TED Talks has brought a wide world of information to us in bite-sized chunks, and the rising trend in independent TEDx Talks that are springing up across the globe is contributing significantly to the discussion. Here are eight of the best TEDx Talks held in Australia.
An excellent talk breaking down the importance of our early life attachments and how we can learn to live without fear.
Remote Aboriginal communities are the last places you might expect a transgender superheroine to find true acceptance. Starlady tells us of the stellar outreach work being undertaken with Aboriginal communities in the red centre.
A descendant of the Waanyi, Garawa and Gangalidda tribes from the Aboriginal community of Doomadgee in the gulf of Carpentaria, QLD, Alec recounts how he bridged the gap between his traditional life and his modern life, while challenging us to do the same.
BASEgirl Clair Marie, born and raised in a small mountain town outside South Lake Tahoe in California, tells us how to break through the barriers of self-created and externally imposed limitations.
‘Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the face,’ proclaims Artist CJ Hendry, inspired by a famous Mike Tyson quote. CJ Hendry talks of the trials and tribulations of life and how to roll with the punches to work through them. What type of fighter are you?
Author and former refugee, Carina Hoang, gives a powerful talk on her experience as a ‘boat person’ and why we should change the narrative.
Mountaineer Patrick Hollingsworth takes us on a journey via photography, videography, and old-fashioned storytelling on what it takes to summit Everest.
After providing aid to Swaziland, Africa, Maithri gained more than he expected and challenges us to embrace the risk that comes with dreaming.