Featuring some of our best known and most effective activists such as Jess Scully, Rebecca Huntley, Sally Rugg and school student Jean Hinchliffe, new series Be the Change gives practical and inspiring advice as how you can turn your frustration into action, and become part of the solution to our world’s myriad problems
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Jean Hinchliffe is a teen climate activist and lead organiser with School Strike 4 Climate. Her activism began at age 13 when she volunteered with the Vote Yes campaign for marriage equality, and she now campaigns for legislative action against the sourcing and usage of fossil fuels, along with pushing for Australia to become fully carbon neutral. Jean’s first book is Lead the Way: How to change the world, from a teen activist and school striker.
Rebecca Huntley is one of Australia's most experienced social researchers and former director of The MindandMood Report, the longest running measure of the nation's attitudes and trends. How to Talk About Climate Change in a Way That Makes a Difference is her sixth book.
Sally Rugg is an LGBTIQ rights activist, writer and public speaker. She is Executive Director at political activist group change.org, and was previously Campaign Director at GetUp where she led the campaign for marriage equality for five years. How Powerful We Are is her first book.
Jess Scully is an advocate for the creative economy and the role of cities in a fair future. She is the Deputy Lord Mayor of Sydney: previously, Jess curated projects including Vivid Ideas and TEDxSydney, worked as a public art curator, policy advisor and magazine editor. Glimpses of Utopia is her first book.