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Animal advocacy on the airwaves, hosted by a team of local animal advocates.

    Freedom of Species Animal Trivia Radiothon Special 2022

    Freedom of Species Animal Trivia Radiothon Special 2022

     The Freedom of Species team come together for another Animal Trivia show for the 3CR Radiothon 2022! Listen to the interesting animal sounds, trivia questions such as do you know the name of the band who sings our theme song, Animal Liberation? Play along and see if you can beat the FoS presenters and other FoS listeners!  Thanks so much to everyone who pledged donations and/or sent in answers for our trivia show today! Thanks also to the vegan pizza business Red Sparrow Pizza for providing gift vouchers to our top donors in the Trivia show. Even though our 2022 Radiothon show is over, you can still support our Radiothon campaign and keep our show going for another year by donating. Donate via these options (however you donate, please nominate our show to receive your donation): Online: https://givenow.com.au/cr/freedomofspecies2022 Other options for donating here: https://3cr.org.au/donate or in-person at 3CR at 21 Smith Street Fitzroy, Naarm/Melbourne, Australia between 9.00am-5.00pm Monday to Friday. Phone: +61 3419 8377. The music we played on today's show: Monkey Gone to Heaven by The Pixies https://open.spotify.com/track/6BT7qiDY4A5tOyklohjQuW?si=246f955820144742 Most Girls by Hailee Steinfeld https://open.spotify.com/track/10GJQkjRJcZhGTLagFOC62?si=c7310656afa34838 Wolf by First Aid Kit https://open.spotify.com/track/64MZlAEryuE2KlLS2lWWFX?si=79b490cf5b8a4dc5 Thanks very much for your support of FoS and stay tuned for another trivia show later in the year - make sure your like our Facebook page for further updates about this! Plus you can subscribe to our show by searching for it on your favourite app, including iTunes and Spotify.

    Police Repression of Animal Activism: Creating a Mass Movement and Security Culture

    Police Repression of Animal Activism: Creating a Mass Movement and Security Culture

    Harley reflects on her activism in the UK with Animal Rebellion over the last few years, focusing on tensions between trying to build a mass movement for animals while also being concerned about police repression and security culture. She also discusses the loss of momentum for activists during the pandemic and ways to overcome this.  Links: You can find out more about Animal Rebellion at: https://animalrebellion.org/  Music: Animal liberation by Los Fastidios: https://www.losfastidios.net/ Dear England by Lowkey ft Mai Khalil: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LL0Y4MZ45bo Incompatible by Colour Me Wednesday: https://colourmewednesday.bandcamp.com/album/spoonboy-colour-me-wednesday-split Farewell To My City by Frank Turner: https://frank-turner.com/discography/fthc/  Make sure you tune in live to our animal liberation trivia show on Sunday 19th June, 1-2pm Melbourne time! You can listen in via 855AM from Melbourne or on the 3CR website (3cr.org.au) from anywhere. You can text in your answers to the questions on 0488 809 855. This show is our annual Radiothon fundraising show to keep our show and 3CR going for another year. You don’t have to wait until this show to donate though, you can donate right now at the links below. We appreciate your support! Online: https://www.givenow.com.au/cr/freedomofspecies2022 Other options – don't forget to nominate our show! https://www.3cr.org.au/donate

    Animal Memorial - Recognising and Reflecting on Animal Victims of Human Violence

    Animal Memorial - Recognising and Reflecting on Animal Victims of Human Violence

    This week we will take time to remember and reflect on victims of animal violence, this is a memorial to animals. I read out the names of sites of violence against animals in Victoria, Australia.You can find the list of abattoirs I read the names of at: Farm Transparency Project - Abottoirs in Victoria www.farmtransparency.org/facilities/food/abattoirs?state=VIC&country=Australia

    Animal Policies at the Federal Election & a Good Update on the Melbourne Horse Drawn Carriages Campaign

    Animal Policies at the Federal Election & a Good Update on the Melbourne Horse Drawn Carriages Campaign

    With the Australian federal election only a week away we speak with Animal Justice Party candidate, Meg Watkins, about the parties positions on animals. I also share some of the documented animal policies from other parties. In the second half of the show we hear about a recent advocacy win from Kristin Leigh from Melbourne Against Horse Drawn Carriages. 

    Talking live export, the Australian Federal election and Mother's Day with Bronwyn Currie, Animal Justice Party VIC

    Talking live export, the Australian Federal election and Mother's Day with Bronwyn Currie, Animal Justice Party VIC

     We speak with Bronwyn Currie, Animal Justice Party VIC Lead Senate Candidate for the upcoming Australian Federal Election.  Bronwyn is a longtime resident of Melbourne’s bayside area and has broad professional experience across a wide range of areas. She has been passionate about animals her entire life, Bronwyn’s contributions to animal protection have been recognized through multiple nominations for the Kingston Woman of the Year Award and was also a popular nomination for an Australia Day Award. You can read more about Bronwyn's drive to secure change for animals, the environment and people here: https://vic.animaljusticeparty.org/bronwyn_currie_for_senate We talk about banning live export, the upcoming Federal election campaign and the sadness may of us feel on Mother's Day when we reflect on the plight of animals in the animal agriculture system. Follow AJP here https://vic.animaljusticeparty.org/ The music we played on the show was: Steer by Missy Higgins https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gf0qu3EAfTY Descent by Lawless https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sNzoRPftYyM Don't Give Up by Peter Gabriel featuring Kate Bush https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VjEq-r2agqc

    Jax - Taking Direct Action for Animals

    Jax - Taking Direct Action for Animals

    This week we're talking to Jax, a climate and animal activist based in the UK. We talk about taking action in South Africa, hunt stabbing and shutting down the UKs largest dairy production center.  Music: Animal liberation by Los Fastidios: https://www.losfastidios.net/ The Eco-Terrorist in Me by Rise Against: https://www.riseagainst.com/ The Huntsman Comes A-Marching (live) by Frank Turner: https://frank-turner.bandcamp.com/album/sleep-is-for-the-week-tenth-anniversary-edition-live-from-the-vic-swindon-6th-april-2007 Extremist by Sole and DJ Pain 1: https://sole.bandcamp.com/album/no-god-nor-country-3  You can buy a Freedom of Species shirt to support our show and 3CR! The shirts are only $15 and they are available in a range of styles and colours. Fitted shirts: https://3cr-shop.myshopify.com/collections/frontpage/products/freedom-of-species-semi-fitted-tshirt?variant=40295131938980 Looser fit shirts: https://3cr-shop.myshopify.com/collections/frontpage/products/freedom-of-species-loose-fitted-tshirt?variant=40295156023460

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Freedom of Species

A radio show and podcast from Melbourne, Australia dedicated to animal protecion.
Each show includes local and international news, interviews with activists, and community announcements from the Melbournne animal protection scene.

If you're interested in learning what the AR scene is like down under, have a listen!

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