Listen to Australia in the international arena, Ukraine refugees and Melbourne's soaring rent prices52:2817 October 2022

On this episode of The Grapevine, Dylan and Kulja talk with Professor Clinton Fernandes about his new book Sub-Imperial Power: Australia in the International Arena; David Manne of Refugee Legal discusses refugees in Australia and those fleeing Ukraine; and Swinburne Uni's Professor Wendy Stone explores the impact of soaring rental prices in Melbourne.

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.