S2E27 Dja Dja Wurrung Radio Part 3

Ulumbarra Episode Summary This episode features musical artists who performed in the stage show ‘Ulumbarra’. The show was a soulful, uplifting and educational look at the history of the Dja Dja Wurrung. Interviews include Kutcha Edwards, Rebecca Phillips, Betina Bysouth and Uncle Jack Charles. This is part of a 2015-16 series called Dja Dja WurrungContinue reading “S2E27 Dja Dja Wurrung Radio Part 3”

S2E26 Dja Dja Wurrung Radio Part 2

The Meeting Place Episode Summary This episode is a collection of three interviews featuring children from the Meeting Place. This is part of a 2015-16 series called Dja Dja Wurrung Radio made by Uncle Rick Nelson and Alison Hanly. This series was made possible by a community grant from the Mount Alexander Shire Council andContinue reading “S2E26 Dja Dja Wurrung Radio Part 2”

S2E25 Dja Dja Wurrung Radio Part 1

Uncle Rick Episode Summary This episode is a collection of four interviews that are about Uncle Rick and his activities as elder and Dja Dja Wurrung representative. This is part 1 of a 2015 series called Dja Dja Wurrung Radio made by Uncle Rick Nelson and Alison Hanly. This series was made possible by aContinue reading “S2E25 Dja Dja Wurrung Radio Part 1”

S2E24 Regenerative Agriculture

In this episode we explore the emerging practice of regenerative agriculture, perhaps one of the best ways to drawdown carbon out of our atmosphere and help reduce the impacts of climate change. Under the leadership of Deane Belfield, the Mount Alexander Regenerative Agriculture Group has been running a program for local farmers to learn aboutContinue reading “S2E24 Regenerative Agriculture”

S2E23 Conscious Clothing

In this episode we speak with several clothing creators about how they do it ethically and with the planet in mind.  Ellen Doyle joins regular host Alison Hanly to discuss issues around fast fashion and the textiles industries.  We also have interviews with Linnet Good talks about upcycling, that is, how she makes beautiful clothingContinue reading “S2E23 Conscious Clothing”

S2E22 Neighbourhood Houses and Climate

In this episode we joined by Amy Atkinson and Kerrily Jennings as we explore how Neighbourhood Houses can use their position in a community to help educate community members about sustainability and climate related topics. But more than that, how can organisations like this lead their communities in action around mitigation and adaptation to climateContinue reading “S2E22 Neighbourhood Houses and Climate”

S2E21 Z-NET

In this episode I speak with Taryn Lane (from Hepburn Wind and Hepburn Znet) and Terry White (from MASG) about a new plan to get us to zero net emissions in our little regional shire as quickly as possible. It is a huge collaborative effort with the Shire Council, MASG, Sustainability Vic, and many otherContinue reading “S2E21 Z-NET”

S2E20 Our Digital World

In this episode I speak with Maikel Linke about the impact of our digital lives on the planet.   Mikael lives in Newstead, just 10 minutes out of Castlemaine.  He runs a not for profit email service that makes your emailing as green as it can be.  We talk about what the physical requirements of ourContinue reading “S2E20 Our Digital World”

S2E19 Friends of the Earth with Cam Walker

In this episode we speak with Cam Walker who has been working at Friends of the Earth (FoE) for 30 years and has been an activist for even longer than that.  If you want someone who really understands the push and pull, the nuance and dynamics of running a long term campaign for the environment CamContinue reading “S2E19 Friends of the Earth with Cam Walker”

S2E18 Deep Ecology with Kerry Calcraft

In this episode I speak with Castlemaine local, Kerry Calcraft, who spent her twenties protesting logging in Western Australia at Giblett forest.  We discuss the training she got in Deep Ecology and Non Violent Direct Action and how that has impacted her life since then… including how it helps her during this Covid-19 pandemic andContinue reading “S2E18 Deep Ecology with Kerry Calcraft”