National Talkblack 111220

National Talkblack 111220

We had:

Mikaela French, Solicitor at Marrawah Law and Alexandra Hohoi discussing how Telstra is facing $50 million dollar fines for exploiting Indigenous customers. Telstra has admitted that it breached consumer law after they unethically sold mobile phone plans to 108 Indigenous customers who could not afford them and did not understand the mobile phone contracts.

Himanshi Munshaw Luhar, Founder of Foodie Trails talking about how they have collaborated with one of the MasterChef suppliers, The Australian Superfood Co to bring some renowned food contributors together such as indigenous chef Mark Olive and MasterChef winner, Sashi Cheliah to create the ultimate Australian Native Ingredients Experience. The experience presents as a gift box and features a selection of 14 Australian native spices and fruit powders, it also includes a recipe book with a selection of esteemed contributors as well as access to a series of online masterclasses showcasing the spices and tricks to use them in your cooking.

Professor Dan Lubman, Turning Point Executive Clinical Director, Director Monash Addiction Research Centre discussing: – The harms associated with alcohol, drugs and gambling- The impact of alcohol and drug use on brain function – The relationship between substance use, gambling and mental disorder- Addiction treatment responses – Alcohol and other drug (AOD) policy

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