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Sustainability Month with Hope 103.2

How does sustainability interact and affect all areas of life and the world? Throughout September, we're going to search for answers to building a sustainable faith, environment, society and economy.

By Hope 103.2Monday 5 Sep 2022Station NewsReading Time: 5 minutes

Sustainability refers to the ability to maintain or support a process continuously over time.

Join us as we delve into sustainability in all areas of our lives this month.

The 4 key areas of sustainability

Throughout September you can find helpful information, interviews, articles and resources here covering all four key areas of sustainability. Check back as we add more each week and tune into Hope 103.2 to hear even more.


Faith is our foundation. How do we sustain faith through the highs, lows and everything in between to make sure that our foundation stays solid?

We go searching for answers in some interviews, podcasts and articles below.

Latest stories

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A group of men sitting on a mountain smiling and laughing

‘The Manual’ for The Man Who Wants to Be Better

Read article / Listen to interview

A Man and a Woman that just got married.

Marriage Week: Helping Couples to Maintain Healthy Marriages

Listen to interview

Solar Cross at Campbelltown Uniting Church (1)

The Awards for Australian Churches Caring For Creation

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man, praying, morning, devotion, fog, lake

A Near-Death Experience and Sustaining Faith Across Decades

Read article / Listen to interview

Oldies but goodies

Change Doesn’t Have to Be Quick to Be Worthwhile, Says Author Hannah Brencher

Change Doesn’t Have to Be Quick to Be Worthwhile, Says Author Hannah Brencher

Read article / Listen to podcast

Grammy nominated artist Anthony Evans

Therapy Doesn’t Undermine our Faith: Gospel Artist Anthony Evans

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10 Surprising Things Australians Think of Church, Jesus, and Christians

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Tina Waldrom is director and found of Evangelism in Australia, with husband Peter

How Do You Keep the Christmas Conversation Going Every Day of the Year?

Real Hope Devotionals

“Let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds”. Hebrews 10:24

Explore different themes and be deeply encouraged and inspired each day with the Real Hope Devotions.

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Listen to the Hope 103.2 team delve deeper into different themes in daily bite-sized pieces or in weekly extended conversations.


“The Lord God placed the man in the Garden of Eden to tend and watch over it.” Genesis 2:15

Join us as we try to understand the wonderful world God created and how we can endeavor to own the mantle he gave us to look after and sustain.

Science with Professor* Georgia

*Not an actual professor

We hope you enjoy this three-episode series (two more episodes to come) with our Drive host Georgia Free, as well as picking up an insight or two along the way.

Episode 1: Otters & Oil Spills
Episode 2: DIY Compost
Episode 3: Making Icecream is Hard Work

Share a picture of God’s creation that inspires you in your sustainability journey, and let us know over on our Instagram or Facebook by tagging it with #hope1032sustainablemonth

Latest stories

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Earth the world artwork

Should Christians Care About Creation Care?

Listen to interview

Colourful plastic spoons

How to Live More Sustainably (Without The Stress of Where to Start!)

Listen to interview

“Koalas Are in Trouble” But You Can Help Protect Them

Read article

Oldies but goodies

Turtle in the Great Barrier Reef Australia

High Amount of Microplastics Found in Great Barrier Reef

Read article 

Cooling the Schools program, a partnership between the NSW Department of Education and Greening Australia

Tree Planting Gives Students Active Role in Saving the Environment

Read article 

Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration system

Deforestation to Reforestation: An Agriculturalist Helping the Planet One Tree at a Time

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Fruit and vegetables, groceries in paper bags

NSW’s Bold Ban: “Let’s Go Plastic Free”

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‘2040’ Movie Casts A Bold Vision of How 20 Years Could Reshape Planet Earth for the Better

Read Article / Listen to an interview with the director


Learn to do right; seek justice. Defend the oppressed. Take up the cause of the fatherless; plead the case of the widow. Isaiah 1:17

Creating a sustainable society both locally and globally is nuanced, complex and can seem overwhelming. We speak to experts about the various topics related to sustainability in society.

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Cool Australia teaching sustainability in schools (1)

How to Teach Sustainability in Schools: Free Resources

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Social Glyphosate”, AKA Individualism, and How It’s Withering Our Society

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Oldies but goodies

Volunteering Australia 'Wave for Volunteers

Volunteering Isn’t Just About Helping, it’s Community Building

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Tearfund Australia's They Shall Inherit the Earth report cover

What Younger Australian Christians Really Think About Climate Change

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Tony Rinaudo

The Forest Underground and the Tony Rinaudo Revolution

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Feed the Hungry and World Food Day October 16

Food Wastage is Contributing to Global Hunger Problem

Peter Gillies, former guitarist of New Empire

Drop the Notion of “Making It”, Says Musician-Turned-CEO Pete Gillies

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Christ Mission Possible's The Brown Paper Bag program providing free lunches for kids in need at Sydney Schools

Charity Changing Lives of School Students Through Free Lunch Bags

Older woman looking out contemplating

Older Women Most At Risk: Homelessness Week

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Woe to you who lie awake at night, plotting wickedness; you rise at dawn to carry out your schemes; because you can, you do. You want a certain piece of land or someone else’s house (though it is all he has); you take it by fraud and threats and violence. Micah 2:1-2

We delve into the world of economics both on a societal and personal level, looking at how we can think deeper about what sustainable economics does and can look like.

Latest stories

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Healthy eating with vegetables and rice and beans

The Cheap, Cheerful Way to Physical and Financial Sustainability

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Oldies but goodies

A mountain of Lego bricks

Too Good to Waste: How the Circular Economy Is Reshaping Consumption

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What the Reign of Blockchain Means for Real Money

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Man stressed about finances luis-villasmil-

Struggling With Cost of Living? Christians Against Poverty CEO’s Tips

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Happy group of people and women sitting around a cafe table with laptops

Economics is About Human Flourishing, Not Money, Says Finance Expert

Hands holding a jar of Australian money

Hopeland’s Best Budgeting and Money Saving Tips

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Hope Breakfast with Ally & Brendan challenge updates

Follow along as Hope Breakfast hosts Ally & Brendan face a new sustainability challenge each week. Share your own challenge experiences and results with us over on Instagram or Facebook by tagging it with #hope1032sustainablemonth.

Sustainability Science with Professor Georgia

Check back each week to see a new science video with Georgia from Hope Drive as she dusts of her Science degree with some sustainability experiments. Have a go at doing them yourself at home and let us know how you went over on Instagram or Facebook by tagging it with #hope1032sustainablemonth.

Join some of our partners who are already doing wonderful work in the realms of sustainability both locally and globally.

Opportunity International

“Cook up a curry and share it with friends.”

The Great Australian Curry supports micro finance programs that are run around the world. It’s a smart, scalable and sustainable way to end poverty, once and for all.

National Op Shop Week: September 30–October 6

Charity op shops are calling on Australians to spend National Op Shop Week spring cleaning their homes.

The aim? To generate quality donations for charity op shops.