Series: National TalkBlack

National Talkblack 191120

National Talkblack 191120

We had: Fern and Mikaela from Marrawah Law talking about the High Court decision: Can an Aboriginal person be an alien? On 11 February 2020, the High Court of Australia had to decide whether Aboriginal persons can be deported under the Migration Act using the ‘alien power’ in the Constitution. Dr Marilyn Clarke and Dr…

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National Talkblack 181120

We had: Greg Lucas, Financial planning expert from UniSA online discussing how budgeting for a drop in JobKeeper payments post Christmas is necessary. With businesses receiving JobKeeper payments having to requalify, Mr Lucas predicts a number of businesses will no longer qualify for JobKeeper payments in the new year. Leaving thousands of Australians potentially without…

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National Talkblack 171120

We had: Myles Russell-Cook, National Gallery of Victoria‘s (NGV) curator of Indigenous Art and the DESTINY exhibition talking about how NGV will reopen The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia at Federation Square to the public on Monday 23 November 2020. Visitors will experience the premiere retrospective exhibition DESTINY, showcasing the work of one of Australia’s…

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National Talkblack 161120

We had: Alinta Barlow, Member of Ngunnawal Community Language Group following up Michael Ramalli, AIATSIS Deputy Chief Executive Officer / Chief Operating Officer discussing the recent naming of the their building ‘Maraga’, a Ngunnawal word for a strong and robust shield. Ian Hamm, First Nations Foundation Chairperson talking about how they are on a mission…

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National Talkblack 131120

We had: Mikaela French and Alexandra Hohoi from Marrawah Law discussing the Aboriginal Flag Senate Committee Inquiry. The Aboriginal Flag is a powerful symbol that represents the identity, connection to land and culture of Aboriginal People across the nation. Despite the significant cultural importance, the Aboriginal Flag is the only National Flag that is privately…

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National Talkblack 121120

We had: Michael Ramalli, AIATSIS Deputy CEO discussing how after nearly two decades, AIATSIS hqw officially named its building Marage, a Ngunnawal word for a strong and robust shield. Chris Borrell, The Fathering Project QLD and NT Schools Manager talking about how The Fathering Project is launching in the NT this month. Chris yarns about…

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National Talkblack 111120

We had: Stacey Pidgeon, National Manager – Research and Policy, Royal Life Saving Society Australia discussing how key new research reveals significant drop in drowning deaths of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. There has been a 47% decrease in the past 10 years. Davinder Hart, Aboriginal artist talking about how Hearing Australia embraces NAIDOC…

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National Talkblack 101120

We had: Cecilia Alfonso, manager at Warlukurlangu Artists Aboriginal Corporation discussing how the AIATSIS Indigenous Art Market has gone virtual this year and what events are being held in the nations capital this Naidoc week. Linda Burney, Shadow Minister for Indigenous Australians talking about Naidoc 2020 and Labor’s commitment to Uluru. Leonard Hill, Executive Director,…

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National Talkblack 091120

We had: Craig Ritchie, AIATSIS CEO talking about how Indigenous art shined high and bright across the capital on Sunday night to bring in Naidoc week. The light show brings a new dimension to the Capital’s NAIDOC Week celebrations. For just the second time in its 5O years, The Carillon will shine a light on…

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National Talkblack 061120

We had: Mikaela French and Alexandra Hohoi from Marrawah Law discussing the Aboriginal Flag Senate Committee Inquiry. The Aboriginal Flag is a powerful symbol that represents the identity, connection to land and culture of Aboriginal People across the nation. Despite the significant cultural importance, the Aboriginal Flag is the only National Flag that is privately…

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