Ella Rose Goninan

Ella Rose Goninan

Ella Rose Goninan

Co-Founder COREM Director Renew Fest

Presenter Biography

Ella Rose Goninan is a mother, and a dedicated environmental and social change agent in the Northern Rivers NSW. Over the last four years, she has founded and continues to lead several organisations:

- COREM (Community-Owned Renewable Energy Mullumbimby), a leading player in the goal of 100% community-owned renewable energy in the Byron Shire; 

- RENEW FEST, Australia's annual festival of ecological, economic and social renewal; and

- FIRST LIGHT, a voluntary mental health community peer-support network for assisting people in mental health emergencies.

This year she joined the teams behind CULTURE AWARE and NEWKIND FESTIVAL. Ella is also a Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapist and a performing artist, with a background in dance and Japanese sword.