Why one of Australia's richest families is giving away majority of mining fortune | Australian Story

Why one of Australia's richest families is giving away majority of mining fortune | Australian Story

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Nicola Forrest steps out of the shadow of her at-times controversial husband, mining magnate Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest, to explain the very personal motivation behind the family's philanthropy.

After their third child, Matilda, was stillborn Nicola Forrest felt driven to help other families, funding research and programs aimed at helping "all Australian children reach their full potential".

Now she's calling on Canberra to follow suit, lobbying politicians to make early education reform part of their federal election promise.

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