Current Affairs Workers
With Dean and Sasha
7:15am Different like Us with Areej Nur. RISE anti racism workshops. RISE is running anti racism workshops for organisation who service communities of colour as well as people who want to tackle racism within their workplace. Bec Zajac from Tuesday breakfast speaks with Mera from RISE about these workshops and the importance of going beyond the traditional tolerance-based models taught at workplaces.
7:30am La Trobe Student Jessica Lenahan. La Trobe students this yesterday afternoon staged a successful rally against former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s visit to their campus. Students opposed Rudd visiting their campus one week after he voted in support of the budget, which saw $2.8 billion being taken from higher education funding.
7:45am Rose Kulak from Amnesty International. She spoke about Beatriz, a pregnant woman in El Salvador who is being denied an abortion at the risk of her life.
8:10am Bruce Haigh, former diplomat and member of the Refugee Review Tribunal under Howard .We spoke about the government's proposed review of the Refugee Determination System as outlined in the recent budget
Alternative news, current affairs and media analysis 7:00 - 8:30 am
If you have queries or stories for the above programs contact Gab Reade, 3CR's Current Affairs Coordinator.