Fair Comment

Feed By: Eduardo Jordan, Matt Dennien
Subtitle: An interview program with a grassroots approach to news and issues around Australia.
Summary: Fair Comment is a program that lets real people tell their story. We take a grassroots approach to news and issues affecting individuals across the country. Whether you're affected by a political decision, a social issue, or just have a great story to tell, we want to hear your Fair Comment.
Contact Email: faircomment@4eb.org.au
Web Site: http://4eb.org.au/faircomment
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Title: Boundary Streets, asylum applications, and surrogacy
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Summary: During this Reconciliation week, we hear about the story of Boundary Streets across the country from Auntie Heather Castledine. Then, the implications of the latest government crackdown on asylum seekers - many of whom have been living in the community for years - and Melbourne's largest surrogacy conference. Featuring music from Graphic Fiction Heroes and The Owls. Presented by Eduardo Jordan and Matt Dennien.
Published: Wed, 31 May 2017 1:16 PM
Duration: 27:50
Download: Fair Comment 20170529.mp3
Title: Indigenous incarceration, personal privacy, and endometriosis
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Summary: This week we hear about an alarming new report into the overrepresentation of Aboriginal women in Australian prisons and the importance of personal privacy in a digital age. Plus, the struggle of living with endometriosis. Featuring music from Jade Imagine and Cloud Control. Presented by Eduardo Jordan and Matt Dennien.
Published: Wed, 24 May 2017 12:22 PM
Duration: 27:50
Download: Fair Comment 20170522.mp3
Title: Community radio, community health, and Manus Island
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Summary: We have good news about community radio funding (especially in regional areas). A mother in regional NSW explains the challenge of accessing health services - and a solution. Plus, what Senator Nick McKim discovered on a recent fact-finding trip to Manus Island after recent violence at the detention centre. Featuring music from West Thebarton Brothel Party, POND, and Pascoe. Presented by Eduardo Jordan and Matt Dennien.
Published: Wed, 17 May 2017 12:58 PM
Duration: 27:50
Download: Fair Comment 20170515.mp3
Title: Rural heroes, walking from darkness, and food rescue
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Summary: This week we hear about grants for rural heroes, a charity walk for mental health awareness from the Brisbane Irish community, and Sydney's first food rescue supermarket. Featuring music from Bad//Dreems, Spirit Bunny, and Jarrow. Presented by Eduardo Jordan and Matt Dennien.
Published: Wed, 10 May 2017 3:28 PM
Duration: 27:50
Download: Fair Comment 20170508.mp3
Title: LGBTIQ homelesness, third-party protesting, and confidence boosts
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Summary: We hear about the journey of an LGBTIQ migrant in Melbourne and how protesters are organising against third-party supporters of the Adani Carmichael project. Plus a new program empowering young women to regain their confidence. Featuring music from The Seven Ups and Sloan Peterson. Presented by Eduardo Jordan and Matt Dennien.
Published: Wed, 3 May 2017 1:26 PM
Duration: 27:50
Download: Fair Comment 20170501.mp3
Title: Technology addiction, volcanic eruptions, and the importance of hope
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Summary: We hear about a new documentary that looks into technology addiction in teenagers, the story of an Australian war veteran involved in the aftermath of a volcanic eruption in PNG, and why it is important to maintain hope in these days. Featuring music from IV League and San Cisco. Hosted by Eduardo Jordan and Matt Dennien.
Published: Wed, 26 Apr 2017 9:57 PM
Duration: 27:50
Download: Fair Comment 20170424.mp3
Title: Coal contamination, dog meat, and pill tests
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Summary: This week, we hear from an organisation concerned about wetlands next to Adani's Abbot Point coal terminal. A documentary filmmaker talks about his deep-dive into the dog meat trade in Korea. Plus, what happened when Vice asked the question: what's really in your MDMA? Featuring music from John McNamara and Casii Williams. Presented by Eduardo Jordan and Matt Dennien.
Published: Thu, 20 Apr 2017 12:50 PM
Duration: 27:50
Download: Fair Comment 20170417.mp3