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Urban environment issues, analysing government services, both federal and state and local campaigns.

Urban environment issues, analysing government services, both federal and state and local campaigns.
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Melbourne, VIC

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Urban environment issues, analysing government services, both federal and state and local campaigns.

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English


Episodes

City Limits - Housing

9/17/2019
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What are the differences between "public housing" and "social housing"? Well, actually there are lots, including the policies that tenants live under and the security of tenancy. We look at this and many other issues relating to housing with Howard Marosi and Shane McGrath. By the way, you can read the article about the National Housing Conference that Howard mentions here, and you can find out more about the Housing for the Aged Action Group's show on 3CR here (weblinks...

Duration:00:52:12

City Limits - Energy

9/10/2019
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This week Kevin and Meg speak with Joseph Hwani, energy consultant with the UNHCR about his work on renewable energy in refugee camps, then interview Richie Merzian, climate and energy director at the Australia Institute about the latest Climate of the Nation Report.

Duration:00:55:51

City Limits - Transport

9/3/2019
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This week we are joined by our transport guru John McPherson to talk about trains (mostly) and play a couple of train tracks (music tracks that is).

Duration:00:58:15

City Limits - Djab Wurrung, Footscray Park, Coolaroo

8/27/2019
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It's a jam-packed show this week with three guests talking about three local campaigns! Kevin and Meg are joined by Sue Vittori from the Anti-Toxic Waste Alliance, Maree Pardy from Save Footscray Park and Professor Libby Porter, Vice Chancellor's Principal Research Fellow at RMIT's school of Global, Urban and Social Studies. Professor Porter talks with us about the Djab Wurrung Embassy and how non-Indigenous Australians can respond to the invitation to stand in solidarity with Indigenous...

Duration:00:57:38

City Limits - Housing

8/20/2019
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This week we discuss the campaign to save Footscray Park, and look at public housing in Victoria with Howard Marosi and Fiona York

Duration:00:54:45

City Limits - Nuclear

8/13/2019
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This week on City Limits, Kevin and Meg are joined by anti-nuke campaigner Dave Sweeney who gives us his thoughts on the standing commitee investigation examining the feasability of nuclear energy. We even manage to have some laughs! Lol, nuclear energy. Before being joined by Dave, Kevin and Meg cover the news of the week including political and union integrity, wage theft, and where to buy the latest Penfold Grange release.

Duration:00:56:20

City Limits - Transport

8/6/2019
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This week we talk high-speed rail, Crown Casino, suburban buses, 10 minute trains on the Upfield line, Google Cities, the cost of transport in Paris and lots more!

Duration:00:58:02

City Limits - Educational Equality and Integrity

7/30/2019
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Today on City Limits Eugenia and Meg discuss the latest news including Crown Casino, political corruption, the SKM fires and recycling, before speaking with Emily Pearson from Teach for Australia and Hannah Aulby from the Centre for Public Integrity. https://www.teachforaustralia.org/https://publicintegrity.org.au/

Duration:00:57:06

City Limits

7/23/2019
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Kevin and Meg discuss the news of the day (except Boris). We feature an interview from Dirt Radio about Djap Wurrung Embassy and protecting the sacred birthing tree. The breaking news from the jap Wurrung Embassy is that police have advised bulldozers will be in today. If you can get up there or donate, please do. https://dwembassy.com/Sacred birthing trees on Djap Wurrung country need protecting. Over 50 generations have been born on these sites & the birthing trees themselves are 800 years...

Duration:00:56:35

City Limits - Housing

7/16/2019
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This week we speak to Susan Motherwell, a community campaigner who was part of a group that won in VCAT against developers. We also catch up with Howard and Reuben about public housing and housing for the aged action group. Information sessions for the public housing estates can be found here: https://www.vhhsba.vic.gov.au/eventsNorthcote public housing estate - Drop-in sessionProject Name : Northcote - Walker StreetDATE29 July 2019TIMEStart: 5.30 PMEnd: 7.30 PMWork has commenced on planning...

