Looking for a new podcast for your Easter roadtrip?

On the road for this Easter and need a new podcast for the trip?

You don’t have to live in Tasmania to be in to The Australia Institute Tasmania’s new podcast #WTF2050 — What’s Tasmania’s Future, featuring some of Tasmania’s best and brightest thinkers.

“In each episode, we sit down with one of our inaugural ambassadors and challenge them to look forward a generation and pick a big hairy goal for Tasmania” says Leanne Minshull, Director of The Australia Institute Tasmania,

Take a look at #WTF2050 Episode List —

Episode 1: Saul Eslake

WTF2050 Hosts Leanne Minshull & Anna Bateman drop in on independent economist and proud Tasmanian, Saul Eslake. In this, our first episode, Saul gives us a tour of his home, originally built by convicts in 1820. While sharing his WTF2050 goal Saul provides some fascinating insights into Tasmania’s economic & social history, and finds time to tell us what really gets his goat!

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Episode 2: Jo Cook and Jess Robbins

Dark Mofo’s Winter Feast attracted 100K people last year, Curator Jo Cook and friend Jess Robbins, from the Global Island Partnership, have a WTF2050 goal that is a perfect fit for an island that is fast becoming the center of the Southern Hemisphere’s foodie trail.

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Episode 3: Scott Rankin

Raised on a Chinese Junk in Sydney Harbour, Scott Rankin came to Tasmania as a idealistic 22yo & went on to found Big h’Art , one of the world’s most acclaimed Community Art’s Companies. Big h’Art runs projects all over the world and Scott likes to think about Tasmania as an arts laboratory, given Tassie’s current place on the world art map, Scott’s WTF2050 goal is ambitious and we think, perfectly timed.

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Episode 4: Posie Graeme-Evans

Posie Graeme-Evans first came to Tasmania at the age of 14 after WW2. One of Australia’s most acclaimed TV producers (McLeod’s Daughters & Hi5) Poise is also a best selling historical novelist. As a master storyteller, her WTF2050 goal is in part, inspired by her belief in the power of narrative.

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Episode 5: Robin Banks

Robin Banks was Tasmania’s anti-discrimination commissioner for six years. In this episode Robin muses on her own career path and shares great examples of conflict resolution how we can get conflict out of the room and solve problems while rejecting the often adversarial landscape.

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Episode 6: Kirsha Kaechele

Kirsha Kaechele is perhaps, better known the partner of David Walsh founder of MONA. That is, however, the least interesting thing about her. Kirsha is an American contemporary art curator, artist, and founder of KKProjects and the Life is Art Foundation. Her WTF2050 goal would place Tassie at the center of the Internet Economy.

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Episode 7: Rosalie Martin

Rosalie Martin is a criminologist, speech therapist, Tasmanian of the Year 2017 & Founder of Chatter Matters. Rosie has been running literacy and parental attachment programs in Risdon prison and has been getting extraordinary results. Her WTF2050 goal is one that will initially shock and then inspire.

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WTF2050 — What’s Tasmania’s Future?

Big ideas from Tasmania, a stunning island on the edge of the world.

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