S3 E22 Full Circle

Alex Kelly interviews Scott Ludlam about his newly released book ‘Full Circle’ at an event at Castlemaine brewery and pub The Taproom Discussion is as varied and complex as the topics in the book – from their shared formative experiences at Jabiluka and then many years later working in Canberra for The Greens, to peaceContinue reading “S3 E22 Full Circle”

S3 E21 Hear Here

Hear, Here is a sound art project that featured in the recent Castlemaine State Festival. In this episode we speak with the two artists who created Hear Here – Dan Koop and Daniele Constance. We conducted this interview on a boat in the local swimming hole ‘The Res’ (Expedition Pass Reservoir). As we paddled, driftedContinue reading “S3 E21 Hear Here”

S3 E20 GrAiNZ

This episode is about the GrAiNZ movement, a loose collective of growers, millers and bakers who want to turn the industrial farming and bread making industry up side down. This group of people are self professed nerds, and their topic of interest is grains, specifically how they are grown, milled and turned into bread, thatContinue reading “S3 E20 GrAiNZ”

S3 E19 Redbeard Bakery with John Reid

John Reid has been a sourdough baker for 30 years and in that time his passion for the craft has not diminished, but rather has only increased. A leader in the industry, strong advocate for local food systems and supporting local farmers, he is an example of true sustainable business practice at his bakery, Redbeard.Continue reading “S3 E19 Redbeard Bakery with John Reid”

S3E8 Zero Waste Food

Episode Summary Today we chat with Madeline Hudson about waste free cooking.  She is about to run a zero waste cooking course through the Castlemaine Community House and has been running the community lunch for four years. Those locals to Castlemaine may have seen her performing as Lilly Pilly Green in the Zucchini Clan… ButContinue reading “S3E8 Zero Waste Food”

S3E5 Caring for Country

Episode Summary In this episode I speak with two Dja Dja Wurrung men about what they are doing to connect people to country and in doing that help protect it. Harley Douglas is project manager on a project called Walking Together.  It is a four year project looking at two sites.  They are doing surveysContinue reading “S3E5 Caring for Country”

S2E31 Dja Dja Wurrung Radio Part 7

Goldrush Times with Vic Say Episode Summary This episode is a collection of interviews with Uncle Rick and Vic Say about the gold rush era and what was really happening with the Dja Dja Wurrung at that time. Stories of human connection and mutual respect and help shine a different light on a time thatContinue reading “S2E31 Dja Dja Wurrung Radio Part 7”

S2E30 Dja Dja Wurrung Radio Part 6

Meet the Locals Episode Summary In this episode we have a collection of interviews with some local folk who each have a connection with the Dja Dja Wurrung. Alvan Briggs talks about didgeridoos, Sarah Moore talks about rapping and Lisa Musket talks about local plants and how to cook with them.   This is part ofContinue reading “S2E30 Dja Dja Wurrung Radio Part 6”

S2E29 Dja Dja Wurrung Radio Part 5

Pre-colonial Life Episode Summary In this episode we have collated all of the episodes that involved Bill Davies, a local man who has taken an interest in researching and exploring the remnants of pre-colonial life here in Central Victoria.  Topics include scar trees, trade routes, oven mounds, quartz scatter and water wells. This is partContinue reading “S2E29 Dja Dja Wurrung Radio Part 5”

S2E28 Dja Dja Wurrung Radio Part 4

Colonisation And It’s Aftermath Episode Summary This episode of Dja Dja Wurrung Radio is a compilation of three episodes.  The first is an interview with Historian Marguritte Stephens, discussing historical records that reveal tiny glimpses of what life was like as Central Victoria was being colonised. Then Uncle Rick and Allie discuss Sorry Day andContinue reading “S2E28 Dja Dja Wurrung Radio Part 4”