WIRE Family violence and COVID-19, Arab-Australian Authors Unite for Lebanon, NDIS independent assessors


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Acknowledgement of country News headlines with Cait Kelly The Thursday Breakfast team discusses recent incidents of police violence across the continent and the systemic nature of this carceral violence. They also share the link to the GoFundMe JUSTICE FOR SHERRY TILBEROO and details for an upcoming vigil and march in Meanjin to demand justice for the death in custody of Aunty Sherry Tilberoo. Schereazade speaks to Jessica Stott, the Service Delivery Manager at the Victorian women, non-binary, and gender-diverse referral group WIRE. WIRE provides a free Victoria-wide support, information, and referrals service. Jessica joins us to discuss the intersections of domestic and family violence, COVID-19, and the lockdown period. We hear a small excerpt from the panel 'Arab-Australian Authors Unite for Lebanon' recorded on Saturday 5th September. To raise funds for the victims of the Beirut explosion, some of so-called Australia’s most celebrated authors, poets, and academics of Lebanese and Arab backgrounds came together for two nights of online discussions about the literature of the Arab diaspora. Hosted by Better Read than Dead bookstore in Newtown Sydney and Sweatshop Writers Collective the panel was moderated by Dr. Jumana Bayeh and featured Ghassan Hage, Amani Haydar, Omar Sakr, Sarah Ayoub, Ruby Hamad, and M M Morsi. 100% of the ticket proceeds were donated to Impact Lebanon, an NGO that provides disaster relief as well as activism resources for the Lebanese diaspora. Carly sits down with Vanmali Hermans, a Wiradjuri, Irish & Flemish woman living on Ngunnawal and Ngambri land. Mali joins us to speak about the Australian Government's recent announcement of independent assessors to be appointed as part of the National Disability Insurance Scheme. Mali is a disabled organiser and writer, is a board member of Women with Disabilities ACT, and currently works in gender-based violence policy alongside studying a Master of Social Work. Songs Pookie - TuesdayMo'Ju, Birdz, Trials - Rider in the Rain 2020

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