8 episodes

GRIT: One Road In, One Road Out is a podcast made in collaboration with communities from the bushfire-affected Shoalhaven. Grit is a responsive action project that aims to build capacity, relationships and resilience. It features stories inspired by local young people and interviews with experts in trauma recovery, mental health, emergency response, and more. The stories featured aim to open up conversations about resilience, and hope to provide a tool to better understand and heal from the difficulties that life throws our way. Grit is funded by Resilience NSW, the Bushfire Recovery Fund , The Australia Council for the Arts, and CREATE NSW.

Grit (One Road In, One Road Out‪)‬ Beyond Empathy

    • Arts

GRIT: One Road In, One Road Out is a podcast made in collaboration with communities from the bushfire-affected Shoalhaven. Grit is a responsive action project that aims to build capacity, relationships and resilience. It features stories inspired by local young people and interviews with experts in trauma recovery, mental health, emergency response, and more. The stories featured aim to open up conversations about resilience, and hope to provide a tool to better understand and heal from the difficulties that life throws our way. Grit is funded by Resilience NSW, the Bushfire Recovery Fund , The Australia Council for the Arts, and CREATE NSW.

    Grit Ep 8: Perseverance

    Grit Ep 8: Perseverance

    In this eighth and final episode of Grit (for the time being) we focus on one story about Perseverance. To say anything about it might ruin the unexpected twists and turns in the way the story unfolds and what it reveals... so we hope that intrigues you enough to give it a listen. 

    • 30 min
    Grit Ep 7: Change

    Grit Ep 7: Change

    In this episode we hear the story of how Nowra got it's name, think about the dangers of speaking language, reconsider our relationship with fire, hear a story about someone who folds their clothes every night and finally we hear about how building three homes supported a bunch of local charities.

    • 26 min
    Grit Ep 6: Choices

    Grit Ep 6: Choices

    Sam introduces the audacious outfit she wears when running the GRIT course, then we jump into a story about why Rachel was skipping school. Next we listen to Jess G and Katy’s song, Therapy Session.  Finally, Sammi from Headspace gives us a strategy to help others who might be going through a hard time.

    • 29 min
    Grit Ep 5: Learning

    Grit Ep 5: Learning

    In this episode we hear a story from our host Sam about how a smell can trigger a memory and then an unconscious reaction. We hear from Jacob Morris about First Nation's language and culture and also from Adam Sturt about how his hands taught him to read.

    • 26 min
    Grit Ep 4: Connection

    Grit Ep 4: Connection

    In this episode we take you on the road with our hosts Sam and Archie as they tour the Shoalhaven from the south to the north looking for the signs of recovery and resilience.

    • 36 min
    Grit Ep 3: Accountability

    Grit Ep 3: Accountability

    In this episode of Grit we begin by talking about empathy and how we understand each other. Then we share an epic fictional story about a young man wondering whether he has the grit to do what he needs to do. And we finish off the episode with some tips that can help us be  prepared for bushfires.

    • 39 min

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