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Wednesday Breakfast

English, Political, 1 season, 281 episodes
Current affairs, media analysis, alternative media.
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NAIDOC week with Jodie Choolburra-Welsh and Keiran Stewart-Assheton, Environmental Justice Australia,Shaping of Fiji in the Colonial Era and Photgraphy

 Acknowledgement of Country// Headlines//Marisa from Doin time show interviewed with Keiran Stewart-Assheton about the history of NAIDOC followed by Jodie Choolburra-Welsh, founder of Brolga Dance Academy Sonia spoke  Danya Jacobs with Senior Legal Counsel with Environmental Justice Australia spoke about the current Senate Inquiry into new nature laws. Make a submission here: Marcelo Villalobos former member of the Manuel Rodriguez Patriotic Front, a guerrilla organisation fighting against Pinochet's dictatorship in Chile, at the Disrupt Land Forces public meeting on 21 June Sonia caught up with Max Quanchi, honorary senior research fellow at University of Queensland, talking about the shaping of Fiji in the colonial era and its photgraphic representation in colonial handbooks Songs//Redfirn girl by Glenn Skuthorpe No more Whispering by Glenn Skuthorpe Black Smoke by Emily WurramaraIraninan Freedom SongGanalili by Spinifex Gum feat Marliya Choir
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MYCOmmunity Mushroom Festival, Bob Brown Foundation, Disrupt Land Forces, Amnesty International on surveillance in Indonesia

Acknowledgement of Country// Headlines//Sonia spoke with Feresh Pizarro from South Spore, recorded at the MYCOmmunity Mushroom Festival in Bacchus Marsh,on 23 and 24 MarchSonia caught up with Scott Jordan, Bob Brown Foundation about protest outside MMG every ThursdayFriday 21st June, Disrupt Land Forces had its first public meeting (at Black Spark, Northcote) to plan actions in protest of 'Land Forces', a large weapons fair & conference which this year will be held on September 11-13 at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre. Ongoing actions in previous host-city Meanjin (Brisbane) forced the conference to relocate, and Disrupt Land Forces hope this year for the same - if not greater - level of disruption of harms dealers and their investors, both at the conference and in the week leading up to it. Before the planning meeting various frontline community members and activists spoke of their experiences at the hands of the global military industrial complex, and the importance of international solidarity against imperialist structures. Marcelo Villalobos, former member of the Manuel Rodriguez Patriotic Front, a guerrilla organisation fighting against Pinochet's dictatorship in Chile then Jasper Coen-Hunter then Gaby Alamin, Sahrawi educator and member of the Australia Western Sahara AssociationSonia spoke with Jurre van Bergen from Amnesty International on surveillance in Indonesia & its implicationsSongs//Gotta Be Strong by Warumpi BandAnother Wasted Life by Rhiannon GiddensMbube by Miriam Makeba
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Mohammad Semara Youth activist, No Northern Incinerator Wollert, non-disclosure agreements, Market Forces

Acknowledgement of Country// Headlines//We heard Mohammad Semara, Youth activist from the local Sudanese diaspora speaking at last Sunday's Free Palestine Rally.Cath Rouse from No Northern Incinerator Wollert joined us and spoke about of what being proposed and who are the main actors behind this. You can check the NO Northern Incinerator Wollert Facebook page for more information.Sonia spoke with Wil Stracke, veteran activist from Trades Hall about their campaign on non-disclosure agreements.Kyle Robertson Joined us and spoke about Markert forces and Santos Project. Santos is one of Australia’s largest producers of oil and gas.Songs//Bassam Muneer, Iraqi musician who performed during the musical interlude at the last of the fortnightly Understanding Palestine lecture series hosted by Black Spark with the Averroes Centre of Arab CultureRed Sands by Ajak KwaiLove Will Keep Us Alive by Naihana at Dame Phyllis Frost Centre
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2024 Radiothon Special with Willow from Tales of the Olive Trees, Nita and Jessie

Acknowledgement of Country// Headlines//The month of June marks RADIOTHON at the station and this year’s theme is ‘Sound on for Solidarity’. 'Solidarity' has been at the heart of 3CR's work for nearly five decades across a range of issues and themes. Start saving your pennies people and we look forward to your financial solidarity during June. Any amount makes a big difference, and all donations over $2 are tax deductible.​ Donate ​online now(link is external). Artwork by Aretha Brown(link is external)Wednesday Breakfast would like to thank all our wonderful special guests Willow from Tales of the Olive Trees Nita and Jessie.Songs//Kapi Pulka by Coloured StoneNaci en Palestina by EMEL آمال مثلوثي The Drinking Gourd by Joe and EddieSyrian Dreams by Maya Youssef      
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Rasha Tayeh and Food Sovereignty, Professor Mazin Qumsiyeh and Violence and Environmental Impacts of the Occupation

Acknowledgement of Country // On this special episode, we hear a conversation between Grace and Rasha Tayeh, a Palestinian artist, researcher, herbalist, nutritionist and founder of Beit e’ Shai teahouse. They discuss food sovereignty and the ways that the colonial project and Zionist state of Israel violently prevents Palestinians from foraging and harvesting food.  Later in the episode, Rasha shares an interview she conducted with Professor Mazin Qumsiyeh, a Palestinian scientist, researcher, teacher and author based in Bethlehem, where he offers a unique first-hand experience and knowledge of the violence and environmental impacts of the occupation. Rasha will be speaking at the following events this weekTue 7 May 6pm: Popular Resistance in Palestine - A History of Hope and Empowerment at Victoria University Building G, G370 (Ballarat Road)Wed 8 May 6pm: Occupation, the environment & food security in Palestine forum at RMIT Thu 9 May 6pm: Event with Beit e'Shai & First Nations colleagues, Land, Biodiversity & the Colony: a conversation with Prof Mazin Qumsiyeh & more, at Aunty Alma's Gathering Place, 550 High St Preston Sat 11 May 5:30pm: The Biodiversity and Extinction Crisis in Palestine, hosted by Multicultural Greens Victoria, Community Hub at the Dock, 912 Collins St, Docklands Sun 12 May 5pm: the Environmental Nakba - A First Nations forum on the effects of colonisation on Indigenous Lands, hosted by Friends of the Earth, 126A Gladstone Avenue, NorthcoteFind details for all upcoming events via   
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Palestine is a workers' issue, Adrian Pereira veteran Malaysian labour activist, ASU for Paletine, MayDay events, Food sovereignty in Palestine

Acknowledgement of Country //Headlines // 7.10am Sonia caught up with Luisa Bassini ASU delegate and Victorian Socialists Merri-bek council candidate about the Mayday forum on how to build industrial power for Palestine and why Palestine is a workers’ issue. 7.30am Sonia spoke with Adrian Pereira veteran Malaysian labour activist and exec director of the North South Initiative7.45am Grace and Michele interviewed Monica who is a union and community activist and member of Unionists for Palestine and ASU for Palestine, about their walk off the job action happened Mayday.8.05am  We heared from Len Cooper, Secratary of the May Day committee in Victoria, on some May Day events happening on Sunday May 5th, and other related worker rights and solidarity.Rasha Tayeh joined us to talk about Food Sovereignty in Palestine and how it affects Palestinians. Rasha has extensive experience working in public health nutrition, teaching sociology, researching food sovereignty & food systems both in Palestine and Australia. Her practice is land-based with an ecofeminist approach, focusing on telling stories about food and plant medicine across various mediums including photography, sound, film, words and live art. Rasha is interested in the space where art and health intersect; preserving food histories, exploring connection to land, food sovereignty, spirituality and people’s relationships in community & ecology. Professor Mazin Qumsiyeh is a Palestinian scientist, researcher, teacher and author based in Bethlehem and offers a unique first-hand experience and knowledge of the violence and environmental impacts of the occupation. He was joined us to discuss the Impact of the Israeli military activities on the environment. You can find the paper here. Events //Occupation, the Environment and Food Sovereignty in PalestineOakhill Community Soup Night in May with Rasha TayehLand, Biodiversity & the Colony Songs //Worker/ Hossein Ranghchi Internationale Palestinian Arabic Working Class Hero / Marianne FaithfullCrappo Dog / Our CarlsonSunn Lo Kay Hum Mazdoor Hain / Jawad Ahmad
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Covid Conscious Queers, Banyule for Palestine, Market Forces, Melbourne May Day

Acknowledgement of Country //Headlines // 7.10am Grace speaks with Rabia from Covid Conscious Queers Naarm about the importance of keeping safe; and talked about upcoming events. 7.30am Sonia sepaks with Lucas Moore from Banyule for Palestine about an action outside Kate Thwaites MP's office on Sat 27 April. 7.45am Sonia speaks with Rachel Deans from Market Forces about an action being held later today outside the world's second largest fossil fuel funder, Citibank. 8.00am Camp Sovereignty updates 8.05am Sonia spaks with Len Cooper, secretary of Melbourne May Day Committee about this year's May Day programme, the history of May Day, and what a socialist future might look like. 8.20am Community Announcements Songs //Jailanguru Pakarnu / Warumpi BandPalestine Where Are You? / Rola AzarOut of the Races and Onto the Tracks / The RaptureMaybe / Le Trio JoubranMy Witch / Jen Cloher 
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Students Against War, Impact Of the Israel Lobby On the Media, The Palestinians: National Identity and Current Realities, Gas Campaigner with the Environment Centre Northern Territory

  Acknowledgement of Country //Headlines // 7.10am Sonia caught up with Jacob Starling from Students Against War and spoke about universities' complicity with the genocide in Gaza, and what can be done. 7.30am we rebroadcasted Mary Kostakidis speaking with Jan Bartlett on Tuesday hometime about the impact of the Israel lobby on the media. 7.45am we ran an excerpt from Yousef Alreemawi recent talk entitled "The Palestinians: National identity and current realities", originally recorded on Sun 31 Mar, 2024 at Black Spark Cultural Centre, Northcote. 8.05am Sonia spoke with Bree Ahrens, No New Gas Campaigner with the Environment Centre Northern Territory, to talk about developments with Middle Arm, Songs Blak Nation by Emma Donovan Oh mother! What is the wind?  Arabic song by Dozzanband Where are the Arabs? Arabic song by Julia Boutros  Falasteen Biladi by Jubair Sifat No more whispering by Glenn Skuthorpe 
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Sit-Intifada, Sustain the Australian Network On Food Justice, Grandmothers Against Removals, Endangered Maugean Skate

Acknowledgement of Country //Headlines //7.10am We heared Nasser's longform conversation with Ihab Abu Ibrahim, a Palestinian activist and founder of The Sit-Intifada, about his family enduring conditions of the 1948 Nakba and their refugee camp experience, why he started his protest at Parliament House steps, the importance of continual protesting of the ongoing complicity of governments and corporations in the genocide of Palestinians 7.30am Grace caught up with Nick Rose, the director of Sustain the Australian network on food justice and the community events that are happening soon in Naarm/Melbourne. Sustain the Australian Network is the parent organisation of Oakhill food justice farm which is a community garden in Preston.  7.45am Jiselle Hanna from Accent of Women interviewed Aunty Rieo Ellis from Grandmothers Against Removals which is an organisation – actually started by Lidia Thorpe – that aims to end the removal of Aboriginal children, or at the very least, place them with family members. GMAR Victoria was established in recognition of the disproportionate representation of Aboriginal children in out-of-home-care. They’re all volunteers. They’re all Aboriginal grandmothers. GMAR’s volunteers understand first hand the impacts of colonisation on Aboriginal families and seeks to mitigate these in order to keep families together. You can listen to Accent of women every Tuesday from 8:30 to 9:00am. 8.00am Camp Sovereignty update 8.05am James Whitmore from Out of the Blue had a conversation with Dr Leonardo Guida from the Australian Marine Conservation Society about the endangered Maugean Skate which is a unique species of fish found only on Tasmania's west coast. It's population crashing in recent years, the Federal Government has announced a plan to breed the skate in captivity to save it from extinction. Research shows that one of the biggest threats to the skate is salmon farming, and the plan says nothing about dealing with that. 8.20am Community Annoucements Songs //The Zawose Queens by MaishaAlgorhythm by Childish GambinoLand by Raja MezianeGoblin Mindset by June Jones  
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We Are Not Numbers, Oxfam On Yemen, National Union of Students about Labor's Amendments, Assange Campaign

Acknowledgement of Country //Headlines //7.10am Veronique from We Are Not Numbers Aus spoke about their upcoming silent vigil in Adelaide, media silence on their events and the unconscionable ongoing genocide. 7.30am Lucia Goldsmith Head of Humanitarian from Oxfam Australia discussed the ongoing civil war in Yemen and the need for humanitarian assistance as 20 million people face hunger. 7.45am We spoke with Ella Gutteridge from the National Union of Students about Labor's amendments to the migration bill, the implication for refugees and the rally at Flinders Steps at 5pm on Friday 5th April. 8.05am Greg Barns SC, advisor to the Julian Assange campaign, joined us to talk through the implications of the recent UK High Court decision in this case, and how it impacts media freedom internationally. Songs //Salute to Gaza by the Edward Said National Conservatory of MusicA Silent History by Trudi & Phil Edgeley, Black Boy by Emily Wurramara,
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Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Toxic Chemicals on Workers, Housing Across Remote Indigenous communities, Nowruz Celebration

Acknowledgement of Country //Headlines //Sonia caugt up with Sam Reynolds from Washington, Sam is Research Lead with the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA), focusing on the economic, financial, and climate risks associated with natural gas and liquefied natural gas (LNG) infrastructure developments in emerging Asia.We were joined by Alison Thorne, as the managing editor of the Freedom Socialist Party’s publication The Organiser. Alison wrote an article for The Organiser on the ongoing impact of toxic chemicals – and capitalism – on workers in the electronics industry in East and South East Asia.The Federal and Northern Territory governments have announced a $4billion package to improve housing across remote Indigenous communities. The legislation aims to build 2700 homes over the next ten years as well as repair and maintain them. Rob from Monday Breakfast spoke with Jimmy Frank Jupurrurla and Simon Quilty of the Wilya Janta Housing Collaboration to talk about whether the package will deliver meaningful change.Now we'll be hearing from Jahan about their community Nowruz celebration and fundraiser that's happening this Sunday, 31st. Jahan is a radio DJ and the co-host of Hongkongology on 3CR, which airs on Thursday evenings from 6pm to 7pm. Their show gathers Hong Kong stories and voices in and outside the city.Songs //Think twice by Mo JuPerfect day by Lou ReedYou Beautiful by Kev CarmodyGamer by June Jones    
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International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), Coded Singing Role in Resistance Against Oppression, Hume for Palestine

Acknowledgement of Country // Headlines // 7.10am Sonia speaks with A/ Prof Tilman Ruff, co-founder and Australian chair of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) about their submission on AULUS, a trilateral partnership between the UK, the US, and Australia.7.30am Grace caught up with Serwa Naghshbandi, a Kurdish-Iranian independent scholar and educator, about her studies in the history music resistance, the role coded singing plays in activism and resistance against oppression, and as an act of survival. The conversation is in two parts and includes selected songs Serwa uses to explore coded singing and its impact.7.45am In part two of Grace's interview with Serwa Naghshbandi, we hear more examples of coded singing as well as some more modern examples.8.00am Camp Sovereignty update. Donate to the Elders transport fund for Camp Sovereignty's 18th anniversary event that occurred last week. 8.10am Sonia speaks with Mercedes Zanker, a community organiser with Renegade Solidarity Audioforce and Hume for Palestine, about the community pickets outside HTA facility in Campbellfield to demand the cessation of work of weapons in the suburbs. The next community picket is happening Thu 21 Mar from 5am at HTA, 43B Lara Way, Campbellfield.Songs //Lucky / Omar ApolloBody Positivity / Kids on TVCavalry / Mashrou' Leila    
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US Blockade and Sanctions on Cuba, Housing for the Aged Action Group's (HAAG) about Midsumma, Reef's Threat of Marine Heatwaves, Coalition of Everyone

Acknowledgement of Country //Headlines // 7:10am Jan Bartlett spoke with PHD Candidate Sasha Gillies-Lekakis about the US blockade and sanctions on Cuba in the aftermath of COVID-19. Hear the full interview via More info on the economic crisis in Cuba via The Conversation. 7.30am Fiona York of Raise The Roof spoke with Andrew Rogers from Val's Ageing and Aged Care and Housing for the Aged Action Group's (HAAG) Committee of Management, about Midsumma, issues for older LGBTI people, and Rainbows Don't Fade with Age, their 3CR radio show. 7.45am James Whitmore spoke to Stefan Andrews of the Great Southern Reef Foundation, about the reef's threat of marine heatwaves, with extreme water temperatures occurring off the coast of Victoria and Tasmania.  Hear the entire interview by heading to 8.00am Camp Sovereignty upcoming events. Listen back to interviews, commentary, and updates about Camp Sovereignty since it's re-establishment on January 26, 2024 via 8.10am Michele spoke with Sonia Randhawa, Country Lead Sortition Foundation, co-founder of the Coalition of Everyone, and Wednesday Breakfast presenter, about democratic innovation, citizen's assemblies and their impacts, and her forum at an upcoming XR event this Friday. Register for the event happening Fri 15 Mar,  9 - 11am. Songs //Widfire / ShygirlJustice / TootArdThe Definition of Love / NaavikaramNasak / Clarissa Bitar & Nabil Bitar  
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Hume for Palestine, Pride in Protest, We Are Union - Women, Finding the Money

Acknowledgement of Country //Headlines //Anne Maxwell from Radio MMT, a 3CR show broadcast on Fridays at 5.30pm, joined us to talk about a new film on economics, called Finding the Money.Wil Stracke from We are Union spoke to Sonia about Women's day rally in Melbourne.Grace talked to Quay-Quay, from Pride in protest, on the actions they've held throughout the week in response to Mardi Gras board backflipping on their decision to ban police from this years Pride march.Janine from Hume for Palestine, a diverse action group within the HUME council area, about upcoming their upcoming community picket to shut down HTA's mass production of weapons that are going to GazaSongs//Atlek Niranak by Julia BoutrosBlack Woman by Emma Donovan & The Putbacks«ثوره فی کل البلدان» People's Revolution Everywhere by Iranian women in Berlin during woman life freedom uprising      
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We Are Not Numbers, The Rainforest Tribunal, Mardi Gras De-Invite NSW Police, UN High Commission for Refugees

Acknowledgement of Country // Headlines // 7.10am Lukas Straumann from Bruno Manser Fonds spoke about their new documentary 'The Rainforest Tribunal' which is available free to watch via YouTube. 7.30am Quay-Quay from Pride in Protest spoke about the Sydney Mardi Gras' decision to de-invite NSW police from this year's march, following the murder of Jesse Baird & Luke Davies. 7.50am Trudi Mitchell from the UN High Commission for Refugees spoke about the urgent need to support Ukranian refugees during their winter. You can donate here via 7.55am Updates on upcoming events occuring at Camp Sovereignty. More info via Black Peoples Union. 8.05am Nina Springle from We Are Not Numbers spoke about the silent procession from Camp Sovereignty & subsequent vigil, happening on Friday 1st March to draw attention to the ongoing murder of Palestinian children in Gaza. Follow them via Songs //Ounadikom by Ahmad KaabourTelk Qadeya by CairokeeRedfern Girls by Glenn SkuthorpeDeclare Independence by Bjork 
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Australian Assange Campaign, Red Books Day, Rally Magazine & invisible disabilities, Tarek Younis (Yeah-Nah-Pasaran)

Acknowledgement of Country// Headlines// Greg Barns SC, lawyer advising the Australian Assange campaign: Sonia spoke with Greg about the High Court hearing in the UK, the impact on media freedom and the vigil for Julian Assange happening in Melbourne Red Books day: Grace & Sonia read a few excerpts from Marx, and discussed them. Rally Magazine & invisible disabilities: Grace spoke with Ange & Baya about a new magazine on a mission to expand empathy and create a space for social change. Tarek Younis, Yeah-Nah-Pasaran: Cam & Andy interview Tarek Younis on on the impact of culture, religion, globalisation and security policies on mental health intervention. Songs:Rossa Palestina by Pino DanieleDoor Haton Aye Duniyawaalon, Hindustan Humaara Hai an Indian Independence protest anthem from 1943Where are the Millions  by Julia BoutrosOrder by Jaala
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Anti Pinkwashing, Indonesian Polls, Amo Nakba survivor, Terrorism On Trial

Acknowledgement of Country//Headlines//Last week, a group of anti-pinkwashing and anti-Midsumma comunity members protested against Vic police's involvement in the annual Pride March, and in the corporatised, capitalist and violent foundations of Midsumma. Priya from Thursday Breakfast spoke with Amber about what queer and trans resistance and community care looks like.Sonia interviewed Associate Prof Sharyn Davies, about the Indonesian polls happening today... and in keeping, we'll have a song by classic Indonesian folk singer Iwan Fals, 'Surat buat wakil rakyat' or letter to our MPs, about the need for politicians to put the needs of the people first - and not go to sleep on the job. It was written in 1987, but is still sadly relevant todayAmo speaks at the Gadigal-sydney Palestine rally, Jan 27, about his experiences as a Nakba survivor.Andy and Cam speak with Dr Nicole Nguyen about her books Terrorism On Trial and Suspect Communities. This is an excerpt of a longer segment, for full interview, head to or you can listen to Yeah Nah Pasaran! every Thursday from 4:30 to 5 pm. Songs:Three Generations by Rafeef ZiadahUntil we're all free by  BVT, Jafar, Zeadala, Kid Pharaoh, ChillCheney, L-FRESH The LION, DOBBY, Sereen, Big Rigs & J Lute (Dem Mob)​, Maissa, MC Trey, Sara Sale7 & Zeadala​, Moe Omran, Najah Haidar, Ali Samman, Dema & Wejdan Shamala​, Chandler Connell, Feras Shaheen, Gabriela Quinsacara, Zain El-Roubaei & Rafiko (darbouka)//Surat Buat Wakil Rakyat or letter to our MPs by classic Indonesian folk singer Iwan FalsNasak by Clarissa Bitar  
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Healthcare Workers Across Victoria Rallying in Geelong, Seismic Blasting in the Otway Basin, TJ Hickey's Death, Camp Sovereignty

Acknowledgement of Country// Headlines// This Saturday, healthcare workers from across Victoria are rallying in Geelong to protest and demand an end to the genocide in Gaza. Sonia Spoke with Noor Al-Assafi (she/ her) a social worker in mental health, & Jackie Kriz (she/her) a delegate for the Australian Nurses & Midwives Association, on the Geelong Trades Hall exec & works as a mental health nurse with us on the line to discuss the action, welcome.  Louise Morris, the Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) Oil and Gas Campaign Manager, spoke with Annie McLoughlin of Solidarity Breakfast about the transnational geotechnical company CGG lodgement of plans to conduct seismic blasting in the Otway Basin just kilometres off the coast of the Great Ocean Road and in the calving grounds of the endangered southern right whale. The community objection pharse finishes on 23 February with the AMCS offering submission support. For more info and to use the submission guide, head to  Marisa from the Doing Time show spoke with Cheryl from ISJA Melbourne. Cheryl quoted the words of Warrior Ray Jackson who has since passed away but was a staunch supporter of the Hickey family, who said "Redfern Police continue to refuse to allow the installation of the Commemorative Plaque to be installed at the fenceline where TJ was impaled as a result of his bicycle being rammed by a police vehicle. The police want to see this as an accident. That will never happen". Doing Time is broadcast on 3CR on Mondays at 4pm. We will be talking more about this next Wednesday on the anniversary of TJ Hickey's death. Sonia Spoke with Kieran Stewart-Assheton, national president of the Black People’s Union. Kieran talked about Camp Sovereignty.   Songs: Leve Palestina    By: Kofia BandEl Quds El Ateeka   By: Fairuz Black Boy    By: Emily Wurramara 
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Climate Justice, Seismic Testing in the Otway Basin, The Flirtation of Girls and Tunnerminnerwait & Maulboyheenner Commemoration 2024

Acknowledgement of Country//Headlines//Richard Weatherby spoke with Sonia about climate related financial disclosure. On 12th January, the treasurey made available for comment some proposed amendments to legislation governing " climate related financial disclosure" which sounds dull as dishwater, but which could have real implications for our ability to hold corporate Australia to account. We're going to hear an interview that originally aired on Solidarity breakfast, 20th Jan, between Annie Mcloughlin and Greta Carol from OCEAN. They mention some of the groups and people who are fighting to block seismic testing in the Otway basin - and the consequences for ecosystems and the environment if it goes ahead... And that was a great discussion between Annie McLoughlin from Solidarity Breakfast and Greta Carol from OCEAN talking about the governments plans to use seismic blasting in the Otway Basin. Di Cousens from Spoken Word had interviewed Sara M. Saleh Australian Poet. The Flirtation of Girls is her first full length poetry collection. She brings to her poetry the experience of her Palestinian, Egyption and Lebanese heritage, with much that, to quote the back cover, "brings the politics of occupied homelands into sharp, unapologetic focus". You can listen to Spoken Word on Thursdays 9:00 am to 9:30. LinkThe Flirtation of Girls Part 1 At midday on Saturday 20 January 3CR presented a live broadcast from the Tunnerminnerwait & Maulboyheenner Commemoration 2024 held at the Tunnerminnerwait and Maulboyheenner monument on the corner of Victoria St and Franklin St, Melbourne. Link to the Tunnerminnerwait Maulboyheenner commemoration broadcast  Songs:Now I Don't Need Your Love By Lucky Love and GospelI Can't Breathe (Feat. BARKAA) By DobbyDRMNGNOW- Indigenous LandArchi Roach Love Is Everything     
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Webb Dock community picket, Free Palestine rally, Narrm, Sun 14 Jan, Pay the Rent, Overland Literary Journal

Acknowledgement of Country// Headlines// Sonia interviewed John Smith (he/him) - Assoc. member of Black peoples Union (BPU) and Community picket organiser for Webb Dock action. Picket started Fri 19 Jan and lasted until cops broke up the protest and picket on Mon 22 Jan at 4.30pm. Two speeches rebroadcasted from the 14th consecutive rally in Naarm-Melbourne and 100 days since the events of Oct 7 of the Fee Palestine rallies. Words from two First Nations people speaking about the connection between Indigenous sovreignty and Palestinian liberation with Uncle Robbie Thorpe, a Krautungalung/ Gunnai man, an Aboriginal activist, and 3CR broadcaster; and Prof Gary Foley, activist for the Gumbaynggirr people, academic, writer, and actor.We were luck to have Meriki Onus join us. Meriki is a Gunnai and Gunditjmara woman who grew up in Gippsland, and is one of the co-founders of Warriors of Resistance (link to Uncle Robbie Thorpe interview). She joins us today to talk about Pay the Rent. Thanks for joining us, Meriki. Sonia interviewed co-editor Evelyn Araluen and contributor Dr Micaela Sahhar Overland Literary Journal . We featured Evelyn in a pre-record last week, but for listener's who don't know, Evelyn is a Goorie and Koori poet, and a descendant from the Bundjalung nation. Micaela is a Palestinian-Australian writer and educator whose most recent writings are in the Overland Journal and the Sydney Review of Books.Songs:Barmah by AllaraWe Have Survived by No Fixed Address and Us MobBlack Woman by Emma DonovanChange has to come by MO'JU  
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Palestinians & Zapatistas, Black and Palestinian poets, Perceptions of Women and Gender diverse

Palestinians & Zapatistas: Extremes that come together in the fight against inhumanityAn incredible event took place in Naarm/Melbourne on the 26th of June 2021, in which Blak and Palestinian poets, artists and activists came together for a special evening of poetry, performances and discussions. On this show Salaam rebroadcasts this event. We listen to Samah Sabawi's peoms.You can listen to Salam radio show every Sunday from 4 to 6pm.The next program was broadcasted on May 20 2021 by Spoken Word. A program dedicated to the eclectic world of poetry and performance. In the next show, we listen to Palestinian writers and editors, who share some of their new work, reflecting on the resistance and resilience of the Palestinian people through generations of colonial violence and oppression. You can listen to Spoken Word every Thursday from 9am to 9:30amSonia spoke with Associate Professor Nicole Kalms from Monash University about the perceptions of women and gender diverse people around safety in public spaces. If you want to find out more, or for some of the resources mentioned in the show, the links are:YourGround Vic: NSW: Lab: Safe Space Report and Toolkits: - Telk QadeyaMy Blood is Palestinian
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2023 Reflections: A tribute to First Nations communities

 3CR Breakfast Wednesday 27th December 2023 As we farewell 2023, we reflect on the Referendum on an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice to Parliament and the future of Australia. Throughout this episode you will hear a selection of music by First Nations artists, the voices of Wiradjuri and Wailwan woman, lawyer Teela Reid and distinguished historian and Monash University Indigenous Studies Centre academic Professor Lynette Russell. Teela Reid is the University of Sydney's inaugural First Nation’s Practitioner-in-Residence. She spoke alongside Noel Pearson at the inaugural 'Voices on the Voice' Sydney Ideas event at the University of Sydney on 22nd May 2023. Broadcast permission courtesy of University of Sydney. Professor Lynette Russell is a Sir John Monash Distinguished Professor and Australian Research Council Laureate based at Monash University’s Indigenous Studies Centre. Her illustrious career spans three decades, covering 16th to 20th century Australian history. She was an active promoter of the Voice to Parliament and co-authored a book with Melissa Castan called Time to Listen- An Indigenous Voice to Parliament. Professor Russell’s Aboriginal ancestors were born on the lands of the Wotjobaluk people in Western Victoria, and her British descendants were transported to Australia as convicts. Claudia spoke to Professor Russell following a week’s silence after the Referendum on a Voice to Parliament. (First broadcast 3CR Breakfast 25/10/23)  Music Why / Kutcha Edwards, 2008 Rain / Monica Weightman, 1998 Little Voice / Charcoal Club, 2005 Women’s Business / Ruby Hunter, 1994 Keep the Fires Burning / Patricia Clarke, 2006 Are you from TI? / The Mills Sisters, 1993 Koorie Time / Emma Donovan, 2010 September Song / Leah Flanaghan, 2010 Fitzroy Crossing / Warumpi Band, 1985 Goddess Love / Dan Sultan, 2009 Cannot Buy My Soul / Archie Roach, 2007 Bicentennial Blues / Archie Roach / 1988, 2009 Somewhere over the Rainbow / Shellie Morris and Stephen Pigram, 2006  3CR Breakfast acknowledges First Nations communities around Australia and that sovereignty was never ceded and a treaty never signed. We pay respects to elders, past and present, and acknowledge the resilience of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the Australian community.           
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silence surrounding the ongoing Senate Inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women, Distribution of economic growth in Australia, Trans Women in Malaysia, Artist-made portraits of murdered Palestinian journalists

Acknowledgement of Country// Headlines//Grace Tan interviewed Munanjahli, Yugambeh and South Sea Islander woman Dr Chelsea Watego (@drcwatego) about the silence surrounding the ongoing Senate Inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women April this year. Dr Watego is Professor of Indigenous Health and Executive Director of the Carumba Institute at Queensland University of Technology. Further information about what is happening to the Senate inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women can be found at this article on The Conversation by Amy McQuire, Chelsea Watego, David Singh and Elizabeth Strakosch.Amy McQuire's work on "presencing" can be found on her substack For the second story, Claudia spoke to Matt Grudnoff, Senior Economist at the Australia Institute about the report “Inequality on Steroids: Distribution of economic growth in Australia”. To read the report: At the start of December, five trans women were arrested in Malaysia, ranked by the Global Trans Rights Index as the second worst place in the world, after Guyana, to be trans. Video footage of police kicking and beating up one of the women was shared on social media. Sonia spoke with a trans-rights activist, Thilaga, from the group Justice for Sisters, to understand what happened.  Artist-made portraits of murdered Palestinian journalists plastered to the ABC offices to shed light on the media silence of their fallen colleagues in Gaza. 40 portraits of killed journalists were stuck to the entrance at about 4:30am this morning in Naarm/Melbourne. Eloise Grills joined Sonia this morning to tell us a bit about what's planned & why.  Songs:Julia Boutros Yamma Mwail Al-Hawa - Palestinian HeritageSaied Silbak feat. Nour Darwish - Ya Tal'een
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Healthcare Workers for Palestine, Life with type 1 diabetes, Australian mass media and Israeli bias, "Knock the Top Off: A People's History of Alcohol

Pippa speaks with Isabella Magee, a Type 1 Diabetic who is currently an ambassador for Diabetes Australia to tell people about her journey with Type 1 There are currently 1,500,000 people living with Diabetes in Australia.If you want to find out more information about Diabetes you can head to and check out their online resources. // Associate Professor Jake Lynch from Sydney University and the unholy alliance between Australian mass media and the Australian Jewish press. Lynch discusses the processes by which this mainstream media, in line with major establishment parties demonise or threaten journalists to avoid contextualising the October 7th conflict as an episode in the 75-year occupation of Palestine. This discussion was first aired on Tuesday Hometime on the 14th of November  You can listen to Jan Bartlett on Tuesday Hometime every Tuesday 4:00pm to 6:00pm. // Sunehra speaks with nurse and midwife, Gabrielle Bennett who is a member of ANMF (Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation). Gabrielle talks about Healthcare Workers for Palestine Victoria who are a group of healthcare workers organising collectively to have unions take a public position demanding a ceasefire in Gaza, as well as to show support and stand in solidarity with Palestinian healthcare workers.To help healthcare workers and civilians in Gaza, you can donate to: Annie McLoughlin of Solidarity Breakfast interviews co-editor Alex Etling of the publication "Knock the Top Off: A People's History of Alcohol". The book is described as "an intoxicating journey through Australia's relationship with alcohol". It features short expositions and deep dives into incidents, eras, groups and individuals, and provides an alternative history of Australian society and culture from the bottom up. You can listen to Solidarity Breakfast every Saturday 7:30am to 9:00amYou can purchase Alex Etling's book here: Songs:Morning Star by Paul Ah CheeThulumaay Gii by Thelma Plum
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16days4kids, Disinformation in non-english speaking online communities, Anti-Arab racism, BYO Cup Campaign

Iranian-Australian Activist, Shohre Mansouri talks to Sunehra about battling against misinformation and disinformation in a farsi Facebook group. Shohre is also the founder of Yarra Foundation, a charity that helps under-privallaged Iranian children. We listen to an interview from Women on the line, where Kannagi Bhatt speaks to Ruby Hamad, author of "White Tears/ Brown Scars" about the roots of racism against people in the Middle East. You can listen to Women on the line every Monday 8:30am to 9:00am. We listen to an interview with Claudia speaking with Birte Moliere from Boomerang Alliance that was previously aired on Wednesday Breakfast. Boomerang Alliance is a national community-based not for profit organisation aiming for a zero-waste society. They are launching the BYO Cup Campaign at Commonfolk and social enterprise HomeGound on the Mornington Peninsula 8 and 9 December. Sunehra speaks with Kit McMahon, CEO of Women's Health in the South East (WHISE) about #16Days4Kids, part of WHISE's 2023 campaign for 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence. If you are in distress and/or have experienced gender-based violence you can call:1800RESPECT: 1800 737 732Lifeline: 13 11 14Domestic Violence Crisis Service (DVCS): 02 6280 0900Safe Steps Family Violence Response Centre: 1800 015 188Sexual Assault Crisis Line: 1800 806 292 Song: Treaty (Redfern remix) by Yothu Yindi
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International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, indigenous Herero and Nama Peoples in present-day Namibia, State Government’s new fast-track planning policy, sexual assault and sexual harassment at Australian universities

Content warning: the first segment discusses war, trauma and sexual violence that may be distressing for some listeners7.10am Violence against women and girls remains one of the most prevalent and pervasive human rights violations in the world. As part of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women commemoration, we listen to one woman’s account of the experience of indigenous Herero and Nama Peoples in present-day Namibia. Sima Luipert, a Nama woman from Namibia, tells us how the violence inflicted on her Peoples in the early 1900s, still has an impact to this day. This segment was produced by Shaldon Ferris for Indigenous Rights Radio. You can listen to more stories like this by clicking on the link.For support contact Safe Steps 1800 015 188 / 1800 Respect 1800 737 732 / Sexual Assault Crisis Line 1800 806 292. In an emergency please call 000 for urgent police assistance. For more information visit the Respect Victoria crisis and support webpage under About Us in the menu.Further reading: - RMIT planning expert Emeritus Professor Michael Buxton joins us to talk about the State Government’s new fast-track planning policy and its impact on communities and community spaces. Professor Buxton is part of a research group at the School of Global, Urban and Social Studies, RMIT University. He has extensive experience working in senior management with Victorian Government planning and environment agencies, the Victorian Environment Protection Authority, and has served as an elected local government councillor, Mayor, and member of the Upper Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges Authority. See more at Content warning: the following segment discusses sexual violence that may be distressing for some listeners7.55am In 2017, at the request of Australia’s 39 universities, the Australian Human Rights Commission conducted a national, independent survey of university students to gain greater insight into the nature, prevalence and reporting of sexual assault and sexual harassment at Australian universities. Dr Jess Ison joins us to explain if things have changed since the national report came out and what more can be done by universities to prevent sexual violence and assault on campus. Jess is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Judith Lumley Centre, La Trobe University.For support contact Safe Steps 1800 015 188 / 1800 Respect 1800 737 732 / Sexual Assault Crisis Line 1800 806 292. In an emergency please call 000 for urgent police assistance. For more information visit the Respect Victoria crisis and support webpage under About Us in the menu.8.15am Today is International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People. We speak with Kieran, a high school teacher working in the Victorian public school system about the Teachers and Staff Members for Palestine Week of Action planned for this week and what is taking place following a government directive to stop action. The Minister for education Ben Carroll was invited to participate in this interview but declined. See more at Teachers and Staff Members For Palestine- Vic facebook page Events - International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People Tonight, Wednesday 29th NovemberSpecial event7pm -10pmMelbourne Grand Mosque, Tarneit Thursday 30th November @ 6pmVigil - Teachers and School Staff for PalestineState Library Victoria  Gaza MonologuesThe Gaza Monologues are personal stories written by children in Gaza in 2010. During this time the monologues were performed by over 1500 young people in 36 countries. These testimonials still remain relevant today. The ASHTAR youth theatre is encouraging public readings of the monologues in order to promote this day which values justice and freedom. To find out more about the Gaza Monologues and the work done by ASHTAR theatre to bring them to life, you can head to PoemA poem by late poet Ahmad Shamlou in memory of Women Life Freedom protestor Milad Zohrevand who was executed in Iran on November 24th.The execution hourA key turned inside the door lockA trembling smile landed on his lips like the dance of water on the ceiling moved by reflection of sunlightA key turned inside the door lockOutside,the mild shade of the dawn wandered like a lost note roving from one flute hole to another in search of its homeA key turned inside the door lockA trembling smile landed on his lips like the dance of water on the ceiling moved by reflection of sunlightA key turned inside the door lock Music Waliwaliyangu Li-Anthawirriyarra A-Kurija – Saltwater People Song - Shellie Morris and the Boorroloola SongwomenGet Up Stand Up – Bob Marley
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Influencers & Online Radicalization, "Cold enough for snow" wins 2023 Prime Minister’s Literary award, AI's impact on the workforce, International community radio

Cam and Andy from Yeah Nah Pasaran show speak to Dr Eviane Leidig, the author of Women of the Far Right: Social Media Influencers & Online Radicalization. On mainstream social media platforms, far-right women share Instagram stories about organic foods that help pregnant women propagate the pure white race and post behind-the-scenes selfies at anti-vaccination rallies. These social media personalities model a feminist lifestyle, at once promoting their brands and radicalizing their followers. In discussions of issues like dating, marriage and family life they call on women to become housewives to counteract the corrosive effects of feminism.Eviane Leidig in her book offers an in-depth look into the world of far-right women influencers, exploring the digital lives they cultivate as they seek new recruits for white nationalism. Going beyond stereotypes of the typical male white supremacist, she uncovers how young attractive women are playing roles as organisers, fundraisers and entrepreneurs. You can listen to Yeah Nah Pasaran every Thursday 4:30 to 5:00 pm. --- We hear from Victorian author Jessica Au, winner of the 2023 Prime Minister’s Literary Award for Fiction for her novel Cold Enough for Snow. The win comes nine months after Au took out the fiction and overall prizes at the Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards.  --- Sunehra speaks to Niusha Shafiabady, Associate Professor in Computational Intelligence at Charles Darwin University about how Artificial intelligence will impact the workforce around the world. Niusha says that people living Niusha says that people living in developing countries will be the most affected by this change. You can read her article here.  --- This week Australia’s radio sector celebrates 100 years on the airwaves. The first licensed station to broadcast over the airwaves was Sydney radio station 2SB, now ABC Radio Sydney. Community broadcasting in Australia emerged in the 1960s. Today, there are more than 450 community-owned radio stations – making community broadcasting Australia’s largest independent media sector. But the sector is not so healthy everywhere.Malaysia had to wait until the early 2000s for its first community radio station. Radiq Radio brought the voices of refugees, squatters, factory workers and other marginalised groups to listeners in Malaysia, via a shortwave transmitter located in Indonesia. Journalist and broadcaster Sonia Randhawa was the founder of RadiqRadio. They join us to share more about this grassroots project and the international community radio landscape.Interested in hearing more about 100 years of radio in Australia?Tuning in or Fading Out: Radio’s Past, Present and FuturePanel discussion hosted by Jonathon Green from ABC and featuring Pilar Aguerra, Chairperson at 3CRThursday November 23, 20236.15pm - 7.45pmEureka Centre Auditorium, BallaratFree event but you need to register.
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Francesca Albanese, Role of lobbying on the Government, Packaging Product Stewardship Lead at Boomerang Alliance

7:12AM: Jennifer Lacy Nichols Research Fellow at the University of Melbourne joined us to discuss the role lobbying has on the government and she found government lobbyist registers largely left us in the dark of who is actually lobbying government 7:31AM: Birte Moliere, packaging product stewardship lead at Boomerang Alliance speaks about transparency and accountability in the supermarket industry and working towards a plastic-free future. The details of the two reusable / BYO cup days are: Fri 8 December 23 - Commonfolk Coffee || 16 Progress Street || Mornington 7am-3pm Sat 9 December 23 - Home Ground Coffee || 22 Robertson Dr || Mornington 8am-2pm   Home Ground is a social enterprise and all $ saved in packaging cost (20-50 cent per single use cup) is going straight back into supporting youth at risk.  Sign the Boomerang Alliance petition to cut plastic packagingRead the Unwrapped Supermarkets Report here 7:50AM: Claudia brings us a special extended interview with United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights Situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, Francesca Albanese who is visiting Australia this week amid continued conflict in Gaza/Israel and tensions between communities here in Naarm about personal safety and the national stance on calling for a ceasfire.  A warning to listeners, this segment discusses the subject of war, loss of life and suffering which might be distressing. For support call Lifeline 13 11 14 Ms Albanese is appearing in person in Naarm Thursday 16th November @ 6pm  in an event moderated by Rawan Arraf  from the Australian Centre for International Justice. Tickets are sold out but you can join the waitlist at On Saturday November 18th @ 1pm there is a Blak Solidarity Gathering with Ms Albanese together with Professor Gary Foley, and Noura Mansour, Australia Palestine Advocacy Network. Event takes place at Aunty Alma Thorpe's Gathering Place, 546-550 High Street, Preston Palestine Remembered airs on 3CR Saturdays 9.30-10am Songs// Champagne Supernova - Oasis
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Nup to the Cup, Moneycare, SlutWalk, Road Violence

7:10AM: We listen to a conversation with Elio Celotto about his introduction to animal activism, and the highly successful Nup to the Cup campaign. Elio is from The Coalition for the Protection of Racehorses and has been a long-time animal activist. This conversation was aired on an episode of Freedom of Species at 3CR last monthNup to the Cup official website: is external)Coalition for the Protection of Racehorses: is external)The Final Race Expose documentary: is external) 7:30AM: Recent research by the Salvation Army shows that financial stress impacts physical health, emotional health, and day-to-day functioning.Troy West is the State manager of a Salvation Army programme which provides free financial counselling support to Australians with financial worries. The programme is called Moneycare, and each year, it reaches over 12, 000 people. He joins us to share more about the programme and why it can help. The service is free. Moneycare: 1800 722 363 7:50AM: Content Warning: The following segment discusses trauma and sexual violence and may be upsetting for some listeners. It also contains language that might offend. If you feel this is not right for you at the moment, feel free to tune out for the next 15 minutes.Sasja Sidek from 3CR's Queering The Air speaks to a long-time volunteer from SlutWalk Melbourne, Mev about the significance of the event and its history.Mev (she/they) is a neurodivergent queer creative and activist living and working here on stolen Wurundjeri land. They’ve been volunteering with the SlutWalk Naarm/Melbourne collective for years, motivated and informed by a history of trauma. Mev believes in the importance of continuously learning and improving, valuing human rights, consent education, intersectional feminism, anti-racism, decolonisation, LGBTQIA+ rights, decriminalisation of sex work, accessibility, mental health, environmental sustainability and animal rights.This is an edited excerpt from the interview originally broadcast on 3CR's Queering The Air on November 5th. Queering The Air is broadcast on Sundays 3:00pm to 4:00pm.Join SlutWalk Naarm/Melbourne on 25 November 2023. Meet at 12 noon outside the State Library Victoria  Correction: The meeting place for Slutwalk 2023 is the State Library of Victoria, not State Parliament as was incorrectly stated in the broadcast.Trans Awareness Week runs Nov 13-19. Find out more at anything in this segment has caused distress for you or if you need to speak with someone for support, you can contact:•        Lifeline 13 11 14•        QLIFE on 1800 184 527 between 3PM and midnight, or visit•        National Domestic Family and Sexual Violence Counselling Service (1800RESPECT) on 1800 737 732•        Triple zero if you are in immediate danger 8:10AM: Patrick speaks to Hulya Gilbert, Lecturer in Planning and Human Geography at La Trobe University about her recent article on the deadly norms of car use.
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West Papua Diaspora in Naarm, Anti-logging, fashion sustainability advice, Palestine voices: Samah Sabani

