S4 E07 Charging the Regions

Rob Law, Executive Officer of the CVGA (Central Victorian Greenhouse Alliance) joins us to talk about alliances and collaborations between local councils. After years of careful and persistent efforts the CVGA has been instrumental in helping numerous councils in Victoria come together and commit to 10 years worth of renewable energy AND install electric vehicleContinue reading “S4 E07 Charging the Regions”

S3E11 Djab Wurrung Allies and Supporters

Episode Summary In this episode I have two interviews for you.  One with Gabe Lillington, the young man who was up the tree when the last show was recorded.  He spent two nights and three days up in what is called the grandfather tree to successfully halt works until legal processes mandated a stop workContinue reading “S3E11 Djab Wurrung Allies and Supporters”

S3E10 Djab Wurrung Sacred Trees

Episode Summary This week we chat to the people who have been protesting the controversial western Highway upgrade near Ararat. Djab Wurrung Heritage Protection Embassy has been existing amongst the contested trees for three years and this week one of the significant trees was cut down and others were at great risk. Protesters scrambled intoContinue reading “S3E10 Djab Wurrung Sacred Trees”

S3E9 Solar Bulk Buys

Episode Summary In this episode we chat with Jo Kaptein, manager of MASH (More Australian Solar Homes) They are a not for profit project that is organising bulks buys of solar panels right through central and northern Victoria.  We discuss why rooftop solar is so important, how it fits in with other renewable energy sources, the historyContinue reading “S3E9 Solar Bulk Buys”