101.3FM Community News Podcast

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Subtitle: Sunshine Coast Community News
Summary: Up to date open talk about local news in the Sunshine Coast
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Title: Community Help Each Other With Computer Woes
Author: 101.3FM
Subtitle: What's Going On - 4/11/2009
Summary: People with computer woes help each other in the Sunshine Coast Computer Club. But its regular meetings are also a lot of fun, as Diet Simon heard from their Heather Atkinson.
Published: Wed, 4 Nov 2009 9:52 PM
Duration: 7:47
Download: sc-computer-club-20091004.mp3
Title: Why Barack Obama Should Be Tried For Treason
Author: 101.3FM
Subtitle: What's Going On - 14/10/2009
Summary: Gill Norman is a Coast-based documentary filmmaker who thinks US President Barack Obama should be tried for treason. She told Mark Rodriquez why on What's Going On? on October 14.
Published: Mon, 19 Oct 2009 8:16 PM
Duration: 2:14
Download: 20091014-gillnorman-obama.mp3
Title: Traveston Dam - The Latest
Author: 101.3FM
Subtitle: What's Going On - 14/10/2009
Summary: It's been hectic activity for the people opposing the Traveston dam plan since it's been sent to Canberra for scrutiny, with a decision due any time. David Kreutz, a leader in the movement, told Diet Simon what they've been up to on What's Going On? on October 14.
Published: Mon, 19 Oct 2009 8:12 PM
Duration: 9:56
Download: 20091014-travestonpkg.mp3
Title: Noosa Junction Bus Transfer Station
Author: 101.3FM
Subtitle: What's Going On - 30/9/2009
Summary: A handful of residents of Noosa Junction are objecting to a bus transfer station being built there. It’s a longstanding plan. They’ve complained to the Sunshine Coast Council and in letters to local newspapers. Mark Rodriquez and Diet Simon talked to Councillor Russell Green on their show What’s Going On.
Published: Fri, 16 Oct 2009 7:22 PM
Duration: 7:21
Download: 20090930-cllr-russ-green.mp3
Title: Hilton Esplanade, Bone of Contention
Author: 101.3FM
Subtitle: What's Going On - 30/9/2009
Summary: A quiet dead-end street on the bank of the Noosa River, Hilton Esplanade just before you cross the bridge near The Harbour Marina into Tewantin, has become a bone of contention. The Sunshine Coast Council wants to build a cycle path through there to enable cyclists a clear run all along the river. A number of residents are angry that it will spoil their enjoyment of the area. Mark Rodriquez and Diet Simon talked about the dispute with Councillor Russell Green, on What’s Going On.
Published: Fri, 16 Oct 2009 7:19 PM
Duration: 5:34
Download: 20090930-cllrrussgreen-hilton.mp3
Title: Traveston Dam – Cut & Dried?
Author: 101.3FM
Subtitle: What's Going On - 30/9/2009
Summary: Recently Premier Anna Bligh gave an exclusive announcement to a Sunday newspaper that all was cut and dried with the Traveston dam. It turned out that it was not. Steve Burgess is with the Save the Mary River group opposing the dam and he told Mark Rodriquez and Diet Simon on their show What’s Going On that the Premier was just trying to divert attention from other worries by making the announcement.
Published: Fri, 16 Oct 2009 7:17 PM
Duration: 7:03
Download: 20090930-steveburgess-traveston.mp3
Title: Cooroy Industrial Zone?
Author: 101.3FM
Subtitle: What's Going On - 7/10/2009
Summary: Some land in the Cooroy area is being rezoned for future industrial use. That’s worrying some local people. Councillor Russell Green talked about their concerns to Mark Rodriquez and Diet Simon on their show What’s Going On.
