Join us every Thursday as we bring you stories of hope and humanity from some of the toughest places in the world amid these challenging times of Covid-19.
Join us for our massive season 1 finale where Melissa Doyle speaks with fellow World Vision Goodwill Ambassador and AFL superstar Nic Naitanui, as he reflects on the stories that have stuck with him from his trip to Kenya last year, and how his concern for the children he met grows as COVID-19 spreads. We are also joined by seasoned humanitarian and Acting CEO of World Vision Australia, Graham Strong, in an open interview about the emotional toll working in global emergencies can have on the people who work day in and day out to serve the most vulnerable in the world.
Windows to the World special anchor Melissa Doyle is one of Australia’s best-known and most trusted media personalities.
An accomplished and awarded journalist with nearly 30 years’ experience, throughout her career Melissa has covered some of the most significant news events of recent history, including the Lindt Cafe Siege, Black Saturday Bushfires and multiple Federal and State elections, and she is presently co-hosting The Latest on Channel 7, cementing her as a trusted and reassuring voice in the Covid-19 conversation.
Melissa is an exceptional and tireless Goodwill Ambassador for World Vision Australia. She has been a passionate supporter of our work for 15 years and has visited World Vision projects in some of the toughest places on earth, such as Jordan, Lebanon, Ethiopia, Armenia, Kenya, Indonesia and Mongolia.
Join Melissa Doyle and World Vision’s President and CEO Andrew Morley in an intimate discussion about the challenges facing women and girls around the world, particularly as the true impact of Covid-19 begins to be revealed.
With a special appearance by The World Food Programme’s Gemma Snowdon and her famous dog Foxtrot, aka Humanitarian Pup, this episode will bring you close to vulnerable communities by giving you an exclusive look into Cox’s Bazar refugee camp from the perspective of a humanitarian worker striving to keep almost one million people free from Covid-19, despite the harsh realities overcrowding in the camps brings.
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Join Melissa Doyle and model Samantha Harris for this emotional Reconciliation Week episode, which recognises the significance of this week for those impacted by the Stolen Generations such as Myna, Sam's mum, and her aunties and grandmother. With specialist commentary from World Vision Australia’s Head of Australia First Nations Programming, Dr Anne Pattel-Gray, who discusses the additional challenges Covid-19 poses for Indigenous communities. Don't miss this exclusive insight into what's happening across our country and how Walking Together has never been more important in times like these.
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Join us as Melissa Doyle interviews former Foreign Minister Julie Bishop on the troubling issues facing women and girls in the wake of Covid-19, health systems around the world struggling to cope with coronavirus on top of existing health issues, and why it’s so difficult to curb disease in overcrowded living conditions.
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Join Melissa Doyle for an exclusive interview with former Prime Minister of New Zealand, Helen Clark, as they discuss coronavirus implications for the developing world, the need for special attention on the economic impact of the virus and how a vaccine is only a drop in the ocean for full global recovery.
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Join World Vision Australia Goodwill Ambassador Melissa Doyle as we change the way international aid news is delivered. We will be highlighting the hope and humanity found in all corners of the globe through a series of interviews with national and international guests.
Windows To The World will give viewers exclusive access to stories that aren’t being reported elsewhere, and reveal the impacts of COVID-19 on the world’s most vulnerable people.
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