S3E6 Making Change with Natalie Moxham

Episode Summary In this episode we speak with Natalie Moxham, a Castlemaine resident of over 10 years. She was a driving force in the Castlemaine Commons you tube series, which was created recently to look at how our community was managing the various factors playing out in this time of pandemic. She has traveled theContinue reading “S3E6 Making Change with Natalie Moxham”

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”

S3E4 Ethical Apparel

Episode Summary In this episode I am speaking with Ilka White, an artist and textiles worker who has been investigating ways to make wearing clothing more sustainable.  We talk about fast fashion and its antidote – the fibreshed movement – and everything in between.  Basically, what considerations come into play when you want to chooseContinue reading “S3E4 Ethical Apparel”

S3E3 Masks and Permaculture

Episode Summary In this episode we are talking about masks, refugees and permaculture…. How are those things related?  Well, in several ways it turns out.  We have three guests: Ginny Thomas has been working with refugee and immigrant women through an organisation called Sisterworks and they have been making washable, re-usable, cloth masks.  Virginia SolomonContinue reading “S3E3 Masks and Permaculture”

S3E2 E-bikes

Episode Summary In this episode we explore e-bikes. What are they? What are they like to ride? What are some of the drawbacks? And why you should give them a go before you buy one. Allie chats with Sue Tomkinson, who has toured the would on bike and has transitioned to e-bikes in the lastContinue reading “S3E2 E-bikes”

S3E1 Aunty Julie McHale

Episode Summary In this episode we speak with local aboriginal Elder Aunty Julie McHale.  She discusses her life, her work and what it is about an aboriginal perspective that changes everything about how you treat the environment.  A fundamental shift in perspective. This episode was created in 2020 as part of a series called TurningContinue reading “S3E1 Aunty Julie McHale”

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”