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 EcoRadio.net, a radio show with a similar history.

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.

A mouldy boot caused by the big wet

Mould moves in

Geoff Ebbs /26 July, 2022

The big wet has Brisbane renters tearing apart sharehouses, burning leather clothing and scrubbing walls with clove and tea tree oil, mixed with vinegar and warm water in a battle with an unwanted, microbial, housemate; mould. Christine Schindler wrote in Westender last week “The mould ripened, it invited friends and propagated indiscriminately on brick and Continue Reading →

Professor Jeffrey Sachs addresses NATO

Sachs exhorts EU not to blindly follow US

Geoff Ebbs /20 July, 2022

Professor Jeffrey Sachs addressed NATO this month, begging European nations not to blindly follow the US into a global war with China and Russia. He says US is no longer a global leader, and is in denial about this, leading the West into a dangerous and futile global war. He points out that successive US Continue Reading →

Wavy with Ginger at the Edible Exchange

Mt Tamborine Food Exchange

Geoff Ebbs /20 July, 2022

My Great Notion of the Week this week is the Mount Tamborine Edible Exchange shared by Wavy. It’s an honour system where people can bring food to the central roadside exchange and take food away. No money changes hands. They post pictures online so everyone knows what’s in the food exchange. There’s pictures and more Continue Reading →

Urban farm at Kelvin Grove

Geoff Ebbs /22 June, 2022

In this weeks show we are joined in the studio by Chris Fullon,Founder of Australian Urban Growers. We will talk about urban farming and the future of food security, we will also give you a tour of their set-up in Kelvin Grove State College College and the work that Jimmy Southwood is doing to ensure Continue Reading →

Guy Pearse author

Hollowing out the Liberals

Geoff Ebbs /25 May, 2022

The rise of the Green-Teal tide on the weekend speaks volumes about environmental politics.Geoff Ebbs reflects on the implications for the Liberals and the Greens The destruction of the Liberal Party by Scott Morrison has many dimensions including integrity, misogyny, gender wars, culture wars and climate wars. Both the Teal independents and the Greens benefited Continue Reading →