Wednesday 1st November 2023 AOC//   Headlines// 7.10am Kal Angam Kal: Stories from West Papua illuminates the little-known history of exiled West Papuan Elders residing in Naarm through the unique lens of the community's youth. The exhibition features new film works, in which six young community members conduct interviews with their chosen Elders, and is the first film exhibition to tell the stories of the West Papuan community by the community in Naarm. Fijian Australian-born artist Yasbelle Kerkow collaborated with West Papuan artist Cyndi Makabory on the project. Xen Nhà from 3CR’s Women on the Line spoke to Yasbelle about the project and its evolution. This is an edited segment from the interview first broadcast on Women On The Line on 30th October. Women on the Line is produced in the studios of 3CR and airs every Monday morning at 8.30am. You can listen the full interview with Yasbelle here.For more information and exhibition tickets visit Footscray Comunity Arts. Follow Kal Angam-Kal(link is external) on Instagram.  Kal Angam Kal: Stories from West Papua debuts tonight 1st November at Footscray Community Arts. Exhibition Dates: 1 November 2023—28 January 2024 / Launch Event: 4 November 2023, 3—5 pm (Auslan interpreted)/ Panel and Screening: 16 November 2023, 6—8pm7.30am 3CR Earth Matters presenter Sean O’Shannessy talks with Felicity Wade from the Labor Environment Action Networkabout outcomes for our native forests at the previous ALP National Conference in Brisbane (Meanjin). This interview first aired on Earth Matters on 24th September 2023. Earth Matters is a nationally broadcast programme produced in the studios of 3CR. It airs every Sunday morning at 11am. 7.50am Australian is second only to the United States when it comes to textile consumption, and is the world’s number one culprit when it comes to greenhouse emissions from fashion. Claudia speaks to University of Southern Queensland researcher Dr Rachael Wallis about the “lifestyles approach” to sustainable fashion and the importance of aligning our values with our consumer choices in order to reach net zero. Click here to read Dr Wallis’ article on this subject published in The Conversation. To access the Berlin-based Hot or Cool fashion report Unfit, Unfair, Unfashionable - Resizing Fashion for a Fair Consumption Space, click here.8.10am Patrick speaks to Palestinian Australian-Canadian playwright, poet, scholar, and human rights advocate Samah Sabawi about the ongoing conflict impacting the people of Gaza.  Music Australia does not exist – Dreaming NowTree hugger - Antsy Pants Fight for me - Barker     
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Post-Referendum reflections, Australian history education, youth gambling, research-informed teaching, community dance event

 Acknowledgement of Country// Headlines// Professor Lynette Russell AM shares her post-Referendum reflections about the role of history in Australia's truth-telling and history education in Australia. Professor Russell is the Sir John Monash Distinguished Professor and ARC Kathleen Fitzpatrick Laureate Fellow 2020-2025 at the Monash Indigenous Studies Centre. The Lynette Russell Prize for First People's History in Schools will be presented at a free online event @ 5.30pm tonight Wednesday 25th October at the History Council of Victoria annual lecture. Click here for ticket registration.  Patrick speaks to Tony Clarkson, a Principal Clinical Advisor for the Victorian Responsible Gambling Associationas we discussed the impact of gambling on young people and what the foundation is doing to stop gambling.   If you’re having trouble with gambling and think that Gamblers Anonymous could help you then phone 03 9696 6108 or see their website Lifeline 13 11 14 To hear stories about gambling and other addictive pastimes tune into 3CR’s Living Free programme every Thursday at 1pm. Grace speaks with Associate Prof. Mark Rickinson, project director on Monash University's The Q Project, about bridging the gap between university teaching practices and research. Claudia speaks to street dancer and community youth worker David Prakash about his work at L2R Dance, a not-for-profit organisation based in Melbourne’s West dedicated to providing free dance programs, arts leadership opportunities and employment pathways for children and young people traditionally underrepresented or absent from mainstream arts and culture. David is a youth coordinator of Block Party, a L2R dance event taking place this Saturday 28th October, 12noon-3pm at the Footscray Arts Centre. For tickets click here. To register for the Dance Battle click here. Music From St Kilda to Kings Cross – Paul KellyCannot Buy My Soul – Archie RoachReasons – BirdzBlack Fella/White Fella – Jimmy Little     
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The Impact of the Voice to Parliament Debates on Indigenous Australians, why the Yes campaign Failed, Reflections on the Plight of Palestinians, Right to Protest

Patrick spoke to Associate Professor of marketing Catherine Sutton Brady from the University of Sydney discussing the result of the Voice to Parliament referendum and she gave her perspective on why the Yes campaign failed and what made the No campaign successful.We listen back to a previous conversation between Claudia and Bep Uink Associate Professor and Dean of Indigenous Knowledge at Murdoch University, Western Australia about the impact of the Voice to Parliament debates on Indigenous Australians in the lead up to the referendum.First Nations leaders supporting the YES campaign are entering a week of silence to allow for a period of mourning.After providing some space for mourning over the next week, the YES campaign will coordinate a gathering in the next few weeks to come together to debrief, reflect and consider what comes next. It is now time to rest, pause and reflect. If you need extra support in this time, please speak to your doctor or reach out to Lifeline (13 11 14) or 13 Yarn (13 92 76)We hear reflections on the plight of Palestinians from 3CR's Palestine Remembered host Nasser Mashni.Claudia speaks with Human Rights Law Centre lawyer David Mejia-Canales about the democratic right to protest following the NSW government's condemnation of a pro-Palestinian rally in Sydney last week.3CR’s Palestine Remembered airs every Saturday morning on 3CR 9.30am -10am And you can catch the rest of last week’s programme by heading to:  Palestine EVENT Reminders THIS SUNDAY 22nd October, 12noon, State Library of Victoria  Northern Suburbs Speak out for Palestine is holding an event TOMORROW EVENING AT 5PM for community solidarity with Palestine. When: Thursday 19 OctoberTime: Gather 5pmVenue: Bell St Reserve, corner Sydney Rd & Bell St, Coburg.What: Northern Suburbs speak-out for Palestine! Stop the slaughter of Palestinians!The organisers have put a call out for anyone who can help make the rally safe & successful.  So if you’re interested in volunteering to assist with marshalling, get in touch with one of the organisers.  Vigil For Gaza When: Friday 27th OctoberWhere: Federation SquareTime:  6-8pm DONATION LINKS: Urgent gaza relief Medical Aid for Palestine:  For support reach out to Lifeline 13 11 14 Songs:  Black Fella White Fella –  Warumpi Band BOW DOWN - BARKER 
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Stop Black Deaths in Custody rally, impact of ‘Trumpian tactics’ in Voice to Parliament Referendum, Chinese-Australians disengage with Voice on WeChat, Digital inclusion gap in First Nations Communities

7:15AM: We listen back to some of the speeches from the National Action to Stop Black Deaths in Custody rally which took place in Naarm and around the country on Saturday.7:30AM: Patrick was joined by Jock Cheetham, Senior Lecturer in news and media in the Charles Sturt School of Information and Communication Studies about the impact of ‘Trumpian tactics’ in the Voice to Parliament Referendum.7:50AM: Grace and Claudia speak with Dr Fan Yang, a research fellow at the University's Melbourne Law school and ARC Centre of Excellence for automated decision making and society. She joined us to talk about the way WeChat is facilitating information about the Voice referendum to the Australian-Chinese community and whether this group of voters are listening.8:10AM: Sunehra Speaks to Dr Daniel Featherstone who is the lead researcher of The “Mapping the Digital Gap” report, which found that people from remote First Nations communities are among the most digitally excluded people in Australia. Find out more about closing the gap in digital inclusion HERE.Music: Long Live Palestine by LowkeyAre you from TI? by The Mills SistersWomen's Business by Ruby Hunter 
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Courts and Public Interest in Australia, Family Safety, Treaty + Voice, Iran's Life Women Freedom Movement and Voice Legal Myths

AOC// Headlines//  7.07 AM Grace speaks with Isabelle Reinecke, founder of Grata Fund, and author of newly released book "Courting Power: Law, Democracy, & the Public Interest in Australia'. We discuss the importance of court laws and how it helps with the public interest of Australia.7.27am Sunehra spoke to Beth McCann, Director of the Centre for Family Research and Evaluation at Drummond Street; In light of an recent report released by Family Safety Victoria, experts are saying that Australia is not equipped to keep at-risk families safe during a crisis. Data indicates that family violence spiked during the COVID-19 pandemic and services were stretched in terms of providing the support needed.  Link to report: Other links to services: [Family and domestic violence] The Orange Door: Suicide Call Back Service 1300 659 467 Lifeline 13 11 14 Kids Helpline 1800 551 800 Standby - Support After Suicide 1300 727 247 We hear from Senior initiated clan leader of the Yolŋu Nation of North East Arnhem Land, Rev Dr Djiniyini Gondarra OAM outlines his position on Treaty and the upcoming Voice Referendum. (First aired on 3CR Solidarity Breakfast 23rd September)7.55 am Claudia speaks to Kamran Motamedi, an Iranian researcher living in Naarm, speaks to us about the Women Life Freedom movement in Iran. This week Kamran tells us about some of the obstructions to progress in Iran – from the absence of labour unions, the role of misinformation, capitalism and Western imperialism. This segment is the second part of an extended interview about Iran’s political landscape. Part Two to be broadcast next week on 3CR Wednesday Breakfast.8.12 amPatrick spoken to  Australian Catholic University Professor and Dean of Law Thomas More Law School Patrick Keyzer debuking the myths around the upcoming  voice referendum?MusicBlack Matriarchy by Barkaa *Content Warning  
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Tulla runway poverty impacts, kangaroos, diversity in Iranian political protests, Voice to Parliament Referendum - messaging, truth and respect

3CR Breakfast with Grace, Sunehra, Patrick and Claudia AOC// Headlines// 7.07am Grace speaks with Kay Shields, member of the No 3 Tulla Runway Coalition discussing about the impact of the proposed third runway on communities experiencing poverty.  7.27am Patrick will be speaking all things kangaroos with UNSW PhD Candidate Sydney Nora Campbell from the Evolution & Ecology Research Centre at the School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences (BEES).  You can read Nora’s article at 7.48am Claudia speaks to Kamran Motamedi, an Iranian researcher living in Naarm, speaks to us about the Women Life Freedom movement in Iran. While he says the movement is indeed remarkable, Kamran illuminates the way protest has been used as a form of resistance in Iran's history with beginnings well before Mahsa Amini’s death. Neither is protest confined to fighting women’s issues. Kamran says Iranian society is diverse and not all sectors have responded equally to State oppression.  This segment is the first part of an extended interview about Iran’s political landscape. Part Two to be broadcast next week on 3CR Wednesday Breakfast. CORRECTION: Our broadcast wrongly announced the song following the segment as being performed by students of the Tehran University of Art. The song broadcast was a Farsi version of the song el pueblo performed by a Marxist group in 1979. The music soundbed for the interview was the version performed by students of the Tehran University of Art in 2022. Our apologies for the error. 8.08am Claudia speaks with Associate Professor Jeanine Leane, a Wiradjuri writer, teacher and academic from southwest New South Wales who is currently a Writer-In-Residence at the University of Melbourne. She is a supporter of a Voice to Parliament and will join us to talk about respect, truth and messaging in the upcoming Referendum.  You can read Associate Professor Leane’s recent article at Overland/2023/09/the-ballot-box-does-not-translate-ideology/ Music el pueblo (Farsi language) performed by a Marxist group in 1979You’re Looking at Me – Colin HayThe Lost Song – The Cat Empire      
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The benefits of story telling for trans rights, AUKUS and the Nuclear Ban Treaty, Deadly Connections, and Regional bank closures

Grace speaks with Em Readman, a writer from Boorloo, Australia. They are also an editor & ceramicist, and we're going to be discussing how story-telling & knowledge better help protect trans people.  Sunehra Speaks with Dr Monique Cormier Senior Lecturer at Monash Faculty of Law to talk about AUKUS and how it could exploit a loophole in the Non-Proliferation Treaty, as well as whether or not Australia should sign The Nuclear Ban Treaty to further prohibit nuclear weapons. You can also read  Dr Monique Cormier's article about this here:  CONTENT WARNING: The following interview contains content that may be distressing and includes references to suicide and drugs. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander listeners, please be aware that the segment mentions people who have died.If this does not feel right for you, you may wish to tune out for the next 15-20 minutes.If you wish to speak with someone about any of the issues mentioned in this interview, you can always call lifeline on 13 11 14, and for mob-only support, you can call 13 YARN 13 92 76. LGBTQIA+ listeners may also wish to contact QLIFE on 1800 184 527 between 3PM and midnight, or visit from 3CR's Strong Spirit spoke with Keenan Mundine who is the Principal consultant and founder of Deadly Connections, an organisation that brings family and community together to better support individuals. Keenan after losing both his parents, and being separated from his brothers at the age of seven, he found himself living on the streets and commiting crime to survive. The talk shows why First Nation self-determination is important. Self-determination means different things to different people, the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples describes self-determination as the ability for Indigenous people to freely determine their political status and pursue their economic, social and cultural development. Keenan Mundine can be contacted by email [email protected] piece is an extract of the podcast which broadcasted on 11th of September 2023. If you want to listen to more, go to and search for Strong Spirit. You can list to Strong Spirit on Mondays from 1pm to 2pm.  Patrick speaks to the Mayor of Junee Neil Smith about a senate inquiry into regional bank closures in the area leading to the town being on the verge of losing their bank.  Music: We have survived by No Fixed AddressNative tongue by Mo JuNever Never Never by Shirley Bassey 
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Nuclear & Militarisation through STEM competitions, Climate Change & Impact, Chile 1973, Transport Policy, Arthur Bolkas

AOC//  Headlines//  Annie McLoughlinof 3CR's Solidarity Breakfast speaks with Sanne de Swart, FOE Anti-Nuclear Collective co-ordinator, discussing teachers' fears of the normalization of nuclear & militarization in schools through STEM competitions financed by weapons companies supported by the Ministry of Defence. (This was originally broadcast on 9 September 2023)   Patrick speaks with Senior Lecturer in Climate Science at the University of Melbourne, Andrew King, discussing the major impacts of flooding in parts of Greece and Libya. In Australia, the fire season has already started with a major bushfire heading towards the community of Tennant Creek in the Northern Territory and El Niño looking likely by the models.  We revisit a conversation with Pilar Aguilera, our 3CR Chairperson and long-time Chilean activist, commemorating 50 years since the coup in Chile in 1973, and what this anniversary means to the Chilean Community. This whole week is to commemorate the Chilean community, and 50 years of solidarity, resistance and struggle. Tomorrow, 3CR is holding a special 6-hour broadcast from 6pm to 12am, with interviews from Chile, testimonies in English, Spanish, Spanglish and much more. Chile EventSaturday (September 16th), there will be a cultural open stage and candlelight event with collective healing discussions, music and poetry.Time: 4pm Venue: Catalyst Social Centre, 146 Sydney Rd. Coburg  We revisit a conversation by Kevin Healy from City Limits, also the head of 3CR's Urban Planning and Social Justice Program, speaking with John McPherson, long time transport commentator and analyst, discussing buses, accessibility and the impact of transport policy. (This was originally broadcast on 3 May 2023)   Kelly Whitworth and Joe Toscano spoke to Arthur Bolkas, about his 8-year stint in the netherworld of Pentridge Prison and other goals for armed robbery when he was a young, confused man. Arthur has dedicated much of his life to helping prisoners transition from gaol into the community and serves as a mentor to many. Arthur's story is a tale of redemption. You can listen back to the full 2-hour interview about Arthur's story on Radical Australia.  Songs: 1. I'm a Believer by Neil Diamond 2. Bagi-la-Bargan by Birdz 3. Seed Allara by Brent Walkins    
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Price gouging inquiry, Japanese war memory + Oppenheimer, financial Ombudsman complaints, religious violence in India, music for Iran

Headlines Grace speaks with Australian Council Trade Union's assistant secretary, Joseph Mitchell, discussing their upcoming price gouging inquiry, a chance to see if big business are artificially inflating their prices & taking advantage of the cost of living crisis. Claudia speaks with Professor Igarashi from Vanderbuilt University, Nashville, Tennessee. Professor Igarashi is a specialist in modern Japanese cultural studies and war memory, particularly the post-war period and is the author of two books: Bodies of Memory: Narratives of War in Postwar Japanese Culture, 1945–1970, and Homecomings: The Belated Return of Japan's Lost Soldiers. He speaks to us on the 78th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, Japan - at a time when nuclear power as both a source of energy and war weaponery is hotly contested in political, humanitarian and environmental spaces, and amajor cinematic biopic Oppenheimer has been released. We dive into a conversation with Australian Financial Complaints Authority's Deputy Chief Ombudsman, Dr June Smith, where we discuss the financial complaints received this year, and the complications and implications of BNPL and delay in insurance claims. Patrick speaks to Australian Federation of Deccan Association volunteer Khalid Mohammed, regarding the lastest round of religious violence in India and how the group is helping and how Australia has a role to play in the situation.Songs Music for Iran- Volume-2 Burnin’ - Queasy PiecesThe Night is Dark - Soo LingMono Bar - The Black TambourinesDragonfly – Shangri-Lass    
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Child Maltreatment, Iranian Coup 53', Wagner group and Russia's future

Sunehra speaks with Professor Daryl Higgins the Director of the Institute of Child Protection Studies at Australian Catholic University and the author of The Australian Child Maltreatment Study about the impacts and proposed solutions to prevent child maltreatment in Australia.You can find out more about the Australian Child Maltreatment Study at  We listen to the second part of the Democracy Now Episode about the documentary film Coup 53. The film is about the coupdetat against the former President of Iran Mohammad Mossadegh in 1953, and how the overthrowing of Mossadegh to return Mohammad Reza Shah as Iran’s leader dominoed into Iran’s anti shah sentiments and the Islamic Revolution. The latter of which the country is still dealing with today. The film, Coup 53 directed by Taghi Amirani explores the involvement of US and UK forces in driving the coup. Amy Goodman from Democracy Now talks to Amirani and Iranian historian Ervand Abrahamian about the less publicised involvement of England.    We are joined by Sal, an Iranian Union activist in Australia who also elaborated more on the American British and Governments in the coup along with the Soviet policy toward Mosaddegh and the role that Tudeh party, Iran's main communist party at the time in supporting the nationalist government of Mosaddegh. Sal also talks about the effects of the coup today as we are approaching the anniversary of the “Woman, life, freedom” uprising.  Patrick speaks to Dr Matthew Sussex, who is Associate Professor of the Griffith Asia Institute at Griffith University discussing Russia's future and what the future holds for the Wagner Group with the death of Yevgeny Prigozhin occurring.  Music:To Tragoudi Tou Kairou - Happy Day by Kostas DoxasSee by Test their Logik
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Poetry Month, Iranian Coup '53, 'Genocide & Resistance' public forum, AFL Fans Assocation

7.10am Warning: This discussion mentions genocide, including genocide against First Nations People.Grace speaks with Chloe De Silva, a fellow 3CR presenter and Green Left writer, discussing this Thursday’s August 31st  'Genocide & Resistance' public forum. When: 6.30pm-8.30pm (Dinner from 6pm).Where: Multicultural Hub, Green Room, 506 Elizabeth St, Melbourne CBD (opp Victoria Markets), Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia Contact details: Chloe de Silva (0484 938 949)  7.30 am Amy Goodman from Democracy Now speaks to Taghi Amirani, the Iranian filmmaker of Coup 53 and Iranian historian, Ervand Abrahamian about the 1953 coup against the democratically elected nationalist Prime Minister of Iran and the less publicised role of the British intelligence in assisting the coup.  Part 1 of two-part interview. Part 2 to be broadcast on 3CR Breakfast Wednesday 6/9/23 @ 7.30am. Democracy Now airs each Monday at 10am on 3CR. 8.05am Patrick speaks to AFL Fans Association President Ronnie Issko if the AFL fans are being given the right treatment in this year’s finals and what the Association holds for footy fans in the future. Poetry Month  Poems presented by Red Room PoetrySea Grape - Stuart Barnes                         Mangrove Girls - Lulu Houdini                                                      How Water Works - Tony BirchKush Dil - Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa Music Cranes in the Sky – SolangeI’ve Lied – Archie Roach  
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Philosophy of a Good Life, Migrant Community Engagement with Voice Referendum, AI in Breast Cancer Screening, Beetaloo Basin Project

Headlines// 7.10 Grace speaks with Oscar Davis, Associate Professor of Philosophy and History at Bond University, discussing what makes a good life, and the concept of existentialism. 7.30 Claudia speaks with Dilnaz Billimoria, member of the Committee of Communities Council on Ethnic Issues [CCOEI] about the way in which migrant communities are engaging with the Voice referendum, accessibility of information, and her recent visit to Kalumburu Community and the Kimberley region in Western Australia. For information about the Committee of Communities Council on Ethnic Issues - go to COOEI For information on the Voice to Parliament Referendum (English) click here Multicultural Voice For information about the Voice to Parliament Referendum (languages other than English) click here - & 7.50 Sunehra speaks with Professor Christobel Saunders from the University of Melbourne about the impact of AI on the future of breast cancer research and treatment.  8.10 Patrick speaks to Bree Ahrens from the Environment Centre NT regarding NT Chief Minster Natasha Fyles’ National Press Club speech about the Beetaloo Basin project and how the project will impact the environment.  Music Getup-Standy up - Bob Marley Never Fade Away - Blue King Brown (feat. Wick-it) Goodbye - Wolf Tones 
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Breakfast AI Special 2023- AI Hallucination, Effect on Warfare, Healthcare, Role of Capitalism & Environmental Sustainability, Effect on Media

Grace speaks with Dr Sarah Bentley, research scientist at CSIRO, discussing the means of AI hallucination, in comparison to human hallucination, but not in the same way we know of. Sunehra speaks with AI Scientist Toby Walsh, Chief Scientist at the AI Institute at the University of New South Wales, discussing the effect of AI on war. You also can catch Toby at the ALP National Conference Fringe event 2023 this Friday 2pm, where he will be talking about what AI means for the modern world.  Claudia speaks with Professor Karin Verspoor, Executive Dean of the School of Computing Technologies, RMIT University, talking about artificial intelligence in the healthcare space, the role of capitalism and environmental sustainability.  Patrick speaks with Program Lead at Digital Rights Watch, Samantha Floreani, regarding the impact AI has on media for the future but also whether AI be used to manipulate consumers to consume more goods and how algorithms could make your decision-making for you.   Songs:1. Lose Yourself to Dance by Daft Punk 
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Bail reform, Student belongong at university, Helping children speak using Warlpiri language, Labor's Housing Australia Fund bill

Daniel Andrews has postponed urgently required bail reform for another 12 months. We revisit Claudia's conversation with Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service CEO Nerita Waight about why the reform is so necessary and why it is taking so long. With the semester starting already for many of us, I will be speaking with Dr Joseph Crawford senior lecturer in management at the University of Tasmania, discussing student belonging at university, and how students can feel settled and make friendships.  Friday August 4th is Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children's Day.  We revisit a conversation with Dr Rikke on 'baby talks' using the Warlpiri language to help little kids to learn how to speak. Dr. Rikke Bundgaard-Nielsen is an experimental psycholinguist with a particular interest in acquiring and processing Australian Indigenous languages. Patrick speaks to 3CR Raise the Roof host Fiona York about what Labor's reintroduction of the Housing Australia Fund bill to parliament means for the housing crisis, and the potential for a double dissolution election if it does not pass a second time. Fiona also discusses the Housing for the Aged Report Launch event taking place on Thursday 10th August 2023 @ 12.15pm in Canberra and by Webex.
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'Loss, Damage, and Denial', Catastrophic weather & Greece wildfires, The Power of Football, Hands around Preston Market

In the final episode of the 'Loss, Damage, and Denial' miniseries, Jacob Gamble of Earth Matters speaks with Tristan Ward, a social and behaviour change officer at UNICEF from Barbados, about the climate losses and damages facing the Caribbean and the need for climate finance.  Patrick spoke to Senior Lecturer in Climate Science at Melbourne University, Andrew King, regarding the catastrophic weather which has hit the Northern hemisphere recently with Greece facing the worst wildfires in decades with the heat on par to broken records that were in place 50 years ago, and discuss what the upcoming Australian summer look like and with all this hot weather around? Does this cause an increase in turbulence when flying?  Em and John from 3CR’s The Sporting Record spoke with Peter Cullen, Rec-link Founder and Director about his book 'The Power of Football', sharing the stories of some 30 people who have benefited from Rec-link's football programme. A note that this conversation contains references to mental illness and suicide which may be distressing.If you wish to speak with someone about any of the issues mentioned in this interview, you can always call Lifeline on 13 11 14, and for First Peoples support, you can call 13YARN (13 92 76). The Save The Preston Market  Action Group is a committed group of Darebin residents fighting for their local community hub, the Preston Market, to be protected and placed under public control. The Group is gearing up for their next big event on Saturday, August 12th, 11am.Annie McLoughlin from 3CR’s Solidarity Breakfast caught up with Conor Flynn from Save the Preston Market to hear what's at stake and the next step in the campaign to save the market from developers. Songs:1. Get up, Stand up by Bob Marley2. Peggylee by General Special  
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Writers' Guild Strike, Euroa YES Campaign, Resistance Literature, Pause uni admissions for Circus Arts' program

Grace speaks with the CEO of the Australian Writers' Guild, Claire Pullen, discussing the current situation of the writers guild strike, how this affects Australia and our artists, and what we can do about it. Claudia speaks with author/historian/barrister and community campaigner Kate Auty about her work on the Euroa YES campaign.Information on: Referendum YES/NO Case Pamphlet  Grace speaks with Brigid Quirke, writer and critic at Overland on 'Resistance Literature', where we discuss her research that focuses on ways of reading contemporary Palestinian writing, like poetry, which particularly sheds light on the legacy of resistance literature that precedes it. We would like to emphasise the discussion is entirely just on the writing and reading, in no way do we comment on actual political discourse on the situation in Palestine because we are not the representation appropriate for that. Claudia speaks with NICA graduate and circus performer Harley Timmermans about his experience at NICA and the potential impacts of Swinburne University of Technology's decision to 'pause' admissions to the school's degree programme. Songs:1. Dance of the Crab - Barry Can't Swim 2. Stolen Moments - Lucinda Williams 
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Anti-fascist action, Knitting Nanas' anti-logging, Egyptology art exhibition, copyright, ChatGPT and AI

3CR Breakfast Wednesday 12th July 2023With Grace and Claudia 7.15am Annie McLoughlin speaks with Jasmine Duff from the Campaign against Racism and Fascism about their work protesting the now postponed speaking tour of Trump Junior and Nigel Farrage, and the Nazi gym operating in Sunshine. Download the CARF Welcome Pack to find out more at 7.30am Bec Horridge from Earth Matters speaks with Gee, Lynn and Colleen from the Knitting Nanas who were out at Bateman's Bay, NSW in May to protest the logging of native forests.  7.50am Claudia speaks with Melbourne artist Setken about his art exhibition - Adventures in Zoomorphic Idolatry - showing at Brunswick East’s newest artspace The Dollshouse. Read more about Setken and his work here. Adventures in Zoomorphic Idolatry Until July 21st  The Dollshouse GalleryUpstairs at This is Not a Toystore, 289 Lygon Street East Brunswick Tuesday – Sunday 11am to 5pm or 6pm (depends on day, check website here)Talks this Saturday at 2pm + 2.15pm. Film screenings – Friday 21st July 6- 8pm (on loop) NB: Gallery is upstairs so may not be accessible for all visitors. To access the Virtual exhibition click here. 8.10am Grace speaks with Dr Dilan Thampapillai, Associate Professor at University of NSW, expert on contract law, copyright law, and commercial law. We will be discussing Australian copyright laws, following the recent United States court case against ChatGPT concerning the copyright of two author's books.  EventsPanel discussion - Looking Back At Wars: What Have We Learnt?Tonight, Wednesday, 12 July, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Victoria Trades Hall, 54 Victoria Street Carlton author conversation - Eda Gunaydin Root and Branch – Essays on InheritanceFriday 14th July 2023, 6:30pmReadings bookstore, 309 Lygon St, Carlton, Victoria, 3053 Songs Like a hero – Mac-too_ChoiAndrew Gurruwiwi Band – GatjumOh, the River! – The Zen Circus and Brian Ritch 
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Precious Memories, Problematic Western Maps, Beyond the Bars, Unfinished Business

We hear from Aunty Georgina Lovett Williams, a Gunditjmara Elder who was born in Fitzroy and has been actively involved in the development of just about every Fitzroy Aboriginal community organisation. She also sits on the Elders council at Deakin University and is currently the Volunteer Chairperson of the Weeroona Trust Inc., which manages the Weeroona Aboriginal Cemetery. Recorded as part of the 3CR Yarra elders series Precious Memories produced by the late Gilla McGuiness. Grace speaks with Jahkarli Romanis (Instagram via @jucromanis, a proud Pitta Pitta woman, artist and PhD candidate at Monash University, discussing how she used art to explore problematic western maps such as Google Earth, and the myth of "Terra Nullius" (meaning: land belonging to no one). You can read more via The Conversation article HERE.   Residents of Barwon Prison in Lara outside Geelong talk about their experience of NAIDOC week as part of 3CR's Beyond the Bars broadcast. Grace speaks with Uncle John Baxter, proud Latja Latja/Narungga man. A board member of Reconciliation Victoria and First Peoples Disability Network about the ongoing exhibition called Unfinished Business in regard to National Reconciliation Week. Uncle John has been instrumental in ensuring the exhibition honours and respects the cultural heritage of the First Nations people it represents. He worked alongside co-curator Belinda Mason to bring the artworks into Manningham.    Songs:Nancy Bates – In this togetherEleea – Red WineShellie Morris AO – Waliwaliyangu Li-Anthawirriyarra A-Kurija (Saltwater People)
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Tonight It's A World We Bury: Black Metal, Red Politics, Psychocinematic podcast breaks disability and mental health stigmas, Warlpiri language 'baby talk', First Nations Classics Series

 Wednesday Breakfast 28th June 2023 Headlines 7.09am We revisit a chat with Bill Peel about his new book Tonight It's A World We Bury: Black Metal, Red Politics. What are the possibilities in a musical genre whose notoriety connects it with fascist politics? Part of a segment that aired in full on 3CR Yeah Nah Pasaran Thursday 22 June 2023. 7.28am Flic Manning, host of 3CR Brainwaves, chats with Stephanie Fornasier, a psychologist, mother and producer of ‘Psychocinematic Podcast’ . The podcast which was born out her love of film and passion for breaking down stigmas surrounding mental illness and disability. Stephanie talks about her own mental health journey, why she became a psychologist and her podcast. She will also talk about depictions of mental illness and disability in popular films and TV and points out why we should care. This segment first aired on 3CR’s Brainwaves on May 3rd 2023.Content warning: This segment talks about sensitive content around mental illnesses and disabilities. Some of what's discussed can be distressing. If you need resources or support go to or call Lifeline 13 11 14. 7.49am Grace speaks with Dr Rikke on 'baby talks' using the Warlpiri language to helps little kids to learn how to speak. Dr. Rikke Bundgaard-Nielsen is an experimental psycholinguist, with a particular interest in the acquisition and processing of Australian Indigenous languages. 8.12am Claudia speaks with Yasmin Smith about the groundbreaking First Nations Classics series published by Queensland University Press. Yasmin is an editor, writer and poet of South Sea Islander, Kabi Kabi, and English heritage and is currently working as an editor at QUP. Writing Blak Legacies: A First Nations Literature Gala Wheeler Centre event Thursday 6th July at the Capitol Theatre. Find out more here. Music One True Place by Amy SaundersMy Nan Taught Me These Songs by Bruce (Radio Electric Project)It’s So Easy By Ashleigh (Radio Electric Project)   
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Save Barak Beacon Housing, Internet, AI & Media Diversity, Use of 'Snug', Mparntwe & Independent Media, Anti-Protest laws,

Patrick Morrow spoke with resident Margaret Kelly and other fellow residents at the Save Barak Beacon housing estate rally last week, discussing the Port Melbourne public housing estate refurbishment where Kelly demanded a meeting with Housing Minister Colin Brooks, regarding her relocation and the situation for other residents. The government has delivered a stance. "We acknowledge that moving home can be difficult, but to deliver more than 300 new and much-needed social and affordable homes at Barak Beacon, we need to relocate any remaining residents. Margaret has been offered three separate modern, spacious and accessible homes nearby but has refused to engage with Homes Victoria to explore the suitability of these homes. If she chooses to, Margaret will have priority access to return to one of the newly constructed homes at Barak Beacon once the redevelopment is complete. This important project will revitalise the Barak Beacon community and allow more people to make Port Melbourne their home," says a Victorian Government spokesperson.   Grace speaks with Jordan Guiao, author of "Disconnect: Why We Get Pushed to Extremes Online & How to Stop It?" discussing the current internet situation following the rise of AI and the importance to support media diversity.   Breakfast presenter Priya Kunjan speaks with Executive Director of Digital Rights Watch, James Clark, about the use in Australia of "landlord tech" such as Snug, which has attracted scrutiny after revelations about its dubious method of "scoring" of rental applications in a Guardian exclusive late last year. Snug has been engaged by Homes Victoria to develop a platform to allocate affordable housing in the state via random ballot, raising additional concerns about the nature and use of this technology. Snug continues to be used in 2023. (This conversation was originally broadcast on February 23rd 2023)  Claudia spoke with ABC producer, Evan Wallace, discussing the current situation in Mparntwe, Alice Springs, and the importance of independent media.   Grace speaks with David Mejia-Canales, senior lawyer at Human Rights Lawyer Centre discussing anti-protest laws, and their impact, including the need to support HRLC for defending rights.   To allow HLRC to continue defending the rights to protest, help support by donating to their Fairer Future Appeal 2023 donation.  Songs:  Thulumaay Gii by Thelma Plum World on Fire by Dolly Parton Waltzing Matilda by Tom Waits 
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Emotional impacts of Voice debates on Indigenous Australians, Independent Media and AI, Pacific climate warriors, Moorabool River dams

 7:00am Acknowledgement of Country 7.05am Headlines 7:13am Claudia speaks to Associate Professor and Dean of Indigenous Knowledge at Murdoch University, Western Australia, Bep Uink about the impact of the Voice to Parliament debates on Indigenous Australians in the lead up to the referendum. Bep shares the lessons from the equal marriage plebiscite, as well as explains that non-Indigenous Australians can support Indigenous Australians through culturally safe conversations. Read about Bep and others’ work in The Conversation. 7:34am Grace speaks with Misha Ketchell, editor of The Conversation of the importance of journalism with the emergence of AI, as well as the need of supporting independent journalism. 7:54am The Pacific is a region often described as being on 'the frontlines of climate change', as rising sea levels threaten land, culture, and livelihoods. Earth Matters presenter Jacob Gamble speaks to Netta Maiava a Samoan Pacific Climate Warrior fighting to preserve her homeland to find out more. Find out more at 8:07am Parick speaks to People for A Living Moorabool coordinator Cameron Steele regarding suspected unlicensed dams multiplying across Victoria’s Moorabool River and the impacts on the river and ecosystem.  3CR RADIOTHON 2023 Donate here to 3CR Breakfast - Wednesday Team the station on 03-9419 8377  
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National Reconciliation Week, The end of native logging in Victoria, Voice to parliament, Unfinished Business, Racism in sport

We hear from Cape York leader, lawyer, and land rights activist Noel Pearson on the Voice to Parliament. Pearson spoke at the inaugural Sydney University event series ‘Voices on the Voice’ last week which seeks to encourage meaningful engagement on the Voice to Parliament within the community. Sunehra speaks to Chris Schuringa from the Victorian Forest Alliance about the end of native logging in Victoria. Last week, following the state budget, it was announced by Daniel Andrews that native logging will be ending by December. This comes 6 months after a landmark supreme court judgment last year that found state logging company VIC Forests breaking the law because they failed to protect a threatened species of glider.  Grace speaks with Uncle John Baxter, proud Latja Latja/Narungga man. A board member of Reconciliation Victoria and First Peoples Disability Network about the ongoing exhibition called Unfinished Business in regard to National Reconciliation Week. Uncle John has been instrumental in ensuring the exhibition honours and respects the cultural heritage of the First Nations people it represents. He worked alongside co-curator Belinda Mason to bring the artworks into Manningham.    Patrick speaks to Professor In Sociology, Chair of the Anti-Racism Hallmark Research Initiative, and President of the Academic Board at the University of Melbourne Karen Farquharson, to discuss racism in sport and what measures are being put in place to stop it.  Songs: In this together by Nacy Bates, Living in the Kimberly by Fitzroy Express, Why by Kutcha Edwards, Sunshine by Emma Donovan
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Victorian State Budget, AUKUS Submarine Deal, Gendered Inequity of Melbourne's Historical Monuments, Chess without Borders

Patrick speaks to La Trobe University Business School Associate Professor Buly Cardak about the Victorian State budget and what could be coming your way in terms of support, the future surplus, and cuts to mental health.    Claudia speaks with United States history and policy expert and lecturer in the Social and Global Studies Centre, RMIT University, Dr Emma Shortis. Emma is a signatory to the open letter calling for a parliamentary inquiry into the AUKUS submarine deal and the risks to Australia if all goes wrong.   We hear from journalist Kristine Ziwica, co-founder of A Monument of One’s Own, a not-for-profit organisation addressing the gendered inequity of Melbourne’s historical monuments. Kristine was a speaker at a History Council of Victoria public histories event The Changing Face of Melbourne's History: Transforming our Statues and Memorial last week and was part of a campaign to establish a permanent memorial to women’s rights activist Zelda D’Aprano. The unveiling of the Zelda D’Aprano statue will take place at Trades Hall will take place on Tuesday May 30th at 8.45am-10am, the Lygon Street side of Trades Hall, corner of Victoria and Lygon Streets Carlton.   Grace speaks with Kenyan-born Melbourne artist Maleik Njoroge about All Tribes Are Beautiful Lab (ATAB.Lab), a design lab producing chess products and chess experiences. Maleik also talks about the role of chess in communities and the Chess without Borders 2-day interactive chess simulation experience, part of the Culture Makers program, taking place at the Immigration Museum this Friday (May 26th)  & Saturday (May 27th).  Head to Immigration Museum Victoria website to get your tickets, and make sure to get both Fri and Sat tickets if you're going to both days. Immigration Museum is located at 400 Flinders St Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Songs You Never Know So Don't Let Go by The Night before Tomorrow I'm a Noongah Man by Ted Wilkes No more Yonga by Ted Wilkes Hawk in the Tree by Cat Clyde  
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International press freedom, Barak Beacon public housing forum, far right anti-immigration and anti-LGBTQI+, clowning and the gender super gap

 Wednesday Breakfast Rundown - 17th May 2023  With Grace Tan, Claudia Craig and Patrick Morrow 7:00am Acknowledgement of Country 7:04am News headlines  7:12am Grace speaks with Daniel Bastard, head of the Asia-Pacific desk at Reporter Without Borders (RSF) about the 2023 World Press Freedom Index, with highlights of the fake content industry and Australia's situation with press freedom. Read the full global 2023 analysis HERE 7:32am With the rally regarding the residents' future at the public housing estate last Thursday at the steps of the state Parliament, 3CR presenter Joe Malignaggi interviewed impacted residents and speeches conducted by organiser Joe Toscano, impacted resident Margaret Kelly and Victorian Greens Leader Samantha Ratnam.  7:54am Kannagi Bhatt of speaks with CARF (Campaign against Racism & Fascism) organiser and activist Aisha Jago on fighting the far-right’s anti-immigration and anti-LGBTQI+ agenda. (This broadcast originally aired on 3CR Breakfast 16th May 2023) Access the Ministerial response to 3CR here Drag Story Time is ongoing as usual, at Eltham Library at 12pm today, despite discussions for moving it online. You can support Drag Story by emailing a solidarity message to [email protected] Follow CARF on Instagram to get involved in any future anti-fascist actions they always organise around Naarm. 8:13am Bringing some humour to the post-budget conversation, Claudia speaks with performer, clown and teacher Elizabeth Davie about the importance of fun and her forthcoming comedy show at The Butterfly Club - the Superwoman Money Program.For Superwoman Money Show tickets and information click here. Play in the Park session dates and venue details can be found here. Songs Blackfella/ Whitefella by Warumpi Band Palestine by Mistahi   
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Tax Policy & Sustainable Development, Federal Budget 2023, Poverty Concerns & Media attitudes, Public Housing Crisis

Headlines Naomi Fowler speaks with Alex Cobbin and Rachel Etter-Phoya from the Tax Justice Network, about the importance of tax policy in stopping the continuation of empire and patterns of extraction that impoverish communities and harm children. They look at a recent report “How can corporate taxes contribute to sub-Saharan Africa’s Sustainable Development Goals?” which examined the Vodafone company as a case study. The full report is available HERE.To learn more about the Tax Justice Network go to taxjustice.   Patrick unpacks the Federal Budget with Kevin Gaynor, co-producer and host of 3CR economics show Radio MMT. Kevin discusses the impact of the budget on our economy and also what the policies mean for you. Radio MMT airs Fridays 5:30pm - 6:30pm.  Claudia speaks with Anti-Poverty Centre spokesperson Kristin O'Connell about what the budget delivers for those living in poverty, and the role played by media and community in elevating poverty concerns.  Patrick speaks to 3CR Raise The Roof host Fiona York about State government policy impacting residents of the Barak Beacon housing estate in Port Melbourne. Over 250 people will be forced to relocate after a State government decision to redevelop the site as part of the Big Housing Build project. Raise the Roof airs Wednesdays 5.30 - 6 pm.Rally for Barak Beacon happens at 11.30am Thursday 11th May, at Victorian Parliament House, Naarm. Organised by Public Housing – Everybody’s Business.  Songs: 1. I Can't Stand the Rain by Chris Wilson & Johhn Diesel 2. Ruling Class Blues by Rainbow Snakes 3. Future Children by Lonnie Holley 
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Press Freedom Day, future of regional media, Malaysia's 3Rs - race, religion & royalty, Digital Security Act stifles Bengali media, campaign to restore Parenting Payment (Single) PPS

Press Freedom Day Special Acknowledgement of Country Headlines Region Riverina News Editor Chris Roe joins Patrick to discuss Press Freedom and the future of regional media Grace speaks with Malaysian journalist Alyaa Alhadjri and Malaysian-based social commentator, researcher-writer and co-founder of IMAN research Dina Zaman about the  country's press freedom, and how the three Rs – religion, race and royalty - affect Malaysia's democracy and society.  Bangladesh’s political direction is heading towards fascism, as freedom of speech is threatened and citizens feel that they are constantly under surveillance and unable to speak their minds under Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s Awami League Party. Sunehra reports on the situation including the Digital Security Act passed in 2018.  Claudia speaks to Jenny Davidson, CEO of the Victorian Council of Single Mothers and their Children about the impact of the current economic crisis on women parenting alone, policy-induced poverty, and whether the recommendations of the Women’s Economic Equality Taskforce and strong campaigning will bring change in the upcoming budget. For more information or to join CSMC head to To join the campaign against policy-induced poverty for single families go to Music Settle Down – KimbraKnow Your Rights - The Clash  
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Contaminated rivers in Aotearoa, Rana Plaza 10-year anniversary, May Day 2023, autism and neurodivergence in the screen industry

7:00am AOC 7.05am News Headlines 7:11am We look at the effect of dairy farming on fresh water rivers in Aotearoa and the Fonterra Company (a big dairy corporation), their greatest climate polluter. 3CR's Climate Action Show host, Vivien Langford chats to Christine Rose, a lead agricultural campaigner for Greenpeace Aotearoa, about what the climate movement looks like post-Jacinda Ardern and the call to prioritise climate action policies in New Zealand's upcoming elections. 7:29am Sunehra speaks with Nina Crawley from Oxfam about the tenth anniversary of the Rana Plaza collapse in Bangladesh that killed thousands of garment workers. They also discuss the ethics of fast fashion.  Local commemorative events Lives not numbers, a photographic exhibition commemorating the 10-year Rana Plaza anniversary.Victoria Trades Hall, April 28-May 26. Opening night Friday April 28th @6pm // Fast fashion Kills, a Symposium, Monday 1st May 7-9pm, Solidarity Hall, Victoria Trades Hall. 7:48am Grace speaks to Secretary of Melbourne May Day Committee Executive Len Cooper about the 2023 May Day March and festivities happening this year. We also talked about the importance of workers' rights and the need for this May Day celebration.  May Day Events May Day March, Sunday May 7th @ 2pm, Victoria Trades Hall Carlton, cnr Victoria & Russell Streets. Assemble at 1PM// 8-Hour Day Memorial, Thursday May 4th @ 5pm, opposite Victorian Trades Hall// International Solidarity event @ 6pm Thursday May 4th, in the Trades Hall basement. For further enquiries or to volunteer, contact Len Cooper (M: 0438 389 302)  8:08am In the final segment of our Autism Awareness series, Claudia speaks with writer/producer and documentary maker Ljudan Michaelis-Thorpe. Ljudan is a proud Bidjara and Dhunghutti woman living in Meanjin (Brisbane) and author of an article titled "The honest voice: neurodiversity in the screen industry".
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Healthcare System affecting Indigenous People, "Inequality on Steroids" - Economic Growth Distribution, Ambulance Union, Harm Reduction Conference 2023, Autism Awareness Month - breaking stereotypes, affirmative care, and autistic parenting

 We revisit a conversation between Robbie Thorpe from Bunjil's Fire and Munanjahli, Yugambeh and South Sea Islander woman Dr Chelsea Watego about Indigenous health, particularly the problems in our healthcare system leading to further oppression for Indigenous people as well as the Inala Manifesto which she issued. (This conversation was originally broadcasted on April 18th 2023) You can tune into Bunjil's Fire every Wednesday from 11:00am to 2:00pm.   Claudia speaks to Matt Grudnoff, Senior Economist at the Australia Institute about the report “Inequality on Steroids: Distribution of economic growth in Australia”.To read the report:  Grace speaks to Fiona Scalon, coordinator of United Workers Union National Ambulance, about Ambulance Employees Australia's (AEAV) advocacy and update on Victoria's current situation for paramedics. To contact Ambulance Victoria for counselling services, call 1800 Maners (1800 626 377) For well-being & support services, call Lifeline at 13 11 14   Grace speaks to fellow 3CR presenter Judith Peppard, on updates of the Harm Reduction Conference 2023.   In part three of our Autism Awareness Month Special Series, Claudia speaks to autistic parent and provisional psychologist Jess Farago. Jess has worked with autistic children in multiple settings and capacities - as a disability support worker, school integration aid and now, provisional psychologist. She shares her experiences with autistic children and their families, and her own story as an autistic parent. To learn more about autism head to the Amaze website. For support call the Autism Connect National Helpline 1300 308 699.Some resources suggested by Jess Farago: Kristy Forbes Keeble The Neurodivergent Woman - Podcast https://www.ndwomanpod.comThe Autistic Teacher Neurodivergent Life Music Mystic Light by Cat Clyde 
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Porter Davis Collapse Effect on Housing, Media Hostility & Uproar towards "China Invasion", University Wage Theft, Neurotypical Privilege & Autistic Burnout, Safety for Autistic Uni Students and Staff

