#1213 A Frightened Country

Where were you when the Cronulla Riots broke out? The answer to this question is something that most Sydneysiders can recall with ease. This week’s episode explores the Cronulla riots and the topic of Nationalism from the perspective of an ‘accidental passerby’ and and ‘accidental local’. Sometimes, things aren’t always as they seem.

What does Australia Day mean for you?
Produced by Lauren Carroll Harris
Interviews gathered by Lauren Carroll Harris, Carly Anne Kenneally & Jesse Cox

On January 26 this year we asked a simple question, ‘What does Australia Day mean for you?’

One Hot Day at Cronulla
Produced by Michelle Freeman
Original music by Michael Moebus

On a hot summer’s day in Dec 2005 a couple of friends stop-off for a swim a Cronulla beach, unaware they are about to step straight into the scene of one of our worst cases of race related violence

God’s Country
Produced by Lauren Carroll Harris
Music courtesy of Jai Pyne

Cronulla local Kath Lim was at high school when the riots broke out and it wasn’t until then that Kath really began to understand what being from ‘the Shire’ meant.

Presenter: Georgia Moodie
Features Executive Producer: Jesse Cox 

 

#1212 Town and Country

We go to the city. We go to the country. Stories about leaving the country and returning home.

Audio Diaries
Produced by Giordana Caputo
With contributions from Bronwen Loden and Jordan Bloomer
Original sound design and music by Andrew McLennan

Albion Park
Written and read Annaliese Constable
Sound Design: Callum Wheeler
Dialogue Edit: Nick Rowan
Sound Supervision by Que Minh Luu
Produced by Jesse Cox

Returning to the Country
Produced by Georgia Moodie

Presenter: Georgia Moodie
Features Executive Producer: Jesse Cox 

 

#1211 Radio Pro

Today we bring you some stories produced as part of our Radio Pro training project paring up All the Best producers with young people who have never made radio before.  We’ve played some stories before on our program 2011 Christmas Special and Reinvention.

Tony Hoang
Produced by Thuy Nguyen
Radio Pro Mentor: Gina McKeon

The Lone Trumpeter
Produced by Ammy Sing
Radio Pro Mentor: Gina McKeon

Tily’s Initiation
Produced by Alex Pittaway
Radio Pro Mentor: Jesse Cox

The Radio Pro Training project was devised by Jesse Cox and Brigitte Dagg with Nicola Joseph and run by the Community Media Training Organisation in association with All the Best.

Presenter: Georgia Moodie
Radio Pro Mentos: Jesse Cox, Brigitte Dagg, Gina McKeon, Julia Thomas, Adam Zwi 

 

#1210 The Great Unveiling

Today’s show features two stories about what happens when the only way to talk about something very very private is to put it out in public. Recorded live at our storytelling night at the 2012 Sydney Writers’ Festival.

The Pole or the Not Pole
Written and read by Anna Barnes

Mum’s Habits
Written and read by Monique Schafter

Presenter: Eliza Sarlos
Features Executive Producer: Jesse Cox
Live Content Producer: Kate Ryan