Are Victoria’s Koorie Pathways Schools Sustainable? – The Thursday Podcast

By Right Now Radio
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Continuing with Right Now’s theme of children’s rights, Right Now Radio looked at Victoria’s Koorie Pathways Schools. A Victorian government commissioned review has described them as unsustainable. But have we heard the full story?

Felicity James spoke with Woolum Bellum College principal Matthew Snell and teacher Lynnette Solomon-Dent about their school in Morwell and their response to the review findings and media coverage of the issue.

Download the podcast here: Are Victoria’s Koorie Pathway Schools Sustainable? (11MB).


Review – Renewal: Five Paths to a Fairer Australia

By Georgia Cerni

Sophie Cousins’ book Renewal: Five Paths to a Fairer Australia is, in many respects, a proposal. For Cousins, the COVID-19 pandemic has provided Australians with an opportunity to reconsider the ways our society currently functions. Cousins aptly makes her case – while in some ways the pandemic reinforced burgeoning inequalities, it also presented us the chance to apply collectivist values to solve systemic problems.