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Change Agents is about the art of change and the people who make it happen. It focuses on real and recent case studies where often ordinary people have brought about profound social, political, cultural and political change. It celebrates their success and challenges them to explain how they did it and the obstacles they overcame along the way. Change Agents is a collaboration between The Conversation and the Swinburne Business School and Swinburne University’s Department of Media and Communication.

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Change Agents is about the art of change and the people who make it happen. It focuses on real and recent case studies where often ordinary people have brought about profound social, political, cultural and political change. It celebrates their success and challenges them to explain how they did it and the obstacles they overcame along the way. Change Agents is a collaboration between The Conversation and the Swinburne Business School and Swinburne University’s Department of Media and Communication.

    Change Agents: Darren Kindleysides and Don Rothwell on how Australia briefly stopped Japanese whaling

    Change Agents: Darren Kindleysides and Don Rothwell on how Australia briefly stopped Japanese whaling

    In this episode of Change Agents, Andrew Dodd speaks with Darren Kindleysides and Don Rothwell on how Australia won a case against Japan's whaling activities at the International Court of Justice.

    • 35 min
    Change Agents: Amee Meredith and Caterina Politi on reforming 'one-punch' laws

    Change Agents: Amee Meredith and Caterina Politi on reforming 'one-punch' laws

    In this episode of Change Agents, Andrew Dodd speaks with Amee Meredith and Caterina Politi, who lost family members to random acts of violence, on their campaign to reform 'one-punch' laws.

    • 34 min
    Change Agents: David Buchanan and Fr Paul Kelly on ending the gay panic defence

    Change Agents: David Buchanan and Fr Paul Kelly on ending the gay panic defence

    In this episode of Change Agents we look at the abolition of the gay panic defence across Australia.

    • 32 min
    Change Agents: Alex Wodak and Lucy Haslam on the push to legalise medicinal cannabis

    Change Agents: Alex Wodak and Lucy Haslam on the push to legalise medicinal cannabis

    In 2016 three Australian states and the Commonwealth passed laws to legalise the growing of medicinal cannabis. It was an extraordinary result for a campaign that struggled for decades to gain traction.

    • 34 min
    Change Agents: Stuart Morris and Leonie Hemingway on Australia's most radical reform of local government

    Change Agents: Stuart Morris and Leonie Hemingway on Australia's most radical reform of local government

    In this episode of Change Agents, Andrew Dodd speaks with Stuart Morris and Leonie Hemingway about their successes and failures on the road to reforming Victoria's local government.

    • 33 min
    Change Agents: Susan Alberti and Debbie Lee on establishing a national women's football league

    Change Agents: Susan Alberti and Debbie Lee on establishing a national women's football league

    Andrew Dodd talks to Susan Alberti and Debbie Lee about their fight to overcome prejudice and establish a national women's AFL competition.

    • 33 min

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