Earth Matters

Sunday 11:00am to 11:30am
Local, national and international environmental issues from grassroots, activist perspectives with a strong social justice focus. Distributed nationally on the Community Radio Network.


Corey Green, Gem Romuld, Teishan Ahearne and Michaela Stubbs


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#FreeKaren - debunking the Government's scare tactics

We’re discussing the fallout from the Federal Government’s Anti-Radicalisation kit, and it’s framing of environmental activism as violent extremism.
4 Oct 2015

Learning to co-exist: trees versus road safety

In the duplication of the Western Highway between Ararat and Beaufort, campaign group Western Highway Alternative Mindsets (WHAM) says that Vic Roads is grossly exceeding their Environmental Effects Statement, but Vic Roads argues that what they're doing is necessary for safety.
27 Sep 2015

BP in the Bight: Drilling for oil in our southern ocean

Today on Earth Matters we speak to various South Australian based activists about the campaign to stop BP's plan to drill for oil in the Great Australian Bight's pristine ocean environment. Just five years on from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, BP are completing their Environment Plan and are hoping to begin exploratory drilling next year but South Australians are banding together to stop them. Today we'll hear some of those voices.
20 Sep 2015

Earth Matters 1000th Episode

A look at the first 999 episodes of Earth Matters - the history, some great archival audio and a look at Earth Matter's contribution to environmental and social justice movements.
13 Sep 2015

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