Series: National TalkBlack

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National Talkblack 041121

We had: Dr Mahesh Bandarupalli, GP at Guardian Medical and specialises in Internal Medicine, Diabetes, Pediatrics, Skin Cancer, Cardiorespiratory and Infectious Diseases, talking about AstraZeneca announces new treatment listed on the PBS to help manage COPD, Australia’s fifth leading cause of death. Australians with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) now have access to a new…

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National Talkblack 021121

We had: Jodie Cockatoo, Yothu Yindi member and backup singer/songwriter since 1993, talking about Writing in the sand – The epic story of legendary band Yothu Yindi and how their song ‘Treaty’ gave voice to a movement. Jodie joined Yothu Yindi when she was just a ‘shy, naïve’ nineteen-year-old living in Cairns. Next minute, the…

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National Talkblack 271021

We had: Professor Rueben Bolt, Deputy Vice-Chancellor First Nations Leadership at Charles Darwin University, talking about First Nations senior elder awarded honorary doctorate at on-country ceremony. Respected senior elder, ceremony man, ranger and scholar from Central Arnhem Land, Otto Bulmaniya Campion (Gamarrang), has been awarded an honorary Doctor of Letters by Charles Darwin University (CDU)…

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National Talkblack 261021

We had: Meredith Burgmann, President of the New South Wales Legislative Council, talking about winners announced for 29th Annual Ernies Awards for Sexism. The ‘Ernies’, are Australian awards for comments deemed misogynistic. Donna Green, Environmental Scientist talking about tracking health and climate change report. Action to minimise, and adapt to, the effects of climate change…

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National Talkblack 251021

We had: Dr. Nicole Yap, General Surgeon specialising in breast and reconstructive procedures, talking about Free and subsided breast cancer genetic tests during October. During Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October the Australian Breast Care Centre (ABCC) will be running #CheckThoseBreasts campaign to promote the importance of awareness and early detection in diagnosing and treating…

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National Talkblack 221021

We had: Suzanne Andrews, CEO and Project Lead of Gurriny Yealamucka Health Service Aboriginal Corporation, talking about 20 new research projects transform Indigenous health research in Australia. Gurriny Seeks to enhance the evidence base of the Family Wellbeing Empowerment Program and other social and emotional wellbeing programs through methodologically rigorous evaluations and incorporating quantitative components…

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National Talkblack 211021

We had: Emily Carter and Lauren Rice from Marninwarntikura Women’s Resource Centre, also talking about the 20 new research projects transform Indigenous health research in Australia. Marinwarntikura Women’s Resource Centre is to provide information on longitudinal outcomes for adolescents in remote Aboriginal Australia, identify whether implementation of individual Lililwan Management Plans was achieved, and document…

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National Talkblack 201021

We had: Ken Georgetown, CEO and Project Lead of Murri Watch – Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Corporation, talking about 20 new research projects transform Indigenous health research in Australia. Ken’s project is Murri Watch, supported youth accommodation. To develop the most effective supported accommodation service delivery model for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young…

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National Talkblack 291021

We had: Elida Faith – Labor for Leichhardt, talking about the government’s new voter suppression laws. The Morrison-Joyce Government yesterday introduced changes to electoral laws into Federal Parliament designed to make it harder for First Nations people to vote. Queensland Labor Senator Nita Green said this was a deliberate attempt by the Morrison-Joyce Government to…

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National Talkblack 281021

We had: Peter O’Mara, RACGP Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Faculty Chair, talking about RACGP calls for adequate funding for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander healthcare. The RACGP General Practice: Health of the Nation report shows promise for the future of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health – but adequate funding for GPs and…

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