Bronya Lipski, lawyer at Environmental Justice Australia, discusses the new report ‘Unearthing Australia’s toxic coal ash legacy’. Fiona Chong tells us about her co-authored book, Refugee Rights and Policy Wrongs. New York Times Hong Kong correspondent Austin Ramzy provides an update on the Hong Kong protests. Plus, Sui Zhen drops in to chat about her new single and upcoming performance at NGV Friday Nights.

Playlist for The Grapevine – 8 July 2019
  • What Is Memory Lydia Lunch & Rowland S Howard
  • Sharkey’s Night Laurie Anderson
  • Our Last ChanceGreta Thunberg, music by Gaudi
  • In ControlBaker Boy
  • Education (feat. Yasiin Bey & Black Thought)Freddie Gibbs and Madlib
  • Final FormSampa The Great
  • Yuwani (Feat. Emily Wurramara)Mambali
  • BelovedPeak Twins
  • Blood GeraniumVenetian Blinds
  • Danza LucumiToday's Latin Project
  • Perfect PlaceSui Zhen
  • Infinity StreetSui Zhen
  • FrontierHolly Herndon
  • The Ultimate Which Manages The WorldYu Su
  • Praia Do AlgodoalOs Quentes de Terra Alta

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.