Francesca Albanese, Role of lobbying on the Government, Packaging Product Stewardship Lead at Boomerang Alliance

Wednesday, 15 November 2023 - 7:00am to 8:30am
Crying mother with her dead kid image with Palestine flag

7:12AM: Jennifer Lacy Nichols Research Fellow at the University of Melbourne joined us to discuss the role lobbying has on the government and she found government lobbyist registers largely left us in the dark of who is actually lobbying government


7:31AM: Birte Moliere, packaging product stewardship lead at Boomerang Alliance speaks about transparency and accountability in the supermarket industry and working towards a plastic-free future.


The details of the two reusable / BYO cup days are: 

Fri 8 December 23 - Commonfolk Coffee || 16 Progress Street || Mornington 7am-3pm 

Sat 9 December 23 - Home Ground Coffee || 22 Robertson Dr || Mornington 8am-2pm  


Home Ground is a social enterprise and all $ saved in packaging cost (20-50 cent per single use cup) is going straight back into supporting youth at risk. 


Sign the Boomerang Alliance petition to cut plastic packaging

Read the Unwrapped Supermarkets Report here


7:50AM: Claudia brings us a special extended interview with United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights Situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, Francesca Albanese who is visiting Australia this week amid continued conflict in Gaza/Israel and tensions between communities here in Naarm about personal safety and the national stance on calling for a ceasfire.


A warning to listeners, this segment discusses the subject of war, loss of life and suffering which might be distressing. For support call Lifeline 13 11 14


Ms Albanese is appearing in person in Naarm Thursday 16th November @ 6pm  in an event moderated by Rawan Arraf  from the Australian Centre for International Justice.


Tickets are sold out but you can join the waitlist at


On Saturday November 18th @ 1pm there is a Blak Solidarity Gathering with Ms Albanese together with Professor Gary Foley, and Noura Mansour, Australia Palestine Advocacy Network. Event takes place at Aunty Alma Thorpe's Gathering Place, 546-550 High Street, Preston


Palestine Remembered airs on 3CR Saturdays 9.30-10am




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