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With Jessi (Future Healthy Community Champion)

Reality Unplugged - Episode 2

17 Jul 2023
Reality Unplugged Podcast 00:30:10

This podcast was produced by JOY Media – Australia’s Rainbow Community Media Organisation. For more information about JOYs services, visit

On Episode 2 of Reality Unplugged, Suzie chats with Jessi, who uses her lived experience to advocate for inclusion, safety and greater accessibility for people with disabilities. Jessi shares her experiences of how spaces are designed and the different ways she connects with her friends.  

Arty from Arts Access Victoria, the peak body for arts and disability in Victoria, joins the conversation to discuss the role arts and creativity plays in helping build confidence, connections and improve mental wellbeing. 

If the topics discussed in this episode have brought up any negative feelings, know that support is available, at: QLife, Lifeline, Suicide Callback Service, and Kids Helpline


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Artwork Credit: Dexx (Gunditjmara/Boon Wurrung) ‘Mobs Coming Together’ 2022, acrylic on canvas. Learn more about this artwork.