Monday Breakfast

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


Lucy Waldron-Brown and William Matthews


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Monday 17 July 2017

with Lucy and Will

7.00am Acknowledgement of country

7.05am Lucy spoke with Kylie Troy-West from community action group Victoria Street Drug Solutions (VSDS) about the heroin crisis in Richmond and VSDS' advocacy for the trial of a medically supervised injecting centre.

7.15am Raoul Wainwright, Manager of Policy and Communications of Victorian Public Tenants Association (VPTA) joined us in the studio to talk about the VPTA's reaction to recent developments in public housing, including Government's task force investigating the use of flammable aluminium cladding in Victorian public housing.

7:30am  Sonata For The Socially Secured by 3CR's very own performance poet Santo Cazzati, long time presenter of 3CR’s Spoken Word programme (Thursdays from 9am). Outlining some of the unrealistic expectations and nonsensical difficulties the federal government imposes on the mass of unemployed persons in this country.

7.35am Will spoke with GetUp! human rights campaigner Aurora about the nationwide vigil being held for refugees and asylum-seekers held on Manus Is and Nauru. Join the #evacuatenow movement here in Melbourne - 6pm on Wednesday 19 July at the State Library of Victoria.

7.50am Annie McLoughlin from 3CR's Solidarity breakfast spoke with Kate Shaw, Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellow in Urban Geography and Planning from the University of Melbourne on the arguments against social mix and the sell off of Victorian Public Housing assets.

8.00am Alternative news: a critical analysis of the news cycle. We cover stories you might not be hearing about in Australia's mainstream media.

8.10am Lucy caught up with Ella Caldwell from Red Stitch Actors' Theatre in St Kilda about their upcoming show INCOGNITO. Previewing from Tuesday 18 July, tickets available from

8.20am We closed the show with a poem by anarchist and social agitator Pope Fred, "Beware the Consumer Paradigm". Hear more work by Pope Fred on 3CR's Spoken Word, 9am Thursdays.

You heard us play: Cloud 9 by Baker Boy feat. Kian; Come My Way by Tamara Brown


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