National Talkblack 260619

National Talkblack 260619

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

Professor Jacinta Elston from Monash University yarning to Trevor about a national first, Cancer Australia has launched Yarn for Life, a new initiative to reduce the impact of cancer within Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities by encouraging and normalising discussion about the disease.

Cancer is a growing health problem and the second leading cause of death among Indigenous Australians who are, on average, 40 percent more likely to die from cancer than non-indigenous Australians.

Edmonton Police – Whichway Yarning segment – Sponsored by IGA Piccones. Joined in the studio with Robbie Hollingsworth and the Saint Augustine’s team with teacher Jon Sorensen, Ben, Liam and Marley (from Smithfield State School). And their topic today was homelessness.

Jan Saddler Head of Litigation and Loss Recovery from Shine Lawyers. Shine Lawyers launches class action over unpaid wages for Indigenous Australians. Thousands of Indigenous Australians could be eligible to join a class action seeking lost wages held by the government in the 19th and 20th centuries. This investigation, launched by leading Class Action law firm, Shine Lawyers, on behalf of Indigenous Australians in the Northern Territory, Western Australian and New South Wales, has taken place over the course of the last two years.

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