If you could change one thing about Australia, what would it be?
To see active hope become a key driver of our communities and our nation – it would mean that our country is rallied around strong leaders who have an optimistic and exciting vision for the future of our nation and our world. People united by a common belief, not divided by money, race, religion, gender, location and working together towards a bright and exciting future.
What’s the worst thing anyone’s ever said to you?
Get the election coverage you deserve.
Choose what you pay and your level of coverage.
“My vote doesn’t count anyway and I can’t do anything about it.” Every vote counts! The Prime Minister’s vote is no more important than that of my 19-year-old son, and we are not powerless in any situation. By accepting that we helped create the world and the systems we live in, we can also recreate them… and that is going to require each of us to use our voice and make sure our vote counts for something. something or someone we believe in.
What’s the best thing that’s ever happened to you?
My three children. I’m incredibly lucky to have them and they remind me every day why it’s important to never stop trying to fix things or make the world a better place. They also keep me incredibly grounded.
Who or what do you see as the biggest threat to Australia?
Helplessness, apathy and greed. People are tired, and whichever way they look, there is often uncertainty: an uncertain environment, an uncertain economy, an uncertain society. But we can be the difference we want to see; we just have to get on it and demand it from all levels of society and especially from our federal government.
Which historical figure do you admire the most and why?
Gandhi, because he united people behind small acts of defiance that ultimately reshaped people’s lives.
What would be your last meal?
I hope it’s really far! For me, food is more of an “act” than a “taste”, so whatever it is, I hope it was cooked surrounded by family and friends who all had a good laugh and knew they were loved.