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Melbourne, VIC

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Right Now Radio is a news and current affairs program that focuses on the latest human rights news, views and events from around Australia. Each month, the Right Now Radio crew bring you a dynamic, engaging and provocative discussion with leading human rights experts, advocates, policy makers, artists and people in the community about current human rights issues in Australia.

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@rightnowinc

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English

Contact:

PO Box 4207 The University of Melbourne Parkville VIC 3052


Episodes

Right Now Radio March 2016

3/5/2016
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On the March edition ofRight Now Radio, we invite two special guests -Jess Richter, from the RMIT Centre for Innovative Justice and Christina Ryan, CEO of Advocacy for Inclusion - to talk to us about their advocacy projectswhich is all about seeking justice and inclusion for those with a disability. With40% of men and 30% of women in Victorian prisons having an acquired brain injury (ABI), Jess, the ABI Project Coordinator, speaks to us in depth about the Enabling Justice Project which is...

Duration: 00:38:57


Right Now Radio - February edition

2/5/2016
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Ben and Ev are back for 2016 to talk all things human rights! Taking on a new format, this month they're joined by guest host, Celeste Liddle: author, columnist, activist, unionist and self-proclaimed "black feminist ranter". She gives her thoughts on Invasion Day, the need for Indigenous education at any level, and why constitutional recognition may not be the answer. They also interview Daniel Webb about the recent High Court decision that found the offshore detention of children and...

Duration: 00:37:09


Right Now Radio - December Edition

12/9/2015
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The team discusses the year that was in human rights, from the erosion of free speech to the momentum gained in the marriage equality discussion. Shen Narayanasamy is in the studio to talk about her project - No Business in Abuse- targeting corporations who are complicit in the human rights abuses being conducted in offshore detention. Evelyn gives you a list of films and documentaries you can watch for free all summer long, to tide you over until we're back in 2016!

Duration: 00:37:35


Right Now Radio - July 2015

11/26/2015
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Was the resettlement of refugees in Cambodia always doomed to fail? Monique Sebire spoke to human rights workers and locals in the region to find out what this deal could mean for these asylum seekers.

Duration: 00:19:19


Right Now Radio - June Edition

6/30/2015
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Is the Government above the law? This month on Right Now Radio, we discuss the hot topical human rights issues of June including the 800th birthday of the Magna Carta (and why Em is a little sick of those celebrations!), the questionable payments to people smugglers, the proposal to strip dual citizens of their citizenship without a conviction, the review into the tax status of environmental NGOs and the continued government attacks on Gillian Triggs. We also speak to Lucas Shrank, the...

Duration: 00:35:16


HUMAN RIGHTS ARTS & FILM FESTIVAL ON MAX HEADROOM

5/14/2015
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Tune in to Max Headroom on Triple R at7pmtonight and join Right Now Radio for a special edition on theHuman Rights Arts and Film Festival! We chat to HRAFF's Program Director, Malcolm Blaylock, director of the documentaryI Will Not Be Silenced,Judy Rhymeras well as protagonist,Charlotte Campbell Stephen,about Charlotte's seven year struggleseeking justice following a gang rape in Kenya. We alsospeak toMarziya Mohammedali, an artist involved in theIAm, You Are, We Are exhibitionandYassmin...

Duration: 00:53:01


Right Now Radio - Progress 2015

5/13/2015
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This month the Right Now Radio team headed along to to Progress 2015, a festival of ideas & action. They speak to a range of guests including - Peter Singer -renownedmoral & utilitarian philosopher John Falzon- Ceo, St Vincent De Paul Dr Anne Poelina & Kylie Sambo- Traditional Custodian from Mardoowarra, Lower Fitzroy River, Kimberley Region Richard Denniss- Executive Director, The Australia Institute Rebecca Wilson- Deputy Director, Australian Progress. to find out more about our podcast...

Duration: 00:49:48


Right Now Radio - March 2015

4/6/2015
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Right Now Radio is back for their (belated) March episode to discuss the forced closure of Indigenous communities in WA with Tammy Solonec from Amnesty, Sarah Jones provides some light relief by chatting to us all about her two shows at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival - Guinea Pigs and Political Asylum,Jenny Eljak sheds light on the barriers Australian women face to abortion, and two young guns from Young Liberty - David Sandbach and Evan Ridley - tell us what they're doing to...

