Listen to Inala Cooper's personal exploration of Aboriginal identity39:424 July 2022

On this episode of The Grapevine, Kulja and Dylan get on the line with Inala Cooper, director of Murrup Barak, The Melbourne Institute for Indigenous Development at Melbourne Uni, to talk about her essay for the National Interest Marrul: Aboriginal Identity and The Fight For Rights.

And executive director at Refugee Legal, David Manne, steps into the studio to talk about the new Federal Government's refugee policy which could mean reforms to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal. Legal representatives for refugees and asylum seekers have identified the tribunal as a deeply problematic system, with appeals to protection visa refusals blowing out to up to three years.

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.