National Talkblack 231020

National Talkblack 231020

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.

Elliot Taylor, Founder of Live For Tomorrow talking about the how the charity has launched technology which is set to help news companies ans social media platforms more effectively connect users in crisis with mental health support services.

Darryl White, former AFL player yarning to Trendy Trev about the upcoming grand finals between Richmond and Geelong this weekend. It will be the first night Grand Final and the first time the decider has been held outside of Melbourne, gracing the turf of Brisbane’s Gabba.

Mark Holden and Amanda Cameron from the Financial Rights Mob Strong team discussing how alongside with the Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service – VALS they won cases made to the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) against funeral insurance provider Youpla which misled Aboriginal policyholders.

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