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Talisman Sabre and the Australian anti-war movement

8/10/2018
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A brief analysis of the Australian anti-war movement and what might need to happen to build a movement to curb war and promote environmental sustainability.

Duration:00:26:25

Hiroshima Never Again - 73 years on

8/3/2018
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This radioactive show we commemorate the 73rd anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima by sharing Seksuko Thurlow's story of survival from that devastating event. This is from a recording of an event heldin March 2017, at the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy, part of SOAS University of London. The original video recording can be found here: https://www.soas.ac.uk/cisd/events/21mar2017-a-voice-from-hiroshima---setsuko-thurlow-.html

Duration:00:29:59

Communities Have Their Say - Waste Dump Senate Hearings

7/27/2018
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Public hearings were held in early july in Kimba and Hawker as part of the senate inquiry giving communities an opportunity to have their say about flawed site selection process for the waste dump. A Canberra hearing will be held in early August before the senate committee report their findings on 14 August. From 20 August, the communities are being asked to participate in a ballot to gauge community sentiment. Neither the findings of the senate report nor the results of the ballot are...

Duration:00:28:03

Strong Grandmothers of the Central Desert Speak Up

7/20/2018
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6 members of the Strong Grandmothers of the Central Desert Region travelled to Naarm (Melbourne) from Mparntwe on Arrente Country (Alice Springs and the central desert region), to share their stories and wisdom at the Students of Sustainability conference 2018. Making the journey were Nungurla Doreen Carroll McCormack, Sabella Kngwarraye Ross Turner, Christine Kngwarraye Palmer, Pamela Kngwarraye Lynch, Elaine Kngwarraye Peckham and Veronica Kngwarraye Lynch. The panel covered many...

Duration:00:30:19

SOS - Strong culture, strong resistence

7/13/2018
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On this show, I'd like to give you a taste of some of the talks from the Students of Sustainability conference held in Narrm Melbourne that started in the first weekend of July.Includes a talk by Uncle Bill Nicholson, Wurundjeri elder, about Traditional Owners experience on the land where SOS was held and a talk by Aunty Hazel Collins from Grandmothers against removals NSW.

Duration:00:28:05

One Year On : Treaty to Ban Nuclear Weapons

7/6/2018
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This week we speak with Dr Sue Wareham, president of the Medical Association for the Prevention of War, MAPW and board member of International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons ICAN, Australia on the one year anniversary of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. Dr Sue Wareham also talks about her visits to Perth to speak with medical students about nuclear weapons and the global health threat. She gives us ways in which we can help ban the bomb here in Australia and the work...

Duration:00:27:54

Lucas Heights Reactor Shutdown

6/29/2018
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On this show, we hear about nuclear medicine and the recent shutdown of ANSTO’s Lucas Heights nuclear reactor. We speak to Dr Margaret Beavis from the Medical Association for the Prevention of War and get her perspective on the shutdown and ways to avoid such incidents.The music in this show is from www.bensound.comRead articles about the shut down...

Duration:00:28:12

Nuclear News from the West

6/22/2018
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On this weeks show, listen to the campaign to stop uranium mining in Western Australia, updates on recent news of the national radioactive waste dump PLAN B and wher the Supreme Court of Appeals to stop Yeelirrie uranium mine is at. You will hear from Dr Jim Green, the national nuclear free campaigner for Friends of the Earth talking about his latest smashing report that he has released this week with Latrobe University honors student Morgan Somerville calling on Perth based uranium...

Duration:00:28:41

Adnyamathanha People Say No

6/8/2018
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On this week’s radioactive show we hear Adnyamathanha concerns about the radioactive waste dump threatening their Country.We hear an interview with Vince Coulthard, the CEO of ATLA, the Adnyamathanha Traditional Lands Association. This interview was recorded by Dray at Umeewarra Aboriginal Media Association in Port Augusta. We are grateful for their permission to share it with our listeners.www.conservationsa.org.au/petition_to_minister_canavanwww.umeewarramedia.com

Duration:00:28:36

Sorry Day 2018: Grandmothers Against Removals

5/25/2018
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21 years since the Bringing Them Home report was tabled in parliament, we mark Sorry Day by featuring Aunty Hazel Collins who initiated the group Grandmothers Against Removals (GMAR) in 2014. The GMAR movement is fighting against the systematic removal of Aboriginal children from their families and calling out what Aunty Hazel calls the mispractice of child welfare officials. Thanks to Tegan Hughes from CAAMA.

