Tuesday Breakfast

Tuesday 7:00am to 8:30am
Current affairs, media analysis, alternative media.


Hope Mathumbu, Ayaan Shirwa and Ruby Schwartz


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Tuesday 12 September 2017

with Ayaan, Ruby, and Georgie


7:00am Acknowledgement of Country


7:05am 3CR Women on the line presenter Aoife Cooke discusses drug law reform around recreational drug use, and what's current in harm reduction approaches. Aoife speaks with Stephanie Tzanetis from DanceWize, once a grassroots campaign and now supported by Health Promotion Victoria about drug use and drug law reform.

Music in this segment is by Melbourne musician Simona Castricum.

Content warning: This interview contains descriptions and discussions about drugs and drug use that may be distressing to some listeners. If the content in the segment you just listened to has raised questions or caused distress to you, please call Lifeline (13 11 14), or Family Drug Support on 1300 368 186, or check out your state-based service.


7:25am On this episode of Communication Mixdown, 3CR presenter Jennifer Martin speaks about the AuSud media project which worked with members of the Sudanese community in Melbourne to find practical ways to counter the media's negative portrayal of African-Australians. Jennifer speaks with Sudanese-Australian musician and storyteller Ajak Kwai about how negative media reporting affects community self-confidence and self-worth.


7:40am 3CR In Ya Face presenter Yvette Kean speaks with Nilmini Fernando, Coordinator of The Purse Project and Researcher of Maximizing Teachable Moments, about her research at WIRE, and about giving women a voice in the family violence sector about the trajectory of financial devastation they face during, and after a family violence experience, and WIRE's focus groups during August and September about women developing practical tools to rebuild their financial security.


8:00am Alternative News


8:10am Asia Calling presenter Nicole Curby reports from Jakarta on the booking ride-share industry and the women who work behind the wheel that are entering this male-dominated domain.


8:20am Community Announcements



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