S4 E08 Mildura part 1: The Mallee, the Murray and the Mayor

Following on from our last episode with Rob Law we head up to Mildura, over 400km to the north of Castlemaine. My interest in Mildura has been growing lately. It is a regional city sitting right on the mighty Murray River, and at the heart of a region called the Mallee. I have been upContinue reading “S4 E08 Mildura part 1: The Mallee, the Murray and the Mayor”

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”

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”

S2E15 The Long Ride with Deb Taylor

In this episode I speak with Deb Taylor about her sustainable business and her bike ride across the Nullarbor Plain, which was a six week journey across one of Australia’s most iconic landscapes.  She rode approximately 2,468 km from Port Lincoln in South Australia, to Busselton in Western Australia. I wanted to know why sheContinue reading “S2E15 The Long Ride with Deb Taylor”

S2E7 When the River Runs Dry

In this episode, we discuss the documentary film ‘When the River Runs Dry‘ made by a father son team from Maldon. Only just released and already honoured with multiple awards, this film explores the 2019 mass fish kill event in the Darling River.  In the first half of the episode we get a review ofContinue reading “S2E7 When the River Runs Dry”