This fantastic initiative by the Black Dog Institute runs from September 1 to September 30. Since its inception, the Mullets for Mental Health has raised $209,235 for mental health research and 2,362 Mullets have turned science into action.
Back in March this year, young Slater Walker was told he only had a few months to live after every medical avenue to cure his brain cancer had now failed. He fought and he fought, but most importantly, however, he lived his last months with zest and a steely determination to fulfill some of his dying wishes.
WARNING: THIS POST CONTAINS GRAPHIC IMAGES AND VIDEOS Each June, the Lychee and Dog Meat Festival is held in Yulin, Guangxi, China, during the summer solstice in which festival goers eat dog meat and lychees. The festival began in 2009 and runs for ten days during which thousands of dogs are reportedly consumed. During the […]
Last week, Australia saw an unprecedented flooding emergency in New South Wales, leaving behind a trail of destruction with thousands of people returning to their homes either destroyed or staring at piles of debris. Many were left homeless and facing the heartbreak of losing their cherished memories. In New South Wales, the damage bill of […]
Growing up, Tiffany Wedekind always knew she was different. Petite like her mum, she never questioned her build, but when she started to lose her teeth and hair in her early 20s, she was sure there had to be an explanation. It wasn’t until her older brother, Chad, became ill that she finally got some […]
As you will recall, Slater has terminal brain cancer which he has been battling since he was 17 months old, and heartbreakingly, his family has just been informed, that at best, he only has a few months left to live. And living is exactly what he is doing. His Aunty, Melanie Walker, provides an insight […]
Slater has terminal brain cancer which he has been battling since he was 17 months old, and heartbreakingly, his family has just been informed, that at best, he only has a few months left to live. Here his mom, Bianca, tells the heartwrenching story of this brave little boy: Slater was diagnosed in April 2016 […]
Thousands and thousands of people marched in major cities across Australia in the #March4Justice demanding action in response to allegations of workplace and sexual abuse against women.
It came on the wave of allegations of sexual assault, abuse, and misconduct in some of the highest offices of Australian politics.
Lani Mellor is just 57 and was previously physically active and held a job as a Sales Manager.
All that changed one fateful night when she was hit by an SUV while crossing the street in a crosswalk in the Northern California town of Chico on September 5, 2018.
He has one eye, one ear, and growing up wasn’t exactly easy for Joel Whitwell — in fact at times, the bullying he received was nothing short of heartbreaking.
COVID-19 has affected people across the globe, but it has had a severe impact upon those without a home in Los Angeles County. With lockdowns and the inability to find work, many people are struggling to keep a roof over their heads — leaving many with little options. Homelessness is a complex issue: It’s often […]
While many Australians believe that those people living overseas should have taken the government’s advice and packed up their entire lives and headed back home in March 2019, there seems to be a fundamental lack of understanding that it wasn’t that easy with numerous variables involved — especially the fact that no one was really aware of just how bad the COVID pandemic was about to become and how it would bring economies around the world to their knees.
Robin Lagrassa celebrates World Cancer Day by cherishing the beauty of life after surviving breast cancer
Not only is Los Angeles County one of America’s COVID hotspots (the latest figures in are 7-Day Daily Average: 75,583 cases of people testing positive), but it is also grappling with increasing homelessness. And homelessness has always been one of L.A.’s biggest issues. The Los Angeles Times reports that massive job losses caused by the […]
With Britain locked in a battle to contain the various mutant strains of COVID-19, which are more contagious than the first one that unleashed its fury back in March 2020, the country faces being in lockdown for at least another two months, making this winter a particularly grim one for those across the pond — […]