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Missy Higgins: Making It Possible

Missy Higgins: Making It Possible

Missy Higgins' career as a musician took off when she won Triple J's Unearthed while still in high school. Her first two albums were runaway successes, and Australian audiences (indeed, world audiences) couldn't get enough of her music.

Despite the adulation, Missy decided to take an extended break to experience some "normalcy". Attending uni, travelling, and working on worthwhile causes became her life for the next three years.

She returned to music this year with her jaw-droppingly good album The Ol' Razzle Dazzle, which debuted at #1 on the ARIA Albums Chart.

A passionate advocate for animals, Missy is an Animals Australia ambassador and we are thrilled to have her spearheading our biggest campaign ever!

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Missy's beautiful voice and musical talents have seen all three of her albums reach the top of the charts. But music is just one of Missy's passions which is why she has enthusiastically become an ambassador for Make it Possible.

It was reading Jonathan Safran Foer's book 'Eating Animals' that awakened Missy to the plight of animals in factory farms. Like many others, her first reaction was "Nobody knows the reality of what goes on. If they did they would be outraged". Which is exactly why Missy wanted to come on board 'Make it Possible' and as one of our leading ambassadors will front a national television commercial reminding consumers of the power of our choices to create a kinder world.

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Missy has embraced a meat-free diet as part of her commitment to animals, but she recognised that the goal of Make it Possible — to ensure that all animals are provided with a life worth living and protection from cruel treatment — is one that all in society can agree with and make choices right now to help achieve. "Choosing whether or not to eat meat is obviously a personal choice, but I think everyone can agree that no-one wants to eat an animal that was tortured and miserable it's entire short life. There is a reason why no one's ever allowed in to these factory farms, they are barricaded up like Fort Knox, because they know if people saw where their meals were coming from they'd be horrified."

Missy's message is to find out where your food comes from — that the misery present inside factory farms will end if we don't support it.

"Making kind choices will drive change. Please join me in making the 'Make it Possible' pledge!"

Watch the extended Make it Possible web video, featuring Missy and other Australian celebrities.

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Here are some more high profile Aussies who have a thing or two to say about factory farming

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