National Talkblack 161020

National Talkblack 161020

We had:

Mikaela French, Solicitor at Marrawah Law discussing how puppy Scams on the rise during Covid-19 Pandemic. Scammers are making the most of the Covid-19 lockdowns to take advantage of vulnerable people looking to find a new pet. Scammers are leaving victims thousands of dollars out of pocket for a puppy that never existed. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has estimated that Australians have lost almost $300,000 from puppy scams during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Dr Alice Chang, Psychiatrist at The Cairns Clinic talking about breaking the stigma on mental health treatment. This week (10-18 October 2020), Ramsay Health Care is encouraging Queenslanders experiencing anxiety or depression to speak with their GP or medical specialist.

Jack Wilkie-Jans, Australian artist, curator, journalist and Aboriginal affairs advocate catching up with Trev and yarning about arts funding and more.

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