I thought I knew our carbon footprint pretty well. All the things we do that add temperature warming gases to the atmosphere. But when you assess it in detail, there are a few surprises.

In the last couple of days I used the carbon footprint calculator from Carbon Neutral to…


I’m worried about how hard it is for many people to take action to reduce their impact on the climate. It seems we can all start at home, where we’re in control of what we’re doing. So I decided to start my own journey in January 2021 and write about…


Inspiration versus Sustainability

Humans are interesting. Despite our social and environmental challenges, we don’t like to give up. Our spirit to make things better and solve problems drives us to improve support services and develop new programs.

Photo by Alessandro Bianchi on Unsplash

I’ve seen and experienced good intention across many non-profit and for-purpose organisations. Committed…


Photo by Drew Graham on Unsplash

Kata x Social Impact.

A dark stage; the arrival of a single breakdancer; the envelope of an organic percussive beat; artistry and intensity begin to layer each other; and the human spirit telling its story.

Last night, sitting in the audience of Kata, a dance performance by Anne Nguyen Dance…


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Australia elects a new federal government on May 19. Despite a mature election process, the quality of policy debate has fallen dramatically in the last decade. A combative parliament and news cycle driven by social media is no place for rational policy formulation. …

Andrew Reilly

Designer and developer of human services and how to make them sustainable

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