13 episodes

10 years ago Canberra was at the edge of a cultural boom. Now, after a summer of tragic bushfires and a global pandemic bringing us to a standstill, what is the vision for our city going forward?

We interview some of Canberra's most influential people about their vision for the capital. This is a Newcast Studios podcast in collaboration with HerCanberra and Lonsdale St. Studio.

The Canberrans: A HerCanberra Podcas‪t‬ Newcast Studios

    • Society & Culture
    • 3.9 • 7 Ratings

10 years ago Canberra was at the edge of a cultural boom. Now, after a summer of tragic bushfires and a global pandemic bringing us to a standstill, what is the vision for our city going forward?

We interview some of Canberra's most influential people about their vision for the capital. This is a Newcast Studios podcast in collaboration with HerCanberra and Lonsdale St. Studio.

    Cath Ingram

    Cath Ingram

    KPMG’s lead partner for the Federal Government and Chair of the KPMG Canberra Office Cath Ingram, spends much of her time dealing with the machinations emanating from the House on the Hill. But she is also a loyal local with a passion for the arts, live music and rugby union. The Canberrans is a video series and podcast produced by Newcast Studios in collaboration with HerCanberra, Lonsdale St. Studio and Salon Canberra.

    • 28 min
    Georgeina Whelan

    Georgeina Whelan

    Nothing could have prepared Georgeina Whelan for the professional and personal challenges that came in 2020. As the first female Commissioner of the ACT’s Emergency Service Agency, she was prepared to take over the position at the start what was going to be a busy summer. Was she prepared for an apocalyptic summer? Not quite. The Canberrans is a video series and podcast produced by Newcast Studios in collaboration with HerCanberra, Lonsdale St. Studio and Salon Canberra.

    • 33 min
    Sasa Sestic

    Sasa Sestic

    Sasa Sestic has helped put Canberra on the map internationally — showing the world that the best coffee can, and does, come from the nation’s capital — by winning the World Barista Competition in 2015. In this episode of The Canberrans be prepared to be inspired by Sasa’s enthusiasm for coffee, for Canberra, and for working with a singular focus to achieve his goals. The Canberrans is a video series and podcast produced by Newcast Studios in collaboration with HerCanberra, Lonsdale St. Studio and Salon Canberra.

    • 32 min
    Dr Sophie Lewis

    Dr Sophie Lewis

    Dr Sophie Lewis is the ACT’s newly Commissioner for Sustainability and the Environment. She was the 2019 ACT Scientist of the Year. Sophie previously worked in academia where she used climate models, observations and palaeoclimate records to provide a long-term perspective on recent climate change—and has a particular focus on how heatwave events in Australia are changing. Her research has never been more relevant than this year. The Canberrans is a video series and podcast produced by Newcast Studios in collaboration with HerCanberra, Lonsdale St. Studio and Salon Canberra.

    • 27 min
    Stephanie Males

    Stephanie Males

    Stephanie Males is the first Canberra woman appointed to manage PricewaterhouseCoopers in the capital. She is now responsible for overseeing a workforce of 500 and providing high level advice to federal government departments on taxation, employment, international trade and supply chain consequences of delivering a range of public policy measures. The Canberrans is a video series and podcast produced by Newcast Studios in collaboration with HerCanberra, Lonsdale St. Studio and Salon Canberra. 

    • 27 min
    Dhani Gilbert

    Dhani Gilbert

    This NAIDOC week we are celebrating the contribution that Wiradjuri woman Dhani Gilbert is making to her city and her culture. At just 18, Dhani has already dedicated her considerable energies to promoting the rights and recognition of Indigenous Australians—proudly following in the footsteps of her grandfather, veteran Aboriginal activist Kevin Gilbert. At just 16, Dhani was named Young Canberra Citizen of the Year, and she is now trailblazing her way through three tertiary qualifications. The Canberrans is a video series and podcast produced by Newcast Studios in collaboration with HerCanberra, Lonsdale St. Studio and Salon Canberra.

    • 23 min

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