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Before you complete the form below

Before you complete the form below, you need to record your audio.

Follow these steps, then complete the form:

  1. Complete Step One from the form below to see the story prompts for your chosen topic.
  2. Click here to start recording, or you can use your smartphone to record audio.
  3. Save your file.
  4. Now complete the form below, and upload your audio file in Step Two.

Step One

  1. How have you been staying connected with friends and family from interstate or overseas?
  2. Is there anyone you cannot see right now, who you really wish you could?
  3. How has your life changed as a result of this pandemic?
  4. What do you find most challenging during this time?
  5. What has given you comfort and hope during this time?
  6. What are you looking forward to when this pandemic is over?
  7. How has living through this experience with a global pandemic made you feel?
  1. What was your childhood like?
  2. What was one of the best memories from your childhood?
  3. How did your disability affect your experience growing up?
  4. Who was your biggest inspiration growing up?
  1. What activities do you like doing in your free time?
  2. How did you first get started in these hobbies?
  3. What is one of the best things that came out of your hobby? 
  4. How would you feel if you had to stop your hobby?
  1. What is your proudest achievement in life?
  2. What do you want to be remembered for?
  3. How has your life turned out differently from what you imagined?
  4. Do you have any regrets in life?
  5. What hopes and dreams do you have for your future?
  6. Is there anything you wanted to do as a child that you have now done?
  1. What have you learnt about living with a disability that you would like to share with others?
  2. How do you think your disability has affected your experience in life?

In April, it will be 1 year since Ann Marie Smith’s cruel and untimely death. In life, she seems to have been forgotten. Let’s not forget her in death. We want to hear what Ann Marie Smith means to you, and what we as a society need to do to ensure what happened to her, doesn’t continue to happen to others.

Step Two


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