Tax Policy & Sustainable Development, Federal Budget 2023, Poverty Concerns & Media attitudes, Public Housing Crisis

Wednesday, 10 May 2023 - 7:00am to 8:30am
Federal Budget 2023



Naomi Fowler speaks with Alex Cobbin and Rachel Etter-Phoya from the Tax Justice Network, about the importance of tax policy in stopping the continuation of empire and patterns of extraction that impoverish communities and harm children. They look at a recent report “How can corporate taxes contribute to sub-Saharan Africa’s Sustainable Development Goals?” which examined the Vodafone company as a case study. The full report is available HERE.To learn more about the Tax Justice Network go to taxjustice



Patrick unpacks the Federal Budget with Kevin Gaynor, co-producer and host of 3CR economics show Radio MMTKevin discusses the impact of the budget on our economy and also what the policies mean for you. Radio MMT airs Fridays 5:30pm - 6:30pm.



Claudia speaks with Anti-Poverty Centre spokesperson Kristin O'Connell about what the budget delivers for those living in poverty, and the role played by media and community in elevating poverty concerns.



Patrick speaks to 3CR Raise The Roof host Fiona York about State government policy impacting residents of the Barak Beacon housing estate in Port Melbourne. Over 250 people will be forced to relocate after a State government decision to redevelop the site as part of the Big Housing Build project. Raise the Roof airs Wednesdays 5.30 - 6 pm.

Rally for Barak Beacon happens at 11.30am Thursday 11th May, at Victorian Parliament House, Naarm. Organised by Public Housing – Everybody’s Business. 



1. I Can't Stand the Rain by Chris Wilson & Johhn Diesel 

2. Ruling Class Blues by Rainbow Snakes 

3. Future Children by Lonnie Holley