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Kylie Moore-Gilbert's story of surviving 804 days in an Iranian Prison

On this episode of The Grapevine, Kulja and Dylan get on the line with Dr Kylie Moore-Gilbert to discuss her resilience and courage in the face of her wrongful 804 days of incarceration…

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Neocolonialism and the Solomon Islands

On this episode of The Grapevine, Kulja and Dylan get on the line with Walkley award winning journalist and author Jeff Sparrow to break down the geopolitical maneuvering between China and Australia in…

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The infamous Montague St Bridge, the federal election, and tensions in the Solomon's

On this episode of the Grapevine, Kulja and Dylan get on the line with urban planning guru Dave Nichols to discuss the Montague St Bridge and it's calamitous history. 

Then, author and journalism…

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The federal election and the economy with George Megalogenis and Margaret Simmons

On this episode of The Grapevine, Kulja and Dylan get on the line with journalist and author,  George Megalogenis to shed some light on the federal budget in the context of the current…

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Refugee deal, pork-barreling pollies and cyber security

On this episode of The Grapevine, Kulja gets on the line with executive director of Refugee Legal, David Manne, to talk about the Federal Government finally accepting New Zealand's offer for resettling refugees…

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Satyajit Das, Jeff Sparrow, and Federal misdirection

Presenter Dylan Bird is joined by Walkley Award winning journalist Jeff Sparrow to discuss whether battling back-to-back natural disasters is distracting Australians from fighting the climate crisis which he explores in his column…

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State government backflips on social housing levy in lead up to election

On this episode of The Grapevine, Kulja and Dylan are joined on the line by CEO of VCOSS, Emma King, to discuss how the State government has backflipped on a proposed levy on…

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Scott Ludlam, Jim White, AFLW Wages, Melbourne History

Kulja and Dylan are joined by urban planning expert Dave Nichols, who delves into the significance of the names of places, the convoluted origin of the name of Melbourne, and the truth behind…

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Australia’s coal fleet closures sooner than expected

On this episode of The Grapevine, Kulja and Dylan get on the line with Cam Walker to discuss Origin’s early closure of Australia’s largest coal fired power plant, Eraring in NSW which will…

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Why is Dutton picking fights with China?

On this episode of The Grapevine Kulja and Dylan get on the line with Walkley award winning journalist and author Jeff Sparrow to break down Defence Minister Peter Dutton’s anti-China rhetoric in 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