Published: Fri, 16 Oct 2009 7:14 PM
Duration: 3:56
Download: 20091007-cllrrussgreen-cooroy.mp3
Title: Enlarging the Civic Centre
Author: 101.3FM
Subtitle: What's Going On - 7/10/2009
Summary: There’s a lot of aggro in the community about plans to enlarge the Civic Centre shopping precinct in Noosaville. Mark Rodriquez and Diet Simon had two spokespersons for groups opposing the plans on their show What’s Going On.
Published: Fri, 16 Oct 2009 7:12 PM
Duration: 8:09
Download: 20091007-marshallseels-noosacivic.mp3
Title: Eumundi Markets Worm Farm
Author: 101.3FM
Subtitle: What's Going On - 7/10/2009
Summary: A novel scheme has been started by Eumundi Markets to compost waste and return it to land as fertiliser. The man behind it, Peter Holman, spoke about the scheme to Mark Rodriquez and Diet Simon on their show What’s Going On.
Published: Fri, 16 Oct 2009 7:08 PM
Duration: 9:14
Download: 20091007-peterhoman-wormfarm.mp3
Title: Traveston plans gone to federal government
Author: 101.3FM
Subtitle: What's Going On - 7/10/2009
Summary: Victor Hill is a cattle farmer who’ll lose his land to the Traveston dam if it gets built. Mark Rodriquez and Diet Simon spoke to him after the announcement that the state government had sent its proposals to the federal environment minister, Peter Garrett. The interview aired on What’s Going On.
Published: Fri, 16 Oct 2009 7:05 PM
Duration: 6:03
Download: 20091007-victorhill-traveston.mp3
Title: Cooroy-Bruce Highway exit
Author: 101.3FM
Subtitle: What's Going On - 7/10/2009
Summary: A dispute has broken out between Cooroy residents and the state government about a planned Bruce Highway exit that would tear through their community. They’ve turned for help to the Independent Member of Parliament for the area, Peter Wellington, who talked to Mark Rodriquez for our Wednesday evening show, What’s Going On.
Published: Fri, 16 Oct 2009 7:01 PM
Duration: 6:10
Download: 20091014-peterwellington-cooroyofframp.mp3
Title: German students in Coolum
Author: 101.3FM
Subtitle: What's Going On - 14/10/2009
Summary: Two sixteen-year-old German high school students are more than half way through their five-month stay at Coolum State High School. Malte Zipper and Alex Strick talked to Diet Simon about their experiences, which included 10 days on an Aboriginal leader’s farm in Outback New South Wales.
Published: Fri, 16 Oct 2009 6:58 PM
Duration: 9:19
Download: 20091014-alex-malte-oseasstudents.mp3
Title: Coal-to-gas-to-liquid fuels global first for Australia
Author: 101.3FM
Subtitle: Producing ultra-clean motor fuel from coal
Summary: A Brisbane-based company is close to producing ultra-clean fuel from coal in what would be a global first. Sinc Energy is getting dozens of inquiries daily from overseas and interstate. The technology works like this: Coal is turned into gas while it's still in the ground. Above-ground the gas is turned into liquid fuel. It's still all a trial, out at Chinchilla, a farming town of about 3,500 people some 300 kilometres by road west of Brisbane, but Diet Simon has found out from a Sinc executive that fuel production is to start any day. He asked Justyn Peters, their general manager for government and environment affairs, to explain the technology.
Published: Tue, 7 Oct 2008 6:45 PM
Duration: 9:53
Download: Coal-to-fuel.mp3
Title: Noosa Landcare
Author: 101.3FM
Subtitle: Landcare Week
Summary: During Landcare Week - September 1 to 7, Veronica Lim talks with Paul Sprecher of Noosa Landcare to find out what Landcare is all about.
