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A podcast to discuss issues in Australia with the long-term in mind.

A podcast to discuss issues in Australia with the long-term in mind.
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Australia

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Culture

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A podcast to discuss issues in Australia with the long-term in mind.

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English


Episodes

Peter Mares: addressing Australia’s housing crisis through access to homes

10/25/2018
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Peter Mares, author of No Place Like Home: Repairing Australia’s Housing Crisis, chats about his vision for Australia’s housing market built on a foundation of access to housing for all Australians. Image: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Housing_Commission_of_Victoria Peter’s book:https://www.textpublishing.com.au/books/no-place-like-home-repairing-australia-s-housing-crisis Music: Apartment in the City by Candy https://candy-band.bandcamp.com/track/apartment-in-the-city...

Duration:00:43:51

Preview: A vision for a fairer Australian housing market

10/23/2018
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Writer and researcher Peter Mares suggests a new tax system for Australia's housing market where homeownership and renting are treated equally based on the idea that housing is a fundamental need. Image: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Gold_Coast_suburban_home.jpg

Duration:00:02:55

Andrew Campbell: the important work of Australian scientists on international agriculture projects

9/20/2018
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Andrew Campbell, CEO of the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, talks about the benefits of sharing Australia’s scientific expertise in developing agriculture in our region and what challenges lie ahead. Music: Pacific Dreamer by SUIIX https://suiix.bandcamp.com/track/pacific-dreamer Image: ACIAR's rice-fish project in Myanmar

Duration:00:32:18

Preview: ACIAR taking on the challenges of climate change to international agriculture

9/20/2018
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Andrew Campbell, CEO of the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, on recognising the climate threats already facing Australia's partner countries. Image: ACIAR

Duration:00:01:34

Verity Morgan-Schmidt: we need a national plan on farming and climate change

9/18/2018
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Verity Morgan-Schmidt, CEO of Farmers for Climate Action, explains why Australian politicians must commit to stronger and united action on climate change issues. Razor's Edge written by Shane Howard and Ian Morrison, performed by Goanna. Episode overview: https://medium.com/@jan.wisniewski17/australian-farmers-need-a-long-term-plan-for-climate-change-342cc86b9d4a

Duration:01:25:37

Preview: How Australian farmers are holding up in the face of variable climate conditions

9/18/2018
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Verity Morgan-Schmidt, CEO of Farmers for Climate Action, explains changing climate effects are making it harder for Aussie farmers to manage and adapt as they’ve done in the past.

Duration:00:01:18

Thomas Mayor on the significance of the Uluru Statement from the Heart

6/12/2018
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Thomas Mayor, Zenadth Kes man, elected branch secretary for the Northern Territory Branch of the Maritime Union of Australia and the president of the NT Trades & Labour Council explains why the Uluru Statement from the Heart must be heard and the importance of a First Nations Voice to parliament enshrined in the constitution. Music: Ratja Yaliyali by Gawurra Image: https://www.flickr.com/photos/23930202@N06/34920399796 Overview:...

Duration:00:21:00

Kylie Walker on the state of science & technology in Australia

4/13/2018
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Kylie Walker, CEO of Science and Technology Australia, speaks about the opportunities to improve conditions and output for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Music: Klein by Tetrahedra(SOMA EP) Image: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Australian_contributions_to_science_-_Melbourne_-MarchforScience_on_-Earthday_(34051080622).jpg Overview: https://medium.com/@jan.wisniewski17/improving-the-state-of-science-technology-in-australia-abd64ee63b51

Duration:00:29:39

Preview: Kylie Walker on how diversity strengthens STEM disciplines

4/9/2018
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Kylie Walker, CEO of Science and Technology Australia speaks about how diverse perspectives leads to a greater capacity for creativity in scientific teams. Image: https://www.flickr.com/photos/takver/33824095770/

Duration:00:02:17

Heather Holst on bringing an end to homelessness in Australia

3/12/2018
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Dr Heather Holst, Deputy CEO of Launch Housing, discusses the causes of homelessness, the work of her organisation and the path to ending homelessness in Australia Shownotes: https://medium.com/@jan.wisniewski17/bringing-an-end-to-homelessness-in-australia-b262b7d60310 Music: Projects by Time For Dreams Image: https://www.flickr.com/photos/greg_scales/2557599642/

Duration:00:29:32

Preview: Heather Holst on providing homeless Australians with affordable housing

3/6/2018
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Dr Heather Holst, Deputy CEO of Launch Housing, speaks about how her organisation assists people in need of homes. Image: https://www.flickr.com/photos/bixentro/6822890667/

Duration:00:01:50

Gillian Terzis on what robo-debt reveals about the ideologies connected to welfare in Australia

2/28/2018
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Journalist Gillian Terzis talks about her essay for Logic Magazine on the robo-debt scandal, discussing the neutrality of technology, progressive welfare policy and Australia’s most famous algorithm. Gillian's essay: https://logicmag.io/03-austerity-is-an-algorithm/ Image credit: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Centrelink-entrance-Burnie-20160802-001.jpg

Duration:00:23:23

Preview: Gillian Terzis on the political motivations behind robo-debt

2/27/2018
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Freelance journalist Gillian Terzis on the political motivations behind the robo-debt scandal and how an algorithm can be ideological. Image credit: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Centrelink-onlineservices-reasonforbeingdown-withlink.png

Duration:00:01:23

Jana Favero of the ASRC on changing Australian attitudes to people seeking asylum & refugees

2/7/2018
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Jana Favero, director for advocacy and campaigns at the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre, on working to change attitudes towards asylum seekers and refugees through conversations, mobilisation and challenging restrictive rhetoric. Shownotes: http://bit.ly/2BpgiN7 Image Credit: John Englart https://www.flickr.com/photos/takver/9377515138 Music: Jarabi by The Senegambian Jazz Band https://thesenegambianjazzband.bandcamp.com/track/jarabi

Duration:00:39:00

Preview: Jana Favero of the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre

2/5/2018
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Jana Favero, director for advocacy and campaigns at the ASRC, on changing the conversation around seeking asylum in Australia Image credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/takver/9377512522

Duration:00:02:44

Saul Eslake on housing affordability & home ownership in Australia

1/24/2018
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Economist Saul Eslake on the policies that have led to the decline in home ownership in Australia and what can be done to improve housing affordability. Shownotes: https://tinyurl.com/y8sxxvwk Image Credit: Saul Eslake http://www.saul-eslake.com/housing-affordability-2030/#sthash.5AnE5Frr.PV17pfKc.dpbs

Duration:00:33:49

Preview: Saul Eslake on high home prices in Australia

1/22/2018
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Economist Saul Eslake on the policies that push up housing prices in Australia. Image credit: https://www.goodfreephotos.com/australia/new-south-wales/other/edwardian-semis-in-dubbo-new-south-wales-australia.jpg.php

Duration:00:01:38

Australia & people seeking asylum with Klaus Neumann & Anne McNevin

1/14/2018
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Klaus Neumann, professor of history at Deakin University, and Anne McNevin, associate professor for politics at the New School for Social Research, on the costs of Australia’s response to asylum seekers and why we can’t rely on short-term fixes. Shownotes: https://tinyurl.com/ycj23afq Image credit: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Stop_the_boats_-_Operation_Sovereign_Borders.jpg

Duration:00:39:41

Preview: Klaus Neumann & Anne McNevin on people seeking asylum

1/9/2018
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Klaus Neumann, professor of history at Deakin University, and Anne McNevin, associate professor for politics at the New School for Social Research, on the flaws in Australia’s response to asylum seekers. Image credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/takver/5918017660

Duration:00:03:07