Acting Up! - 45 Years of FoE - Transform Waste

Tuesday, 26 November 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Celebrating 45 years of Friends of the Earth - Transform Waste. Waste has always been an issue - and nothing is ever new! Campaign started around deposit legislation and Coca-cola - was successful in some states. Shows victory is never permanent as we are still campaigning on that now. Campaigned around E-Waste to packaging to food waste. Plastics in the ocean is current now, but we've been talking about this issue for 4 decades. Presenter: Megan Williams. Guests: Fran McDonald (WAGA), Genevieve Fry (FoE Food Coop), Anine Cummins (FoE Transform Waste coordinator), Edgie Gifford (FoE Zero Waste volunteer), and Jim Green discusses nuclear waste dumps.

Monday 2:00pm to 2:30pm
Ratbags, Peaceniks and Agents of Change. Resistance radio that explores the movements that made us, drawing from the activist archives through to voices of resistance today. We take you under the hood to see how collectives and campaigns are formed, mobilise people, work cooperatively to transform systems of oppression and are sustained over time.

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