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Covid-19 welfare payments & stimulus packages, who’s really benefiting, and will it be enough?

On this episode of The Grapevine Emma Dawson, Executive Director at Per Capita is back to discuss the Australian Federal Government effectively doubling the Jobseeker Allowance through “rescue packages” in response to the…

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Oil and espionage, silencing a whistle-blower and his legal council.

Despite threats of jail time, Bernard Collaery, representative of Witness K, has published his book Oil Over Troubled Water: Australia's Timor Sea Intrigue and phoned in to The Grapevine to unpack his legal…

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Why were there protests in the streets of Malaysia over the recent election?

On this episode of The Grapevine Judith Peppard fills in for Dylan Bird and Koujla Coulston

James Chin, Professor of Asian Studies at the University of Tasmania explains the political implications of the…

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Australian police departments using controversial facial recognition software - Clearview AI, what does does this mean?

On this episode of The Grapevine Hannah Ryan from Buzzfeed News comes in to share what she’s learned about Clearview AI – controversial facial recognition software being used by Australia’s police forces and…

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Can we engineer our way out of the climate crisis?

Graham Hunter, National Co-Coordinator of the Climate Change Program at the United Nations Association of Australia, discusses the film Global Thermostat screening at Transitions Film Festival in Melbourne, Australia and what geo-engineering technologies…

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The Grapevine - 17 February 2020

On this episode of The Grapevine, George Megolagenis talks about his article in The Good Weekend regarding Melbourne becoming Australia’s largest city. Infrastructure upgrades abound but what does this mean for Melbourne’s influence…

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The Grapevine - 10 February 2020

On this episode of The Grapevine, Chief Executive Officer and Dean of the Australia and New Zealand School of Government, Ken Smith, discusses his essay 'Remembering Who You Report To' in Griffith

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The Grapevine - 3 February 2020

On this episode of The Grapevine, academic at UNSW and author of Corporate Power in Australia: Do the 1% Rule? Dr Lindy Edwards, shares her research into how corporate interests are compromising…

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The Grapevine - 9 December 2019

Kulja and Dylan chat with Associate Professor in Urban Planning at The University of Melbourne Dave Nichols for his monthly segment to wrap the year in urban planning issues, spanning construction headaches, level…

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The Grapevine - 2 December 2019

This week Kulja and Dylan speak to author and former Triple R Breakfaster Jeff Sparrow about his book Fascists Among Us: Online Hate and the Christchurch Massacre - an enlightening account of what…

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The Grapevine - 18 November 2019

This week Kulja and Dylan speak with Anthony Kelly, Executive Officer at Flemington and Kensington Community Legal Centre - which runs the Police Accountability Project - about police misconduct, complaints procedures and the…

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The Grapevine - 11 November 2019

This week Kulja and Dylan speak with Rolf Schmidt, Invertebrate Palaeontology Collection Manager at Museums Victoria to discuss his pieces of the Berlin Wall, collected just after it fell and on display at…

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The Grapevine - 28 October 2019

This week Kulja and Dylan speak with SBS sports analyst, Craig Foster, about his new book Fighting For Hakeem, which accounts the story to return soccer player Hakeem Al Araibi to Australia after…

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The Grapevine - 21 October 2019

This week Kulja and Dylan speak with Zali Steggall, the member for Warringah about the climate change bill she's proposing to introduce into parliament in 2020.

Then, Ben Bohane, Vanautu-based photojournalist comes on…

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The Grapevine - 14 October 2019

This week Kulja and Dylan speak with Dr Suelette Dreyfus from the University of Melbourne about her removal from the speakers list at CyberCon.

Then, Julian Vincent from Market Forces comes on the…

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The Grapevine - 7 October 2019

This week Kulja and Dylan speak with Lisa Radford and Yhonnie Scarce about their picture essay on sites of genocide and nuclear destruction for Art + Australia.

Then, journalist Margaret Simons comes on…

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The Grapevine - 30 September 2019

This week Kulja an Dylan celebrate 10 years of the Grapevine!

This week, Scott Ludlum comes on the show to talk about a report that he has authored in post-parlimentary life about the…

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The Grapevine - 23 Septemer 2019

This week Kulja and Dylan speak with Cam Walker from Friends of the Earth to talk about the the global environment rally.

Then, Tilman Ruff from ICANN returns to the show to talk…

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The Grapevine - 16 September 2019

This week Kulja and Dylan speak with Dave Nichols about the plans for changes to Sydney road parking and trams.

Then, John Harvey comes on the show to talk about the film he…

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The Grapevine - 9 September 2019

This week Kulja and Dylan speak with prominent gay rights academic/activist, Dennis Altman about his writing process, politics and new book Unrequited Love.