 Sunehra speaks with Dr Paula Gerber, Professor of Law at Monash University, discussing how the collapse of Home Builder, Porter Davis affected thousands of customers and the construction industry. Grace speaks with writer, editor and critic, Ben Brooker, about his recent article called "Congo line to Armageddon: the rush to get us into war with China" (Overland 24/3/23) in which he critiques the uproar brought by media outlets Sydney Morning Herald and The Age as a result of warmongering commentary ​badged 'Red Alert' against China​​​​ . They also discussed the tales of China's invasion and why war continues to be a discussion at this time.  Universities continue to be under fire from disgruntled overworked staff, many of whom claim they are doing work which is unpaid. The National Tertiary Education Union report issued earlier this year showed that university employees around the country have been subsidising employers through unpaid work to the tune of over $80 million dollars. This figure is now reported to have risen to over $100 million. We hear from Dr Alison Barnes, national president of the National Tertiary Education Union who spoke to Annie McLoughlin from 3CR’s Stick Together programme about the report and the workplace issues facing staff at Australia’s tertiary institutions. This conversation first aired on Stick Together on March 1st.  Claudia speaks with autistic autism researcher, PhD candidate and Neurodiversity Project Manager at La Trobe University, Beth Radulski about neurotypical privilege, autistic burnout and safety for autistic staff and students in the university environment. You can follow Beth on Twitter @BethRadulski and Tik Tok @bethradulski.Further resources: To learn more about autism head to the Amaze website www. support call the Autism Connect National autism helpline Phone: 1300 308 699​​​​​​​The Young Leaders Program is open for young Victorians aged 14-25 who identify as having a disability.Applications close Wednesday 12th April at 5pm. Songs  Hammock by Pirritu Lavender by Pphoebee_Still Running by Spacey Jane Another Brick in the Wall by Pink Floyd  
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Failed Logging Methods to Protect Endangered Gliders, Senate Inquiry into Missing & Murdered Women, Acceptance & Respond to Vulnerability, Awareness of Autism

Headlines//  We hear from Sue McKinnon from Kinglake Friends of the Forest about the state logging company Vic Forests, and their logging methods which failed to protect threatened species of gliders. Vic Forests were brought to court by conservation groups, Kinglake Friends of the Forest and Environmental East Gippsland, who won the case last year. However, more needs to be done to make sure that the Victorian government is phasing out logging. (This interview was conducted by Eiddwenn Jeffrey and first aired on Earth Matters on 5th March 2023)  Catch Earth Matters every Sunday from 11 am to 11.30 am.   Trigger Warning: Please note the segment below discuss stories of violence and murder against Indigenous women. Please take care.  Grace speaks to a Munanjahli and South Sea Islander woman Chelsea Watego, Professor of Indigenous Health and Executive Director of Carumba Institute at the Queensland University of Technology, about the Senate inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women, and the lack of inaction and silence towards it.    Beth Matthews from 3CR’s Radical Philosophy programme speaks to Marina McCoy, Professor of Philosophy at Boston College, Massachusetts, about an aspect of human experience that we often shy away from — vulnerability. Why it is important to accept our vulnerability and what is the best way to respond to vulnerability? (This was an edited extract of the conversation played and first aired on 3CR Radical Philosophy on 4th February.)  Catch Radical Philosophy every Saturday from 1 pm to 1.30 pm.   April is Autism Awareness Month and across the next few weeks, we’ll be speaking to autistic people about their lived experiences in work, education and life. We begin the series today with our first guest, Professor Sandra Thom-Jones, author of the book - Growing In To Autism. Professor Thom-Jones is the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Impact) at Australian Catholic University. She also leads the Autism research program at ACU and is a passionate advocate for the full inclusion of autistic people in education, employment and all aspects of society. For more information, go to: Autism Connect - National Autism Helpline 1300 308 699/ Webchat    Music Something to Believe in by Mo’ju Will the Circle be Unbroken by The Neville Brothers 
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Justice & Peace for Filipina Comfort Women, Mental Health during Ramadan, Saving Endangered Mount Donna Stonefly, Journalists' views on defamation laws & Public Interest Journalism

Sunehra speaks with Ayman Islam, the Executive Director of the Centre for Muslim Health and Wellbeing, an initiative to help Muslims navigate mental health support that is culturally appropriate and to help prevent harm in crisis situations. Islam joined us to discuss the importance of mental health during Ramadan. You can call their navigator to find a Muslim or culturally trained mental health professional at +61472668010, or you can go to their website to learn more. If you're in need of urgent mental health help, you can also contact:Emergency services – 000Lifeline – 13 11 14   Beyond Blue – 1300 22 4636 Suicide Call Back Service – 1300 659 467 Kids Helpline – 1800 55 1800 MensLine – 1300 789 978  We hear about the actions of Filipina comfort women who are demanding justice in relation to crimes of sexual violence in World War Two. Jiselle Hanna from 3CR’s Accent of Women spoke to Sharon Cabusao-Silva, the Executive Director of Lila Pilipina, an organisation of Filipina comfort women and victim-survivors striving for justice, freedom and peace.To hear the rest of this interview, head to the Accent of Women page and look for the March 21st episode. Accent of Women is a program by and about women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, distributed nationally on the Community Radio Network. The program airs on 3CR every Tuesday 8:30am to 9:00am. Grace speaks to Executive Director of Victorian National Parks Association Matt Ruchel about VNPA’s lodged application to save the critically endangered Mount Donna stonefly following a mountain bike trail project to be built.  Grace speaks to the Managing Director of Medianet & Medianet Insights, Amrita Sidhu, about the recent survey on journalists’ views on defamation laws, average pay, employment and challenges, and why public interest journalism is being threatened in Australia.To read the full report, view it HERE for anonymous views from journalists and full data details.  Songs: Waiting for that light by Nina Rose Tired Eyes by Kutcha Edwards Waiting for the Great Leap Forward by Billy Bragg 
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The Ethics Centre, Freedom of Information, Counter-protest at anti-trans rally, and Voice, Treaty and Truth-telling

 - Sunehra Speaks with Dr Simon Longstaff AO about ethical challenges over the years, and the Ethics Centre - which is now taking in applications for their upcoming Youth Advisory Council. The applications close Friday 31 March and they plan to start activities in late April. - Content warning - This segment discusses transphobia, police violence, and the rise of far right/fascist ideology.We revisit 3CR Queering the Air presenter Jacob Gamble's Conversation with trans activists Amy Sargeant and Eddie Phillips about the anti-trans rally on Saturday 18th March in Naarm. They discuss the links between the far right and TERFs, as well as police violence against the LGBT+ community. This segment first aired on 3CR Queering the Air on 19th March 2023. this segment has raised issues for you please contact: Lifeline 13 11 14 OR Q-Life on 1800 184 527 3pm-midnight daily - Grace speaks with transparency warrior and former independent senator Rex Patrick, about the challenge towards the delayed FOI court hearing on Monday.  She asks him how FOI works and its implications.  - Claudia speaks with Joseph Camilieri, Emeritus Professor at La Trobe University, and founding Director of the La Trobe Centre for Dialogue about the lunchtime discussion forum on Voice, Treaty and Truth-telling - What? When? How? taking place in Naarm today. Professor Camilleri is one of Australia's leading international relations scholars with over 30-years experience in regional and global governance, political economy, religion, culture, and security policy. In 2021 he launched a forum called Conversation at the Crossroads – an opportunity for everyday citizens to lead their own discussions about the most pressing issues of our time., Treaty, Truth Telling: What? When? How? Event information: What? When? How? Event information: Online AND in -person TODAY Wednesday 22nd March 202312:30 – 2:00pm AEDTCity of Melbourne Bowls ClubFlagstaff GardensDudley Street (Cnr William Street)West Melbourne VIC 3003 Music:Why do all the bad guys taste so good? - Mary CoughlanWalaya - Ripple Effect band 
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Chill Out Festival, generative AI platforms, Forrest River massacre, Frame Dance Festival

7:00 AM           Acknowledgement of Country 7:08 AM           Sally Goldner from Out of the Pan, spoke to amazing community contributor Dean Arcuri, a cabaret comedian, entertainer and emcee during the Chillout festival last week, about world pride, Victoria and giving a safe space for the LGBTQ+ community.  7: 28 AM          Nucelar Free Collective Action Meeting TONIGHT 15th MARCH at Friends of the Earth, 312 Smith St Collingwood. 6 to 8pm.  7:30 AM           Tribute to Nobel Prize-winning Japanese author and nuclear-free activist Oe Kenzaburo who died at the age of 88.  7:32 AM           We hear from Jathan Sadowski who is a senior research fellow in the Emerging Technologies Research Lab at Monash University. Last week, he joined Priya on Thursday Breakfast to discuss generative AI platforms, such as DALL-E and ChatGPT, and how their development could impact the modern tech industry.  7:51 AM           Claudia speaks with Kate Auty, author of "O’Leary of the Underworld: The Untold Story of the Forrest River Massacre" published by Black Inc. Professor Kate Auty is a Vice Chancellor’s Fellow at the University of Melbourne and Chair of Victoria’s Environment Protection Authority. She has formerly held appointments as a magistrate in Victoria and in the goldfields and western desert of Western Australia, establishing Aboriginal sentencing courts in consultation with Aboriginal people. 8:13 AM           Claudia speaks with Emily Sexton, co-Artistic Director of Arts House, a contemporary performance space in the City of Melbourne. Throughout the month of March, Arts House presents FRAME, a new festival from dance communities in Melbourne and Victoria.  Songs Rivers of Tears by Kev CarmodyDestiny by Debbie Morrow Always Was by Flewnt 
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International Women's Day, Journalism in Malaysia, Indigenous Knowledge & Climate Change Impact, Late Aid to Northwest Syria post-earthquake, Gender Inequity in Japan

International Women's Day Special  Grace speaks to Wong Kai Hui, a young Malaysian female freelancing journalist based in Taiwan. She is currently in Taiwan studying for her master's but has worked as part of Malaysiakini, one of Malaysia's independent journalism platforms, and received the 2021 Thomson Foundation Young Journalist award for her articles on the impact on the environment of mining projects and uncovered links to Malaysian royalty. She also looked at transgender healthcare rights in Malaysia, a topic barely covered in the country.  To read more of Kai Hui's articles, head to her website. We hear US Cabinet Secretary Deb Haaland (@SecDebHaaland) speaking about Indigenous knowledge systems, the impacts of climate change affecting indigenous communities, and the shared experiences of First Nations people in the United States and Australia. Continuing her tour of Australia last month, Haaland also met with Minister for Indigenous Australians Linda Burney where they talked about The Voice, truth-telling, and consultation. Political scientist Dara Conduit speaks with Judith about how the United Nations, held hostage by the Assad regime, failed to get aid to the people of northwest Syria until a week after the Earthquake struck. Dr Dara Conduit is a lecturer in Political Science at the University of Melbourne and a member of the Women Middle East Researchers in Australia Group.  Dara Conduit wrote regarding this via the Conversation, click HERE to read more.  Claudia speaks with Dr Emma Dalton, a specialist in gender inequity in Japan and the representation of women in Japanese politics. Dr Dalton has authored a number of books including, most recently, with Dr Caroline Norma (RMIT), "Voices from the Contemporary Japanese Feminist Movement" which provides an up-to-date picture of the Japanese feminist movement in the #MeToo era. Dr Dalton is currently working as a Japanese lecturer at LaTrobe University.  To learn more about feminist activism and gender inequity in Japan, read:  Voices from the Contemporary Japanese movement  Colabo Black Box by Shiori Ito (non-fiction, personal account)Breast and Eggs by Mieko Kawakami (fiction)Out by Kirino Natsuo (fiction)Grotesque by Kirino Natsuo (fiction) Music Sista Girl by Oetha
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Poetry in exile, Australian mining in Ecuador and Media reporting on Alice Springs

Mammad Aidani speaks to Tina Giannoukos on 3CR's Spoken Word program. Aidani is a human rights advocate, playwright, theatre director, psychosocial researcher and poet from Iran, which is also where his poetry has been banned. His work focuses on the experiences and traumas of Middle Eastern people, especially migrant, refugees and asylum seekers who have left their homelands to settle in the west. Liz Downes, Coordinator of the Ecuadorian Endangered Campaign will come into the studio at 7:30 to chat about their work in Ecuador and the following event happening on Thursday evening: ECUADOR ENDANGERED AND THE BEEHIVE COLLECTIVE PRESENTS - Stories of Community Resistance Black Spark Cultural Centre. Claudia speaks with former 3CR presenter Evan Wallace about current media reporting of Alice Springs and the role of local news and media outlets in bringing informed journalism. Evan is a journalist and radio presenter working on the ground in Alice Springs for the ABC.
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Media reporting Alice Springs, M/Other conversations, experiences of queer international students during Covid lockdowns, "Root and Branch: Essays on Inheritance" by Eda Gunaydin

3CR Wednesday Breakfast 22/2/23With Claudia (and Grace remotely) 7:05AM Claudia speaks with former 3CR presenter Evan Wallace about the recent spate of media reporting about Mpartwnee/ Alice Springs. Evan is a journalist and radio presenter working for the ABC on the ground in Mpartwnee/ Alice Springs.  Further reading: Media guidelines: 7:35AM Claudia speaks with Jamila Khodja and Bec Kavanagh from the Wheeler Centre about the upcoming M/Other event. M/Other is a weekend-long programme of conversations about the way in which 'motherhood' is experienced, portrayed and labelled. On at Wheeler Centre and online March 3-5. For tickets and information head to 7:53AM Grace gives us further insight into the experience of international students in Naarm/Melbourne, revisitng a conversation between Jacob from Queering the Air and PhD student Hao Zheng. Hao speaks about her latest paper on the experiences of queer international students during COVID lockdown & finding community in Naarm. This conversation first aired on 3CR's Queering the Air on 5th February. 8.10AM Claudia speaks with Eda Gunaydin, a Turkish-Australian essayist and researcher, whose writing explores class, capital, intergenerational trauma and diaspora. Her work has appeared in the Sydney Review of Books, Meanjin, The Lifted Brow, and others.. Her debut essay collection Root and Branch: Essays on Inheritance is the winner of the 2023 Victorian Premier's Literature Prize for Non-Fiction. You can follow Eda on Twitter @ eda__gunaydin  To show support for those impacted by the Turkiye Syrian earthquakes, Eda recommends connecting with the following organisations: AHBAP: / KRC: / Fundraiser for affected uni students:  
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Forget the Stereotypes, Don't Contaminate the Oceans with Radioactivity, One Divine Night

Grace speaks with Catherine Simmonds of Act in Connection, the artistic director of the film 'Forget the Stereotypes' a collection of rich personal stories of international students, showing at Melbourne’s Immigration Museum. We hear the creative process and the story's message which is a more diversified experience of International Students that is often presented in the media.  Watch the film trailer HERE then head down to Immigration Museum, 400 Flinders Street, anytime from 10am to 5pm. Students will have free entry whereas for others, do go purchase your ticket through Museum Victoria now.  We revisit excerpts from the panel discussion called "Don't Contaminate the Oceans with Radioactivity!" organized by the Citizens’ Conference to Condemn Further Pollution of the Ocean (KOREUMI) in response to the announcement by the Japanese government to discharge nuclear waste from the Fukushima Daiichi Plant into the Pacific Ocean. A history in repeat? The panel featured the voices of people around the Pacific Rim whose livelihoods depend on the ocean and continue to be impacted by radioactive industries, including TEPCO's approach to its responsibility to the Fukushima community. Chiyo Oda is a member of the Fuku-shima civil environmental protection organisation and Dr Arjun Makhijani is President of the Institute for Energy & Environment Research.   Claudia speaks with Mick Cummins, winner of the prize for unpublished manuscript in the Victorian Premier’s Literature Prize. Mick’s manuscript “One Divine Night” is described as a gritty and compelling work exploring homelessness, independence and the ties that bind on the streets of Melbourne. Subscriber Drive is on NOW! By subscribing, you're helping us to remain independent, free of commercials and corporate influence. Renew your subscription or sign up as a subscriber HERE. You could also call 03 9419 8377 during business hours (Monday-Friday 9am-5pm).   Music:Telephone – Eastern Arrernte Band Colours – Jessica Wishart Don't Explain – Kate Vigo  
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Refugee Action Coalition voices, Teachers4Refugees rally, Jessica Au's 'Cold Enough for Snow', bail reform

 7.10AM We hear from refugee activists Margaret Sinclair & Ian Rintoul of the Refugee Action Coalition, on their witness of the harsh survival life for refugees in Indonesia, the need to end the ban on resettlement in Australia and the Albanese government's promise for the refugees. To learn more about what went on in the forum, head to You can watch the full video at http://Full Video HERE: 7.30AM We hear from advocates for Teachers4 Refugees including Carly Hawkins, an ex-teacher on Nauru and PhD student researching the impacts of detention on education for refugees. The Teachers4Refugees hosted a rally outside the Federal Minister for Education, Jason Clare's office in Sydney last Thursday 2nd February 2023. To find out more about the rally go to fb @Teachers for refugees NSWWe will  be posting the ways you can support Teachers4Refugees shortly so watch this space!7.50AM We speak with Melbourne-based writer Jessica Au, winner of the 2023 Victorian Premier's Literature Prize for Fiction and the overall Victorian Literature Prize for the exquisitely crafted novella Cold Enough for Snow.8.10AM Content warning for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander listeners: This segment contains the name of a person who has died.We speak with Nerita Waight, CEO of the Aboriginal Legal Service, about the latest developments regarding bail reform in Victoria. For further information and to get involved in the VALS bail reform campaign, go to   MusicGive Me One Reason - Tracy ChapmanMake Room - Bridie KingTimes Like These - Glenn Barber
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Climate reporting in the Pacific Islands, Birth trauma, Malaysian Federal Election, The education system and financial accessibility

 We hear from Lagipoiva Cherelle Jackson, who is an author and journalist from the island of Savaii in Samoa. Recently, she spoke at the University of Melbourne about the cultural nuances of reporting on climate in the Pacific, calling for international media to reject “parachute journalism” and instead empower local voices.  Claudia speaks with Amy Dawes, CEO and co-founder of ABTA - the Australian Birth Trauma Association - about the impacts of and support for birth trauma. Amy is a guest speaker at the 'Scars of Beauty' community art exhibition opening night event taking place in Bendigo on Thursday February 2nd. Grace speaks with Asian Studies Professor James Chin at the University of Tasmania, discussing Malaysia’s current political situation and its involvement with Malaysian minorities, and misconceptions of sensitivity that creates ethnic and religious conflicts.  Jean and Dale from 3CR's DOGS programme discuss how affordability of uniforms and school supplies impacts children as they return to school in 2023. This excerpt first aired on 28 January and you can listen to the full discussion on 3CR's DOGS programme. Jean and Sorrell from 3CR's DOGS programme discuss the recent national productivity commission report into the state of education in Australia. The Productivity Commission report can be found at  Music Fool's Gold by Jack River Before You Go - Garden Quartet Times Like These by Glenn BarberWith Sunehra, Claudia and Grace (in Malaysia) 
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Talking treaty with Robbie and Alister Thorpe, 181st Tunnerminnerwait and Maulboyheenner Commemoration event, Nepal plane crash

Grace speaks with Aerospace engineering & Aviation Associate Professor Chrystal Zhang from RMIT University about the recent Nepal plane crash - the worst Nepalese aviation disaster since 1992 - to learn why Nepal's aviation industry has safety issues.   We revisit the 181st Tunnerminnerwait and Maulboyheenner Commemoration event which took place in Naarm last Friday 20th January. First up, 3CR's Joe Toscano explains why January 20th is a day of commemoration and the historical background of the event. Following on from Joe's introduction, we hear from Boon Wurrung Elder Janet Galpin who gives the Welcome to Country at the event. We revisit a conversation between Robbie Thorpe, also known as Bunjilinee, and their nephew Alister Thorpe about treaty for indigenous Australians and what that could look like in Victoria. First aired on Bunjil's Fire on Wednesday 26th of October. Music:Dave Arden – Red Desert ManNancy Bates – In This TogetherKirra Voller – Stuck in the SystemKutcha Edwards and Denise Hudson – A Place to BelongEskatology – Good Trouble
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Best of 2022

Judith speaks to Professor Katie Field about new research suggesting mushrooms have the ability to communicate with each other and that fungi has an electrical 'language' all its own, "far more complicated than anyone previously thought" and "might even use 'words' to form 'sentences' to communicate with neighbours".  Claudia speaks with Julie Borninkhof, a clinical psychologist who has worked across primary and tertiary settings with people from vulnerable and diverse communities. They discuss PANDA - or “Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Australia” – which supports the mental health and wellbeing of new and expecting parents and specifically, the particular mental health challenges experienced by fathers and the support services available to help. Jacob speaks with Australian-Iranian women, Delaram, Aida, and Nazanin about the Mahsa Amini protests calling for greater freedoms for women, and an end to Iran's oppressive regime.  Grace tan speaks with Jordan Guiao former digital strategist for the ABC and SBS, about their book which discusses online conspiracy theories or "selfie-obsessed narcissists" that clutter our social media feeds, & how to stop it all.  Songs: Song for the Eureka Stockade by David RovicsHide and seek by Bumpy Road to nowhere by Talking Heads
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Woke Capitalism

We bring a discussion between Professor Carl Rhodes and Professor Verity Firth, Pro Vice-Chancellor of Social Justice and Inclusion at the University of Technology Sydney, as they discuss Rhodes' book  Woke Capitalism’: How Corporate Morality is Sabotaging Democracy. UTS Sydney Business School and the Centre for Social Justice & Inclusion hosted the event. Claudia speaks with Ana Aguera, co-founder and worker of a co-operative organisation in Spain’s northern Basque country to discuss her experience of worker-owned corporations and how a worker-cooperative business model can produce more socially beneficial outcomes. Songs: Heavy by Charm of Finches and Stranger by Spinifex
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First Friday in February, Kirby Fenwick speaks about storytelling, women's voices and the barriers faced by women in sport and sports media.

 4th January 2023 Summer Special - Women in SportHosted by Claudia Craig The First Friday in FebruaryA feature audio documentary showcasing the voices of women witnessing the inaugural AFLW match 7:00 AM Acknowledgement of Country 7:01AM Writer/audio producer Kirby Fenwick speaks with Claudia about the making of The First Friday in February and why it is important to capture women's voices and historic moments in time. Kirby also discusses the marginalisation of women in sport and sports media. (First aired on Wednesday Breakfast 23/11/22) 7.13 AM Full-length broadcast of The First Friday in February, a feature-length audio documentary showcasing the memories of women present at the first ever AFLW match. Through their voices, you will relive the summer night when 24, 500 fans filled Princes Park, Melbourne, to witness history in the making. The First Friday in February won the 2018 Victorian Oral History Award. It is broadcast with the permission of audio producer Kirby Fenwick. Thanks toJan Cooper, Yvette Andrews, Shannon Power, Jo Blaik, Aisling Grey, Olivia Grey, Sue Alberti AC, Ella McGregor, Fiona Blair, Titian Brady, Bronwen Scott, Marissa Lordanic, Brooke Pereira, Katie Wykes, Adrienne O'neil, Paula Hunt, Janet Graham, Danae Gibson, Alyce Johnson, Lucy Watkin, Rebecca Lobo and Brenna Krajcer, Phoebe Venables, Claire Jenkin, Sarah Black, Sally Tanner, Angela Pippos, Polly Fletcher, Yvette Wroby, Kylie Maslen, Kate O'Halloran, Emma Race, Dr Kate Seear, Ashleigh Cochrane, Helen Walpole, Fiona Newton, Bec Dahl, Susannah Mott and Krista Woodroffe. CreditsCelebration - http://www.purple-planet.comA New Beginning - Bensound.comDeep Blue - Bensound.comThe First Friday in February is supported by a grant from RMIT University.  
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Veronica Gorrie, Jordan Guiao, Professor Rohan Lloyd, Nadia Wheatley

 7.00AM Acknowledgement of country 7.10AM Claudia speaks with Gunai Kurnai author Veronica Gorrie - Black and Blue: A memoir of racism and resilience - on winning the Victorian Premier's Literature Prize, police racism, and alternatives to criminal justice. (First broadcast 9/2/22)  7.30AM Grace speaks with Jordan Guiao (@jordanguiao(link is external)), former digital strategist for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and head of social media for the Special Broadcasting Service, discussing his newest book, "Disconnect (Why do we get pushed to extremes online & how to stop it)" dwelling on why we get pushed to extremes online facing conspiracy theories or selfie-obsessed narcissits that clutter our social media feeds, & how to stop this. (First broadcast 2/11/22) 7.46AM Eiddwyn speaks with environmental historian Professor Rohan Lloyd about the politicisation and history of the Great Barrier Reef. Rohan is a historian who specialises in North Queensland and Australian environmental history and his book 'Saving the Reef' (First broadcast 5/11/22) 8.05AM Ella speaks with writer Nadia Wheatley discusses her latest work, Radicals - Remembering the 60s which she's co-authored with long-time friend Meredith Burgmann. The book looks back on an era of political change and activism during the time of the Vietnam war, Womens’ Liberation and Indigenous Land Rights. It is part memoir, part biography and looks at 20 activists including Gary Foley and Margaret Reynolds. (First broadcast 8/6/22) Music Misha Bear - Playground of YouthThe Night - IntentionsChristine Manetta - Catch MeEskatology - Good TroubleAsha Puthli - Right Down Here 
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Alternative news headlines of 2022 - A year in review

Eiddwen speaks to Scott Jordan from Bob Brown foundation about our change of government and new environmental commitments, as well as the arrest of Bob Brown. Eiddwen Catches up with Josh Roose, a political sociologist at Deakin University, to talk about the state of democracy and his updated views of the 'Freedom Fighters' after the state election. Chair of the Australian information and security association and professor at Deakin University, Damien Manuel joins Eiddwen to speak about Australia’s data laws & Cyber security which especially has been made apparent following the large scale Optus and Medicare data breaches. Claudia is Joined by Nerita Waight, CEO of the VIctorian Aboriginal Legal Service to speak about the urgency for justice reform in Victoria for First Nations people including the Yoorrook Justice Commission which officially began its work hearing the stories and experiences of First Nations people in terms of impacts of colonisation. Songs: The Tide is High, Blondie Love like Water - Leah FlananganRevolution will not be televised, Gill Scott-Heron Dirty computer, Janelle MonaeSaltwater People, Shellie Morris  I want an alien for Christmas, Fountains of Wayne
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University research, media coverage of economic crises, clinical audiology, restorative justice for sexual and family violence, water safety in migrant communities, biosensitive urban design

7:00AM Acknowledgement of country 7.15AM Eiddwen speaks with Aidan Kennedy about his Honours thesis titled Recession: Media Coverage of Economic Crises 1975-2008. Aidan discusses the unusually high concentration of media in Australia and the methodology used to analyse print articles across the pre-GFC period.7.25AM Eiddwen speaks with Stephanie Thai about her Masters of clinical audiology, particularly the use of hearing devices in young children during the pandemic.  7.45AM WARNING: The following segment contains discussion about trauma and the experience of victim-survivors of sexual and family violence.For support call: 1800RESPECT on 1800 737 732 or visit In an emergency, call 000.  Beyond Blue on 1300 22 4636 and Lifeline on 13 11 14.Claudia speaks with Daye Gang, barrister at the Victorian Bar and PhD student at Monash University, about her research on restorative justice for sexual and family violence. Daye discusses the way in which voluntary justice pathways can provide an alternative to criminal court proceedings for victim-survivors of sexual and family violence, leading to different outcomes for each person.To read more on restorative justice, see the following publications (first-authored by Daye Gang):   http:// information on restorative justice programmes in Victoria, see:Family Violence Restorative Justice Service: Restorative Justice Program: Engagement and Redress Scheme (Victoria Police): Justice Group Conferencing (youth offenders): justice available at SECASA: 8.00AM Claudia speaks with Stacey Pidgeon, PhD candidate at James Cook University about her research into water safety for culturally diverse migrant communities in Australia.For information on water safety programmes for multiculural communities in Victoria, see (scroll down to list, then click on VIC).  8.17AM Eiddwen speaks with Christina Hernandez, a PhD student at RMIT, about her research into biosensitive urban design. Christina is investigating strategies to translate ecological knowledge to support 'place'for humans and non-humans to coexist.  MusicWet Leg - Chaise LongueMemory - ProgramSpell it out - Pinch PointsWikipedia Generation - Corn Wave  
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Incarcerated women re-entering society, Disability awareness, Royal Life Saving Society Australia

Claudia speaks with Linda Fisk co-founder of Seeds of Affinity, which is a South-Australian based organisation supporting women leaving prison and re-entering society. We listen to an interview that was aired last Saturday, as part of 3cr's annual disability day broadcast. The segment is from the program "Raising our Voices", where self advocates Chris, Heather, Shona and James, speak up about their experiences as people with intellectual disability, bullying and discrimination.  Claudia speaks with Stacey Pidgeon, head of policy and research at Royal Life Saving Society Australia about water safety this summer, as well as the findings in the annual Royal Life Saving National Drowning Report.  Songs: Boys and girls by Fuzzbomb Band, The Storm by Bipolar Bears, I give to you by Charcoal Club
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Unfair campaign access to aged residents, Iranian-Australian women's voices, Barbara Hepworth at Heide

7.00am Acknowledgement of Country 7. 08am Claudia speaks with public health researcher and aged care advocate Dr Sarah Russell about alleged disparity among political candidates in relation to access to residents of retirement villages and aged homes during election campaigns. Sarah is the director of Aged Care Matters. She was an Independent candidate for the federal seat of Flinders in the May election.@AgedMatters fb AgedCareMAtters 7.30am Jacob speaks with Australian-Iranian women, Delaram, Aida, and Nazanin about the Mahsa Amini protests calling for greater freedoms for women, and an end to Iran's oppressive regime. Special thanks to Jahan for his assistance in this piece. 8.07am Kendrah Morgan, curator at Heide Museum of Modern Art, speaks about the new Barbara Hepworth sculpture exhibition. access information see: Songs: Better in Blak by Thelma Plum, Why by Kutcha Edwards, Better Things by Kee'ahn
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Victorian State Election, COP 27 and carbon debt, AFLW and sports media diversity, Santos appeals case to stop drilling in the Tiwi Islands

Jacob speaks with climate activist Gideon Polya on COP 27, and the Global Carbon Debt.Claudia welcomes independent writer and audio producer Kirby Fenwick to talk  about sports media diversity and areas of inequality in women's sport ahead of the AFLW Grand Final this Sunday. Kirby is the co-founder of Siren women's sport media collective and the producer of First Day in February, an audio documentary about the first AFLW game, which won the Victorian oral history award in 2018. You can listen to First Day in February via the following link follow Kirby's work at Siren - Jacob speaks with Indegenous Community Consultant Antonia Burke, on the court case to stop the Australian oil and gas company Santos drilling in the Tiwi Islands. Although the court case against Santos was initially won by the traditional owners of the Tiwi Islands, Santos has appealed the Federal Court ruling.Jay Coonan from the AntiPoverty Centre joins Claudia to discuss the Victorian State Election taking place this Saturday. Jay is the co-coordinator and policy researcher with the Antipoverty Centre.
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Co-operative worker owned organisations, Trans Pride March, Covid update, Objects and Resilience

  7.00am            Acknowledgement of Country  7.02am            Update on the collapse of soft plastics recycling facility RedCycle and response of Australian Marine Conservation Society. 7.12am            Claudia speaks with Ana Aguirre, a co-founder and worker owner at Tazebaez co-operative which works closely with the famed Mondragon Cooperative Consortium in Spain’s Basque country. The Consortium utilises democratic methods in corporate organisation and ownership. Ana speaks to us ahead of a panel discussion hybrid event being held today in Naarm 3-5pm, in person at RMIT FORWARD, 58 Cardigan St, Carlton - RMIT Building 55 Level 3 Room 3 and also online. Bookings at 7.38am            Jacob shares speeches from Victoria's first ever trans pride march held in Melbourne's CBD last Sunday. The event was organised by Sasja Sydek, Rebeckah Loveday, and Miss Katalyna and showcased a diverse range of speakers from all corners of the community. We hear speeches from mother-son duo Jay and Merrin Wake and Shinobi. 7.56am            Claudia speaks with Associate Professor Nicholas Wood, a vaccine specialist at the University of Sydney. He joins us to share the latest on the current Covid wave and whether our vaccines are equipped to deal with new strains of the virus. 8.13am            Claudia speaks to Dr Vivian Gerrand from the Centre for Resilience and Inclusive Societies, Deakin University about Objects for Everyday Resilience - a research project exploring the intersection of material objects and everyday resilience, particularly in relation to supporting mental and physical health during the pandemic. The call for objects is still open for submissions for all people over 16-years. See The exhibition of Objects for Resilience runs Nov 21-25 at Deakin Downtown, Level 12, Tower 2, 727 Collins Street, Melbourne. For bookings and information go to Music Dream Satisfaction by Panel of JudgesThis is Love by PJ Harvey    
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Frontier Wars at Australian War Memorial, IWC tackles plastic pollution, Eyre Basin mining threat, and LGBTQI+ media

Claudia spoke with David Stephens, convener of the Heritage Guardians Group about the campaign for the recognition of the Frontiers Wars at the Australian Was Memorial. You can find out more about their work at spoke with Richard Kingston from University of New South Wales on gas and oil projects in the Eyre Basin. To have your say on the Eyre Basin Strategic Plan go to You can find Richard's article in The Conversation HERE For National Recycling Week, Claudia spokewith Shane Cucow, Plastics Campaign Manager at the Australian Marine Conservation Society sharing the latest news from the International Whaling Commission in relation to saving whales from plastic pollution in our oceans. Jacob spoke with ABC Queer Content Lead, Mon Schafter, about their podcast ‘Innies and Outies’ and the importance of informed representation on last Sunday’s Queering the Air. Song: 'Stranger' by Spinifex
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Gambling Addiction on Social Media, Aftermath of Maribyrnong Floods, Decriminalisation of Drug Possession in ACT, Disconnect (Ways to stop push to extremes online)

Claudia took over to introduce Living Free's Bill Pitt interview with Ange, speaking about her personal experience living with gambling addiction, in this case, social media gaming.  Judith speaks with Mark Taylor, Chief Environmental Scientist at Environment Protection Authority (EPA) & Honorary Professor of Environmental Science at Macquarie University, discussing what's in the mud after the Maribyrnong floods. See Marks paper What's in the mud? Flood victims' fears eased by early test results HERE.  Judith speaks with Greg Denham, cohealth community partnership facilitator for the City Streets Health Program (CBD-based) discussing the decriminalisation of drug possession in the ACT and the new Yarra Sobering up Service run by Cohealth. For support, you can refer to cohealth Sobering Up Service OR call 9448 5845. Grace speaks with Jordan Guiao (@jordanguiao), former digital strategist for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and head of social media for the Special Broadcasting Service, discussing his newest book, "Disconnect (Why do we get pushed to extremes online & how to stop it)" dwelling on why we get pushed to extremes online facing conspiracy theories or selfie-obsessed narcissits that clutter our social media feeds, & how to stop this. The book is now available for purchase across all platforms! Head HERE to get a copy.  Songs:1. Stranger - Spinifex 2. Love without limit - Emma Donovan and The Putbacks 3. Play - Alewya
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Poor condition of Australia's environmental data, Food insecurity in University staffs & students, What Xi's speech reveals about China's next five years, Problematic western maps & myth of "Terra Nullius"

Judith speaks with Dr Michael Vardon (Twitter @MichaelVardon), environmental accountant at Fenner School of Environment and Society at Australian National University, discussing poor conditions of environmental data and reporting, and the need for better systems on economic costs of bad environmental policy and planning. To learn more, you can find Michael Vardon's initial response HERE  Grace speaks with Dr Katherine Kent (@drkatherinekent), Public Health professor at the School of Health Sciences at Western Sydney University, discussing food insecurity surrounding university staff and students. You can read more via The Conversation article HERE  The 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China wrapped up on the weekend and there has been much speculation about what happened at the Congress and what the next five years under XiJinping’s leadership will bring.Judith speaks with Yu Tao (@DrYuTao), Chinese Studies Senior Lecturer at the University of Western Australia, discussing how China will interact with the world over the next 5 years. You can read more via The Conversation article HERE. Grace speaks with Jahkarli Romanis (Instagram via @jucromanis), a proud Pitta Pitta woman, artist and PhD candidate at Monash University, discussing how she used art to explore problematic western maps such as Google Earth, and the myth of "Terra Nullius" (meaning: land belonging to no one). You can read more via The Conversation article HERE.  Songs:1. The land that we love - Buck and Joe Mckenzie2. Happy Earth - Tiddas
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UN Torture Prevention Committee visit to Australia, Justice for Palestine, Human Rights in Mega Sports - FIFA 2020 World Cup, Women's experience of Decarceration & Carceral Resistance

 Grace speaks with Lindsay Pearce, Research Associate at Curtin University & University of Melbourne (Twitter @JHU_UoM), discussing the UN torture prevention committee visit to Australia - part of the signed 2009 anti-torture protocol to demand better accountability and transparency - and how will this visit hold Australia accountable. Grace speaks with Nasser Mashni, discussing the Justice for Palestine webinar that he will be hosting tonight, Wednesday 19th October @8pm. Registration and details here: speaks with Jade Lane, the Lived Experience Practice Leader at Fitzroy Legal Service about the forthcoming event titled "Women's Lived experience in Decarceration and Careral Resistance" to be held on Monday October 24th 5.30pm at The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne. Register at: speaks with Professor Justine Nolan, Director of the Australian Human Rights Institute at UNSW, Sydney about the intersection of human rights and mega sports. The discussion focusses on the treatment of migrant workers in Qatar which is hosting the 2022 FIFA World Cup next month and the impact of international humanitarian group efforts to bring change. Also discussed is the way stakeholders such as corporate sponsors and the media can leverage their power to advocate for meaningful change and contribute to compensation funds for families of affected workers.To hear more, register for the online "Mega Sporting events and Human rights: Responsibilty of Business" event at UNSW - Thursday October 20th and Friday October 21st: Music No Baaka No Barkandji - Leroy Johnson and the Waterbag BandHeavy - Charm of FinchesEverything is Great - Alice Skye  
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Save the Hopkins River, Murray Darling, Drug Policy, Sex Worker Election guide

Judith speaks with Geoff Rollinson, Chair of the Save the Hopkins River - Stop the Quarry Campaign, discussing the Hopkins River and reasons why people are concerned about the quarry. To learn more you can head to their Save the Hopkins River facebook.  Grace speaks with Tyler Rotche, Rivers Campaigner of Environment Victoria (@EnviroVic) discussing the plans the Victorian Government has for water recovery in the Murray Darling Basin, and how it impacts farming communities and climate change. You can get more updates on Victorian Environment via their website Environment Victoria Judith speaks with Greg Denham, a co-health community partnership facilitator for the City Streets Health Program (CBD-based), discussing drug policy and cohealth, which supports people using drugs.  Ella speaks with Matthew Roberts from Sex Work Law Reform Victoria, who talks us through their Sex Worker Election guide. We also further reviewed track records since 2018 of each political party from a sex workers’ rights perspective.  Songs: Born on the River - Nick Murphy Work for Peace - Gil Scott-Heron Moonshine - Ngaiire    
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3D Seismic testing in Otway Basin, Saving the Reef, Koala - A Life in Trees, No Police Guns Campaign

 7.00am Acknowledgement of Country7.09 am -  Judith speaks with Yaraan Couzens-Bundle, a Gunditjmara woman, Whale Dreaming Custodian and Chair of SOPEC (Southern Ocean Protection Embassy Collective). They are concerned about the proposed 3D seismic survey in the Otway Basin, in particular but not only the impact on whales, and are campaigning with environmentalists and fishers to stop it. Sign the petition to the Federal Parliament at Petition closes 12 October 2022.7.34am - Eiddwyn speaks with environmental historian Professor Rohan Lloyd about the politicisation and history of the Great Barrier Reef. Rohan is a historian who specialises in North Queensland and Australian environmental history. His book 'Saving the Reef' releasing Wednesday October 5th today! - Claudia speaks with biologist and natural history author Danielle Clode about her new book 'Koala - A Life in Trees'. also - read the Federal Government's Threatened Species Action Plan - - Grace speaks with Ned Tjampijinpa Hargraves (aka Uncle Ned), discussing the No Police Guns' campaign & Queensland company NIAO who makes guns for the Australian Defence Force. We further discussed the social and environmental ramifications that will impact remote communities.Ecosocialism 2022 event detailsEcosocialism 2022:Socialist Alliance Melbourne and Green Left is hosting Ecosocialism 2022: System Change not Climate Change in Melbourne on Saturday October 8 from 10am-6pm at the AMWU office, 251 Queensberry Street in Carlton and online via ZOOM. You can book your tickets at More Whispering- Glen Skuthorpe Songs of the Eureka Stockade- David Rovics  
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Nuclear Ban Treaty, Future of COVID-19, The Duopoly, Militarisation & Anti-Corruption

 Grace speaks with Tim Wright, Treaty Coordinator at International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), discussing the signage of the nuclear ban treaty at the recent UN General Assembly, and what happens now for Australia which has yet to sign the treaty. To understand more about the treaty and the impacts of nuclear weapons, you can head on to ICAN's website  or via Twitter @nuclearban   Director General of the World Health Organisation Dr Tedros Adhanom Gebreyaysus declared last fortnight that the end of COVID-19 was “in sight”, after the leading health body declared that weekly COVID deaths had been the lowest since March 2020. Jacob speaks with Professor Sharon Lewin, Director of the Doherty Institute and infectious disease expert, discussing the future of COVID-19.   Jacob speaks with independent writer and political commentator Joel Jenkins (via Twitter @boganintel) who recently wrote about striking similarities between Labor and the Liberal Party namely on new coal and gas projects and Stage 3 tax cuts in their recent article entitled ‘The Duopoly’.  You can also head to Bogan Intelligentsia for more of Joel's articles.   Grace spoke with Michelle Fahy (via Twitter @FahyMichelle), an investigative journalist on Australia's armed weapons industry and close connections with the government on militarisation in Australia, also discussing the 'blanket secrecy' and how this links with anti-corruption measures that the government wants to put in place.   Songs:So I Crossed the River by Beth King and the Hemingway CollectiveThe Life by Bea Moon and Kobie DeePayin’ My Dues by Duncan GrahamTwo Face (Radio Edit) by Sincerely Grizzly 
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Big Steps, Pakistan Floods, Sustainable Cities, Iraq Update, Transport For All

 Grace spoke to Helen Gibbons, the Director of Early Childhood Education at the United Workers Union chatting about the recent Early Childhood Educators’ rally called Big Steps. You can head on to \\  The floods in Pakistan have washed away entire villages and destroyed two million acres of crops. Thousands of people have lost their lives, and millions more have been affected. Yet Australia has only pledged 2 million in aid, a number that 3CR guest Aliya Ahmed (via @MahwariJustice)thinks is appalling. Aliya, a Pakistani-Australian, identifies the groups doing important work on the ground. She also explains why Australia needs to do more.\\ Aliya was interviewed by Ayan from Diaspora Blues. (Originally broadcast 12//9/22)\\ Kevin from City Limits speaking to Dr John Stone, Researcher at University of Melbourne and Elyse Cunningham of Sustainable Cities campaign from Friends of the Earth talking about better buses in Melbourne’s west.\\ To find more about the Sustainable Cities’ weekly meetings, you can head on to or you can email directly to [email protected]\\ A report from James Barry from Asia Pacific Current on the political situation in Iraq, talking to Firas Naji, an Iraqi scholar specialising in Iraqi and Middle East affairs, speaking about the current political unrest in Iraq.\\ Jacob speaks about disability access to public transport. The 'Transport for All' campaign run by a coalition of organisations including the Disability Resources Centre is pushing the Victorian government to upgrade the transport network and allow people with disabilities to commute independently and reliably. If you want to get involved in the Transport for All campaign, head to the Disability Resource Centre website and sign up. \\  SONGS: \\1. Hush Now Babies by Archie Roach ft. Emma Donovan \\2. This is Life by Kobie Dee ft. Bea Moon \\3. They Don't Care (Yoruba Mix) by Izy & DJ Osunlade \\  
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The Roots of Racism, Early Ethical Enterprise Pitch Competition, Remembering Uncle Jack Charles & Zero Waste Festival

Wednesday 14th of September 2022 7:15am Cam Smith and Andy Flemming from 3CR's 'Yeah Nah Pasaran!' talk with Dr Terri Givens about her book The Roots of Racism: The Politics of White Supremacy in the US and Europe. (Original broadcast 08/09/22) 7:35am Claudia speaks with Susanna Bevilacqua, founder of Moral Fairground, a social enterprise providing opportunities for capacity building, knowledge sharing, and collaborations in the ethical business sector. The organisation is running an Early Ethical Enterprise Pitch Competition to encourage start-up businesses which have the potential to improve the social, economic, and environmental conditions of a community. 7:55am We pay tribute to Uncle Jack Charles who unfortunately passed away yesterday and is always remembered as a great man, who fought for the First Nations people and a legendary actor. Here we reminisce on an interview Marisa from Doin Time did with Uncle, speaking about systemic issues with insidious questions of Proof of Aboriginality, which led to the Australia Council for the Arts amending their policy. (Originally broadcast 01/08/22) 8:15am We hear from Kirsty Bishop Fox, director of the Zero Waste Festival on in Melbourne this Saturday. The festival showcases ideas and inspiration of how to rethink your waste with a variety of events including a clothes swap, panel discussions, a film screening and much much more. MusicTwo Countries of Mind- Sincerely, GrizzlyAgboju Logun- Shina Williams & His African Percussionists  
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Childcare worker action, migrant worker exploitation, suicide prevention education, reframing Afghanistan through art

 7:00am Acknowledgement of Country7:04am Grace outlines the childcare worker rallies taking place around the country today. This action has been called through Big Steps—the early learning campaign of the United Workers Union. Union members are calling on the government to value early learning by raising educators’ wages. 7:14am Ella speaks with Ella Shi from Migrant Workers Centre about labour exploitation of migrant workers and an online training they're holding later, First line of defence: recognising and responding to labour exploitation of migrant workers. The session provides skills in identifying and responding to labour exploitation.7: 33am James McKenzie speaks with Matto Lucas about the Impossible Dance photo exhibition featuring Queer Communities in a pre-COVID World. Currently showing at the Victorian Pride Centre in St Kilda, Melbourne until October. (First broadcast 19/08/22, In Ya Face)7: 54am Content warning: The following segment contains discussion of suicide and mental health struggles. If you need help call Lifeline anytime on 13 11 14, or SuicideLine Victoria anytime on 1300 651 251. In an emergency call 000.On the eve of R U OK? Day (Thursday 8 September), Claudia speaks with mental health worker Michael Simmons about his new venture - Mental Health Safety Net - a local charity offering suicide prevention education on the Mornington Peninsula. http://: 8:14am Claudia speaks with CEO of the Australian Muslim Women's Centre for Human Rights, Diana Sayed about the importance of centring Afghan voices in narratives about Afghanistan and its people. Diana is hosting a panel discussion at "Art, War, and Another Afghanistan", an event celebrating the resilience, art and creativity of Afghanistan being held at The Wheeler Centre, Tuesday 13th September @ 6.30pm. Tickets are "Pay What You Can" and bookings can be made online at This Is Not The Way Home- The Cruel SeaKutjeri Lady - Ruby Hunter  
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Wage Peace Action, Mental Health Supports for Fathers, MPXV vaccine from a living with HIV perspective & Alter State Disability Arts Festival

