The Bushfire Crisis

The Bushfire Crisis By Farida Iqbal It has kind of been eclipsed by the coronavirus, but just a couple of months ago Australia was in terror of another crisis. This continent was overrun with unprecedented wildfires, signifying out of control climate change. The main...

Redgum Declares a Climate Emergency

The climate crisis is already having massive impacts across this country and across the world.  Huge bushfires and devastating droughts have ravaged the country, Pacific Island nations begin to disappear under the ocean and First Nations’ land continues to be stolen...

The Miracle of Eucalyptus Oil

Redgum member Farida Iqbal explores the many surprising properties of eucalyptus oil.  We mainly use eucalyptus oil to mop your floors. It smells fantastic. We get appreciative feedback from our clients. It’s nice to work with too. But it doesn’t just...

Redgum Gets Interviewed for Earthworker Newsletter

The below is an article which appeared in the May 2018 edition of Earthworker Cooperative’s Newsletter: Earthworker is proud to report that the Redgum Cleaning Co-operative is off to a great start after launching in February this year! A fully worker-owned green...

A Co-op is Born: Redgum gets ready to clean in 2018

The Redgum Cleaning Co-operative is celebrating after holding our official formation meeting on the 22nd of November, and having our formation approved by the Co-operatives Registrar! After ticking a few more bureaucratic boxes, our worker-owned business is set to...

It’s a long way to the mop

“From little things big things grow” is the spirit that weaves its way through the story of the Earthworker project. Little things – like small conversations that turn into small actions. Small actions that invite more people to join in to build a shared vision. And...