Country Road Workers’ Strike Win, Melbourne Cup Greyhound Racing, Seed Mob and Pacific Climate Warriors Reflect on #COP26

Thursday, 25 November 2021 - 7:00am to 8:30am
 A photograph of a large group of Country Road workers wearing high-visibility fluorescent yellow jackets posing outside a warehouse with their fists raised in the air. Most of the workers are women.

Acknowledgement of Country//




Mick Power, Logistics Coordinator at United Workers Union, spoke with Rosie earlier this week about Country Road workers' strike action and win at the Truganina warehouse. Workers were fighting for union rights, fair pay and better working conditions.//


Julia Cockram, Victorian State Director of Coalition for the Protection of Greyhounds, joins us to speak about concerns with the Melbourne cup greyhound racing season, which is now underway. Julia is also a lead volunteer for the rescue group Gumtree Greys.//


Tishiko King and Jacynta Fa’amau join Thursday Breakfast to speak about COP26, First Nations and Pacific leadership and solidarity in the fight for climate justice.//

Tishiko King is a proud Torres Strait Islander with strong connections to Masig and Badu Islands and is the Campaigns Director at Seed Indigenous Youth Climate Network. Tish believes in working towards sustainable futures for First Nations communities, as a Torres Strait Islander, Tishiko understands the intrinsic value of country and the spiritual connection to the islands.//

Jacynta Fa’amau is a member of Pacific Climate Warriors and a Regional Pacific Campaign Specialist at 350.//



Weakness - Alice Ivy, Sycco//

No Longer There - Spinifex Gum, Marliya Choir//