Mapping Alternative Places of Detention, IRL Zine Fair, Save the Preston Market Updates, Disability and the Housing Crisis

Thursday, 24 November 2022 - 7:00am to 8:30am
A brightly coloured poster from the Save the Preston Market campaign. The poster reads 'Save Preston Market: The market of the people!' and includes an acknowledgement that the campaign is on unceded Wurundjeri land. The poster features drawings of abstract shapes, people and the entrance to the Preston Market.

Acknowledgement of Country//




Phuong sat down with Dr Andrew Burridge, lecturer in the Discipline of Geography and Planning at the School of Social Sciences at Macquarie University, to talk about the history of alternative places of detention in so-called Australia and how they cause harm to the people who are detained there. Macquarie University and The Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law have created a map of all the sites that have been used for detention across Australia over the past 20 years.//


Anne-lise Ah-fat from Incendium Radical Library and Press joined us to talk about this Saturday's zine fair at Catalyst Social Centre in Coburg. There is an excellent line up of stallholders and the fair will be be followed up by a fundraiser gig for Indonesia-based Needle n' Bitch, Anarcha Feminist Collective. Find out more by heading to


George Kanjere joined us with recent updates from the Save the Preston Market campaign ahead of the Victorian State election and the ongoing fight against the market’s demolition. George is a member of the Save The Preston Market Action Group which started in mid 2021, and he lives in Reservoir with his partner and two daughters. The campaign poster featured above is by Nicky Minus - find more of their work here.//


Dr Cherry Baylosis, Policy Officer at Disability Advocacy NSW, spoke with us about their recently-released report 'Beggars can't be choosers: The impact of the housing crisis'. The report explores some of the structural disadvantages facing people with disability in regional, rural and remote areas of NSW when it comes to accessing appropriate, affordable and secure housing.//




Be Free - Ah-Mer-Ah-Su//

Forever 15 - family and friends of Cassius Turvey, Emma Donovan, Emily Wurramara, Fred Leone, Deline Briscoe, Flewnt, Bumpy, Drmngnow, Bryte, Tani Walker, Jamahl Ryder, DOBBY, Kee’ahn, MissGenius, Optamus, Candice Lorrae//