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Adam Goodes

"I love getting out in the community... to me it is one of the real benefits of playing sports"

Adam Goodes plays AFL football with the Sydney Swans. He is of Aboriginal descent and is well known for his active involvement with youth sport and indigenous community programs. He represented Victoria at under-16 and under-18 levels and holds an elite place in AFL history as a member of the Indigenous Team Of The Century. Adam is a dual Brownlow Medalist and premiership player, he is a three time All-Australian, and has represented Australia in the International Rules Series.

Video released: 04/08/2011

Ben Ensor

"Every time we create a new building, we strive to make it more energy efficient than the last"

Ben Ensor is a property developer with a conscience. He specialises in turning dilapidated old properties into stylish, energy efficient buildings. His company aims for higher and higher energy efficiency ratings with each project. He says, "I've always had a very fond admiration for the environment" and he once planted 40,000 trees to help in the fight against the greenhouse effect.

Video released: 23/05/2011

Peter Blasina

"Technology is a roller coaster, but you need to be on it."

Peter Blasina, "The Gadget Guy", is a former schoolteacher who has moved on to demystifying technology for consumers on television, radio, print and the web. He says, "I love imparting knowledge and helping people understand the technology that's now part of their everyday lives." He is also a husband and father of a four-year-old son who beats him on Wii challenges.

Video released: 16/07/2009

Joanna McMillan Price

"I love being able to get outdoors every day and get my kids outdoors every day."

Joanna McMillan Price's goal is a healthier Australia, and that applies to everything from the air we breathe to the food she feeds her young sons. A PhD-qualified nutritionist and fitness expert, Joanna gets out the message that good nutrition, exercise and good health go hand in hand via magazine columns, books and television.

Video released: 16/07/2009

Nick Broughall

"The world we live in is a beautiful place to be."

As editor of Australia's largest technology blog,, Nick Broughall writes about the latest consumer technology for a large and inquisitive online audience. He splits his time between his inner-city office and his semi-rural home with his wife, their golden retriever and a baby on the way.

Video released: 16/07/2009

Belinda Sullivan

"What gets me out of bed in the morning is the ability to create change."

Belinda Sullivan's passion and drive to make a difference began when she was a detective in the NSW police force. Moving into the corporate sector, she has focused on sustainable development and the not-for-profit sector, and is formerly chief executive of the Eye Foundation. Belinda also puts her zeal into her roles of wife, stepmother and mother-to-be.

Video released: 16/07/2009