 7.10am Lil Barto, a community organiser from Wage Peace talks about a recent action in Meanjin where about 20 protesters disrupted a STEM Education and Defence conference. Wage Peace oppose the 'militarisation of STEM education' and are calling for weapons companies to be banned from schools. (Originally broadcast on Radioactive Show 27/08/22) 7.30am Julie Borninkhof, CEO of PANDA (Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Australia) talking about the mental health supports for fathers and families ahead of Father’s Day this Sunday. Panda National Helpline 1300 726 306 Mon-Fri 9am-7.30pm AEST. Lifeline 13 11 14 for 24/7 crisis support.  7.50am Living Positive Victoria CEO Richard Keane discusses MPXV and its vaccine from a Living with HIV perspective.  Living Positive Victoria (Originally broadcast on In Ya Face 19/08/22) 8.10am We’re joined by award-winning  writer,  speaker and  appearance activist, Carly Findlay, who tells us about a new festival coming to Melbourne in September, Alter State, it’s an art and disability festival which explores deaf and disability led art from Australia and Aotearoa (New Zealand). MusicA Better Woman- MayaSeasons- The Zucchini ClanDouble Dare- Adalita
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Forum for Dwelling Justice, Bendigo Street documentary film, hearing in warm-blooded animals, Refugee Action Collection rally

7:00am Acknowledgement of Country7:12am Claudia speaks with Roj Amedi, one of the speakers at the Forum for Dwelling Justice taking place at the Capitol Theatre this Friday 26th August. An incredible lineup of speakers will look at the intersectionality of the colonial systems of racial violence, prisons and land/housing injustice. book your free ticket: further reading on these issues: We hear from "radical media maker" Jasmine Barzani about her documentary film Bendigo Street, which tells the story of the 2016 activist-led housing campaign in which people moved into unoccupied houses in Collingwood. The film is being screened at 5.30pm on Friday 26th August at the RMIT Capitol Theatre as part of the Forum for Dwelling Justice. For details go to: book your free ticket: support or donate to the Bendigo Street documentary, go to: broadcast 21/08/227:55am We hear from the Lost in Science team- Claire tells Chris about new research that links hearing with the evolution of warm blooded animals.Originally broadcast 18/08/228:15am Ella speaks with Lucy Honan from Refugee Action Collective about a rally in Melbourne today, calling on the Albanese government to uphold their promise to grant permanent visas to more than 19,000 refugees on temporary protection visas (TPVs) and safe haven enterprise visas (SHEVs). MusicTwo-Face- Sincerely, GrizzlyI've Lied- Marlon Williams, Leah FlanaganOut of Body- Coda Chroma 
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Poetry Month with Evelyn Araluen, ageism in the music industry, corporate social responsibility and the Rana Plaza garment factory collapse, voices of parents with intellectual disability

7.00am Acknowledgement of Country7.03am We celebrate Poetry Month with a look back at Evelyn Araluen's poetry collection Dropbear. Evelyn spoke to Carly from 3CR Breakfast earlier this year and we revisit this conversation here. For poetry events and workshops, go to  https://redroompoetry.org7.18am We hear about ageism in the music industry. Comments on ageing in the music industry late last year sparked much discussion about the issue, since then it seems little has changed. Rose from 3CR's Satellite Skies looks at the statistics behind the reality. 7.34am Claudia speaks with Professor Jeremy Moon, Director of the Sustainability Centre and Professor of Sustainability Governance at the Copenhagen Business School. Professor Moon was a visiting professor at the The Gourlay Ethics in Business Week hosted by the University of Melbourne's Trinity College earlier this year. He speaks about corporate social responsibility in relation to modern slavery, in particular, the international corporate response to the collapse of the Rana Plaza garment factories in Bangladesh in 2013. 3CR's Raising our Voices programme is the longest running radio show made by and for people living with disability. Tonight the show celebrates its 35th birthday! We celebrate the milestone with a look back at an episode featuring members of the Positive Powerful Parents group, a support group set up by parents with intellectual disabilities to keep their children. Susan Arthur and Heather Smith speak about the group and their desire for the Victorian Government to commit to ending the discrimination of parents with intellectual disability. You can hear the full conversation at Raising our Voices. child was born here – Archie RoachLet me be there – Olivia Newton JohnSome day soon – Ian and SylviaA world of our own – The SeekersBlowin’ in the wind – The Seekers 
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Geelong Housing Action Group rally, friendship in the digital space, Melbourne on Film and The Club

7.00am Acknowledgement of Country 7.14am Claudia speaks with housing and homelessness advocate Lisa Carberry from the Geelong Housing Action Group about the housing crisis and the rally taking place this Saturday @ 12.30pm at Little Malop Street, Geelong CBD demanding radical action. For support contact Lifeline 13 11 14  7.36am Ella speaks with Dr Alexia Maddox about the intersection of technology and social interactions. Dr Maddox is part of the RMIT Blockchain Innovation Hub and a Research Fellow on the Digital CBD Project. She discusses the “visibility” of friendships and social connections developed on social media and the performative aspects of nurturing relationships in the digital space. @alexiamadd 8.05am Claudia speaks with author, writer and cultural critic Kylie Maslen about a new book celebrating 70-years of the Melbourne International Film Festival. “Melbourne on Film – cinema that defines our city” is an anthology of personal reflections, analysis and commentary on films made in Melbourne including The Castle, The History of the Kelly Gang, Monkey Grip and Kylie’s contribution - The Club. 
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Geelong Housing Action Group rally, friendship in the digital space, Melbourne on Film and The Club

7.00am Acknowledgement of Country 7.14am Claudia speaks with housing and homelessness advocate Lisa Carberry from the Geelong Housing Action Group about the housing crisis and the rally taking place this Saturday @ 12.30pm at Little Malop Street, Geelong CBD demanding radical action. For support contact Lifeline 13 11 14 7.36am Ella speaks with Dr Alexia Maddox about the intersection of technology and social interactions. Dr Maddox is part of the RMIT Blockchain Innovation Hub and a Research Fellow on the Digital CBD Project. She discusses the “visibility” of friendships and social connections developed on social media and the performative aspects of nurturing relationships in the digital space. @alexiamadd 8.05am Claudia speaks with author, writer and cultural critic Kylie Maslen about a new book celebrating 70-years of the Melbourne International Film Festival. “Melbourne on Film – cinema that defines our city” is an anthology of personal reflections, analysis and commentary on films made in Melbourne including The Castle, The History of the Kelly Gang, Monkey Grip and Kylie’s contribution - The Club. 
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Queer Indonesia Archives, Productivity Commission Draft Report into Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts and crafts, ANMF calls on community to support nurses

7.00am Acknowledgement of Country 7.15am Sasja Sydek and Jacob Gamble from Queering the Air speak with Beau Newham and Sidhi Vhisatya from the Queer Indonesia Archives, a digital archiving project committed to the collection, preservation and celebration of material reflecting the lives and experiences of queer and trans Indonesians. In the first part of the conversation, we hear about an online exhibition on AIDS and Queers in Indonesia. You can view the three online exhibitions at Follow the Queer Indonesia Archives on social media - qi.archive on Instagram, and qiarchive on Twitter. This segment first aired on 3CR's Queering the Air 17th July 2022. 7.30am Claudia speaks with Roxanne Lorenz from the ArtsLawCentre of Australia about the draft findings of the Australian Productivity Commission in relation to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts and crafts handed down yesterday. 7.50am Continuing the discussion with Beau Newham and Sidhi Vhisatya from the Queer Indonesia Archives, Sasja Sydek and Jacob Gamble from Queering the Air find out about two further exhibitions: Indonesian Queer Zines and Queer Jakarta in the 90s. You can view the three online exhibitions at Follow the Queer Indonesia Archives on social media -  qi.archive on Instagram, and qiarchive on Twitter. This segment first aired on Queering the Air 17th July 2022. 8.15am Claudia speaks with Lori-Anne Sharp, Assistant Federal Secretary of the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) about the call for Australians to protect themselves this winter and support frontline nurses and the care system as a whole.  Music Birthing the Resistance - Allara  Stay in Bed - Alice Skye 
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Australian War Powers Reform campaign, Gone Girls drag theatre, YMCA Victoria Youth Parliament voices, 3CR Climate, Capitalism and The Future fundraiser

  7.10am We hear Part One of a two-part interview with current President of Australians for War Powers Reform and former Australian foreign diplomat, Dr Alison Broinowski. In Part One, Dr Broinowski explains the legal process in Australia which currently allows the prime minister to commit the nation to international military action without parliamentary sanction or debate. This interview was conducted by Jacob from 3CR’s A Friday Rave and first aired on July 8th.. 7.24am In Part Two of the segment, Dr Alison Broinowski explains how our system got to this place, and the campaign for change to strengthen our democracy as we navigate increasing geopolitical volatility in the region and world. 7.40am We hear from writer/creator/lead actor Patrick Livesey and co-director Wil King about the political drag comedy Gone Girls opening at the end of this month at Gasworks Theatre. This interview was conducted by James McKenzie from 3CR’s In Ya Face and first aired on 8th July. 7.50am Jacob shares the voices of young Australians who participated in the 2022 YMCA Victoria Youth Parliament program. This month, 120 young people from metropolitan and regional Victoria took to the Houses of Parliament to debate 18 bills that were developed over the course of 5 months. These mock bills were created as part of the YMCA Victoria Youth Parliament program.  8.10am Jacob speaks with 3CR Uprise Radio host Mercedes Zanker about the forthcoming 3CR event Climate, Capitalism, and The Future. 3CR's Uprise Radio and Stick Together have combined forces to bring this afternoon of lively discussion and music to help 3CR Community Radio reach this year's Radiothon target. Songs Archie Roach – No, No, No Flowerkid – Miss Andry
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Vic Aboriginal Legal Service Panel, Story SLAM, and Disability Pride Month

Wednesday Breaky, July 6 2022with Jacob, Claudia, and Ella 7.15: The Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service (VALS) ran a webinar in the lead up to Invasion Day discussing self-determination, deaths in custody, and systemic racism. It was hosted by Nerita Waight, CEO of VALS and the panel included Meriki Onus, Tarneen Onus Williams and Marcus Stewart. For more background on the speakers head here, you can support the work of the Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service here. Content warning: the conversation explores themes of death and systematic racism. Please seek support from Lifeline on 13 11 14 or Yarning Safe'N'Strong 1800 959 563 if this causes harm.7.45: Selena Brennan from the MOTH speaks to Ella about StorySLAM, an open mic storytelling competition. You can check out more details on their next event in Melbourne here.  8.10: Disability advocate Jessi Hooper speaks to Jacob on Disability Pride Month and issues facing people using a wheelchair. NAIDOC Events discussed:Information on NAIDOC March this Friday July 8 here.Information on Bunjilaka exhibition on 'Fight for Survival' the story of Northland Secondary College here. Beyond the Bars broadcasting live on 3CR everyday this week from 11am. Songs:Ocean Air by Carissa NyaluLost by Nathan MaySurvive by Baker Boy feat. Uncle Jack Charles
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Radiothon Special!

 7:00am  Acknowledgement of Country 7:01am  Welcome to Radiothon Chat 7:11am Claudia speaks with Richard Sawada, director of the 2022 St Kilda Film Festival about the audience response to the Festival and the value of 3CR and community radio in building awareness and community engagement. 7:15am Claudia speaks with advocate and disability support pensioner Kristin O’Connell from the Antipoverty Centre about the intense cost of living pressures experienced by those living on income support and low incomes, and the willingness of 3CR and community radio to engage with the complexities of the systems that create these pressures. 7:24am We speak with listeners Fiona Cameron, Sarah Gamble and Jim Craig who pledge their support for 3CR. 7:30am Former Wednesday Breakfast presenter Alice Golds joins us from London where the impact of Australia's hardline offshore detention policy is being seen in Britain's proposal to shift asylum seekers to Rwanda. 7:36am Jacob speaks with independent writer and commentator Joel Jenkins about his latest article ‘The Dutton-Kreuger effect’ exploring the implications of Peter Dutton as the Coalition’s new leader. Twitter @boganintel  7:43am: Ella speaks Caitlin Dullard, CEO, La Mama Theatre about the impact of the pandemic on live theatre and the synergies of community radio and independent theatre-making. 8:00am Listeners Josh Miller and Alice Garner talk about the value of community media and authentic stories, and also pledge their support. 8:04 am Jacob speaks with radio host, founding member of AYWA Syndicaye and Puss Up Mirna Salaam. Mirna is the host of 3CR's Salaam Radio Show where she celebrates Arabic music every Sunday afternoon 4-5pm. 8:08am Former 3CR Breakfast presenter, Judith Peppard (now 3CR Communication Mixdown host) pledges her support for 3CR. 8:13am Claudia speaks with Michele Jarldorn, Chairperson, Seeds of Affinity: Pathways for Women about the way the organisation works with women who are transitioning from prison to community and the new programme being trialled inside prison to build early awareness of Seeds support services. Michele also reflects on her early memories listening to 3CR and the 3CR diary she purchased as a gift for Seeds founder Linda Fisk. 8: 20am Ella speaks with Maddie Gourlay,  coordinator of the New International Bookshop about their upcoming events and what it means to be radical. 8: 24am Listeners Declan Baker and Natalie join us to pledge support. A huge thank you to all our listeners and guests who have donated today or supported our show across the year. If you would like to pledge support for this year's Radiothon please do get in touch below.  Ways To Donate:Call the station 9419 8377SMS 0488 809 855Donate online at the Givenow or head to Drop into the station 21 Smith St, Fitzroy during business hours  
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COVID medicine monopolies, drilling in the Tiwi Islands, exhibition about Northland Secondary College and book on Australia's activist history

7:10 Jacob speaks with Dr Patricia Ranald, the Convener of the Australian Fair Trade and Investment Network (AFTINET). The World Trade Organisation is set to meet tomorrow to debate a waiver on a controversial trading agreement related to COVID-19 vaccines. The original waiver on the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights was proposed by South Africa and India in 2021 and would enable more equitable production and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines. The waiver has been blocked for over a year by the EU, Switzerland, and the UK who face immense lobbying from pharmaceutical companies.  7:30 Jason Fowler from the Environment Centre of Northern Territory (ECNT) tells Jacob about a recent case that was launched against the Australian Government, who approved an oil drilling project off the north coast of Australia in the Tiwi Islands. You can read the background brief to the case here.  7:50 Claudia talks with Yorta Yorta and Wurundjeri educator and artist Lyn Thorpe about her experience teaching at the Northland Secondary School in the 90s which was one of the many schools that Jeff Kennet shut down and the only to survive. The story of the school is told in an exhibition currently on at the Melbourne Museum, Fight for Survival. 8:10 Writer Nadia Wheatley discusses her latest work, Radicals- Remembering the 60s which she's coauthored with longtime friend Meredith Burgmann. The book looks back on an era of political change and activism during the time of the Vietnam war, Womens Liberation and Indigenous Land Rights, it is part memoir, part biography and looks at 20 activists including Gary Foley and Margaret Reynolds. The book launches in Melbourne on Thursday, 6pm at Trades Hall.
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Mushroom communication, NSW Inquiry into LBGTIQ+ hate crimes, community resilience in floods cafe, Kelton Pell and One Night the Moon

7.00am Acknowledgement of Country and Reconciliation Week 2022 7.10am Judith Peppard from 3CR's Communication Mixdown speaks with Professor Katie Field about new research which suggests that mushrooms have the ability to communicate with each other and that fungi has an electrical 'language' all its own, "far more complicated than anyone previously thought" and "might even use 'words' to form 'sentences' to communicate with neighbours". (First aired on Communication Mixdown 30/5/22)7.30am  Trigger warning: This segment deals with issues of murder and crime against LGBTQIA+ people and police violence. Jacob speaks with Nick Stewart, legal partner at Dowson Turco Law  about the recently announced NSW inquiry investigating 88 unsolved murders committed against LGBTQIA+ people between 1970 and 2010. Led by Supreme Court judge John Sackar, the inquiry comes as a result of a parliamentary committee recommendation and years of advocacy.  For LGBT IQ+ Support: QLife 1800 184 527. Also, Lifeline 13 11 14, Beyond Blue 1300 22 4636 7.50am Bec Horridge spoke to Susie Russell about the Trees Not Bombs Cafe set up in Lismore during the floods, and a flood recovery effort. (First aired on 3CR Earth Matters on 8/5/22)  8.09am Claudia speaks with Noongar actor Kelton Pell about One Night The Moon, a film directed and co-written by Rachel Perkins in 2001 about a girl lost in the Australian outback. The film is featuring in the First Nations lineup at St Kilda Film Festival this Sunday and deals with themes of racism and power. For tickets visit Songs Return Home by BumpyReconciliation by Garry KaboaCloud Nine by Baker Boy and KIAN  
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St Kilda Film Festival, Mental Health Lived Experience in Leadership, Pathways for Women Leaving Prison, and Rana Plaza Anniversary

Claudia speaks with Richard Sawada, director of the St Kilda Film Festival – Australia’s longest running short story film festival - about the 2022 the programme highlights and the magic of short films. // Debbie Hamilton is a Systematic Mental Health Advocate with experience on both sides of the mental health system which she is working to change to better suit the needs of people with a psychosocial disability, in particular the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). Debbie will be delivering a lecture ‘Grassroots to Governance; Mental health lived experience in leadership' at the Wheeler Centre here. // Claudia speaks with Linda Fisk from Seeds of Affinity: Pathways for Women about the barriers facing women as they leave prison and re-enter the community and the bespoke tech tool called “Lindabot” being developed to help navigate the challenges. Linda is joined by Dr MIchele Jarldorn who worked with Seeds of Affinity is the co-design of the technology. [Part Two of a two-part interview.] // We hear from Asia Pacific Currents who spoke with Casey Thompson from the CFMEU Manufacturing Division about the ninth anniversary of the Rana Plaza disaster that killed at least 1132 garment workers in April 2013, and the importance of worker solidarity. Check out Asia Pacific Currents every Saturday at 9am on 3CR. // Songs: This is Not the Way Home, The Cruel SeaRiver of Tears,Kev Carmody
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Barriers facing women leaving prison, teenage trans perspectives, The View From Up Here theatre, Tasmanian tiger revival plans

7.11am Claudia speaks with Linda Fisk from Seeds of Affinity: Pathways for Women  a South Australian not for profit organisation supporting criminalised women transition to community. Linda talks about the barriers facing women in this transition including the challenges around obtaining basic ID papers necessary to open a bank account and access Centrelink. (Part One of a two part segment. Part Two to air next week.) https://seedsofaffinity.orgFor help in Victoria, contact, phone 03-93726155Nationally, Women's Information andReferral Exchange Inc., phone 1300 134 130 or Lifeline 13 14 11 7.33am Claudia speaks with Theo Boltman, a teenage trans person campaigning for the Greens in the federal election. Theo shares their perspective on election issues, gender equality and their experience attending a religious school.For information on the Religious Discrimination Bill and campaigns supporting equality go to and check out the factsheet at  7.54am Ella speaks with playwright Fiona Spitzkowsky about her latest production The View From Up Here which opens at Theatre Works on Thursday. The play tackles the lived realities of a world increasingly affected by global warming as it tells the story of a family recovering from a catastrophic fire season. 8.15am We replay an interview from Lost in Science. Animal reproductive biologist Jarrod McKenna, spoke with Chris Lassig from Lost in science about research that plans to bring the Tasmanian tiger back from extinction and to the wilds of Tasmania. Originally broadcast 12/05/22. SONGSNot The Way Home- The Cruel SeaLittle Sunflower- Dorothy AshbyStand Strong- Kutcha EdwardsBlack Tie Ball- Rory Ellis 
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Energy Transition, Scientist Rebellion, Anti Poverty, and Artemis: Utter Mess at La Mama

Wednesday Breakfast with Claudia and Jacob // 7.10AM: Lurion De Mello from Macquarie Business School spoke with Evan Wallace about the international energy crisis and the risk that fuel shortages and surging fossil fuel prices present to decarbonising efforts. // 7:18AM: Loy Yang coal industry worker Tony Wolfe advocates for the transition to renewables speaking at last week's Workers for Climate Action event. // 7.35AM: Voyteck Michael Bereza from Scientist Rebellion spoke with Jacob about climate misinformation, the climate crisis, and the organisation. // 7.55AM: Kristin O'Connell from the Antipoverty Centre spoke with Claudia about welfare, housing affordability, and the cycle of poverty. Details of their event tonight 'The politician's role in dismantling the poverty machine' can be found here. // 8.15AM: Artemis Muñoz spoke with Jacob about their upcoming play Artemis: Utter Mess happening at La Mama Theatre May 17-22. Artemis: Utter Mess explores labels and the difference between the words that confine us and the words that set us free. Tickets available here. //  Songs:Jive Baby on a Saturday Night, The JelliesLittle Sunflower, Dorothy AshbyPay the Rent, La Battue
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Regional Drag, 'He' and 'She' Pronouns, #NoExemptions Play, and Publicly Owned Renewable Energy

Drag performers Timberlina and Foxxe Faux spoke with Jacob about the drag scene in Newcastle, and the joy of bringing queer spaces to regional areas. //Professor Tom Boellstorff spoke with Claudia about their article 'Why English Might Let Go of "He" and "She"' on radical gender inclusion in the English language. //Angela Buckingham spoke with Ella about her play '#NoExemptions' that follows the story of Maria as she seeks survival in a city on the brink of ecological collapse from climate change. //Jason Wong from Workers for Climate Action spoke with Claudia about a community forum on publicly owned renewable energy. The forum will be hosted at the Kathleen Syme Library in Carlton tonight at 6.30pm. // Songs:swell by imbi
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Homelessness among trans community, Dying to Know campaign, "We Take Back Our Mother Tongues" Pasifika and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts event, public billboard art "Journeying"

7.15 am Jacob speaks with Terence Humphries and Jade Winter from LGBTQIA+ youth services provider Twenty10 about the incidence of homelessness among trans people and how we can create a safe society to protect our community. 7.30am Ella speaks with Susan Goldie, the National Lead for End of Life Strategy at CCNB Limited Community Care and Wellbeing about how to talk about end of life and the Dying to Know campaign, an initiative of The Groundswell Project.  7.50am We speak to Ripley Kavara, Creative Director of the Pasifika and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander multidisciplinary arts event called "We Take Back Our Mother Tongues". The event centres black, queer and transgender voices and is coming to the North Melbourne Town Hall May 6th and 7th. Interview prepared and researched by Jacob Gamble, interview conducted by Ella Tooms and Claudia Craig 8.15am Claudia speaks with mixed cultural First People's artist Lisa Woup about her current work "Journeyed" - a public roadside artwork exploring the significance of the ubiquitous road sign - on display at 2061 Frankston-Flinders Road Hastings VIC 3915 until 8 May 2022. 
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Origins of Easter, Park Hotel refugee release, ethically produced chocolate, State of the Environment report

7:14  We hear about the origins of Easter from Dr Caroline Tully, an Honorary Fellow in the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies at the University of Melbourne. 7:35 Dawn Barrington, refugee activist and folk singer, speaks on the refugees who have recently been released from the Park Hotel and the many challenges that lay ahead as the men seek to move on with their lives and return to some sense of normalcy. If you want to support the refugees, you can donate or volunteer your time with the Brigidine Asylum Seeker Project, check them out . The Asylum Seeker Resource Centre or  7:58 University of Wollongong Senior Lecturer in Accounting Dr Stephanie Perkiss breaks down “The Chocolate Scorecard” – your guide to ethically produced chocolate.https://www.chocolatescorecard.comhttps://www.beslaveryfree.com 8:10 Jess Abrahams, Nature Campaigner for the Australian Conservation Foundation, discusses the State of the Environment Report, a comprehensive review of the state of Australia’s environment which the government is required to conduct and release every five years. Despite having the report since December 2021 the Morrison government is yet to release it, with many believing it's a blatant attempt to dodge more bad press ahead of the election. SONGSLove is Everywhere- Pharoah SandersPledge My Soul- Dawn Barrington Milyakburra- Emily Wurramara 
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Job Ready Graduate Package, Parliamentary Inquiry into Family VISAs, Climate Misinformation, and Sarah Krasnostein's Quarterly Essay

Eiddwen speaks to Andrew Norton, a longstanding tertiary policy expert, about the federal government's Job Ready Graduate Package and it's impact on universities. //Ella speaks with Josephine Langbien from the Human Rights Law Centre about the recent parliamentary inquiry into the family VISA system, and where it needs reform. //Jacob speaks with John Cook from the Monash Monash Climate Change Communication Research Hub, about climate misinformation and how it is used by political parties. Check out to learn more on misinformation. //Claudia speaks with with writer Sarah Krasnostein, author of this month's Quarterly Essay titled "Waving, not Drowning: mental illness and vulnerability in Australia". 
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First Nations Inclusion at COP26, East Antarctica's Melting Ice Sheet, Humanitarian Funding in Budget 2022-23, and 'Empathy Training' at La Mama

Wednesday Breakfast 30/3/22with Ella and Jacob // We hear from COP26 youth delegate Amelia Goonerage about some of the accessibility issues experienced at the United Nations climate conference in Glasgow last year, particularly how First Nations people fared at the negotiating table. // Dr Ariaan Purich from Monash University speaks on an ice shelf in East Antarctica the size of New York City that crumbled, and the recent heatwave on the continent. // Tim O'Connor from Amnesty International speaks on Australia's humanitarian intake and foreign aid announced in last night's budget. // Brendan Black and Martin Chellew speak on their new play 'Empathy Training', opening April 12 at La Mama Theatre for Melbourne Comedy Festival. //  Songs: Shina Williams and His African percussionists, Agboju Logun, Uyghur Muqam Ensemble -- Chabbiyat Tazi MarghulKing Sunny Ade -- Sunny Ti DeJoni Haastrup -- Greetings
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64 Ways of Being- Immersive art and culture experience, Poland-Belarus-Ukraine Border Resistance Fundraiser, Call for support of Uluru Statement from the Heart, Ethnic genocide of Uyghur people

Wednesday, 23rd of March 2022 7.15       Troy Innocent, creator of a new immersive art and culture experience called 64 Ways of Being, joins us to discuss the inspiration behind the project, how this kind of crossover of art and technology can help bring people closer to their environment and with one another, and what users can expect. The project is launching in Footscray and the CBD on Wednesday March 23rd. 7.35       Ella speaks with Joel from local music group s p o r e s about the fundraiser for Poland-Belarus-Ukraine Border Resistance being held tonight Wednesday March 23rd. 7.50       Claudia speaks with Alyawarre woman and Australian First Nations advocate Pat Anderson AO about the urgent call for community support for the Uluru Statement from the Heart as it nears its five-year anniversary. 8.10       Claudia is joined by Ramila Chanisheff, President of the Australian Uyghur Tangritagh Women’s Association who will be speaking about her personal experience as an Australian Uyghur, the Uyghur women’s diaspora in Australia, and the association’s work to publicise the ethnic genocide of Uyghur and Turkic people in East Turkestan.Instagram @autwa2020 and Facebook @uyghurwomenAU 
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Refugees released, Exhibition 'Lost Jobs: The Changing World of Work', Government response to floods & Israel's treatment of Palestinian children

Wednesday 16th of March 2022 7: 15 Ella speaks with Chris Breen from the Refugee Advocacy Collective about the release from detention of 13 Medivac refugees on Friday 11th March and the issues they face from here. 7: 30 Claudia speaks with Margaret Anderson, Director of the Old Treasury Building, about a new exhibition “Lost Jobs: The Changing World of Work” which illuminates changes to the Victorian workforce from settlement to the present day. Free online and in-person - 7.50 Jacob speaks with Lismore local environmental lawyer and incoming NSW Greens MLC Sue Higginson about the government’s response to the flood disaster and how affected communities are faring. To show support go to and 8.10 Jacob speaks with Helen Rainger, President of the Palestine Israel Ecumenical Network about the Israeli detention of Palestinian children.
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Origins of Easter, Use of technology in domestic violence, Play about lesbian space cannibals, 'Fire in the Head' play, Goodbye Alice!

Wednesday 9th of March 2022 7:15 Alice plays her first ever interview with 3CR! Dr Caroline Tully, Pagan witch and academic, talks to us about the origins of Easter.  7:35 Associate Professor Bridget Harris from QUT dicusses the use of technology in domestic violence against women in rural/regional/remote Australia. Bridget is the Chief Investigator at the Digital Media Research Centre and Centre for Justice at QUT. Interview researched and written by Claudia, conducted by Ella. 7:50 Jacob speaks on a play about lesbian space cannibals written by Flick and directed by Tansy Gorman. Slutnik, follows the story of five crew members and their AI assistant, Motherboard, as the team leaves an Earth pillaged by straight men, disappointing sexual experiences, and nasty politics. WARNING: contains sexual references and course language. 8:10 Alice speaks with Rosemary Johns about the new play she's written, Fire in the Head, which brings to light the harrowing, heroic life of Kate Kelly, sister to Ned, and the deep-rooted truths about gender and violence in Australia. 8:20 The team reflects back on Alice's time at 3CR and bids her farewell, including a special audio highlights reel! SongsJive Baby on a Saturday Night- The JelliesLove Me For Real- K.A.S.A. and Rim Kwaku Obeng
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Brisbane floods, Women of Steel documentary shows sexual harrassment at BHP, social impact documentary making, Yellingbo at La Mama, Intergovernmental Climate Change Panel report

7:16 Ella is joined by her mum Fiona! Fiona's based in Brisbane and fills us in on her experience of the floods over the past week and the impact they've had on the local community. 7:31 Ella speaks with Robynne Murphy who directed the documentary Women of Steel, about the 1980-1994 campaign by Wollongong women for jobs in the BHP-AIS steel work. The film deals with issues such of sexual harassment, discrimination and unequal wages. 7:49 Claudia speaks with Australian International Documentary Conference Programming Director Lauren Valmadre about the issues facing social impact documentary makers and the animation documentary Flee directed by Jonas Poher Rasmussen. 8:03 Claudia speaks with playwright Tee O'Neill about the play Yellingbo which is due to open at La Mama Theatre March 9-20. 8:15  Acting Head of Research and Investigations at Greenpeace Australia Pacific, Dr Alex Edney-Browne unpacks the latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change which looks at climate change impacts, adaptation, and vulnerability. With global heating on track to exceed 1.5 degrees, the report paints a grim picture of the consequences of inaction. Interview conducted by Ella, researched by Jacob. Songs Pnhaeu Samieng - Pan Ron and Korn PhnaoBlack Bowie - Oko EbomboThe Job - Use no Hooks
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Media reporting of Ukraine-Russia border conflict, financial risk in multi-level marketing, AI language tool to improve equal access to legal services, "Take your shot" First Nations vaccination campaign

 7.00am Acknowledgement of Country 7.07am  We take a look at the way the media is reporting on the crisis at the Ukraine-Russia border. Jacques Boulet and Jennifer Borrell from 3CR’s Think Again programme whether the hype and rhetoric about the tensions on the border is part of an information war led by western leaders, particularly by the US and NATO. This segment was recorded before Russia's dispatch of troops to the Ukraine regions of Donestsk and Luhansk and provides an alternative view of the state of affairs. Presented in two parts. 7.35am Ella speaks with Deanna Grant-Smith about multi level marketing and the financial risks associated. Deanna is an Associate Professor, Queensland Univertsity of Technology (QUT) and Deputy Director of the QUT Centre for Decent Work and Industry. 7.53am Claudia speaks with Roj Amedi from Justice Connect, a charity assisting people in need access legal help. The organisation is calling for contributors to a language data base reflecting the speech patterns and language use of everyday people describing their legal problems. The data will be used to upgrade the organisation’s digital services and connect more people to free legal help.http://justice 8.13 Alice speaks to Karinda Taylor CEO of the Aboriginal controlled health service named “First People’s Health and Well-being” about the Take Your Shot campaign, which focuses on spreading health information to Indigenous communities around Australia, and looks to tackle the lagging vaccination rates of Indigenous communities. Music Hula Rock - Lew Howard and the All StarsNormalizo - Letta MbuluVacuum - Gang Gang DanceWaitin on Ya - Genesis Owusu 
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Corporate responsibility for modern slavery, Roma, gypsy, traveller communities, sex work decriminalisation bill passes upper house

 7:00 Acknowledgement of Country 7:11 Claudia introduces the subject of modern slavery in corporate supply chains and provides key facts. 7:19 We revisit an interview between Claudia and Dr Nga Pham from the Monash Centre for Financial Studies about corporate responsibility for modern slavery. 7:31 Claudia speaks to senior lawyer Freya Dinshaw from the Human Rights Law Centre about "Paper promises: evaluating the early impact of Australia's Modern Slavery Act", a joint report between academics. human rights organisations and church groups. The report reviews the actions taken by Australian companies in four industries with high-risk of modern slavery practices in their operations or supply chains. 7:47 Alice speaks to Sherrie Smith, a Roma woman and a fierce activist in the UK for the Roma Gypsy and Traveller community, about the recent UK legislation that criminalises their culture and further oppresses nomadic folk in Britain.  8:12 Alice and Ella speak with Matthew Roberts from Sex Work Law Reform about the sex work decriminalisation bill which passed through the upper house last week. 
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Aged care crisis, Veronica Gorrie wins Victorian Premier's Literary Prize, women lag in NDIS participation, Homes not Prisons public housing advocacy

7.02 Acknowledgement of Country 7.16 Ella speaks with Annie Butler, the federal secretary of the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation about the results of a recent survey of aged care nurses and carers, workers in the industry having to pay for RATs, the protest being held outside Parliament House yesterday, and other issues facing aged care workers, residents and their families. 7.30 Claudia speaks with Gunai Kurnai author Veronica Gorrie - Black and Blue: A memoir of racism and resilience - on winning the Victorian Premier's Literature Prize, police racism, and alternatives to criminal justice.  7.49 Ella speaks with University of NSW researcher Sophie Yates about the underrepresentation of women with diasbility in the NDIS population. 8.12 Alice speaks with Homes not Prisons representatives Minna Peden and Sarah Stelianos, about their plea for government spending on public housing not prisons and Housing Justice after Lockdown, a free online forum hosted by RAHU and 3CR. Tonight Wednesday 9th February 5.30pm-7pm Music Better Things - Kee'ahnLittle Sunflower - Dorothy AshbyAural Risk _ AsphixiationCamino Del Sol - AntennaYou've Got A Woman - Lion      
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St Kilda Festival, songwoman Kee'ahn & UK Roma Gypsy and Traveller rights

WEDNESDAY February 2nd 2022 7:17 Joe Maliglnaggi from 3CR Music Matters speaks to St Kilda Festival organiser Fred Gesha and legendary artist Archie Roach (includes song - Ball and Chain featuring J-Milla - by Xavier Rudd) 7:45 Claudia speaks to Kuku Yalanji, Jirrbal, Badulaig songwoman Kee'ahn (she/them) about her forthcoming performance at the St Kilda & Yalluk-ut Weelam Ngargee Festival on Feb 12th  8:10 Alice speaks to Sherrie Smith, a Roma woman and a fierce activist in the UK for the Roma Gypsy and Traveller community. Alice speaks to Sherrie about the recent legislation within the UK that criminalises their culture and further oppresses nomadic folk in Britain.  MUSICIl Velliero -The Chaplin BandBall and Chain featuring J-Milla - by Xavier Rudd Better Things - Kee'ahnOur Beautiful People's Strength- Archie Roach
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Invasion Day Special - Aboriginal Tent Embassy 50th anniversary activist speeches, alpine Indigenous language revival, Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service discusses self-determination, systemic racism, ending deaths in custody and protest rights

Content warning for Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and other First Nations listeners:This broadcast contains the voices and names of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders who have died, and references to suicide, trauma and deaths in custody.For support contact:Lifeline 13 11 14Yarning Safe 'n' Strong 1800 95 95 563 (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people only) 7:00 Acknowledgement of Country7.03 Claudia presents excerpts from the 2022 Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service Invasion day panel discussion chaired by VALS CEO Nerita Waight. The panel discusses self-determination, systemic racism, ending deaths inc ustody and protest rights.7:42 Ella shares the voices of Aboriginal rights activists Bruce McGuinness, Bob Maza, Jack Cummings, Ken Brindle, Roberta Sykes and Michael Anderson from the 1972 Tent Embassy achives.8.07 Alice speaks with Ngarigu woman Professor Jakelin Troy from the Snowy Mountains, Director of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research at the University of Sydney. MusicNathan May - LostThelma Plum - Around HereLady Lash - Crest of Gold
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Covid disaster payment, Ending Indefinite and Arbitrary Immigration Detention Bill, Australia's first female roadie, Modern slavery

WEDNESDAY 19th January 20227:12 Paddy speaks with Australia’s first female roadie, Tana Douglas who discussed her memoir loud and the impact of covid on the music industry and we’re going to take a listen back now. Paddy starts by asking Tana about the importance of music in her life.7:30 Claudia speaks to Dr Katie Hepworth from the Australian Centre for Corporate Responsibility about workers’ rights and modern slavery in the supply chains of Australian companies.7:55 Dr Cassandra Goldie is the CEO at the Australian Council of Social Services - otherwise known as ACOSS - and is here telling us about how the federal government’s most recent move drives another blow to casual workers across this pandemic.8:15 We talk to Pamela Curr, from the Refugee Advocacy Network about Andrew Wilkie’s bill - Ending Indefinite and Arbitrary Immigration Detention Bill 2021 - which is calling for submissions.
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National Advocates for Pregnant Women: Brittney Poolaw's case, Healthy Bodies in Every Size, Moral Questions around Human Extinction

00:15 - We’re going to hear “Fat Bodies, Healthy Lives” the special feature about healthy living in everybody size. West Australian community broadcaster Rebecca Bowman pushes back on the singular, outdated and flat out bogus notion that slim equals healthy - I can’t wait for that one!00:30 - Next up, Beth Matthews from 3CR’s Radical Philosophy programme speaks to Associate Professor Elizabeth Finneron-Burns about the possibilities for, and ethics of, human extinction.00:45 - We’ll be hearing a full-length interview with Dana Sussman, Deputy Executive Director at the National Advocates for Pregnant Women in the United States. Dana served for six years as Deputy Commissioner of Policy and Intergovernmental Affairs at the New York City Commission on Human Rights, the agency charged with enforcing one of the most comprehensive anti-discrimination laws in the country. I spoke to Dana about one case, in particular, the case of Brittney Poolaw, an indigenous woman from the US who in November was convicted of manslaughter after experiencing a miscarriage. Dana is working to support Brittney, as is the whole team at the NAPW. Please note this interview touches on pregnancy loss. MUSIC:Lady Serpentine - Soul SongFancy Normal - Laser BeamMizuki - How Far We’ve ComeLady Lash - Spiritual Misfit  
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Grandmothers Against Removals and Raise the Age - Taking Children Away

In this show we play two full length interviews with guests through the year, Aunty Hazel from the Grandmothers Against Removals and Sophie Trevitt from Change the Record.  7:15 - Aunty Hazel Part 1 - Alice speaks to Aunty Hazel about the continuous removal of children and the ongoing stolen generations. Aunty Hazel talks about her own experience with the Welfare/child protective services, the effect on families, culture and community, and the inter-generational trauma of the stolen generations.  7:30 - Aunty Hazel Part 2  7:50 - Sophie Trevitt Part 1 - Alice speaks to Sophie Trevitt, Executive Officer of Change the Record and the ACT Co-Chair of Australian Lawyers for Human Rights. About the Raise the Age campaign, and the damage removing children does to families and communities.   8:00 - Sophie Trevitt Part 2  Songs; Allara - Rekindled Systems Lydia Fairhall - Free Ngaiire - Moonshine Spinifex Gum - No Longer There Small Island Big Song - Ta'u Tama Small Island Big Song - Naka Wara Wara To'o 
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The Mental Load - the invisible emotional and cognitive work of raising a family

This morning’s programme features an extended discussion on The Mental Load – the invisible, enduring and boundaryless work impacting women, men, families and society. Three University of Melbourne sociologists Associate Professor Leah Ruppanner (Co-Director, The Policy Lab), Dr Liz Dean (Lecturer in Sociology) and Dr Brendan Churchill (Research Fellow and Program Manager of Life Patterns) together with host Professor Dan Woodman from the School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Melbourne, unpack the nature of this unpaid cognitive and emotional work, explaining why it is so taxing and who is bearing the burden. They offer perspectives and frameworks for better understanding this under-researched facet of care-giving and bringing it to the attention of policy makers. This discussion was presented as part of the University of Melbourne School of Social and Political Science's Critical Issues webinar series 2021 and is reproduced with the permission of the University of Melbourne. Music Far Away - WolfjayLion in my Heart – Aimee HannanTell Me Why – Archie RoachPlayground of Youth – Misha BearSaltwater People – Shellie Morris 
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Japanese Film Festival, Raise the Age, and the National Campaign for Truth and Justice Chile

Claudia speaks with Dr Kaori Okano from LaTrobe University about the rise of single women in Japan and the film - Hold Me Back - which is screening as part of the Japanese Film Festival this week in Melbourne. Alice plays an interview with Sophie Trevitt, Executive Officer of Change the Record and the ACT Co-Chair of Australian Lawyers for Human Rights. In reflection of Friday's announcement of raising the age of child incarceration in Australia from 10 years old to 12 years old, Alice speaks to Sophie about the realities of child incarceration. Alice spoke to Sophie before Friday’s announcement, so throughout this conversation, you will hear the age being referred to as 10 years old, but, raising the age from 10 to 12, does not change the message behind this conversation - stop taking children away. Ella speaks with Pilar Aguilera, 3CR Chair person and activist with the Australian chapter of the National Campaign for Truth and Justice Chile. She gives us an update on the case of Adriana Rivas, who is a former secretary to the Chief of the infamous Secret Police, DINA, under the Pinochet era
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COVID Vaccine rollout and how it affects people with a disability, Conservation and the Forests Mirboo North, Long Covid Support Group, Developments in Afghanistan

Giancarlo De Vera, Senior Policy Manager with People with Disability Australia, discusses the government's vaccine rollout for people with a disability, which has failed to fully vaccinate people with a disability, despite placing them in priority groups 1a and 1b. Marg Thomas from Preserve our Forests Mirboo North, tells us about the  report they released yesterday, the Conservation Values Of the Mirboo North State Forest Immediate Protection Area. The report documents a community-led campaign including citizen science field surveys and research into forest biodiversity, socio-economic values and amenity, other forest values encompassing the water catchment, and forest governance.Claire Hastie founder of the Long Covid support group, talking about her experience with long covid, the research that is taking place to understand long covid and what still needs to be done. Azadah Raz Mohammed, lawyer and PHD student at the University of Melbourne, talks to us about Afghanistan under the Taliban, her own life in Kabul and experience coming to Australia, and the countries that acknowledge the Taliban and may invest in the development of a Taliban Afghanistan.  Songs: The Jellies - Jive Baby on a Satuday Night Sally Oldfiend - Blue Water Ahmed Fakroun - Soleil Soleil Only Live Once - James (Beyond the Bars 2015)
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Collingwood College meets Regan Lamble, Workers host alternative Covid press conference, Afghan solidarity, corporate responsibility for modern slavery

7.00am Acknowledgement of Country7.12am  Sabarin, Mahmoud and Hussein from Fidget Kids interview Olympic walker Regan Lamble. Fidget Kids are children from 3/4 Reggio at Collingwood College. Throughout May and June these children visited 3CR to experience the power of radio. They recorded interviews in the studio and produced their own podcasts. See more at Janet Burstall from LIFE  - Living Incomes for Everybody - speaks with Annie from Solidarity Breakfast about the Alternative Press Conference they organised as an alternative to the official daily government Covid Press Conferences in NSW. The voices of workers and the community are missing from these spin exercises. LIFE held their first last Tuesday 31 August and are planning to do more. You can watch them at We revisit a discussion with Heela Arsala, an Afghan Australian who moved to Australia 30 years ago with her family.  Heela spoke to 3CR Thursday Breakfast about the current situation in Afghanistan following the US withdrawal, as well as how the non-Afghan community can stand in solidarity over the coming months. Heela is a practicing commercial lawyer who gives back to the community by advising not-for-profit organisations as well as being the director of Edmund Rice Camps Vic. You can listen to the full interview at Claudia  speaks with Dr Nga Pham about corporate reponsibility for modern slavery. Dr Pham is part of a team of researchers at the Monash Centre for Financial Studies which ranked the slavery risk disclosure performance of Australia's 100 largest public companies. To view the full report - For individual disclosure statements - If you or someone you know is at risk of slavery, please go to (See Contact in menu) or if you are in immediate danger call 000The segment is part of a two-part discussion on the issue of corporate responsibility for modern slavery continuing next week. 
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Sharia law and Afghanistan under Taliban rule, fathers caring for children with disability, Bob Hawke and the CIA, privacy and digital vaccine passports

7:00 Acknowledgement of Country7:15 In a conversation from 3CR’s Communication Mixdown, Judith Peppard speaks with Associate Professor Zuleyha Keskin, from the Centre for Islamic Studies and Civilisation at Charles Sturt University, about Sharia Law and what might eventuate in Afghanistan under Taliban rule.7.30 Claudia speaks with author and anthropologist Aaron J. Jackson about his new book “Worlds of Care: The Emotional Lives of Fathers Caring for Children with Disabilities”. This interview is presented in two segments.Follow Aaron on Twitter at @kodacruz Journalist Jim McIlroy on the former PM Bob Hawke about his attempts to destroy the labour movement and his dealings with the CIA - originally broadcasted on 3CR Tuesday Hometime with Jan Bartlett. 8:15 Alice speaks with data privacy expert, Dr Helen Paik from UNSW Computer Science and Engineering, about the privacy concerns around the digital vaccine passport. 
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Anti-Adani action on Wangan and Jagalingou country, long Covid UK, effect on sex workers of OnlyFans ban, Victorian sex worker decriminalisation legislation, impact of lockdowns on memory and cognitive capacity, National Poetry Month

 7:00 Acknowledgement of Country 7:07 Michaela, from 3CR's radioactive show, spoke with Miree LeRoy about some recent activities in the campaign to stop Adani’s Carmichael mine. Currently under construction on Wangan and Jagalingou country in the Galilee Basin, the mine will become Australia’s largest coal mine if allowed to continue.Details of the online rally on Sunday 30 August at 6.30pm AEST at  For other campaign websites mentioned in this interview see - https://www.stopadani.com 7:20 Alice speaks with Claire Hastie from the Long Covid Support Group UK about research into long Covid and the road forward. 7:37 Ella speaks with 3CR's Dean Lim about two major issues facing the sex work community at the moment: OnlyFans, a content subscription platform favoured by sex workers, has announced they will be banning sexually explicit content; andLegislation to decriminalise sex work and provide sex workers with standard workplace rights and protections will be introduced to the Victorian parliament by the end of the year. 7:57 Claudia speaks with Professor Brett Hayes from the University of NSW about the effects of lockdown on memory and cognitive capacity. 8:07 Australia is enjoying its first national poetry month this August. We hear from organisers at Red Room Poetry about why a dedicated poetry month is long overdue, and hear three readings from poets who have contributed. Songs Dionne Warwick- You're Gonna Need MeIchiko Aoba- PorcelainArthur Verocai- Na Boca Do Sol
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Kinglake forest legal action, MoPA children's museum comes to Melbourne, Afghan diaspora, the future of women in Afghanistan

7.00am Acknowledgement of Country7:15am Eiddwen speaks to Sue McKinnon from Kinglake Friends of the Forest, a grassroots group dedicated to protecting the central highlands of Victoria from logging. Sue discusses progress in the case and the growing number of community groups taking VicForest to court. Kinglake Friends of the Forest will be hosting nature walks when lockdown lifts, interested community members can follow their socials/website to find out when the next will run. 7.29am Claudia speaks with Tom Mahon about a fabulous new children’s museum being built in Sandringham, Melbourne. The museum is the brainchild of Tom and wife Billie Georgieff, and follows the success of the Geelong Museum of Art and Play (MoPA) which opened last year. - Alice speaks to Diana Sayed, CEO of the Australian Muslim Women’s Centre for Humans Rights about the Afghan diaspora following the devastating take over of the Taliban in Afghanistan, and the outlook for women. Claudia speaks with Professor Brett Hayes from the University of New South Wales about the effects of lockdown on memory and cognitive capacity. (Interview did not play due to sound quality.)8:13 Alice speaks to Azadah Raz Mohammad from The University of Melbourne, following the article in The Conversation "As the Taliban returns, 20 years of progress for women looks set to disappear overnight" (co-authored with Jenna Sapiano). Azadah takes us deeper into the subject of the future for women and girls in Afghanistan.
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Elsternwick community campaign creates wetland nature reserve, Long Covid Support Group UK, health barriers for migrant and refugee women, youth theatre retells classic fairytale in La Mama's The Mermaid

 7.00am Acknowledgement of Country7.01am Covid update7.05am Claudia talks to Natalie Davey from the Elsternwick Park Association and local advocate Marcus Gwynne about the successful community campaign to transform a disused Elsternwick golf course into a wetland nature reserve, the regeneration of endangered species and the work of volunteers. 7.20am  Marcus Gwynne and Natalie Davey continue with the story of the community backed Elsternwick nature reserve, sharing information about the array of wildlife that will inhabit the environment and the role of volunteers in maintaining the space.https://www.elsternwickpark.org7.36am Alice speaks with Claire Hastie from the Long Covid Support Group UK about research into long Covid and the road forward.7.56am Ella speaks with Maria Hach, a senior policy and advocacy officer with Multicultural Centre for Women's Health, about the barriers facing refugeee and migrant women accessing health services.8.14am Claudia speaks with Theo Boltman, a young performer in La Mama Theatre's The Mermaid. The production is a contemporary retelling of Hans Christian Anderson's fairytale The Little Mermaid and is on the VCE playlist.
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Protect Ningaloo fights industrial dumping near Ningaloo Reef, Homelessness Week and Geelong Housing Action Group rally, Digital Health Technology Agency, The Geelong Project works to prevent homelessness among Geelong's youth

7.00am  Acknowledgement of Country 7.15am  Claudia speaks with conservationist Paul Gamblin, director of Protect Ningaloo, a grassroots organisation fighting to protect the World Heritage listed Ningaloo Reef from industrial development, in particular the proposal by Woodside Petroleum to dump a 2.5 tonne structure containing toxic waste near the marine area. Why Exmouth Gulf wasn’t included in Ningaloo’s World Heritage listing ( 7.30am  Claudia speaks with Geelong Housing Action Group organiser Angela Carr about Homelessness Week and the group’s speak out/rally taking place this Saturday 7th August @ 1pm in Little Malop street, Geelong. or at risk of homelessness, call Lifeline 13111324-hr government crisis line 1800 825 955Escaping family violence 1800 015 188 or Respect 1800 825 955 7.50am  Ella speaks with Amanda Cattermole, CEO of the Australian Digital Health Agency, a Commonwealth government authority promoting the innovative use of digital health services for consumers and health providers. 8.10am  Claudia speaks with The Geelong Project manager Colleen Cartwright. The Geelong Project is a place-based outreach programme aiming to prevent homelessness among Geelong’s youth through early identification of at-risk students and collaborative support strategies. The model has been adopted internationally and in other Australian regions. For help contact: Lifeline 131113Kidsline 1800 55 1800Headspace Music Yadu - Lady Lash Jive Baby on a Saturday Night – The Jellies Soleil Soliel – Ahmed Fakroun Camino Del Sol - Antena 
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Apologies - there was no Wednesday Breakfast programme this morning.

