Disability and Communication, "Manus" the Play, Climate Change Emotional Impact, Great Australian Bight

Monday, 25 March 2019 - 7:00am to 8:30am

Acknowledgment of Country.

Julie Moss talks about communication projects for people with communication difficulties in everyday environments such as markets and libraries.

In conversation with Professor Julian Meyrick, Strategic Professor of Creative Arts at Flinders University, about his review on the Iranian play Manus performed by the Iranian Verbatim Theatre Group from Tehran. Julian speaks about the personal effects of the play on himself, the rules of verbatim theatre and the audience he believes the show was designed to educate.

Associate Lecturer Blanche Verlie, in the Department of Global, Urban and Social Studies at RMIT, speaks about her PhD on climate change engagement, her research on how young people are engaging with climate change and we hear Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg COP24 speech.

Peter Owen the South Australian Director of the Wilderness Society, speaks about drilling the Great Australian Bight, EQUINOR's plan to explore for oil and how they're looking to get approval from NOPSEMA.

The original 855am and 3CR Digital versions of this program featured the following music tracks: 

This Type of Funk - Tower of Power |Molly Johnson – Another Day|Leah Flanagan - Havana Nights

 (Removed from the podcast due to license restrictions)