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Neil Pharaoh

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Musician Thea Riley and Political Commentator Neil Pharaoh

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Interviews with Thea Riley and Neil Pharaoh.  Musician Thea Riley chats about her new album Sleepy Wolf and the journey that led to its creation, including insomnia, transphobia, mental health and Covid isolation.  And we hear her track Five Alive from the album.  She also discusses upcoming releases and shares experiences as a trans woman in the music industry.  Political commentator Neil Pharaoh discusses the 40th anniversary of homosexual law reform in Victoria, potential future law reforms, the federal Religious Discrimination Bill and scandals plagueing Australia's Government.  He also discusses his journey as a donor dad, his tree change to country Victoria and his mentoring of potential political candidates from the queer community.  Thea Jane Riley | Facebook  Home - Neil Pharaoh  Content warning: includes discussion about transphobia and mental health: QLife.  3CR broadcasts from the stolen lands of the Kulin Nation.  Sovereignty was never ceded.

5 Mar 2021

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Mental Health and Immigration, Brent Allan Kidd; Astroturfing, Give Out Day, Melbourne Covid Media and Politics, Neil Pharaoh

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Interviews with queer activists Brent Allan Kidd and Neil Pharaoh.  Brent Allan Kidd discusses Mental Health and how he battled Australia's discriminatory Immigration regime to remain in Australia with his partner and won. He also chats about life in rural Victoria during Covid.  Neil Pharaoh shines a light on astroturfing and how to spot it. He also chats about Give Out Day, polarising media coverage of Victoria's Covid restrictions and politics.  https://giveout.org.au/  3CR broadcasts from the stolen lands of the Kulin Nation. Sovereignty was never ceded.  https://www.qlife.org.au/

25 Sep 2020

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Blood Donations Reform for Men Who Have Sex With Men, Dr Tim Read; Political Commentary from Social Isolation, Neil Pharaoh

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Interviews with Greens' MP Dr Tim Read and political commentator Neil Pharaoh.  Dr Read calls on state and federal governments to ease restrictions on men who have sex with men giving blood.  Neil Pharaoh discusses current political and social issues with a LGBTIQ community focus, including IBAC and the Hares and Hyenas raid and the "revisionism" of the Turnbull memoir.  We feature queer music and open the show with new music from Heartattracks featuring Hnymlk.

24 Apr 2020

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Neil Pharaoh, Australian Politics and Jason Tuazon McCheyne, Better Together, The Equality Project

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James McKenzie interviews Neil Pharaoh about Australian politics and Jason Tuazon McCheyne from The Equality Project about LGBTIQA intersections conference Better Together.  https://www.theequalityproject.org.au/

17 Jan 2020

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Angus Crowther and Neil Pharaoh from Spark Strategy - Government Engagement for NGOs

Good Will Hunters

Welcome to Episode 49 of Good Will Hunters, with Angus Crowther and Neil Pharaoh from Spark Strategy. This episode is sponsored by Spark Strategy. Spark Strategy is an agency for strategic thinking, transformation and sustained action. Bringing together ideas, capability and capital, Spark helps the not for profit, government, corporate and philanthropic sectors with strategic planing, sustainable business model design and government engagement... to unleash their potential and to transform themselves and the societies in which they work and live. Go to sparkstrategy.com.au to find out more.This week, I chat to Angus and Neil from Spark Strategy! We chat all things government engagement - what it means for NGOs and how to do it. This episode is a practical guide to how your organisation can articulate your value proposition to government, and advocate for change. To learn more, check out Spark's whitepaper on the topic here http://info.sparkstrategy.com.au/whitepaper-beyond-government-relationsIf you loved this episode, we'd love your feedback! Leave us a review on iTunes or get in touch via our website www.goodwillhunterspodcast.com.au or email Rachel at rachel@goodwillhunterspodcast.com.au Enjoy,Rachel and the GWH Team


18 Oct 2019

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Births, Deaths and Marriages Amendment Act Passage in Victoria and Australian Government's Discrimination Politics, Rochelle Johnson & Neil Pharaoh

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Activist Rochelle Johnson reflects on the passage of Victoria's Births, Deaths and Marriages Amendment Act this week in State Parliament.  Political insider Neil Pharaoh discusses state politics and the federal government's legislation that threatens state governments' anti-discrimination laws, announced this week by Attorney General Christian Porter.Our latest episode of QR Code, with George Maxwell exploring LGBTIQ+ intimate partner violence issues, is available for download at https://www.3cr.org.au/qrcode/episodesQLife 1800 184 527 https://qlife.org.au/3CR broadcasts from the stolen lands of the Kulin Nation.  Sovreignty was never ceded in this country.

