The CDP Doesn't Develop Communities; Deporting a Tamil Family to Danger; #ClimateEmergency; World Bee Day!

Wednesday, 15 May 2019 - 7:00am to 8:30am

Hosted by Eiddwen, Rob and Will [Segment 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 || 

[26:28] Bee educator and director of Pollinator Alliance Benedict Hughes calls in to tell us about World Bee Day, taking place this Sunday the 19th. There will be stalls and entertainment as well as a "Bee Hotel"-making workshop at the Alphington Farmers Market, 2 Wingrove St Alphington VIC || 

[36:29] Through the Community Development Program, the Federal Government claims to support "job seekers" to build skills and find work in remote Indigenous communities. Birrigubba woman & the Australian Council of Trade Unions’ Indigenous Officer Lara Watson comes on the show to talk on the failings of CDP which include wage-theft and denial of social services || 

[52:14] After more than a year of immigration prison and legal appeals, Tamil asylum seekers Nades, Priya, and their two Australian-born children are set to be deported any moment back to danger in Sri Lanka. Tamil Refugee Council spokesperson Umesh calls in to update us on their case and calls on listeners to contact their local representative to encourage Minister for Immigration, Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs David Coleman to intervene and cancel the deportation order || 

[1:07:08] Australian Conservation Foundation Climate Change Campaigner Suzanne Harter comes on the show to give us an update on the Climate Emergency || 

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Eiddwen Jeffery, Rob Snelling and Jessica Trichias