Fight Back Podcast & More Audio

Unemployed Workers Fight Back is presented by Valerie Farfalla on 3CR Community Radio.

Listen live on the second Friday of every month, 5.30pm, 3CR Community Radio’s SUWA program.

Stay up to date on unemployed workers’ rights, with news, interviews, and more.

Listen to the shows below…

September program (14/09/18)
Anne and Ewen (Melbourne AUWU) discuss the latest news from the AUWU, including the From Stigma to Dignity event, coming up on 12 October. Anne Bainbridge from the Youth Affairs Council of South Australia (YACSA) discusses youth unemployment and the closure of TAFE colleges.


 

August program (10/08/18)
Latrobe University cultural sociologist Dr. Sara James discusses unemployed youth disadvantage in Australia with Valerie Farfalla and Jeremy Poxon (AUWU media). Jeremy highlights the police welfare blitz in Werribee shopping centre. Hayden Patterson (S.A. branch, AUWU) examines cashless card trials, along with Amanda Smith from Say No Seven.


 

July program (13/07/18)
Featuring interviews with: Owen Bennett, Pas Forgione, and Jerry Creaney.


 

May program (11/05/18)
Featuring interviews with: AUWU president, Owen Bennett, St Vincent de Paul Society special council chief executive John Falzon, and homelessness and poverty advocate, Duncan Storrar.


 

April program (13/04/18)
Featuring interviews with: AUWU president, Owen Bennett, Per Capita CEO Emma Dawson, and AUWU media officer, Jeremy Poxon.


 

March program (09/03/18)


 

February program (9/2/18)
Featuring interviews with: AUWU president, Owen Bennett, Spike from the Homeless Person’s Union, Steve Jolly from the Yarra City Council and Sue Bolton from the Socialist Alliance.

 

More Audio

Interviews and more, featuring AUWU representatives.

Thursday 6 Sep 2018: ABC Radio National, Life Matters

The AUWU Media Officer Jeremy Poxon provides an overview of the Work for the Dole program, and Belinda documents her day-to-day experience. Shockingly, but not surprisingly, we hear how vulnerable women are to sexual harassment in these situations.

Sunday 16 Sep 2018: Melbourne Unitarian Peace Memorial Church

At the Sunday Service of the Melbourne Unitarian Peace Memorial Church, Anne Maxwell speaks from her personal experience to illustrate the systemic problems with jobactive.

8 July 2018: 2GB, Sunday Nights with Bill Crews

Rev. Crews talk with AUWU Media Officer Jeremy Poxon about how the new demerit system will impact on the disadvantaged on NewStart.

11 June 2017: Melbourne Unitarian Peace Memorial Church

At the Sunday Service AUWU President, Owen Bennett gives an update on Australia’s employment crisis.

2 February 2015: Melbourne Unitarian Peace Memorial Church

At the Sunday Service AUWU President, Owen Bennett talks about Australia’s employment crisis.