After more than 11 years in planning, we are thrilled to be taking the Witchcliffe Ecovillage to the world. We always look forward to talking to the media and walking you through the detail of this unique and complex project, which aims to inspire, educate and connect people through a shared vision of living sustainably.
For media enquiries and interviews, please contact:
Communications and Marketing Manager
Sustainable Settlements Pty Ltd
T: (08) 9757 6688
E: [email protected]
Ecovillage Media Kit
Please download the information sheets and digital assets you need to assist with your media coverage of the Witchcliffe Ecovillage. Don’t hesitate to get in touch if you need further information or would like to request an interview.
Witchcliffe Ecovillage in the Press
We’ve been enjoying incredible organic sales results derived mainly from enthusiastic word of mouth and this website. It’s the best advertising we could hope for, but we’re very excited that the Australian media has now “discovered” the Witchcliffe Ecovillage and we welcome the coverage.
Print, Radio and Podcast links
“South West Ecovillage Leads The World” – The Urbanist Magazine, UDIA Western Australia
Witchcliffe Ecovillage presents at PIA
WA’s Witchcliffe Ecovillage aims high on sustainability and community
The Fifth Estate Journalist, Duncan Murray interviewed Jeff Thierfelder, Ecovillage Project Manager of Architecture and Planning on 10 June 2021 for this comprehensive case study on the Witchcliffe Ecovillage. >> READ THE FULL ARTICLE
‘Friday On My Mind’ chat show
Pip and Cate from local community internet radio station, Radio Margaret River (RMR), interviewed Ecovillage Communications and Marketing Manager, Jo Thierfelder, on 4 June 2021.
Click here to listen to the podcast and start the broadcast at 16:24 mins for the Ecovillage interview.
Episode 144: Witchcliffe Ecovillage Leading The World in Sustainability
‘All The Dirt’ podcast presenter Steve Wood spoke to Witchcliffe Ecovillage staff members Jo Thierfelder (Communications and Marketing Manager) and Mark Tupman (Horticulture Manager) on 27 May 2021.
>> LISTEN TO THE FULL BROADCAST
“Off the grid 21st Century style” – The Post Newspaper – 7 May 2021
The world is beating a path to the door of Cottesloe ideas man Mike Hulme. His idea, now becoming a reality, was to create a unique, friendly village that was self sufficient in renewable energy, water and fresh food from community gardens. >> Download the full article
Ecovillage buoyed by council’s vote
Witchcliffe Ecovillage will continue to grow after councillors last week unanimously backed measures proposed on the grounds of affordable housing. >> READ THE FULL ARTICLE
Ecovillages will ‘change our way of life as we know it’
WA Afternoons presenter with Christine Layton interviews Curtin University’s Professor of Sustainability, Peter Newman on ABC Radio Perth on 9 April 2021. Click here to listen to the full broadcast.
Witchcliffe’s Ecovillage touted as potential housing solution
By Jemillah Dawson
Urban planner and designer Mike Day has touted Witchcliffe’s Ecovillage as the way of the future for the South West. With housing affordability and supply issues impacting many residents within the region, Mr Day said the Ecovillage was a great example of what should be done more often with new housing developments. >> READ MORE
Watch the Witchcliffe Ecovillage Film
Showcasing the magnificent Witchcliffe Ecovillage in all its abundant glory, our 42-minute promotional film is an exploration of one of the world’s most sustainable residential communities, located in Western Australia’s beautiful South West. Discover how the Witchcliffe Ecovillage is so much more than simply a place to live, work, learn and play. It’s the promise of a sustainable lifestyle, presents a pathway to a resilient future and offers a glimpse of a better world.