Monday Breakfast

Monday 7:00am to 8:30am
Current affairs, media analysis, alternative media.


William Mathews, Jackson McInerney and James Brennan


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Monday 23 April 2018

On the show with James and Will

7:00am - 3CR studios stand on land falling under the sovereignty of the Kulin Nations, to whose Elders we pay our respects.

7:05am - Alternative News: A weekly roundup of the news and views that mainstream media outlets are (and aren't) bringing you

7:25am - Queer Asylum Seekers: What kind of hurdles do LGBTQIA+ asylum seekers face in the course of applying for refugee status? In Ya Face's James speaks to Alice Gardoll of the Refugee Advice and Casework Service (RACS) based in Sydney. In Ya Face airs Fridays at 4pm on 3CR Community Radio 855AM. Call RACS on 02 8317 6500

7:40am - Moreland Disability Expo: Taking place on the 11th May from 10am to 4pm at Coburg Civic Centre 90 Bell St, the Moreland Disability Expo presents services and advice to people with disabilities and their supporters. Christine Scott from VALiD comes on the show to tell us about the NDIS information sessions and other reasons to turn up to the Expo. Call 03 9416 4003 or visit for more info. Call 03 9742 0777 for a similar event in Wyndham City

7:50am - Over The Wall: A weekly look at news and current affairs in the social safety net space. This week, Over the Wall speaks to Mark O'Brien from Tenants Victoria about bond for rental properties and how you can get a bond loan from the Department of Health and Human Services. The Fitzroy DHHS office is at 145 Smith Street, Fitzroy VIC 3065. Call 1300 360 408

8:00am - Arnold Zable on the phone: Monday Brekkie's arts correspondent Vanessa chats with Arnold Zable on a number of topics, including on his writing and the experience of immigrants in Australia

8:15am - Solemn Remembrance of All Our Wars: Graham Dunston reports on a commemorative action and vigil taking place in the week of ANZAC day, organised by the Aboriginal Tent Embassy on Ngunnawal country (aka Canberra). Graham reminds us of the Tent Embassy's role as a gathering place for Canberrans, as well as a force pushing for acknowledgement of the Frontier Wars as part of Australia's military history


Follow the hosts on Twitter to get a heads up on future shows! Will: @william_illyam, James: @JamesBrennan2


If you have queries or stories for the above programs contact 3CR's Current Affairs Coordinator, Gabrielle Reade. 

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