Series: National TalkBlack

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National Talkblack 181021

We had: Neville Williams Boney, Wiradjuri man from Wagga Wagga, Independent Artist and Co Founder of Lost All Sorts Collective and 2018 NAISDA graduate, talking about promoting awareness and interest amongst Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 16-26 in applying for the 2021 auditions. Marietta Martinovic, Senior Lecturer in Criminology and Justice at RMIT…

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National Talkblack 151021

We had: James Parr, a Primary School Education and Welfare Support Officer, talking about Young Indigenous Victorians champion new VicHealth initiative _ $45m project empowers Victoria’s young people and parents to create a healthier future. Health promotion foundation VicHealth Victoria is today unveiling a first of it’s kind initiative focused on creating a healthier future…

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National Talkblack 141021

We had: Toby Adams, Director of Leading with Strength, talking about ‘Historically significant’ return to country for generations of Kullilli people. Nearly two years ago, Toby Adams founded Kullilli Ngulkana as a way to connect back with his people, country, language and culture. Since then, he has wanted to take his people back to country…

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National Talkblack 131021

We had: Osteopath Dr. Lorrae Griffiths, talking about key awareness initiative aimed at highlighting to pregnant Indigenous women they do not have to put up with pain. Two highly experienced osteopaths working with Osteopathy Australia are highlighting a massive 50% of women who are pregnant will experience pregnancy-related lower back pain, and they point out…

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National Talkblack 121021

We had: Rebecca Rickard, owner of Deadly Denim, talking about Aboriginal clothing collection to grace Paris Fashion Week. The collaboration between Nyungar woman Rebecca Rickard and Ngarluma, Karriyarra, Yawuru, Nyulnyul artist Bobbi Lockyer features eight outfits that pay homage to their Aboriginal roots and connections, matched with custom made earrings by Ms Lockyer’s sister Skye.…

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We had: Lee-Anne Carter, Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service – VALS Statewide Community Justice Programs Leader, talking about Fight to lower First Nations pension age. Uncle Dennis, and the Aboriginal Legal Service (VALS) filed a case against the Commonwealth in the Federal Court last week to the pension age to be lowered three-years for First Nations…

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We had: Andrew Plastow, principle at Ngutu College, talking about how he has opened up Ngutu College in Adelaide. He spent decades as a public school principal, Andrew Plastow left the system in despair at curriculum trends he believed were not empowering Aboriginal students. “It was that frustration of Aboriginal children being seen in the…

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National Talkblack 071021

We had: Bart Pigram, owner of Narlijia Experiences Broome, talking about Indigenous tourism businesses adapting to COVID-19 by pivoting into domestic markets. The Yawuru man runs cultural tours in the Kimberley town, situated in Western Australia’s far north-west, but business dropped by half as borders were closed because of COVID-19. To stay on top of…

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National Talkblack 061021

We had: Edwina Powe, Senior Project Officer and Physiotherapist, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, talking about why fewer First Nations women are missing their appointments at RBWH. A new culturally safe pathway for First Nations women to access gynaecological care at a major Brisbane hospital has seen a 40 per cent reduction in missed appointments.…

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National Talkblack 051021

We had: Dr. Jason Agostino, National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation Medical Advisor, talking about how First Nations adults at risk from severe illness after COVID – ANU Research. A majority, 59 per cent, of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults are at an elevated risk of developing severe illness from COVID-19 due to ongoing…

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