National Talkblack 230919

National Talkblack 230919

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

Thank you to Wayne Costelloe for hosting National Talkblack today 😄.

Stephanie March Four Corners reporter on tonight’s program called ‘After Death’. Airing on tonight’s program at 8.30pm. They reveal the uncertain tactics being used by some in the funeral industry, from price gouging and unethical conduct, to the questionable treatment of bodies.

Antoinette Braybrook CEO Djirra who has welcomed an additional $1.46 million funding over four years which will support Djirra’s culturally safe and specialist wrap-around legal and support services for Aboriginal women. Data shows that, overwhelmingly, Aboriginal women are imprisoned for non-violent offences related to homelessness and poverty. Family violence is both a cause and consequence of Aboriginal women imprisonment.

Getano Bann – Singer Songwriter – Who is currently at The Torres Strait Performing Arts Festival performing and starts today from the 23 September – 27th 2019. With a great line up of musicians and artists on Thursday Island for this week.

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We would also like to thank the Community Broadcasting Foundation and PMC for their support here at BBM 98.7FM