Then, David Manne from Refugee Legal comes on the…

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The Grapevine - 2 September 2019

This week Kulja and Dylan speak with Ellio Fishman, the Director of Transport Innovation for the Institute for Sensible Transport, about Melbourne's blue bike riding sharing program finally being given the ax.

Then…

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The Grapevine - 12 August 2019

This week Kulja and Dylan speak with Jenny Smith from The Council for Homeless Persons about the recent announcement of a Victorian Parliamentary inquiry.

Then, directors Josh Cable and Marcus Cobbledick come on…

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The Grapevine - 5 August 2019

This week Kulja and Dylan speak with journalist Adele Ferguson about her new book Banking Bad and the royal commission into the banks.

Then, director of the new film Buoyancy screening at MIFF…

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The Grapevine - 29 July 2019

This week Kulja and Dylan speak to Cam Walker from Friends of the Earth about scientific consensus concerning global warming.

Then, Jennifer Doggett from Croaky comes on the show to talk about young…

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The Grapevine - 22 July 2019

This week Kulja and Dylan speak with Emma Dawson from Per Capita about the recent news concerning the economy.

Then, Raul Sanchez Urribarri from La Trobe University comes on the show to discuss…

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The Grapevine - 8 July 2019

This week Dylan speaks with the Hong Kong correspondent for the New York Times, Austin Ramzy, about China attempting to extend its influence over Hong Kong.

Then Fiona Chong comes on the show…

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The Grapevine - 1 July 2019

This week Dylan speaks with Eytan Lenko from Beyond Zero Emissions about the Northern Territory being opened up for fracking.

Then, author Tom Bamforth comes on the show to talk about his new…

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The Grapevine - 24 June 2019

This week Kulja speaks with Associate Professor of Journalism at Monash University, Margaret Simmons about the reduction of regional reporting jobs.

Then, Paula Thompson comes on the show to talk about Giving Circles…

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The Grapevine - 3 June 2019

This week Kulja and Dylan speak with Professor Veena Sahajwalla, director of the Centre for Sustainable Materials Research and Technology at the University of New South Wales, about innovations in recycling and China…

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The Grapevine - 27 May 2019

This week Kulja and Dylan speak with David Mann, executive director at Refugee Legal, about what a continuing Liberal government means for people seeking asylum in Australia.

Then, Mary Crooks from Victoria Women's…

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The Grapevine - 20 May 2019

This week Kulja and Dylan speak with Cam Walker from Friends of the Earth comes on the show to talk about the environment policy of political parties.

Then, Margaret Simons, Associate Professor of…

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The Grapevine - 13 May 2019

This week, Dylan speaks with Mark Willacy from the ABC about the prevalence of youth being locked up with adults in Australian jails.

Then, author and journalist, Richard Cooke comes on the show…

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The Grapevine - 29 April 2019

This week Kulja and Dylan speak with Professor of Media and Communications at RMIT, Julian Thomas, about the ongoing challenges of the NBN

Then, Scott Ludlam comes on the shoe to talk about…

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The Grapevine - 25 March 2019

This week Kulja and Dylan speak with Lorena Allam, the Indigenous Affairs Editor at Guardian Australia, about their new series The Killing Times.

Then, Professor Sally Young comes on the show to…

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The Grapevine - 18 March 2019

This week Kulja and Dylan speak with journalist, Guy Rundle about the state of world politics and his new anthology Practice: Journalism, Essays and Criticism.

Then, Cam Walker from Friends of the Earth…

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The Grapevine - 4 March 2019

This week Kulja and Dylan speak with the author ofPolitical Troglodytes and Economic Lunatics, Dominic Kelly, about the rise of far-right think tanks.

Then, director of Island of the Hungry Ghosts

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The Grapevine - 25 February 2019

This week Kulja and Dylan speak with the executive director of Per Capita, Emma Dawson, about franking credits.

Then the CEO of the Environmental Defenders Office, David Morris, comes on the show to…

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The Grapevine - 11 February 2019

This week Kulja and Dylan speak with ACTU secretary, Sally McManus, about her new essay On Fairness.

Finally, David Manne from Refugee Legal comes on the show to talk about the final children…

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The Grapevine - 4 Feb 2019

Kulja and Dylan are back for another year of The Grapevine. This week they start with Serena Lillywhite from Transparency International about Australia's ranking in the corruption perception index.

Then, Dr. Raul Sanchez-Uribarri…

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The Grapevine - 3 December 2018

For the final episode of the year, Kulja and Dylan speak with lawyer Eddie Synot from Griffith University about Indigenous representation in parliament.

Then Tony Wilson from Speakola comes on the show to…