National Talkblack 050422

National Talkblack 050422

We had:

Indigenous musician Lucas Proudfoot, Storyteller talking about storytelling at the heart. Mr Proudfoot is one of seven First Nations artists and organisations who will share in almost $400,000 of funding as part of the Queensland State Government’s First Nations Commissioning Fund.

Marjorie Anderson, National Program Manager and Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Crisis Support at Lifeline Australia, talking about 13YARN: Nationwide Indigenous helpline launches. First Nations people across the country will for the first time have access to a purpose-built crisis hotline. Co-designed and exclusively run by Indigenous staff, 13YARN will offer clinical and cultural support around the clock to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in a first-of-its-kind, culturally safe initiative that employs a conversational approach.…/13yarn-247-national-crisis…

Catherine Liddle, SNAICC CEO, talking about Indigenous childcare body says Federal Budget fails to meet Closing the Gap targets. A peak Indigenous child care body claims the Federal Budget “fails” to back investments needed to meet Closing the Gap targets for Indigenous children.….

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