Intrigued by colourful pamphlets and motivated by the chance to change the world for the better, many Australians are fond of jetting off to Asian countries to help children in need. Tourists are often met with sights of ragged children living in cramped and crumbling homes. However, these tragic sights are not what they seem.Continue readingAsia’s orphans: who are volunteers really helping?
Lucia Sharrad’s parents had always dreamt of travelling around Australia together. After saving up for their entire lives, piece by piece, Herbert and Theresa Jokisch were finally able to purchase their motorhome and embark from Canberra on the adventure of a lifetime. But their dream was cut short when Herbert died in Cairns after a shock illness.Continue readingIs this the new Australian dream? Meet the families doing the Big Lap with young kids