We are the people we’ve been waiting for: How to answer the question, ‘but what can I do?’
Vision - why bother?
“I want to help. I know we need solutions that are transformative, not tokenistic. But I have no idea where to start.” - Almost every person alive and paying attention today
We’re asked this question regularly so we’ve decided to write down some of our answers…
Listening in: using the election results to create a better Australia
We recently sat down with Mark Zirnsak, a Senior Social Justice Advocate with the Uniting Church of Australia (UCA) in Victoria and Tasmania and an early supporter of Australia reMADE. We asked Mark about the thinking that sparked the UCA’s new vision, how they wrote it, how they’re using it; and how people who share a common vision can continue to work together better for the world we want…
The makings of a vision
What if we made it an actual, resourced-priority to listen deeply to local communities and those we disagree with from a distance, in order to build common ground? What if we found new ways to compromise? In other words, what does it mean to work together for the common good of our country?
In 2017 we went on a national listening expedition, connecting with hundreds of people representing communities around Australia. We asked them to dream out loud about the Australia they truly want, and to think about how such a transformation might happen…