Right Now Radio Podcast 16/6/11

By Right Now Radio

Over the last few weeks, the Baillieu Government has made several comments concerning the work of organisations that engage with human rights issues.  Now, following the amendments threatening the Equal Opportunity Act, the work of these organisations is more vital than ever.

To coincide with the 3CR “People Powered Radiothon”, Right Now Radio speaks with Erin Dolan from the Victoria Law Foundation about some of the funding challenges facing community organisations working on human rights issues.

Download podcast here (13MB)


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.