The Ethics Centre, Freedom of Information, Counter-protest at anti-trans rally, and Voice, Treaty and Truth-telling

Wednesday, 22 March 2023 - 7:00am to 8:30am
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- Sunehra Speaks with Dr Simon Longstaff AO about ethical challenges over the years, and the Ethics Centre - which is now taking in applications for their upcoming Youth Advisory Council. The applications close Friday 31 March and they plan to start activities in late April.


- Content warning - This segment discusses transphobia, police violence, and the rise of far right/fascist ideology.

We revisit 3CR Queering the Air presenter Jacob Gamble's Conversation with trans activists Amy Sargeant and Eddie Phillips about the anti-trans rally on Saturday 18th March in Naarm. They discuss the links between the far right and TERFs, as well as police violence against the LGBT+ community. This segment first aired on 3CR Queering the Air on 19th March 2023.

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- Grace speaks with transparency warrior and former independent senator Rex Patrick, about the challenge towards the delayed FOI court hearing on Monday.  She asks him how FOI works and its implications. 


- Claudia speaks with Joseph Camilieri, Emeritus Professor at La Trobe University, and founding Director of the La Trobe Centre for Dialogue about the lunchtime discussion forum on Voice, Treaty and Truth-telling - What? When? How? taking place in Naarm today. Professor Camilleri is one of Australia's leading international relations scholars with over 30-years experience in regional and global governance, political economy, religion, culture, and security policy. In 2021 he launched a forum called Conversation at the Crossroads – an opportunity for everyday citizens to lead their own discussions about the most pressing issues of our time.

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Online AND in -person TODAY Wednesday 22nd March 2023

12:30 – 2:00pm AEDT

City of Melbourne Bowls Club

Flagstaff Gardens

Dudley Street (Cnr William Street)

West Melbourne VIC 3003



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