Monthly Archives: April 2017

Right to the City

Paradigm Shift

Paradigm Shift on 4zzz fm 102.1 at noon on 21 April 2017

According to Henri Lefebvre the right to the city is a demand for renewed access to Urban life. It is a collective right.

Nicole Andy and Ian discuss the peoposed Queens Wharf development in Brisbane and the privatisation of public land. They discuss opposition to the mega-casino organised by the right to the city campaign.

Podcast


Playlist

Combat Wombat – Let them know
Evan Greer – Never surrender
Spindles – Dream human
Gonzovillain – Chicken

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The Hope of the World

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Please find below an excerpt from John McCollow’s review of the plays of Errol O’Neill that appeared in September 2016 and March 2017 editions of the Queensland Journal of Labour History. The play being reviewed is ‘The Hope of the … Continue reading

‘Unfinished Business’ – Public Trustee

Paradigm Shift

[Paradigm Shift 4zzz fm 102.1 Friday 31 Mar 2017]

Ian interviews people whose lives have been at the mercy of the Queensland Public Trustee. In this exposé Theresa Creed, John Tracey, Rosslyn Mirciov and Doug Young reveal the misfortunes of vulnerable members of their families suffering at the hands of public trustee and the public guardian.

Theresa Creed (Woorabinda Mission, Kalkadoon and Pitta-Pitta) and John Tracey tell the story of the Theresa’s son Marli who received a compensation payment when he was 18 years old with which the family bought two houses and a block of land on the Sunshine Coast. By 23 years of age Marli was homeless and eventually jailed. The Public Trustee had kicked him out of home, rented then sold Marli’s property, charged exorbitant fees and lost much of the cash during the GFC in 2008-9.

Doug Young describes how his partner lost her assets due…

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