Sam Smith of Radio Adelaide joins us again on our airwaves. This week she discusses with Laura the decision of Julia Banks to leave the Liberal Party and go independent, the devastating Queensland fires and the many promises of Andrew Daniels, leader of the Labour Party which just won the Victorian election.
Radio Adelaide’s, Samantha Smith catches us up on all the latest Australian news in Neighbourhood Watch. She tells Laura Kvigstad about the rhetoric around terrorism that has sparked in Australia following the arrest of three alleged terrorists and Prime Minister, Scott Morissons recent inflamatory remarks around the muslim community. Then they speak on migration in Australia and Morisson's recent emphasis on reducing permanent migration in order to combat congestion. Finally, they talk about an Australian convicted drug smuggler, who has served her sentence in Indonesia and the media coverage surround her return to Australia.
Laura Kvigstad reaches out across the ditch to speak with Radio Adelaide's Sam Smith. They talk about the media treatment of the Bourke Street attacker that framed him as a terrorist and how the homeless hero is being supported by his community after the event. Then, they're back: needles being found in fruit (this time in the form of a pear). Finally, they chart about the governt innitiative, My Health Report, and how the public has flooded the phone lines attempting to opt out of the scheme.
On Neighbourhood Watch this week, Laura and Sam discuss alt right speaker, Gavin McInnes, tour in Australia. This is another in a string of alt right speakers that have been allowed access to Australia. Then they discuss refuge children on Nauru being settled in Australia after report of organ failure in some of the children.