Stan Walker on the complicated road to success, land rights, and the diagnosis that changed his life

Kiwi musician, actor and Australia Idol winner, Stan Walker, joined Danny Clayton in the BUILD Sydney studio to chat about his passion for acting, indigenous land rights, living life without a stomach, the danger of losing sense of who you really are, and how working with the Sony foundation has changed his life.

In a candid chat, he opened up about the devastating reality of the cancerous gene that runs in his family, as well as his own experience beating cancer - and all with an incredible sense of humour.

The singer, who shot to fame as the winner of Australian Idol a little over a decade ago in 2008, was diagnosed with stomach cancer eight months after his mum was also told she had the disease.

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