Craig Hollywood is the founder of Short Back and Sidewalks, a charity that gives haircuts to homeless and disadvantaged people. His first customer travelled 35 kilometres to get his hair cut. Here, Craig speaks about how a simple haircut can be the catalyst for change, and how the effect and simplicity of having a normal conversation can transform a person.
"I started working in the arts, I got a boyfriend, I got this fancy arts job in Sydney and I’m like, “Yes! Life is finally going to happen for me.” And when I got to Sydney it was not what I expected at all."
Simon has devoted his life to environmental activism, but the journey has not been without its challenges. He says that being an activist has meant having to make huge personal sacrifices, including losing the custody of his children.