Projects

The Savoy Ladies Group

This short documentary follows Rosa, President of the Savoy Ladies Group, as she tells the story of Italians in the North-East, tobacco farming, women, family and friendship.

The Howard Family – M.A.D.E Digital Stories

Patrick Howard fought at the Eureka Stockade and was lucky to have escaped trial. Patrick’s descendants Ella Hancock and Shane Howard talk about the legacy of Eureka.

Val D’Angri – M.A.D.E Digital Stories

Retired sewing teacher Val D’Angri recalls the 1973 restoration of the Eureka Flag and speculates on what life was like for the women who originally crafted it.

Uncle Bryon Powell – M.A.D.E Digital Stories

Wathaurung Elder Uncle Bryon Powell explores what life was like for his ancestors and tells of the enduring presence and ingenuity of Indigenous people on the goldfields.

Aunty Marlene Gilson – M.A.D.E Digital Stories

Wathaurung Elder Aunty Marlene Gilson talks about Indigenous people at Eureka, her ancestors King Billy and Queen Mary, life on the goldfields, and stories which inspire her.

Visualising Victoria’s Groundwater (VVG)

A story about a group of Australian geologists and web developers who won global attention through their groundwater data visualising system and the collaborative approach they adopted.

The Ballarat National Theatre

This short documentary explores the history of the Ballarat National Theatre through the eyes of past and present members and asks why community theatre is relevant today.

Hayden and Mark

Community Chef Case Study

The challenges, risks and benefits of taking a collaborative approach to community service delivery are told in two films about the innovative delivered meals facility Community Chef.

Bull Allen

In Memory of Bull Allen

This short film tells the little-known story of Leslie ‘Bull’ Allen, brought up in hardship in Ballarat in regional Victoria, to become a courageous, complex war hero.

Reflections of Flood Recovery

In 2010 the rural towns of Clunes and Creswick were inundated by powerful floods, three times. This short film tells a moving story of individual resilience in the wake of disaster.

Living With Climate Change

How can we adapt to climate change in Australia? This 25 minute film looks to migrant communities in Melbourne’s west, who are living lives of practical sustainability.

ANDI

How should we measure wellbeing as individuals, as communities, and as a nation? The ANDI initiative urges us to start talking about the true meaning of progress.