Wednesday Breakfast

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


Patrick Beggs, Nick Wallis and Judith Peppard


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Wednesday 15 November 2017

with Patrick, Judith, and Nick


7:00am Introduction

We speak with Laura Chipp from the new political party Reason, about the party’s stance in relation to the Northcote by-election.

7:15am Judith speaks with Shane Hopkins of Toronto Public Health, about the first of three safe injecting centres opened in Toronto (Canada) last week and their importance. A similar centre is planned for North Richmond in Melbourne in 2018.

7:30am We speak with Amy Frew of the Human Rights Law Centre, about the UN's response to the Australian NGO Coalition Submission to the Human Rights Committee.


7:50am Judith gives updates of the Pine Gap Pilgrims trial#ClosePineGap


8:00am Alternative News


8:10am We speak with Dr Graham Willett, a cultural Historian, activist and a key person in establishing the Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives, about the future beyond the same-sex marriage postal survey. The same-sex marriage results will be announced today at 10am by the ABS, read the results here.


8:20am We speak with Nevena Spirovska, an Independent in the Northcote by-election to discuss the reasons behind her candidacy.


Tracks played: Able8 by Neon Flight; Stay by The Chris Commerford Band (album launch Friday the 17th of November at the Penny Black from 8:30pm).



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