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How are community recreation organisations recovering post-pandemic?

On this episode of The Grapevine, Dave Wells, CEO of Reclink, a charity that funds a variety of community recreation groups, gets on the line to discuss some of the plans and projects…

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What role will hydrogen play in the future of the Australian energy sector?

On this episode of The Grapevine, Kulja and Dylan get on the line with Cam Walker, campaign organiser at Friends of The Earth to discuss the world-first trail of using Latrobe Valley coal…

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Gender inequality is still thriving in the Australian economy

On this episode of The Grapevine, Kulja is joined by special guest co-host Judith Peppard for an International Women's Day edition of the program. They get on the line with Australian Council of…

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Revelation after revelation, but will there be consequences for those at the seat of power?

On this episode of The Grapevine, Kulja and Dylan get on the line with Executive Director of Per Capita Emma Dawson to breakdown the Coalition Government losing their working majority in the house…

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What are the global implications for the battle between the Australian Government and Facebook?

On this episode of The Grapevine, Kulja and Dylan get on the line with Jeff Sparrow, Lecturer in the Centre for Advancing Journalism at Melbourne University, and long-time Triple R broadcaster, to…

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The Pacific Island Forum fiasco, and a retrospective analysis of climate action from a pandemic perspective

On this episode of The Grapevine Dylan and Kulja get on the line with Associate Professor in Pacific Studies at ANU, Katerina Teaiwa to break down what happened at the Pacific Island Forum…

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Victoria’s new rental laws, China & Hong Kong, and intergenerational poverty

On this episode of The Grapevine, Kulja and Dylan break down Victoria’s new rental laws coming into effect in 2021 with Professor of Housing and Social Policy at Swinburne University Wendy Stone.

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Mining industry malfeasance, far-right extremism in Australia, and the Russia Protests…

On this episode of The Grapevine, Kulja and Dylan get on the line with Professor of History at La Trobe University Clare Wright to discuss her essay for Griffith Review 71, ‘Masters…

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Who will come out on top of this brewing trade-war between Australia and China?

On this episode of The Grapevine, Kulja and Dylan get on the line with author, guardian columnist, and former RRR Breakfaster, Dr Jeff Sparrow to breakdown Australia’s diplomatic fallout with China, and the…

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What can two isolated countries at the bottom of the world learn from each other in the post-COVID recovery?

On this episode of The Grapevine, Kulja and Dylan speak with journalist, author, and chief political correspondent of the ABC’s ‘7:30’, Laura Tingle about her Quarterly Essay ‘The High Road’. Tingle contrasts the…

About this program

Putting local issues in a global context, including weekly insights into our cities, democracy, rights, culture, energy and environment. All stitched together with a mixtape of music.

Regular guests and segments include: Reading Room with Sally Rippin; urban history with Dr David Nichols; Cam Walker's eco-update and live music.

Program theme: Hugh Masekala's Grazing in the Grass



The podcast intro and outro theme is Soft Illusion and was generously provided by Andras.

https://andras.bandcamp.com/track/soft-illusion