Content Nov 2018

Beyond the Bars (3CR)
Beyond the Bars is a compelling series of live prison radio broadcasts from Victorian jails during NAIDOC week. Programming will be presented by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander broadcasters, giving voice to the songs and stories of prisoners. Beyond the Bars has been allocated funding for three years.

Ramadan Chef (2MFM)
Muslim Community Radio’s Iraqi program group will produce a radio and video short series in Arabic and English, Ramadan Chef. This series will include eight sessions of a weekly cooking competition during Ramadan, followed by 28 episodes that will cover how to prepare the dishes that were put together by the final round competitors.

Mainland Tonight (RMITV)
Mainland Tonight will be a live comedy tonight show hosted by one of Australia’s funniest women, filmed before a live studio audience. This high-quality TV series will be female-driven and a training ground for the next generation of Australian comedy writers. Mainland Tonight aims to correct the gender imbalance, both on screen and in the writers’ room.

Treasuring Mothers Show (Ultra106five)
Ultra106five will produce Treasuring Mothers, a program seeking to offer encouragement, support, and practical advice to women at all stages of the mothering journey, through engaging content and interviews.
Hosted by accomplished content producer Jenny Baxter, Treasuring Mothers aims to strengthen and empower women and mothers to cope with the rigours of life such as budgeting, healthy eating, legal matters, mental health and exercise.

The Broadford Courier (3OKR)
3OKR will produce a series profiling The Broadford Courier newspaper which was produced between 1891 and 1978. This series of eight short episodes will feature the people behind the paper and the machines that produced it.

Storykeepers – You and Me (Youthworx)
This inspiring documentary web series hosted by Boori Monty Pryor will journey into the lives of Australia’s great storykeepers. Through Boori’s eyes, we will meet and learn about some of the country’s most inspiring figures such as Wurrundjeri elder Joy Murphy, historian and activist Gary Foley, children’s author Alison Lester and satirist and author Dr Anita Heiss.

No Land, No Livelihood, No Home (4EB)
Across the Pacific and parts of Queensland, climate change is making itself felt in communities, especially in the lives of women and children. But women are also at the forefront of responses around the world. This 10-part series will focus on the little-heard stories of amazing women bringing a gender lens to climate change and its impacts, to bring attention to this issue and influence change.

Small Change (SACOSS)
SACOSS will produce Small Change, a weekly radio show on Radio Adelaide (and podcast) featuring lived-experience stories of poverty and disadvantage . This series will celebrate the achievements of individuals and community organisations including homelessness, Indigenous rights, disability, child protection, the cost of living and a fair tax system.

Joshie’O & Kui (4AAA)
4AAA will produce a weekly radio program for and by young people, representing the diverse voices within the Indigenous and broader community. This program will focus on pop and chill-country music, mixed with interviews to be broadcast nationally on NIRS with highlights repackaged for podcasts.

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