Listen to The Grapevine - 27 February 201743:5027 February 2017

This week on The Grapevine, Kulja and Dylan speak with Dr. Dina Bowman about the Fair Work Commission's ruling on penalty rates and its potential impactAustralia's work force.

Lawyer Angus Woodward talks about the rise of school based lawyers in Melbourne schools ina growing and important role of bringing legal services and information to young people.

And in the light of her new book Australian Native Food Harvest,Julie Weatherhead closes the program with a fascinating discussion of the plentiful, delectable, but largely unknown culinary possibilities of Australia's native plants.

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.