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Nine mega coal projects proposed in the Galilee Basin in Queensland would see a doubling of Australia’s coal exports and burn through a whopping 6% of the world’s remaining carbon budget (if we are to have any chance of staying below 2 degrees of warming). We speak with Josh Creaser from 350.org Australia​ about why these projects must be stopped. Bushfires are one of the most immediate and dramatic examples of the effects of climate change in Australia, and they’re only going to get worse. Professor Lesley Hughes from The Climate Council​ explains the links between climate change and increased propensity and severity of bushfires.

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Today we look at the efforts of top rugby players David Pocock and Clyde Rathbone to show that there are some professional athletes that have the courage to speak out about social justice issues and risk the ire of their sports bosses.

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Can we have an international treaty banning nuclear weapons? This week’s swho discusses the influence of the recent conferences on the humanitarian impacts of nuclear weapons on the Nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty. We speak to Phoebe Wynn Hope from the Australian Red Cross and Dimity Hawkins from the International Campaign Against Nuclear Weapons to hear their analysis of the current state of affairs

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Labour updates from the Asia Pacific Region.

Interview with Junya Lek Yimprasert, Thai Labour activist, living in exile in Finland due to charges under Lese Majeste.

Asia Pacific Currents is a program of Australia Asia Worker Links.

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Today we talk to Aran Mylvaganam from the Tamil Refugee Council about the shameful situation in which scores of refugees have been held for as long as six years because of negative ASIO assessments.

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Tessa Jones PHD Student at Monash University, speaks about consciousness, including Lynne Rubber Bakers’ theory and why there are different reactions to the same level of pain. Also if artificial intelligence could have a state of consciousness.

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Beyond Zero talks to Time Forcey from The University of Melbourne’s Energy Institute about gas demand in New South Wales.

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On today’s special International Women’s Day edition of Women on the Line, we revisit an archived interview from 2013 with comedians, performers, musicians and sisters Candy and Kim Bowers. During the time of the interview they were touring a children’s comedy show around Australia called MC Platypus and Queen Koala’s Hip Hop Jamboree. I sat down with them alongside writer, DJ and host of 3CR’s Hip Sista Hop, Sista Zai to chat about their experiences of race and gender in comedy and hip hop.

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Lost in Science looks at how much government science funding has recently dropped in Australia and then a looks at Australian research into plastic ocean waste, bee colony collapse and our new sixth taste, fat.

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‘A Fifty-year Silence’ between her grandparents inspired Miranda Richmond Mouillot to write a family history of love, war and a ruined house in France. ‘The Rise and Fall of Great Powers’ is Tom Rachman’s novel that crosses decades and continents telling the story of Tooly Zylberberg.

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Bob Massie (350.org.au & outgoing President of the New Economy coalition) gives a rousing speech at Melb Uni on the climate challenge and transitionary forces, followed by an interview with Karl www.earthsharing.org.au (check our new website!)

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Crisis in Syria- Susan Dingham. Gardasil mark 2- Helen Lobato. Australia Venezuela Solidarity Network Brigade visit to Venezuela – Danesh Chacko.

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Suzanne and the Bagman discuss the important issues from a left perspective.

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Val and Faith welcome studio guests, Anna Thompson and Caz Whitehead and everyone shares a bike moment. We run through some news including shared-path racing on Strava and Anna Meares’ 11th World Title in Paris. Caz and Anna fill us in on #Everesting and the recent mass women’s everesting on Mt Donna Buang, which they were both a part of. We finish up with a coupe of events. #girlsgetrad #insearchofup

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This week’s show will continue the scrutiny of the Greyhound Industry with an interview with Carey Theil of Grey2KUSA, a group leading the worldwide movement to end greyhound racing.

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This is the fourth and final episode of Queering the Air’s ‘We Weren’t Born Yesterday’ radio series . A 4-part series exploring GLBTIQ heritage amongst Vietnamese, Chinese, Arabic and Hindi speaking communities. This episode, produced by Arjun Rajkhowa, explores GLBTIQ heritage within the Indian-Australian community.

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Sunday 22nd February
Presenters and guests are Pam Vardy, Millie Ross – Researcher, ABC Gardening Australia, and Simon Rickard – Horticulturalist and Author.

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go west; queer refugees; wrestling and diversity

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Join the DOGS fight for free, equitable, accountable public education with Rob and Jean Ely.

  • :: The Australian Council for the Defense of Government Schools

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Annie and Lali speak to Dick Nichol, Green Left Weekly’s European correspondent about Greece; Rank & File continues its ground breaking investigation of workers conditions; Alejandro Rodriguez joins us to talk about Venezuela and the recent coup attempt.

