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Jordan & Alyce Wood — Aussie Olympians Empowering Refugees to "Bike to Belong"

Tokyo-bound Aussie Olympians, Jordan & Alyce Wood, join me on the podcast to talk about why they have paired up with former refugees from Iraq, Hakar & Bayas Abood, as they ride 80km for the 80 million displaced people in our world. We also talk about their own journey to Olympic success and the amazing privilege it is to represent Australia on the world stage.

Little Phil — Transforming Philanthropy Through Crypto & Blockchain Technology

Meet Joshua & Mathew, co-founders of the latest start-up giving platform Little Phil, and discover how Cryptocurrency & Blockchain technology can revolutionize the non-profit charity industry to make philanthropy accessible, trustworthy, and a life-giving experience for everyone.

Melissa Lipsett — Why Empowering Women Is The Key To Flourishing Communities

In this episode with Baptist World Aid COO, Melissa Lippset, we discuss; the work of Baptist World Aid in tackling global poverty; ethical fashion guides; the coronavirus disaster unfolding in PNG; and most importantly, the transformation that takes place when we educate and empower women.

Mark Watego — A Meeting Place to Discuss True Reconciliation & Justice For Indigenous Australians

Mark Watego is a proud Yugambeh man from the Tweed/Gold Coast region and has resided here all of his life. He has had the opportunity to work in a variety of community service roles in the region ranging from ageing and disability, to health services, and has enjoyed giving back to his community.

Jill Lovell — How Education Leads to Empowerment & Ultimately, Justice

Jill Lovell works with Mission Educate in Mozambique as the Project Director. Her role is to facilitate the development of new educational and vocational projects. Jill is a trained secondary Science & Mathematics teacher who is fluent in Portuguese. She has more than 8 years of experience in leading not-for-profit development work in Mozambique.

Gerard Vandervegt — The Rescue Charity Providing Hope & a Home for India's Street Children

Meet my incredible friend, Gerard. In this episode, we talk about Slumdog Millionaire and the systemic nature of India's street children crisis. We also delve into what it takes to rescue children from the streets of India and the transformation that can take when you give a child a safe home, an education, and the opportunity of pursuing the career of their dreams.

Ben Doherty — Award-Winning Journalist Sees Justice as an Act of Imagination

Ben Doherty is an award winning journalist who has worked with The Age, The Sydney Morning Herald, and most recently, The Guardian. Ben has won three Walkley awards for his foreign and immigration reporting. And for those who do not know, the Walkley awards are the pinnacle of achievement for any Australian journalist. He is also a three-time United Nations Media Peace Awards recipient, whose reporting has had significant impact in highlighting injustices throughout the world.

Graeme Campbell — Freedom Broadband: The Internet Company Giving Back To Charity

Introducing Freedom Broadband podcast sponsor for Justice Matters. In this bonus episode, I sit down with the founder of Freedom Broadband, Graeme Campbell, to talk about why he is using his telecommunications business to give back to charities all around Australia.

Backstage Pass with Michael McDonald — Bible Project

Michael is Director of Global Focus and Strategic Relationships for The Bible Project and has also led thousands of leaders on more than 200 trips to the Middle East, South East Asia and Africa, and also worked in Iraq, Uganda, Somalia, India, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia and Haiti. He has also served on a number of boards—including Remember Nhu and Fly Fishing Collaborative—with a focus on ending child sex trafficking as well as working closely with Ugandan Consulate Bob Goff in conflict regions around the world.

Nice Coffee — Social Coffee Tackling Poverty in the Slums of Nairobi

I was joined in the studio with Jim Chapman & Sandy Hickson, co-founders of The Nice Coffee Co., with all profits of this growing Social Enterprise going to St John's primary school in the Kibera slum in Nairobi. The company uses ethically sourced Kenyan coffee to supply beans-and-machine packages to offices and companies that want to have a positive social impact.

David Zach — Meet Rock Band Frontman Combating Human Trafficking

David Zach is the frontman for the rock band, Remedy Drive. He uses his music to shine a light on slavery and injustice and the band helps to rally ordinary people to fund and participate in the modern-day abolition movement through The Exodus Road.

Backstage Pass with Jude Kalman — Fish Films

Time for a look back to Season One of the podcast with a special “Backstage Pass” episode with guest Jude Kalman. In 2020, she was awarded the Graham Wade Pilgrim Media Prize for her portfolio of work in Mozambique with charity Mission Educate. Twice now, Jude has been invited to speak at the United Nations' 58th Commission for Social Development on "Social Impact Films as a means to Promoting Inclusion".

