It hasn’t been a good year for politics, voter disillusionment is high, and trust is low. So how do we address the issue of Integrity in Politics? Michelle Grattan, Chief Political Correspondent for the Conversation recently gave a public lecture on this very topic as a guest of the Accountability Round Table at the University of Melbourne Law School.
The ‘Decolonisation Before Profit’ conference was hosted by the Brisbane Aboriginal Sovereign Embassy in resistance to the G20 from 8-16 November. Uncle Yillah Robinson from the Githabul nation in NSW talks about how Native Title undermined his people’s ability to protect their land. Pekeri Ruska of the Goenpul people on Stradbroke Island reads a poem about the devastating effects of mining on her country.
Fiona Armstrong talks about how the Climate and Health Alliance contributed.
There are groups quietly getting on with the job of combatting human hunger whilst saving animals & the environment. We chat with Dawn Moncrief, Founding Director of A Well Fed World. We also chat with Dr Nick Rose, food justice activist from the Australian Food Sovereignty Alliance about our broken food system. We talk Free Trade deals with Elise Burgess from Voiceless & the TPP with Sarah Agar from Choice.
Labour news from Cambodia, Thailand, South Korea, Australia and Bangladesh. Interview with Kivanc Eliacik, International Relations Officer of DISK – the progressive union federation in Turkey on the issues facing workers in Turkey and the war in Syria and Iraq. Asia Pacific Currents is a program of Australia Asia Worker Links.
As ERA says that they don’t have the money to rehabilitate the existing Ranger uranium mine and may need to be bailed out by the government, they are also proposing a new underground uranium mine at Kakadu. Lauren Meilor from the Environment Centre of the Northern Territory tells us about how we can stop this. Submissions are open to the public now. Author and journalist Frank Walker gives us a taste of his new book, ‘Maralinga: The Chilling Expose of our secret nuclear shame and betrayal of our troops and country.’
A Jennings On FIFA. Today we are in conversation with investigative journalist Andrew Jennings after FIFA has moved to keep secret its report into corruption over the bidding process for the 2022 World Cup that was handed to Qatar.
The extinct thylacine is central in Tony Black’s story, ‘The Last Tiger’. Helen Razer has co-authored ‘A Short History of Stupid: The decline of reason and why public debate makes us want to scream.
Catherine Cashmore interviewed on the 7th Speculative Vacancy report, where we delve into real estate theory of demand assessment and how the community pays whilst speculators hoard for great profit with little consequence. 64,386 empty homes but there is a Housing Supply Crisis??? http://www.prosper.org.au/?p=8323
Hosts Ben and Sarah interview Nikki Blanch and three participants from Sprout, an initiative of Mind Australia. Sprout is micro-enterprise programme focussing on vocational skills, training and social inclusion.
Phin and Daniel interview Tricia Malowney, former President of the Victorian Disability Services Board and a leading disability advocate about the forthcoming state election and how it affects people with a disability.
His week that was- Kevin Healy; 60th anniversary Eureka Rebellion – Shirley Winton; Arrest at G20- Ciaron O’Reilly; Part 2 Bees in trouble worldwide – Coral Wynter; Palestine Women’s Humanitarian Organisation in refugee camps in Lebanon – Olfat Malmoud.
This week on Accent of Women we speak to one of the leaders of the garment workers union, Dian Trisnanti about the situation for women workers in Indonesia, as well as the documentary film that the union is working on. Radio Marsinah, a station run by a small female garment workers union is looking to make a film as an effective way to address the issue of female workers in Indonesia: the film is called – Break Open. In it they want to address the issue of sexual violence.
In this episode Vivien is out on the farm – in Gulgong, NSW, with Colin Sies and at Narramine, NSW, with Bruce and LIz Irvine. Colin, Bruce and Liz share with Viv their hard-won insights as to how best manage agricultural land.
Val and Faith are joined in the studio by Cr Cathy Oke (City of Melbourne). Cathy recently took part in a study tour of the Netherlands organised by the CPF and the Dutch consulate and shares some of the take home messages from that tour with us.
Today refugee advocate Ian Rintoul talks about the High Court intervention into the Australian government’s policy of deporting asylum seekers back to danger in Afghanistan.
Presenters and guests are Pam Vardy, Penny Woodward – author and edible plants expert, Karen Sutherland – Edible Eden Design, and special guest Phillip Johnson.
Annie talks to Andrew Kelly from the East West Link Picketers about the latest damning figures around the Link project and the upcoming PT rally; live cross to Musgrove Park, Brisbane with Viv Marlo (3cr) speaking to Aboriginal Activist Wayne Whaton; Noah Bassil on unrest in Mexico & Burkina Faso.
Chris Chaffney and Kevin Healey share a cup of tea and discuss key issues of the day from a left perspective. This episode starts with a discussion of the up-coming Victorian election.
Valerie and Trish interviewed renowned Australian violinist Patrick Roberts about his upcoming concert at The Thornbury Theatre and also writer/performer Emily Goddard about her one woman ‘exploratory’ theatre piece ‘This is Eden’ about the first female convicts at La Mama Theatre.
