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South West

Understorey: Wording the Wheatbelt, pt 1

Wednesday 18th July

Understorey: Wording the Wheatbelt, pt 1

Western Australia’s wheatbelt has re-shaped the South West, producing 60% of Australia’s wheat exports, but often […]

Understorey: Climate 2018 ~Climatologically speaking

Wednesday 16th May

Understorey: Climate 2018 ~Climatologically speaking

Bureau of Meteorology Senior Climatologist Glenn Cook speaks with Understorey about a hundred years and more […]

Understorey: Climate 2018 ~Changing South West

Wednesday 18th April

Understorey: Climate 2018 ~Changing South West

Water, energy, agriculture, forests, bushfires, social justice – some of the many issues facing us as […]

Understorey: Reflecting on a Creative Life

Wednesday 31st January

Understorey: Reflecting on a Creative Life

Simon Nevill has been author, photographer, designer, publisher and ornithologist, highlighting Western Australia’s unique environment.  His […]

Understorey: Bill Bunbury’s Invisible South West – Part One

17th May 2017

Understorey: Bill Bunbury’s Invisible South West – Part One

Our South West is a unique corner of the globe, but after 200 years of local clearing […]

Understorey: South West Festival of Fibre

19th April 2017

Understorey: South West Festival of Fibre

Fair Harvest near Margaret River hosted a spring Festival of Fibre. Understorey discovered natural fibres and […]

Understorey: Tom Wilson and this Old Place

12th April 2017

Understorey: Tom Wilson and this Old Place

Two hundred years ago, some Europeans spoke South West Aboriginal language; a hundred years ago, campers in […]

Understorey: Gasfield Western Australia

12th October 2016

Understorey: Gasfield Western Australia

The Barnett Liberal government is permitting “exploration” for fracking, with promises of future unconventional gasfields across […]

Understorey: Hot for UNESCO spot

16th March 2016

Understorey: Hot for UNESCO spot

Professor Hans Lambers, a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science, at the School of Plant […]

Understorey: Ocean Life Sanctuaries

10th June 2015

Understorey: Ocean Life Sanctuaries

Our marine life is under dramatic pressure from industrial fishing and climate change, while our federal […]