30 Aug 2019

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Wiradjuri Queer Man, Mitch Hibbens; Trans & Gender Diversity Human Rights, Rochelle Johnson, Religious Freedom Politics, Neil Pharaoh

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We acknowledge Indigenous elders, past, present and emerging. 3CR broadcasts on the stolen lands of the Kulin Nation. Sovreignty was never ceded in this country.To celebrate NAIDOC Week, Mitch Hibbens shares his story as a Wiradjuri Queer Man and discusses Indigenous policy in Australia.Rochelle Johnson discusses Trans and Gender Diverse folks' human rights and the rally outside Victoria's Parliament House on Sunday, 14 July at 3 pm in support of the Victorian Government's Births, Deaths and Marriages Amendment Bill. https://www.facebook.com/events/351516425565500/Neil Pharaoh discusses the politics of religious freedom in Australia and shares his analysis of the 'plague' effecting Australia's Parliament.

12 Jul 2019

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Rainbow Rights, Cameron Bloomfield; Brunei’s Death Penalty, Neil Pharaoh; LGBTIQ+ Sexual Harassment in Australia’s Workplaces, Sam Elkin

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James speaks with Cameron Bloomfield, public speaker, activist, and member of Rainbow Rights and Advocacy - a self-advocacy group run by and for people with an intellectual disability who identify as LGBTIQ. They discussed how the group advocates for queer people with intellectual or cognitive disabilities, human rights, and the importance of the navigation of services and inclusion of people with disabilities within the LGBTIQ Community.Hear the Rainbow Rights Anthem performed by members of Rainbow Rights and Advocacy, via YouTube.James speaks with Neil Pharaoh, former national co-convenor Australian Rainbow Labor, and former Labor Candidate for Prahran, progressive activist and campaigner, about his Megaphone petition demanding Australia’s government ban Royal Brunei Airlines from Australia in the wake of Brunei’s death penalty for men who have sex with men and gender diverse people who engage in ‘sodomy’, human rights violations, and the importance of queer solidarity.Sign the petition here.Content/trigger warning: Please be aware this interview contains descriptions and discussions about the death penalty, execution, homophobia, and torture, that may be distressing to some listeners. If this interview raises questions or causes distress to you, contact Lifeline (13 11 14) or Switchboard Victoria (1800 184 527).James speaks with Sam Elkin, Victoria's first dedicated LGBTIQ+ outreach lawyer with LGBTIQ Legal Service, a partnership between St Kilda Legal Service and Thorne Harbour Health. They discussed their LGBTIQ community survey about sexual harassment in Australia’s workplaces and its submission to the Australian Human Rights Commission’s Inquiry into workplace sexual harassment, its reporting system, and investigative powers in workplaces.Read the research here.Content/trigger warning: Please be aware this interview contains descriptions and discussions about people’s experiences of sexual harassment in the workplace, invasive questions about body parts, and gender-affirming surgeries, that may be distressing to some listeners. If this interview raises questions or causes distress to you, contact Lifeline (13 11 14) or Switchboard Victoria (1800 184 527).

5 Apr 2019

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Weekly Podcast - Episode 35 - Labor for Prahran Neil Pharaoh

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Following Urban.com.au's chat with Greens Member for Prahran and transport spokesperson, Sam Hibbins, we sit down with Labor candidate for Prahran, Neil Pharaoh.Neil discusses the Labor Party's key transport projects including the Suburban Rail Loop, level crossing removals and the current Melbourne Metro Project and the benefits these represent for the seat of Prahran.


10 Oct 2018