Rohingyas flee violence with no long-term solution to the crisis in sight
The UN estimates that over 100,000 Rohingya people have fled violence in Rakine state in Myanmar during the past weeks. There are media reports of burnt out villages and attacks on civilians and the UN is calling for an urgent response to this humanitarian crisis.
Dr Costas Laoutides is a Senior lecturer in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Deakin University. He and his colleague Dr Anthony Ware have been working on a book about the Rohingya people for the past three years and have done field work in Rakine state. He told Wednesday breakfast that the situation in
# Myanmar is more complex than the media portrays.
Dr Jonathan Pickering on the US exit from Paris Agreement and the implications on that decision.
Daryl Taylor in the studio to talk about his efforts to build a council approved Earthship (radical natural building) in Kinglake, following Black Saturday fires. And sharing an upcoming workshop in September, plus Mike Reynolds (Earthship pioneers) tour in October.
Alternative News segment Guest - Lucie Bradley, Laneway Learning co-founder and Melbourne coordinator.
Kristian Leammie-Ruff speaks with us about 'Mind the Gap', an exhibition looking into the Pine Gap military intelligence facility in the Northern Territory.
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Just Equal campaign rally at Sydney Town Hall breaks records.
On Sunday, Sept 10th the Just Equal campaign held a rally at Sydney Town Hall to proudly show support for the LGBTIQA community and encourage people to vote YES! for marriage equality in the postal vote which begins this month. Around 30,000 people attended making it the biggest rally supporting LGBTIQA rights in Australian history. People were encouraged to bring their placards and dress to impress, and they did! Judith from 3CR Wednesday breakfast was there and spoke with people about why they had come out on the day. Check out what they said on our website.