Logging VicForests, Jason De Santolo reads Unceded Airwaves, Undercover Kindness

Thursday, 24 September 2020 - 7:00am to 8:30am

Acknowledgement of country


News headlines with Cait Kelly


Carly shared Tuesday Breakfast’s panel Classroom to Newsroom: Racial gatekeeping in Australian media with listeners. You can click the link to go to the event page or listen back on Tuesday Breakfast. And Priya read from RISE: Refugees, survivors and eX-detainees’  eX-detainee Day 2020 statement eX-detainee Day was Wednesday 23rd September.


Scheherazade speaks with Sue McKinnon from Kinglake Friends of the Forest Inc, a not for profit environment organisation established to advocate for the preservation of the native forests in Kinglake and the Central Highlands. Sue joins us to talks about VicForest’s alleged logging of bushfire protection areas in the central highlands.


We return to our Thursday Breakfast poetry and writing segment. Today we listen to 'Unceded Airwaves: Listening with Compassion' written and read by Jason De Santolo. The text was part of  Endless Study, Infinite Debt an ongoing collaborative project facilitated by Snack Syndicate that brings together artists, writers, and activists to build spaces of dialogue and collective learning. Dr Jason De Santolo is a researcher and creative producer of Garrwa and Barunggam descent. He is Assoc Professor of Indigenous Research in the School of Design at the University of Technology Sydney.


Priya speaks with Mabel, a Boandik, Gunditjmara and Ngarrindjeri kid living on Kaurna country who has started an undercover kindness campaign with her family, sending care packages and positive affirmations to mob around the country.




JK-47 Ft. Chiggz, NATEG & Nerve - On One

Genesis Owusu - I Am

Bridz ft. Fred Leone - Bagi-la-m Bargan