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Avoi 67nak Chin Miphun ni (Chin Natioanal Day) tuahnak thawng le May, 2015 ah tuah dingmi Australia Chin Idol tuahnak ding kong Australia Chin Community Youth President atuan lio mi Pu Khamh Cung Lian he biaruahnak an si lai.

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Chris Gaffney, Kim Doyle and John Lafferty from the Victorian Labour College lead with the HSBC money laundering scandal rocking UK and European banks with ripples reaching into the Australian system.

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ACTU calls for an Anti-Abbott Rally on the 4th March at Trades Hall, Victoria Parade, 10:30a.m.

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Ela Fornalska makes her debut as a producer on 3CR’s Spoken Word. Her first guest on Spoken Word is Elizabeth ‘Lish’ Skec whose latest collection of poetry is titled Breath. Today we will be in conversation with Lish about her poetic life and hear some special selections from Breath which showcase her diversity as a poet.

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Abbott’s decision to de-fund several disability advocacy organisations in favour of a Disability Cross Cultural Alliance- Maryanne Diamond, Gen. Manager of Engagement and Advocacy, former CEO of Blind Citizens Aust. Crowd-funding to obtain a wheelchair for Felice – see link. Senate announcement ogf an inquiry into the abuse of disabled people – see link.

  • :: Felice's Wheelchair Crowdfunding
  • :: Senate Inquiry into Abuse of Disabled Persons

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In this episode we return to a broadcast Vivien produced in 2012 featuring three interviewees: Reverend Alastair McCrae, (former President of the Uniting Church of Australia), Rabbi Jonathan Keren-Black (founder of Green Faith) and John Barter (former Buddhist monk and current Sydney psychologist). The nexus between spirituality, religion and climate change, if not completely deconstructed, then at least explored.

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Vicky Roach is a writer, poet and a strong campaigner for the rights of indigenous women in the criminal injustice system. She is a descendant from the Yuin people from New South Walles and self-identifies as a member of the stolen generation.

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Divestment from the fossil fuel industry is happening on many fronts – universities, religious denominations, investment and financial institutions, superannuation funds and individual bank customers are all pulling their money out. Global Divestment Day is the first ever world-wide campaign event to encourage even more financial pull back from fossil fuels. This week we talk to one of the Melbourne organizers of the day, and to a divested Commonwealth Bank customer.

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In our first episode for 2015, Joel, Kathy and Mark talk with Dr Neil Thomas from Swinburne University about S.M.A.R.T – an online trial technological research program providing personal recovery-focused resources, exercises and tools for Self Management And Recovery from serious mental illness.

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Bienvenidos a escuchar y compartir nuestro programa, esperamos lo disfruten y sea de su interes para que sigan escuchando los futuros podcasts. Muchas gracias por su apoyo, un abrazo gigante.

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The Victorian AIDS Council / Gay Mens’ Health Centre has its roots in gay rights activism of the 1970s, and throughout its 30 year history activism has defined the organisation. From facing the stigma of an unknown disease amidst a largely homophobic society, to promoting safe sex and health awareness campaigns, this is a dynamic history. Historians Katherine Sheedy and Lucy Bracey share that history with us.

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Valerie interviewed Otis Elston, director of Wind in the Willows (now in its 28th year) for the Australian Shakespeare Company in the Royal Botanic Gardens.

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On the 16th of December a Hazara man called Gullistan was forcibly removed from Maribyrnong Detention Centre to be deported back to Afghanistan. We hear from Chris Breen of the Refugee Action Collective at the gates of Maribyrnong just minutes after Gullistan was taken away in a unmarked white van. We also hear from Robin Rothfield, national co-convenor of Labor for Refugees, for a round-up of the current situation and the role for organised labour and parliamentary Labor in fighting for justice for refugees.
Stick Together is produced on Wurundjeri land, in the studios of 3CR Community Radio in Melbourne and broadcast nationally via the Community Radio Network.

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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...

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Guest: Dr Sam Bowker- Lecturer Islamic Arts History at Charles Stuart University. Topic: Khayamiya Project (The Art of tentmaking in Egypt).

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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.

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Special presentation “Australian all Harari’s a fundraising event get together”. For your thoughts and feedback please email us on Saayxaba@hotmail.com.

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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.

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This weeks program is about the history of Kurds and Yazidis.
and the involvement of the US in the Middle East.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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Un programa con noticias información y comentarios, esperamos lo disfruten, hasta la próxima semana, muchas gracias, felicidades!

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Sumaia and Janielle chat with journalism student Alcyone Alphonse about the lack of representation of women of colour in the mainstream media!

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On tonight’s show Jonathan discusses glyphosate increase, Monsanto investment worries and what the coalition could do to our rights to protest.

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I speak with Sarah Williams from Multicultural Arts Victoria about the Rights at the Round Table forums!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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