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Call for Victorian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner, impact of scams on CALD, Indigenous and disability communities, rally against NAB oil and gas lending policy, Thrive Festival celebrates artists with disability

7.00 am                Acknowledgement of Country 7.08 am                Claudia speaks with George Selvanera, Acting CEO of the Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service, about the call for a Victorian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner to review the implementation of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody recommendations. 7.24 am                Ella speaks with the Delia Rickard from the ACCC about the impact of scams on culturally and linguistically diverse communities following the release of an annual Scamwatch report titled “Targeting Scams”. 7.40 am                Alice speaks to Lavanya from about the community rally outside NAB HQ in Docklands.  As NAB prepares its oil and gas lending policy for public release, community members will protest! 8:04 am                Alice speaks with Sarah Houbalt about the Thrive Festival, a community festival celebrating deaf and disabled artists on Saturday 24 July. Music Yadu - Lady Lash Right Down Here – Asha Puthli Around Here – Thelma Plum Thursday Island – Black Paradise Jive Bay on a Saturday Night – The Jellies Only lived Once – James (Beyond the Bars 2015) Rap and beats by Johnnie Mac – Rowe (Beyond the Bars 2021)     
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National Sorry Day, Rising Festival, Oceana Gold environmental abuses in Phillipines, Congress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses and Midwives, birthing on Country and closing the health gap, Wednesday Breakfast 26/5/21

7.00am Acknowledgement of Country 7.05am Update on new Covid-19 safety restrictions in Victoria, acknowledgement of National Sorry Day. 7.12am Reconciliation Week discussion and events roundup. 7.22am Claudia speaks with Professor Roianne West, CEO of the Congress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses and Midwives about the barriers to achieving equity in health outcomes for First Nations people, birthing on Country, and the importance of education around cultural safety. 7.50am Eiddwen talks to Andrew Morrison from the Philippines Australian Solidarity Association (PASA) about the alleged human rights and environmental abuses of Australian-Canadian mining company Oceana Gold at the Dipido Gold and copper mine in the Philippines northern Luzon province. (Part 1 Interview) 8.03am Gideon Obarzanek, co-director of the Rising Festival, joins the show to tell us about the events and art installations taking over the city May 26-June 6. 8.14am Eiddwen continues her discussion with  Andrew Morrison from the Philippines Australian Solidarity Association (PASA) about the alleged human rights and environmental abuses of Australian-Canadian mining company Oceana Gold at the Dipido Gold and copper mine in the Philippines northern Luzon province. (Part 2 Interview) Music Took the Children Away - Archie RoachBetter in Blak - Thelma Plum Better Things - Kee'ahnMiss Shiney - Kaiit         
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Victorian Law Week, Federal Budget, Council for Single Mothers and their Children, Palestine, Telstra fine

 7. 00 am          Acknowledgement of Country 7.05 am           Discussion of Victorian Law Week events including the Support for Women Leaving Prison event, rundown of guests and programme. am           Anne and Kev from the SUWA show discuss the 2021 Federal Budget with economist Professor Bill Mitchell. am           Jenny Davidson - CEO of the Council for Single Mothers and their Children – joins us to discuss the impact of the Federal Budget on this diverse group of parents. For help and resources go to 8.00 am           Alice speaks to Rawan Arraf - principal lawyer and director of the Australian Centre for international Justice - aboutthe Humans Right Watch report regarding Israel's crimes against humanity and the Australian government response. Free Palestine Rally Saturday 22nd May 1pm at The State Library 8.15 am           Ella speaks with Consumer Law Centre Senior Policy Officer Brigette Rose about the dodgy sales practices of Australia’s telco companies. She discusses the recent fining of Telstra for the misconduct regarding Indigenous customers.  Music Thelma Plum                              Better in Blak Keeh'an                                      Better Things Adalita                                        Lonesome Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds       There she goes, my beautiful world
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Yatra Foundation, COVID crisis in India, Sunbury against Toxic Soil, Tamil Refugee Rally, and the New International Bookshop

7:00 Acknowledgement of Country 7:10 Dr Ravi Savarirayan is the co-founder of Yatra Foundation Australia. He talks about the impact of Covid-19 and the Indian second wave on three rural schools supported by the Foundation and the fundraising appeal to continue their work to change lives through education. 7:30 Chris O'Neil from "Sunbury against toxic soil" joins the show to talk about the battle against toxic soil being dumped in the Bulla tip. 7:45 Dr Nisha Khot an Indian doctor in Australia talking about the COVID-19 crisis in India and Australia's response.  8:00 Dr Sathya Thavendran, MC for the May 16th Tamil Refugee Rally speaks about historical and contemporary issues facing Tamil people and their demands for action. 8:15 Maddie Gourlay, The New International Bookshop Coordinator, tells us about their book club and other upcoming events. Thelma Plum- Better In BlackKee’ahn- Better Things                     Lisa Mitchell- Coin LaundryLeah Flanagan- September SongDRMNGNOW- Survive
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Hurricane Season, May Day Film, La Mama theatre: Ngarngk: Giver of Life, and 2020 Respect@Work report

7:00 - Paddy gives up the news headlines.  7:15 - Fernanda Melchor is the author of the powerful English-language novel Hurricane Season which was shortlisted for the 2020 International Booker Prize.The book deals with the issue of femicide in Mexico and the complexity ofunwanted teen pregnancy. Fernanda was part of a conversation on translated literature hosted by the Wheeler Centre in 2020. The discussion was led by Roanna Gonsalves who introduces the segment. 7:45 - May Day broadcast best film recommendations.  8:00 - Alice speaks with writer, director and producer NazAree Dickerson, on her upcoming show at La Mama theatre: Ngarngk: Giver of Life as part of the Yiramboi First Nations Festival. Ngarngk–meaning ‘mother’–puts women at the front in a powerful fight for culture and kin. 8:15 - Eiddwen is joined by Dr Jacoba Brasch from the Law Council discussing the 2020 Respect@Work report and the Federal Government recent announcement of its broad support for the 55 recommendations of the report. This interview  discusses sexual harassment in the workplace
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May Day, 'unskilled labour' myth, Tomorrow Movement youth collective, Anzac Day and invisibility of women's experiences in Australian war narrative

7:05       Len Cooper from the Trades Hall May Day Organising Committee joins the show to talk about May Day and the events celebrating workers. 7:14       Eiddwen Jeffery talks with Desiree Cai from the Tomorrow Movement, a youth collective focused on climate & economic justice for young people 7:45     Ella Tooms talks with Lizzie O’Shea about the myth of ‘unskilled labour’ and the value, or lack thereof, that society places on people who do this work. Lizzie is a human rights lawyer, writer, and broadcaster. She is a founder and the chair of Digital Rights Watch, and author of the book Future Histories. 7:56      Claudia Craig talks with former Women’s Royal Australian Air Force (WRAAF) servicewoman Margaret Campbell about Anzac Day and the silences of war. Margaret served as a signals telephonist at Point Cook Airbase during the 1950s and writes poetry and young adult fiction reflecting the invisibility of women’s experiences from the narration of war. 8:20      3CR Anarchist World This Week host Joe Toscano joins Paddy Dobson to give an anarchist perspective on May Day. Music I Smell Trouble                   Paul Kelly Lonely                                   Mia Dyson Better Things                     Kee’ahn Aralia                                    Leah Flanagan Know Your Rights             The Clash    
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Wednesday Breakfast from 21 April 2021

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Wednesday Breakfast from 14 April

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Right to protest, A fight for survival exhibition, singer Monica Jasmine Karo & comedian Bec Charlwood

WEDNESDAY 24/03/20217:00 Acknowledgement of Country 7:05 We revisit a conversation from Done by Law, Erin and Dylan discuss the impact of the COVID 19 restrictions on our right to protest, specifically in Melbourne. 7:40 Ella speaks with Dr Clare Land about A Fight for Survival, an exhibition which looks at the history of the grassroots fight to save Northland Secondary College after the state government closed it in 1992. Clare is co author of decolonising solidarity and a former 3CR presenter.  8:00 Claudia speaks with Gunai/Gunditjmara singer- songwriter, spoken word artist, actor and emerging playwright Monica Jasmine Karo about her role performing in Gareeal at the Yaluk-ut Weelum Gnargee Festival. Songs 8:15 Alice speaks with Bec Charlwood about her career in comedy, life as a comedian in 2020, and her comedy show at the Melbourne Comedy Festival Dirty Girl. SONGSHow much does your love cost - Thema PlumSurvive - DRMNGNOW Bluebird - TJ PatrickWurk wurk - Monica Jasmine KaroAll I can see - Amarillo 
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Ascolta Women, Women March 4 Justice, Refugee Action Collective rally and Greg Larson's new comedy act

 7am              Acknowledgement of Country7.12am         Claudia speaks with Dr Maria Parlotta-Chiaroli and Dr Vivian Gerrand of Ascolta Women about their recently published writing collection "Stories from the Inside". Ascolta Women is a group of multigenerational Italian Australian and Italian affiliated women of richly diverse identities and experiences whose writings are informed by politics, identity, and  the Covid pandemic. The interview is presented in two parts along with readings by two of the contributors, Luci Calipari Marcuzzo and Maria Pallotta Chiaroli."Stories from the Inside" is available for purchase at [email protected] for $20 and proceeds will be donated to charity. 7.45am            Ella presents audio from former 3CR presenter Judith Peppard. Judith spoke to 3CR live from the Women March 4 Justice march in Canberra on Monday 15 March 2021. 8 am                Paddy speaks with David Glanz from the Refugee Action Collective about a rally in support of Chris Breen, who is facing a charge of incitement. 8.15am            Alice speaks with comedian Greg Larson about his forthcoming show "This might not be hell" at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and his experience of being on the dole. Music Joni Mitchell - Big Yellow TaxiLeah Flanaghan - September SongZac Sharp - Dreamin' NowNia Songbird - All Sisters Unite   
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Australia's first female roadie, contemporary stories of the stolen generation, Royal Commission into Victoria's mental health system

 Paddy revisits the career of Australia's first female roadie Tana Douglas. Tana discusses her memoir Loud and the impact of Covid on the music industry.At 8.15 Claudia speaks to Dr John Serry, psychiatrist member of the Victorian Mental Health Tribunal, about the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Victoria's mental health system following release of the Commission's final report.
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2020 Edward Said Lecture and Bruce Pascoe

Melissa Parke delivers the 2020 Edward Said LectureBruce Pascoe spoke with and Kaye and Carly from Beyond Zero Emissions
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Robodebt fallout and conversations from the station

25th November 2020 [0:00:00] Hello & Welcomes [0:10:00] Alternative News - Report on how changing fire patterns are threatening species with extinction and what needs to be done  - available here. - 2017 infographic relating to youth crime from the Youth Affairs Council Victoria[0:22:20] Coded bias - excerpt from conversation  Yeah Nah Parasan with  hosts Cam and Andy speaking with Shalini Kantayya,  the director of Coded Bias (currently screening at MIFF about facial recognition, machine learning & the dangers of letting the not-so-great past inform the algorithmic decisions of our shiny new future. Full conversation available here. You can tune into Yeah Nah Pasaran! Thursdays from 4:30pm on 3CR PASARAN   [0:39:30] Robodebt – the automated debt recovery program introduced mid-2016 that accused thousands of individuals of government debts that they didn’t owe.   the programme has become the poster boy of government controversy and incompetence with the programme causing significant trauma and hardship. This year criticism of ROBOdebt has culminated in a class action, led by Gordon Legal.   We talk to Senior Policy Advisor, Charmaine Crowe from the Australian Council of Social Services to tell us the outcome of the case and what needs to be done next.To follow this story:[1:00:00] Tram Thoughts - we discuss murals, their significance, and power for change and community building. [1:15:20] Excerpt from 3CR broadcaster Judith Peppard’s "Revovling Door Stories",  a collection of interviews exploring the connections between government and MNCs within Australia. Part 2 to be played next week.
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A military approach to the Climate Crisis and Win for Victorian Aboriginal Legal Services.

 [00:00:00] Hello & Welcome  - NAIDOC week [00:09:20] A conversation with Dr Sue Wareham from the Medical Association for Prevention of War (MAPW) discussing the  Defence Legislation Amendment (Enhancement of Defence Force Response to Emergencies) Bill 2020 currently before the Senate. Sue discusses concerns around the bill  and the growing tendency of the Federal Government to respond to emergencies such as climate change with militarised force. To read criticisms of the bill press here. To read the senate report on the Bill press here. [00:26:20] Conversations from Black Block with Viv Malo and Meriki Onus who interview Greens Federal Senator Lidia Thorpe on her introduction to parliament and her programme for change. Tune into the Black Block every Monday from 11am on 3CR[00:46:00] Conversations with Cheryl Axleby, the co-chair of the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Service (NATSILS), discussing the new Close the Gap Targets.  [01:00:03] Interview with Siobhan Doyle from the Victorian Aboriginal Legal Services discussing recent findings handed down by the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) which  show that funeral service Youpla Pty Ltd, misrepresented itself as an Aboriginal owned and controlled, not-for-profit, community organisation serving the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community and was highly deceptive damaging to its clients. We discuss the significance of these findings and the practise of corporations preying on community.[1:18:10] NAIDOC week content including the video Always Was, Always Will be by DockerTV.Songs Harvest of Gold Golding Homecoming Queen Thelma Plum Drowning Mieesha Ancestors DRMNGNOW - ft Kee'ahn Prod. River Boy
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Art, Bicycles and the predatory business model of MNCs

[00:00:00] Hellos & Welcome[00:10:00] Alternative News [00:16:00] We talk to Dr Patricia Ranald, University of Sydney and Convener, Australian Fair Trade and Investment Network regarding her recent article ‘Another Australian miner sues another poor country, this time Barrick’s Porgera in PNG’ discussing the increasing practise of Multi-national corporations in suing developing countries for perceived losses under Investor-State Dispute Settlement clauses often included in Free Trade Agreements. The discussion is split into two parts, firstly what is going on in Papua New Guinea and secondly, Investor-State Dispute Settlement cases broader impact on world trade.[0:48:00] We speak with Angela Hesson & Meg Slater, two of the five curators of the upcoming exhibit NGV QUEER. Featuring over 300 artworks within the existing NGV collection, NGV Queer will explore queer concepts as well reveal the queer stories that are often hidden within artworks. We discuss how queer culture is expressed through art as well as how it varies with time and place. We also discuss how the curation process has highlighted missing narratives and gaps within the NGV collection, bringing forth discussions of how art has historically been acquired and collected.[1:11:47] Tram Thoughts – this week we discuss bikes and bike policy in Australia. What is our current policy around bike infrastructure, are we doing enough? We muse over a few post-COVID opportunities to increase our bike usage.
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A slow recovery, Equal Pay & Slang

[0:00] Hellos and welcomes. [8:00] Alternative News. Find out more about the Defence Legislation Amendment (Enhancement of Defence Force Response to Emergencies) Bill 2020 here.[21:20] Interview with Kerri Warren from the Mallacoota District Recovery Association. Kerri is an elected member of the association charged with community recovery for Mallacoota in wake of the bushfires. We discuss the official and unofficial recovery process. For any listeners who find this distressing please head to ozhelp.[39:50] Tram thoughts where Rob leads a discussion around slang - its uses, complexity and significance  in contributing to culture. [57:00] Equal Pay Day COVID19 panel discussion held at Victoria Trads Hall by co-Leads of the Women's Team, Jodi Peskett and Pia Cerveri. To find out more press here. [1:23:00] Call out for Djab Wurrung Tree Embassy, who this week have been forced by police to evict camp. As of Monday protesters have been arrested and moved on by police and a Directions tree has been cut down. To find out how you can support head here. Audio from Camp used in the show can be found here. Songs Just a Moment - Cacartu Bad Attitude - Truckstop HoneymoonFreedom - Sampa the Great 
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International Bisexuality Day!

Rundown (featuring Eiddwen's beautiful new flower)[00:00:00] Hello’s and Intros [00:08:20] Alterative News led by Rob [00:18:10] In the 3CR Neighbourhood - James and Suzy Malhotra discuss her work at Living Positive Victoria, the peak body for People Living With HIV in Victoria, and her journey working with the Living with HIV Community.[00:45:15]  As today as the 23rd of September is international bisexuality day,  we caught up with  the amazing 3CR broadcaster Sally Goldner to discuss everything about the day and this year’s major conference  StandBI Us(link is external). [1:09:40] In a strange, strange tram thoughts this week - we discussed lawns, classism and what we should be doing with the front of our yards. Feat. many plants and communal land use vibes.  SongsThe Great Divide, Grids & DotsSixteen, Sarah GraingerBurnt Toast and Marmalade, AshaStill, Chris Lanzon
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Domestic Violence Practitioners innovating, poetry & Aboriginal Health

Hello & Acknowledgment [22:09] The Covid-19 Pandemic has exacerbated the scale and severity of domestic violence. To help us understand the shadow pandemic, we are joined by Naomi Pfitzner, Postdoctoral Research Fellow with the Monash Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre at Monash University. She discusses how support providers are innovating in service delivery and how governments can provide more effective support. [33:08] Following on from last week’s Tram Thought, we read and discuss three different poems. Poems featured:It Comes Unadorned – Toni MorrisonThe Guest HouseThose Winter Sundays, By Robert Hayden [1:05:44] Lesley the CEO of South West Aboriginal Medical Service – in Western Australia discussing  COVID19 and community response as well as the success of an Aboriginal-led health response.
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Win! Logging Pause in Central highlands

22 July 2020 Acknowledgement & Hellos As mentioned in the opening discussion, the Tomorrow movement, a group of young people fighting for a society with good jobs, great public services and a safe climate for all, will be hosting a welcome tonight at 5:30. You can register here. [0:10:00] Alternative News [0:22:00] City limits highlight - we jump in to a conversation from city limits last week where hosts Kevin and Meg are joined by memebers of the community group Friends of Public Housing to discuss incredible work of the community of public housing tenants and the ongoing political issues that they are facing. Meg and Kevin talk to Howard and  Dr Sam Lieblich, a Psychiatrist working with public housing tenants about life under lockdown and the past few weeks. [0:39:00] Tram Thoughts - A conversation around poetry and what makes it such a unique prose/ media form. Special thanks to the Penny Mint for the their collective poem 'These Times are Strange' which you can find the video for here.  [1:02:00]  Discussion around a fundraiser to raise awareness of current mining proposals for the Santos Narrabri Gas Project in the Pilliga and Shenhua Watermark Mine Project in the Liverpool Plains will cause irreversible damage to Country if they are approved. Fundraiser can be found here [1:08:00] Interview with Sue from the Friends of Kinglake Forest who were recently successful in achieving an interlocutory injunction which restricts VicForests' operations over the entire Central Highlands forest area. On the show Sue gives us the lastest updates and what this could mean for cases seeking to protect our beautiful forests.  Songs A Message to You Rudy - The Specials Europe Is Lost - Kate Tempest Hymn - IDLES 
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Public Housing, Eco-villages creations and Aboriginal health

[14:30] In light of the recent lockdowns in Melbourne’s public housing towers, David Kelly – a research fellow at the Centre for Urban Research, RMIT – explains the historical factors that have led to our current shortfall. He details the history of Melbourne’s policies, the successes in the past, and what directions we should take into the future.   [31:23] As a bit of a reprieve, Eiddwen and Rob world-build and imagine – what would their ideal eco-village look like? They discuss its environmental foundations, how the society could be governed and whether there are viable alternatives to trading with money.  [59:07] Following on from a conversation held by the Australian Institute looking into the Aboriginal-led health response to the coronavirus, we speak to Tracey chief executive officer of Derbarl Yerrigan Health Service in WA on to discuss COVID19 and success of community response. Australian institute link - Yerrigan - 
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Intersectional Identity, Astronomy & Community Health

[0:13:07] Andrew Farrell, Indigenous Early Career Academic Fellow in the Department for Indigenous Studies, Macquarie University, speaks to us about Indigenous queer intersectionality. They discuss how the academic field has evolved in recent years and the experiences of understanding intersectional identities.   [0:28:27] On this week’s Tram Thoughts we discuss the role of algorithms and how it nudges our every day lives. We delve into filter bubbles, phones that seemingly listen and the dangers of automating social services.  [0:58:15] Following on from a conversation held by the Australian Institute looking into the Aboriginal-led health response to the coronavirus, we speak to Tracey chief executive officer of Derbarl Yerrigan Health Service in WA on to discuss COVID19 and success of community response. Australian institute link - Yerrigan - [1:15:51] We listen to Krystal De Napoli, a Kamilaroi astrophysics student at Monash University, researching the ways in which the love for her culture and her passion for science intersect. She explains how stories on caring for landscape are embedded within indigenous astronomy and ensure these lessons are passed down for thousands of years.
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Ethnicity Filters, Taking Care of Carers and Returning Farhad's Art

 (0:00:00) Acknowledgement of Country.  (0:21:00) We chat to Bronwyn Carlson about the recent decision by online dating app Grindr to remove the ethnicity filter. This step was taken in light of the #BLM movement. We chat about indigenous and queer men on the app and how experiences vary on the online dating scene.   (0:40:00) Jack Heath, the CEO of SANE Australia joins us on the show to explain the new online resource they’ve created to provide greater info and support for carers of those with mental illnesses. It looks into what is needed to help and support carers while also acknowledging and making note of the importance of self-care.    (1:18:00) We speak to Farhad Bandesh, who came to Australia in 2013 to seek asylum. Farhad was recently moved from the Mantra Hotel in Preston to MITA, late at night and without his art materials and other personal belongings. The forced relocation took place just days after Farhad appeared on national television to raise questions about the safety of refugees and asylum-seekers in detention. Farhad explains how the government has ignored all requests at acquiring his much loved art supplies, as well as how art has helped him survive. 
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Court Win For Our Environment - What Now?

(0:00:00) Acknowledgement of Country. (0:20:00) At the beginning of this month of June, The Federal Court ruled that Vic Forests – a timber company owned by the Victorian government – breached environmental laws when they destroyed the habitat of the critically endangered Leadbeater’s possumas well as the vulnerable greater glider. Today we’ll be speaking to Alexia Wellbelove, Senior Campaign Manager of Humane Society International’s Campaign about the Leadbeater possum’s win and how we can expect theirs and other forest campaigns to continue on for further victories in court. (0:42:00) This week’s Tram Thought looks at the newly introduced plans for further education fees in Australia. We discuss whether the plans are a good or bad thing and what they say about the Australian government’s view on education. (0:59:00) We speak to Chris from Gecko to discuss recent halts in logging in the 7 different coupes across Victoria. We discuss the corruption of Vic Forests and the Andrews Government in destroying habitat.   Mentioned in the show:       Bowraville Murders Doco – crowd fund ShenHua mine Slater & Gordon class action Blakfulla Lives Matter – June 23rd  (Live stream available on Youtube under Dardi Munwurro)   WAR Bank DetailsMelbourne: BSB 313 140 / ACC 122 671 76Brisbane: BSB 633 000 / ACC 154 594 758 
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Sudan's Government and the Method of Joy: BLM

(0:00:00) Acknowledgement of Country. (0:17:00) After a long history of violence and injustice to the Sudanese people at the hands of the Al-Bashir government’s severe military rule and conflict, a new government has begun to establish itself. Today, PhD candidate for Middle Eastern Studies at Exeter University, Jihad Mashamoun joins us to discuss the new government, the current political struggles and how we can expect to see Sudan progress.  For more info, read Jihad’s article on the topic at   (0:41:00) Our Tram Thought this week dives deep into the world of music videos. We discuss what music videos mean to us and what they can provide for society.   (1:01:00) We listened to American academic, Javon Johnson, discuss Black Joy as a form of selfcare & resistance. Javon talks about the current movements surrounding Black Lives Matter.  Find out more via the link:  SongsChristine and the Queens - Comme si Lido Pimienta - Nada (feat. Li Saumet)Sampa The Great feat. Nicole Gumbe - Black Girl Magik Too Attached - Diversity
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Indigenous Businesses and Waterway Reform

(0:00:00) Acknowledgement of Country. (0:21:00) We speak to Virginia Marshall, an academic at ANU, about water management at the Murray Darling. We discuss the impact on indigenous communities both physically and culturally and the need for a reform, not just a revision of water management. Virginia also informs us how we can integrate indigenous knowledge into water management.  (0:45:00) Our Tram Thought for this week explores the theme of a ‘Low-Tech Future’. We discuss the possibilities of human innovation vs low-tech resources for our future.  (1:05:00) Rachael Sarra, artist, designer and activist from Goreng Goreng Country, joins us on the show. Rachael uses her artwork to educate and share Aboriginal culture and its evolution. She often does this by exploring themes of societies perceptions of what aboriginal art and identity is. We discuss indigenous businesses and the push to continue to bring awareness to indigenous hardships.  
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Arts Online, Community Initiatives and Nuclear Tension

(0:00:00) Acknowledgement of Country. (0:11:50) Joining us on the show again we have Ishita Chatterjee. We speak about the current impacts of COVID-19 on many communities within informal settlements in India. Ishita explains how many communities are working together to address challenges they are facing where the government cannot assist.   (0:25:00) Our Tram Thought revolves around the ideas of freedom of speech and controlled content online via social media. We discuss how and if we should control what goes on in the social media world.  (0:40:00) Alicia, the Policy and Research Coordinator at ICAN (International Campaign to Abolish Weapons) chats to us about the US government moving towards nuclear testing and what that means for global and domestic affairs.  (1:12:00) Pink Ember Studio is a queer run co-operative of artists in Coburg Melbourne who bring art and workshops to the community. Amidst the COVID-19, Pink Ember Studio shut its studio, but prevailed in continuing their work online. We spoke to the team about their new online workshop ‘Pink Ember’s Quarantine Club’ and how the arts community in Australia is coping during the pandemic.   
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Tree Sits, Tree Comps and Taking Clive To Court

(0:00:00) Acknowledgement of Country.(0:20:00) Earlier this month of May, VicForests refused to engage with the local community about plans to log in the Victorian Warburton area of Pat's Corner. Clearfell logging has begun logging in the area and as a result, many Warburton locals and forest fighters locked onto machinery and took part in tree sits. Today we speak to Alice Hardinge who is a part of Protect Warburton Ranges and the Forest Conservation Victoria team, as well as a tree sitter at Pat's Corner. (0:35:30) Eloise Dowd from the National Trust of Australia (Victorian Division) joins us on the show to speak about the Tree of the Year Competition. We discuss how the competition is a reflection of how we see our landscape, how it assists us to understand history and the process of shortlisting trees. (0:47:00) Today's Tram Thought centres around 'Anthems'. We discuss its definition, meaning, use and relevance in today's society and where we see anthems heading and evolving in the future.  (1:16:55) Mel, co-founder of the Youth Verdict coalition in Northern Queensland, joins us to chat about taking Clive Palmer and his proposed Waratah coal mine to court. Taking Clive Palmer to court has become possible in Queesland after the state recently passed a human rights act. This has allowed Youth Verdict to explain the breach of human rights via environmental and climate crisis catastrophies and impacts on health.  
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Heritage and National Priorities

(0:00:00) Acknowledgement of Country.(0:20:00) James Lesh, heritage and architecture historian, joins us on the show to chat about the passing of Jack Mundey, who was a prominent environmental activist and pioneer of conservation. We talk on Mundey's legacy and how heritage will shape into the future.  (0:41:00) Keeping with the theme, our Tram Thought this week revolves around all things heritage. We ask how heritage is relevant, its importance and its presence in Australia. (1:04:00) Chairperson at IPAN (Independent and Peaceful Australia Network) Annette Browlie and Director of MAPW (Medical Association of Prevention of War) Dr Sue Wareham join us to chat about the national statement calling on the government to stop investing in unjust US-led wars. IPAN and MAPW are calling for the government to instead invest in the health and safety of its own people as a priority.  
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Activism @ The Margins

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Benevolence and Housing Security

[0:00:00] Acknowledgement of Country.[0:16:00] Geoff Hanmer, architect and writer of construction history, comes on to chat about how we should be taking advantage of this time to think about social housing and how we should be encouraging local industry manufacturing. He also addresses the long term issue of lacking affordable housing and social housing in Australia. [0:33:00] This week's Tram Thought touches on the topic of fabrication of inclusivity and representation in Hollywood and all media franchises. Tune in to find out more![0:55:00] Julie Janson joins us to talk about her new book titled 'Benevolence'. The book, published this May, is a historical fiction based in NSW touching on early aboriginal accounts of colinisation is Australia. It shows the struggle between the brutal colonisation and the resistance of the indigenous. 
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Indigenous Communities Amid Crisis and Greater Parliamentary Oversight

[0:00:00] Acknowledgement of Country.[0:19:00] Nina Landsbury Hall, a researcher from the University of Queensland joins us to talk about how the COVID-19 crisis is impacting our indigenous communities in Queensland and Northern Territory. We discuss the impacts on the most remote communities in these regions and the already pre-existing issues of housing, health and hygiene that need to be addressed.[0:47:00] Our Tram Thought for this week centres around the theme of Nature's Vengance. We discuss how the current crisis is allowing nature to heal and rebirth and whether or not we can sustain this element in our environment in a post-covid world. We dive deep into the possibility of Virtual Reality environments. Listen to find out more![0:00:00] Member of the Reason Party, Fiona Patten, joined with crossbenchers last week to call on greater parliamentary oversight during state actions under COVID19. Whilst the party was not successful in getting the motion they wanted, they have settled on a compromise. Fiona fills us in on the developments of the crisis and how state government is set to operate over the next few months. Head to the link to find out more 
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Preventatives for Homelessness and Rethinking Informal Settlements

[0:00:00] Acknowledgement of Country. [0:29:00] We speak to Professor David Sanderson about the impacts of COVID-19 especially in informal settlements and communities in Africa and how these communities are preparing and dealing with the crisis. We also chat about how this crisis may re-shape how basic necessesaties are met in informal settlements.  [0:42:00] Joel Townsend from Legal Aid joins us to discuss the organisation's submission of recommendations to the current Victorian Homelessness Inquiry. The organisation's submission is a move toward a preventative technique rather than a crisis intervention set up.  To get involved, click on the link  [1:00:00] This week's Tram Thought involves a discussion on whether or not film photography has a place in our future. We talk the rise in film popularity in art forms and use among the youth and whether it is just a phase or making a comeback that sticks.  
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Festivals Turning Digital and The Current Skink Evolution

[0:00:00] Acknowledgement of Country. [0:25:00] Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the Emerging Writers Festival (EWF) is going digital. Ruby Rose, a coordinator at EWF, comes on the show to explain what to expect from the annual festival that brings together young and/or new writers to explore their creativity through a mix of media storytelling forms. The festival will run this June 16th-23rd. To find out more about EWF head to [0:40:00] This week's Tram Thought centres around Flower Language, the messenger system used in the Victorian Era to convery messages between lovers, haters or close friends. We discuss the way we convey our deepest emotions and desires in 2020, and whether we share similarities to the Flower Language in the way we communicate. [1:16:00] Charles from the University of Sydney joins us on the show to discuss how the tree-toed skink (Saiphos Equalis) may be in the process of transitioning from egg-laying to live birth. We chat about this cool moment in evolution which scientists are currently tracking. Charles explains how this process called dichotomy is possible, with the three-toed skink being one of the few animals that can produce young both ways. To check out more about Charles follow the link and to find out more about the evolutionary progress of the tree-toed skink head to 
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Window Scenes, Epidemic Response, TikTok! and Movements Through Music

[0:00:00] Acknowledgement of Country.[0:21:00] Architect and Urbanist from London, Silvana Taher joins us to speak about the COVID Windows instagram project. The blog encourages people to take a photo and post an image of their window while in isolation during this COVID period. We discuss the inspiration behind the idea and how our understanding of 'home' may alter in this period. [0:36:00] We speak to Bill Browne, a researcher at the Australian Institute regarding a petition which calls on the Australian government to implement an Epidemic Response Committee, to watch over the actions of the government in its response to COVID19. This body would help increase accountability for any mistakes or misdoings and has already been a highly effective tool in New Zealand for maintaining democracy during crisis.  Check out the link for more info and sign the petition at [0:45:00] Our Tram Thought for this week explores the brave, new world of TikTok, and whether it could democratise entertainment. We explore the new social media craze, authentic vs realist entertainment and how this new platform could create a whole new wave of entertainment in our society. [1:05:00] We now listen to Willie Brim, a Traditional Owner, Cultural Custodian, Bush Doctor and Songman of the Buluwai people of Kuranda in Far North Queensland. Willie spoke at the Activism at the Margins conference about his role in songwriting and activism within the Indigenous/ Civil Rights Movement as front man of the Mantaka band. For more information head to To make you smile :)  
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Joy, Lost in Translation and Fat Activism

 We have Javon Johnson, an American poet & thinker, discussing his most recent project 'A story of my mothers hands - Black Joy as a theory & model', in which he explores the construction and practice of joy as a form of resistance and celebration.  Our Tram Thought for this week is the topic of 'Lost In Translation'. We discuss the issue of translating art pieces, ideas and meaning from one language to another, and what gets lost when we do. A philosophical discussion, we chat about whether translation is ever truly possible and the benefits of it in academics and politics for our future.  Lauren Gurrieri maps the Fat Activism community to see how activists are banding together for support and expanding the movement -  including critiquing the representation of "fatness" in traditional media, the skinny ideal and creating alternative models of health, creating supportive networks and experimentation in fashion.  
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Sovereignty, Self care and the practise of Aqwir

Hello! Quick message from the Wednesday Breakfast Team: whilst we have the current health panedmic going on we will be altering how we make/produce our show . But! We will still be on air, albeit a little more creatively than usual. Whilst we are figuring out what our show is looking like, this week we took the time to listen back to some speeches that I collected earlier in Feburary at the "Activism at the Margins conference" held in Melbourne Wednesday 25th of March Our first speaker is Jim Everett, Puralia Meenamatta  – a plangermairreenner man, Turbuna-Meenamatta, Tasmania. Puralia is a poet playwright, and writer. In this speech, ‘Australia’s Awakening: Imagining a New World A history of the Aboriginal Struggle’, he explores Australia’s claim to Sovereignty over unceded lands and the ludicrousness of citizenship in colonial Australia, as well as his own journey as a storyteller.  Our second speaker is Scheherazade Bloul and Achraf El Idrissi discussing the practise of Aqwir, a traditional organisational method recently used in Morroco’s summer resistance, the #HirakRif Resistance. Scheherazade and Achraf discuss the signifcance of Aqwir as a direct Indigenous response to the shutdown of freedoms occurring across the country, and way to meet and organise both offline and on. Finally, we have an exerpt from South African development worker,social commentator and writer, Malebo Sephodi  who discusses the need for self care as a tool of liberation. Whilst focused to Malebo's own story, it is a timely reminder of the need for self care as forms of presevation and health in times of crisis. This audio is external to the conference and from Malebo's TED talk, accessible here. 
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Biophilia, PACER, Tarkine Defence and Peace Deals

[0:00:00] Acknowledgement of Country.[0:33:00] Professor Billie Giles-Corti from RMIT University, who is also director of the Urban Futures Enabling Capability platform, joins us in discussion about how city and urban design influences our wellbeing. We chat about the Biophilia Hypothesis (BET) which suggests that humans possess an innate tendency to seek connections with nature and other forms of life. [0:49:00] Scott Jordan from the Bob Brown Foundation joins us for an update on the Tarkine Region in Tasmania.Tarkine Defenders continue to stand strong against logging and timber mill companies in the Tarkine. [1:03:00] We discuss the PACER agreement, a free trade agreement made between Australia and some of its closest neighbours, with Dr Patricia Ranald, convenor at the Australian Fair Trade and Investment Network. Completed in 2017, the PACER agreement has only been signed by 2 out of the 14 states - and major neighbour economies such as the PNG, refuse to sign. We discuss the critiques and logistics behind the agreement. Head to the link for more information[1:18:00] Doctor Niamatullah Ibrahimi from La Trobe University speaks to us about U.S. plans to retreat from Afghanistan and the negotiations and peace deals taking place between the Taliban, U.S. and Afghanistan Government to facilitate this.  
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Women!, Gliders and All You Lady Mucks

***WARNING*** some expletives included in this show [0:00:00] Acknowledgement of Country.[0:33:00] We speak to Chris Breen from the Refugee Council of Australia about the detention of medi-evacuated asylum seekers at the Mantra Hotel in Collingwood. We discuss the event held on the 29th February for refugees currently detained in the Mantra and the breach of human rights occurring from the Mantra to the Manus all across Australia. Upcoming Refugee Events:April 5th - Palm Sunday Rally Melbourne April 25th - From Manus To Mantra - Let Them Out Let Them Stay Follow the link for more info: [0:50:00] On Tram Thoughts, we discuss Feminist Policy in our cities and how we can think and look into new ideas for including women in the community. We touch on topics of apps to report sexual harassment, safe spaces at clubs and gigs, free sanitary items in schools, centres and pharmacies and an idea from Finland with giving men and women equal maternity leave. [1:06:00] Chris Schuringa joins us to talk about her organisation’s fight to protect the Victorian Greater Gliders, after the threat of the recent bushfires and continual logging in the Gliders natural habitats. We get an update on the injunction for the protection of the Central Highlands from logging and Wildlife of the Central Highlands (WOTCH) working with Environmental Justice Australia to cease logging in Victoria. Head to the link to help the cause [1:16:00] Performer Candy Bowers comes on to talk about her new show ‘King Shit & Lady Muck for Hollywood’. We chat all things about the inspiration behind the show and the very satirical ode towards colonialism.  The show premieres on Saturday 14th March 2020 7:00 PM and Saturday 14th March 2020 9:00 PM at Hares and Hyenas in Fitzroy. For tickets head to 
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Geoengineering, Presidential Visits and Parkour

[0:00:00] Acknowledgement of Country.[0:19:00] Yarra BUG Radio speaks with Simon Howe from Bicycle Users Geelong, about council plans to eradicate the newly established bike paths in Geelong.[0:29:00] Luke Taylor, the Director of the Breakthrough National Centre for Climate Restoration, speaks to us about geoengineering and its place in our future. We discuss the ethics and dilemmas surrounding large scale atmospheric interventions to tackle the climate crisis. [0:46:00] Rob leads us in the first episode of our new segment Tram Thoughts. This week our tram thought is the privatisation of public spaces. We discuss the history, meaning and evolution of public spaces with themes of Mallification, POPs (privately owned public spaces) and Pseudo Public Spaces. [0:59:00] We speak to Jessica Morrison from the Australian Palestinian Advocacy Network (APAN) about the recent visit from the Israeli President to Australia and the breaches Australia is making against the International Criminal Court (ICC) in doing so. We discuss the future of Australia’s support and how exactly the community can help the Palestinian cause. To show your support head to Free Palestine Melbourne on Facebook and become a member at [1:04:00] Kel from Melbourne in Motion joins us to discuss Parkour, or more specifically, female and non binary Parkour groups. We discuss making space in a male dominated sport and the benefits of taking part in Parkour. Click on the link to get involved  
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Housing and Ecological Crisis, An Insult the Bushfire Hit Communities and Julian Assange

[0:00:00] Acknowledgement of Country.[0:11:00] Music Sans Frontieres (MSF) speaks with Luísa Sobral, a Portugese singer and songwriter. They chat about her influences and the inspiration behind her work.[0:29:00] Urbanist and Senior Research Tutor at the Royal College of Art, Dr. Tarsha Finney, comes onto the show to speak about alternative housing in the community. Dr Finney gives insight into how housing can help address the ecological crisis. Follow the link for more information [0:44:00] The Morrison Government is set to give an $11 million upgrade to the ageing Vales Point coal-fired power station. The Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF) has come out to critique the Morrison Government's decision to go ahead with funding this upgrade, calling it an insult to bushfire hit communities. We speak to Suzanne Harter from ACF about the Morrison Government's decision and her opinions on the proposed Climate Change Act Bill by MP Zali Steggall and metallurgical coal. To support the Climate Act Now petition, click on the link  [1:04:00] Andrew Bartlett, Former Queensland Senator from the Brisbane Assange Action Queensland group, joins us to discuss the movement to release Julian Assange, who was extradited to court in London this week. Andrew joined others at the British Consulate in Brisbane this past Monday the 24th to protest for Assange to be brought back to Australia. We chat about all the recent details of the case and how it's created an international movement to push governments to respect free press, protection of journalists and whistleblowers.If the Alternative News caught your fancy: Music:Chills - Leah FlanaganSave - Benny WalkerLove is Unfair - The Hondas When I grow Up - Fever Ray
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The Great Australian Play, Government Bills, Extended Migrant Travel Ban and ACRAWSA

[0:07:00] We listen to a recording from 3CR Music Matters, on the wonderfully talented musician, Ruby Soho.[0:28:00] Kim Ho joins us to talk about his upcoming play, The Great Australian Play. The play explores themes of colonial Australian mythology and the connecton Australia has to the land. The Great Australian Play will be shown at Theatre Works in St Kilda from the 19th- 29th February. Check out the link for details [0:46:00] Proposed amendments made by the Labour Government for the Local Government Bill have now been passed. The prior bill provided a contemporary legislative framework for local government in Victoria to enhance democracy, transparency and responsiveness to community and state. We chat to Jane Morten from the Darebin Council Climate Action Now group about criticisms of these amendments. [1:00:00] Matt Kunkel, Director of the Migrant Worker Centre, speaks to us about the extended migrant travel ban by the Morrison Government and the implications it is causing for individuals and the community during the 2020 Corona Virus outbreak. [1:12:00] The Australian Critical Race and Whiteness Studies Association (ACRAWSA) held their Annual Conference in early February. The conference gave a platform for likeminded scholars to share their research, thoughts and ideas on critical race and whiteness studies. We speak to Tess from ACRAWSA about the conference and how we can take the research, and build it into our society. Visit the website for more details  
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Disaster recovery payments, Indigenous astronomy & ecocide in Ecuador

