Dodgy Climate Deals; First Nations Voices on the Murray-Darling; Asthma Advice; Indigenous Rights Radio on Food and Resources

Wednesday, 6 March 2019 - 7:00am to 8:30am

Today on the show with Eiddwen and Will [segments times in brackets] || 

3CR is proud to acknowledge the Kulin Nations as true owners and custodians of the lands from which we broadcast. We pay respect to their elders past and present and acknowledge that their sovereignty was never ceded and a treaty has yet to be signed || 

[18:50] No Discrimination day was March 1 and International Women's Day is this March the 6th. In recognition of both of these, Cultural Survival comemmorates the death of water and indigenous land rights fighter Xoloxloo Duxee. Later [32:50] we hear from Dr Frank Roy, an indigenous biodiversity and food expert from NE India, talking about how indigenous wisdom can provide a model for how to solve both hunger and environmental challenges || 

[45:59] The Bunyip fire complex rages on and Asthma Australia have put out a health warning, underlining the asthma triggering effects of smoke. CEO Michele Goldman calls in to advise us on who is most at risk and what we should do when we or one of our loved ones is feeling the asthma symptoms || 

[56:59] There are holes and dodgy dealings surrounding the Morrison Government's climate policy. Suzanne Harter from the Australian Conservation Foundation comes in the studio to speak on the failings of the policy and what we really need to see in the lead up to the Federal Election || 

[1:16:10] The Barka (Darling) River and the whole Murray-Darling River Basin have been woefully mis-managed and could dry up completely, according to two independent scientific reviews and a Royal Commission. John-Paul Janke co-hosts tonight'sThe Point (8:30pm on NITV), where we hear from the First Nations people who should be at the heart of our national discussion and reaction to this environmental catastrophe ||