National Talkblack 130619

National Talkblack 130619

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

Sianna Catullo Chief Creative Officer from Spark Health and Clothing The Gap. An Aboriginal business is fighting for the right to feature the indigenous flag in its “Clothing the Gap” fashion designs, while also fending off a copyright attack from a global retail giant.

“Should WAM Clothing, a non-indigenous business, hold the monopoly in a market to profit off Aboriginal peoples’ identity and love for ‘their’ flag?”

WAM Clothing was co-founded by Ben Wootzer, whose previous company Birubi Art was found to be in breach of Australian consumer law after selling over 18,000 Aboriginal such as boomerangs and didgeridoos were in fact made in Indonesia.”

Rima Tamou – Series Producer of Going Places with Ernie Dingo. Going Places with Ernie Dingo returns for a new season on SBS Wednesday evening at 7.30pm and on NITV on Sunday at 7.30pm. This season seeing Ernie visiting the Gold Coast Hinterland to Stradbroke Island to Charlotte Pass to Horizontal Falls and everywhere in between.

Kim Narkle – Two young indigenous apprentice plumbers from Western Australia. have just beaten over 100 other apprentice plumbers from around Australia to be awarded special Grants by Rheem Australia, as part of its annual Rheem Apprentice Plumber Grants program. Only 10 apprentice plumbers around Australia received the Grants this year.

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