Rank #1: Women's Health and Diverse Hair Care
Despite a lack of training on BIPOC hair, there are over a million First Nations, Torres Strait Island, African and Caribbean Aussies. Chrissy Zemura started a petition to mandate afro-textured hair education in TAFE’s Certificate III course and discusses the importance of inclusive haircare in Australia.
Jul 03 2020
Rank #2: Uni Fee Hikes and Australia's First Trans-Led Legal Service
The Roberta Perkins Law Project, Australia’s first-ever transgender legal service staffed by trans and gender diverse lawyers, was officially launched in Melbourne. Sam Elkin, a writer, activist, and lawyer at the Roberta Perkins Law Project to tell us what they’re doing there, and how other states can follow suit.
Jun 26 2020
Rank #3: Future of Public Housing and Sustainable Fashion during Refugee Week
World Refugee Day is a time to raise awareness and celebrate the contributions made by refugees. Kate Clugston from The Social Outfit tells us how they support Sydney’s refugee community by employing, educating and training refugee women in the fashion industry.
Jun 19 2020
Rank #4: Protests during Covid and Bushfire Twitter Bots
Hashtags about arson during our last disastrous bushfire season sparked debate about the true cause of this year’s Black Summer. Our reporter Eamonn Snow dug deep on online disinformation and how it can sway the Australian public.
Jun 12 2020
Rank #5: Indigenous Deaths in Custody and Robodebt
Jun 05 2020
Rank #6: National Reconciliation Week 2020
May 29 2020
Rank #7: The Arts Industry and Future of Drag
May 22 2020
Rank #8: Social Wellbeing After Lockdown
May 15 2020
Rank #9: COVID-19 Racism and Sustainable Fashion
Later, the fashion industry is turning on its head—small businesses have closed up shop, global imports have been impacted and yet online shopping has skyrocketed during quarantine. Natalie Shehata, eco-stylist and founder of ethical fashion platform, tommie magazine, joins us to talk about unethical consumerism and the uncertainty for the future of fashion.
May 08 2020
Rank #10: COVIDSafe and the Economic Future
Later, as the coronavirus continues to hammer the Australian economy, young people are going to bear the brunt of the downturn in the future. Ed Miller, Economic Fairness Campaigns Director at GetUp, joins us to talk to us about the economic cost of the pandemic and how we’re going to be paying for it in the future.
May 01 2020