Published: Thu, 4 Sep 2008 11:30 AM
Duration: 4:50
Download: Veronica_Landcare_FinalVol.mp3
Title: Community Meets with Minister about Powerlines
Author: 101.3FM
Subtitle: Grassroots efforts to persuade Energy Minister of sustainability options
Summary: After months of protest, the people resisting the Queensland government's plan to run a 275,000 volt electricity line on high pylons from Gympie to Eumundi met with Energy Minister, Geoff Wilson on 26 August. Wilson had made it a condition that they first see the managers of Powerlink, the government company that would build the line, and if issues were left unresolved at that meeting, he'd see the community representatives himself. Diet Simon spoke with Graham Smith, co-ordinator of Powerlines Action Group Eumundi (PAGE) to find out how the meeting went.
Published: Thu, 28 Aug 2008 4:28 PM
Duration: 5:22
Download: Diet-GSmith2708s.mp3
Title: Biggest ever Save the Mary event in September
Author: 101.3FM
Subtitle: Diet Simon speaks with David Kreutz, secretary of the Save the Mary River Coordinating Group (SMRCG)
Summary: The people fighting the proposed Traveston dam on the Mary River are gearing up for their biggest protest yet next month and are appealing for a big turnout. They’ve teamed up with the GetUp! political activism organisation and will run a local leg of its Climate Torch Relay making its way across Australia (http://www.climatetorch.com/) in August and September. For more information, visit www.savethemaryriver.com
Published: Thu, 28 Aug 2008 4:18 PM
Duration: 22:33
Download: Diet-DKreutzSm.mp3
Title: Nightmare Powerlines - Support for the Community
Author: 101.3FM
Subtitle: Councillor Pledges Support and Outlines Energy Modernisation Plans
Summary: Councillor Vivien Griffin, a veteran green campaigner in the Noosa area and chair of the Sunshine Coast Regional Council's strategy amd planning committee, promised the PAGE meeting council's backing against the powerline plan and outlined the bigger energy picture.
Published: Thu, 28 Aug 2008 1:11 PM
Duration: 4:05
Download: DietVivien.mp3
Title: Will Nightmare Powerlines Go Ahead?
Author: 101.3FM
Subtitle: Interview with Graham Smith, co-ordinator of Powerlines Action Group Eumundi (PAGE)
Summary: After months of protest, the people resisting the Queensland government's plan to run a 275,000 volt electricity line on high pylons from Gympie to Eumundi have got themselves a meeting with Energy Minister, Geoff Wilson. Wilson had made it a condition that they first see the managers of Powerlink, the government company that would build the line, and if issues were left unresolved at that meeting, he'd see the community representatives himself. Powerlink failed to give the answers sought and the meeting with Wilson is set for 26 August.
Published: Thu, 28 Aug 2008 1:05 PM
Duration: 6:01
Download: DietGraham.mp3
Title: Nightmare Powerlines - Part 3
Author: 101.3FM
Subtitle: How the community at large is involved and how you can help
Summary: "Powerlines Action Group Eumundi (PAGE)" and are seeking your support, especially people with legal or writing skills. You can get more information on their website at www.saveeumundi.org.
Published: Sat, 2 Aug 2008 9:20 PM
Duration: 17:29
Download: PowerLines3.mp3
Title: Nightmare Powerlines - Part 2
Author: 101.3FM
Subtitle: The Issues and How Powerlink Is Not Helping
Summary: Two local residents talk about their pain and fury and how these lines will carve through 270 private properties even though they could run along the Bruce Highway instead.
Published: Sat, 2 Aug 2008 9:13 PM
Duration: 13:43
Download: PowerLines2.mp3
Title: Nightmare Powerlines - Part 1
Author: 101.3FM
Subtitle: Introduction and How the Problem Began
Summary: Two landowners tell how property values have dropped by half, people are losing sleep over health worries, relationships are being strained and life plans are being put on hold because 12 lines carrying 275,000 volts of electricity are to be run through their land and some of the most beautiful countryside in southeast Queensland, from Gympie to Eumundi.
Published: Thu, 17 Jul 2008 12:51 PM
Duration: 12:37
Download: PowerLines1.mp3