Powerful Voices Unite: Introducing the Stronger Together Podcast, Tackling Social Issues Head-On

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Last updated: 07/06/2023

IMPACT Community Services is proud to announce the launch of its highly anticipated podcast, Stronger Together.

Presented by IMPACT Managing Director Tanya O'Shea and Communications Officer Kate Buckland, the Stronger Together podcast aims to provide a platform for thought-provoking discussions and insightful conversations, driven by the issues experienced across the region and seen on the ground by the IMPACT Community Services team every day.

With a combined experience of over 35 years in the community services sector, Tanya and Kate promise to deliver a beacon of inspiration and knowledge, inviting listeners from all walks of life to join them on a transformative journey of growth, understanding, empathy, and action.

Tanya and Kate are well-equipped to delve deep into the issues confronting our communities in these challenging times. Tanya holds a degree in psychology, bringing a profound understanding of human behaviour and the dynamics of personal transformation. Kate, on the other hand, boasts a background of more than 20 years in journalism and communications, making her a skilled storyteller adept at uncovering the untold stories that truly matter.

"IMPACT’s mission is to Improve Lives, and through our podcast, we aim to ignite a powerful shift in our community's dynamics,” says Tanya O'Shea, Managing Director of IMPACT Community Services.

"In a world where divisions and challenges seem to grow, we believe in the power of unity. 'Stronger Together' is not just a podcast; it's a call to action for all of us to come together, to listen, to understand, and to work hand in hand towards creating opportunities for everyone. Together, we can break down barriers and build a community where everyone feels valued and supported."

"We have witnessed firsthand the transformative impact that meaningful services and support delivered into communities can have on people's lives. Through this podcast, we aim to amplify those stories, explore pressing issues, and ultimately empower individuals to create positive change."

Tanya brings to the podcast a wealth of professional expertise and a deep-rooted passion for helping people to find wellness, live mindfully, and for empowering individuals and communities. With her background in psychology, Tanya possesses a profound understanding of the human psyche and the challenges faced by individuals in our society.

Through Stronger Together, Tanya aims to leverage her expertise to delve into the pressing issues faced by our community in the current social climate. Her genuine dedication to making a positive impact shines through as she guides listeners on a transformative journey, offering practical solutions and insights to create a stronger and more inclusive society.

Kate Buckland, IMPACT's Communications Officer and co-host of the podcast, is a driving force behind the Stronger Together project. With her extensive experience in journalism and deep understanding of the community services sector, she brings a unique perspective to the podcast.

Kate shares her enthusiasm for the project, stating, "I firmly believe in the power that storytelling has to change lives. Through the Stronger Together podcast, we have the incredible opportunity to shed light on the challenges our communities face and share stories that resonate with our listeners. The Stronger Together podcast is an opportunity to bring people together, encourage dialogue, and ultimately create positive change, not just for our listeners, but for the whole community."

The Stronger Together Podcast airs on the second Thursday of every month, and is available on a wide range of platforms including Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Amazon, iTunes and many more.

Join Tanya and Kate as they dive deep into the topics that matter most, sharing compelling interviews, expert insights, and inspiring stories of change and growth.

Listeners can expect to engage with a wide range of topics, including mental health, physical wellness, self-care, living life on your own terms as well as topical issues such as the cost of living, domestic violence, employment, empowerment, and many other critical issues affecting our communities. Each episode of "Stronger Together" will provide a platform for experts, advocates, and individuals with lived experiences to share their insights, challenges, and success stories.

For more information about the Stronger Together Podcast, including where to listen, go to https://impact.org.au/podcast/ or follow IMPACT Community Services on Facebook.

Please note: This website may contain references to, or feature images, videos, and voices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples who have passed away.

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