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Fighting For Fair

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Meet 12 extraordinary people who’ll change your life. Mamamia has partnered with Australia’s leading social justice law firm Maurice Blackburn to bring you incredible true stories about Australians fighting for a fairer society. You’ll hear people from all walks of life. From sports heroes to transgender women, rappers to lawyers, pacifists to activists, workers to the wounded, all with one thing in common; they are fighting for a world that gives everyone a fair go, and they are not giving up.

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Meet 12 extraordinary people who’ll change your life. Mamamia has partnered with Australia’s leading social justice law firm Maurice Blackburn to bring you incredible true stories about Australians fighting for a fairer society. You’ll hear people from all walks of life. From sports heroes to transgender women, rappers to lawyers, pacifists to activists, workers to the wounded, all with one thing in common; they are fighting for a world that gives everyone a fair go, and they are not giving up.

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Inspiring stories

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We are all on a journey and these stories reflect the diversity and beauty of individual who have overcome challenges in their life. Great Australian's to be inspired by and the production of the podcast is first class!

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3 Ratings
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Inspiring stories

By alivenow - Feb 02 2017
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We are all on a journey and these stories reflect the diversity and beauty of individual who have overcome challenges in their life. Great Australian's to be inspired by and the production of the podcast is first class!
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Fighting For Fair

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Meet 12 extraordinary people who’ll change your life. Mamamia has partnered with Australia’s leading social justice law firm Maurice Blackburn to bring you incredible true stories about Australians fighting for a fairer society. You’ll hear people from all walks of life. From sports heroes to transgender women, rappers to lawyers, pacifists to activists, workers to the wounded, all with one thing in common; they are fighting for a world that gives everyone a fair go, and they are not giving up.

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Rank #1: Battle Scars

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Gerald Wilkie had a normal life - a family, a dog, a mortgage. Until one day, he went to work and lost more than he could have ever imagined.

Fighting For Fair is a partnership between Mamamia and Maurice Blackburn, Australia’s leading social justice law firm.

More on Maurice Blackburn: https://www.mauriceblackburn.com.au/

Your host is Corinne Grant.

Podcast produced by Beth Gibson.

Podcast concept by Maurice Blackburn.

Executive Producer of Podcasts at Mamamia is Monique Bowley.

Head of Entertainment is Holly Wainwright.

Feb 15 2017
14 mins
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Rank #2: Fighting For The Serenity

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You probably know Michael Caton from a little film called ‘The Castle’. But did you know he’s also a battler for the environment?

Fighting For Fair is a partnership between Mamamia and Maurice Blackburn, Australia’s leading social justice law firm.

More on Maurice Blackburn: https://www.mauriceblackburn.com.au/

Your host is Corinne Grant.

Podcast produced by Beth Gibson.

Podcast concept by Maurice Blackburn.

Executive Producer of Podcasts at Mamamia is Monique Bowley.

Head of Entertainment is Holly Wainwright.

Feb 08 2017
12 mins
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Rank #3: Mohamed and Goliath

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Mohamed had a dream. To come to Australia and study architecture. But when he got here, his dream slowly began to turn into a nightmare.

Fighting For Fair is a partnership between Mamamia and Maurice Blackburn, Australia’s leading social justice law firm.

More on Maurice Blackburn: https://www.mauriceblackburn.com.au/

Your host is Corinne Grant.

Podcast produced by Beth Gibson.

Podcast concept by Maurice Blackburn.

Executive Producer of Podcasts at Mamamia is Monique Bowley.

Head of Entertainment is Holly Wainwright.

Feb 01 2017
13 mins
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Rank #4: This Place We Call Muckaty

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Kylie Sambo was a regular teenager. Then, everything changed. The government wanted to put a nuclear waste dump on Muckaty Station, home for Kylie and countless generations of Indigenous Australians. Could 15-year-old Kylie fight the government and save her land from toxic waste?

Fighting For Fair is a partnership between Mamamia and Maurice Blackburn, Australia’s leading social justice law firm.

More on Maurice Blackburn: https://www.mauriceblackburn.com.au/

More on Maurice Blackburn and Kylie’s fight against the nuclear waste dump: https://www.mauriceblackburn.com.au/about/media-centre/media-statements/2014/muckaty-station-nuclear-waste-dump-will-not-go-ahead-aboriginal-traditional-owners-succeed-in-legal-challenge/

Your host is Corinne Grant.

Podcast produced by Beth Gibson.

Podcast concept by Maurice Blackburn.

Executive Producer of Podcasts at Mamamia is Monique Bowley.
Head of Entertainment is Holly Wainwright.

