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Logging VicForests, Jason De Santolo reads Unceded Airwaves, Undercover Kindness
Acknowledgement of country News headlines with Cait Kelly Carly shared Tuesday Breakfast’s panel Classroom to Newsroom: Racial gatekeeping in Australian media with listeners. You can click the link to go to the event page or listen back on Tuesday Breakfast. And Priya read from RISE: Refugees, survivors and eX-detainees’ eX-detainee Day 2020 statement eX-detainee Day was Wednesday 23rd September. Scheherazade speaks with Sue McKinnon from Kinglake Friends of the Forest Inc, a not for profit environment organisation established to advocate for the preservation of the native forests in Kinglake and the Central Highlands. Sue joins us to talks about VicForest’s alleged logging of bushfire protection areas in the central highlands. We return to our Thursday Breakfast poetry and writing segment. Today we listen to 'Unceded Airwaves: Listening with Compassion' written and read by Jason De Santolo. The text was part of Endless Study, Infinite Debt an ongoing collaborative project facilitated by Snack Syndicate that brings together artists, writers, and activists to build spaces of dialogue and collective learning. Dr Jason De Santolo is a researcher and creative producer of Garrwa and Barunggam descent. He is Assoc Professor of Indigenous Research in the School of Design at the University of Technology Sydney. Priya speaks with Mabel, a Boandik, Gunditjmara and Ngarrindjeri kid living on Kaurna country who has started an undercover kindness campaign with her family, sending care packages and positive affirmations to mob around the country. SongsJK-47 Ft. Chiggz, NATEG & Nerve - On OneGenesis Owusu - I AmBridz ft. Fred Leone - Bagi-la-m Bargan
WIRE Family violence and COVID-19, Arab-Australian Authors Unite for Lebanon, NDIS independent assessors
Acknowledgement of country News headlines with Cait Kelly The Thursday Breakfast team discusses recent incidents of police violence across the continent and the systemic nature of this carceral violence. They also share the link to the GoFundMe JUSTICE FOR SHERRY TILBEROO and details for an upcoming vigil and march in Meanjin to demand justice for the death in custody of Aunty Sherry Tilberoo. Schereazade speaks to Jessica Stott, the Service Delivery Manager at the Victorian women, non-binary, and gender-diverse referral group WIRE. WIRE provides a free Victoria-wide support, information, and referrals service. Jessica joins us to discuss the intersections of domestic and family violence, COVID-19, and the lockdown period. We hear a small excerpt from the panel 'Arab-Australian Authors Unite for Lebanon' recorded on Saturday 5th September. To raise funds for the victims of the Beirut explosion, some of so-called Australia’s most celebrated authors, poets, and academics of Lebanese and Arab backgrounds came together for two nights of online discussions about the literature of the Arab diaspora. Hosted by Better Read than Dead bookstore in Newtown Sydney and Sweatshop Writers Collective the panel was moderated by Dr. Jumana Bayeh and featured Ghassan Hage, Amani Haydar, Omar Sakr, Sarah Ayoub, Ruby Hamad, and M M Morsi. 100% of the ticket proceeds were donated to Impact Lebanon, an NGO that provides disaster relief as well as activism resources for the Lebanese diaspora. Carly sits down with Vanmali Hermans, a Wiradjuri, Irish & Flemish woman living on Ngunnawal and Ngambri land. Mali joins us to speak about the Australian Government's recent announcement of independent assessors to be appointed as part of the National Disability Insurance Scheme. Mali is a disabled organiser and writer, is a board member of Women with Disabilities ACT, and currently works in gender-based violence policy alongside studying a Master of Social Work. Songs Pookie - TuesdayMo'Ju, Birdz, Trials - Rider in the Rain 2020
ACAB energy & Undertow LP
Acknowledgement of Country News headlines with Cait Kelly Carly sits down with Anne-lise Ahfat- behaviour change facilitator and family violence practitioner who is passionate about transformative justice; and Iris-lee writer and presenter on 3CRs women on the line and queering the air. They speak about prison-industrial complex aboltion in so-called Australia, how to harness newfound acab engergy and the impacts of the internet on abolitionst theory and practice. Bridget Chappell joins us to speak about the upcoming LP release of Undertow, their debut full-length album. Bridget is a sound artist and activist currently based in Mildura/Latji Latji and Nyeri Nyeri country. Undertow will be released on the 30th of September on Heavy Machinery Records, and we play track 4, Elizabeth Street, on the show today.
