Decarceration and housing justice

Monday, 3 August 2020 - 8:30am to 9:00am
Decarceration & housing justice  Featuring Tabitha Lean on decarceration to abolition in the pandemic, an advocate for incarcerated  people and a formerly  incarcerated Gunditjmara woman.   Interview previously aired on 3CR  Thursday Breakfast with Priya Kunjan.  And Eirene Tsolidis Noyce, from the Renters and Housing Union on housing justice organising in the pandemic.  Pictures: Birds flying through a crumbling barb wire brick fence (left). RAHU - Renters and Housing Union’s circular logo with a few house

This week we turn to two different areas long neglected by governments in Australia, now facing more dire consequences during the coronavirus pandemic: decarceration and housing justice. We hear from Tabitha Lean (Twitter), an advocate for incarcerated people on pushes to free people inside prison at risk of death from virus outbreaks and politics towards prison abolition. This interview previously aired on 3CR Thursday Breakfast with Priya Kunjan. Second, we hear from Eirene Tsolidis Noyce on the housing justice organising of precarious renters with the Renters and Housing Union (Victoria).

Monday 8:30am to 9:00am
A national feminist current affairs program for community radio. A gender analysis of contemporary issues, as well as in-depth analysis by a range of women and gender diverse people around Australia and internationally. Distributed nationally on the Community Radio Network (CRN). You can listen to some of our previous shows here: www.3cr.org.au/womenontheline/itunes

Presenter

Amy McMurtrie, Anya Saravanan, Ayan Shirwa, Emma Hart, and Iris Lee

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