Duncan Storrar was state ward from the age of 13 to 16 in Victoria in the eighties, with all the horrors that entails. Last year, he I gave a statement to royal commission about that.
Three days later, Duncan asked a question on ABC Q&A and the world went nuts. Through the help of a lot of people Duncan became an advocate against poverty. Also, with the help of like-minded people, he started an advocacy service for children in care and their families, to lobby and help those groups in real practical ways
Duncan believes the only way poverty can be fixed is if the government starts listening to people who experience the consequences of state care and if money is spent to educate workers the public to invest in help, love and rehabilitation.