Episodes

July 18, 2021

Forests for Life & World Class Timber Industry: The best chance to end native logging is now, with Jess Beckerling

Jess Beckerling is Convenor and Campaign Director of the WA Forest Alliance, and much more besides. The Alliance, or WAFA, is the peak body for forest conservation in WA, and right now, it sees the best opportunity we've ever...

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March 29, 2021

AgZero2030: An agriculture-led movement progressing positive action on climate, with Simon Wallwork & Cindy Stevens

Simon Wallwork and Cindy Stevens live with their three kids on a farm in Corrigin, in WA’s wheatbelt. In 2019 they joined a group of other producers to found AgZero2030, an agriculture-led movement progressing positive action...

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Dec. 7, 2020

The Insulation Revolution: The ‘simple’ social enterprise model inspiring a state, with Stephen King

Stephen King is the founder, CEO and Head Installer of the Australian Insulation Foundation of WA. While working in his insulation business, Stephen found social housing tenants were desperately in need of insulation, but had...

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Nov. 10, 2020

Our Huge Untapped Resource: Expanding Aboriginal tourism in a post-COVID world, with Dale Tilbrook

Dale Tilbrook is a much-loved native food specialist, educator, and passionate Aboriginal tourism advocate. Like a lot of Australia this week, Dale’s immersed in NAIDOC Week, celebrating the history, culture and achievements ...

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Oct. 27, 2020

World’s Best Place for Active Transport: Ride to Recovery, with Streets for People co-founder Shannon Leigh

Shannon Leigh is co-founder and Director of Streets for People, and previously an award-winning urban and transport planner at the Department of Transport and later Curtin University. Investment in active transport is one of ...

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Oct. 13, 2020

Bright Sparks in Our Energy Transition: Schools, solar & social enterprise, with ClimateClever co-founder Dr Vanessa Rauland

You might recognise Dr Vanessa Rauland from the recent ABC TV series Fight for Planet A. Vanessa’s the co-founder with Alexander Karan of ClimateClever, one of a growing number of WA social enterprises that are starting to re...

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Sept. 22, 2020

Blue Carbon, Conservation Economies & the Great Seagrass Restoration, with Professor Gary Kendrick

Professor Gary Kendrick’s great love is the WA coastline and its seagrasses. Gary and colleagues have been at the forefront of seagrass restoration and the blue carbon movement more broadly. And with such a massive extent of ...

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Sept. 9, 2020

Launching the Clean State Jobs Plan: A conversation with lead author Chantal Caruso

What if we had a plan, at this time of great disruption, to create hundreds of thousands of jobs in energy, agriculture, building, transport, tourism, and the care economy? A plan that would house and employ everyone, for us ...

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