Dylan and Kulja sit down with David Manne, Executive Director of Refugee Legal, who unpacks the state of Australia’s offshore detention regime following reporting from 9 News about dealings between the Department of Home Affairs and Pacific Island politicians.
Judith Brett, emeritus Professor of Politics at La Trobe University, discusses her essay for The Monthly covering the PwC controversy and the Australian Public Service’s continued reliance on the ‘Big Four’ consultancy firms.
Todung Mulya Lubis, lawyer and human rights activist, gets into the issues investigated in his new book War and Corruption: An Indonesian experience.
Plus, Cameron Hurst, Co-Founder & Co-Editor of The Paris End - a new Melbourne arts and culture newsletter and where it fits within the current Melbourne media landscape.
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.