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Tim Baxter

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Tim Baxter: Greens Councillor - City of Port Phillip

Young, Dumb & Politically Disengaged

Tim Baxter's gone from running nightclubs and a mobile bar business, to banking and finance and finally into local government. A current City of Port Phillip Greens Councillor in his second term and fifth year in office, Tim's a husband, a father and a Balaclava local with a passion for the environment, workers' rights and social justice.  January brought us everything from Joe the pigeon to Joe the president and we're here to unpack it. We discuss Australia's vaccine rollout plan, the Australia Day debate, the US Capitol riot, protesting amidst a pandemic, Margaret Court's controversial proposed accolades and even more pressing matters, such as the successful sale of Tim's walking desk.

34mins

31 Jan 2021

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What's Happening in the Toilet Paper Industry w/ Tim Baxter

Growth Colony: Australia's B2B Growth Podcast

Toilet paper has become one of the hottest topics of the year! So we decided it was about time to chat about toilet paper and what is happening in the health & hygiene space. Tim Baxter, Senior Growth Marketing Manager joins us for a fireside online chat about everyone’s favourite topic of the moment… toilet paper.

40mins

29 Apr 2020

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Who Gives A Crap | Tim Baxter on using a profit-for-purpose model to tackle global sanitation

One Wild Ride

When Who Gives A Crap learnt that 2.3 billion people across the world didn’t have access to a toilet, which led to around 289,000 children’s deaths each year from diarrhoeal diseases - they decided to do something about it.  Through their profit-for-purpose model they sell loo paper, paper towel and tissues, and donate a whopping 50% of their profits to help build toilets in less developed countries. To date they’ve donated 1.8 million dollars to charity, not to mention saved an awful lot of trees, water and energy during their environmentally friendly production and supply model. We sat down with Growth Marketing Manager Tim Baxter to discover how this little Aussie wonder has grown from it’s crowdfunded routes to a growing global empire that is purpose-built for change. https://onewildride.co/podcast/2019/17/tim-baxter-who-gives-a-crap

56mins

28 Aug 2019

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Tim Baxter considers climate change through the prism of law

Climate Conversations

Tim Baxter talks about the trajectory that lead to him having an ever-expanding understanding of the law and how it applies to climate change.Tim, a father of two, has been with the University of Melbourne's, Melbourne Law School, but is about to pursue a new interest where he can apply the convergence of his knowledge and understanding of  both law and climate change.His thesis has a long title, but in simple terms is seeks to unpack the legal hurdles which might prevent the commonwealth being found liable in negligence for their insufficient efforts to mitigate climate change.

37mins

27 Jun 2019

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Unifor 444 EFAP Committee #10 - Tim Baxter from Crossroads

Unifor Local 444 EFAP Committee Podcast

Tim Baxter joins us on today's podcast. Tim is the Executive Director for Crossroads.  Crossroads is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping those with addiction and anger management issues. http://www.crossroadsc4pe.ca/

49mins

28 Apr 2019

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#13 How to Manage Your Time Better with Tim Baxter

The Wild Success Podcast with Lizzie Moult

I don’t have enough time – you know that excuse that so many of us at times have used. Today is your game changer. Because I am talking with Tim Baxter of ‘Who gives a Crap’ about time management and we are going to get deep about tracking, measur

29mins

18 Jul 2018

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Councillor Tim Baxter — "Combating Climate Change through Local Government"

Climactic

Episode 3 sees Mark Spencer go one-on-one with Councillor Tim Baxter of Melbourne’s Port Phillip Council. Tim’s passion for the environment and determination to drive through essential policies designed to mitigate against climate change is obvious in this free-wheeling and fascinating chat. He discusses what Council’s role is in implementing green policies and how important feedback from the community is for councillors. There’s a great deal here too for local democracy enthusiasts as Tim launches into some fascinating topics in the latest developments in direct democracy. He outlines the baby steps many councils are taking to give more power back to the people as well as how online technology is shaping local government accountability. As Tim says in the interview, he’s not the only one with progressive views on the Council and he discusses the fact that local government is often at the forefront of the battle against climate change. Indeed, if you’re a resident of the council’s boundaries and would like to have your say on the latest draft proposal, check out the link below. Otherwise, sit back back and enjoy the show. As Mark says: “... it’s fair to say we’re a pair of geeky democracy, technology and environment fans, and we had a lot of fun chatting.” Credits: Caleb Fidecaro — Producer Rich Bowden — Co-Founder Mark Spencer — Co-Founder Abigail Hawkins — Designer Greg Grassi — ComposerSpecial Guest: Tim Baxter.Support ClimacticLinks:A Sustainable Future | Have Your Say at Port Phillip — The draft sustainability plan for Port Phillip Council.Commissioner Tim Baxter - FacebookTim Baxter (@BaxterTim) | TwitterTim Baxter | Australian GreensPort Phillip Council tells Victorian Government to catch up on plastic bag ban | LeaderJewish councillor shaken after 30 pieces of silver left on desk during public meeting | LeaderYour Councillors | Australian GreensSupport the show: https://www.climactic.fm/p/support-the-collective/

1hr 4mins

2 May 2018