Observing Human Rights in Palestine, Environment Coverage in Aotearoa, Climate Change vs. Health, LGBTQ+ Students and Teachers in Religious Schools

Wednesday, 5 December 2018 - 7:00am to 8:30am

Today on the show with Dean, Eiddwen, Judith and William [segment times in blackets] || 

We at 3CR are proud to acknowledge the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung as the owners of the lands on which we meet, live, and work. We pay respect to their elders past, present, and emerging; we recognize that sovereignty has never been ceded and that a treaty has never been signed || 

[18:32] Monica Keilly shares her experience as a Human Rights Observer for Act for Peace in Occupied Palestine. Act for Peace is the international aid agency of the National Council of Churches in Australia || 

[43:44] Amanda Thomas talks about the coverage (or not) of environment stories and the community discussion of mining in Aotearoa (New Zealand) || 

[56:21] Professor Helen Berry tells us about The Lancet Countdown: tracking progress on health and climate changeThe recently published published report was written by a team of researchers including Professor Berry and charts the relationship between climate change and health, including its links to mental illness || 

[1:10:57] Latrobe Uni cultural historian Dr Tim Jones comes in the studio to talk about the 'religious freedom' report soon to be considered by parliament, which discusses the current right of religious primary and high schools to fire LGBTQ+ staff and expel LGBTQ+ students