Coogee Voice is a podcast dedicated to our local community and hosted by Dr Marjorie O'Neill, the Member for Coogee . Each episode we'll be chatting with local identities, from all walks of life but all from our eastern suburbs community. We'll be exploring the history of our beautiful suburbs, tackling the issues of the day and looking ahead to what our future might hold. Join us as we explore the Coogee electorate and all the great people that live in it.
Simone Able and the Capital Punishment Justice Project.
On this episode we talk with Simone Abel, Eastern Suburbs local and CEO of the Capital Punishment Justice Project. On todays episode we discuss the critical work they are doing to in providing emergency assistance to evacuate Afghans at risk of death and their work to eliminate the death penalty including one of their most recent projects to establish an Australia-Japan Reciprocal Access Agreement.
Beach: Red leaf beach
Burger: Bondi Tony's
Christina Underwood | Plastic Free Bronte
On today's episode we have Christina Underwood from Plastic Free Bronte. Plastic Free Bronte is a community-based group of passionate volunteers that supports the local community with education and events and liaise with local businesses to help make their plastic-free journey as easy as possible. Learn about the great work they are doing and how you can get involved.
Marian Schaffer | President of the Irish Support Agency
The Irish Support Agency provides support for seniors, they give visa advice, health advice, covid exemptions, they help people with homelessness, new mothers and mental health support to the Irish community.
Move for Men
On today's episode Dr Marjorie O'Neill sits down with Move for Men founders Kurt and Tom. Move for Men is a grassroots project aiming to support men's health and wellbeing via walking groups and community-based events. It aims to be a source of support, connection, and mate-ship for all fathers, brothers, sons, mothers and daughters in the local community.
Best beach Bronte
Burger: Little L
Coffee: social house
Best Beach: Clovelly
Burger: Out of the Blue - Beast burger
Coffee: Clovelly social house
Jacob & Lenka Kriz | Cat and Cow Cafe
On today's episode of Coogee Voice, Dr Marjorie O'Neill sits down with Jacob & Lenka Kriz, owners and founder of Cat and Cow Coffee, one of our local cafes that unites specialty coffee and delicious local food with a passion for Zero Waste. In today's episode we discuss how COVID has changed their mode of operation and using biogradgable cups that are FOGO friendly, and what you can be doing to reduce our own waste and impact on the environment.
In this week's episode of Coogee Voice we are joined by Trent Baldock.
Trent is a born and bred Bondi local who does it all.
Trent has spent a lot of his life travelling the world with his band, is a marriage celebrant and is also a passionate advocate for mental health.
In this week's episode Trent talks to us about the effect Covid is having on businesses and the whole arts industry, his work as a celebrant on 'Love At First Sight' and how he has found himself advocating for mental health.