Lost in Science uncovers some dodgy science claiming to reveal Jack the Ripper’s identity, we talk about a human gut that’s been made outside the body and chat to Joe Duggan, the creator of the blog Is This How You Feel showcasing letters from climate scientists.
This program continues a three-part series of mental health themes and poetry. Anne Carson appears on Spoken Word reading her poetry on theme of grief. Producer peter Davis. Jennifer harrison also speaks as coordinator of DAX Mental Health Poetry Collection
Talking with Dr Jacqueline Broad, who is writing a book about Mary Astell, a 17th century English feminist and philosopher, who was quite famous in her time, but whose influence and notoriety has dissipated considerably since.
Sue Smith, Self Advocacy Resource Unit (SARU) Coordinator live session from the Strengthening Disability Advocacy Conference 2014 with Change with No Change: ideas for making change happen when you have little or no money. http://www.daru.org.au/strengthening-disability-advocacy-conference/prog...
The Victorian state election is just around the corner. According to one political source, the major political parties are ignoring environmental issues as if they didn’t even exist. This week, Dirt Radio asks Cam Walker, Friends of the Earth’s campaign co-odinator, to give us some insight as to why and how FoE is addressing these absences. Also, this week, the on-air launch of MP Watch, FoE’s pre-election scan and score of candidates running in key electorates (mpwatch.org)
Lia Incognita talks to archivist Chris Arneil and plays some historical clips from 2SER’s Gaywaves (1980-2005), also talks about Tilde trans and gender diverse film festival, a great win against transphobic law in Malaysia, and changes to the asylum process in Aust that will harm rape survivors and glbtiq refugees.
The latest education news and information from Defense of government schools.
El contenido de este programa es de la realidad que estamos viviendo y como nos afecta en ámbito ambiental, político, social, derechos y desventajas. Gracias por escucharnos y por su apoyo. Felicidades
Guest: Dr Sam Bowker- Lecturer Islamic Arts History at Charles Stuart University. Topic: Khayamiya Project (The Art of tentmaking in Egypt).
Shane and Anne from HAAG bring you older persons’ housing activist news with a focus this month on pets – why they’re important, and what are your rights.
Chinland thawng, Kawlram thawng, Ram dang thawng, Ngandamnak le Lai zuun hla dawh hna an si.
The Plumbers Union weekly radio show. Presented by The Plumbing Trades Employment Union (PTEU).
The Sydney Solidarity Network has sprung up recently, informed and inspired by other grassroots-based organising and fighting organisations like Seattle Solidarity Network in the United States and UNITE the fighting union for fast food and retail workers here in Victoria. Stick Together caught up with a couple of members to talk about SydSol’s foundation and activities as well as one of their most recent battles with the member at the centre of it.
The September edition of Small Talk saw the team continue to explore issues around mental health. They also discussed the upcoming Short Statured People of Australia convention, what conventions mean to them and what they get out of the 1 week out of 52 where Short Statured People are the majority.
This weeks program is about the history of Kurds and Yazidis.
and the involvement of the US in the Middle East.
Food Not Bombs Edition. The government pours money into war memorial celebrations and new tasers for police – what does this mean? Today we will be talking generally about Militarisation, Anzac day, Cops, PSO’s and other great stuff the world throws at us…dig in!
This week on Melbourne Chautari Rupesh interviews one of Nepal’s great national cricket players, Shakti Gauchan, about his performance in the 20 – 20 World Cup.
Girt by Sea is a program that covers political issues in the South East Asian region; In this week’s program we discuss the plight of the people who were affected by Haiyan in the Philippines and later we cover the ongoing issue of the Trans Pacific Partnership.
Un programa con noticias información y comentarios, esperamos lo disfruten, hasta la próxima semana, muchas gracias, felicidades!
Sumaia and Janielle chat with journalism student Alcyone Alphonse about the lack of representation of women of colour in the mainstream media!
On tonight’s show Jonathan discusses glyphosate increase, Monsanto investment worries and what the coalition could do to our rights to protest.
I speak with Sarah Williams from Multicultural Arts Victoria about the Rights at the Round Table forums!
This month we hear highlights from Melbourne’s May Day rally, chat to the guys at Ceva in Melbourne’s north and hit the road for Victoria’s regional delegates training.
Valerie interviewed former Attorney General Rob Hulls about his new job as Adjunct Professor at RMIT. Sue interviewed Hans Hols Associate Professor at Sydney University about concerns around the new DSM5 and Sharon Malcolms, a podiatrist from NYCH, on the foot problems resulting from stilletto heels. Finally Valerie Farfalla and Sue Leigh said goodbye to Wednesday Hometime but can now be heard on Monday Breakfast at 7am.
To mark 20 years since the High Court’s decision to grant native title to Eddie Mabo and the people of the Murray Islands, we speak with Dr Bryan Keon-Cohen QC. Dr Keon-Cohen appeared in the High Court for Mabo, as well as being counsel in the Wik case. He reflects on 20 years of native title, and speaks about the significance and preparation for the famous case.