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Regenerative Sustainable Agriculture, First Nations speak to the Disability Royal Commission, Westbury Prison and the Tasmanian Election

Regenerative Sustainable Agriculture, First Nations speak to the Disability Royal Commission, Westbury Prison and the Tasmanian Election

Regenerative Sustainable Agriculture with Dr Rebecca Cross - a postdoctoral researcher in the School of Life and Environmental Sciences and a lecturer in Human Geography in the School of Geosciences. Her research interests focus on natural resource management, regenerative and sustainable agriculture, farming subcultures, local knowledge and citizen science, and Indigenous land and food knowledge. ||June Riemer, Deputy CEO of First Peoples' Disability Network, joins Carly Baque to discuss the Disability Royal Commission from a First Nations perspective, focusing on the intersection between disability and child removal. ||Westbury Prison is missing from the Tasmanian election campaign. The Tasmanian government’s announcement in September 2019 that it would build a prison in the north of the state drew such protest from the residents of Westbury that, nine months later, it put forward a different site a couple of kilometres down the road. But the Crown land it intends to build on is an informal reserve and now even more of the area’s residents are up in arms. Reema Rattan caught up with some of the locals on the issue ||

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