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Listen to The Grapevine - 9 December 201901:07:079 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 crossings pains and local government responses to the climate crisis.

Next up Tony Wilson, author and founder of the Speakola website drops in for his annual visit to round out the year's most significant speeches across a variety of genres.

Lastly, author and illustrator Sally Rippin drops in to the studio for her monthly instalment of the Reading Room, joined by author and children's and young adult specialist at Readings bookstore Leanne Hall to suggest some kids reading picks for summer.

This is the last edition of The Grapevine for 2019. A huge thanks to the listeners and Triple R subscribers for all your support this year - can’t wait to bring you more in 2020!

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: urban planning and history with Assoc/Prof David Nichols; Cam Walker's eco-update; Guardian Australia reporter Benita Kolovos on Victorian state politics; Jeff Sparrow on politics, society, and everything in between; freedom of information correspondent Petra Stock, 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.