Listen to The Grapevine - 11 July 201653:5611 July 2016

This week Kulja and Dylan speak to Mary Crooksfrom the Victorian Women's Trustabout the gender breakdown of the new parliament and positive politics.

ThenMelbourne singer-songwriterLucy Roleffcomes in for a chat discussing her music and the release of her forthcomingalbum 'This Paradise'.

FinallySally Rippin returns for#ReadingRoomalong withAlan Broughto chat about his new book 'Charlie and the War Against Grannies'.

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.