On this episode of The Grapevine, Kulja and Dylan get on the line with First People’s Assembly of Victoria co-chair, Marcus Stewart for an update on all things Vic Treaty. A Nira illim bulluk man of the Taungurung Nation, Stewart gives his thoughts on the election of a federal government ostensibly committed to holding a referendum towards achieving the Treaty from the Heart this term.
Plus Grapevine regular, author, and journalist Jeff Sparrow, calls in to break down the first week of the new Labor government and author and editor Jennifer Mills unpacks unfair labour practices in the arts sector post-pandemic, and talks about what the Albanese government's approach to this issue might look like.
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.