It has been a momentous time not only with covid-19 restrictions easing but massive rallies across the country, cities as well as provinical towns, in support of Black Lives Matter. Tilde Joy part of our Stick Together Team was able to give us access to material from the end of the Melbourne event that gives a real sense of the size and emotion of the rally. It includes voices of the families of some of the first nations people who never came back from police custody alive and ends with an extremely sobering analysis of Australian society by Moz a refugee who spoke to the rally by phone from the Mantra Hotel in Preston. We'll hear the monologue by Meyne Wyatt #Q&A monologue from his play City of Gold which stirred things up on this weeks Q & A on the ABC focusing on local issues and Black Lives Matter
- The fifth dispatch from our friends from Googerah East Gippsland produced by Fiona Jude as they weather the aftermath of the fires last summer .
- This is the Week that Was a tastey tangy bite from Kevin as he sums up the week
- We go to a Darebin Council meeting following up the latest on the fate of the Preston Market
- Maz from the save our scene talks to us about their campaign calling for Government assistance to save iconic live music venues feeling the pinch with covid-19.
Annie McLoughlin and Jordan Abela