Duration:00:30:37

Disarm our Universities

5/18/2018
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Melbourne University along with RMIT are trying to build Australia's largest arms manufacturer on the site of the Women's Hospital in Melbourne.Radioactive talks to Lucy Turton and Callum Simpson from Melbourne University about activism and the campaign to kick Lockheed Martin off of their university.https://www.facebook.com/lockoutlockheed/

Duration:00:25:06

What's the Buzz? Uncle Kevin Buzzacott reflects on fighting the nuclear industry

5/11/2018
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On this week’s radioactive show we hear from Uncle Kevin Buzzacott, Arabunna elder and staunch fighter against the uranium industry on his land. We also hear from Cat Beaton from Conservation SA who’ll give us an update on what’s been happening there.There’s a postcard campaign and online petition to Minister Canavan urging him to lift his game on radioactive waste management. Please get online at www.conservationsa.org.au/nuclear to sign this petition. The petition is listed as an event...

Duration:00:28:12

WA Rad Tour - Stories from the Road Part 2

5/4/2018
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On this weeks show, you will hear part two of the recordings taken from the first Western Australian Rad Tour 2018 where activists travelled for 13 nights over 4,000 kilometres from Perth to the four proposed uranium mine sites : mulga rock, yeelirrie, wiluna and kintyre to hear and support Traditional Owners at the forefront of the campaign in WA to stop uranium mining. The last proposed uranium mine site we visited on the WA Rad Tour was Kintyre and the Parnngurr Aboriginal Community,...

Duration:00:34:17

Radioactive Exposure Tour SA 2018 - Part 1

4/20/2018
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Come along for a taste of the 2018 Radioactive Exposure Tour of South Australia, which happened over Easter and in the first week of April. On the show, which is part one of two, you'll hear from Uncle Kevin Buzzacott, Vivienne McKenzie from Flinders Ranges, Cat Beaton from CCSA, Jim Green from Friends of the Earth, Nuclear whistle blower Avon Hudson, and ICAN's Dimity Hawkins.

Duration:00:30:10

Banning the Bomb: From Adnyamathanha Country to the UN

4/13/2018
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Hear Tim Wright, from the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) and Ray Acheson, of Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom and ICAN, speaking to the Radioactive Exposure Tour 2018. Features stories and analysis of the recent International Treaty ban on nuclear weapons and ICAN’s subsequent winning of the Nobel Peace Prize. Recording were taken on unceded Adnyamathanha Country in the Flinders Ranges, South Australia.

Duration:00:29:59

First WA Rad Tour - Stories from the Road

4/6/2018
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On this weeks show, you will hear part one of the recordings taken from the first Western Australian Rad Tour where activists travelled for 13 nights over 4,000 kilometres from Perth to the four proposed uranium mine sites : mulga rock, yeelirrie, wiluna and kintyre to hear and support Traditional Owners at the forefront of the campaign in WA to stop uranium mining. Listen to Wongatha Elder, Geoffrey Stokes about Mulga Rock and the proposed uranium mine on his country. Hear from Mia Pepper...

Duration:00:29:36

Senator Rex Patrick on the Waste Dump Senate Inquiry

3/23/2018
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On 6 February 2018, the federal Senate referred an inquiry into the selection process for a national radioactive waste management facility in South Australia for inquiry and report by 14 August 2018. Submissions are due by Tuesday 3rd April.On this week’s show we hear from the Nick Xenophon Team’s Rex Patrick, the senator who initiated this inquiry.With a new liberal government in South Australia, this senate inquiry is more important than ever.Find out about the senate inquiry and read...

Duration:00:26:22

Peter Murnane- Plowshare Activist

3/16/2018
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Peter recalls the Waihopai Plowshare action that successfully disrupted US war making in Iraq- from central Aotearoa.

Duration:00:24:00

Anti war activism across three generations

3/9/2018
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3 speakers about different eras and wars that Australia has been involved in. We hear from Jenny Grounds about the culture of war in our modern day society, Bob Muntz reflects on being a draft resister in the Vietnam war and Joy Damousi addresses the link between women’s leadership and the fight against conscription in WW1

Duration:00:30:13

Serenading Adela: A Street Opera

3/2/2018
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Serenading Adela: A Sreet Opera was a performance held on 7 January 2018 at the old Pentridge prison, in Coburg Melbourne. It tells a history of the anti WW1-conscription campaigns held nationally, but in particular the story of Adela Pankhurst, one of the key campaigners who was imprisoned briefly at Pentridge for her protests. The performance was a cooperation of many. A conglomeration of local choirs coming together as the Unruly mob, a band especially formed for the show and Lisa Marie...

Duration:00:29:59