DMB Dance Troupe

Still taken from the 2013 Winter Solstice event video DMB Dance & Performing Arts, now known as Evolve Dance Company, has been successfully sharing the passion, fun and freedom of dance with thousands of students in Albury for over 30 years. During this time, they have grown to encompass a huge variety of dance styles […]

Vital Voices Choir

Photo Credit: John Russell // The Border Mail Vital Voices is a women’s community choir who sing for the “health” of it. Choir leader Karen Roben from Yackandandah was diagnosed with cancer in May 2013, and given a short prognosis. The choir was led by Shannon Anderson the night they performed at Winter Solstice 2014 […]

MP Cathy McGowan (AO)

Photo Credit: Gay Alcorn // The Guardian Newspaper In 2013, Cathy McGowan broke the Liberal/National Coalition’s hold on the seat of Indi, becoming the first independent member for the north-east Victorian electorate and the first female independent to sit on the crossbench. During her two terms as a politician, Cathy worked in Federal Parliament to […]

Alison Fairleigh

Photo Credit: ABC News Alison Fairleigh is a passionate advocate for rural mental health and farming communities, with a mission to ensure mental health is deemed as important as physical health in the agricultural sector. As the student services manager at an agricultural college in North Queensland in 2008, when three local men in the […]

James Fallon School

The James Fallon School performed Papillon for us at 2015’s Winter Solstice. Inspired by Albury’s fight for a Headspace, and to tackle rising issues of mental health, Papillon was nominated for eight awards and won three in the State Finals. The group won Best Public Speaking, the Judge’s Choice Award and, most fittingly for the […]