Author: Geoff Ebbs

Geoff is an author, publisher and performer dedicated to building an independent media. He worked for Australian Consolidated Press as a Packer editor until starting his own media company in the mid-nineties. The Generator started life as a radio show on Byron Bay's Bay FM and continues as an umbrella for the Cage, the Cross and Great Notion. These digital assets have now been shared with, a radio show with a similar history.


Geoff Ebbs /12 January, 2023

Lizz from Wild Mountains chats with Geoff, Dave and Issy about her 6,000km (is that 6Mm?) trek from the Border Ranges on the East Coust, to the Ningaloo Reef on the West Coast to connect communities to nature. There is a launch event at Griffith University’s EcoCentre on January 25th, and more information at #trek2reconnect Continue Reading →

Frogs, phytoplankton and toxic waste ... in The Cage

Dead frogs and phytoplankton

Geoff Ebbs /11 January, 2023

Geoff riffs on the frog deaths in the Royal National park, phytoplanktons and the need to Agitate, Educate and Organise. There is no video for the Cage this week but the Hi fidelity is now available on the Soundcloud platform Catch the full texti is on LinkedIn and blog at

Professor Pink of Monash Emerging Technology Lab

The Edge of the Future

Geoff Ebbs /7 December, 2022

Geoff Interviews Professor Sarah Pink about her latest book, Life at the Edge of the Future. The premise is that we are always at the Edge of the Future, change is uncertain, unpredictable and so we cannot examine it as we examine the past. Instead, as an anthropologist Professor Pink describes herself as being in research. She Continue Reading →

Macron stalks a Pakistani on his jet ski

We fiddle while the Indus drowns

Geoff Ebbs /30 August, 2022

Water, water everywhere, and not a drop to drink Coleridge, The Ancient Mariner Predictions that the Global North would cynically turn its back on Climate refugees as drought, heatwaves and floods decimate the population of the Global South this week appear both reasonable and prescient. As I write this in my comfortable home in the Continue Reading →

Rob Pekin with the food Connect Mill

Milling Native Grasses

Geoff Ebbs /23 August, 2022

Rob Pekin from the Food Connect Foundation discusses building a local stone mill to produce flour in Brisbane from local grain.

Whaling with Howard Whelan

Geoff Ebbs /2 August, 2022

Howard Whelan is an Antarctic Tour Guide and past editor of Australian Geographic. He put together this sound package with Geoff Ebbs over a number of shows.