Shane Schmidt

Strategic Town Planning & Ecovillage Design Educator, Gold Coast City Council & Global Ecovillage Network (GEN)2014 Northern Rivers SLDP

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We need to write and lead this story

What was the most valuable thing you got out of CSL?

More tools and networks to help change the world

Why are you passionate about sustainability? What was the moment or event that made you decide to become a 'change maker' in your field?

The moment came when I witnessed clear fell logging in the area I grew up in (Yarra Ranges in Melbourne) and knew things needed to change.

Why is leadership for sustainability important?

At the moment the earth defenders and carers need to be leaders as we are at the forefront of new story of humanity. We need to write and lead this story.

What do you plan to do next on your sustainability journey?

I plan to continue being active in the community owned renewable energy group I started in Mullumbimby and also in the Global Ecovillage Network where leadership is needed.

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