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Australia's only national radio show focusing on industrial, social and workplace issues. Distributed nationally on the Community Radio Network.

Stick Together Annie McLoughlin, Rebecca Maes & Tilde Joy.

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Australia's only national radio show focusing on industrial, social and workplace issues. Distributed nationally on the Community Radio Network.

    Rural Media & Tradie suicide prevention

    Rural Media & Tradie suicide prevention

    Country newspapers & cuts to the ABC - what’s at stake and the MEAA s Our Communities campaign. From the media to HALT a suicide prevention initiative aimed specifically at Tradies. 

    Grassroots Organising - LIFE and NTEU Fightback

    Grassroots Organising - LIFE and NTEU Fightback

    This week we're bringing you highlights from public meetings demonstrating the wealth of grassroots activism taking place across the continent.First we have UWU secretary Tim Kennedy speaking at the Living Incomes For Everyone campaign launch, which aims to fight against the austerity measures and poverty-level welfare arrangements being proposed currently by the federal government.Then we listen in to some highlights from a public meeting of the NTEU Fightback campaign and hear how grassroots union members plan to transform their union over the coming months.

    Jobs & the Curse of Casualization

    Jobs & the Curse of Casualization

    ACTU President Michele O'Neil launches the ACTU's National-Economic-Reconstruction-Plan and we will hear from Walid, the security guard who blew the whistle on the subcontractor involved in the Quarantine hotel security breakdown in Victoria. 

    Bread and Butter

    Bread and Butter

    First we hear from Kacie Duncan, a Community Projects Officer at Gippsland Trades and Labour Council, about her work with disadvantaged people entering the workforce. Then we hear a chat with Dave Fox, AMWU organiser and history buff, about the state of the movement and where to from here. 

    Unemployed & CFMEU Push Back

    Unemployed & CFMEU Push Back

    First up the Australian Unemployed Workers Union pushes back as the Federal Liberal National Government tries to Govern using Gossip by saying employers can't get workers because the jobseeker/jobkeeper payments are too high - people are too comfortable and aren't interested in taking jobs.  We follow this with a report about the alleged bashing of CFMEU officials on a construction site in the salubrious suburb of Hawthorn Melbourne last week. Seven men, a length of wood, and an unprovoked attack. Just a note the Victorian Trades Hall Council is working with Australian Refugee Council to provide food to residents of the nine public housing towers that have been put into extreme lockdown with 500 police deployed to keep them in their flats because over 100 cases of covid has been found in the towers which house 3000 residents. Money is being raised to support these families by the VHTC. go to https://supportpublichousingresidents.raisely.com/

    Together we're stronger

    Together we're stronger

    We hear news about the AUWU's #keeptherate campaign, the NTEU fightback, job cuts and news from regional Victoria, including EBA negotiations at Australian Paper and ATO job uncertainty in Geelong.The First Nations Workers Alliance launched their new advocacy course called "Voice Treaty Truth" this week, we hear from members who developed the training about the content and what they're excited about.We also hear Tim Kennedy UWU National Secretary, and Jess, an Early Childhood Educator answering questions for the Senate Inquiry into the Australian Government's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

Lyon-cat ,

Best show about working people

Really well researched, captures a lot of stories not covered in the 6 o'clock news. I really enjoy it- highly recommend.

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