Even in tough times, so many stories of hope have shone through this year.

From the end of old-growth logging in Victoria, to the 63 businesses that have ruled out working with Adani, we’ve managed to narrow a long list down to just five...

Now, as we enter a new year – a new decade – we want to hear from you. What gives you hope for the future? What inspires you?

We want to hear about the people, projects, plants, animals, patch of bush – whatever it is! – that keeps you striving to make the world a better place. Let us know!