Monash Life

Peter Wegner: Life behind the canvas

As critics’ favourite for the Archibald Prize – Australia’s biggest portraiture award – Wegner felt his chance of winning was jinxed. Convinced that he wasn’t going to win, he was in bed drinking tea when he noticed a missed call from Sydney.

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Placing local knowledge at the heart of sustainable development

When COVID-19 struck Pakistan, Sikander Bizenjo’s first thoughts were of his remote, rugged home province of Balochistan. He knew government relief would be slow to reach people struggling. Bizenjo and a friend sought donations and, using local knowledge and village volunteers, organised monthly supplies of food and soap for over 15,000 families.

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Chris Hoang

Generating the whole education picture

Through never being afraid to ask questions, entrepreneur Chris Hoang created Edapt Education – a data solution that could transform the cultural fabric of our education system. The platform has proven essential for teachers during the COVID-19 pandemic, empowering teachers to see and meet the needs of students when connecting in-person is impossible.

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