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Key Points for Craig Hollywood

  • Craig Hollywood is Western Australia’s Local Hero for 2022 as part of the Australian Of The Year Awards.
  • Craig is the Founder of Short Back & Sidewalks, a national for purpose organisation helping vulnerable people in need to receive free haircuts and conversations.
  • He is a Principal Technical Officer with over 20 years’ experience in the Civil Engineering sector.
  • The inspiring story of Craig Hollywood's work impacting communities through the simple act of giving a free haircut empowers the next generation to give back.

Topics for Craig Hollywood

  • Collaboration is key to any success, but first we have to connect with each other again
    Demonstrating the power of collaboration i.e. services exist autonomously but achieve much greater outcomes when ideas and efforts come together.
  • Activating social consciousness
    Thinking differently about contributing to society). One of the three pillars of corporate responsibility.
  • Reframing the conventional (soup kitchen) to the inspirational (free haircuts and a chat)
    Thinking outside the box can be a game-changer.
  • After ISO
    Have we forgotten how to work together after so much time apart?
  • The power of positive connections and collaborations

Testimonials for Craig Hollywood

Craig Hollywood, Local Hero WA 2021 is an engaging, charismatic, passionate person who embodies what is good about society and allows all of us to think differently about the mark we want to leave in this world.
National Australia Day Council

Craig isn’t a hairdresser, social worker or expert on homelessness – he is an empathic listener and great conversationalist. It is these connections formed through his charity Short Back & Sidewalks that create the biggest impact on our community.
Orange Sky Australia

Craig is a community leader who understands the power of a positive connection. Craig is an expert collaborator, he seeks to ensure the services of Short Back & Sidewalks are coordinated and easy to access. Craig believes no one service or organisation can singlehandedly end homelessness, but by bringing resources together to provide better wrap-around support, that we have a real opportunity to do better for the Aussies who need us most.
Hon. John Carey MLA
Australian Labor Party