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This week on Streets of Your Town we feature the extraordinary project, called Scattered People. The documentary was a six year labour of love, following two young Iranian asylum seekers navigating Australia’s immigration detention system, and
This week on Streets of Your Town we feature the extraordinary project, called Scattered People. The documentary was a six year labour of love, following two young Iranian asylum seekers navigating Australia’s immigration detention system, and
In efforts to bring you a little lock down cheer and hope in the world, in this episode of Streets of Your Town we’ll meet a group of people who cook home made meals for the homeless, rain, hail, or pandemic shine. "Dig In" hasn’t missed a sing
In efforts to bring you a little lock down cheer and hope in the world, in this episode of Streets of Your Town we’ll meet a group of people who cook home made meals for the homeless, rain, hail, or pandemic shine. "Dig In" hasn’t missed a sin
It’s a giant grass that many Australians would be familiar with seeing, but not so familiar with eating. When properly prepared, Bamboo is nutrient-rich, and is in fact a staple of many Asian country’s diets. Big Heart Bamboo founder, farmer
It’s a giant grass that many Australians would be familiar with seeing, but not so familiar with eating. When properly prepared, Bamboo is nutrient-rich, and is in fact a staple of many Asian country’s diets. Big Heart Bamboo founder, f
As part of Reconciliation Week in Australia, Streets of Your Town speaks to trailblazing Aboriginal entrepreneur and proud Wiradyuri man Birrunga Wiradyuri. His gallery and dining experience in the heart of Brisbane, aptly named Birrunga, has o
As part of Reconciliation Week in Australia, Streets of Your Town speaks to trailblazing Aboriginal entrepreneur and proud Wiradyuri man Birrunga Wiradyuri. His gallery and dining experience in the heart of Brisbane, aptly named Birrunga, has o
While Australia’s history of blackbirding is becoming more well known and understood, there are many local histories that are only now coming to light. It’s estimated more than 62,000 Melanesians were brought to Australia to work as indentured
While Australia’s history of blackbirding is becoming more well known and understood, there are many local histories that are only now coming to light. It’s estimated more than 62,000 Melanesians were brought to Australia to work as indentured
Australian singer extraordinaire Katie Noonan is refusing to let the Covid-19 pandemic get in the way of her dreams. This incredibly prolific musician has produced 20 albums, and won five Aria’s for her endlessly innovative body of work. Her cr
Australian singer extraordinaire Katie Noonan is refusing to let the Covid-19 pandemic get in the way of her dreams. This incredibly prolific musician has produced 20 albums, and won five Aria’s for her endlessly innovative body of work. Her cr
While I was in Adelaide recently for the city’s world renowned fringe festival, it was wonderful to see the city buzzing again in the aftermath of the Covid-19 devastation on the region’s all important arts sector. All the little theatres were
While I was in Adelaide recently for the city’s world renowned fringe festival, it was wonderful to see the city buzzing again in the aftermath of the Covid-19 devastation on the region’s all important arts sector. All the little theatres were
This week we celebrate International Women’s Day around the world, and the achievements of women through the ages. As part of those celebrations I was invited to speak for a group of senior hospital administrators at a celebratory breakfast for
This week we celebrate International Women’s Day around the world, and the achievements of women through the ages. As part of those celebrations I was invited to speak for a group of senior hospital administrators at a celebratory breakfast for
Rapa Nui, or Easter Island, is the most remote island on earth, more than 3700 kilometres off the coast of Chile.  For many people the main thing they know about Rapa Nui is the hundreds of giant stone statues standing up to 20 metres high, lo
Rapa Nui, or Easter Island, is the most remote island on earth, more than 3700 kilometres off the coast of Chile.  For many people the main thing they know about Rapa Nui is the hundreds of giant stone statues standing up to 20 metres high,
How do you come back from devastating defeat? What do you do to recover when you realise something you believed in, is not anything like what you thought it was? Mel Manley is the owner of The Imperial Hotel at Eumundi, which under her creativ
How do you come back from devastating defeat? What do you do to recover when you realise something you believed in, is not anything like what you thought it was? Mel Manley is the owner of The Imperial Hotel at Eumundi, which under her crea
Today on Streets of Your Town podcast, we talk to former Senator Natasha Stott-Despoja about her appointment to a top United Nations role aimed at ending discrimination against women. This interview is brought to you in conjunction with Griffit
Nestled in far north Queensland Wet Tropics rainforest that stretches from the surrounding mountains to the ocean, is the small settlement of Mission Beach. The World Heritage Area is brimming with natural beauty and incredible vistas, looking
Many people will remember Senator Jordon Steele-John crying as he read the names of 34 Australians with disabilities who had died from abuse and neglect to an almost empty Senate chamber two years ago. It was his stirring words that finally end
Ten years ago, halfway through completing his medical degree, Dinesh Palipana's car crashed, leaving him a quadriplegic. Dinesh lost all sensory and motor function below his chest, affecting his fingers and half his arm. It took him seven month
As the Black Lives Matter movement gathers pace around the world, prompting Australians to reflect on race and discrimination in this country, debate is growing about Australia's legacy of blackbirding. More than 60,000 Pacific Islanders, then
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