On this special show for International Day for People with Disabilities, Lourdes García-Larqué speaks with Esther Simbi, a Sudanese woman growing up in refugee camps in Uganda for 19 years, until 2005, when she moved to Australia. Esther is now a social worker, a strong advocate for women and a candidate of Dignity4Disability in South Australia. She speaks on the living conditions in a refugee camp as a woman with a disability, and the challenges that women from refugee backgrounds with disabilities and their families face in Australia.
The 6th and final part in a series of conversations with Pauline Mitchell discussing her life and times, conducted by Tuesday Hometime presenter Jan Bartlett.
Valerie interviewed talented alto saxophonist Martha Baartz who is performing in the Melbourne Women’s International Jazz festival next week. She also interviewed Klezmer musician Ernie Gruner about the Knakl Klezmer open workshop on Sunday at Fairfield Uniting Church.
Interview with Lek, a labour and human rights activist in Thailand about the significance of the latest protests by the yellow shirts in Bangkok in Thailand. Labour updates on struggles in China, Pakistan, Turkey, Palestine, Australia and asbestos in the region. Asia Pacific Currents is the program of Australia Asia Worker Links.
Beyond Zero Emissions talks to Danny Kennedy of Sungevity about solar PV including financing, installation and uptake.
Interviews with: Drew Hutton from the Lock the Gate Alliance, Mark Wakeham from Environment Victoria, David Shoebridge, NSW Greens MP who introduces us to Mark Selmes, who went on a hunger strike to protest against the environmentally destructive Private Native Forestry regime in NSW.
Special program for International Day for Persons with Disabilities. Interviews with Peter Bullimore, Yeni (Indonesian activist), Yoshi and Sutomi (Japanese activists).
I speak with Sarah Williams from Multicultural Arts Victoria about the Rights at the Round Table forums!
The ANZ bank has big plans – financing a giant open-cut coal mine at Maules Creek in NSW’s Leard Forest. They’re the biggest commercial lender in Australia to coal and gas projects. Despite financial warnings from the likes of the IMF and Goldman Sachs that fossil fuels are high risk investments, ANZ plunges ahead. But ANZ customers are fed up, and today on Dirt radio, we hear why, and how the climate activism divestment movement is growing.
Leard State Forest Blockade update from Murrary Drechsler (Frontline Action on Coal Collective), in north-central NSW, as rapid expansion in the coal industry continues to wipe out half the forest habitat including 26 threatened species and the adjacent mountaintop.
The Plumbers Union weekly radio show. Presented by The Plumbing Trades Employment Union (PTEU).
On tonight’s show Jonathan discusses glyphosate increase, Monsanto investment worries and what the coalition could do to our rights to protest.
Taiji, a small Japanese town, had a secret. That is until the ‘The Cove’, hit screens around the world. ‘The Cove’ documented the Taiji dolphin drive, an annual mass killing of dolphins and capture for the live dolphin trade. These scenes continue today. We are currently mid-season of what has been dubbed the ‘Taiji dolphin massacre’. Len Varley is the co-founder of marine conservation group, Freedom Blue. Dr Elizabeth Hawkins, Founding Director and Executive Officer of Dolphin Research Australia Inc., provides an Australian perspective.
Presenters and guests are Pam Vardy, Gwen and Rodger Elliot, and Graham Sargeant – Silkys Rose Farm, Clonbinane.
Lali and Cheliah presents observations and commentary and interviews from SE Asia.
April Bragg and Marc Westley from Housing For The Aged Action Group discuss the issues of private rent increases and 6 monthly inspections, along with highlighting a new report written by Jane Frances Kelly titled Renovating Housing Policy.
Chris sigrid and Bill discuss the ressurection of Bob Santamaria and his pleasure at the arrival of tony Abbot and the other fine christians (catholics) in charge including the loyal leader of the opposition, some more on loyal US citizens leaving home to avoid taxation and more.
3CR Resident Historian Glen Davis joins Susanna for a closer look at our little-known Australian history, while the Bagman and Lisa Cruickshank give their take on current affairs. News Views and What-Have-Youse.
This Thursday Lost in Science myth busts the choir-of-crickets internet sensation, wonder if the Redback spider is really as dangerous as we are led to believe and listen to the Cambridge Declaration on (animal) Consciousness.
Empezamos programación de verano a pesar que durante la semana tuvimos lluvias. La comunidad mundial a perdido en este mundo físico un gran hombre luchador Nelson Mandela a quien le brindamos un humilde homenaje. Muchas novedades como siempre y aviso. FELICIDADES Y CUÍDENSE!!
Un programa con noticias información y comentarios, esperamos lo disfruten, hasta la próxima semana, muchas gracias, felicidades!
Bal diwas special, interview with vice president NAV and organiser of Bal diwas.
