IMPACT Community Services will launch its podcast Stronger Together this week providing a platform for thought-provoking discussions and insightful conversations.
Presented by IMPACT Managing Director Tanya O'Shea and Communications Officer Kate Buckland, the podcast is 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.
The duo are well-equipped to delve deep into the issues confronting local 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,” Tanya said.
“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.
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.
Her co-host Kate is a driving force behind the Stronger Together project.
“I firmly believe in the power that storytelling has to change lives,” Kate said.
“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.”
Th new 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.
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.