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Your insider scoop on all things cool, green and wild in metropolitan South Australia. Listen on-demand to the Green Adelaide Podcast.

Do you want or have a career in South Australia’s environmental sector? Then this podcast is for you!

We are your enviro-exclusive on the people, projects and news of metropolitan SA.

The Green Adelaide Podcast is hosted by our Communications Manager, Melissa Martin.

On each episode she'll interview a local enviro-expert. From leaders and ecologists to planners and marketers to understand their career journey in and around the sector, as well as breakdown top environmental matters.

We’re not your regular environmental podcast, we’re your cool cultural podcast. How we live with our environment in Adelaide is a culture that we must talk about.

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Your insider scoop on all things cool, green and wild in metropolitan South Australia.

EPISODE 12: Interview with Narungga man Rodney Welch from the City of Port Adelaide Enfield council and landscape architect Warwick Keates from Wax Design

We are chatting about Yitpi Yartapuultiku, meaning in English 'the Soul of Port Adelaide', which is a new Aboriginal Cultural Space being built in the heart of Port Adelaide by the local council, the City of Port Adelaide Enfield. The pod is joined by Narungga man Rodney Welch from the City of Port Adelaide Enfield council and Warwick Keates from Wax Design to chat about this project, Aboriginal engagement and the environmental considerations of this future Green Star certified building.

EPISODE 11: Interview with Dr Nadine Kelly from SA's Dept for Environment and Water

Nadine is the current Program Leader of the Healthy Coorong, Healthy Basin project, but we’ll actually be talking with her about a different water source – the River Torrens / Karrawirra Pari. We’ll chat about Dr Nadine’s environmental career journey as a water engineer and download her years of knowledge studying and working in and around the River Torrens / Karrawirra Pari.

EPISODE 10: Interview with Dr Sheryn Pitman from Green Adelaide

For this episode we’ll be diving into Sheryn’s environmental career journey, talk a little about Adelaide’s National Park City status and what that means for our city, plus we’ll nut out the key learnings from her ecological literacy research.

EPISODE 9: RE-RUN with Prof Chris Daniels and Brenton Grear from Green Adelaide

2024 is a leap year. To mark this additional day in Feb, this month’s episode is a re-run of our most listened to show with Professor Chris Daniels and Brenton Grear from Green Adelaide talking about the concept of rewilding in Adelaide, what it means for our city, plus the dream of reintroducing platypus to the River Torrens / Karrawirra Pari one day soon.

EPISODE 8: Interview with John Zeppel the Deputy Mayor of Walkerville

For this episode, we’ll be talking to the recently appointed Deputy Mayor of the Town of Walkerville, John Zeppel. John runs an ICT business and has a passion for sustainability including building his own sustainable home. Learn about his unique journey into the environmental sector with some top tips if you'd like to take your enviro passion to represent your community.

EPISODE 7: Interview with Jason van Weenen at Green Adelaide

On this episode we'll be chatting with SA's local bat expert and the Team Leader of Urban Biodiversity at Green Adelaide Jason van Weenen about Adelaide's new-ish population of grey-headed flying foxes. All your flying fox questions will be answered, including why they aren't just called bats.

EPISODE 6: Interview with Lisien Loan from SA's Department for Environment and Water

On this episode we chat with the Director of conservation and wildlife at the Department for Environment and Water, Lisien Loan. Tune-in to hear about local wildlife ethics, permits and the future of wildlife conservation in SA.

EPISODE 5: Interview with Natalya Giffney from Green Adelaide

With spring being prime food planting time, this episode we'll be chatting with expert food gardener and educator Natalya Giffney from Green Adelaide.

EPISODE 4: Interview with Dr Karl Hillyard from SA's Department for Environment and Water

On this episode we’ll be talking the in-and-outs of living with wildlife and managing human-wildlife conflicts in metropolitan South Australia, with Principal Ecologist Dr Karl Hillyard.

EPISODE 3: Interview with Geoff Williams from the Australian Platypus Conservancy

On this episode we’ll be talking everything about platypuses and the in-and-outs of reintroducing them to metropolitan Adelaide with world-renowned platypus expert Geoff Williams from the Australian Platypus Conservancy.

EPISODE 2: Interview with Tammy Partridge from Green Adelaide

Tammy's career from WA regional farm hand to SA urban water manager is a unique path. On episode 2, learn about her career, managing trash in the Torrens, e-flows, plus more.

EPISODE 1: Interview with Professor Chris Daniels and Brenton Grear from Green Adelaide

We chat all things from their school days, life and environmental career tips, the new-ish concept of "rewilding" and what it means for Adelaide, plus the dream of reintroducing platypus to the River Torrens / Karrawirra Pari one day soon.