Andrew Eklund from FTM Shed returns to talk about the trans Xmas party Thursday 12th and update on health issues.
Special guest presenter, writer and human rights activist, Samah Sabawi presents Part 2 of a 2 part series commemorating the Palestinian Nakbah which saw the establishment of the state of Israel & the beginning of the ethnic cleansing of Palestine.
In this episode – part 2 – Samah will be discussing the ethnic cleansing of Palestine past and present.
Shirley Hardy-Rix and Brian Rix retire and travel but do it on a motorbike. ‘Circle to Circle’ tells about the added complications that border crossings and breakdowns bring to their journey.
Fiona McIntosh has set her book after WW1 with a soldier who has lost his memory. In his new life he marries ‘The Tailor’s Girl’.
When he remembers everything, will he remember her?
Lia Incognita looks at Melbourne-made queer theory with Jackie Wykes, a PhD candidate writing on fat embodiment and sexual subjectivity, and Dion Kagan, a lecturer at Melbourne Uni. Also Gala Vanting tells us about bringing Cinekink film festival to Australia.
Maralinga – Muckaty – Medicine. Desert Mixbag. Aunty Sue Coleman-Haseldine talks about life in Ceduna, threatened by mining on all sides and the legacy of the Maralinga bomb tests. Barb Shaw and Penny Phillips talk about Muckaty and Isobel Phillips reads two of her beautiful poems. Michael Fonda from the Public Health Association of Australia unravels the myths surrounding nuclear medicine and radioactive waste. This is one delightful desert mixbag.
It’s 21 years since Melbourne institution Caloola closed down.
Ray and Terry join James and Pauline to talk about their experiences of living there. On Nov 7 there is a reunion to celebrate the closure of the Caloola Training Centre – Caloola21. For more info contact the Office of the Public Advocate 9603 9532 OR AMIDA 9650 2722
Today we talk to the founder of the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre, Kon Karapanagiotidis, about the government’s return to Temporary Protection Visas and all the associated misery they bring with them.
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.
Today’s program will include: Din Mihrira, Special 2 hour Presentation “ What is Trust or “Waqf”? Should we make mages Gar Waqf? Stay tuned to find out. We have entertainment for your ear: Harari music, Zikr. Community announcements and much more. Please have your say on Saayxaba@hotmail.com
SmallTalk Decemeber 2013 show. Interview with Blake Johnston – Dwarf Entertainer, Carole Lander – Author of Litttle People Big Lives and mum, Leisa Prowd on Dwarf Entertainment.
Bill, Annie and Corey present a special documentary from Ms Corey with Auntie Dawn Daylight and slavery in Queensland. Dr Noah drops by to discuss Finance capital, the Middle east and Kevin Healey drops by with another ‘that is the week that was’ and Humphrey chimes in with a comment on The reserve bank and funny money matters.
Young performers and young poets on the theme of refugee experiences- produced by Peter Davis and Larissa Romensky.
Fair Work Australia rules that it was legal for Filipino migrant workers to be paid $2.68 an hour on a Maersk drilling rig off WA coast. RACV call centre workers stop work for the 7th time in support of their EBA campaign. Interviews with Christy Cain, MUA, and David Leydon, ASU.
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.
Cam and Andy talk to Dave K about his experience with Hashtag Occupy Gezi & anarchism in Turkey.
1) His week that was – Kevin Healy 2) Israel study tours etc- Anthony Lowenstein 3) Trade Unions in India- Pier Moro 4) Part 3 of Kepha’s story 5) Memorial service in Darwin for Brian Manning- Peter Murphy.
Sumaia and Janielle chat with journalism student Alcyone Alphonse about the lack of representation of women of colour in the mainstream media!
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.
Stadiums & Public Money. Today we look at the question of $2 billion of taxpayers’ money being used to fund the corporatisation of sports stadiums in Australia.
Violence Against Women after White Ribbon. When the most dangerous place for a woman is not a war zone but the home, how can we make men care about violence against women? This edition of Women on Line dissects the anti-violence campaign White Ribbon. Jessica Alice talks to writer and broadcaster Amy Gray about high profile media cases in the days immediately following White Ribbon Day this year: the reports of Charles Saatchi against Nigella Lawson, the rape case of Stephen Milne, a blog post by Sam De Brito, the Simon Gittany murder trial as well as hearing about personal stories of abuse.
Its a glorious summer morning as Val and Faith welcome their studio guest, John Murray. We talk about recent news including the Queensland Transport Committee’s inquiry into the laws affecting cyclists and Saturday’s Show ‘n’ Shine in Melbourne. Val reminisces with the 20th anniversary of Melbourne Critical Mass. John tells us about his grandfather, George Bloxham, and his ride in 1888 from Sydney to Brisbane on a New Rapid Roadster, an eleven day journey on a 50lb bike during a drought on solid tyres and awful roads.