International press freedom, Barak Beacon public housing forum, far right anti-immigration and anti-LGBTQI+, clowning and the gender super gap

Wednesday, 17 May 2023 - 7:00am to 8:30am


Wednesday Breakfast Rundown - 17th May 2023 


With Grace Tan, Claudia Craig and Patrick Morrow


7:00am Acknowledgement of Country


7:04am News headlines 


7:12am Grace speaks with Daniel Bastard, head of the Asia-Pacific desk at Reporter Without Borders (RSF) about the 2023 World Press Freedom Index, with highlights of the fake content industry and Australia's situation with press freedom. Read the full global 2023 analysis HERE


7:32am With the rally regarding the residents' future at the public housing estate last Thursday at the steps of the state Parliament, 3CR presenter Joe Malignaggi interviewed impacted residents and speeches conducted by organiser Joe Toscano, impacted resident Margaret Kelly and Victorian Greens Leader Samantha Ratnam


7:54am Kannagi Bhatt of speaks with CARF (Campaign against Racism & Fascism) organiser and activist Aisha Jago on fighting the far-right’s anti-immigration and anti-LGBTQI+ agenda. (This broadcast originally aired on 3CR Breakfast 16th May 2023) 

Access the Ministerial response to 3CR here


Drag Story Time is ongoing as usual, at Eltham Library at 12pm today, despite discussions for moving it online. You can support Drag Story by emailing a solidarity message to  '; // -->  

Follow CARF on Instagram to get involved in any future anti-fascist actions they always organise around Naarm.


8:13am Bringing some humour to the post-budget conversation, Claudia speaks with performer, clown and teacher Elizabeth Davie about the importance of fun and her forthcoming comedy show at The Butterfly Club - the Superwoman Money Program.

For Superwoman Money Show tickets and information click here. 

Play in the Park session dates and venue details can be found here.




Blackfella/ Whitefella by Warumpi Band 

Palestine by Mistahi