Coral resilience, vulnerable children, and Murray Darling water usage

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This week, new research has emerged detailing the previously unknown resilience of coral in the Great Barrier Reef. Dr Karlo Hock, a researcher at the University of Queensland, tells 2SER’s Andrew Gibbons all about it.

The Office of the Children’s Commissioner is responsible for ensuring the well-being of vulnerable children in the Northern Territory. The assistant children’s commissioner and Larrakia, Wadjigan, and Eastern Arrente woman, Nicole Butler, spoke to CAAMA Radio Network’s Paul Wiles about this year's annual report and how to address the issues within it.

Plus, could a Royal Commission on water usage in the Murray Darling Basin help solve some of the water problems faced by those who depend on it? Ross Thompson from the University of Canberra joins Radio Adelaide’s Tom Jordan.

Recorded on Wednesday, November 29

Fair Comment is produced by Brisbane community radio stations 4EB and 4ZZZ with support from the Community Broadcasting Foundation.

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