Tuesday Breakfast July 17th
7.00 am Acknowledgement of Country
7.05 am News headlines
7.10 am Today, DJIRRA (formerly the Aboriginal Family Violence Prevention and Legal Service Victoria) launches its ‘Hidden Figures’ campaign in conjunction with NAIDOC month’s theme ‘Because of Her, We Can’. We play a short clip about the campaign
7.20 am Jeremy Poxon, media officer for the Australian Unemployed Worker's Union, joins us in the studio to discuss Centrelink's new 'demerit points' plan and what it means for NewStart recipients.
7.40 am Community Announcements
8.45 am Jocelyn Bignold, Chief Executive Officer of McAuley Services for Women, joins us to talk about their partnership with community legal centre WEstjustice, which helps women alleviate the stress of sexually transmitted debt when they are escaping family violence.
8.00 am Debbie Kilroy, founder of Sisters Inside, an independent community organisation which advocates for the human rights of women in the criminal justice system, joins us to talk about the Qld government's announcement that it will open a new private women's prison to be run by Serco, why this decision is particularly harmful to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women, and how we can push back.
8.15 am We chat to Evan Dorrian, drummer from Tangents, about their new album 'New Bodies' and their upcoming gig at the Gaso this Thursday night.
artist: Eryka Badu
artist: Lady Leshurr