On this episode of The Grapevine, Kulja and Dylan get on the line with Executive Director of Per Capita Emma Dawson to breakdown the Coalition Government losing their working majority in the house, the $3.50-a-day increase to JobSeeker, the revelations of the Aged Care Royal Commission, and the expose of Canberra’s toxic culture.
And, Don Weatherburn, Adjunct Professor at the University of New South Wales explains the dramatic decline of crime in Australia. Weatherburn’s new book ‘The Vanishing Criminal’ co-authored with Sara Rahman explores why violent crimes have dropped by around 40-80 percent in Australia in the last few decades.
Then, Sally Rippin, Australia’s highest-selling female author returns to talk all about her new book series coming out for early readers called ‘The School of Monsters’, coming out 3 March.
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.