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Creating Space Project

From ordinary women, come stories that are real and inspiring.

Ruth Nelson, a psychologist, asks women to share a story from their lives.

Together, they explore that story to uncover their personal values and beliefs.

Every person you see has a story. This podcast is about taking the time to listen.

Jun 28, 2016

Theoni describes a family meeting in which her father reveals that his mother was Aboriginal. The discovery of this story of who she is has powerfully shaped the woman she is becoming and what it is that she wants from her life. 

Jun 27, 2016

Adrienne, Gabrielle and Paula are three ordinary women living in the inner west of Sydney, Australia. At the time of the interview, they are engaged in something quite extraordinary. They have entered the front yard of a house that is about to be demolished. They have set up a table and chairs, complete with teacups...

Jun 16, 2016

Trigger warnings: mental illness, suicide

Jeanne Ringwald is a 20 year old woman who tells us a story of realising, as an adolescent, that her father had a serious mental illness.

If you in Australia and are a young person, or know a young person, with a parent experiencing mental illness, an excellent resource to...

Jun 10, 2016

Vylliana Jattan is a 20 year old woman who moved from America to Australia to spend a year volunteering in Sydney with Josephite Community Aid. This was an organisation that assisted refugees and was sadly closed halfway into Vyllianna's year.

This interview was conducted at the time that Vyllianna was trying to make...

Jun 4, 2016

I am interviewing Sr Helen Sullivan, an 83 year old Josephite Sister who lives in the beautiful little rural town of Eugowra, in New South Wales, Australia. Among the many things she has done with her life, Sr Helen has spent many years working in Australia with refugees and young people. She also spent many...