May Day, Melbourne Timorese Relief Fund, ParentsNext program, Before The Genocide event, Frontier War Stories

Thursday, 29 April 2021 - 7:00am to 8:30am
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Acknowledgement of country


News headlines


In the lead up to May Day Ella, from 3CR's Wednesday Breakfast, spoke with Lizzie O’Shea on The nature of work and why the term "unskilled labour" doesn't really exist. 


Bernardo Duarte, member of the Timorese community, and one of the organisers of the Melbourne Timorese Relief Fund joins us to discuss the situation in Timor-Leste following catastrophic floods at Easter and the impact of Covid-19. Donate here.


Jenny Davidson, CEO of the Council of Single Mothers and their Children Victoria, speaks with us about the current Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights inquiry into the ParentsNext program of welfare conditionality, as well as broader concerns about the program. Submissions are due by 4 May 2021, and more information is available here.


Porobibi, West Papuan activist and community organiser, joins the show to give us an update on West Papua and speak about an upcoming event, Before the Genocide happening this 3pm Saturday May 1st at Collingwood Yards.


Boe Spearim, Kooma, Muriwarri & Gamilaraay, joins us to speak about his podcast Frontier War Stories, each episode is dedicated to truth-telling about a side of Australia that has been left out of the history books. Frontier War Stories now has 21 episodes and is celebrating its first birthday!



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