Saving Westernport Bay: A community takes on AGL

Sunday, 27 August 2023 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Save Westernport Campaign

Saving Westernport Bay: A community takes on AGL


On October 17th 2017 AGL announced it would install a Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU) in Westernport Bay on the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria.


We re-visit the story of the Save Westernport Campaign, broadcast on 3CR in June 2021, to look at what citizens are up against when they take on large corporations to protect the environment and the planet.


We hear from

Aunty Dyan Summers, Bunurong Elder, Bunurong Land Council


Save Westernport Campaign committee members (2017-2021)

Candy Van Rood, President

Jane Carnegie, Vice President

Julia Stockigt, Sect'y


Chris Atmore: Environmental Lawyer

Sacha Guggenheimer: Marine scientist

Belinda Lewis: Anthropologist


Music:  Marty Williams Experiment


Photo courtesy Julia Stockigt


Earth Matters Episode #1415

Produced by Judith Peppard

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


Phil Evans, Bec Horridge, Eiddwen Jeffery, Judith Peppard & Jacob Gamble