mb |
Duration: 10:19 |
Mark McCrindle - Living the Good Life - Kindness
What does it mean to live the good life? That’s the question our new series, “Living the Good Life” attempts to answer. We kick off the series with world-renowned social researcher, Mark McCrindle, talking about kindness. He explores how kindness is part of our national psyche, and the ways we can inject a little more kindness into our everyday lives.
Size: 7.84mb |
Duration: 17:08 |
Dick Smith - Qantas Crisis
The Qantas crisis has raised the question of whether Australia needs a national airline, as the government moves to allow for increased foreign ownership of our much-loved flying kangaroo. Australian entrepreneur, philanthropist and aviator, Dick Smith, shares his thoughts on the crisis and the best way forward for the troubled airline.
Size: 4.91mb |
Duration: 10:44 |