BEST MEDIINE

BEST MEDICINE – today 24/5/22 – I’ll talk with Stephen Johnston about his surviving a heart attack and subsequent impacts on his life. Plus health & wellbeing information. Please join me, Gaytana ALSO – The AMA Vic. branch is asking us to wear a mask indoors & where we cannot distance properly – in order to reduce the very high

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A Safe Space To Be; Inspiring Stories of Survival and Working With Refugees In Our Community

Nayran Tabiei from ‘Flavours of Syria’ and Janine Lawrie from the Social Enterprise ‘Space2b’ talk to Craig Francis about their work with those new to our country.  Nayran relates her story of her family escaping war in Syria and having their boat sunk by people smugglers, their time on Christmas Island as refugees, and her sheer joy and gratitude for

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Goldstein votes for change

It took an army of 1400 volunteers coming together in an extraordinary way to deliver victory for Zoe Daniel in the Federal Election. The vast majority had never been involved in politics before, Zoe told Hear and There presenter Nathan Reynolds, but they sensed the chance for change and to do democracy differently.

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Film review: ‘THE DROVER’S WIFE: THE LEGEND OF MOLLY JOHNSON’ by Nick Gardener from ‘Built For Speed’

The new Australian film The Drover’s Wife: The Legend of Molly Johnson is very loosely based on a Henry Lawson short story from 1892.  Those seeing this film with a vague recollection of the original story, who may be expecting a quaint Australian folktale, are in for a shock… but a necessary one. This revisionist Australian western, which explores issues

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Film review: ‘HATCHING’ by Nick Gardener from ‘Built For Speed’

There’s something about the perceived pristine idyll of Scandinavian society that makes horror films from that part of the world all the more creepy; just have a look at Ari Aster’s Midsomer.  Another addition to that subgenre is Finnish body horror film Hatching.  This menacing slow burn film plays on childhood concerns about pleasing demanding parents and young female anxieties

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