7:00am Acknowledgement of country
7:14 Alice chats with the Puppetry Director for War Horse, Gareth Aled, about the production which is currently showing at the Regent Theatre
7:30 Adam Cassidy is the Community, Diversity and Inclusion Manager at Cricket Australia. Adam spoke with Claudia from Geelong where the National Cricket Inclusion Championships take place this week (13-17 January 2020). Adam spoke about the 250-plus talented cricketers representing their States across three divisions – blind or low vision, deaf and hard of hearing, and cricketers with an intellectual disability – and the way the tournament has helped normalise difference for the players themselves as well as the broader cricketing community.
Event details – see http://www.ncic.cricket.com.au
7:45 Nick Pendergest from 3CR's Freedom of Species, joins us in the studio to talk about the impact of the bushfires on animals in Australia.
8:06 James Conlan, spokesperson for the Upfield Corridor Coalition, speaks with Paddy about the campaign to save Gandolfo gardens.
8:15 Damien Patterson, Policy Officer at Council to Homeless persons, joins us in the studio to discuss the overrepresentation of Victorians in recently released national homelessness data. Victorian homelessness makes up almost 40% of the national total with 113,000 people without, or at risk of being without a home, and 105 Victorians per day being turned away from services due to lack of housing supply. Damien praised the broader community for their compassion and care for homeless persons, and urged the State government to increase provision of vital social housing.
Rich Webb- Let it rain
Archie Roach- Tell me why
REMI- My people ft. Thando
Fulton Street- Ain't that the way