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  • Courageous Creativity
    donkey wheel has never wanted to be the centre of attention through supporting changemakers. Our aim is to fund changemakers who support a multitude of changemakers, thereby making an exponential difference in our society.   One such organisation is Australian Progress. In this ‘unprecedented’ year of bushfires, pandemics and lockdowns, just imagine starting a new role in the midst of that lockdown (or lockdown 1.0 for those in Melbourne). Face-to-face planning, strategy and ‘getting to know you’ meetings were impossible. Kirsty Albion knows all about that, having been appointed Australian […]
  • Finding Beauty in the World
    And isn’t that the meaning of life? To find beauty in ourselves, in the world, and in others?  (Risa Mickenberg, Screenwriter)   Here we are. The financial year is about to end…but for many of us, time has become relative. As we look out from our home offices, we see the dark arriving earlier. That can become […]
  • The Better Normal
    The Make it Better Table will soon be launching a Better Normal Design Lab. There are many discussions about making the most of this crisis to reform elements and systems within society, but we all know that sustainable change will not just happen based on expectation or even intention. A small group has been thinking about […]
  • post April 2020 MiBT

    Many people nowadays live in a series of interiors…disconnected from each other. One lives in the whole world rather than in interiors built up against it. (Rebecca Solnit, Wanderlust: A History of Walking)  Just when we had made it through a disturbing summer…we are faced with an autumn that has been disorientating on both an internal and external level. TS Eliot once called April ‘the cruellest month’, and many will resonate with that – jobs and businesses under […]