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National Talkblack 021020

We had:

Fern Newcombe, solicitor at Marrawah Law discussing coronavirus and the economy.

Tim Murphy, Leukaemia Foundation General Manager of Blood Cancer Partnerships continuing his last conversation about the National Strategic Action Plan for Blood Cancer finally being released. The National Action Plan, released on Sunday just been, is a blueprint to achieve zero lives lost to blood cancer by 2035, to transform care and support and to break down the barriers to a cure. The plan is the culmination of work by the Blood Cancer Taskforce, a unique collaboration of 29 of the country’s top blood cancer experts and leaders plus patients, co-chaired by the Leukaemia Foundation Board Chair.

Nita Green – Senator for Queensland joining Trev in the studio to talk about the upcoming Federal Budget as well as social housing. Labor is calling on the Morrison Government to outline a plan to address severe overcrowding in First Nations communities across Australia.

Jessica Wishart, CEO at Kere to Country discussing their launch to address the major food inequalities faced by Aboriginal communities in Central Australia. Indigenous Australians continue to experience poorer levels of health than non-Indigenous Australians and issues such as food insecurity, poor diet, and a disproportionate burden of chronic disease play a key contributing role for malnutrition in Indigenous Australians.

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