Current Affairs Workers
with Ania, Emma and Shamini
7:15am Shamini spoke to Martin Freney, PhD student and builder of the first council approved Earthship in Australia, about the upcoming Alternative Building Design Workshop that will be held at CERES, Brunswick on the 13th/14th of September
7:30am Shamini spoke to Debbie Brennan from the Coalition to beat Back the Far Right about the immense Day of Action against the extremist Christian Right conference that World Congress of Families held last Saturday in Hallam, Melbourne.
7:45am Ania spoke to spoken word artist, Luka Lesson, about the launch of his second album 'EXIT', happening this Sunday 7pm at the Howler, 7-11 Dawson St, Brunswick. Hosted by L-FRESH The Lion with special guests from around the globe, join an evening of hip hop and slam poetry. Tickets are $18 and all profits go to Welcome to Australia, an organisation which assists and highlights issues relating to refugees in Australia today.
8.15am Emma spoke with Anthony Kelly, Executive Officer at the Flemington and Kensington Legal Centre about the findings from the long-running coronial investigation into the death of Michael Atakelt, a young Ethiopian-Australian man who was found dead in the Maribyrnong River in July 2011. The findings were handed down last Thursday, and Anthony spoke about work the Centre has been doing around issues of race and policing in the west of Melbourne, as well as the mishandling of the investigation by police. The Legal Centre has recently launched a new website for the Police Accountability Project.
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.