Wednesday Breakfast

Wednesday 7:00am to 8:30am
Current affairs, media analysis, alternative media.


Judith Peppard, William Mathews, Eiddwen Jeffery and Dean Shingange


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Wednesday 17 October 2018

On the show with Dean, Eiddwen, Judith and Will

7:00am - 3CR studios stand on land falling under the sovereignty of the Kulin Nations, to whose Elders we pay our respect. First Nations sovereignty has never been ceded

7:10am - Alternative news: a look at the stories the mainstream media are either ignoring or are covering all wrong

7:20am - Walk for Epilepsy: CEO of the Epilepsy Foundation, Graeme Shears, talks to Community Breakfast to the upcoming march in support of 60,000 Victorians living with epilepsy. This Sunday, 11am-1pm at Princes Park, Carlton

7:35am - West Papua Feast and News Wrap: Erwin from the Black Orchestra Stringband and Voice for West Papua (Tuesdays 6:30pm) comes on the show to give us a quick West Papua freedom news wrap. We also hear about the West Papuan Barapen community event, this Saturday the 20th October at 5pm, tickets here

7:45am - #Disrupt_2018: Charlotte from WACA (Whistleblowers, Activists and citizens' Alliance) fills us in on a protest which took place this morning at the Herald Sun offices in Melbourne. #Disrupt_2018 (twitter) is a month of action against the Right Wing voices of News Limited

8:00am - Conversion Therapy Investigated: Dr Tim Jones (LaTrobe Uni) tells us about a report he and his team released Monday: Preventing Harm, Promoting Justice, a report into LGBT+ religious conversion therapy in Australia. Read the report here! [C/W for interview and report: self harm, suicide, violence, conversion therapy. If this story raises and questions or concerns for you, call QLife (LGBTI+ support, 3pm-midnight) at 1800 184 572 or Lifeline (24hr) at 13 11 14]

8:15am - Future Dream, Current Nightmare: Dr Kaz Ross (University of Tasmania) tells us about the recent legalisation of China's re-education camps where Uyghur, Tajik, and Hui Muslims are "treated" and made to fit in to mainstream Chinese society. How do these camps fit in to China's strategy for the future?

  • Yako Pamane by the Black Orchid Stringband
  • Damned to Hell by the John Butler Trio