Emma Dawson, Executive Director at Per Capita speaks about the key policies the ALP took to the election, and explains their implications. Dr Raul Sanchez-Urribarri provides an update on the political and social situation in Venezuela. Tina Perinotto, Managing Editor and Publisher for The Fifth Estate, sums up what happened at the Building Minister’s Forum in relation to building quality and energy efficiency standards. Plus, learn about edible gardens and apartment living with Dan Palmer from Very Edible Gardens.

Playlist for The Grapevine – 22 July 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.