Yalinguth Art Prize, Snack Syndicate, Rohingya persecution and refugees in Indonesia
Acknowledgement of country News headlines with Cait Kelly Robbie Bundle joins Carly to discuss the Yalinguth Art Prize. Yalinguth (“yesterday” in Woi Wurrung) is an innovative Augmented Reality experience, expressed entirely through sound, accessible via a location-specific mobile App. The Yalinguth prize is seeking submissions from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists, living on or connected to the land we now call Victoria, to visually represent the Yalinguth App. Submissions close on the 11th of September. For more details on The Yalinguth Prize, you can visit their Facebook page. Robbie Bundle is a singer-songwriter and musician who has been writing and performing music for more than 35 years. In 2014, Robbie formed the Melbourne Community Indigenous Film Collective (MCIFC), an unincorporated Indigenous organisation that supports the development of Indigenous filmmakers in Victoria. Robbie has been a key force in initiating Yalinguth and is a member of the Project Working Group. We return to our Thursday Breakfast poetry and writing segment. This week we hear Groundwork a text written and read by Snack Syndicate. The text was part of 'Endless Study, Infinite Debt' produced with Liquid Architecture in June this year. Snack Syndicate is Andrew Brooks and Astrid Lorange. Scheherazade speaks with JN Joniad, a Rohingya refugee and journalist presently living in Jakarta, Indonesia. JN was studying engineering in Myanmar when he was forced to abandon his chosen career path and flee into exile. He has since become a student of political science as well as a writer and human rights activist searching for a safe and durable solution for refugees in Indonesia and around the world. He joins us to discuss Rohingya persecution, life in limbo for people seeking asylum in Indonesia, and the added COVID-19 dynamics. Songs Miiesha ft. Hoodzy, JessB, JessWar - Hold StrongBirdz, Fred Leone - Bagi-la-m Bargan
Against All Odds documentary, Sounds of lockdown, Vickie Roach, cancel RIMPAC
Acknowledgement of country News headlines with Cait Kelly We hear an interview with Messiah Rhodes filmmaker and host of the documentary series Against All Odds. Messiah was interviewed by Amy Goodman on US current affairs program Democracy Now on 14 August. His new documentary series, available online at ajcontrast.com/againstallodds, explores the challenges faced by people released from prison, especially women, through telling his mother's story. Rhodes describes his work as a response to calls to defund police and calls for investment in housing, education, family reunification and mental health support. Soundscapes of the lockdown, produced by Thursday Breakfast’s Scheherazade. A few weeks back we heard sounds from Morocco, and we’ll try to recreate it here. Now, what is a soundscape? Well it's like a landscape but sonic, creating a sense of place through audio. The sounds that we’ll gather each week will represent stage 4 lockdown on unceded lands. This week we’ll hear a few soundscapes that our team made. To contribute sounds please contact us via Instagram @3crthursdaybreakfast We hear part of a conversation between Marisa Sposaro from the Doin Time show and Vickie Roach, Aboriginal writer and activist. Vickie speaks about her lived experience of prison, violations of human rights of the healthcare of women in prison, the overincarceration of Aboriginal women, and prisons within the context of the Pandemic. This episode aired on the 10th August. Doin Time airs 4-5pm every Monday and podcasts of the show can be found at the 3CR website 3CR.org.au/dointime Tina Grandinetti joins us to discuss the movement to cancel RIMPAC, or rim of the Pacific exercises, the world's largest maritime war games. Tina is a PhD candidate at RMIT, a lecturer at the University of Hawai'i, and a coorganiser of the cancel RIMPAC coalition.SongsTkay Maizda - 24kTasmin Keith - 64 BarsDuckwrth ft. Kian - QuickJK-47 - I Am Here (Trust Me)
101 Black Writers and Voices, Karrabing Film Collective, Lebanon Kafala System
Acknowledgement of countryNews headlines with Cait KellyPriya speaks with Dr Sandy O’Sullivan talks about their development of a list of 101 Black Writers and Voices. Sandy is Wiradjuri person an Associate Professor of Creative Industries at the University of the Sunshine Coast.Carly speaks with Elizabeth Povinelli about the Karrabing Film Collective's film, Day in the Life which is featuring at the Melbourne International Film Festival 681/2 - Day in the Life is a multi-layered story that illuminates the ways that First Nations communities in the Northern Territory are resisting settler forms of governance and extractive capitalism on a daily basisPriya speaks about campaigns in Lebanon advocating for the rights of migrant workers under the exploitative kafala system in which workers (mainly from the African continent) have little to no rights.Anti-Racism Movement (ARM) is a grassroots collective by young Lebanese feminist activists in collaboration with migrant workers and migrant domestic workers. they do most of their work through the centres in Lebanon in direct collaboration with migrant workers, especially migrant domestic workers. armlebanon.org // @armlebanon This Is Lebanon (TIL), a project of Domestic Workers Unite (DWU), is a project run by a coalition of former migrant workers and activists demanding the protection of migrant domestic workers, and an end to labour exploitation and abuse, with the aim to effectively end government-sanctioned, modern-day slavery in Lebanon. thisislebanon.info // @thisislebanon961 Sydney and Melbourne based film director Fatima Mawas has organised a campaign to help domestic workers escape Lebanon. If you’d like to get involved with this project visit the Chuffed website and search ‘flights for domestic workers fleeing Lebanon’. https://www.chuffed.org/project/flights-for-domestic-workers SongsBriggs ft. Thelma Plum - Go to WarHoodzy - The Land