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Oct 19, 2017

We speak with Daryl Taylor, a survivor of the 2009 Black Saturday fires in Kinglake. In 2009 when that enormous tragedy hit, Daryl already had over a decade’s experience in community and organisational development roles. And since that day in February he has been involved on many informal and formal community based...


Oct 10, 2017

Steve Keen is professor and Head of the School of Economics, History and Politics at Kingston University in London. He’s credited with being one of the few economists who warned of the Global Financial Crisis and his books include 2001’s Debunking Economics and his just published Can We Avoid Another Financial...


Oct 3, 2017

We chat with Katherine Wilson, author of Tinkering: Australians Reinvent DIY Culture. She says "home-based tinkering — the everyday commitment to material problem-solving — is emerging as a legitimate vocation, in ways we haven’t seen since pre-industrial times." We talk about the joys of pulling things apart and...


Sep 26, 2017

Our guest this episode believes there is a third way which challenges the dichotomous view that when it comes to forestry, one ought to be either a conservationist or profiteer. Rowan Reid is a scientist and himself a farmer and forester. He’s also been a Senior Lecturer at Melbourne Uni for 20 years, and is the...


Sep 19, 2017

We speak with Craig Byatt and Liz Franzmann about their recent experience building a tiny house.

Craig Byatt is a holistic architect and Liz has a background in sustainability and project management. We spoke about how the demand for tiny houses is on the rise despite the average size of the new Australian home being a...