In my Blood it Runs, role of local councils in fighting climate change, Election candidate training, autism and ADHD genetics and neurodevelopment and the ongoing fight to bring the Tamil family back to their Biloela home

Monday, 24 February 2020 - 7:00am to 8:30am

Monday 24th February 2020

7am Acknowledgment of Country 

7:09 Annie McLoughlin talks with Maya Newell, director of In My Blood It Runs, a documentary that follows the story of 10-yr-old Arrernte Aboriginal boy Dujuan as he grows up Alice Springs.  (interview conducted by Annie McLoughlin, Solidarity Breakfast)

7.23am Trent McCarthy speaks on the role of local councils in addressing climate change. Audio recorded at Wake Up Call, a session held as part of the National Climate Emergency Summit.

7.37am Alternative news - domestic violence and male responsibility in Australia. 
Women's Crisis Line 1800 811 811
Lifeline (24 hour crisis line) 131 114
If you're a man who uses violence or coercive control in your intimate partner relationship make a choice to change
ring 1800 RESPECT
7.48am Ella interviews Bo Li about the upcoming Election Candidate Information and Training sessions being held by the Victorian Local Government Association (VLGA). Bo is Senior Policy Advisor at VLGA.
8am Interview with Dr Beth Johnson, Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health at Monash University talking about the Magnet Project investigating autism and ADHD genetics and neurodevelopment.
8.15am Brad Coath is a family friend and advocate for Priya, Nades Kopika and Tharunicaa, the Sri Lankan family who were living in Biloela, Queensland before they were taken into immigration detention and are now being held on Christmas Island. Brad discusses the court hearing held on Friday.
Thelma Plum- Better in Black
Sunnyboys- The Seeker
Dreaming Now- Always Remember