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.

Navigating the system with Rebecca and Shane

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Radiothon Special

Wednesday, June 12, 2019
In a special Radiothon episode, Pam, Fiona and Shane share highlights from the last year of HAAG broadcasting. If you're seeing this before the end of June, it's not too late to make a donation to help keep HAAG and 3cr on the air.

Volunteer Week Special

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Without our volunteers and other members, HAAG would just be another bland community group. For volunteer week we hear from a number of volunteers about the work they do and their reasons for doing it. #wagesforvolunteers

Election Edition - National Seniors Housing network and policy discussion

Wednesday, May 8, 2019
On the eve of the Federal Election, Pam and Fiona chat with Leonie Bessant about the National Alliance for Seniors Housing and what they are hoping for from a Federal Government to address the housing affordability crisis.  We also discuss the recent amendments in Victoria to the Residential Tenancies Act and what older renters should be aware of. 

Large and in charge

Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Pam and Fiona chat to Jeanette Large from Women's Property initiatve about their older women's housing pilot program, building housing for older women with a small amount of savings. 

Winners are grinners

Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Fiona and Pam interview the recipeints of the Molly Hadfield and Frances Penington Awards for outstanding volunteering by social housing tenants.  We hear from Suzie Mcoll in Williamstown, Joan Mitchell and Andie Sweeney in Sheparton and Erika Lodge in Kensington. 

Centrestink - social security rights and you

Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Shane and Pam interview Peter from Social Security Rights Victoria, about your rights on the pension and Newstart, and the impact on housing affordability.

New beginnings!

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Introducing HAAG's new twice-monthly timeslot, Shane, Fiona and Pam talk about older people's housing issues and activism and we hear from two HAAG members who have recently moved into public housing.

Like a VOSS

Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Voices of the South Side is a social inclusion and community-building program running out of Port Melbourne Neighbourhood Centre. We talk to Deb McIntosh, who runs the program, and a participant named Maurya about her experiences of homelessness and how VOSS helped her reconnect with her community. 

Midsumma HAAGs

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Shane and Pam talk to Fiona York from HAAG about our new Service Navigator program, which will help people navigate the aged care system, as well as HAAG's expanding national project, and what we learnt from our stall at Midsumma Carnival.