National Talk Black 150224

National Talk Black 150224

On todays National Talkblack via NIRS – National Indigenous Radio Service we have:

Leading Seaman BM Joseph Canning, HMAS Cairns Regional Indigenous Development coordinator, talking about The Royal Australian Navy celebrating the 50th birthday of HMAS Cairns which was first established as a patrol boat facility in 1971 and commissioned as HMAS Cairns in 1974.

Kurt Gruber, CEO of Worldview Foundation, talking about Aboriginal self-determination requiring opportunity – Young Aboriginal men need job opportunities which help them work alongside others who understand their culture and community, and empower them to access full time employment.

Aimee McVeigh, CEO of Queensland Council of Social Service (QCOSS), talking about launching QCOSSs’ “Make Queensland Fair” campaign for FNQ and touching base on the Youth Justice space and some of the positive diversionary programs that are making a difference in Cairns (Harbrow Mentoring, YETI, Jalbalbina etc).

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