Hollandia and Melania are both daughters of Frans Kapisa a well known leader of the independence movement in West Papua. They both now live, study and work in Perth after receiving Permanent protections visas. Those now running from the Indonesian military may not be given in asylum in Australia since the election of Tony Abbott. […]
Archive | September, 2013
A conversation with a spokesperson from the anti-Golden Dawn Greek community in Melbourne, a city with a Greek descendant population of some 300,000, and a key target of the Nazi party’s plans for international growth.
Anne Gisborne from the State School Teacher’s Union on the devastating impact of Barnett’s sacking of 300 education assistants and other cuts to the education system.
Chairman of the Deaths in Custody Watch Committee Marc Newhouse on the plans to commemorate thirty years since the murder of John Pat in Roeburne.
Award-winning peace activist and social justice champion Jarrod McKenna on cuts to foreign aid, the Swan Island peace convergence, and why Australia is becoming such a heartless nation.
Save Beelair Wetlands spokesperson Kate Kelly on the latest developments in the campaign.
Chair of Electronic Frontiers Australia David Cake on the latest revelations from Edward Snowden vis-a-vis the NSA’s sophisticated anti-encryption programs.
Refugee Rights Action Network’s Sarah Ross on the Immigration Department’s extraordinary decision to allow Vietnamese government officials access to asylum seekers at Northam’s Yongah Hill detention centre.
Highlights from a recently held rally against the looming American attack on Syria.
An update from Kiwi activist Edward Miller on the campaign against the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement.
Speech by marriage equality advocate Sam Cavallaro in tribute to fallen comrade Amber Maxwell.
Continuing with the Wikileaks focus, we’ll be looking at an entirely different angle tonight as we speak to Virginia Brown from the group Feminists opposing an Assange-led Wikileaks Party. We play a Morning Magazine interview with the human rights lawyer and refugee advocate Julian Burnside. And livewire former State Minister for Planning and Infrastructure, and […]