Phillipines Australia Solidarity Network, AUWU - Job Maker Hiring Credit, Housing throughout the Pandemic, Bushfire Royal Commission

Thursday, 5 November 2020 - 7:00am to 8:30am

Acknowledgement of Country 




May Kotsakis joins Rosie to talk about the Phillipines Australia Solidarity Network's upcoming event Legitimising Repression - a discussion that looks at the's Phillipines Anti-Terrorism Act and the proposed ASIO Ammendment Bill 2020. May is the co-chairperson of PASA (Phillipines Australia Solidarity Association).


Kristin O’Connell, spokesperson for the Australian Unemployed Workers’ Union speaks with Priya to demystify the government’s proposal for a JobMaker Hiring Credit and discuss some of its shortcomings.


Jim Malo, journalist at Junkee, former property journalist at Domain, joins us to talk about housing in the pandemic. We discuss the Victorian Government's COVID-19 response to homlessness, the challenges of renting throughout the pandemic and the current property market in Victoria


Michael-Shawn Fletcher, a Wiradjuri man and Associate Professor of Geography and Director of Research at Indigenous Knowledges Institute at the University of Melbourne, joins us to discuss the recently-released Bushfire Royal Commission report and the importance of Indigenous land management practices.