Kirk is a Degrowth and affordable housing advocate living in Devonport, Tasmania, Australia. Previously, he worked as a Quantity Surveyor in Australia, the UK and the Middle East, before moving to Africa for 9 years where he owned and ran tourism businesses and wrote a travel guide. He then returned to Australia and worked in publishing. Kirk aims is to make Degrowth a household word, understood by many. He mostly spreads the message via social media, including his Facebook page “Degrowth - it’s urgent” and group “Degrowth - join the revolution”. Kirk is creating “Tiny House Orchard" on a farm near Devonport. It will be a community of environmentally conscious people living a low impact partially self sufficient life while restoring natural areas.
June 2nd, 2021 | Season 2 | 1 hr 13 mins
For PGAP’s third and final episode on Tasmanian Perspectives, host Michael Bayliss returns back to the Northwest to with Caroline Smith and Kirk Hall. Caroline and Kirk share their reasons for relocating from the mainland and why a future of ditching rampant consumption and returning to a life of voluntary simplicity, local communities, permaculture and degrowth are critical – not only for Tasmania – but anywhere and everywhere!