Wednesday 12th of February  [0:00:00] Acknowledgement of Country [0:13:45] Over the Wall discuss with the National Social Security Rights network on how those affected by this season’s bushfires can access government payment and social services. They discuss and clarify how affected individuals can ensure they claim disaster recovery payments.  [0:30:59] We listen to Krystal De Napoli, a Kamilaroi astrophysics student at Monash University, researching the ways in which the love for her culture and her passion for science intersect. She explains how stories on caring for landscape are embedded within indigenous astronomy and ensure these lessons are passed down for thousands of years. [1:01:44] We hear from Rebekah Hayden, from the Rainforest Action Group, on SolGold and its presence in Ecuador. She explores the topics of ecocide and colonisation on first nations people’s land. She speaks about the communities uprising across Ecuador as these companies enter this land without consent. MusicAbove the rain by Jamie HutchingsJohnny Joe by SainthillStargrazer by Marmo CurzonApologise by Emu Feathers
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What we can learn from India, the youth justice system lacking, logging commences in the Tarkine & the ICRR

Wednesday 5th of February  [0:15:00] We listen to Kamahi Djordan King who is an artist, performer, writer and creator of the personality, Constantina Bush. They speak about LGBTIQ+ issues and the Northern Terrio. Please know that this recording does make reference to sexual abuse. Lifeline is available on 13 11 14.[0:30:00] Mittul Vahanvati comes on to the show to speak about disaster resilience and what we can learn from India's experience with rebuilding after disasters. Mittul makes it clear that Australia needs a marriage between government leadership and innovation. This must be done by grassroots community organisations to produce a well-planned recovery program that helps us achieve a resilient future.[0:45:00] We speak to Professor Kinner about new findings in research papers from the University of Melbourne, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI) and University of Sheffield in the UK. The research papers show that action is needed to improve poor health and disadvantage in the youth justice system. We discuss exactly how marginalised children end up discriminated and in the youth justice system, with an emphasis on the need for greater health and equality. [1:00:00] Scott Jordan from the Bob Brown Foundation comes on to give an update on the Tarkine. As Sustainable Timbers Tasmania begins to log the Tarkine, environmental defenders are standing ground in the Que River area. The campaign by the Bob Brown Foundation has been defending the area since 2017, and continues to camp at Sumac Ridge while defending against logging. [1:15:00] Clive Freeman from The Indigenous Crisis Response and Recovery (ICRR) organisation joins us to chat about the aid needed for communities with the 2020 bushfire crisis. The ICRR is an organisation that responds to the crisis needs of indigenous people Australia wide. We speak to Clive about the organisation's work and goals to aid on the ground needs. 
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Alleviating poverty, Zines! Greater Gliders & Democracy in Colour

Wednesday 29th of Janurary First show back for 2020! [0:15:00] We listen to the speeches from the Invasion Day rally in Melbourne on Sunday 26th (of January), alongside some vox-pops around the day. This year, a large campaign was ‘Pay the Rent’ acknowledging that lands were never given, sovereignty was never ceded and with that, there remains an outstanding and ongoing cost due to First Nations community. The image above contains a collection of groups that audiences can donate to, helping pay the rent for the ongoing use and settlement of these lands.For live coverage of the event click here. [0:30:00] Rob has Adelide in to discuss her work with ygap, an international non-for-profit organisation that focus on alleviating poverty through the backing of community initiatives and leaders. Yygap seeks to facilitate local leaders in their solutions towards systemic and structural poverty. By prioritising local led change ygap seeks to create more long term, sustainable change.[0:45:00] Luke from the Sticky Institute to discuss the upcoming Zine Fair, The Festival of the Photocopier running  on the 8 – 9th of February from 12 – 5pm at the Meat Market in North Melbourne. Luke defines zines as ‘independent publications, often photocopied, made by individual small groups with  no advertising, made for love not for profit and can break one or all those rules ’, with over 400 makers at this years festival it is going to be a wonderful collection of beauty and mayhem![1:00:00] Chris Schuringa from Goongerah Environment Centre (GECO) joins us to talk about their organisations fight to protect the Victorian Greater Gliders, after the threat of the recent bushfires and continual logging in Gliders natural habitats. GECO is petitioning the state government to re-model their action statement for Gliders in Victoria.[1:15:00] Amelie rings in from Democracy in Colour a movement of people of colour and allies working together to tackle structural racism. Through their campaigns Democracy in Colour hold political, cultural and corporate leaders to account for the things they say and do on race; and strengthen the political voice of people of colour.SongsEarth Song Rika Better in Blak Thelma Plum My Child North Tanami BandHuman Behaviour Rdical Son Skin Name Wampana Band Love is going to lead us Laura Jean
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Off the Press – Protest in 2019

warning - this episode does contain explicit langauge Off the Press – episode 1 Protest in 2019 A 101 introduction and exploration of the power of protest, drawing in examples from this year, and discussing why/ how people protest.[0:06:00] Introductions. Off the Press is a summer special programme exploring current affairs from a youth perspective. Each week we choose a different issue and dig a little deeper.  [0:14:00] Kicking off our discussion of international protest we have Valentina who is a Chilean born activist currently living in Narrm/Melbourne. Valentina shares her breakdown of the protests currently occurring in Chile, with a special focus on women’s leadership in the movement. Valentina discusses the spirt of protest and civil disobedience that is spreading throughout Latin America and the World. Valentina explores the idea of protest in Australia and where we need to go next.[1:00:00] Through our discussion around IMARC and Extinction Rebellion protests this year we are joined by Ailish a journalist with Farrago magazine. Ailish was on the scene for the IMARC protests and discusses the atrocious treatment of journalists by police and Australia’s growing shut down on the freedom of the press.[1:25:00] We conclude the episode with a discussion of protest – the good, the bad and the ugly Featured SongsBetter in black Thelma PlumPolice State Pussy Riot Bills GrandsonBeds are Burning Midnight Oil
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Toys for asylum seeker kids, climate change and how indigenous knowledge has solutions

Hosted by Rob, Jess and Lois [segment times in brackets][7:05] Alternative news: updates on Australian bushfires and new research into sustainable responses to natural disasters.[7:20] Vivien Langford of 3CR's Beyond Zero Emissions speaks with community members from the island of Kiribas about how they're preparing for climate change. Vivien chats to a range of locals from school teachers to climate activists who participated in a six-week leadership course. Hear how community activists are hopeful and resilient in the face of a changing climate. [7:30] Interview with founder of the Refugee and Asylum Seeker Toy Drive, Christopher Stenton, about the charity that aims to give a toy to every asylum seeker child living in Australia this year. Since its humble beginnings in 2015, the Toy Drive has grown and grown with volunteers now working across different states to help bring joy to children in need. Christopher describes the many ways individuals, workplaces and companies can get involved. [7:45] Activist and co-founder of the youth climate movement Zero Hour, Jamie Margolin, speaks about the state of the environment. Jamie denounces Western colonialism, describing how early colonialist values have evolved into the post-industrial, capitalist system of today. Jamie looks at how different systems of oppression - from social inequalities, to racism and gender inequality - must be taken into account when addressing the impacts of climate change. [8:00] Research director at the Breakthrough National Centre for Climate Restoration and co-author of Climate Code Red, David Spratt, discusses how climate change could lead to the breakdown of civil society. David looks at how food insecurity has caused civil unrest, referencing the Arab Spring as a response to rising wheat prices in Egypt. David explains how these situations are likely to be more frequent without serious government and industry reform. [8:15] Cultural Survival presenter, Shaldon Ferris from Indigenous Rights Radio explores how indigenous knowledge is currently informing solutions to climate change. Shaldon speaks with Elizabeth Azzuz of Northern California's Yurok people about the use of planned burns in wildfire management. Shaldon then speaks with Jannie Staffansson of the Saami community about her work with the Arctic and Environment Unit of the Saami Council. Songs: Do Leme Ao Pontal by Tim Maia, Chasing Stars by Alice Ivy and I've Lied by Archie Roach.
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#WakeupInstagram, advocating for LGBTIQ+ and disability communities and new art explores the gig economy

Hosted by Rob, Jess and Lois [segment times in brackets][7:05] Alternative news: COP25 Climate Change Conference in Madrid, updates on Australian bushfires, President of Iraq steps down amid violent protests and drought continues in Indonesia. [7:30] Melinda Liszewski from Sydney-based grassroots movement, Collective Shout, chats about an international campaign against the sexual exploitation of young women on Instagram called #Wakeupinstagram. [7:45] Interview with geographer Helen Jarvis about genocide in Sri Lanka. Helen was a judge at the Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal on Sri Lanka held in Germany 2013 and describes her involvement in this prerecorded conversation.  [8:00] Disability and queer rights activist, Jax Jacki Brown, from Drummond Street Services speaks about a new collaboration between Drummond Street Services and the Disability Resources Centre. Jax discusses new developments in their advocacy work that crosses LGBTIQ+ and disability communities. [8:15] Artist and co-director of Aphids, Eugenia Lim, chats about her latest work Easy Riders. This week, Easy Riders is in residency at MPavilion and is open to the public. Eugenia tells us about how the performance piece explores the experiences of workers in the gig economy by featuring direct input from fast food delivery and Uber drivers.
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TAFE, Oceana Gold & the Philippines, West Papua & Activist Support

Wednesday 13th November 2019 Sophie from the Melbourne Activist Legal Support discussing the groups formation, intention and resources provided to protesters.Oneal Waromi discussing the crimes of genocide and devastation occurring in West Papua and what the Australian government and people need to be doing to address it.  [43:35] Desiree Cai, National President at the National Union of Students joins us to discuss the new proposed Tuition Protection Bill. This aims to install financial protections for students and other issues surrounding the TAFE sector. The National Union of Students endorses this bill but has submitted a recommendation with significant reservations mainly the concern that higher costs to providers often translates to to higher costs for students, that the bill fails to address issues within private sector providers and that it falls short with regulation and funding. More information at[1:02:55] Andrew from the Philippines Australian Solidarity Association (PASA) joins us to shed light on Australian Mining company Oceana Gold activities in the Philippines. Andrew discusses the sustained local protest against the the company which has been alleged to have committed environmental and humanitarian rights abuses. This issue can be followed on PASA facebook page as well as monthly meetings hosted by PASA every Friday held at Trades Hall.Songs Avant Gardener - Courtney BarnettSensory Memory - Jen Cloher Everyday Everyday - STAV William Morris - The Maes Ngarrikwujeyinama - Emily Wurramara
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Thigh Gaps, Community festivities & eroding freedoms in Australia

 Wednesday 6th November 2019 [17:38] We kick off the show with Ed, an organiser of this years Peel Street Festival. This community-run festival will be hosting a range of events, celebrating a range of First Nations artists and the diverse community that Fitzroy boasts. The festival will run this Saturday, the 9th of November from 12pm - 8pm (and later in select venues). More information can be found out the Peel Street Festival website at[29:35] Playwright Jamaica Zuanetti explores this in her recent production 'Thigh Gaps'. A new comedy exploring women's bodies and the search for perfection. The Show will be running at La Mama until Sunday the 10th of November. Tickets can be found here.[50:44] Peter Wilikinson from the Alliance for Journalist Freedoms to discuss what a Media Freedoms Act could mean for Australia's media landscape. Currently being eroded by continued attacks on press freedoms, a Media Act becomes an increasingly relevant alternative, promoting protection for journalists, the public's right to know and fostering a culture of disclosure.[1:08:00] Andy from Frontline Action Against Coal (FLAC) finishes the show shedding some light on the new "Lock On Laws" that have been passed through the Queensland government this week. This new legislation seeks to target climate activists who are practicing civil disobedience through locking/attachment devices. The legislation comes with a potential jail term for activists of 2 years or a $6000 fine. Andy comes on discuss the dangerous precedent this sets to activists working for Climate Justice and highlights that we must continue to fight for our rights to use our voice. Songs The Beigeness - Kate Tempest Regal - NonameFreedom - Sampa the Great I owe you nothing  - Seinabo Sey Freedom Fighters - Yarah Bravo 
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IMARC Blockade Updates; Darug Language Children's Book; #ParentsNext Sexism; Ensuring Integrity Bill Shame Job

Hosted by Eiddwen, Jess, Lois and Will[30:08] Independent protester Neymar speaks to 3CR about the origins of the current national protest movement and where the movement may be heading. The interview was recorded before news of Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri's intention to resign[43:41] Darug writer and educator Jasmine Seymour thinks that we need to be learning Indigenous languages even more than we need to learn French and Chinese. Jasmine shares how Darug language shows a deep connection to the land and how her book Cooee Mittigar --Magabala Books, released on November 1--teaches people in the Greater Sydney Basin (Darug country) the original names of plants, animals and natural phenomena[52:32] Concerned citizens and community groups are set for a second day of blockading the International Mining and Resources Conference[59:55] Activist and campaigner Ella Buckland returns to 3CR to remind us how sexism is rife in Australia's social welfare policy, where single mothers are forced by government and Parents Next providers to meet stringent and absurd criteria, or else risk starvation and homelessness[1:11:36] Jess reports from the Melbourne Exhibition Centre, where Victoria Police once again turn to violence and mounted units to brutalise peaceful protesters[1:19:00] ACTU (Australian Council of Trade Unions) President Michele O'Neil comes on the show to outline how the Federal Government's so-called Ensuring Integrity bill would devastate unions' ability to fight for workers and keep workplaces safe. Michele describes the bill as an attack on all Australian workers and warns of the sweeping powers it would give the government to stop unions' vital work 
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Against Our Oath and #Medivac in #auspol; Save the Tarkine; Digital Writers Festival

Hosted by Eiddwen, Jess, Lois and Will [Segment times in brackets] || [18:14] The Digital Writers' Festival will be taking place between the 29th of October and the 2nd of November, but not in any city you know. Taking place almost entirely online, the DWF seeks to take a dive into the connection between writing and tech, bringing groundbreaking conversations to your computer or mobile device. Festival Artistic Director Izzy Roberts-Orr comes on the show to tell us all about the webinars, podcasts and more that you can access from the 29th of October at || [31:50] Protesters have been ejected from a coup slated for immediate logging in the pristine forests of the Tarkine region, North Western Tasmania. Scott from the Bob Brown foundation comes on the show to underline the importance of this natural lanscape and what can be done to save it from the voracious Tasmanian State Government. Follow the campaign to save the Tarkine at || [1:01:36] This weekend will see the debut of Against Our Oath, a feature documentary covering the medical profession in opposition to Australia's inhumane asylum-seeker policy. Covering recent events including the threatened repeal of the Medivac Bill, we speak to documentary director Heather Kirkpatrick. Find the documentary on Twitter at for more information ||
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Saving the Great Forest; Egyptian Government Repression; Human Rights vs #ReligiousFreedom; Informal Settlement Mythbusting

Hosted by Eiddwen, Jess, Rob and Will [segment times in brackets][16:35] Last week, concerned local community members walked into an area of State Forest at Murrundindi to protest logging. Murrundindi is included in the area promoted as part of a future Great Forest National Park and local activist Adam Fletcher says that we cannot afford to lose this area of great environmental importance. Search for Kinglake Friends of The Forest on Facebook || [31:29] In reaction to a recent spate of anti-dictatorship protests in Egypt, the authoritarian government of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has taken to detaining activists, jailing dissidents and severely limiting freedom of speech online and on the streets. Deborah Brown of the Association for Progressive Communications comes on the show to call on Australians to tell our government that we want Egypt to stop the crackdown on civil society || [59:40] In response to a Religious Freedoms bill that would compromise the rights of minoritised genders, sexualities, and other groups, Amnesty International is suggesting a Human Rights Act. Tim from Amnesty suggests that Australia, being the only "Western democracy" without a legally enshrined right to freedom of speech (among other oversights), sorely needs such an Act || [1:17:56] We meet Ishita Chatterjee, an architect and PhD Candidate who is breaking down stereotypes about informal settlements, looking past the archetypes of slums and squatters
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Gambling Harm, The Power of Ethnic #LGBT+ Stories, Bolsonaro and The Militias

Hosted by Eiddwen, Lois, Rob and Will [segment times in brackets]  ||3CR is proud to acknowledge the Kulin Nations as true owners and custodians of the lands from which we broadcast. We pay respect to their elders past and present and acknowledge that their sovereignty was never ceded and a treaty has yet to be signed ||  [18:16] Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has for a second time been pictured beaming with someone co-accused in the murder of outspoken queer, Black lawmaker Marielle Franco. Once again, the spotlite is shone on the Bolsonaro family's connections to Rio de Janeiro's network of far-right paramilitary organisations and their racist and homophobic agenda. Fernanda Santos of Luta Socialista (a faction of socialist party PESOL) comes on the show to give us context  || [57:31] This is Gambling Harm Awareness Week and today we speak to Ashley from the Alliance for Gambling Reform. Ashley tells us about the stigma faced by all sorts of people who experience gambling harm and the need for society and governments to take responsibility for the culture that allows this harm to occur. The Alliance is holding a snap-action this Friday the 11th of October at 9:30am on the steps of the Victorian State Parliament to raise their voices against gambling stigma and to encourage the government to take responsibility for the pervasivenedd of gambling advertisement. Find out more at || [1:14:33] Mikhara Ramsing is an activist and organiser, joining us this morning to talk about her work and the importance of sharing LGBT+ stories across language and cultural identities. Through her project Ethnic LGBT+, she seeks out stories of queer POC and underlines how hearing these stories can lead to better outcomes in all areas from health to mental wellbeing. Find out more at || 
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Youth activists, Australian climate policy & Hong Kong protests

Hosted by Eiddwen, Rob & Lois || 3CR is proud to acknowledge the Kulin Nations as true owners and custodians of the lands from which we broadcast. We pay respect to their elders past and present and acknowledge that their sovereignty was never ceded and a treaty has yet to be signed || [19:50] In light of the global climate strike protests, youth climate activists have taken to the stage and become powerful voices in the global climate discussion. We listen to a series of speeches from activists on the front line of climate change. First we hear from Autumn Peltier, named the chief water commissioner by the Anishinabek Nation. Then we hear from Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, Youth Director of Earth Guardians. [48:50] Suzanne Harter from the Australian Conservation Foundation gives us the lowdown on the disconnect between the recent youth-led climate strikes and current government climate policy. We discuss what steps are needed to move towards the required carbon emissions targets and some of the strategies that will help advance Australia towards being a green energy leader. [1:28:56] Jennifer from the Democratic Overseas Chinese Group talks to us about the ongoing protests in Hong Kong and the more recent clashes in light of the 70 year rule of the Communist Party of China. She explains the continuing motivations for the protests and the rights that Hong Kong citizens are fighting for. Music:Softly Draining Seas – Jamie IsaacThe Woods - Daughter
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Djab Wurrung solidarity, refugee protests in Indonesia and creating more liveable cities

Hosted by Will, Eiddwen and Rob || 3CR is proud to acknowledge the Kulin Nations as true owners and custodians of the lands from which we broadcast. We pay respect to their elders past and present and acknowledge that their sovereignty was never ceded and a treaty has yet to be signed || [22:14] We listen to DT Zellanach’s speech at the solidarity march on Tuesday 10th September outside Parliament House on Tuesday 10th, demanding for the government to halt plans to abolish the sacred birthing trees and the proposed removal of hunderds of other trees. DT Zellanach is a Djab Wurrung warrior who has been heavily involved in the fight to protect the sacred birthing trees on Djab Wurrung Country. [35:09] Mozhgan Moarefizadeh, an activist, paralegal and community organiser as well as cofounder of the Refugees and Asylum Seeker Information Centre discusses the recent protests outside the Australian Consulate and the UNHCR in Indonesia. Protesters are campaigning for better rates of resettlement, with many refugees now facing prospects of no resettlement for 20 years. The protests also come as a result of reductions in funding from the Australian Government to the International Organisation of Migration. [1:00:56] Professor Carl Grodach, director of Urban Planning and Design at Monash University speaks to us about the patterns of industrial land usage and the changing nature of industry towards smaller companies. With many large industrial land areas to be redeveloped, Carl emphasizes the importance of maintaining a diversity of land uses and users in order to create more livable cities. Music:Mystery of Love - Sufjan StevensBecause I Love You  - The Master’s Apprentices
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Fires Blazing, Refugees in Indonesia, Anti-Trolling, An Education in Menstrual Cycles and Campaigning for the Tarkine in Tasmania

Hosted by Eiddwen, Rob and Jess  || 3CR is proud to acknowledge the Kulin Nations as true owners and custodians of the lands from which we broadcast. We pay respect to their elders past and present and acknowledge that their sovereignty was never ceded and a treaty has yet to be signed ||[21:22] There's been a lot of reportage around the catastrophically large scale of fires burning in the Amazon in both Brazil and Bolivia. With 90,000 fires raging and smoke plumes you can see from space we explore the deeper political context to these fires, why they were lit and whose interests they serve. Fernanda Santos is a Brazilian activist and organiser who speaks to us about the social and political realities in Brazil that allowed the Amazon fires to happen. [32:03] JN Joniad is a community organizer and refugee from Burma, one of many refugees and asylum seekers trapped in Indonesia with no work rights, no freedom of movement and dwindling hopes of resettlement. The last few weeks have seen a resurgence of refugees raising their voices against the punitive Australian law refusing resettlement of recognized refugees if they registered in indonesia after 2014. JN Joniad speaks to us about the current situation in Indonesia. [50:00] Fiona Patten from the Reason Party comes onto the show to chat with us about the anti-trolling bill that she and her party have recently introduced. We talk to Fiona about what trolling is on the internet and why it's such an important issue to address. Fiona discusses the debate around harrassment and bullying via the internet and how she and her party are working to overcome it. Head to to find out more. [65:32] Menstruation frustration? Freya talks to us about menstruation cycles and period positivity while growing up and leading productive adult lives in accordance to our cycles. Freya is running an upcoming workshop called Period Witches this Sunday for individuals between 16-18 going into exams with their period. The event will be held at Siteworks in Brunswick this Sunday, book tickets at [79:08] Brittons Timber has recently acquired the Speciality Veneers Somerset Mill in Tasmania. Brittons acquiring this mill means that they will continue to gain tax-payers money towards the logging and destruction of Tasmania's Rainforests. Scott Jordan from The Bob Brown Foundation speaks to us about campaigning to protect and list the Tarkine Region as a World Heritage Listed Site by 2020 and how continual corporate ownership in the Tarkine Region is affecting Tasmania. To find out more, head to  Music:Talking bout rev – Tracy chapman The Revolution Was Postponed Because of Rain - Brooklyn Funk Essentials The Revolution Will Not Be Televised- Gil Scott Heron QUEENDOM – Aurora    
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Strait of Hormuz Debate, The Resilience of Forests and Making Art Public

Hosted by Will, Eiddwen and Rob || 3CR is proud to acknowledge the Kulin Nations as true owners and custodians of the lands from which we broadcast. We pay respect to their elders past and present and acknowledge that their sovereignty was never ceded and a treaty has yet to be signed ||[15:58] Dr Mat Hardy, Senior Lecturer in Middle East Studies at Deakin University joins us in discussion and analysis on the Morrison Government’s decision to send a war ship to join the U.S led International Maritime Security Construct (IMSC) in support of freedom of navigation in the Strait of Hormuz. [29:45] Bevan from the Independent and Peaceful Australia Network (IPAN) also comes on to talk to us about the reasons behind the Morrison Government joining the U.S led IMSC mission, as well as to find out more about the context around why exactly Morrison wants Australia to get involved.[50:40] We listen to Tim Kennedy from the National Union of Workers talk about the importance of unions taking action to deal with climate action to work in favour of giving jobs to workers.  [60:00] Dr Kate Dooley who’s a research fellow at the Australian German Climate and Energy College at the University of Melbourne talks to us about her research between science and policy in order to address climate change. We also speak to Dr Dooley about pro-forestation and the importance of boosting the resilience of existing forests, rather than planning new forests. [74:40] Tania Brugeura comes onto the show to talk about public art’s role in our communities. On the 30thand 31stAugust, Monash University Museum of Art and Monash Art Projects will be presenting a two day event called ‘Let’s Go Outside Making Art Public – The good The Bad and The Transformational of Public Art’. On today’s show the event is discussed with Tania, who is one of the key note speakers of the event. Head to to find out more.  Music:Lianne La Havas – GhostBrendan Maclean – Ghost  Norman Greenbaum - Spirit In The sky  
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Sustainable textiles & the poverty on the rise in Australia

Wednesday 21st August 2019 DJAB WURRUNG EMBASSY: RED ALERT. More info on this page. The location of top camp is on Djab Wurrung country, opposite Warrayatkin Road on the Western Highway, 10km out of Ararat and 2hr drive from Melbourne/Narrm Hosted by Eiddwen, Jess and Rob  || 3CR is proud to acknowledge the Kulin Nations as true owners and custodians of the lands from which we broadcast. We pay respect to their elders past and present and acknowledge that their sovereignty was never ceded and a treaty has yet to be signed || [28:50] - We talk with Rhianna Knight from TeamTimbuktu about sustainable clothing production. We discuss the current state of clothing production globally, the impact of fast fashion, as well as the movement towards profiling textile workers. More information can be found on the TeamTimbuktu website. [60:48] - The 2019 Household, Income and Labour Dynamics Survey (HILDA) has found that poverty is on the rise in Australia. Professor Roger Wilkins discusses the underlying causes for this change, including the lacking rise in Newstart Allowance. More can be read in his recent article. Music:Capitalism by ToraBeginning To End by Ta-KuSpanish Sahara by Foals
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Growing Up Black & Drop in Funding for Homelessness Services

Hosted by Eiddwen, Will, Rob and Jess  || 3CR is proud to acknowledge the Kulin Nations as true owners and custodians of the lands from which we broadcast. We pay respect to their elders past and present and acknowledge that their sovereignty was never ceded and a treaty has yet to be signed ||[31:55] We speak to Guido Melo, an African-Brazillian Australian writer and activist who contributed to the making of Growing Up Black. Guido speaks to us about identity and African voices being heard in Australia. Catch Guido at the Melbourne Writers Festival on the Let's Talk Love panel with Bigoa Chuol. The panel will be taking place at the Afro Hub at The Wheeler Centre in Melbourne on the 31st August. [60:44] After last weeks National Homeless Week the organisation Homelessness Australia has spoken up about the significant drop in federal funding towards homelessness. Jenny from Homelessness Australia speaks to us about the decrease in funding for homelessness as well as current public housing situations in  Victoria. To find out more, head to:  [78:50] We listen to Jack Verdins speaking about public housing at the Fair Go For Pensioners Conference in early July.  Music:Daughter - YouthBrasstronaut - BounceKhruangbin - People Everywhere (Still Alive)  
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Art, Science and Australia's trajectory towards M.A.D

Wednesday 7th August 2019Hosted by Eiddwen, Rob and Jess  || 3CR is proud to acknowledge the Kulin Nations as true owners and custodians of the lands from which we broadcast. We pay respect to their elders past and present and acknowledge that their sovereignty was never ceded and a treaty has yet to be signed ||19:07 - We listen to Jenny Davidson’s speech from the Council of Single Mothers and their Children speaking about the welfare system and how it affects single mothers at the Fair Go For Pensioners Conference held in Melbourne in early July. To find out more, head to - I Split My Tongue and the O’Brien Solo are current exhibitions being held at Arts Project Australia in Northcote. Arts Project Australia is an organisation which provides a space for artists with intellectual disabilities to work and exhibit their art. Sue Roff, Executive Director of Arts Project Australia, comes in to talk to us about the exhibitions and the organisation. To find out more, head to - Jannali Jones comes on to the show to speak to us about her first book ‘My Father’s Shadow’. As a young Crython Gullon Woman of The Kulin Nation, Jannali was awarded the black&write! award for the earlier manuscript of the book. Today on the show, Jannali spoke to us about the inception and inspiration behind the young adult mystery thriller that is ‘My Father’s Shadow’. Book now available at any good book stores.  60:03 - is a climate safety organisation aiming at preserving a livable planet. Scientists have told us we need to reduce the amount of CO2 in our atmosphere from its current level of 400 parts per million to 350 parts per million. We speak to Glenn from about the organisation and the ideas they have about preserving livable planet earth. To find out more, head to 76:28 - Annette from Independent Peaceful Australia Network (IPAN) speaks to us about her organisation and the recent leaked story of Australia selling military weapons to Saud Arabia. Images were leaked of shipping transactions to Saudi from Aus which were given to the ABC. This comes amidst a time when the Saudi government has involvement with the ongoing conflict in Yemen. Annette talks to us about the steps needed to prevent Australia’s further involvement in the conflict in the region.  Music:Bibio - Down to the sound Cocteau Twins - Cherry-coloured funkLincoln Olivetti and Robson Jorge - Aleluia
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Everything Environment! 3 Degrees rising & Plastic Free Plans

Hosted by Eiddwen, Rob and Jess [Segment times in brackets] || 3CR is proud to acknowledge the Kulin Nations as true owners and custodians of the lands from which we broadcast. We pay respect to their elders past and present and acknowledge that their sovereignty was never ceded and a treaty has yet to be signed ||[18:15] We listen to Annie McLoughlan speaking about language and oppression at the Fair Go For Pensioners (FGFP) Conference held earlier this July.[38:01] David Spratt talks to us about his report titled The Third Degree, co-written by Ian Dunlop. The report looks into evidence and implications of existential climate-related security risks in Australia. David talks to us about how our current climate estimations are currently predicting a 1.5 degree increase and that we are well on our way to experiencing a 3 degree rise in the near future. [54:35] Toby from Boomerang Alliance in conjunction with the Queensland Government and Australian Packaging Convenant Organisation have created a Plastic Free Council Event Guide in hopes of event organisers working towards zero waste usage when holding events. The guide assists event organisers with adopting the policies in the guide, with hopes of fading out single use plastic from events. Toby from the Boomerang Alliance comes in to speak to us about the guide and how others can join in on the fight towards zero waste usage at events. [74:40] Tilly speaks to us about last weeks protests at the Adani site and the debate surrounding lack of freedom of press in Australia. Music:Soley - I'll Drown SkyHooks - Horror Movie Jose Gonzalez - Cylcing Trivialities Bibio - Down to the sound
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Indigenous Languages in Music and Storytelling; Mental Health in Art and Industry; Fighting on the Frontline against Coal

Wednesday 24th July 2019 || Hosted by Eiddwen and Will [Segment times in brackets] || 3CR is proud to acknowledge the Kulin Nations as true owners and custodians of the lands from which we broadcast. We pay respect to their elders past and present and acknowledge that their sovereignty was never ceded and a treaty has yet to be signed || [19:06] Dr Michelle Blanchard, Deputy CEO of SANE Australia, talks to us about mental healthcare systems in Australia in the wake of the Royal Commission into Victorian mental healthcare industry. If you have questions or need more support, you can call contact SANE on 1800 187 263,  or Lifeline on 13 11 14 || [31:47] Finding Our Words is a new exhibition of poetry, video art, painting and more, articulating the inner experience of mental health issues. Charmaine of the Dax Centre comes on the show to talk about the exhibition and the power of poetry and art to express what we often fail to do in conversation. Catch the free exhibition at the Dax Centre until 20 September 2019 (12-5pm W-F), 30 Royal Parade (Kenneth Myer Building, Unimelb) in Parkville, Victoria || [44:23] The Australian Film, Television, and Radio School's Indigenous Unit has come out with it's inaugural podcast Talk Talk: Indigenous language and storytelling. Head of the Indigenous Unit and host of the show Kyas Sherriff comes on the show to talk about the podcasts, her hopes for its future and what you can learn by tuning in. The first five episodes of Talk Talk are available on iTunes, Audioboom and the AFTRS website || [1:01:05] Mining has already commenced in the Gallilee basin and we speak to independent anti-coal activist Tilly who has just been released from jail. Tilly as well as other activists were arrested for allegedly locking-on with a barrel full of concrete that supposedly obstructed a train serving the Adani-run mine. In the process, four French journalists were also arrested while they were covering the incident. Tilly endorses Frontline Action on Coal as a great place to start if you are interested in joining her in the struggle against coal mining || [1:13:55] The Central Australian Aboriginal Media Association (CAAMA) has released four EPs as part of the Therrka Endangered Languages Project. Therrka seeks to preserve for record the music and sounds of four Indigenous languages and the artists who use them, including Stuart Nuggett who sings in the critically endangered Jingili language which has five surviving fluent speakers. We spoke to Matt Byrnes, CAAMA Music Manager to learn more about the project. You can find the EPs on most music streaming services, with a full list of artists at the CAAMA Music website ||  Music:Ngarrikwujeyinama by Emily WurramaraKapi (Water) by Jonathan Doolan and the Areyonga BandNayurni (Woman) by Stuart Nuggett 
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#RaiseNewstart; Possums Not Paper; The Art of Incarceration; Listen Back to Beyond the Bars

Hosted by Will and Eiddwen || 3CR is proud to acknowledge the Kulin Nations as true owners and custodians of the lands from which we broadcast. We pay respect to their elders past and present and acknowledge that their sovereignty was never ceded and a treaty has yet to be signed || [26:00] Beyond the Bars: Lester speaks from Port Phillip Prison during NAIDOC 2004 about the cycles of reincarceration and the need for community for Indigenous peoples || [46:05] The Art of Incarceration: Producer and Director Alex Siddons come son the show to talk about his feature documentary The Art of Incarceration. Debuting at the closing night of the Melbourne Documentary Film Festival, The Art of Incarceration follows the creative lives of three men incarcerated at Fulham Correctional Centre where The Torch helps Indigenous prisoners find their artistic voice and supports their art on the outside. The encore screening on the 31st of July will take place at Cinema Nova with tickets available at the festival website || [1:00:07] Possums Not Paper: VicForests has commenced logging in forests only just recovering from the 2009 Black Saturday fires. In response to this, residents of the Kinglake area have come together to form the Kinglake Friends of the Forest and through non-violent direct action, have succeeded in halting logging for two days. Karena and Sue come on the show to tell us why it is vital to save this forest and to invite you to join the community against logging. The community is coming together to show opposition to logging in the area this Monday the 22nd at 2:30pm in Lions Park, cnr Extons Road and Whittlesea-Kinglake Road, Kinglake Central. Find the group at their facebook page Kinglake Friends of the Forest || [1:14:43] Raise Newstart Now: Momentum is building in the Australian Labor Party in support for a raise of the Newstart payment, but is this too little too late? Kat from the climate, economic and social justice youth organisation YOUNG comes on the show to talk about the need to raise Newstart and the impact the lowered threshold for HECS debt repayments will have. Find out more by searching Young Campaigns on Facebook at the website ||  
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#NAIDOCWeek; #UNSWScience for Indigenous Students; A Human Rights Charter for Australia?

Hosted by Eiddwen and Will || 3CR is proud to acknowledge the Kulin Nations as true owners and custodians of the lands from which we broadcast. We pay respect to their elders past and present and acknowledge that their sovereignty was never ceded and a treaty has yet to be signed || [21:57] A Bill of Rights? Listen to four legal professionals discuss the need for a human rights charter in so-called Australia. Gillian Triggs, Teela Reid, and Kristen Hilton discuss the use of a human rights charter and what needs to happen to get one off a ground. This is an excerpt of a longer conversation at the Wheeler Centre Right Time: why we need an Australian charter of human rights, facilitated by Lee Carnie of the Human Rights Law Centre || [34:45] Beyond the Bars: Every year in NAIDOC Week, 3CR broadcasts live from Victorian prisons, centering the voices of incarcerated First Nations people. Today, we listen to the thoughts and art of Indigenous people behind bars and hear how they keep their culture alive in spite of the violence of incarceration. Listen to previous Beyond the Bars broadcasts at || [45:19] NAIDOC Week: National co-chair of the NAIDOC Committee John Paul Janke comes on the show to talk about the history of NAIDOC Week and its continuing significance. We also discuss this year's theme: Voice, Treaty, Truth || [1:12:16] Science and Engineering for Indigenous youth: Dr Janelle Weat (UNSW Science Deputy Dean of Education) and Derek Kinchela (Nura Gili Indigenous Students Programs) come on the show to tell us about UNSW's inaugural pre-program for Indigenous school-leavers starting in December this year. Nura Gili and UNSW Science are running a two week course to prepare students for life and undergraduate science or engineering. The course is free and includes transport and accommodation at UNSW's Kensington campus in Sydney. Find out more and apply at the Nura Gili website ||
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No War with Iran; Heading up to the Galilee Basin; Protecting the Fitzroy River; Is Feminism for Us?

This week with Eiddwen and Will [segment times in brackets] || 3CR is proud to acknowledge the Kulin Nations as true owners and custodians of the lands from which we broadcast. We pay respect to their elders past and present and acknowledge that their sovereignty was never ceded and a treaty has yet to be signed ||  [22:15] Munanjahli and South Sea Islander academic Dr Chelsea Bond speaks to the Hey Aunty! podcast about her experiences of White Feminism and the shortfalls of mainstream feminism in adressing intersections of race and class || [36:11] On this week's episode of The Black Block, Robbie and Nick spoke with Dr Anne Poelina, Nyikina Traditional Custodian from the Mardoowarra, Lower Fitzroy River in the West Kimberley region of Western Australia about a campaign by traditional owners to protect the fitzroy River from invasive and explotative development. You can listen to The Black Block every week on 3CR Radio, Mondays at 11am. Follow the work of the Kimberly Land Council at their website || [50:40] The United States is currently engineering some sort of military confrontation with Iran and there's no reason for us to join them, claims Bevan from the Independent and Peaceful Australia Network. According to IPAN, Australia needs to stand on its own two feet and create its own foreign policy. Find out more about IPAN at their website || [1:07:25] Independent climate activist Tilly comes back on Wednesday Breakfast to tell us about her coming journey up to the protest camp against the Adani coalmine near Bowen, Queensland || 
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Paladin, Politics & Perceptions on Climate Change, National Parks & Groovy Ideas

3CR is proud to acknowledge the Kulin Nations as true owners and custodians of the lands from which we broadcast. We pay respect to their elders past and present and acknowledge that their sovereignty was never ceded and a treaty has yet to be signed || 7:00 Acknowledgement of country & Hellos.7:15 Alternative News - Coverage on the Paladin Group.7:45 Conversation with Matt Nurse on his recent paper 'I’ll See It When I Believe It: Motivated Numeracy in Perceptions of Climate' , disucssing how our perception of facts is understood through our political beliefs and what the implications of this is for everyday life and our confrontation of the Climate Crisis. 8:00  Matt from the Victorian National Parks Association discussing a new proposal by the Victorian Environmental Assessment Council (VEAC) to better protect parks in Western Victoria. 8:15 Eva and Tilly join us in studio to discuss highlights from the recent Progress Conference.Featured Songs Cherry Coloured Funk Cocuto Twins AURORA covers Massive Attack 'Teardrop' for triple j's Like A Version Hasta Las Cinco De La Manana  Andes Manta 
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Meet the Migrant Workers Centre; the Murky RCEP #FreeTrade Deal; First Nations Self-Determination Online; Youth Homelessness and Violence Trends

On the show with Eiddwen, Rob and Will [Segment times in brackets] ||3CR broadcasts from the stolen lands of the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung peoples of the Kulin Nations. We recognise their Elders, past, present, and emerging, as well as Elders of other First Nations who may be listening. We acknowledge the First Nations' continuing struggle and survival in the face of colonisation, that they have never ceded their sovereignty and that treaties have yet to have been signed || [27:22] Marion and Hanna are organisers at the Migrant Workers Centre and they come on the show to talk about the particular issues migrant workers face in knowing their rights and how to speak up. Find out more about the centre by heading to or by searching for them on Facebook ||[39:48] Negotiated by the "ASEAN Plus Six" network of Asia-Pacific countries, the RCEP Free Trade agreement seeks to limit the rights of nations to regulate in the people's interests. Dr Patricia Kavanagh of the Fair Trade and Investment Network comes on the show to tell us why we might want to resist this agreement. Find out more at the free public forum, 1 July at 6:30pm, the Victorian Trades Hall (cnr Lygon and Victoria Streets, Carlton) ||[54:19] How does First Nations' self-determination work in digital and online spaces? To help us navigate this wide-ranging topic, we have Meriam and Wuthathi woman and computer engineering student Tamina Pitt on the program. Tamina recommends reading First Peoples: A Roadmap for Enhancing Indigenous Engagement in Museums and Galleries for more on how to manage First Nations information in collections ||[1:07:33] (T/W conversation about homelessness, violence, sexual violence) The intersections of Youth Homelessness and violence are many. Dr Jess Heerde from the University of Melbourne comes on the show to share her research. The following services are available if this interview raises any questions or concerns for you: Lifeline 13 11 44 (24hrs); QLife 1800 184 527 (LGBTQIA+ run, 3pm to 12am); 1800 RESPECT 1800 737 732 (focus on people experiencing family violence, 24hrs) ||
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RADIOTHON! Raising the Age of Criminal Responsibility; The Value of Community Radio in a Concentrated Media Landscape

This week on Wednesday Breakfast with Eiddwen, Rob and Will [segment times in brackets] || 3CR broadcasts from the stolen lands of the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung peoples of the Kulin Nations. We recognise their Elders, past, present, and emerging, as well as Elders of other First Nations who may be listening. We acknowledge the First Nations' continuing struggle and survival in the face of colonisation, that they have never ceded their sovereignty and that treaties have yet to have been signed || [00:01] It's Radiothon Time! Our little community-run radio station needs your help to keep the lights on. Why not chuck us a few dollars and do your part in Powering Radical Radio? Call the station (Mon-Fri 9am-5pm) on 03 9419 8377 or donate online at Make sure to dedicate your donation to Wednesday Breakfast and remember that all donations $2 and above can count as a tax deduction, so get your pledge in quick![48:36] Too Young for Prison, Old Enough for Facebook? Larrakia woman and former Crown Prosecutor Shahleena Musk, now Senior Lawyer of the Human Rights Law Centre says that Australia's age of criminal responsibility is shockingly low. Across so-called Australia, children as young as 10 (4 or 5th graders) can be locked up in jail and youth detention. This puts us wildly out of step with the global norm and Shahleena says that we need to fix this now[1:03:27] To round off a great Radiothon show, we speak to veteran journalist Denis Muller on the state of the media in Australia. What challenges does it face under the current government and under the ongoing system of corporate ownership?Thank you so much everyone for a year of support and love. We couldn't do any of this without your generous support.
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#BigBrother Darwin Style; Budj Bim World Heritage Site; Students React to the Election; #ExtinctionRebellion in Melbourne

Hosted by Eiddwen, Rob and Will [segment times in brackets] || 3CR is proud to acknowledge the Kulin Nations as true owners and custodians of the lands from which we broadcast. We pay respect to their elders past and present and acknowledge that their sovereignty was never ceded and a treaty has yet to be signed || [16:42] Extinction Rebellion: Melbourne XR member Violet comes on the show to tell us about upcoming events with climate defenders Extinction Rebellion. XR is hosting an introduction session this Sunday the 9th at the Kathleen Syme Library, 251 Faraday St, Carlton || [32:10] National Union of Students: NUS national president Desiree Cai calls in to comment on the past Federal Election and what student groups are planning on doing next to fight for climate action, youth, and students || [55:18] Budj Bim World Heritage Site: After a recommendation from the International Council of Monuments and Sites last year, Unesco is in the final stages of approving World Heritage site status to the Budj Bim Fish Traps. Located on Gunditjmara country, 40km south of Portland, the fish traps are evidence of Indigenous land management and agricultural practices and they would be the first site in so-called Australia awarded World Heritage status on the sole basis of its Aboriginal cultural significance. Denis Rose of the Gunditj Mirring Traditional Owners' Corporation comes on the show to tell us all about it || [1:08:16] Big Brother Is Watching You in Darwin: The City of Darwin is using similar surveillance technology used to enforce China's Social Credit system, complete with digital walls used to track movement of people and their phones across invisible barriers. Sociology of Law Senior Lecturer at Macquarie University Peter Rogers comes on the show to tell us what this means and how we should respond. Find more detail in Peter's article on The Conversation || 
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Decrim #PublicDrunkenness; Climate Protester's Guilty Verdict; Refugees in Limbo; Extinction Rebellion in the Streets; Shut Down the North East Link Project

Hosted by Eiddwen and Will [segment times in brackets] || 3CR is proud to acknowledge the Kulin Nations as true owners and custodians of the lands from which we broadcast. We pay respect to their elders past and present and acknowledge that their sovereignty was never ceded and a treaty has yet to be signed || [08:37] North East Link: The Andrews Government is planning a $16 billion major roads project to connect the Eastern Freeway in Balwyn North and the M80 in Greensborough. Friends of the Earth Melbourne think that now is the wrong time to be pushing more traffic onto the roads and pumping more toxic gasses into the environment. Sustainable Cities Coordinator Rachel Lynskey comes on the show to tell us more about FOE's concerns and how you can make a submission to the ongoing environmental impact assessment process || [26:10] Climate Emergency Action: Last Friday saw huge numbers of climate protesters take to the streets urging action on the Climate Emergency, organised by Extinction Rebellion. Wednesday Brekkie's Eiddwen hit the streets to gauge the mood || [35:40] Self Defence in the Climate Emergency, The Verdict: Anti-Adani coalmine activist Greg Rolles went to court on charges associated with a protest action he undertook last year that blocked an Adani mine train line. Greg's "climate necessity defence" was denied by the court and the guilty verdict landed him an approximately $9500 penalty. Greg comes on the show to share his thoughts || [49:28] Decriminalise Public Drunkenness Now: In Victoria, 25% of people jailed for the offence of Public Drunkenness are Aboriginal, despite Aboriginal people only being 0.8% of the community. To Apryl Watson, Wemba Wemba, Yorta Yorta, and Barapa Barapa woman, this law is manifestly racist. It was this law that led to the death in custody of her mother Aunty Tanya Day, a proud Yorta Yorta grandmother, who was taken in custody after she fell asleep aboard a VLine service in December 2017. Hear Apryl at a free forum next Wednesday the 5th at the Wheeler Centre, Little Lonsdale St, next to the State Library of Victoria in Melbourne. Bookings necessary || [1:01:14] Stuck in Limbo: Iranian refugee and community organiser Mozhgan Moarefizadeh spoke to Wednesday Breakfast earlier this year, telling us about the status of refugees and asylum seekers in Indonesia. She talks about the impact of Australian Government policy and her hopes that Australians will stand beside refugees wherever they are. You can support Mozhgan's organisation the Refugees & Asylum Seekers Information Centre at || 
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#FossilFuel Dirty Money; Freedom Online; Anti-Adani Activist on Trial

Hosted by Eiddwen and Will [SEGMENT TIMES IN BRACKETS] ||3CR is proud to acknowledge the Kulin Nations as true owners and custodians of the lands from which we broadcast. We pay respect to their elders past and present and acknowledge that their sovereignty was never ceded and a treaty has yet to be signed ||[29:29] Governments around the globe are spending trillions propping up the fossil fuel industry, despite the existential threat to human life this causes. Matthew Mazengarb wrote an article on this in Renew Economy and joins Wednesday Breakfast to help gauge our spending problem ||[42:44] Anti-Adani coalmine activist greg Rolles went to court last week on charges associated with a protest action he undertook last year that blocked a train line set to carry coal to Adani-owned Abbot Point Terminal. Greg comes on the show to tell us about his "Climate Necessity Defence" and not guilty plea, and why he thought it was important to act against the Adani mine ||[56:27] Last week's Stockholm Internet Forum adressed as its theme the status of human rights in the context of shrinking democratic space online. How are governments restricting freedoms online and what impact does it have when a community isn't online? Chat Garcia, director of the Association of Progressive Communications, calls in from the Philippines to tell us more ||
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The CDP Doesn't Develop Communities; Deporting a Tamil Family to Danger; #ClimateEmergency; World Bee Day!

