By day, Oberon works on conserving Tasmania’s native biodiversity for the Tasmanian government. He is passionate about nature conservation, and walking the earth with as light a footprint as possible.

He completed a Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) with Good Life Permaculture in 2014 and a Permaculture Teacher Training Course in 2015 with Rosemary Morrow. Oberon runs the ethical online retail shop Spiral Garden with his partner Lauren, and together they developed the Seedlings: Permaculture for Families e-course, run seasonally. In 2015 Oberon and his wife started Zero Waste Tasmania, to share ideas and information about living as waste-free as possible.