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Welcoming the world to Gippsland

Gippsland woman Kerryn Carpenter has always wanted to travel the world – now the world is coming to her.

When newly arrived refugees and migrants settle in the area, she is one of the first people they meet.  Her job is to welcome them and help them establish their lives in Australia.

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Four decades of supporting Indigenous communities in Far North Queensland

Cairns woman Hazel Oosen has spent 40 years working with Indigenous communities in Far North Queensland.  She’ll spend NAIDOC Week reflecting on that time and celebrating her culture with family and friends.

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Everywhere man: more than a decade on the road giving a hand-up to rural Aussies

When Australians are struggling, Andrew Gregory hits the road.  As part of the Mobile Servicing Team, he’s visited around 700 towns and travelled thousands of kilometres in purpose built trucks to deliver desperately needed support around the country.

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