Floods Australia Day and Racism

Elder Park Australia Day Concert

“Where’d our flood money go?” Well, where did it go? In his regular spot on Radio Adelaide Breakfast, Our World Today‘s Mike Worsman, talks to Tim Brunero about the more than $280 million that’s been paid out to more than 40,000 people affected by the Queensland floods and Cyclone Yasi.

Many of us are growing increasingly aware of the tension that surrounds Australia Day. To many, it’s a day to celebrate the foundation of this great nation, but for an increasing number of Australians, it is getting difficult to ignore the other side of history; and does the fixing of an Australian flag on our cars make us racists?

Finally “Mother Maya Tiwari”, an activist for peace. Mike’s story, “Making a Difference”, tells us her words are extremely important.

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Producers: Sam Reynolds & Lisa Burns

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