Current Affairs Workers
With Ania, Nicole and Emma
7:15am Emma spoke with Samiro Douglas, CEO of WIRE Women's Information about a forum held by WIRE on 13 November 2013 where they invited women politicians from the Greens, Labour and the Liberals to speak about what they could do for Victorian women. Samiro spoke about issues affecting women in Victoria including the gender pay gap, access to employment and training, homelessness, and men's violence against women including financial abuse. WIRE offers information support and referral to all Victorian women on any issue. You can call WIRE's support line from Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm on 1300 134 130 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
7:30am Nicole spoke with Joyce Fu, of Cornerlink, and organisation with links to grassroots Cambodian organisations. Joyce discussed the opposition from within Cambodia to plans to settle refugees from Australia in Cambodia.
7:45am Emma spoke with Amy Middleton, founding editor and publisher of Archer magazine, about the launch of their third issue this Thursday. Archer is an independent journal of sexual diversity which started in Melbourne in 2013, and in its first year won the Media Award at the 2014 LGBTI Honour Awards and a nomination in the United Nations Human Rights Media Awards. Contributors to this issue include Michelle Dicinoski on masturbation, Benjamin Law on being gay at school, Nic Holas on sex on premesis venues, Eloise Brook on transgender narratives and disability activist Jax Jacki-Brown on pashing in public. The third issue of Archer will launch this Thursday 27 November at Bella Union Bar in Carlton from 7pm.
Alternative news, current affairs and media analysis 7:00 - 8:30 am
If you have queries or stories for the above programs contact Ronny Kareni 3CR's Current Affairs Coordinator.