Duration: 00:48:16


SCOTT LUDLAM ON DATA RETENTION / CHILDREN IN DETENTION / REPRIEVE ON THE DE

2/24/2015
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Right Now Radio kicks off the year with Greens Senator Scott Ludlam discussing data retention laws, Pediatrician Elizabeth Elliott shares her findings about children in detention, Ed Butler from Reprieve discusses the death penalty & the crew from BottleSnail Productions chat about their new musical, Parade.

Duration: 00:56:47


COUNTER TERRORISM LAWS / MOHAMAD TABBAA / A RESILIENT WOMAN'S JOURNEY

10/21/2014
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Rhys Ryanfrom the Human Rights Law Centre fills us in on the current counter terrorism reforms.Mohamad Tabbaadiscusses the recent terror raids and their impact on the Muslim community.Despite the fear of racism and intolerance,Mariam Issashares her story of deciding to open up her garden to encourage tolerance & resiliance within her new community. Since September 11, 61 new national security laws have been introduced in Australia.A climate of fear spurned on by political rhetoric &...

Duration: 00:46:53


Policing Begging / Alice Pung / Heartcore Street Art

9/2/2014
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What does education look like? Is it a police officer finding out new ways to approach the homeless man begging on the street? Is it a group of young students in Braybrook finding hope & space in their last year of high school? Or is the large street art work on the back of a roller door in Brunswick, inspired by young teens poem. Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA X-NONE /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0;...

Duration: 00:44:01


VOLTAIRE AWARD RECIPIENT YU LIPSKI & REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS WITH RONLI SIFRIS

8/6/2014
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This month on Right Now Radio, Ben & Rach chat to Voltaire Award Recepient Yu Lipski. Little actions everyday can trigger change. Yu Lipski, an interpreter leaving the Dandenong police station, placed a phone call to the media. Lipki's call alerted the greater community to injustice and eventually led to a coronial inquiry into the death on Gong Ling Tang soon after being released from Dandenong Police Station. The Voltaire award celebrates individuals & actions that protect freedom &...

Duration: 00:21:04


Is Your Brain Racist? Neuroethics with Neil Levy // Graeme Innes Reflects o

6/26/2014
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In the quad of Sydney University, where as a student Graeme Innes first became an advocator, Innes sits down with Rachel & Ben to reflect on his past eight and a half years as Commissioner. Graeme Innes, Australia's Disability Discrimination Commissioner expresses concern for the sector after seeing funding steadily slow to a trickle since the mid 90's. Innes's position has been cut due the recent funding changes from the Government's 2014-15 budget. Innes says that the decision not to...

Duration: 00:54:00


Budget Analysis / Australia's role in US Drone Strikes / Right Now Radio Ju

6/5/2014
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With the 'age of entitlement' declared over, Right Now Radio looks into how the budget balance's this view with government's responsibility to protect the right to social security and equality. Marie Coleman from NFAW & Justin Mohammed from NACCHO help unpack the budget with a human rights perspective. The team also speak to Emily Howie on Australia's role in US drone strike assassinations. For more than 30 years, the government has included a women's budget statement in it's budget...

Duration: 00:49:46


Right Now Radio May Edition - HRAFF Special & Banking on Shaky Grounds Inve

5/8/2014
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Get amped up for the Human Rights Arts & Film Festival with Festival Director, Ella McNeill & Zak Hepburn curator of propaganda shorts 'Hindsight: Death to the Fascist Vultures!' How was propaganda consumed back in the 1920's and what did it look like? Mind skewing animation films have been harvested from their political time capsules by Zak Hepburn to be viewed through the modern lens of hindsightwithin the aesthetic surroundings of their past. Art & film has the power to change the way...

Duration: 00:47:33


Right Now Radio - March 2014 Edition: Moving On, Robots & Word Wielders

3/26/2014
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With a show almost as crowded as March in March, guests in the studio this month include Lizzie O Shea, Sean Choolburra, Afroz Hadli & Andre Dao. Join Ben, Rach & Ev as they discuss Victoria's new 'Move On' laws, robots & rights, and if racial discrimination is prevelant in cyber dating. Lizzie O'Shea unpacks the Victorian Government's changes to 'Move On' laws, and how they can affect our right to protest. Sean Choolburradiscusses dancing for the Dalai Lahma and what's in store for...

Duration: 01:02:12


Right Now Radio Summer Edition - 12 February 2014

2/12/2014
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Duration: 00:57:28


Right Now Radio Summer Edition - 5 February 2014

2/5/2014
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Duration: 00:58:36


Right Now Radio Summer Edition - 29 January 2014

1/29/2014
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Duration: 00:58:51


Right Now Radio Summer Edition - 22 January 2014

1/22/2014
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Duration: 00:54:39

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