On Duty – by Rev. Graham Long

January 16, 2018

Never have I been asked to either speak or write on the subject of duty but, in the presence of Cynthia Sciberras, I can only agree. Duty is a notion [...]

THRIVE: the perfect antidote

October 25, 2017

Interview with Melbourne-based Social Activist and founder of newly launched symposium THRIVE, the colourful and feisty Rei Alphonso   Rei Alphon [...]

The Medicine Woman and the Songman

September 4, 2017

“Through our love we are transforming ourselves and each other and that reads into everything we’re doing.” Excerpt from Issue 3 of YOKE Intervi [...]

Turning the world around

July 11, 2017

Duty is a celebration. Duty is revolutionary. Duty is an inner spring of passion and creativity. The one thing it never is – in the eyes of Indian a [...]

Healthy building, healthy body

February 3, 2016

From Issue 3  - GATHER It was 1985 when an Aboriginal man called Yami Lester, desperate for a solution to his community’s healthcare crisis, gathered three whitefellas together in a room in Central Australia and implored them to help him achieve his goal: to “stop people getting sick”. As Director of the Nganampa Health Council, Yami had run a health service employing doctors, nurses and Aboriginal health workers for many years in his own community, but had not seen any improvement in the overall health of his people. The men Yami assembled (a doctor, an environmental health officer and an architect, Paul Pholeros) agreed to…

Connection and consensus

November 9, 2015

How TED built one of the world’s biggest brands using people power Excerpt from Issue 3 Gather On any given day, there’s a TEDx event…

A Life Less Ordinary

October 29, 2015

We tend to think of community as something outside of ourselves, but according to Buddhist nun Robina Courtin we need to look within if we want to improve our relationships, our society and the world at large. Excerpt from Issue 3 themed Gather     It might sound like a paradox, but Robina Courtin says the best way to change the outside world is to look within and work on ourselves first. That is the only way to break the cycle of dissatisfaction and desire that drives our increasingly materialistic society. “The more you get, the more you want; it’s a self-fulfilling kind of energy.…

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