We can all agree that isolation has posed many challenges for communities, including negative mental health impacts. But for some, isolation has been an opportunity for artistic development. Local Brisbane muso Damo has spent his time focusing on music and activities that bring peace and reflection, including working on a single being released this week called ‘Ginseng’, which is all about being at peace with life.

Culture of Connection invites communities and organisations across Australia to record and share with us your unique experiences, your stories, your creativity and your messages of hope and resilience through these extraordinary circumstances.

In turn, we’ll share them with our community of 40,000 people across social media and e-news. Your story might just be the one that gets someone else through this time.

Read our guide for ideas to share and how to submit your story.