Footscray Hospital site privatisation, Early Childcare worker Strike, newly appointed GetUp! CEO

Tuesday, 6 September 2022 - 7:00am to 8:30am


-Coronial Inquest in to Kumanjayi Walkers death commences yesterday

-Announced yesterday (05/09) Youpla Funeral Fund: Compensation scheme to begin for Aboriginal victims of predatory insurer

-Santos withdraws applications for NT gas pipeline approval over legal challenge risk

-One-in-eight women working in emergency services experienced sexual harassment, Victorian report says

- Gender equality in Australia’s top public CEO roles 100 years away on current trends, report finds

We revisit a discussion that Phuong has with Professor Sara Charlesworth, Director of RMIT’s Centre for People, Organisation and Work and Professor of Gender, Work and Regulation in the School of Management, about gender-based violence in the workplace. 

Phuong speaks with Liz Walsh from the Vic Socialists to talk about the Vic Socialists campaign to save the old Footscray hospital site from privatisation. You can learn more visiting the Vic Socialists' website or keep an eye out for their 'Footscray for People Not Profit' campaign.
Kannagi speaks with Ruby Healer, a childcare teacher and trade union activist, and Liz Walsh from Vic Socialists on the early childhood educators  taking to the streets today to demand change. This action has been called through Big Steps — the early learning campaign of the United Workers Union. 
To register your support for educators and to find a rally near you, go to
We listen to the introduction of new GetUp CEO – Larissa Baldwin, a proud Widjabul Wia-bul woman from the Bundjalung Nations.

GetUp is a movement of over one million members, fighting for First Nations justice, climate justice and political integrity. You can get involved at

  • Never Did I Stop Loving You - Alice Clark
  • Losing You - Solange
  • Keep Growing - Camp Cope
  • Change - Big Thief
  • Let Go - Frou Frou