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Australia

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Tania Sernia profiles the back stories of social entrepreneurs, founders of NFP's and individuals making the shift from the world we have, to the world we want. She asks the question “What was that moment that made you take action?” It’s about the real human story, the hard slog, the triumphs and the challenges within the new paradigm of social enterprise.

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English


Episodes

Charlie Mgee – Fomidable Vegetable Sound System

3/14/2013
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What do permaculture principles and electo-swing ukelele have in common? Charlie Mgee! In this episode I chat to Charlie in the lush surrounds of Ceres Environment Park (surrounded by very vocal roosters) about how an ‘antique’ sprouty sweet potato was a catalyst for composing a repertoire of swingin’ tunes on a ukulele addressing the 12 principles of permaculture in a plethora musical styles ranging from ‘energy-descent electro-swing’ and ‘climate-change reggae’ to ‘peak-oil polka’....

Annie Leonard – The Story of Change Podcast

2/17/2013
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Annie Leonard (co-creator of the enormously successful The Story of Stuff) brings us her latest empowering story, The Story of Change recorded at the 2013 Sustainable Living Festival, Melbourne. She urges us to put down our credit cards and start exercising our citizen muscles to build a more sustainable, just and fulfilling world. “I’ve come to see that we have two parts to ourselves; it’s almost like two muscles – a consumer muscle and a citizen muscle. Our consumer muscle, which is fed...

Dean O’Callaghan: The Good Brew Co – Beer to the rescue!

2/4/2013
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Dean O’Callaghan and the Good Brew Co are on a mission to make our beer drinking experience environmentally sustainable – one amber ale at a time. Deano says his micro-brewed beer is great for the planet, vitamin-packed, a must for vegans and promotes excellent social cohesion. Growing-up in a environmentally and socially active hippie family, Deano took the logical career path; into computer programming. While living in Europe teaching English in Germany, he used ‘guerrilla’ lesson plans...

Phil Sidebottom – Green Hearts Recyclers

1/8/2013
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A professional solo classical clarinetist with an addiction to cigarettes and alcohol, Phil Sidebottom says his choices were based on a ‘loser’ and a PLOM (Poor Little Old Me) . Given two years to live if he didn’t change his lifestyle, Phil discovered that what he really loved to do was make a difference. Green Hearts Recyclers, based in Spotswood, Melbourne is Phil’s sustainability enterprise which reduces the demand on Australia’s landfill by collecting and re-selling used office...

“Who Cares?” Asked The Film. “We Do!” Social Entrepreneurs Panel Podcast

12/2/2012
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On Nov 29th Do Good Radio in collaboration with Arts In Action Social Action Film Nights was proud to present a screening of Mara Mourao’s exquisite documentary film “Who Cares?” followed by a panel of Australian social entrepreneurs featured on Do Good Radio! Listen in to the podcast of the evening! “Who Cares?” defines the concept “social entrepreneurship” and connects with viewers by opening a discussion about ethics, empathy, citizenship, and the potential for everybody to make a...

Ep 4. Project Rockit: Lucy Thomas

10/28/2012
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Listen Now Sitting on a park bench on a beach side holiday, sisters Rosie & Lucy Thomas developed an idea for a program that develops leadership in young people and tackles the issue of bullying in a positive, and empowering way – for young people BY young people. PROJECT ROCKIT was launched in 2006 by Rosie and Lucy Thomas, two Melbournian sisters who saw the opportunity to build youth leadership, citizenship and resilience by tackling the issue of bullying in school communities. Through...

Ep 4. Rosie Thomas, Project Rockit

10/27/2012
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Sitting on a park bench on a beach side holiday, sisters Rosie & Lucy Thomas developed an idea for a program that develops leadership in young people and tackles the issue of bullying in a positive, and empowering way – for young people BY young people.PROJECT ROCKIT was launched in 2006 by Rosie and Lucy Thomas, two Melbournian sisters who saw the opportunity to build youth leadership, citizenship and resilience [...]