Duration:00:54:30

City Limits - Clean Air and Nuclear Power

7/9/2019
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This week Kevin, Eugenia and Meg talk with Western suburbs campaigner Helen van den Berg about air quality in Melbourne, and anti-Uranium campainer Dave Sweeney about the expansion of the Olympic dam as well as the ideology of Uranium extraction. Both guests also address the issues of climate change and the role of capitalism.

Duration:00:55:42

City Limits - Transport

7/2/2019
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Transport week! We start off by chatting to Michael Bayliss from Sustainable Population Australia about his view on urban issues and unpeggingAustralia's economy from constant GDP growth.In the show's second half we chat to transport regular John MacPherson about the Myki system and how similar systems work better elsewhere.

Duration:00:52:58

City Limits - Patty Moriarty

6/25/2019
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This week is a fourth Wednesday so we're covering topics miscellaneous! Kevin does a thorough news debrief, ranging from local union issues to international workers' safety, transport and the environment. In the second half we get an update from Monash University's professor Patrick Moriarty about electric vehicles, Uber Air in Melbourne and the impacts of glyphosate weed-killer.

Duration:00:48:47

City Limits - RADIOTHON!

6/11/2019
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Welcome to Radiothon Week! Listen to a highlights reel of our regular-irregular guests talking about the role 3CR plays in the media landscape and why it's important to talk about cities. If you like City Limits, donate now to help us stay on air. Help us remain a community-led voice for just and sustainable cities!https://www.3cr.org.au/donate

Duration:00:56:46

City Limits -Transport

6/4/2019
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Join us for our monthly cup of tea with public transport expert John MacPherson, as he and Kevin talk about Melbourne's latest urban transit news.

Duration:00:53:51

City Limits - Sustainable Urban Planning

5/28/2019
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Today is the 5th Wednesday and we're talking sustainable city planning for Melbourne. Our guests are former co-host Mark Allen, town planning activist from 'Population, Permaculture and Planning and Holistic Activism.net'. He tells us about the massive environmental impacts of Melbourne's sprawling concrete-heavy housing industry, and the importance of maintaining and re-using existing buildings to create affordable housing. In the show's second half Dr Kate Shaw, urban geographer from the...

Duration:00:57:49

City Limits - Election debrief

5/21/2019
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This week we debrief from Saturday's Federal election. We speak to Sue Bolton who ran as a socialist candidate in Wills about the need to provide employment opportunities while maintaining left-wing policies on migration and climate change. Next, Dave Kerin from the Earth Worker Alliance talks about cross-partisan efforts to replace environmentally exploitative industries with sustainable ones by providing jobs, training, collective support and financial benefits for blue-collar workers in...

Duration:00:53:00

City Limits - Uranium mines

5/7/2019
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This week we're talking environment with the Australian Conservation Foundation's anti-uranium campaigner Dave Sweeney. We talk about the environmental impacts of a controversial new approval for a uranium mine at Ullaring in WA. We also hear from Debbie Carmody- an indigenous woman from WA campaigning against the Ullaring mine, explaining why it is critical to respect Indigenous sovereignty in the decision-making process. We also touch on the Adani approval.

Duration:00:54:15

City Limits - May Day!

4/30/2019
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It's the 1st of May- the international dayfor workers' rights! It's also City Limits transport week so we have John MacPherson in the studio to update us on Melbourne transport news. We interview Jim Chrysostomou from the locomotive division of Victoria's Transport Workers Union on an upcoming lawsuit against Metro for wage theft, sub-standard safety protocols and the pressures facing train and tram drivers in Melbourne.If you enjoyed the show don't forget to check out 3CR's whole-day May...

Duration:00:53:39

City Limits - Where does industrial waste go?

4/23/2019
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Sonja Rutherford from the Broadmeadows Progress Association Talks with us about the impact of the repeated fires in Melbourne's Western Suburbs. We then explore with Professor Pat Moriarty how we actually address the stockpiling of waste, and the increasing problem of emissions from the fossil fuel industry.

Duration:00:58:52