Hosted by Eiddwen, Rob and Will [Segment times in brackets] 3CR is proud to acknowledge the Kulin Nations as true owners and custodians of the lands from which we broadcast. We pay respect to their elders past and present and acknowledge that their sovereignty was never ceded and a treaty has yet to be signed || [26:28] Bee educator and director of Pollinator Alliance Benedict Hughes calls in to tell us about World Bee Day, taking place this Sunday the 19th. There will be stalls and entertainment as well as a "Bee Hotel"-making workshop at the Alphington Farmers Market, 2 Wingrove St Alphington VIC || [36:29] Through the Community Development Program, the Federal Government claims to support "job seekers" to build skills and find work in remote Indigenous communities. Birrigubba woman & the Australian Council of Trade Unions’ Indigenous Officer Lara Watson comes on the show to talk on the failings of CDP which include wage-theft and denial of social services || [52:14] After more than a year of immigration prison and legal appeals, Tamil asylum seekers Nades, Priya, and their two Australian-born children are set to be deported any moment back to danger in Sri Lanka. Tamil Refugee Council spokesperson Umesh calls in to update us on their case and calls on listeners to contact their local representative to encourage Minister for Immigration, Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs David Coleman to intervene and cancel the deportation order || [1:07:08] Australian Conservation Foundation Climate Change Campaigner Suzanne Harter comes on the show to give us an update on the Climate Emergency || 
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I #ChooseHumane Refugee Policy; Union Power for Digital Journalists and University Casuals; Walking MEL>CBR for Climate Action; Frontline Action Against Coal

Hosted by Eiddwen and Will [segment times in brackets] || 3CR is proud to acknowledge the Kulin Nations as true owners and custodians of the lands from which we broadcast. We pay respect to their elders past and present and acknowledge that their sovereignty was never ceded and a treaty has yet to be signed || [13:23] I Choose Humane: Former Monday Breakfast host James Brennan comes on the show to share the Refugee Council of Australia's campaign I Choose Humane. The campaign calls on voters to choose humane asylum seeker policies and influence their representatives to do the same. Find out more or sign the pledge at ||[28:18] Log On to a Unionised Workplace: It's a bit of an oversight that digital journalists don't have the same conditions or protections that their print-first cousins do. Mardi O'Connor from the MEAA and The Conversation's Wes Mountain come into the studio to talk about their success winning rights in Wes' workplace. We hear the challenges workers face in digital media and how they can fight for their rights. You can find out more on the MEAA website || [42:16] His Extremely Long Walk: Protesting inaction on the climate emergency, Shannon Loughnane is about 2/3rds of the way through a long walk from Melbourne to Canberra. He's met with locals, politicians and wildlife and spread the urgent message of the need for action on climate change. He calls in from Batlow, NSW, to share his experiences on the road and to share the supportive views of rural communities for climate action. Follow Shannon at and on Twitter at @ExtremelyMy || [54:04] Giving the Miners Plenty of FLAC: Hayley from Frontline Action on Coal comes on the show to update us on the destruction wrought by miners on Wagnan and Jagalingou traditional land in northern Queensland. She tells us how the Adani mine project needs to be stopped. You can follow FLAC  on their website || [1:06:50] Sit-In and Speak Out: Casual staff at the University of Melbourne, as at many higher education institutions, get a raw deal with job insecurity, low wages, and having to scrounge and save for their own workplace needs. The NTEU thinks this isn't good enough and has organised at Sit-In and Speak Out today for all staff to attend and share their stories. The event is taking place today at 12pm at the Raymond Priestley building on Unimelb campus and all staff are welcome regardless of their contract ||
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MAY DAY 2019! No More Bosses; Celebrating May Day; Media in All Languages

Wednesday 1 May 2019 - MAY DAY! || Hosted by Eiddwen and Will [segment times in brackets] 3CR is proud to acknowledge the Kulin Nations as true owners and custodians of the lands from which we broadcast. We pay respect to their elders past and present and acknowledge that their sovereignty was never ceded and a treaty has yet to be signed || [20:38] - Happy May Day Comrades! Len Cooper is secretary of the May Day Committee at the Victorian trades Hall and comes on the show to tell us about the importance of May Day. Why is solidarity among workers so important when they face different struggles? What can we do to have the backs of workers across the world? What's going on this Sunday? (a May Day fair and rally at the Victorian trades Hall, that's what) || [41:27] - Wiping Away Bosses: Dirt Radio (9:30am Tuesdays) speaks to Eleanor Coffey from the Red Gum Cleaning Collective about worker cooperatives and how you can get the job done without bosses || [1:05:27] - Speaking in Tongues: Dr John Budarick (University of Adelaide) is a researcher on ethnic minority media's history, present and future. John comes on the show to discuss the need to protect and fund multicultural media in Australia, especially int he lead up to the Federal election ||
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LGBTQI Racism Experience Survey; #auspol and Far-Right Rhetoric; Students' Budget Reply

Today on the show with Will and Eiddwen ||  3CR is proud to acknowledge the Kulin Nations as true owners and custodians of the lands from which we broadcast. We pay respect to their elders past and present and acknowledge that their sovereignty was never ceded and a treaty has yet to be signed || [32:54] If you're an LGBTQI+ person from a ethnically or racially minoritised community, the Australian GLBITQ Multicultural Council wants to hear from you! Dr Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli and AGMC Vice President Budi come on the show to tell us about a survey into the complex intersection of discriminations experienced by people like you and you can lend your voice at or by calling Maria at 0414 804 529 || [47:40] Dr Mario Peucker of Victoria Uni has been researching the Australia Neo-Nazi movement, along with his colleagues Dr Muhammad Iqbal and Dr Debra Smith. Mario joins us to give us his view on the connections between racist mainstream political rhetoric and Far-Right action || [1:07:22] National Union of Students President Desiree Cai comes on the show tho give us the NUS' reaction to last night's Federal Budget and to tell us what students really care about in the lead up to the Federal election
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Extinction Rebellion; Muslim Solidarity Rally; Green New Deal with Friends of the Earth

Today on the show with Will and Eiddwen [segment times in brackets] ||3CR is proud to acknowledge the Kulin Nations as true owners and custodians of the lands from which we broadcast. We pay respect to their elders past and present and acknowledge that their sovereignty was never ceded and a treaty has yet to be signed || [21:33] - Extinction Rebellion: With a new Australian faction started last October, Extinction Rebellion (XR) aims to generate new decentralised movements of people acknowledging and acting on the climate emergency. Violet and Andy came into the studio to tell us about XR and how you can get involved in pushing for completely renewable energy by 2025. Their next organising meeting is open to all at the Kathleen Syme Library, Carlton on April 6, 2pm. Check out XR's website at or find them on facebook || Muslim solidarity Rally: Last Tuesday, we met on the steps of the State Library to prostest white supremacy and to show solidarity with our Muslim friends and family. In a followup to last week's coverage, this week we heard from [43:34] Trades Hall secretary Luke Hilakari, [54:16] NUW rep at the Chemists Warehouse strike Husain Alqatari, and [59:43] Member for Melbourne Adam Bandt (Australian Greens) || [1:09:20] - Green New Deal? Friends of the Earth member Pat tells us about a recent community forum on the idea of the Green New Deal, a raft of policies and aspirations taking the American left by storm. The Deal includes policies around transition of power sources and the protection of workers' rights in a changing economy. What can we learn from this Green New Deal here in so-called Australia? || The Djab Wurrung Heritage Protection Embassy still needs more volunteers to join at camp. Top Camp is located on Warrayatkin Road, off the western Highway between Ararat and Buangor, 2hrs from Narrm (Melbourne). If you can make it, why not head up and show your support? The Djab Wurrung traditional owners are protecting their sacred trees and sites from VicRoads and the Victorian Government, who seek to destroy Djab Wurrung heritage for the sake of your driving convenience
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Rally in Solidarity with Muslims; My Extremely Long Walk for Climate Action; Gene Ethics GM Info Kit for Kids

On the show with Will [Segment times in brackets] || 3CR is proud to acknowledge the Kulin Nations as true owners and custodians of the lands from which we broadcast. We pay respect to their elders past and present and acknowledge that their sovereignty was never ceded and a treaty has yet to be signed || [10:21] Excerpts from yesterday's rally organised by Campaign against Racism and Fascism (CARF) in protest against the normalisation of islamophobic and racist hate speech. CARF argues that this climate of racist hatred encouraged a white-supremacist to murder of 50 worshippers at two mosques in Christchurch, Aotearoa, last Friday || [23:33] The development of Genetic Manipulation (GM) tech like CRISPR continues unabated and some in our government want to deregulate the industry even further. This is why Bob Phelps from Gene Ethics is developing a GM Free school materials kit to give kids all the information they need || [37:58] To protest Government inaction on the Climate emegency, Shannon is walking from Coburg to Canberra with a petition arguing for a switch to 100% renewable energy sources, among other demands. We invite him into the studio to tell us about his walk for climate action and you can find out more at and on Twitter and Facebook || [55:20] Blak Betty from Blak Noise Radio speaks to Djab Wurrung elder Aunty Sandra Onus for the latest update from the Djab Wurrung Embassy camp, where VicRoads is planning on destroying sacred and culturally significant trees on Djab Wurrung land. The camp has been running for months and needs fresh volunteers to join: Top Camp is at Warrayatkin Rd, off the Western Hwy between Ararat and Buangor, two hours from Narrm (Melbourne) || [1:06:46] Roj Amedi is a campaigner with Colour Code and spoke yesterday afternoon at the CARF-organised rally in solidarity with Muslims in Australia and Aotearoa || Music:Venus by Peter PeterTree by Deline Briscoe
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Dodgy Climate Deals; First Nations Voices on the Murray-Darling; Asthma Advice; Indigenous Rights Radio on Food and Resources

Today on the show with Eiddwen and Will [segments times in brackets] || 3CR is proud to acknowledge the Kulin Nations as true owners and custodians of the lands from which we broadcast. We pay respect to their elders past and present and acknowledge that their sovereignty was never ceded and a treaty has yet to be signed || [18:50] No Discrimination day was March 1 and International Women's Day is this March the 6th. In recognition of both of these, Cultural Survival comemmorates the death of water and indigenous land rights fighter Xoloxloo Duxee. Later [32:50] we hear from Dr Frank Roy, an indigenous biodiversity and food expert from NE India, talking about how indigenous wisdom can provide a model for how to solve both hunger and environmental challenges || [45:59] The Bunyip fire complex rages on and Asthma Australia have put out a health warning, underlining the asthma triggering effects of smoke. CEO Michele Goldman calls in to advise us on who is most at risk and what we should do when we or one of our loved ones is feeling the asthma symptoms || [56:59] There are holes and dodgy dealings surrounding the Morrison Government's climate policy. Suzanne Harter from the Australian Conservation Foundation comes in the studio to speak on the failings of the policy and what we really need to see in the lead up to the Federal Election || [1:16:10] The Barka (Darling) River and the whole Murray-Darling River Basin have been woefully mis-managed and could dry up completely, according to two independent scientific reviews and a Royal Commission. John-Paul Janke co-hosts tonight'sThe Point (8:30pm on NITV), where we hear from the First Nations people who should be at the heart of our national discussion and reaction to this environmental catastrophe || 
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The Failure of Parents Next; US Lurches back to the Cold War; Dirty Adani; More Support for the Aged; A Voice of Authority on the Murray-Darling

Today on the show with Dean, Eiddwen and Will [segment times in brackets] || Wednesday Breakfast would like to acknowledge the Kulin Nations: true owners, caretakers, and custodians of the land from which we broadcast. We pay respect to Elders, past and present, of the Kulin Nations, We recognise that sovereignty has never been ceded and a treaty has never been signed ||  [13:29] - Murray-Darling River Crisis: Bruce Shillingsworth is a Muruwari and Budjari man from Brewarrina and he speaks passionately on the way the sacred river has been laid waste and what we need to do to to fix the mess || [22:52] - Walking back toward the Cold War: The United States has withdrawn from the INF Treaty, a landmark of the end of the Cold War that eliminated intermediate and short range nuclear missiles. Tilman Ruff of ICAN comes on the show to talk to us about the implications of this and where we all might be headed || [40:25] - Let's take This Offline: Housing for the Aged Action Group is part of the Aged Care Navigator trial, in the wake of agressive digitisation of many services for older Australians. Executive Officer Fiona York comes on the show to tell us about the trial and why it was started || [53:00] - #ParentsNext #Fail: Parents Next as a compulsory program of "work readiness" and parenting skills workshops has been a failure and does real damage, according to parents and activists like Ella Buckland. Ella joins us on Wednesday Breakfast || [1:08:12] - Dirty Adani: Adani has breached its license for the second time in as many years. Christian from the Australian Conservation Foundation fills Wednesday Breakfast in on what has happened || 
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Protesting Jordan Peterson; Art to Dismantle Mental Health Stigma; What Migrant and Refugee Youth are Saying

Wednesday 20 February  2019 || Today on the show with Dean, Eiddwen and Will [segment times in brackets]||  [27:05] - The Meninist Menace: PUSH! is organising a contingent to protest far-right ideolgue Jordan Peterson's speaking event next Wednesday the 27th at the Melbourne Convention Centre from 6:30pm || [44:40] - Art to Dismantle Mental Health Stigma: Director of the Dax Centre (recently merged with mental health charity SANE Australia) Charmaine Smith calls in to tell us about the recently opened exhibition Stigma: Dismantled, Revealed || [59:45] - Would You Vote for This? [Working Title]: A teaser/trailer a new Wednesday breakfast segment looking at bills before parliament || [1:05:59] - Findings of the Multicultural Youth Census: Dr Rimi Khan of the University of Melbourne talks to Wednesday Breakfast about the findings of the 2017-18 Multicultural Youth Australia Census Status report || Songs have been removed from the podcast version of this program
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Urgent Medical Treatment Bill Passes, Myanmar & Switchboard

Wednesday 13th Feb 2019Good Morning & Salutations – Happy International Day of Radio!!Alternative News taking a closer look a the costs involved with the Policy of Offshore Detention, as well as celebrating the Urgent Medical Treatment Bill being passed through the Lower House. This Bill states that in the event of a refugee or person seeking asylum requiring urgent medical assistance, two independent Australian doctors can recommend their temporary transfer to Australia.Featured interview from the New Geographies of Global Inequalities and Social Justice Conference with Dr Vanessa Lamb discussing her research in Myanmar on water governance of the Salween River.Interview with Dr Sue Wareham National President of the Medical Association for the Prevention of War (MAPW) on the Urgent Medical Treatment Bill discussing it’s success through the lower house and its next step into the Senate. Dr Wareham stresses that this Bill is the principle that all people needing medical treatment will be granted appropriate treatment regardless of political considerations.Interview with Jo,  CEO of Switchboard discussing recent federal funding cuts to the organisations “Out and About” Programme. The programme aimed to battle against social isolation and loneliness through a volunteer community visitor programmes connecting LGBTQIA elders to the wider community. With significant cuts to “Out and About”, the funding is redirected towards more mainstream providers who will not be able to deliver the tailored services of Switchboard. For those interested in getting more involved you can follow/support Switchboard through the organisations Facebook or Twitter.An open conversation with Nicolas Pirsoul from the Australian Catholic University, discussing the Anniversary of the Iranian Revolution and the diversity of culture, politics and sociology present in Iran.The original 855am and 3CR Digital versions of the program featured the following music tracks: “Feeling Good” by Nina Simone, “Cyberbogie” by King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard and “Radio Radio” by Elvis Costello, celebrating International Radio Day. Removed from this podcast due to license restrictions 
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Social Connectivity - Choirs and Outreach, Pill Testing and the Montara Oil Spill

7:00 Introduction and welcome back to Judith and Dean.7:07 Alternative News headlines & a featured song "I can" feat. Radical Son, The Last Kinection.  7:15 Greg Denham from Yarra Drug and Health Forum joins us in interview to discuss the need for Pill Testing at music festivals. Greg asserts  pill testing as primarily an exercise in education, raising awareness about what is in drugs and promoting greater safety when consuming substances. 7:30 Interview with Lydia Griffiths, program, marketing & events coordinator at Creativity Australia talking about a recent bundle of grants being used to fund and implement community choirs  and the power behind collective voice, for connecting individuals and the community.7:42 Featured song "Khumbaya" by mass choir Soweto. 7:45   Revisiting 2018 with  'New Geographies of New Inequalities and Social Justice' a conference all about social justice. Judith talks  to  Dr Sharon McLennan  regarding her research in Cuban medical Cooperation, building community and health. 7:58 Featured Song “Sista Girl” by the artist Oetha.8:00 Interview with Theo Kartawajaya about his new research project, focusing on gaps in reporting  and media coverage of the Montara Oil Spill followed by an interview with Theo's Thesis coordinator Thor Kerr. 8:15 Interview with Jesse Osowicki from North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network about two new tenders targeting  social isolation and those suffering from loneliness. 8:27 Goodbyes and outro.
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Invasion Day Dawn Service; Refugee Limbo in Indonesia; Decolonise and Moisturise; The Festival of the Photocopier

Wednesday 30 January  2018  Today on the show with William and Eiddwen [segment times in brackets] || We at 3CR are proud to acknowledge the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung as the owners of the lands on which we meet, live, and work. We pay respect to their elders past, present, and emerging; we recognize that sovereignty has never been ceded and that a treaty has never been signed ||[19:00] Luke Sinclair from Sticky Institute gives us the lowdown on zines and how you can snag a whole bunch at this year's Festival of the Photocopier Zine Fair. From 12-5pm on the weekend of the 8th and 9th of February, more than 230 zines and their creators will be filling up the Trades Hall, cnr Lygon and Victoria Streets, Melbourne || [33:04] Invasion Day Dawn Service: You've heard our coverage of all the events of Invasion Day, 26 January 2019 and if not, you can listen back to any of our shows that played last Saturday on the schedule. This morning, we hear from Jida Gulpilil, a Yorta Yorta, Dja Dja Warrung, and Dhudhuroa educator, actor, and activist. Jida guides us through his experience of past Invasion Day protests, how he sees Australian society changing, and what spaces like the Dawn Service mean to him || [41:32] Living a Half Life: Impacted heavily by Australia's ever-shrinking refugee and humanitarian intake, as well as our cut in foreign aid spending, refugees trapped in Indonesia see their prospects darken by the day. Some are taking steps to do something about it. Mozhgan Moarefizadeh is a co-founder of the Refugee and Asylum Seeker's Information || [56:40] Multi-hyphenate performing artist, comedian, activist and educator Candy Bowers tells us about her upcoming workshop Decolonise and Moisturise, taking place tomorrow at 1pm at Melbourne Museum. Candy gives us an understanding of what self-care means and what it means to "moisturise" as a metaphor for replenishing and maintaining our energies and well-being||
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Hunger Strike in Immigration Detention; The Problem with Parents Next Program; No to NAPLAN

23 Jan 2019, with Will and Eiddwen [SEGMENT TIMES IN BRACKETS]  || We at 3CR are proud to acknowledge the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung as the owners of the lands on which we meet, live, and work. We pay respect to their elders past, present, and emerging; we recognize that sovereignty has never been ceded and that a treaty has never been signed || [14:45] No to NAPLAN (I): Educator of 16 years and author of "Teacher: one woman's struggle to keep the heart in teaching", Gabrielle Stroud speaks at the No to Naplan forum last November to share her experiences as a teacher and her opposition to the NAPLAN standardised test. The forum was facilitated by Melbourne Educators for Social and Environmental Justice (MESEJ)  || [26:15] Hunger Strike behind Bars: Across immigration detention centres, refugees, asylum seekers and detainees are on hunger strike in protest of appaling conditions and brutal violence and abuse by ABF staff. Lucy Honan of the Refugee Action Collective Victoria (RAC) comes on the show to give us an update and help us understand the origin of the strike. There will be an RAC-organised protest in solidarity today (23/01/19) at 4pm outside the Department of Immigration and Border Protection at 2 Lonsdale St, Melbourne || [37:33] No to NAPLAN (II): In this segment, Brendan Murray speaks about his experience as an educator under NAPLAN and talks about the policy failures that have brought us to where we are. Of Yuin and Irish descent, Brendan is the director of Article 26 Education Consultants and was the Executive Principal of Parkville College and founder of the Pavillion School || [1:01:43] Parents Next or Parents Last? CEO of National Council of Single Mothers and Their Children Terese Edwards comes on the show to talk us through the issues with the Parents Next program, where welfare payments are tied to compulsory training and education sessions. Parents Next is currently the focus of an inquiry receiving submissions. To share your experience of Parents Next, get in contact with the NCSMC or submit directly on the Australian Parliament website. Submissions are due on the 1st of February and can be as small as a single paragraph of text 
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No Pride in Invasion; Modern Slavery Bill; Citizenship Ceremonies on Invasion Day; Sexual Harassment Survey; First Nations Sexual Health; Two Weekends of Anti-Fascism

Wednesday 16 January  2018Today on the show with William and Eiddwen  We at 3CR are proud to acknowledge the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung as the owners of the lands on which we meet, live, and work. We pay respect to their elders past, present, and emerging; we recognize that sovereignty has never been ceded and that a treaty has never been signedAlternative NewsNo Pride in Invasion: Joshua Badge comes on Wednesday Breakfast to tell us about No Pride in Invasion, organising a queer contingent to join the upcoming Invasion Day rally this Saturday the 26th in Narrm (Melbourne). Say Hi to No Pride in Invasion at 10am to the left of the steps at Victorian Parliament or check out their facebook pageFirst Nations HIV/AIDS Awareness: Indigenous Rights Radio by Cultural Survival interviews Marama Mullen (Ngatiawa Māori), the executive director of INA (Māori, Indigenous & South Pacific HIV/Aids awareness and action)Sexual Harassmen Rampant: The ACTU (Australian Council of Trade Unions) has released the results of a survey on sexual harassment, finding that two-thirds of all women and one-third of men report to have experienced sexual harassment of abuse in the workplace. ACTU president Michelle O'Neil tells us more about the report and what needs to be done to change workplace culture. Access a summary of the report on the ACTU websiteModern Slavery Bill Passed: Keren Adams of the Human Rights Law Centre comes on the show to discuss the benefits and the shortfallings of the Modern Slavery Bill recently passed that requires large Australian companies to report on their use of slave labour in all its forms. The bill is available on the Parliament of Australia websiteTwo Weekends of Anti-Fascism: 3CR's Jan Bartlett speaks to Debbie Brennan of PUSH!, a new anti-fascist collective, about the past two weekends. The weekend before last, protesters disrupted a Neo-Nazi rall held on St Kilda Beach and this weekend, anti-fascists met on the steps of the State Library to show opposition to incresingly visible white nationalism. Tuesday Hometime with Jan Bartlett airs every Tuesday at 4pmCitizenship Ceremonies on Invasion Day? Socialist Alliance Councillor for Moreland City Sue Bolton comes on the show to voice her opposition to the Federal Government's decision to force councils to hold citizenship ceremonies on the 26th of January, so-called "Australia Day". The date is also comemmorated as Invasion Day and Survival Day by First Nations people and their alliesThe original 855am and 3CR Digital versions of this program featured the following music tracks: Songs:White Rose by Tkay Maidza   (Removed from the podcast due to license restrictions)  
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Creatrix, ALP Fringe Conference & 2019 Year of Indigenous Languages

 7:00 Welcomes & Belated Happy New Years7:15 Alternative News7:20 Recognition of 2019 as the year of Indigenous Languages. This segment features interviews with language activists Kaimana Barcase from Hawaii and Denver Breda from South Africa.7:30 Interview with Creatrix Tiara, Queer Lady Magician Creatrix Tiara who uses magic to deconstruct expectations and stereotypes of gender and race based privilege. Her show "queer lady magician" smashed at the MICF and returns this midsumma festival.7:40 Featured song I got new shoes by the Bipolar polar bears.7:45 A Fair Go for Nature - Interview with Tim Winton at the ALP Fringe Conference in December 2018 speaking on the effects of pollution and mass extinction and what we should be doing about it.8:08 Featured song I wanna see you again by Rachel Brennan and the Pines.8:09 CEO of Refugee Council of Australia Paul Power and Jana Favero, Director of Advocacy and Campaigns at the ASRC discuss the developments in refugee policy concerning SSRS cuts (Status Resolution Support Services) and the Fast Track legal process at the ALP Fringe conference.8:21 Community Announcements of upcoming and current events including 3CR supported Invasion Day protest outside Parliament at 10:30 January the 26th.8:27 Making New Years Resolutions on Air & Goodbyes.    
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Australia under China's Belt; Oil Exploration in the Bight; A Year of Drug Reform and Peace Activism; Against Pokies in Darebin

Today on the show with Dean, Judith and William [Segment times in brackets] || We at 3CR are proud to acknowledge the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung as the owners of the lands on which we meet, live, and work. We pay respect to their elders past, present, and emerging; we recognize that sovereignty has never been ceded and that a treaty has never been signed ||  [7:01] Greg Denham from Yarra Drug and Health Forum comes in to the studio and looks back at the year that was in drug policy. The first public fourm of next year will take place on the 4th of February, 12:30pm at Richmond Town Hall ||  [28:40] Darebin City Council has announced a policy of supporting clubs to end their financial reliance on electronic gaming machines, also called "pokies". Darebin Mayor Susan Rennie calls in to tell us more and you can find the policy on the Darebin City Council website ||  [41:14] Shirley Winton of the Independent and Peaceful Australia Network comes on the show to help us look back at a year of peace activism. What does Australia need to change toward developing an independent foreign policy? What are IPAN's plans for next year? || [52:30] The Great Australian Bight houses one of the most important whale nurseries in the world and it's being explored for oil. Peter Owen from the Australian Wilderness Society comes on the show to tell us about the risks and what needs to be done. The Australian Wilderness Society will take part in a rally outside the Labor National Conference in Adelaide on the 16th of December ||  [1:04:50] International law expert and Charles Darwin University senior lecturer John Garrick wrote in The Conversation about the recent lease of Darwin's port to a chinese company. He joins Wednesday breakfast to talk about how this came to be and how Darwin might feature in China's Belt and Road Initiative
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Observing Human Rights in Palestine, Environment Coverage in Aotearoa, Climate Change vs. Health, LGBTQ+ Students and Teachers in Religious Schools

Today on the show with Dean, Eiddwen, Judith and William [segment times in blackets] || We at 3CR are proud to acknowledge the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung as the owners of the lands on which we meet, live, and work. We pay respect to their elders past, present, and emerging; we recognize that sovereignty has never been ceded and that a treaty has never been signed || [18:32] Monica Keilly shares her experience as a Human Rights Observer for Act for Peace in Occupied Palestine. Act for Peace is the international aid agency of the National Council of Churches in Australia || [43:44] Amanda Thomas talks about the coverage (or not) of environment stories and the community discussion of mining in Aotearoa (New Zealand) || [56:21] Professor Helen Berry tells us about The Lancet Countdown: tracking progress on health and climate change. The recently published published report was written by a team of researchers including Professor Berry and charts the relationship between climate change and health, including its links to mental illness || [1:10:57] Latrobe Uni cultural historian Dr Tim Jones comes in the studio to talk about the 'religious freedom' report soon to be considered by parliament, which discusses the current right of religious primary and high schools to fire LGBTQ+ staff and expel LGBTQ+ students
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Citizenship-Stripping Laws; Plastic Ocean Disaster; Research Funding only in "National Interest"; Just Give Me The Pills by Koraly Dimitriadis; Women's Muesum

Today on the show with Dean, Eiddwen, Judith and William [Times in brackets] We at 3CR are proud to acknowledge the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung as the owners of the lands on which we meet, live, and work. We pay respect to their elders past, present, and emerging; we recognise that sovereignty has never been ceded and that a treaty has never been signed || [17:12] From the 8th of December, the Maritime Union of Australia is hosting an exhibition celebrating the work of Wiradjuri working class activist Ray Jackson. Debbie Brennan from Radical Women comes on the show to tell us more || [31:34] Professor Joy Damousi of UNSW talks to us about the Federal Government's history of vetoing research grants to projects deemed not in the "national interest" || [47:55] Former 3CR Spoken Word broadcaster Koraly Dimitriadis' newest book of narrative poetry will be on shelves on the 1st of December. Just Give Me The Pills tracks the trauma of a divorce in the context of a legal system that favours the wealthy and a community that just wants Koraly to be a Good Greek Girl || [58:50] Her Place board chair Mary Stuart comes on the show to tell us all about the new location for The Women's Museum and the importance of having a place to celebrate the advancements and achievements made by women || [1:09:22] They've been banging on about it for a while, but Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton and PM Scott Morrison have concrete plans now to make Australia's citizenship-stripping laws the most broad-ranging in the world. Dr Sangeetha Pillai talks to us about they're planning to do and what this all means || [1:19:45] There are trillions of pieces of plastic in our oceans and recently a Sperm Whale beached on the shores of Indonesia with 6kg of plastic in its gut. Annette from Boomerang Alliance comes on the show to give us the lowdown on how bad things are and what needs to be done to stop it getting worse
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No to NAPLAN; Corporate Naughty List for Objectifying Women; Music against Youth Homelessness

Today on the show with Dean, Eiddwen, and William [TIMES IN BRACKETS] || We at 3CR are proud to acknowledge the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung as the owners of the lands on which we meet, live, and work. We pay respect to their elders past, present, and emerging; we recognise that sovereignty has never been ceded and that a treaty has never been signed || [Gabrielle Stroud at 20:08] [Brendan Murray at 47:29] No to NAPLAN: MESEJ (Melbourne Educators for Social and Environmental Justice) held a forum last Thursday on the pernicious effects of standardised test NAPLAN on education in so-called Australia. Find the full clip on Twitter @william_illyam || [32:33] We're Making A List And Checking It Twice: Collective Shout, an organisation fighting the unnecessary sexualisation of women and girl's bodies in advertising, has published their yearly Corporate Sexploitation List || [1:07:18] Catch'ya l8r, homeslice: Students from Collarts music and arts college are organising an 18+ only night of tunes and dancing to raise funds for HoMie, a streetwear clothing social enterprise that gives all its profits to training and supporting young people experiencing homelessness. The event, 'Homeslice', is next Wednesday the 28th at 8:30pm, The Worker's Club, Fitzroy. Tickets online and at the door are $15 
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Drug and Environment Policy in the State Election; One Year Since Media Law Reform, Public Housing Rally

This week on the show with Dean, Judith and Will. [Segment times in brackets] || [7:50] State senator Fiona Patton from Fiona Patton's Reason Party comes on the show to look back at her first term in the Victorian senate and to tell us what she hopes for the future, should she be reelected || [21:25] Greg Denham of the Yarra Drug and Health Forum comes on the show to tell us about the pre-state election policy forum last week. Greg gives us his account of the drug policies of the Labor, Greens, Victorian Socialists and Reason parties || [35:14] Friends of the Earth Melbourne's Cam Walker comes on the show to give us the latest on each major party's envionmental policy platform in the lead up to the state election || [48:38] Last Friday, Public Housing Defence Network and other organisations rallied outside the State Library of Victoria against the Andrews Labor state government's plan to sell off or "renew" nine inner-city public housing estates. Speakers include public housing residents and activists, as well as Dr Joe Toscano, Samantha Ratnam (Vic Greens) and Sue Bolton (Vic Socialists) || [1:12:12] Dr Denis Muller (University of Melbourne comes on the show to talk about the Media Law Reform Bill one year after its passing. What has become of the Nine Entertainment/Fairfax News merger? Can Australia's media landscape become any more monopolised? || [1:22:45] Lucy Honan of Melbourne Educators for Social and Environmental Justice talks about the planned Nov 20th Teachers for Refugees Walk Off. Lucy also introduces tomorrow night's No to Naplan Forum, taking place 6:30pm Thursday, November 15th at the Multicultural Hub, 506 Elizabeth St Melbourne
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One Year on from the SSM Postal Survey; Religious "Freedoms"; Pride in Protest; Rally to Defend Public Housing

Today on the show with Dean, Eiddwen, Judith, and William [Segment times in brackets]|| [6:02] Alternative News: Your hosts discuss the real news stories of the day and how mainstream sources choose to cover them (if they cover them at all) || [18:16] ArtLife Extravaganza! Judith speaks to Peter Tolhurst, Harry Thirston and Amy Mcmurtrie about the extravaganza on at Footscray Community Arts Centre. Opening November 15th || [29:19] Religious Freedom/The Postal Survey: James from In Ya Face (Fridays 4pm) speaks to longtime LGBTQ+ activist Rodney Croome about the leaked recommendations of Phillip Ruddock's "Religious Freedom" report and they take time to reflect on the Same-Sex Marriage Postal Survey, one year on || [51:17] One Year of Queer Weddings: Cultural historian from LaTrobe Uni Dr Tim Jones comes in the studio to look at the unexpected consequences of the Same-Sex Marriage Postal Survey || [1:04:01] Defending Public Housing: Marcelline D'Menzies from Public Housing Defense Network checks in to tell us about a rally taking place Friday the 9th of November, 6pm at the State Library of Victoria || [1:09:51] Pride? Bridget from Pride in Protest comes on the show to tell us about upcoming campaigns, reminding us that the detention of refugees is a queer issue and that Mardi Gras still has a place in fighting injustice
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#ELENAO: A Fascist President for Brazil; Upfield Train Campaign; Protest Freedoms Strangled; Mapping Gender Inequality

Today on the show with Dean, Eiddwen, Judith, and William. [Segment times in brackets] Alternative News [5:26]: Your hosts discuss the real news stories of the day and how mainstream sources choose to cover them (if they cover them at all) || #ELENÃO [15:03]: Fascist Jair Bolsonaro was elected over the weekend to the presidency of Brazil. Guido from the Latin American Solidarity Network (LASNET) comes on the show to help us understand what Bolsonaro wants and why anyone would vote for a fascist. There's a solidarity snap protest this Saturday 31/10 1pm at the Trades Hall Council, 54 Victoria Street, Carlton || Upfield Line in the Sand [34:49]: The Upfield train line sees perennial cancellations and delays due to existence of only a single track north of Gowrie station. Moreland City Councillor and Socialist Alliance member Sue Bolton comes on the show to tell us about the Upfield Transport Alliance's campaign to duplicate the track and why this should matter to everyone living in the North. Rally this Saturday, multiple meeting points and times. Upfield Station festivities kick off at 11am || Crushing Dissent [49:21]: Federal and state governments repeatedly take steps to crush dissent, whether in gag laws or anti-protest amendments. Dr Peter Burdon from the University of Adelaide Law School comes on the show to tell us about ways in which our freedoms to protest are chipped away and how this has impacted public discourse in Australia || Mapping Gender Inequality [1:00:48]: Using the power of the web and personal stories, Monash Uni and CrowdSpot have teamed up to pilot a project that takes people's lived experiences of gender-inequality and puts them on the map. Participants in the pilot locations of Darebin and Melton councils will be able to drop a pin on a location where they experienced gender bias, with the aim of pooling their experiences to help city councils shape their resources to help eliminated discrimination. Access the map at  ..  SONGS:Sista Girls by OethaThe Blues Are Alive and Well by Buddy GuyTrincheira #ELASSIM by Slam das Minas feat. Drik BarbosaPeople Have the Power by Patti smithMy Body Was Made by Ezra Furman
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Climate Change, Memoleaves, Modern Slavery & the Zombie Shuffle

Wednesday Breakfast rundown 24-10-20187:00 Acknowledgement of Country7:10 Cam Walker from Friends of the Earth talks to us about the problems of Carbon Capture and Storage (GHGT-14) technologies: Expensive pandering to the coal industry. Not a solution to climate change.7:20 Lauren Martyn to talk about progress in the Campaign for 10 days minimum bereavement leave. memoleaves.com7:36 Clare from Project Futures on modern slavery and the Bill currently before Parliament.7:50 Alex Bhathal National Director of Repower Health and what health professions can do for climate change.8:00 Rainforest Action Group, Mapuche (MASIL), Lasnet and other environmental groups actions to disrupt the 5th Annual International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC) in Melbourne next week. Check out the Zombie Shuffle: black coal canapes and tailings martinis anyone?8:15 Slutwalk fundraiser at Loop Bar to celebrate Slut O’ween!
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Conversion Therapy Report, #Disrupt_2018, "Re-education" of Uyghurs, West Papua News, March for Epilepsy

On the show with Dean, Eiddwen, Judith and Will || 3CR studios stand on land falling under the sovereignty of the Kulin Nations, to whose Elders we pay our respect. First Nations sovereignty has never been ceded || [time-stamps in brackets]  [5:26] Alternative news: a look at the stories the mainstream media are either ignoring or are covering all wrong || [19:16] Walk for Epilepsy: CEO of the Epilepsy Foundation, Graeme Shears, talks to Community Breakfast to the upcoming march in support of 60,000 Victorians living with epilepsy. This Sunday, 11am-1pm at Princes Park, Carlton ||    [30:42] West Papua Feast and News Wrap: Erwin from the Black Orchestra Stringband and Voice for West Papua (Tuesdays 6:30pm) comes on the show to give us a quick West Papua freedom news wrap. We also hear about the West Papuan Barapen(link is external) community event, this Saturday the 20th October at 5pm, tickets here(link is external) ||   [42:59] #Disrupt_2018: Charlotte from WACA (Whistleblowers, Activists and citizens' Alliance) fills us in on a protest which took place this morning at the Herald Sun offices in Melbourne. #Disrupt_2018 (twitter(link is external)) is a month of action against the Right Wing voices of News Limited ||    [52:20] Conversion Therapy Investigated: Dr Tim Jones (LaTrobe Uni) tells us about a report he and his team released Monday: Preventing Harm, Promoting Justice, a report into LGBT+ religious conversion therapy in Australia. Read the report here! [C/W for interview and report: self harm, suicide, violence, conversion therapy. If this story raises and questions or concerns for you, call QLife (LGBTI+ support, 3pm-midnight) at 1800 184 572 or Lifeline (24hr) at 13 11 14]   [1:09:10] Future Dream, Current Nightmare: Dr Kaz Ross (University of Tasmania) tells us about the recent legalisation of China's re-education camps where Uyghur, Tajik, and Hui Muslims are "treated" and made to fit in to mainstream Chinese society. How do these camps fit in to China's strategy for the future?   Music (removed from podcast):Yako Pamane by the Black Orchid StringbandDamned to Hell by the John Butler Trio
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International World Mental Health Day!

Wednesday Breakfast 10th of October - International Mental Health Day7:00 Welcome to Country & Hellos7:05 Celebration of International Mental Health Day!7:15 Alternative News, focusing on the recent decision of the New South Wales government to project the Everest Cup onto it’s sails. Discussion around the citizen backlash, interference from right wing commentator Alan Jones and the media attention it has received.7:25 Featured Song Take These Blues Away by The Royal High Jinx.7:30 Interview with Ros Knight, President of the Australian Psychological Society talking about the recourses and services the APS provides and how we can reach out to people in our community.7:40 Featured Song MEXICANA by Opal Ocean.7:45 Interview with Rodney Harris the Chief Executive Officer of the Motor Neurone Disease Association of Victoria talking about the four state based neurological organisations representing over 80,000 Victorians with debilitating health conditions who are lobbying the government to ensure funding gaps effective from 1 July 2019 do not result in a loss of services to 80,000 people with neurological conditions.8:00 Community Service Announcements8:05 We talk to student Wesley and Mayor of Monash Paul Klisaris about the “Raise Your Hand for Monash Youth” campaign which is calling for a Headspace Facility in the Council of Monash. The campaign is run entirely by students in association with the council and is intent on making sure that kids in the council have adequate support to the services and resources they need.8:15 “Life is Waiting” Film Fundraiser this Saturday (15th) at the 6pm at the Loop Bar8:20  Special Segment featuring community responses to the Definition of Mental Health – what’s your definition of Mental Health? What do you do to keep mentally healthy? 
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Attack on protesting laws, Inquiries into the ABC and Pentecostalism in politics

Wednesday 3rd of October 7:00 Welcomes and discussion, with mentions of:-          Kon Karapanagiotidis and his book,  “Power of Hope” talking about the power of community.-          Research into 4 day working day research in New Zealand and it’s benefits in work performance and community involvement.-          New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her UN Speech.7:10 Jessica Ibacache discussing upcoming World Health Day (October 10th) and the art collective ‘In Sickness and Stealth’ an event celebrating World Health Day through art, performance, music, stalls.   7:20 Featured song “Sincerely Me” from the stage production Dear Edward Hanson.7:30 Interview with Emma Wasson from the Bob Brown foundation around new legislation introduced to curtail protest rights of environmental groups. As well as the Takayna / Tarkine campaign, looking to protect7:45 Interview with Andrew Dodd about his article in the conversation “With Justin Milne gone, how does the ABC go about restoring its crucial independence?” around the recent inquiry launched within the ABC after allegations of government interference, the call for greater investigation under a Senate Inquiry and the importance of the independence of the ABC.8:00 Featured song by the Dreggs “Ocean and Earth”8:10 Dr Tim Jones, from La Trobe University and ARCHSHS (Australian Research Centre for Sex Health and Society) talking about the policy footprint of Pentecostalism within Australian government. 8:26 Featured song by the Dreggs “Give myself to You".8:28 Goodbyes and Thankyous to all our guests.
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The Path To Totalitarianism

This week we're in conversation with Timothy Erik Strom, digital rights activist and author of the upcoming text Globalization and Surveillance, Jacob Grech, renegade activist and host of 'A Friday Rave' and Lizzy O'Shea, human rights lawyer and author of 'Future Histories' ; contemplating the global political trajectory towards greater states of totalitarianism. "... the democracies of the future will change their nature; the quaint old forms – elections, parliaments, supreme courts and all the rest – will remain but the underlying substance will be a new kind of totalitarianism."  Aldous Huxley, Brave New World Revisited, 1958 Bulding on Aldous's profound foresight, the team discusses the current trajectory and future alternatives. We ask the question, what are we doing to lead ourselves down a path to totalitarianism?"There are no new types of totalitarianism, just new technologies of control." @JacobGrech"We need sovereignty over our own data." @Lizzie_OShea"Are we putting the infrastructure in for a new class warfare?" @JacobGrech"Technologies are transforming the human condition." - Timothy Erik Strom"The techbros are not going to save us." @Lizzie_OSheaThe conversation concludes with the idea that the future is not yet defined. It is emergent. And within that emergence anything is possible.Stay tuned for follow up conversations about self-actualizing our futures.
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Women Scientists Erased; Expanding the Royal Commission into Housing for the Aged; Australian Energy Agility; Agaressive Nationalism; and the Growing Christian Right Wing

On the show with Eiddwen, Judith and Will || 3CR studios stand on land falling under the sovereignty of the Kulin Nations, to whose Elders we pay our respect. First Nations sovereignty has never been ceded || 4:34 Archdeacon for Justice Father Rod Bower is in Melbourne promoting his book Outspoken and he talks to us about the creeping Christian Right Wing that has taken hold of conservative parliamentary politics || 18:07 In the course of reducing unnecessary historical material from the HSC, NSW year 11 and 12 students have been left with a curriculum that features 25 male scientists and no women. Researcher at the Sydney University Physics Education Research Group, Kathryn Ross comes in to tell us why this might stand in the way of getting girls into STEM || 28:56 The Australian government's approach to energy security is outdated. Professor Sam Hepburn is Director of the Centre for Energy and Natural Resources Law at Deakin Uni, and joins us to talk about what changes need to be made to ensure that our energy infrastructure is agile and reactive || 54:47 Housing for the Aged Action Group thinks that the recently announced Royal Commission into aged care doesn't go far enough. HAAG Executive Officer Fiona York thinks that we need to talk about retirement villages and other housing for our elders || 1:10:20 LaTrobe Uni Associate Proffessor Gwenda Tavan comes on 3CR to talk about the recent backlash against a 9 year old who refused to stand for the Australian National Anthem. Where have we seen this "agressive nationalism" before?
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Australians Digging up Ecuadorean Traditional Lands; A Blow to Australian Journalism?

