Raise the Roof Podcasts

HAAGs radio show Raise the Roof airs at 5:30pm every second Wednesday 3CR Community Radio 855AM. The show explores the latest in housing issues, older people and tenants rights.

Labor-ing for Housing

Wednesday, July 10, 2024
Fiona and Shane speak to Julijana Todorovic from Labor for Housing, about how rank and file members of the ALP are trying to improve Labor's housing policy. To find out more, go to their facebook page Labor for Housing 

"We all deserve a lot better"

Wednesday, June 26, 2024
Shane talks to Yumi Lee, CEO of the Older Women's Network NSW, about the housing crisis facing older people in NSW, and the inadequate response from the state's Labor government. Don't forget you can still donate to 3CR to keep shows like ours on the air at our radiothon page. 

Budget Breakdown

Wednesday, May 22, 2024
Fiona and Shane are joined by Dini to talk about whats in the Federal and Victorian budget for older people. The answer is not much.

Things Will be Different?

Wednesday, May 8, 2024
Fiona speaks to Lucy McMahon and Celeste de Clario, two documentary film makers who produced "Things Will be Different" about the demolition of the Walker Street public housing estate. The film is being released nationally and supported by local housng justice campaigns. You can find out more at www.thingswillbedifferent.com

"Not an institution" Elder Rights in Aged Care

Wednesday, April 24, 2024
Shane and Fiona talk to Debra Nicholls, Elder Rights Advocacy about aged care rights, and their aged care visitors scheme.You can find out more by calling 1800 700 600 or going to www.elderrights.org.au

Hanging on the telephone

Wednesday, April 10, 2024
Shane and Fiona talk to Jodie, one of HAAG's intake team, about her work and what people can expect if they call HAAG for assistance.

What's hotter than Taylor Swift? Housing Justice

Wednesday, March 27, 2024
Shane and Fiona speak to Sabrina Clarke, project worker for Better Renting, about their newly released report into the heat and humidiity of rental properties across australia. We chat about what their research demonstrated and the need for better rental standards.  Read the report and find out more on their website https://www.betterrenting.org.au/

Older People's Housing at the Victorian Homelessness Conference

Wednesday, February 28, 2024
Shane and Fiona hear from speakers at the Victorian Homelessness Conference, held at Melbourne Town Hall late last year. Vera Considine talks about her experience of precarious housing as an older woman, and Peter Sibly talks about his plans for the Footscray Lions Village co-operative for older women.

Valentine's Special: We Love Housing for older people

Wednesday, February 14, 2024
Shane and Fiona hear speakers from the National Housing Conference panel on older people's housing, which HAAG facilitated last year. First, Luke Garswood from Connect Vic Park in Western Australia, and then Dee, a resident of Wintringham. Don't forget to subscribe to 3CR!  

LGBTIQA+ Housing Justice for older people

Wednesday, January 24, 2024
We hear from seven members of HAAG's LGBTIQA+ working group - Rosemary, Robert, Margaret, Rikki, Chuping, Garry and Georgie - who talk about what home means to them. Then we hear from Andrew Rogers from Val's Ageing and Aged Care and HAAG's Committee of Management, about Midsumma, and their radio show on 3CR Rainbows Don't Fade with Age.