This week on Earth Matters, we talk to campaigners in NSW and Victoria fighting proposed logging in parks and protected areas, and ask whether this is part of a concerted, national push from conservative governments. And we’ll hear how the Victorian state government failed to properly spend its multi-million dollar environmental contribution levy, which was meant to fund environmental water projects around the state.
We chat with Stephen Manson of the New Zealand Anti-Vivisection Society, an organisection which opposes vivisection on the grounds of medical and scientific fraud. We discuss the history of the society, police inflitration, a recent successul campaign, and what is in store for the future. www.nzavs.org.nz
Guest Stephanie Mayne re ” She Speaks Northside;” WCF conference victory; binarybusting news roundup.
Presenters and guests are Pam Vardy, Jeremy Francis – Cloudhill Garden and Nursery, Michelle Adler – Friends of Burnley Gardens, and James Beattie – Researcher, ABC Gardening Australia.
We spoke to Samantha Connor, creator of Australian Disability Parking Wall of Shame facebook group about how to change public perception of disability parking.
Labour news from the Asia Pacific. Interview about labour and class politics in New Zealand/Aotearoa with Joe Carolan, UNITE union organiser and candidate for the MANA party in the upcoming elections. Asia Pacific Currents is produced by Australia Asia Worker Links.
Splitting the atom and defeating nuclear in Taiwan. Shi Ting Chen and Hui Min Liu, visiting anti-nuclear activists from Taiwan, tell us about the industry and the movement that provoked a brawl in Parliament and protests of 200,000 against nuclear. Fred Mendelsohn of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons takes us on a journey from Einstein to the current global efforts to bring about a total ban on nuclear weapons.
Bill and Annie report on East West tunnel Court Action, Talk to Loz Lowry from march in …. Fiona Patten from the Sex Party drops by to discuss the continuing struggle. Debbie Brenna calls in to report on joyous demo at the mad church tea party in Hallam. Kevin Healy takes his quirky look at ‘the week that was’ and Uncle Noah Bassill drops by to assist Bill take a look at the weeks poilitics.
Our program features: Qiiratul quran, Din Mihrira, Zedaay Hara Mihrira The life sotry of Harari legend “Singer Mohammed Fezel part 2”. We have an important announcement regarding “Hararian Day out on the 07 September 2014. We community announcements, traditional songs, and many more. For your thought and feed back please send us your thought on
Chris and Bill allow Bill to get a bit of S***T of his liver asking why ‘No Bankers have gone to gaol’ in fact they still get bonuses, Gaza truces mean what? and a whole lot more.
Booze. Junk Food. Sport. Aaron Schultz is a Tasmanian father of two who got so sick of watching alcohol and junk food ads being served up to his children during sports telecasts on TV that he started a campaign to stop it. We check in with Aaron on how his Gamechanger campaign is going.
3CR Resident Historian Glen Davis joins Susanna for a closer look at our little-known Australian history, while the Bagman gives his take on current affairs. News Views and What-Have-Youse.
Beyond Zero talks to Dr Rob Salter, project manager of Live Well Clusters, which seeks to create a groundswell of community participation for reducing carbon footprints.
Valerie interviewed the irrepressible singer-songwriter, musician and M.C. Wendy Ealey, organiser of the infamous Roddy Read songwriting competition for the upcoming Maldon Folk Festival. Get those applications in as soon as possible!
In this episode we talk about the Wikibomb project for Science Week which uploaded articles about female scientists to Wikipedia, hear about a project to raise funds to help protect orangutans in Sumatra, and discover a molecule that gives wood its strength.
1) His week that was- Kevin Healy 2) Pacific Islands update- Nic Maclellan, journalist and researcher 3) Surrogacy- Helen Lobato 4) Jews against the Occupation’s appeal to the Jewish community- Vivienne Porzgolt 5) Final part of interview on Colombia- Dr Ralph Newmark, Department of Latin American Studies, Latrobe University 6) Understanding the Middle East- Dr Tim Anderson, senior lecturer, dept of Political Economy, Sydney University.
Afrodity Giannakis is a socialist and activist . She lived through the austerity attacks of 2012 and 13 in Greece and has only just returned to Australia. She delivered a speech at a public meeting in Melbourne Australia called, “The struggle against austerity in Greece”.
Its a wintery morning in Melbourne as Val and Faith kick off the show with bicycle moments and some news. Joined by Greg Foyster in the studio we talk about this years Melbourne Writer’s Festival, the events Greg is part of and others around a bike riding theme, before moving on to bikes, books, writing and literature in general. We finish up with some events.
SlutWalk Melbourne has a clear message – that perpetrators, not victims, are responsible for sexual assault. We chat to two of the event co-ordinators about the importance of language when discussing issues of sexual assault, feminism and identity.
Listen to interviews with burlesque performer Moira Finucane from Glory Box about the history of the show + An interview with Emma from Block Party Against Hate about the protest planned for the World Congress of Families conference in Melbourne.
Pynt Deportations. Today we learn that the Australian government is sending back asylum seekers to Iraq and is trying to do the same with Syrian refugees—war-torn countries that are two of the most dangerous places on earth.
Sophie Cunningham has researched and written a most readable account of what happened during and after Cyclone Tracy in ‘Warning’, but what should we be warned about?
Michael Heyward talks about twenty years of publishing at Text.
Sarah, Mark & Chris present on the topic of disclosure in the work place and discuss the pros & cons and what implications to consider when weighing up the benefits & the costs as well as your rights.
This week Dirt Radio makes some connections between environmental campaigning and the conflict in the middle-east and tries to unpack the role of surveillance and the global companies that feed in technology to make it happen.
This weeks program is about the history of Kurds and Yazidis.
and the involvement of the US in the Middle East.
Chinland thawng, Kawlram thawng, Ramdang thawng le Pu Lian Ding Hmung he biaruahnak an si. A ngai mi nan za te cungah kan i lawm.
Raising Our Voices celebrates 27 years on air this month. Pauline Williams and Luke Nelson take a look at the state of Victorian politics for housing and disability services in light of the NDIS.
The Plumbers Union weekly radio show. Presented by The Plumbing Trades Employment Union (PTEU).
El programa Mafalda cumple este mes 23 años al servicio de la comunidad entregando información, noticias, temas, entrevistas de temas importantes.Les agradecemos infinitamente su apoyo durante esta larga trayectoria, un abrazo felicidades!
Tune in to the Beyond Zero Emmissions Community Show for new and views on clean energy solutions and community campaigns.
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.
April Bragg and Marc Westley discuss current housing issues for over 55 people and the challenges ahead for older people in trying to secure safe affordable and appropriate housing.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.