Shared Stories

The films below celebrate personal choices in living a good life. Featuring people from all walks of life from right across NSW, each film was a truly collaborative effort between film maker and storyteller. We hope you enjoy watching these films as much as we do.

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Jessica – enjoying her work

"People with disabilities shouldn’t be called ‘special needs’. We’ve got needs. What makes it so special?"


Steve – a vision for the future

"Becoming blind’s not too bad. It’s helping me in my life and it’s given me vision."


Barbara – one step at a time

"I think it's important to be open minded about people and people's vulnerability, certainly with mental health."


George – standing up for rights

"My ability to stand up for my own rights and to assist people to stand up for their rights is very important for me."


Marianne – finding strength in her art

"The heart is full when the wonder of wealth you have is kindness."


Omar – living for every second, every day

"We only get one show. So live your life now, while the lights are still on."


Andrew – making brave decisions

"When we’ve had to be brave, Andrew is the one who is brave first."


Dane – born to run

"I have a good life because I get out in the community."


Judith – different, positive, creative

"I love being different, I’m not the same as anybody else."


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