Listen to How are community recreation organisations recovering post-pandemic?49:3022 March 2021

On this episode of The Grapevine, Dave Wells, CEO of Reclink, a charity that funds a variety of community recreation groups, gets on the line to discuss some of the plans and projects to support disadvantaged members of the community across Australia in 2021.

And Dave Nichols returns to break down the contention between the Albert Park residents and the local school students accessing public parkland and discusses the general aversion to students in public urban spaces.

Then, Misha Ketchell, editor for The Conversation phones in for the 10-year anniversary of the publication. Ketchell talks about the impact of The Conversation over the last decade, and the success of the publication globally. 

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.