ABC Nightlife - By My Side with Bob Brown and Ben Oquist


ABC Nightlife recently aired an interview with Bob Brown and Ben Oquist.

"What has it been like to work side by side for so many years in Australian politics? Bob Brown is the founder of The Australian Greens and Ben Oquist is his former Chief of Staff."

Duration: 37min 57sec
Broadcast: Sat 22 Apr 2017, 10:00pm
Published: Sun 23 Apr 2017, 6:27pm

Listen to the interview on here
Presenter: Sarah Macdonald

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What role does journalism play in saving wild places?


Bob was interviewed by BayFM's David Hickson about journalism and reporting in Australia (and anti-protest laws, nuclear waste dump in Australia, ...), on Sunday 7th August at 11am during the Byron Writer’s Festival.

The interview is available here on


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Bob Brown on-air with Joy 94.9 Saturday Magazine talking Marriage Equality among other things


Bob was interviewed on Saturday August 8 by Macca and his panel of experts for the Joy 94.9 Saturday Magazine.

Bob's part starts soon after the 01:07:50 mark (1 hour, seven minutes, 50 seconds) - so put on your headphones, sit back and enjoy.

Access the podcast on the Joy 94.9 website here.


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OnePlusOne interview - Hard to believe he was a politician

Bob interviewed on ABC's One Plus One

ABC's popular program One Plus One is launching its 2015 season this weekend (24/25 Jan 2015) with Jane Hutcheon interviewing Bob Brown.

It's a beaut little interview, so if you get a chance have a look at it either when it is aired, or on iview.


Friday 10.30am ABC 1

Saturday 5.30pm (AEDT) ABC News 24

Sunday 9.30pm (AEDT) ABC News 24

Interviews are also uploaded to the catch-up service iview, and posted on the One Plus One website:

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North Melbourne Books Talks to Former Greens Leader Bob Brown

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North Melbourne Books

"Our author interview this month is with Bob Brown. We talk with Bob about his inspiring book, Optimism: Reflections on a Life of Action. "

North Melbourne Books have published a short interview with Bob in their current newsletter.

For the full interview, click here.

Signed copies of Optimism are available here.

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Bob Brown, the optimist

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Interview by Caitlin Howlett in Green Lifestyle

How on earth can Bob Brown remain an optimist in today’s society? He shares with us some of his brilliant philosophies to remain positive, many of which he reflects upon in his new book, Optimism.

Brown also shares some sage advice for youngsters.

Read the full interview in

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The Era of Change

From poverty and social inequality to climate change and animal cruelty – there are many issues and injustices in our world today. However, this is rapidly changing. Never in history has there been less violence; never has the human race been so aware and connected; and never have you, as one person, had the power and tools available to create a profound impact for a kinder world.

Bob is one of several interviewed for this striking short film by Thomas King - The Era of Change.

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Radio Adelaide Interview - Marnie Round, South Australian Council of Social Service

21 August 2014

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Bob Brown – Environmental Activist & Former Politician

Bob Brown recently retired from a long political career but his lifetime of environmental and social justice activism lives on. He joined us to yarn about the significant experiences in his life that have helped shape him, and why he’ll never stop being an activist.

Produced by Dwayne Coulthard & Marnie Round.

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Bob's Interview on Studio 10 with Ita Buttrose

Bob Brown: Reflections on politics, being green and being gay

Published on Aug 17, 2014

"Former Greens leader Bob Brown is one of the most significant figures this country has known. He made his name saving pristine wilderness then formed a political party that changed the landscape forever."

He opens up to Ita Buttrose on Studio 10.

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Interview on Radio National 5 August 2014 "Optimism: Bob Brown"

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Bob interviewed by Natasha Mitchell on Radio National - "Bob Brown on optimism and how fear is used in the marketing arsenal. - Tuesday 5 August 2014"

Listen to the interview on the Radio National website.


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