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and media fragmentation

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A LABOR VOICE

The Community Action Network is empowering thousands of Victorians to speak up and share their inspiring Labor story online and offline.

 

POD ON THE HILL

Keeping the light on the hill one podcast at a time. Pod On The Hill is the official weekly podcast of Victorian Labor that give voice to our MPs and supporters. Join us every Thursday for an in depth conversation. Available on iTunes, SoundCloud, Stitcher and your favourite podcast app.

 

CAN TV 

See how our volunteers are bringing positive change to our communities, one house at a time through CANtv. It’s the Community Action Network YouTube channel for our CAN volunteers.  

 


It was impossible to miss the eruption taking place across the US after George Floyd was killed in Minneapolis. The confronting death, captured on video and circulated on news and social media, ignited a depth of feeling across black communities in America. This year the black community is reeling from an alarmingly high death and infection rate suffered during the pandemic, and coping with a string of violent deaths and assaults at the hands of police. While we watched in horror at this all unfold from across the globe we spoke to Kwesi Chappin, Senior Political Director at Color of Change, someone at the frontline of these events, now turning despair into hope and hope into action to achieve justice for black people in America.

 

Pod on the Hill has brought together a series of short-form interviews with members of parliament, union leaders and workers to talk about some of the realities facing Victorians in this once-in-100 year event - the global coronavirus pandemic.

In this episode Toby Halligan talks to Member for Cranbourne Pauline Richards.

Pod on the Hill has brought together a series of short-form interviews with members of parliament, union leaders and workers to talk about some of the realities facing Victorians in this once-in-100 year event - the global coronavirus pandemic.

Is this episode Conrad talks to Member for Northcote Kat Theophanous

 

Pod on the Hill has brought together a series of short-form interviews with members of parliament, union leaders and workers to talk about some of the realities facing Victorians in this once-in-100 year event - the global coronavirus pandemic.

Is this episode Conrad talks to Member for Bayswater Jackson Taylor.

 

Pod on the Hill has brought together a series of short-form interviews with members of parliament, union leaders and workers to talk about some of the realities facing Victorians in this once-in-100 year event - the global coronavirus pandemic.

Is this episode Conrad talks to Member for Footscray Katie Hall.

Pod on the Hill has brought together a series of short-form interviews with members of parliament, union leaders and workers to talk about some of the realities facing Victorians in this once-in-100 year event - the global coronavirus pandemic.

Is this episode Toby speaks with Geelong MP Chris Couzens.

Pod on the Hill has brought together a series of short-form interviews with members of parliament, union leaders and workers to talk about some of the realities facing Victorians in this once-in-100 year event - the global coronavirus pandemic.

Is this episode Toby speaks with Macedon MP Mary-Anne Thomas.


In just five months the Northern Territory will go to the polls, where the Territory Labor Government will be defending their landslide 2016 victory.

New MP Joel Bowden joins us on the podcast after his February 29 win in the Johnston by-election.

Joel is a former AFL player with the Richmond Tigers, a former head of Unions NT and long-time Labor party member as a Territorian and Melburnian. Raised in Alice Springs with a brilliant career behind him, Conrad finds out what’s ahead now for Joel Bowden.

 

This week ESPN Cricinfo Journalist Melinda Farrell gets us up to date with the Women's T20 Cricket World Cup before the Semi - Finals on March 5 and the final on March 8. She also tells us about the incredible rise of the Thailand women's cricket team.