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5 Inspiring Australian Female Politicians You Should Know

5 Inspiring Australian Female Politicians You Should Know

In 1921, the first woman was elected to Australian parliament. Her name was Edith Cowan and she was an advocate of women and children’s rights. Elected to serve as a member of parliament for Western Australia, she helped to pave the way for women in Australian politics. However, almost 100 years later, the macho character...

WAMA Underwear: Comfy Organic Hemp Undies for Everyday Sustainable Living

WAMA Underwear: Comfy Organic Hemp Undies for Everyday Sustainable Living

The superior sustainability qualities of the centuries-old hemp fabric have been known by environmentalists and hippies for decades, but it has taken pro-cannabis legalisation and the backing of science to de-stigmatise the benefits and uses of this plant. Learning of the eco-friendly properties of hemp fibre and betting that it would gain mainstream acceptance, US-based...

10 of the Best Protest Signs From Australia’s School Strike for Climate

10 of the Best Protest Signs From Australia’s School Strike for Climate

Right across the world, the youth climate strike movement is gaining momentum, spearheaded by the now 16-year-old climate activist and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Greta Thunberg who sat outside Sweden’s parliament protesting her government’s failure to act on the biggest threat facing her generation – climate change. Students in more than 100 countries are taking Thunberg’s cue...

Climate Change Policies: How Do Australian Labor, the Coalition and the Greens Compare?

Climate Change Policies: How Do Australian Labor, the Coalition and the Greens Compare?

Last week, the Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF) released a scorecard, assessing Australia’s three major parties, The Australian Greens, Australian Labor Party (ALP) and the Liberal National Party aka the Coalition, on 50 key policies across four main areas: renewables investment, coal phase out, stopping Adani’s coal mine and protecting the natural environment. The highest possible...

Eco Product Review: Bhumi Ethically Made 100% Organic Cotton Bed Sheets

Eco Product Review: Bhumi Ethically Made 100% Organic Cotton Bed Sheets

Tossing and turning and can’t seem to get comfy in bed? Have sensitive skin or suffer from skin allergies and your bed sheets causing irritation? I understand your frustrations. I’ve been there, experienced that. As a conscious entrepreneur who needs a good night’s sleep to perform at high levels, and one who has sensitive skin...

Australians Throw Out $8.9b Worth of Good Food Each Year. Here’s How to Cut Food Waste…

Australians Throw Out $8.9b Worth of Good Food Each Year. Here’s How to Cut Food Waste…

According to the UN Food and Agricultural Organisation, 1.3 billion tonnes of food is wasted globally each year; that’s one-third of all food produced worldwide either spoilt in transit or thrown out by consumers. Australia is one of the highest food-wasting countries per capita, ranked fourth in the world. With limited arable land and climate...

EKO Mindful Boss Ladies Series: EKOLUV Founder, Model and Entrepreneur Emily Kate Symes on Self-Belief and the Fallacy of the ‘Overnight Success’

EKO Mindful Boss Ladies Series: EKOLUV Founder, Model and Entrepreneur Emily Kate Symes on Self-Belief and the Fallacy of the ‘Overnight Success’

When we interviewed Emily Kate Symes all the way back in 2015, we knew she would go on to even bigger and brighter things – and she proved us right. Last year the eco-conscious model and entrepreneur took her online sustainable fashion business EKOLUV to new heights by opening a boutique store in the heart...