Emma Dawson, executive director at Per Capita, discusses industrial relations and social security in the lead up to the federal election. Cam Walker from Friends of the Earth swings by with his monthly environment segment following the controversial Commonwealth approval of the Adani coal mine. Plus the ‘Reading Room’ segment with authors Sally Rippin and Penni Russon.

Playlist for The Grapevine – 15 April 2019
  • pleasure (jackie winter mix )civic
  • Banana Split WolvesNew War
  • I'm FineFERLA
  • Ray CSweet Whirl
  • WalkingmanEla Orleans
  • How Long Does It Take?Mildlife
  • InizgamMdou Moctar
  • I Wanna Be Your DogThe Stooges
  • Tiny GirlsMartin L Gore
  • BricksRoza Terenzi
  • Cold Café (Demo)Karen Marks
  • LoveroomFrank Harris and Maria Marquez
  • Under LegsFair Maiden
  • Boys in the Better LandFontaines D.C.
  • Pyramid EstateDrahla
  • King of the CastleBeak
  • Run OutATOM
  • RussianATOM
  • Love Is The Score Of NothingJess Ribero
  • Fixture PictureAldous Harding
  • ToiVisible Clokes, Yoshio Ojima and Satsuki Shibano
  • Vocalize My LuvJimi Tenor

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.