Episodes

Sept. 2, 2021

David Holmgren sees a resilient future (live @ Renew Fest)

I have a treat for you today. This episode is the final live headline conversation from Renew Fest in May, with living legend, esteemed author, thinker, and Co-Originator of the permaculture concept, David Holmgren. We’ve all...

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Aug. 18, 2021

Danny Almagor sees a life without borders

Are you feeling burnt out at everything happening in the world at the moment? Recently we’ve had lockdowns, the IPCC report, the Afghanistan crisis, ongoing environmental campaigns such as PEP11, the Daintree, and the Tarkine...

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Aug. 5, 2021

Mehreen Faruqi sees social and environmental justice (live @ Renew Fest)

Todays's episode is the second of three headline conversations that I hosted live at Renew Fest in May, and it's incredible to have such an energetic and progressive crowd in the background of the conversation. Mehreen Faruqi...

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July 19, 2021

Majell Backhausen sees life lessons on the trails

Have you ever taken something on that, at the time you thought, ‘I’m in over my head here, what am I doing?’ Maybe it was moving cities, changing careers, building a house, going on an adventure? For me, it was running a mara...

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July 6, 2021

Rachel Cavanagh sees connection to country (live @ Renew Fest)

It's NAIDOC week! A time to celebrate and amplify indigenous voices, and I have a great one for you on today’s episode This conversation was recorded live at Renew Fest back in May. It was SUCH an amazing festival with just t...

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June 23, 2021

Kate Nelson sees sovereignty in quitting plastics

It’s coming up to July, and many people take part in Plastic Free July as an opportunity to assess and eliminate their plastic use for a month to have less impact on our planet We’re going to see a lot of stuff over the next ...

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June 7, 2021

Jess Melbourne-Thomas sees the gifts of both science and wisdom

This episode follows on from last episode in that it was recorded in Tasmania; I had just come out of the takayna rainforest and I headed down to the CSIRO Marine & Atmospheric Research offices in Hobart to speak with a scien...

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May 24, 2021

Peter Whish-Wilson sees the need for truth

This episode was actually recorded on lutruwita country back in March; I had just come out of the takayna/Tarkine rainforest learning about the plight to protect it with the Bob Brown Foundation, and I went to Launceston to m...

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May 12, 2021

Jimmy Halfcut sees a return to whole rainforests

My guest today is… pretty hard to miss. He’s got half of a massive beard, talks like a kookaburra, and is a force of Nature in the charitable fundraising world. He and his organisation, Halfcut, have been campaigning HARD to ...

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May 5, 2021

Mandy Nolan live @ the Resilience & Regeneration Roadshow

Today’s episode is from the fifth and final leg of the Resilience and Regeneration roadshow, this one live from Federal, in collaboration with Renew Fest and Resilient Byron. The timing is fitting because THIS WEEKEND, the 7t...

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April 28, 2021

Simon Richardson sees the value of political collaboration

I don’t know about you, but I really can’t stand the divisiveness that we see in politics and the media these days. Every day it’s he said/she said, this party vs that party, left vs right, black vs white, right vs wrong. At ...

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April 18, 2021

Catherine Ingram live @ the Resilience & Regeneration Roadshow

Today’s episode is from the fourth in a series of five live conversations as part Renew Fest and Resilient Byron 's ‘Resilience & Regeneration Roadshow’; this episode from Ballina with special guest and local, Catherine Ingra...

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April 6, 2021

Re-imagining our food system @ The Great Local Lunch

Do you eat food? Do you care where your food comes from, how it was grown, and who grows it? If the answer is YES, then this is the episode for you, because today’s episode was recorded during the National Sustainable Living ...

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March 31, 2021

Richard Jones live @ the Resilience & Regeneration Roadshow

This conversation was recorded live, in Bangalow, as the third of five live interviews as part of Resilient Byron and Renew Fest's ‘ Resilience & Regeneration Roadshow’ These are community forums in villages around the Byron ...

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March 23, 2021

Bob Brown & Scott Jordan see a protected takayna rainforest

Usually I’m on Bundjalung country, but THIS episode was recorded on takayna land in lutruwita (otherwise known as Tasmania), and I’d like to pay respects to the takayna people, and all first nations people of beautiful lutruw...

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March 14, 2021

18 - Zara Noruzi live @ the Resilience & Regeneration Roadshow

This conversation was recorded live, at Brunswick Heads, as the second of five live interviews as part of the ‘ Resilience & Regeneration Roadshow ’, in collaboration with Renew Fest and Resilient Byron This is where we are h...

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March 8, 2021

17 - Chadden Hunter sees the beauty of the wild

Do you remember 'Planet Earth'? The original big, bold nature documentary starring David Attenborough? Of course you do. Chances are you own or owned it on DVD, because it’s the highest selling DVD in the world, by FAR. My gu...

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March 2, 2021

16 - Jean Renouf live @ the Resilience & Regeneration Roadshow

Today's episode takes a bit of a different format. Usually I have long-form, intimate conversations with people, often in their home. And I like that. Something I really love about this podcast medium is its long-form, grassr...

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