On the show with Eiddwen, Judith and Will || The Melbourne Rainforest Action Group (Facebook) is supporting the indigenous A'i Cofan people against Australian mining interests in the precious Ecuadorean rainforests. Anthony Anis comes on the show to tell us what's at stake and how we can support the Indigenous-led legal action || We look back at the Monday arrest of two Pussy Riot members, allegedly in response to the punk-rock/activist collective's on-field protest at the recent Russia football World Cup || Veteran journalist and media commentator Dr Dennis Muller comes on the show to give us his prognosis on the takeover of Fairfax by Nine (formerly Nine Entertainment). What does this mean for the health of good journalism in Australia?
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Chelsea Manning's Visa Delayed, Int'l Indigenous Women's Day, History of Pentecostalism, Nobel Peace Ride Against Nukes

On the show with Eiddwen, Judith and Will || PUSH! Organising and Educating to Build A United Front Against Fascism is a new anti-fascist organisation that has come out strongly against the Home Affairs Department's lack of decision on whether or not to approve Chelsea Manning's visa. Debbie Brennan from PUSH! comes on the show to tell us more || September 5th is unofficially nominated as International Indigenous Women's Day. To mark this, we hear from Indigenous Rights Radio, who tell us about the execution of Bartolina Sisa (an 18th century Indigenous freedom fighter) and ask why Indigenous women's contributions are so poorly recognised || Cultural Historian Dr Tim Jones comes into 3CR to give us a brief history of Pentecostal Christianity. Scott Morrison is Australia's first Pentecostal Prime Minister: what might this mean || Nobel Peace Ride: We hear from the launch of the ride by Anti-Nuclear activists ICAN (International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons), bringing their Nobel Peace Prize medal from Melbourne to Canberra. ICAN wants to encourage PM Scott Morrison to sign and ratify the Nuclear Ban Treaty. Lavanya Pant from ICAN Australia calls in to tell us about the ride ||
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Farcical Politics, Contemplating Disaster and Decolonising Stories

Wednesday 29th of August 2018On the show: Leyla and Will7:00am - Acknowledgement of Country7:05am - Alternative News; Government corruption, Duttons' penchant for European au pairs and the Guardians' 'Deaths Inside' database.7:13​am - Deconolising Stories (Part One); Paola Balla is an artist, curator, academic, and cultural producer– having developed Footscray Community Arts Centre’s first Indigenous Arts and Cultural program, and as a Senior Curator in First Peoples exhibition, Melbourne Museum. A Wemba-Wemba and Gunditjmara woman she is based at Moondani Balluk Indigenous Academic Centre, Victoria University as a lecturer and PhD candidate focussed on Aboriginal women's art and practices of resistance.7:​35am - Discussions with Brigid from ANTaR Victoria (Australians for Native Title and Reconciliation) on grassroots justice campaigning and their guide to the policies that affect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples in the 2018 Victorian election.7.45am - Kate Tempest with Europe is Lost(link is external)7.49am - Jenny Weber, Campaign Manager from The Bob Brown Foundation expresses despair at the appointment of MP Melissa Price as the Morrison Government's Minister for the Environment. She also discusses upcoming direct action in Tarkine Forest on September 15th. For more infromation see their website, here.8:01am - Deconolising Stories (Part Two); Astrid Mbani is a Writer, Poet, Spoken Word Artist, Performer, Lover of People, Authentic Relationship Builder, Edifier, Equipper and Lifelong student, who's excited to see what other roles God develops in her. Born in South Africa her mother says she came in with a bang, and she wants to exit with one; having made her ancestors and her future generations proud.8.12am - Artist Tim Humphrey joins us in studio to talk about Arts House Melbourne's Refuge project. We contemplate existential risks, grief, survival and who gets the vaccine? Refuge is open from Wednesday 29th of August until Saturday the 1st of September; for a full run down of their events see their website.
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Peace Update; #WorthASecondChance Youth Justice Campaign; Toxic Glyphosate; Sex Worker Advocacy

On the show with Dean and Will || Tuesday Hometime (3CR, Tuesdays at 4pm) host Jan Bartlett speaks to Independent and Peaceful Australia Network member ​for the latest in world news from a peace activist's perspective || Jesuit Social Services have launched a campaign (#WorthASecondChance) to foster ​community support for a Youth Justice system that works || Roundup is one of a number of products that contains toxic glyphosate. Bob Phelps of Gene Ethics chats to us about the corporate machinery behind glyphosate and what our regulators should be doing here in Australia || Happy Wednesday!
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STOP Taxing Tampons; LGBT Freedom in India; Indigenous Language Learning

Pynk by Janelle Monáe as a celebration of a positive feminine identity, rather than a reaction to the masculine. Monáe takes female sexuality as a starting point to celebrate a holistic female identity \\ Why on earth are tampons and other women's sanitary products taxed under the GST? Rochelle Courtenay from Share the Dignity talks to us about this sexist tax and what you can do about respecting the right of under-privileged women to affordable or free sanitary products \\ Under Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, homosexualtiy and a range of queer identities are criminalised in India. This Indian Independence Day, Kunal of Trikone Australasia tells us about this antiquated colonial law and gives us hope for an October Supreme Court ruling that may see Sec 377 repealed \\ Professor Rachel Nordlinger is Director of the Research Unit for Indigenous Language in the School of Languages and Linguistics at the University of Melbourne. Prof Nordlinger comes on 3CR Breakfast to talk about the wealth of Australia's First Languages and the movements to get people speaking them more often
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Fascism, Death and Emergence. (Featuring MemoLeaves + FECCA)

7.04 AM - The rising tide of Fascism; why they're a phenomenon not to ignore / the threat they pose to both our local + global communities! 7.10 AM - The brutalities inflicted on those seeking asylum in the US + Australia and how a closed media here in Australia contributes to fascism + violent tenancies 7.17 AM - Don't forget to tune in Thursday Breakfast for #AfricanGangs panel - THIS IS HOW YOU FIGHT FASCISM 7.20 AM - Songs of Satire featuring Pumped Up Kicks 7.35 AM - Death and the workplace; Samantha and Lauren join us from #Memoleaves to talk about grieving, dying to know and extending bereavement leave from 2 to 10 days. Sign petition here, folks! 7.45 AM - Candy Royalle + Freed Radicals with Killing us Softly 7.50 AM - Quips about death 8.00 AM - Yesterdays news featuring Saudi Arabia's continued disregard for human life 8.06 AM - Subculture Sage with 1 = 1 = 1 = 1 8.13 AM - Emergence; Leyla's running a workshop at The Anarchist Bookfair from 3 - 4pm in Community Room 1. To discuss the reorganization of human relationships to ourselves, each other and the universe by way of Anarchist principles for the sake of the flourishing of the human spirit in light of impending destruction and chaos. 8.20 AM // Emma Campbell, The Federation of Ethnic Communities' Council of Australia (FECCA) continues discussion around My Health complexities and the way migrants can navigate themselves before the opt-out period ends.
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Strongman Politics, Funding for Interpretation Services, Abortion Rights in the Northern Territory

Wednesday 1 August 2018 || On the show with Dean and Will || 3CR studios stand on land falling under the sovereignty of the Kulin Nations, to whose Elders we pay our respects || Alternative news || Professor Tony Walker from the School of Communication at La Trobe University wrote in The Conversation about the rise of populism and macho strongmen and comes on the show to tell us more || Cr Kris Pavlidis, chair of the Ethnic Communities Council of Victoria welcomes an announcement by Victorian Minister for Multicultral Affairs Rob Scott earlier this year, that there would be a significant funding boost for interpretation services || Senior lawyer for the Human Rights Law Centre Adrianne Walters tells us about the recent enactment of an abortion rights law in the NT and what is left to be done in securing further rights for women's bodily integrity in the TerritoryNgarrikwujeyinama - Emily WurramaraNative tongue - Mojo Juju
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Songs of Satire, National Housing and Homelessness Agreement, Brainwaves Transformative series and Yesterdays News

7:00 Acknowledgement of country.  7:06 Alternative News.7:20 Songs of Satire featuring this week’s song Walkin’ on the Sun.7:30 Discussion around popular culture and memes.7:35 April Bragg from the Housing Aged Action Group speaks on the National Housing and Homelessness Agreement, as well as hopes for the Victorian State Election action on Homelessness issues in Victoria and on a Federal Level.8:52 Jan Barlett speaks to Nasser Mashni of APAN  (Australian Palestine Advocacy  Network) and Palestine remembered.8:15 Joel shares his story as a part of Brainwaves Mental Health Series: Transformative.8:24 Wrap up including UN’s annual report on Australia’s obligations under the international treaty for the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women and introduction of a new series called "Yesterday's News".
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Freedom of Speech, Songs of Satire, Djap Wurrung Trees, July 11th Student Protest Coverage & Discussion.

7:00 Acknowledgement of Country.7:01 Hellos & coming up.7:07 Alternative News segment and discussion around Voting Age being lowered to 16 and Lebanon move towards legalising Homosexuality.  7:22 Songs of Satire featuring this weeks song “Horror Movie” by Skyhooks discussing the sensationalism of violence within the media.7:34  Public Forum discussing New Caledonia’s independence referendum (to be held later this year) and the future of French colonialism in the Pacific panel with Charles Wea, Nic Maclelan and Helen Gardner on  7.30-9.00PM, Wednesday 1 August  at the Institute of Postcolonial Studies (78-80 Curzon Street, North Melbourne VIC 3051). Charges: Waged: $5, Unwaged: $3, Members free7:36 Alternative News and discussion around ongoing case of Ms Michaela Banerji right to free whilst working for governmental agencies. This has recently resurfaced after the attorney general intervened to reject a Federal Court appeal hearing to send case to the High court.7:40 Featured song of The Senegambian Jazz band with their song Farafina7:45 Interview from 3cr presenter Jazelle Hannah with Aunty Sandra around the removal of Sacred Djap Wurrung Trees by Vic Roads in extension of freeway.7:56 Featured song by artist Hansa8:00 Discussion around the July 11 Protest and three-part demonstration at Melbourne University, BHP and Department of Home Affairs protesting the participation of Universities within the development of military technology, the destruction of the environment by companies in Australia and the current treatment of refugees and asylum seekers within Australia.Will, from Disarm Universities joins us in interview to discuss Disarm Universities role in the Melbourne University protest and the message of this united demonstration as a national campaign of student voice to highlight the series of interlinked oppressions and the destructive system they claim is upheld by Governments, universities and corporations that fuel the neoliberal agenda via corporatism, militarism, the violent oppression of human rights, the abuse of refugees and the deliberate destruction of the environment.8:14 Featured song Haze by Cacartu8:16 Interview with Zianna from Friends of the Earth and Students of Sustainability Summit, discussing the aforementioned July 11th protest by students, providing inisight to the BHP demonstration.8:28 Wrap up
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Bee Security, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Identity, Youth under and unemployment and NAIDOC week

7:00 Acknowledgement of Country.7:01 Hellos, Boardgames & NAIDOC week wrap up.7:10 Alternative News segment  7:20 Songs of Satire featuring this weeks song “Living Below the Poverty Line” by  Good Boy.7:32 Communities in Control featuring question time and response with Stan Grant around Indigenous identity. 7:48 Discussion around Saudi Arabia introduction of women’s driving law on June 24th with featured cover of The Beatles “Drive My Car” arranged by Palestinian cellist Naseem Alatrash, and features the vocals of Syrian singer, Nano Raies7:53 Interview with Ben (from BensBees) talking about Bee Security and current threats to bee populations. Discussing the global spread of the Varroa Mite as well as measures to be taken to protect Bee populations from global initiative such as the EU’s ban on neonicotinoids to the local level, planting a bee friendly garden.   8:10 Pat Anderson talking about Leadership and the NAIDOC theme this year: “Because of Her We Can”8:27 Goodbyes and Supporters  
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NAIDOC week, Tim Jones, QC2018, Songs of Satire

7:00 Acknowledgment of country.7:02 Featured song Nitty Gritty by Shirley Ellis.7:05 Alternative News.7:17 Featured song Black Smoke by Emily Wurramara.7: 22 Songs of Satire, breaking down the meaning behind this weeks song “Black Fella White Fella” by the Warumpi band.7:33James speaks with Phoebe Le Brocque, a bisexual woman and a member of the Queer Collaborations Organising Committee (QCOC) for QC2018, the national Australian queer student conference. They discuss the vital role of the conference, queer student activism, and collective changes.The conference runs July 1 – 7 in Brisbane. For more information, visit Featured Song Australia Does Not Exist by band DRMNG NOW.7:52 Beyond Bars information and discussion.8:00 Featured song A-WA by Habib Galbi.8:05 Tim Jones speaks on the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse and the government's responses, especially the National Apology scheduled for October.8:20 Information about upcoming NAIDOC week (National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee) running from the 8th- 15th and the events that will be going on.8:25 Awareness for Chris Lawton’s gofundme page. Chris Lawton has subject of workplace racial discrimination.8:28 Featured Song Shake that Thing by the Yung Warriors.
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Radiothon Special with Highlights of 2018: Science increased surveillance, Rohingya Exhibit, Marriage Equality coverage, ICAN and Songs of Satire

3CR Breakfast Rundown 13th June  2018 7:00am Acknowledgment of Country 7:06 Songs of Satire focusing on Buggles song Video Killed the Radio Star7:15am Interview with Tania Hill senior curator of Astronomy at the Melbourne Planetarium about the Lunar eclipse earlier this year.7:18am Interview with Deakin Professor in  Ecology and Conservation research  Euan Ritchie  about bandicoots in the suburbs.7:22am John Saffron talking on extremist groups around Melbourne.7:26am Featured artist Teskey Bothers with song It’s a Crying Shame.7:32am Phone call with 3CR producer and volunteer MV.7:37am Interview with Vanessa Teague, Senior lecture in the Computing and Information systems at the University of Melbourne talking on the consequences of increased security surveillance systems.7:42am Featured artist Kutcha Edwards with song Circles from his album Beneath the Surface.7:47am Coverage of the Rohingya Refugee exhibit at Footscray Community Arts Center “Refugees Crisis in Colour” and interview with coordinator Ali Mc.7:53 am Greg Denham executive Yarra Drug and Health Forum promoting upcoming events.7:58am Featured artist Joni Mitchell with You Turn Me On (I'm a radio)8:02am Vox Pop from the 2017 Marriage Equality Plebiscite protests in Sydney.8:06am Phone call with  with Dr Tim Jones from La Trobe University.8:11am Discussion over the US and North Korea summit and previous interview with ICAN  (International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons) team after the presentation of the Nobel Peace Prize. 8:17am Featured artist  Black Rock Band with song Bininj Kunborrk.8:21am Featured artist  Poem from Fleassy Malay with poem  When Men Birth  surrounding the role of today’s men during childbirth. 
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Responsible Tourism, Proposed merger of Children and Federal Circuit Court, Chaplaincy within Schools, Religious Freedoms Review and Songs of Satire

7:00am Acknowledgement of Country.7:06am Songs of Satire focuses on 1990s band Pulp song Common People, breaking down the social and political messages behind the piece.7:12am  Song: Common People by band, Pulp7:18am  Regina Scheyvens, Co-director of Pacific Research and Policy Center in School of People, Environment and Planning from  Massey University talking about being a responsible tourist, emphasising the need to be environmentally conscious when travelling.7:26am Song: Black Rock Band Bininj Kunborrk.7:30am  Miranda Kaye from the University of Technology of Sydney  providing information on the  proposed merger of the Children's Court of Australia and The Federal Circuit Court.7:42am President of the Rationalist Society of Australia Meredith Doig to have a chat with us about the new chaplaincy programme in Australian Schools.8:00am Song: Black Rock Band Struggle. 8:05am  Our monthly catchup with Dr Tim Jones from La Trobe University discussing the Religious Freedoms Review.8:22am Song: Anouar Brahem The Astounding eyes of Rita
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Malaysian Election results, Wominjeka festival, Abortion Referendum, Plastics ban, Surveillance and security

7:00am Acknowledgement of Country.7:05am Poem from Fleassy Malay When Men Birth surrounding the role of today’s men during childbirth.7:10 SONG Temple Step Project producer from Byron Bay with piece New Generations.7:18 Professor James Chin from the University of Tasmania speaks on the result of recent Malaysian elections including gerrymandering prior to the elections as well as the new coalition government Pakatan Harapan success and what this means for Malaysians.7:32 Interview with performer Lady Lash from the Wominjeka Festival over the weekend.7:36 Featured song from artist Lady Lash Her She Bars.7:44am Interview with Irish time’s Karen Twomey who spoke with Aoife Cooke on the debate leading up to the Irish abortion referendum and it’s results over the weekend.7:54am Gemma Cafarella, a representative of Liberty Victoria discussing heightened surveillance in the international community and how Australia’s “Home Affairs” ministry and new security measures proposed by Minister Dutton will effect the privacy of Australians. 8:04 Jimmy Cordwell from the Australian Marine Conservation Society about a Brisbane council's recent ban on straws, balloons and plastics and the beneficence to the local environment.8:17 Professor Rick Sarre, School of Law, University of South Australia on why random identification at airports are a bad idea. Discussing how random identification checks fail to combat the threat of terrorism, increases profiling and discrimination and fosters a fear rather than information-based society.
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Wominjeka Festival, Reconciliation on The Rooftop, Emission Exemptions for Powerstations, Drug Law Reform, another Nationalists Incursion, and the Religious Freedom Review

Wednesday Breakfast May 23, 20187:00am     Acknowledgement of Country7:05am     Hannah Morphy-Walsh, one of the co-curators of the exhibition Blak to the Future, speaks with us about the Wominjeka Festival, on at Footscray Community Arts Centre this weekend7:15am     Maylene Slater-Burns from SNAICC on the work of her organisation and Reconciliation on the Rooftop, at Fitzroy Library, Monday, May 28th.7:30am     Dr James Whelan researcher with Environmental Justice Australia on the risks to health of coal fired power stations and the need for improvements or closure of existing stations.7:45am     A Community Forum on the report of the Inquiry into Drug Law Reform is on next Wednesday, @ 4pm May 30th. Greg Denham CEO of Yarra Drug and Health Forum stresses the need for public discussion of the report.8:00am     Father Rod Bower (Gosford Anglican Church) describes the invasion of the Gosford Anglican Church community's Saturday night evening mass service by Nationalists from Melbourne, and the need for government leadership on this issue.8:15am     Prime Minister Turnbull received the report of the Review of Religious Freedom last week but the contents are yet to have been made public. Lee Carnie from the Human Rights Law Centre discusses the background and their submission to the Review.
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Bandicoots in the Burbs, keeping warm ethically, politics of food, cryptographic protocols, myth-making in Australia, senate inquiry on Australian content

Wednesday Breakfast rundown May 2, 2018 7:00   Acknowledgement of country 7:05   Alice Payne QUT on ethical shopping for a winter coat 7:15  Euan Ritchie, Deakin University on the southern brown bandicoot in 'novel environments' in southeastern Melbourne 7:30   Jane Martin, Executive Manager, Obesity Policy Coalition; a re-broadcast of interview from October 2017 7:45    Cryptographic protocols that support a free and democratic society with Dr Vanessa Teague, Department of Computing and Information Systems University of Melbourne 8:00    Tim Jones on the ANZACS and myth-making in Australia8:15   Denis Muller on the Senate Inquiry on Australian content on broadcast, radio and streaming services. 
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Anzac Day special broadcast

Dulce et Decorum est Pro Patria Mori: Wilfred Owen (8 March 1893 – 4 November 1918)Dr Sue Wareham, President, Medical Association for Prevention of War (Australia) speaks with us about ANZAC Day, Australia’s participation in the industrial military complex and the urgent need to work toward peaceGraeme Dunstan reports from the ANZAC Eve Peace Vigil in Canberra, commemorating the Frontier Wars. He describes the events of the Vigil, the Spirit Songs, the stories told and the experience of the dawn service.We hear from Aaron Packard, Chairperson of 350 AOTE-AROHA, the New Zealand arm of the international climate movement…, on the government’s decision not to grant new permits for off-shore oil and gas exploration.What New Zealanders think of the decision not to grant new permits for off-shore oil and gas exploration.Historian Henry Reynolds talks about the importance of acknowledging the Frontier Wars in Canberra and how that might be done.Denise Brailey discusses the illegal practices of banks that are currently under investigation by the Royal Commission and her work to support people who have had problems.
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Intersex, Vegetarianism, Jew Detective and updates from the StolenWealthGames

Last Friday, In Ya Face presenters James and Yvette speak with Morgan Carpenter, founder of Intersex Day, co-executive director of Oll Australia and consultant at GATEOrg, about his MNC submission into religion freedom (unpublished) the Ruddock Review, ending human rights violations against intersex persons and that intersex is not LGBTMark Donaddu director of world Vegan day, and President of Vegetarian Victoria. Mark is due to speak at the upcoming Community council meeting Bayside Climate Change Action Group, April 25th, a Public Forum.John Safran - John's Melbourne International Comedy Festival show is John Safran, Jew Detective< Snooping on Extremists and draws on the research he did for his book Depends What You Mean By Extremist. updates.
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Artists and journalists in creating new narratives on development, Water management Myanmar, Off Grid living Festival, religious freedom, Dr Tim Jones and an Update from the Stolenweath games protest.

 Professor Tony Bebbington from the University of Melbourne on the role of artists and journalists in creating new narratives about development and the work of Global Witness in keeping a record of the deaths of environmental activists and defenders around the world.Water management projects in Karen State in Myanmar with Dr Vanessa Lamb, University of Melbourne.Kate Nottingham tells Wednesday Breakfast about the Off-Grid Living festival in Eldorado, Victoria, April 28th.Jamie Gardiner from Liberty Victoria on the background to the latest inquiry into religious freedom                  Dr Tim Jones, cultural historian, Latrobe University, talks about submissions to the inquiry into religious freedom and the lack of reporting of Israeli Defence Force attacks on Palestinian protesters on March 30th.Boe Spearim, Gomeroi man, talks with Wednesday Brekky about the history of the Stolenwealth Games Protests and the peoples gathering on the Gold Coast for this year’s protest.
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Babies health, call for national environmental regulators, New geography's, Inquiry into drug law reform, Cuban medical cooperation, NSW south coast fires update.

Hannah Dahlan, Professor of Midwifery at Western Sydney University speaks to Wednesday Breakfast about howbirth interventions affect babies’ health in the short term and long term.Dr David Shearman on why Australians need a national environment protection agency to safeguard their health.Professor Anthony Bebbington, Melbourne University, on new geographies of global inequality and his current research on resource conflicts surrounding the mineral industry and other forms of mining in Latin America, Indonesia and Australia.Inquiry into drug law reform: Fiona Patten MLC came into the studio to talk about the report she tabled in the Victorian Parliament yesterday.Talking with Dr Sharon McLennon from Massey University about her research on Cuban medical cooperation in Pacific Island countries. Kate Aubrey on her experience of the bush fires on the New South Wales south coast and the town of Tathra.   
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40 Years of Multicultural Centre for Women's health, Radiotopia, Third coast international Audio festival and Fleassy Malay

 Multicultural Centre for Women’s Health is a national organisation run by immigrant and refugee women and dedicated to immigrant and refugee women’s health. This year they celebrate 40 years of immigrant and refugee women’s leadership in health and wellbeing. Presented by Hope Mathumbu. See for the entirety of IWD 24 hour broadcast. Julie Shapiro, Executive producer of Radiotopia and co-founder of Third Coast Audio Festival, speaking about her work in the radio podcast scene. Fleassy Malay in the studio to speak about her latest spoken word video, that was released on IWD, that has seen over 1 million views. Fleassy is  an Internationally renowned, evocative and powerful spoken word artist from the UK, now based in Melbourne, Australia. 
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Disability advocacy, environmental democracy, Alphington food hub, March for Birth Rights, women's voice on climate change and Time Johns monthly cultural analysis

 We speak with Jessielea about disability advocacy and inclusive community thinking. The Inclusionist. Dr Amanda Thomas from Victoria University of Wellington talks to us about environmental democracy and how media framing of environmental activists limits public debate on important environmental issues.Miranda Sharp from Melbourne Farmers Market, in the studio to talk about the new Alphington food hub.  Grace Sweeny, from Melbourne homebirth Association in to talk about March for Birth Rights happening in Hastings tomorrow morning at Dr Maria Tanyag from Monash Gender, Peace and Security Centre talking about her new project, gender responsive alternatives on climate change.The Tim Jones monthly cultural analysis with the occasional historical anecdote. 
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Water and Wisdom, Stop Adani, Shark Facts and Synthetic Mice

We speak to Helen Rayment, co-curator Water + Wisdom exhibition and Senior Exhibitions Coordinator RMIT. We hear from Stop Adani supporters about why they’re door-knocking in the electorate of Batman and what the voters are telling them. Kelly O’Shanassay, CEO of the Australian Conservation Foundation and Jake Wishart from 350 Australia talk about the Stop Adani Campaign. We speak with Jane Williamson, Associate Professor at Macquarrie University and Head of the Marine Ecology Group about her latest article The facts shark bites and shark numbers. Bob Phelps from Gene Ethics speaks with us about the article Could WA be the genetic testing ground for ‘synthetic mice’ to end all mice published in The Age. 
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Liberty Victoria on religious freedom, Fiona Patten on religious privilege and drug law reform, gaps in environmental protections for Adani mine, Vixen Collective on Project Respect

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The exhibition Rohingya, Manus Lives Matter, Urban Agriculture, Coal Dust, Who's who in the Zoo and Civic Imagination

The exhibition Rohingya: Refugee Crisis in Colour opened at Footscray Community Art Centre last Thursday. The mood was celebratory but the intention of the exhibition was serious. We speak to people attending the exhibition opening and Rohingya refugee Habiburahman about his new book, First They Erased our Name.Read more Manus Lives Matter Sister Jane Keogh is a Bigidine nun and a refugee advocate, co-founded Manus Lives Matter. She told us about how she became an advocate and her visit to Manus Island in October last year. Urban Agriculture Dr Nick Rose is a specialist in the emerging field of sustainable food systems and the related fields of food sovereignty and food security was on the phone to talk about Urban AgriculturalForum – 23ed to 24th of Feb.Coal Dust Amelie Vanderstock from Narrabri-based Citizen Science group, Leard Forest Research Node, reports on citizen research on dust levels in the Maules Creek coal mine and Boggabri areas of Northern New South Wales. You can find them on Facebook  Who's who in the Zoo Loretta O'Brian  to talk to us about 3CR and Subscriber Drive and what it means to be a 3CR member. Civic Imagination Dr Vincent Alessi Senior Lecturer, Visual Arts and Design spoke about the search for new civic imagination, and the importance of public art
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Luna Eclipse around the corner as Aus drug reform is seen on the horizon. Update on Rohingya

Wednesday breakfast Rundown 6th of December. Presenters, Judith Peppard and Patty BeggsOut of the Drak Dr Tanya Hill, Curator (Astronomy) at the Melbourne Planetarium, describes how she became involved in astronomy and what we’ll see during the lunar eclipse on January 31st.  Arms Race? Shirly Winton from IPAN phones into to talk about the coalitions proposed $3.8 billion dollar fund to stimulate the Australian arms industry into top ten producers of the world.  Drug reform on the horizon? Greg Denham talks to us about the renewed push in Victoria to introduce pill-testing at music events, and policy developments in France which may see the country decriminalise all drugs.Rohingya update Ali MC, a photographer and human rights activist, talks about his meetings with Rohingya refugees in Myanmar and Bangladesh in 2016. His exhibition Rohingya: Refugee Crisis in Colour, features Ali’s colour photography alongside film and photos shot by Rohingya refugees. The exhibition opens at Footscray Community Art Centre, Thursday, Feb 8th at 6:00 pm.
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Gaol Bars, Day of Mourning, Tech Diplomacy, QLD Rangers and Natural Strategy Draft.

Wednesday breakfast Rundown 24th of December. Presenters, Judith Peppard, Nick Wallis and Patty Beggs7:00am: Introduction:7:05am Gaol Bars Hugo the poet speak about the creation and force behind latest album reales 'Gaol Bars'. The Album comprises of raps written during and in some way inspired by my new work teaching music in a youth detention centre.7:25am Day Of Mourning Kevin Russell indigenous leader and Community man and great Grandson of William Copper joins us on the phone. Kevin has has worked in the Link up Program, and his the current Manager the Beyond Survival at VACA.7:45am Tech Diplomacy Hussein Dia joins us on the phone, he is Chair of Civil Engineering and Program Leader (Future Urban Mobility), Smart Cities Research Institute at Swinburne University of Technology. Hussein recently published an article in the conversation outlining potential future paths for cities, states, nations and big tech firms and companies. 8:00am QLD Rangers Dr Emilie Ens from Macquarrie University joins us on the phone to speak with us about the Indigenous Ranger Program, the value of the program to the community and the environment and how it has affected people's lives.8:15am Natural Strategy Draft James Tresize speaks for the Places We Love Alliance about flaws in the federal government’s new proposed ‘Strategy for Nature’. The strategy would weaken the measures currently in place to protect Australian animal and plant biodiversity and is out of step with the requirements of the International Convention on Biodiversity which Australia has signed.8:30am End:Track ListArchie Roach, Charcoal Lane
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ICAN we can, Midsumma festival, Youth theatre and Plans for US led security force in Syria.

Wednesday breakfast Rundown 6th of December. Presenters, Judith Peppard,  and Patty Beggs7:00am: Introduction:7:10am ICAN, We all can Tim Wright is the Asia-Pacific director of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons  joined us in the studio to update us on the international treaty to abolish nuclear weapons and ICAN's planes for 2018.7:25am Midsumma festival Dani Weber on the phone speaking about The Coco Butter Club opening Friday  Jan 19 as part of the Midsumma Festival,Victoria's premier LGBTQIA+ cultural festival. 7:45am Australian Theater for Young People Amy Maiden joined us on the phone to talk about The report: Building mental wellness and agility through youth theater, that was published by the ATYP.8:00am  Plans for US led security force in Syria Associate professor Mehmet Ozalp updates us on developments in Syria during 2017 and the US proposal for a border security force.8:15am Call to action on proposed deregulation of new GMO Tech Bob Phelps from Gene Ethics updates us on reviews of the regulations governing new genetic manipulation techniques. 8:30am End:Track ListThe Cactus Channel, Leech Mojo Juju, PsychoTomGirl, My Lovers 
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Early Childhood. ICAN and Will. Blockchain imaginations + more

Wednesday Breakfast 13th of DecemberPresenters, Nick Wallis and Patty Beggs.Early childhood: Dr Avis Ridgway speaks about the pleather of ways cultures and the importance of instilling a pedagogy of play. ICAN and Can do attitude wins a Nobel Peace prize: A number of Australians who were instrumental in setting up ICAN…travelled to Oslo for the ceremony. Other ICAN members and supporters watched it at Melbourne Town Hall and Gem Rumold was one of them. Gem is the Outreach Coordinator for ICAN Australia spoke with Judith.News Of the Day: Blockchain???: Dr Jason Potts imagines this new technology to have the ability to revolutionise the value system to which ew work from. Conversation "Bitcoin may be reaching new heights, but the ASX shows the blockchain is reinventing business". Live broadcast: Nick Wallis takes us through the Ethnogenesis symposium 2017 retrospectively while offering a small recap of the Enpsychedelia live broadcast that took place amongst many other talks and discussion. 
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GMO's try the back door, Super Field invite you to where you can't go, & Dr Jones's monthy cultural diagnosis + more

Wednesday breakfast Rundown 6th of December. Presenters, Judith Peppard and Patty BeggsGMO's to get a back door in if we speak out. Louise Sales from Friends of the Earth talking about the consultation on the government's proposed amendments to the Gene Technology Regulations to determine whether organisms developed using a range of new technologies are subject to regulation as genetically modified organisms (GMOs).  Super field Audio; Philip Samartzis, Madelynne Cornish and Benoit Bories in studio to talk about the up coming exhibition, where you can Experience some of the world’s remote locations through sound and vision. Steps to Stop the Abuse: Antoinette Braybrook, co-chair of Change the Record Alliance, speaks about the Free to be Kids report and their 8 point action plan to end abuse and over-representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in prison.Dr Jones's monthy cultural diagnosis: Tim Jones spoke with us about the longer term impact of marriage equality on the place of religion in Australian politics. The marriage debate and the commission into religious freedom have provided one of the most explicit discussions of the conditions of secularity in Australia, and have the potential to lead to lasting adjustments to the status quo.Blindside: Nathan Beard an emerging Perth based artists  joins us in the studio to talk about Always There And All A Part. An exhibition that presents works that interrogate the complexities of navigating race in the arts.
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Alice Springs Grandmothers, #16Days and a note from Undercurrent.

World Aids Day: Dr Chris Lemoh is a physician at Monash Health and president of the Victorian African Health Action Network (VAHAN), speaks about World AIDS Day and the way understandings of HIV/AIDS has changed.Asylum Seeker resource centre: Jana Favero…is the Director of Advocacy and Campaigns apeaks about the ongoing crisis on Manus Island.  The Alice Springs Grandmothers group Sabella KngwarrayeTurner speaks about the incarceration of Aboriginal children and the need for communities to work together to create change, followed by Hilary Tyler a doctor who works in Alice Springs and is a member of the Shut Youth Prisons.16 days of Activism against gender based violence Emily Castle and Matilda Stevens in the studio to talk about Undercurrent, an NFP grass roots org that challenging beliefs and actions that enable violence, with an emphasis on interpersonal and gendered violence.    Womens Health West workers take strike action, as management look to bypass employment negotiations and draft a EBA without proper consultations. We speak Kirsty Lee AUS union representative. Track List: - Shous, Love tonight.
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Gender, Peace and Security. Film and Photography. Breaking the technology binary. Young peoples engagement fake news

Wednesday breakfast Rundown 22nd November. Presenters, Judith Peppard, Nick Willis and Patty BeggsFilm- Hope Mathumbu speaks to Medika Thorpe, a Gunai and Gureng Gureng woman and executive director of the Winda Film Festival which brings together Indigenous voices and stories from around the world. The Festival is in its second year.Photography - Linsey Gosper in the studio to talk about the Centre for contemporary Photography, CCP, 25th Salon. An exhibition that hangs all entries allowing for a cross section of perspectives to arise. The show opens the 23nd of Nov. Technology - Dr Jose Ramos unpacks his latest article As a human, I don’t do technology. I am technology. Joes looks to contribute to the conversation thats aiming to push past the binary narrative of good vs bad technology.News - Our look at the news cycle today, using alternative sources, as well as reading the big papers, so you don’t have to.8:10am- 16 Days of activism against gender based violence-  Maria Tanyag from Gender, Peace and Security Centre at the Faculty of Arts at Monash. Maria told us about her PhD field work with women in the Philippines. She told us about how rigorous research is essential to inform and change global and national policies around women's reproductive rights. 8:20am- Young people and fake news- Dr Tanya Notley is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Humanities and Communication Arts and Senior Researcher at the Institute for Culture and Society at the University of Western Sydney. Tanya research and teaching is focused on communication, technology and social change. For her latest article.8:30am- End. Up next Stick together.Tracks List. 1 - Deep Forest - Oymes's Song (feat. Oyme) : Deep Forest are performing alongside Gaudi on the 1st of December at the Prince Bandroom and at Earthcore festival this weekend 2 -Yothu Yindi & Gavin Campbell - Treaty - The Journey Remix : Yothu Yindi just played at Strawberry Fields festival and also at the Croxton in Thornbury, where newly elected Greens MP for Northcote, Lidia Thorpe took the win, the first shift from the ALP in the history of the electorate's existence. 3 - Baro wdubi (Feat. Nasty Mars & Marcus)- Catch Baro and Nasty mars as Part of Melb Music week @The Carpark, St Paul's Cathedral, Flinders Ln & Swanston St, Melbourne tonight from
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Where to next for the LGBT Movement? and the Northcote by Election

 Wednesday Breakfast Rundown 15th Of November 2017With Judith Peppard, Nick Wallis and Patrick Beggs.Northcote by-election  Laura Chipp from Reason, the new pardy on the scene, drops into the studio to tell us their stance. Toronto Opens SIFThe first of three Safe injecting centres opened in Toronto, Canada, last week. In a story broadcast cast on The Wire on August 31st last year, Shane Hopkins from Toronto Public Health spoke with Judith about why they are needed. A similar centre is planned for North Richmond in Melbourne in 2018Australia on the UN Human rights council?Amy Frew Human Rights Law Centre, joins us via phone to talk about the the UN's response to the Australian NGO Coalition Submission to the Human Rights Committee.  Pine Gap Pilgrims trialJudith updates us on the Pine Gap Pilgrims trial Alice Springs refers to Open letter Saturday Paper, Northern Territory News Richard Tantor Analysis etc. Alternative News: This is our look at the news cycle, using alternative sources, covering the stories you aren’t hearing about in the mainstream media, as well as reading the big papers, so you don’t have to.Where Next?Dr Graham Willett who is a cultural Historian, an activist and a key role in establishing the Australian lesbian and gayarchives, joins us to talk on where to next post same Sex marriage surveyNorthcote by-election  We speak with Nevena Spirovska who is running as an Independent to get insight into why. Songs, aired. - Able8 by Neon Flight. - The Chris Commerford Band's track "Stay" of their latest album. Launching this Friday the 17th of Nov @the Penny Black from 8.30.
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Manus Rally, Uluru Statement rejected by Gov, Australian Satire on fire and the Timothy Jones Monthly report.

Manus Island - Judith captures voices from the crowed in last weekend's peaceful demonstration  about Australia abandoning refugee's on Manus Island.  Rally for Manus this Friday the 10th- follow on rally.  YES for LOVE: Nicole Baker-Bryson is the mind behind The Truth About Marriage (  Marriage as being much more than a ceremony and the legal Next of Kin protection granted with it. This protection is often not granted in legal documents like Power of Attorney.  YES for LOVE was produced by Joy (94.9) FM for the Community Radio Network -  Stories from the LGBTIQ community across Australia recorded in the lead up to the survey  @Joy949Uluru Statement rejected by Gov- where to now? Harry Hobbs offers his perspective on the question, he is a PHD candidate in Constitutional Law and Indigenous Rights at the Uni of NSW. Sign to continue the pressure mounting  Does the government have a humorous bone in its bureaucratic body? Giordano Nannie from Juice media talking about a letter they received recently from the National Symbols Officer  #HonestGovernmentAdverts #ItsSatire Timothy Jones monthly appearance - Dissecting current debate about religious freedom, and contextualise it in the longer history of Australian secularism. If conservatives have their way, proposed ‘protections’ of religion will further undermine Australia’s secular status.  
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Sex, Drugs, and Rock 'n Roll

Wednesday Breakfast Rundown 11 October 2017With Nick, Judith and Patty. Paper money- Vivien Langford speaks with ecologist    all about the dollar value of forests.Love is Love -  The Teskey Brothers - Forever you and MeCreative ways at tackling systemic issues- Dr Catherine Cock- co founder of Gathering of Kindness - on the phone to talk about instilling a culture of kindness throughout the healthcare system. Western desert dialysis - Jake Redman Social support coordinator at the Purple house in Alice spring talking the houses work and the need to continue to give dialysis out in remote communities- Melbourne fundraiser @The Grace darling hotel 6th of  Nov. Butt Plug Dance Party - *Content Warning* Euphemia Rustle, Sexuality and Pleasure Educator, in the studio to talk about the Butt Plug Dance Party hosted by I Wish You Knew on the 25th of Nov. Safe Injecting - Colleen Hartland Australian Greens MP,  member for Western Metropolitan region to talk about the trial of safe injection centre in North Richmond
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Egyptian Government has arrested 57 people for holding up a rainbow flag, Privacy vs scrutiny, Pin Gap Protesters face possible jail, Alternative facts do exist, Local resident in Katherine speaks out of poisoned water supply

Wednesday Breakfast Rundown 25th October 2017With Kate Aubrey, Judith Peppard, Nick Wallis and Patty Beggs. Egyptian Government has arrested 57 people for holding up a rainbow flag at a concert. Hope Mathumbu from Tuesday Breakfast speaks with Ivo, a Toronto-based activist working with the Egyptian No H8 Campaign, as well as Solidarity with LGBTQI Egypt to find out more. 7:30amPrivacy vs scrutiny of public profilesDr. Jennifer in to discuss her latest article sparked by a twitter storm on Barnaby Joyces life decisions. Pilgrims arrested performing a lament at Pine GapMargaret Pretorius and four others from the faith-based antiwar group, Pine Gap Pilgrims, were arrested in September last year after breaching the perimeter of Pine Gap, the joint US-Australian defence facility outside Alice Springs. Margaret spoke to Wednesday Breakfast about the reasons for the protest and their performance of a lament for the war dead.Alternative facts do exist: beliefs, lies and politics Exploring how scientific and political truth's differ with Lochlan Morrissey Merlyn Smith local resident in Katherine effected by the recent contamination scandal of PFAS chemicals leaked into groundwater by Australian defence bases across. The community has been advised to dilute water they drink, meanwhile the local pool is drained and too dangerous to swim in. See Four Corners report for more information:
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HIV advocate and activist, Moving community radio SYN Fm, Earthships, Asia Calling and live Poetry.

Wednesday Breakfast the 18th of October 2017What on3CR In Ya Face presenter James McKenzie speaks writer and living with HIV advocate and activist NicHolas about the new NSW legislation that makes room for possible punitive measures for the transmission of HIV, including prison sentences in some instances. Nic Holas and James McKenzie talk about its implications for people living with HIV.Moving community radio, SYN FM's new home. Tess Lawley General Manager of SYN FM, joins us in the studio to talk about how raise the funds to make the move. Kate chats to Mike Reynolds founder and architect of Earthships, a radical off-grid passive solar home, originating in Taos New Mexico. On his tour in Australia. 7:55am Asia Calling: From Sydney, Jake Atienza finds out more about Clinton Pryor’s Walk for Justice. #Disclaimer. Content warning, contains discussion on mental illness and suicide, please be aware. Nour Abouzeld, Shima Hamima, and Fofo Nshmirimana join us live in the studio to talk to about Common Grounds latest multilingual multi faith spoken word workshop series. 
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Mental Health week- Feat Miwatj Program, Dennis Muller, Stand up to Willson Security, and Wellways education.

Wednesday Breakfast 11th of October 2017Whats on:Dr Lucas de Toca in the studio talking about the Miwatj Mental Health Program - an indigenous mental health program managed and controlled by Aboriginal people Dennis Muller on the phone to talk about his latest rticle published in the conversation, highlighting the danger of hate fueled speech in areas of public discourse and just how damaging they are to civil society and discourse. Nina Ross and Gabrielle de Vietri from Artists Committee about the weeping woman demonstration at NGV on Saturday against Wilson Security's involvement in the Nauru detention centre. Wellways Director of Mental Health Services Laura Collister, joined us in studio to talk about mental health accessibility and importance of community engagement to push past stigma surrounding mental health. Music featured:Lions Den by Rachel by the Stream
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Yarra River Keeper, Human Rights Watch Indonesia, Eyes To Dry, community learning, Locked up,

Guest The Yarra Riverkeeper, Andrew Kelly, about the new legislation and the next steps in implementation regarding the Yarra River Protection Wilip-gin Birrarung murron Act, marking the first time the Woi-Wurrung language of the Wurundgeri people appears in an act of the Victorian Parliament.Associate Professor Kaye Mehta from Flinders University,  joins to talk about the Obesity Policy Coalition and how federal and state governments are set to place restrictions on television food advertising to children as part of an obesity prevention strategy. James McKenzie of 3CR's In Ya Face speaks with Andreas Harsono, of Human Rights Watch Indonesia, about LGBTQI rights in Indonesia.  Author Jessica Tavassoli about Eyes to dry', speak about her co-crafted graphic novel about, friendship, mental illness and coping. Henry Churchill, co-founder of The Weekly service, a community leadorganisation that host talks in Thornbury. A track from new group Spinifex Gum, lead by Felix Riebl (The Cat Empire) feat. Aussie rapper Briggs and all-female indigenous choir Marliya; a politically-fuelled single 'Locked Up'takes aim at the disproportionate rate and sickening treatment of Indigenous Youth in juvenile detention.Lisa Gye in studio to talk about the change in the media landscape pre and post radio with images. Listen to her talk Thursday 28 September at the Aldermen for Melbourne free University latest lecture series.  
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Wednesday Breakfast 20 September 2017 Rohingya Crisis

Absent from the recent conversations on the Rohingya crisis is the Myanmar government practice of taking over land from minority groups to progress mining and other business interests.Jason Von Meding joins Judith and the team to discuss his recent article Religion is not the only reason Rohingyas are being forced out of Myanmar  from the Conversation
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Wednesday Brekky 13 September 2017 - Kinglake Earthships, Pine Gap- Mind the Gap, Rohingya peoples plight

Interviews Rohingyas flee violence with no long-term solution to the crisis in sightThe UN estimates that over 100,000 Rohingya people have fled violence in Rakine state in Myanmar during the past weeks. There are media reports of burnt out villages and attacks on civilians and the UN is calling for an urgent response to this humanitarian crisis.Dr Costas Laoutides is a Senior lecturer in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Deakin University. He and his colleague Dr Anthony Ware have been working on a book about the Rohingya people for the past three years and have done field work in Rakine state. He told Wednesday breakfast that the situation in# Myanmar is more complex than the media portrays.Dr Jonathan Pickering on the US exit from Paris Agreement and the implications on that decision.EventDaryl Taylor in the studio to talk about his efforts to build a council approved Earthship (radical natural building) in Kinglake, following Black Saturday fires. And sharing an upcoming workshop in September, plus Mike Reynolds (Earthship pioneers) tour in October.Alternative News segment Guest - Lucie Bradley, Laneway Learning co-founder and Melbourne coordinator. Kristian Leammie-Ruff speaks with us about 'Mind the Gap', an exhibition looking into the Pine Gap military intelligence facility in the Northern Territory.More info on Pine Gap- Listen hereJust Equal campaign rally at Sydney Town Hall breaks records. On Sunday, Sept 10th the Just Equal campaign held a rally at Sydney Town Hall to proudly show support for the LGBTIQA community and encourage people to vote YES! for marriage equality in the postal vote which begins this month. Around 30,000 people attended making it the biggest rally supporting LGBTIQA rights in Australian history. People were encouraged to bring their placards and dress to impress, and they did! Judith from 3CR Wednesday breakfast was there and spoke with people about why they had come out on the day. Check out what they said on our website.
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Wednesday Breaky 6.9.17. Human Rights Law Studies, Midwifery insurances, Play On performing arts company, 'Heart of Ageing, back to nature, History of vaccination.

Herlambang Wiratraman the Director at Centre of Human Rights Law Studies Airlangga University. Herlambang spoke with Asia Pacific Currents' Pier Moro on the state of human rights in Indonesia and the structural impediments for justice for working people On the phone with Hanna Dalhen, Midwife and academic talking about the threat that a change in insurance protection could have on private practicing midwifes and the Australian birthing culture. Lydia and Tom Martin in the studio to talk about Play On, a performing arts company that blends national classical contemporary and electronic musicians together into a concert formate that are designed to get you dancing.Event On the phone Ronda Held, CEO from the Council on the Aging Victoria sharing the event 'The Heart of Aging'. EventConnecting People back to nature: Melissa Turner from FireKeepers joins us to share more about the camp Wild by Nature Village being held in October for adults and children. Ella Stewart-Peters, Flinders Univeristy to discuss the history of anti-vaccination campaigns and conspiracies. Further reading.
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Interviews with David Giles and Gene Kehoe

Interview with David Giles, activist, academic and writer, discussing the politics of public space. David places Melbourne's urban growth in a global context as the Lord Mayor Robert Doyle tries to pass laws to 'ban sleeping rough' in Melbourne's CBD. #nohomelessban To stay updated on the sleeping rough ban, visit Justice Connect to learn more about the proposed amendments to local Law in Melbourne’s CBD.Interview with Gene Kehoe, a member of the media crew documenting the first Indian Pacific Wheel Race running across Australia, that raises awareness of safety on the highways and fostering more cooperation between all modes of transport on the highways. Follow the latest updates @ipwr Alternative news with the Wednesday Breakfast team. 
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Dr Jeanette Pritchard - Bionic Vision - TEDxStKilda

As part of the partnership between 3CR Community Radio and TEDxStKilda, Dr Jeanette Pritchard of the Monash Vision Group discusses her TEDxStKIlda talk on bionic vision. 
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Alice Morell - Motherhood - TEDxSt Kilda

As part of the partnership between 3CR Community Radio and TEDxStKilda, Alice Morell of The Mother Movement discusses her TEDxStKilda talk on motherhood.
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Danny Blay- No To Violence - TEDxStKilda

As part of the partnership between 3CR Community Radio and TEDxStKilda Danny Blay, former director of peak body No To Violence, discusses his TEDxStKilda talk on masculinity.
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Sally Tonkin - recognition - TEDxStKilda

As part of the partnership between 3CR Community Radio and TEDxStKilda, Sally Tonkin of the St Kilda Gatehouse discusses her TEDxStKIlda talk on individual humanity and the innate desire for recognition.
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Dr Devi Stuart-Fox - Animal evolution & colour - TEDxStKilda

As part of the partnership between 3CR Community Radio and TEDxStKilda, Dr Devi Stuart-Fox of the University of Melbourne discusses her TEDxStKIlda talk on lizard camouflage.