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Salvation

Things take time. To be a good surfer in my estimation takes 5 years. To be great takes 10. To be a nation it...

Passover or Easter?

Many Christians will Celebrate Easter on Good Friday (the crucifixion) and Sunday for the resurrection, few Churches will be following the Passover rite. Passover...

Escher X Nendo

Between two worlds With the St Kilda Festival scheduled on a Sunny Sunday, I set off in the opposite direction of the beach and...

Violence on Melbourne streets

The violent silence in the Australian landscape cries out for the victims that die or struggle to go on. The victims of the horrific...

Equal access to Education

Jerusha Mather is an enduring voice of equality for disabled students seeking access into courses that they are grossly underrepresented in.Her personal journey began...

Melbourne Tourist tips

Waking up on the Summer morning ,sipping coffee as the birds dart in and out of the garden, is bliss, even if the rest...

Complicit

Dictionary meaning: Involved with others in an activity that is unlawful or morally wrong.'the careers of those complicit in the cover up were blighted'...

EUPHORIA Total Giovanni

“Melbourne, you give me a warm fuzzy feeling…and just the right amount of sexual tension”. Total Giovanni honed in on the restless feet of...

‘I remember when I was young and I was happy’

“We played your song to John Lee Hooker, and he liked it” Matt Taylor remembers being told. In 1971 Sunbury, tried to deliver a...

Spring Snow

The Victorian Snow Fields experienced a long season with full coverage to delight skiers that could enjoy the slopes in fine weather. The lure...

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It’s not easy being a green brand, but it can be

By David Campbell, Partner at Brand Rebellion Internal and external communication is the linchpin of any sustainability transformation. Typical greenwashing words like ‘green’, ‘eco-friendly’ ‘sustainable’, natural’ and ‘environmentally friendly’ can be misleading, and messages that brands put out about their ESG effort should include the exact policy, process and impact. Carefully crafted messages explaining exactly […]

Latest Research Reveals Significant Environmental Benefits of Hybrid Working: Businesses Reduce Energy Usage by a Fifth

 Businesses have cut energy usage by a fifth (19%) as a result of the more efficient use of office space or by providing teams access to flexible workspace 84% of businesses that have adopted hybrid working have reduced their energy usage and overall carbon footprint More than three quarters are looking to explore additional avenues […]

Protecting Rivers Is No Joke – And the World Now Agrees

By Zach Green (President and co-founder) and Chris Keefer (CEO and co-founder) of Rivers are Life. 2024 represents a mission critical inflection point for the world in confronting the climate crisis. For example, new rules in the European Union and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission will change how global businesses report risks and manage […]

Red Tape in Renewable Energy Zones slowing Green Energy revolution

  Battery Energy Storage Rok Solid An expert at the coalface of brokering land deals for renewable projects is warning bureaucratic red tape is hampering Australia’s potential to be at the forefront of the green energy revolution with approvals taking as long as three years. “States like New South Wales and Queensland have specific Renewable […]

OCEAN YOUTH SUMMIT 2024: EMPOWERING YOUTH FOR OCEAN CONSERVATION AND INNOVATION

Hundreds of young Australians converged at OceanEarth Foundation’s inaugural Ocean Youth Summit, last week, to champion the cause of ocean conservation. The first of its kind in Australia, the event brought together an array of speakers and emerging leaders to discuss innovation, sustainability, and ocean conservation. With a focus on engaging youth advocates, the Ocean Youth […]

Forum focuses on how to produce and consume with reduced planetary impact

John Gertsakis, Director of the Product Stewardship Centre of Excellence.  Product stewardship is the pathway for businesses and governments to a real-world circular economy, and for the first-time leaders in product stewardship from these sectors in Australia and Europe are coming together on 9 May in Sydney. At the 2024 Australian Product Stewardship Forum, these changemakers […]

STH BNK By Beulah explores hydroponics via first Melbourne urban farm in Southbank

In the lead-up to construction commencing on Australia’s tallest tower STH BNK By Beulah, Melbourne developer Beulah has partnered with Sydney-based community vertical farming business, Greenspace, to activate the existing site into a 200sqm pop-up Macrofarm during the prep phase for construction. Disrupting the traditional food production and distribution system with a profound new interconnected […]

Australian businesses eye opportunities in Vietnam’s surging green economy

 Asialink Business CEO Leigh Howard The timing couldn’t be better for Australian businesses to tap into opportunities arising from Vietnam’s green economy sector. As part of its Just Energy Transition Partnership (JETP), Vietnam aims to generate 47 percent of its power from renewable energy by 2030. Its recently approved National Power Development Plan implementation roadmap […]

Wilderlands protects 100,000 square metres of vulnerable Australian habitat through biodiversity credits.

Wilderlands have reached a major milestone becoming the world’s fastest voluntary biodiversity credit developer to retire over 100,000 units which will protect over 10 hectares of vulnerable Australian habitat, forever. Wilderlands have reached a major milestone becoming the world’s fastest voluntary biodiversity credit developer to retire over 100,000 units which will protect over 10 hectares […]

Today’s ramble

I’ve changed the day I publish my article on this website. I did that a few weeks ago in an effort to force myself to write. I’m finding I’m too busy doing things for, or with, other people to find time to write my blog. The thing...

Wimbo Park a winner for Surry Hills

Wimbo Park in Surry Hills. Will Jones/City of Sydney City of Sydney A bigger, better and more beautiful Wimbo Park is now open for residents and visitors of Surry Hills. The City of Sydney’s multi-million dollar upgrade has transformed a small rest area into 4,600 square metres of open lawns, trees, seating and play areas […]

Australia setting poor example on emissions targets as global mass bleaching event confirmed

wwf.org.au The heat stress damaging coral across most of the Great Barrier Reef is now officially part of a global mass bleaching event. Earlier today, the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) confirmed the world is experiencing a fourth mass event, and the second in the last 10 years. “This event drives home that […]