Jan 25 2017
15 mins
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Rank #5: In My Blood

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CEO and Founder of the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre, Kon Karapanagiotidis is an Australian to be proud of. But growing up Greek in a town of Smiths and Joneses, life was tough; sometimes he didn’t think he could go on.

Fighting For Fair is a partnership between Mamamia and Maurice Blackburn, Australia’s leading social justice law firm.

More on the ASRC: https://www.asrc.org.au

More on Maurice Blackburn: https://www.mauriceblackburn.com.au/

Your host is Corinne Grant.

Podcast produced by Beth Gibson.

Podcast concept by Maurice Blackburn.

Executive Producer of Podcasts at Mamamia is Monique Bowley.

Head of Entertainment is Holly Wainwright.

Jan 18 2017
15 mins
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Rank #6: The Real Heroes

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400 days. Windowless rooms. 10,000 kilometres from home. That’s what Peter Greste endured when he was imprisoned in Egypt for crimes he didn’t commit. And while Peter is safe in Australia now, a question lingers in the minds of many: where did he find the strength?

Fighting For Fair is a partnership between Mamamia and Maurice Blackburn, Australia’s leading social justice law firm.

More on Maurice Blackburn: https://www.mauriceblackburn.com.au/

Your host is Corinne Grant.

Podcast produced by Beth Gibson.

Podcast concept by Maurice Blackburn.

Executive Producer of Podcasts at Mamamia is Monique Bowley.

Head of Entertainment is Holly Wainwright.

Jan 11 2017
20 mins
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Rank #7: Fight Against The Machine

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When Shonica Guy started gambling, it was just a bit of fun. 10 years on and she was so addicted she couldn’t afford to buy milk. She thought to herself: where has my life gone?

Fighting For Fair is a partnership between Mamamia and Maurice Blackburn, Australia’s leading social justice law firm.

More on Maurice Blackburn’s landmark lawsuit against the pokies industry: https://www.mauriceblackburn.com.au/about/media-centre/media-statements/2016/landmark-lawsuit-filed-against-pokies-industry-in-federal-court/

Your host is Corinne Grant.

Podcast produced by Beth Gibson.

Podcast concept by Maurice Blackburn.

Executive Producer of Podcasts at Mamamia is Monique Bowley.

Head of Entertainment is Holly Wainwright.

Jan 04 2017
12 mins
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Rank #8: I'm Still Here

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She’s fabulous, she’s fierce, she’s Carlotta - Australia’s most famous transgender woman. But beneath the glitz and glamour of her stardom is another story - her lifelong battle for acceptance.

Fighting For Fair is a partnership between Mamamia and Maurice Blackburn, Australia’s leading social justice law firm.

More on Maurice Blackburn: https://www.mauriceblackburn.com.au/

Your host is Corinne Grant.

Podcast produced by Beth Gibson.

Podcast concept by Maurice Blackburn.

Executive Producer of Podcasts at Mamamia is Monique Bowley.
Head of Entertainment is Holly Wainwright.

Dec 28 2016
13 mins
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Rank #9: This Ends With Me

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Every woman close to Krystal Barter has been diagnosed with breast cancer. Some survived, some didn’t catch it early enough. One day she decided enough was enough - this ends with me.

Fighting For Fair is a partnership between Mamamia and Maurice Blackburn, Australia’s leading social justice law firm.

If you or a loved one is suffering from breast cancer you can seek help from Breast Cancer Network Australia on 1800 500 285.

For more information about preventative health for breast and ovarian cancer: http://pinkhope.org.au/

More on Yvonne D’Arcy’s landmark win with Maurice Blackburn: 

Your host is Corinne Grant.

Podcast produced by Beth Gibson.

Podcast concept by Maurice Blackburn.

Executive Producer of Podcasts at Mamamia is Monique Bowley.

Head of Entertainment is Holly Wainwright.

Dec 21 2016
13 mins
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Rank #10: Life On The Island

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We're going on a journey to a small island in the Indian Ocean. But it's no tropical paradise, it's Christmas Island, home to one of Australia's Immigration Detention Centres.

Fighting For Fair is a partnership between Mamamia and Maurice Blackburn, Australia's leading social justice law firm.

More on Maurice Blackburn's work for asylum seekers: https://www.mauriceblackburn.com.au/social-justice/asylum-seeker-rights/

Thanks to ABC's Lateline for providing news footage about Christmas Island.

Your host is Corinne Grant.

Podcast produced by Beth Gibson

Podcast concept by Maurice Blackburn.

Executive Producer of Podcasts at Mamamia is Monique Bowley.

Head of Entertainment is Holly Wainwright.

Dec 14 2016
13 mins
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