Cam Walker’s environmental segment covers the IMARC blockade, Extinction Rebellion, Queensland’s new anti-protest laws, and the NSW government's new legislation preventing coalmine planning authorities from considering overseas emissions. Former Socceroo Craig Foster chats about his book, Fighting for Hakeem. Plus, Canadian filmmaker Grant Baldwin speaks about This Mountain Life, screening as part of Environmental Film Festival.

Playlist for The Grapevine – 28 October 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.