Series: National TalkBlack

National Talkblack 211220

National Talkblack 211220

We had: Jeff Timor, host of JT’s Country at MY105FM with a wrap up of the year and what to expect in 2021 at MY105FM! Pauline Wright, Law Council President discussing how the Law Council of Australia is concerned by the restrictive nature of the Cashless Debit Card (CDC) and urges the Parliament to abandon…

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National Talkblack 181220

National Talkblack 181220

We had: Mikaela French, Solicitor and Alexandra Hohoi, Practice Manager at Marrawah Law discussing how Telstra is facing $50 million dollar fines for exploiting Indigenous customers. Telstra has admitted that it breached consumer law after they unethically sold mobile phone plans to 108 Indigenous customers who could not afford them and did not understand the…

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National Talkblack 171220

National Talkblack 171220

We had: Helen Anu, Curator First Peoples Project at the Australian National Maritime Museum talking about the art of Alick Tipoti. Alick Tipoti is a renowned visual and performance artist, community leader, linguist and regional advocate from Badu in Zenadth Kes (Torres Strait). His elders named him Zugub, meaning Spiritual Ancestor, due to the spiritual…

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National Talkblack 161220

National Talkblack 161220

We had: Leah Cameron, Founder and Principal Solicitor of Marrawah Law talking about her recent win of Indigenous Lawyer and the overall Excellence Award at the 2020 Women in Law Awards which was held on the 12th of December. The Women in Law Awards is dedicated to recognising the outstanding women shaping and influencing the…

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National Talkblack 151220

National Talkblack 151220

We had: Professor Sandra Harding, James Cook University Vice Chancellor talking about how as part of it’s 50th birthday celebrations, JCU’s Cairns campuses have been given local Indigenous names to acknowledge the role of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the advancement of the University. JCU’s Smithfield campus has been named Nguma-bada, which means…

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National Talkblack 141220

National Talkblack 141220

We had: June Riemer, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of First Peoples Disability Network (Australia) discussing how First Nations people with disability will tell the Disability Royal Commission about the structural violence they experience in the child-protection system around Australia. Lily Shearer, Yellamundie Festival’s Creative Director talking about the Yellamundie Festival coming up in January 2021.…

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National Talkblack 111220

National Talkblack 111220

We had: Mikaela French, Solicitor at Marrawah Law and Alexandra Hohoi discussing how Telstra is facing $50 million dollar fines for exploiting Indigenous customers. Telstra has admitted that it breached consumer law after they unethically sold mobile phone plans to 108 Indigenous customers who could not afford them and did not understand the mobile phone…

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National Talkblack 101220

National Talkblack 101220

We had: Commissioner Romlie Mokak from the Productivity Commission discussing how the 2020 Overcoming Indigenous (OID) report shows mixed outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Four years on from the previous report there continues to be an improvement in many areas of early child development, economic participation and some aspects of health and…

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National Talkblack 091220

National Talkblack 091220

We had: Annie Wylie, Manager of Digital Content at ReachOut.com Australia discussing how new research has found that over 50 per cent of young people living in regional, rural and remote areas of Australia are worried about their future, however when compared to their city counterparts they are less likely to seek support. For more…

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National Talkblack 081220

National Talkblack 081220

We had: Jordan Oliver, founder and director of FNQ hooked joining Trendy Trev live in the studio to yarn about his clothing brand. FNQ Hooked is an Aboriginal Designed & Themed Clothing, showcasing artwork from Indigenous artist “Malla” -. Jordan Oliver who incorporated his father Dale Oliver – Malla – Aboriginal art pieces to bring…

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