How the ‘only African in Port Fairy’ became the small town’s local hero

Tanzanian Seif Sakate stood out in the small, Australian coastal town he called home but it helped him get noticed by the locals who eventually followed him to Africa to build a school and a kindergarten.

Australian policies failing vulnerable children, says report

The Children's Report says the Australian government is failing to develop policies and programs that adequately support children – particularly the country's most vulnerable and disadvantaged.

‘You can’t wear make-up and hair, you’re so exposed’: the hairdressers using their trade to change lives

A chance meeting with nuns in a Manila bar led to the founding of a unique humanitarian enterprise that draws professional hairdressers, including international stars of the industry, to the slums of Asia in the hope of drawing thousands out of poverty, writes Freya Petersen.