National Talkblack 041019

National Talkblack 041019

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

Brother Wayne Costelloe for hosting Talkblack today πŸ˜„

Leah Cameron from Marrawah Law in the studio yarning about ‘Indigenous Business Month’ To celebrate the 5th Indigenous Business Month, Marrawah Law attended the Supply Nation Indigenous Business Trade Fair in Brisbane on Tuesday. Supply Nation and the National Indigenous Australians Agency hosts Trade Fairs around the country to provide Indigenous businesses the opportunity to make new business relationships.

Tony Stevenson National CEO of the Mental Illness Fellowship of Australia. Mental Illness Fellowship of Australia (MIFA) says it is critical more programs are put in place to support people in regional areas who have complex mental health issues. Right now just 25% of all people in Australia – including MANY regional people – who have a severe/complex mental illness are actually eligible for the NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme). Indigenous people who have a severe mental illness are – in short – missing out and being short-changed.”

Luke Playford Project Facilitator (Sea Country) for Dhimurru Aboriginal Corporation. Aboriginal environmental group protecting Arnhem turtles and marine wildlife from ‘highest densities of plastic pollution’ is set to represent NT on the national stage. They recently won the Virgin Coastcare title at the Northern Territory Landcare Awards. Photo credit: Dhimurru Aboriginal Corporation

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