It’s another jam-packed episode of The Grapevine to start your week! Honorary research fellow at La Trobe University Dominic Kelly drops in to chat about his first book, Political Troglodytes and Economic Lunatics: The Hard Right in Australia. Senior Koorie Programs Officer at Melbourne Museum Isobel Morphy-Walsh and Canadian filmmaker Lisa Jackson join the show as well. They’ll be speaking about Biidaaban: First Light, a virtual reality film experience showing at Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre. Plus, director and writer Gabrielle Brady speaks about her award-winning documentary, Island of the Hungry Ghosts.

Playlist for The Grapevine – 4 March 2019

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.