After a brief introduction to our three sitters David McBride, John Shipton and David Shoebridge; the work aims to capture some of the reasons for their actions and advocacy, by extending their stories and bringing them home to a regional Australian community. In doing so, it’s hoped this shows why we should continue to support them.

The larger film explores some of the ripple effects of exposing information in the public interest, which in many cases can end up touching and improving the lives of us all. In this excerpt Wendy Sandilands sits with her daughter Georgie Pollard who has lost her partner Alex Wisser. Wendy is the daughter of the former James Hardie management whistleblower who revealed information about the dangers of asbestos to an ABC journalist and director in 1977.

Artist gallery-goers Leahlani Johnson and Christine McMillan also appear in the film.