National Talkblack 111120

National Talkblack 111120

We had:

Stacey Pidgeon, National Manager – Research and Policy, Royal Life Saving Society Australia discussing how key new research reveals significant drop in drowning deaths of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. There has been a 47% decrease in the past 10 years.

Davinder Hart, Aboriginal artist talking about how Hearing Australia embraces NAIDOC Week with celebrations of First Nation culture.In 2019-20, Hearing Australia worked with local communities to care for more than 10,000 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and adults across Australia. To highlight the work done through their hearing loss prevention programs, which are a core focus of the organisation, Hearing Australia commissioned Aboriginal artist Davinder to create a unique design that reflects the importance of celebrating sound and storytelling.

Senior Constable Nicole O’Rourke joined by Officer in Charge Adam Frew discussing Yarrie Yarns which is a social change project that shares Indigenous stories otherwise known as yarns for inspiration, motivation, education, empowerment and reconciliation.

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