Festivals and conventions are important for readers and writers. Megan MacKenzie talks about Bookcrossing and Anna Epstein talks about the inaugural Melbourne Jewish Writers Festival.
Valerie interviewed the popular satirical musicians/comedians The Axis of Awesome about their new show ‘Viva La Vida Loca Las Vegas’ for the Melbourne International Comedy Festival.
The Buyer Pyramid: An extended podcast with Catherine Cashmore (catherinecashmore.com.au) discussing her experience on both sides of the real estate game. Why is it so essential for the public to understand how important economic rent? Scuse my recording quality!
Ben and Vanessa interview peer support worker Jason Williams from JobCo about his Hearing Voices Group at Hawthorn Community House.
We commemorate the 3rd Anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear accident with Philip White who was working as spokesperson for the Citizens Nuclear Information at the time of the disaster. The Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) could drastically alter the ability of community and government to protect the health of people and the environment from threats posed by corporate profiteering. Tom Warne Smith, policy and law reform lawyer at the Environment Defenders Office, Dr. Patricia Ranald, convenor of the Australian Fair Trade and Investment Network and Isabel McIntosh from Lock the Gate outline some of the risks.
His week that was – Kevin Healy; update on Syria – Dr Tim Anderson; Dr Hannah Middleton and Obama’s pivot; Philippines airline workers visit Australiqa after victory over airline; Bob Carr, Zionist lobbies in Australian and U.S., elections in France, situation in Ukraine – author and historian Brian McKinley.
Edita Pancrudo is the women’s officer for the union PALEA. She’s in Australia as a part of delegation of workers here to promote international solidarity and thank Australian unionists for their support during the two year lockout of Philippines Airlines Workers.
On this weeks program Steve and Chris chat about Niki Terpstra’s win in a thrill-packed and dusty Paris Roubaix, Queen the Classics and also make mention of Melbourne’s very own Melburn-Roobaix, The Hell of the Northcote. Other topics include our appearance at the East West Link public hearings and concerns to cycling routes/shared path interruptions for next 4-6 years if the megaproject goes ahead. Our guest is Penelope Chai from the Punt Road Project talking about tales of this much maligned road that literally bisects the inner suburbs. News and events includes this weeks City of Yarra Bicycle Advisory Committee Meeting and Parks Victoria putting on a community breakfast to celebrate the re-opening of the Main Yarra Trail.
This week’s show features a special recording of Cherchez la Femme: Feminism and Practice featuring host Karen Pickering and guests Namila Benson (broadcaster), Maude Davey (actor and burlesque dancer) and Casey Jenkins (performance artist and craftivist) discussing how they enact their feminism.
This week on Earth Matters, a campaign to cut the billions of dollars spent each year by the Australian government on incentives to burn fossil fuels. We get an update on the spill in December last year of more than a million tonnes of radioactive slurry at Ranger Uranium Mine, in the middle of Kakadu National Park. We also look ahead to the next phase of Muckaty Traditional Owners’ court challenge to prevent their land being used as a radioactive waste dump.
Guest is Perth based musician Annick Phan (Music); a look at another effect of discrimination and more
Presenters and guests are Pam Vardy, Stephen Ryan – Dicksonia Rare Plants Nursery, and Diana Sargeant – Silkies Rose Farm, Clonbinane.
Bill, Annie, Corie and Emm discuss the Easter peace convergence in Canberra, and the occupy movement with Sam Knight (Occupy Sandy). Noah takes a look at free trade and Kevin Healey drops by with ‘that is the week that was’ and an exclusive interview with Occupy USA’s Carl Gibson on the launch of ‘THE AFTER PARTY’ a new political tendency arising from Occupy USA.
A special program on Indonesian unions, covering the national strike of 2.5 to 3 million workers in October 2013, and the reprisal attacks on workers by organised gangs dating back to the Suharto period. Interviews with Kirsty Hoban, an Australian unionist living in Indonesia, Zely Ariane from Popular Politics in Jakarta, and Surya Tjandra from the Trade Union Rights Centre Jakarta. No news bulletin this week.
Today we take a look at the history of sexism and racism at the exclusive Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia, home of the US Masters.
Bill and Chris, take a swipe at the weeks politics, when free trade isn’t, and when Turks are exposed for using Saroin gas as a provocation in Syria and more.
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 Emissions talks to Gerard Drew from BZE about research into high speed rail from Melbourne to Sydney and Brisbane including Canberra and regional centres.
Part two of Spoken Word feature with Jennifer Harrison. Produced by Peter Davis in studios of 3CR.
We look at the mystery of why we sleep, and whether it’s to clean out our brains; take a sniff at raffinose, the sugar in beans that causes farts; and catch up on some recent discoveries in our Solar System.
Norrie, Tim, Luke and Pauline spoke with people at Flinders Street train station about Public Transport in Melbourne. Apparently Passenger satisfaction is at its highest level in five years, according to the results of the most recent quarterly telephone surveys of travellers using Melbourne’s trains, trams, buses and taxis. Not sure who they surveyed but they weren’t at Flinders St today!
Since the 1980s, Friends of the Earth’s Radioactive Exposure Tour has taken thousands of people to the heart of the Australian nuclear industry, exposing the realities of “radioactive racism” and the environmental impacts of uranium mining. This year the tour is travelling all the way to Tennant Creek in the Northern Territory. Dirt Radio talks to the organizers to discuss the “Rad Tour” and why its still going.
Today we talk to retired Australian diplomat and current media commentator Bruce Haigh about what drives the Immigration Minister Scot Morrison, a man who relishes the chance to dish out cruelty to innocent people.
You can bet your bottom tax-paying dollar has paid for tonnes of 1080 poisoning of ‘pests’ for the good of …...Well, that’s the question …or is it? When it comes to poisons 1080 is a torturous death even compared to its bedfellows in a little bag of horrors we use to ‘manage’ a population. What defines a Pest anyway? We chat with many special guests including Dr Arian Wallach from the Research Institute for the Environment and Livelihoods, Charles Darwin University, NT and Prof. Deborah Bird Rose from Environmental Humanities UNSW .
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.
Today on Queering the Air looked at children’s media with queer themes, parenting and parent+child inclusive spaces. Interviews with Liz Shield, Eliza Sarlos and Anna Thomson with Meiki Apted.
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.
Today’s discusses an employment career advancement pilot program. Our guests are Craig Harrison CEO Disability Employment Australia, and David Spriggs CEO Infoxchange.
Cam Smith & Andy Fleming chat to Manus whistleblower Liz Thompson about what is happening, not happening, and needs to happen on Manus. They also talk to UWS’ Alana Lentin about the campaign to boycott the Sydney Bienalle.
Future visions: BZE talks to the producers from the film ‘The Future of Energy’ showing at the Transitions Film Festival and the Festival curator’s, Tim Parish. We also talk to Adam Bandt MP.
hoy un programa con noticias de actualidad e información general de ayuda personal, Felicidad y paz!!
The Plumbers Union weekly radio show. Presented by The Plumbing Trades Employment Union (PTEU).
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.
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.
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.