Karen Lee — Changing Lives in the Face of Mass Incarceration & Racial Inequality

In this episode with Karen Lee from Pioneer Human Services we talked about the dismal employment outcomes people with records generally face and how living wage jobs change lives. We explored the power of social enterprise in addressing complex social issues, such as mass incarceration, the death penalty, homelessness and addiction. We also reflected on the racial inequities in the criminal legal system both in the United States and here in Australia.

Backstage Pass with Mayada Kordy-Khalil — Kurdish Journalist

The launch of Season Two of Justice Matters is around the corner. Until then, enjoy this special bonus episode and "backstage pass" with my Season One guest, Mayada Khalil.

Backstage Pass with Randy Watson — Ally Global Foundation

The launch of Season Two of Justice Matters is around the corner. Until then, enjoy this special bonus episode and "backstage pass" with my Season One guest, Randy Watson.

Backstage Pass with Rachael Carter — You Belong

Happy New Year everyone. Please enjoy this special bonus episode and "backstage pass" with my Season One guest, Rachael Carter.

Backstage Pass with Phil Hyldgaard — A21

In joining in the Holiday spirit, please enjoy this special bonus episode and "backstage pass" with my Season One guest, Phil Hyldgaard.

Backstage Pass with Mark Reddy — Chasing Justice

In joining in the Holiday spirit, please enjoy this special bonus episode and "backstage pass" interview with my Season One guest, Mark Reddy.

Backstage Pass with James Bartle — Outland Denim

James Bartle is the Founder & CEO of Outland Denim, an incredible company shaking up the fashion industry.  James is leading Outland Denim with an aim for ‘Zero Exploitation’ throughout the whole chain - right from the cotton farm to the courier who...

Backstage Pass with Bob Goff — Dream Big Framework

Bob Goff is the New York Times Best-Selling Author of Dream Big, Everybody Always & Love Does, as well as an attorney who founded Love Does, a nonprofit human rights organization operating in Uganda, India, Nepal, Iraq and Somalia. Bob is a sought...

Why My Wife Is The Real Hero In Our Family — Takeaways with Tim (EP#20)

Tim Buxton shares his takeaways from Episode 20 of the Justice Matters podcast.During my last interview with Paul Antonio, the mayor of Toowoomba, when there was a moment that he spoke and said, "Tim, my dad would tell me that men and women are not...

Backstage Pass with Elaine Pearson — Human Rights Watch

Elaine Pearson is the Australia Director at Human Rights Watch, based in Sydney. She established Human Rights Watch’s Australia office in 2013 and works to influence Australian foreign and domestic policies in order to give them a human rights...

Cr Paul Antonio — Leading with Compassion

Toowoomba Regional Council Mayor Paul Antonio has been Mayor of the region since 2012. Bringing more than 30 years of local government experience to the role, Paul was previously the Deputy Mayor of the Toowoomba Regional Council in its first...

Dr Ruth Knight — Philanthropy, Social Enterprise & the Future of Nonprofits

Dr Ruth Knight works with QUT’s Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies. She researches the beliefs and behaviours that influence organisational culture and improve individual, team and organisational performance. Inspired by decades of...

Carl Gaede — Bringing Healing to the World's Most Traumatized

Carl Gaede is a psychotherapist from western Wisconsin, who moved to northern Uganda with his wife Julie — also a psychotherapist — and their two young children to launch Tutapona. Tutapona is a nonprofit with a vision to lead individuals that have been...

Mantua — Meet The Women Leading a Booming Sewing Studio Driven by the Expertise of Refugees

Mantua Sewing Studio is a Brisbane-based social enterprise that provides local, ethical and high quality design and manufacturing services for Australian clothing labels by drawing on the sewing expertise of women from refugee and migrant backgrounds.In...

Why I'm Jumping Out of a Plane with Refugees — Dive to Thrive 2020

In this bonus episode, I sit down with You Belong Operations Manager, Rachael Carter, to talk about some exciting new initiatives that will be launching soon, as well as talk about the reason behind our very first #DivetoThrive fundraising campaign. ...

Stu G (Part 2) — Why God is on the Side of the Widow, Orphan, Stranger & Oppressed

In Part 2 of my conversation with Stu G we talk about how to engage with people that are different to you. For too long we have been taught to just tolerate each other, but Stu shares what he has learnt over the years on how engagement is  more powerful...

Stu G (Part 1) — Life After Delirious? & Pursuing Justice Through The Beatitudes

Stu G is a guitarist, songwriter, producer and author. Stu is best known as the guitarist for the British band Delirious?, who, for nearly two decades, penned many of the best-known worship songs in modern Christendom. He was also a member of the...

Matt Willingham — The Humanitarian Photographer Revealing The Story Beyond the Headlines

Matt Willingham is a veteran writer, photographer, and content manager with twelve years of experience living and working in some of the hardest-hit conflict zones in the world. He has worked for various nonprofit organizations throughout Southeast...

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