Wednesday Breakfast

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


Di Cohen, Patrick Beggs and Nick Wallis


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29 Mar 2017

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About Wednesday Breakfast

Wednesday 22 March 2017

with Di Cohen, Patrick Beggs and Nick Wallis


7:00am Amanda Zivcic of 3CR Refugee Radio speaks with Aran Mylvaganam, a former refugee and a member of the Tamil Refugee Council, about his recent trip to Geneva where he spoke at the UN Human Rights Council about the ongoing persecution of the Tamil people in Sri Lanka. Initial broadcast 19 March 2017.

Content warning: This episode of Refugee Radio contains descriptions of genocide, torture, and sexual assault, that may be distressing to some listeners. If this content raises questions or causes distress to you, please call Lifeline on 13 11 14 or visit

Refugee Radio airs on 3CR every Sunday 10 - 10:30am.


7:30am Acknowledgement of Country

Community Announcements

Today is World Water Day - the day focuses attention on the importance of universal access to clean water and the need to advocate for the sustainable management of freshwater resources.


7:40am Di, Patrick and Nick speak with Professor Chris Ryan, Director of the Victorian Eco Innovation Lab (VEIL) at the University of Melbourne, with experience in areas of science, technology, environmental policy and design, about how 30 experts (including himself) met last Wednesday 16 March 2017, to discuss how humanity can work toward low carbon cities.  


8:05am Di, Patrick and Nick speak with Steve Shepherd, TwoPointZero CEO and career counselling, guidance and coaching expert,  about the latest ABS figures, showing a drop in youth employment numbers, particularly for young females in the workforce.


8:20am Alternative news and Community Announcements


8:25am Nick discussed Community mobilisation: safe injecting facility and pill testing, an upcoming event that discusses the drug crisis with experts and the vote on direct action including a mobile safe injecting facility and a drug testing service. 




If you have queries or stories for the above programs contact Michele Vescio 3CR's Current Affairs Coordinator.

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