Wednesday Breakfast

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


Patrick Beggs, Nick Wallis, Judith Peppard and Kate Aubrey


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About Wednesday Breakfast

Wednesday 21 September 2017

with Patrick, Judith, and Nick

7:00am Introduction

Today, September 20, the UN Secretary-General opens the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons for national signatures. The Treaty was adopted by 122 nations at the UN in July this year and builds on existing legal frameworks by prohibiting the development, testing, hosting, possession, use, and the threat of use of nuclear weapons.


7:10am Thousands of Rohingya have fled the violence in the Rakine state of Myanmar over the past two weeks and estimates of the number of displaced people continue to grow.

Judith speaks with Jason von Meding, Senior Lecturer in the field of disaster risk reduction at Newcastle University, about the broader economic issues underpinning this conflict.


7:20am Patrick speaks with Jasmine-Kim Westendorf, a convenor of the Melbourne Free University’s upcoming seven-week series entitled 'Identity and Politics'The series commences 21 September.

7:30am Patrick speaks with Dennis Muller, Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Advancing Journalism (University of Melbourne), media guru and co-author of a recent fact check article published in The Conversation, about the changes to media ownership laws in Australia and the level of media ownership concentration.


7:40am Nick speaks with Emma Rowe, Lecturer at the School of Education (Deakin University), about the ethics of religious studies being taught in schools.


7:55am While the daily tabloids are running the Trump & Kim nuclear saga; Wednesday Breakfast discussed alternative perspectives to the nuclear weapon conversation.

Judith speaks with Dr. Margaret Beavis of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICANW) to speak about the importance of the Treaty and why Australia needs to sign


8:10am We speak with author James Middleton Murray about his first book entitled ‘Ageing Well’. James will also be a guest at an Australian Psychedelic Society event, New Understanding: The Science of Psilocybin Screening, happening tonight at the State Library of Victoria.

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