Series: National TalkBlack

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We had: Trendy Trev caught up with Aretha Brown, a Gumbaynggirr woman and accomplished “painter, decolonizer, dreamboat” earlier last week to talk about how on the 28th of March at Kambri at ANU, four prominent female artists from around Australia will discuss their art and area of activism, sharing powerful ideas, diverse perspectives and inspiring…

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We had: Leah Cameron, Founder and Principal Solicitor at Marrawah Law talking about the recent Australian March 4 Justice. Tens of thousands of people turned out to marches across Australia earlier this week, protesting against the sexual abuse and harassment of women in the country. They were spurred by a recent wave of allegations of…

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We had: Airileke, Director of Gaba Musik talking about the upcoming PASIFIX concert which he is artistically directing. PASIFIX spotlights Australia’s proud Pacific Islander community and the impact their artists are having on Australia’s music scene. PASIFIX will be held at the Bowl in Melbourne on the 10th of April 2021. For more info: https://liveatthebowl.com.au/pasifix…

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We had: Associate Professor Chandra Balaratnasigam from the Lions Eye Institute talking about how a new eye clinic to treat children and adolescents will help to reduce blindness in Western Australian children with diabetes. The clinic is a collaboration between the Lions Eye Institute and Perth Children’s Hospital, and is part of the new Perron…

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We had: Dr Fatima Yaqoot, Senior Research Fellow at James Cook University’s Mount Isa Centre for Rural and Remote Health talking about how a new analysis of sleep health studies has found Indigenous Australian children suffer disproportionately from sleep problems. She says “access to sleep health care is lacking for Indigenous children. Data from sleep…

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We had: Associate Professor Holly Seale, UNSW Medicine and Health discussing improving COVID-19 vaccine rollout engagement with diverse communites. Researchers examine the challenges faced in communicating and engaging with people from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse communities, as well as strategies that are needed to enhance the rollout of the vaccine program for these communities. This…

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We had: Deline Briscoe, Director, Gaba Musik talking about the events ‘BLAKTIVISM’ and ‘PASIFIX’ which her and her business partner Airileke are artistically directing in Melbourne. For more info on ‘BLAKTIVISM’: https://liveatthebowl.com.au/blaktivism For more info on ‘PASIFIX’: https://liveatthebowl.com.au/pasifix Dr Scott Winch, World Vision’s First Nations Policy and Advisor talking about how COVID increased education gap…

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We had: Sarah Baxter, political candidate for the Informed Medical Options Party and Natural Health and Freedom of Choice Advocate talking about concerns for Aboriginal Community Health as the Queensland government rolls out COVID-19 vaccination. For more info on what Sarah has to say: https://avn.org.au/…/concerns-for-aboriginal-community…/ BBM’s freelance journalist Carli Willis catches up with the team…

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We had: Hannah Presley, Curator of Indigenous Art at the National Gallery of Victoria talking about the Big Weather Exhibition, an exclusive exhibition exploring the sophisticated understanding of weather systems that exist within Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural knowledge, opening 12 March 2021 at The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia. The exhibition highlights the…

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We had: Dr Leander Mitchell, Clinical Psychologist, Clinical Neuropsychologist and Senior Lecturer at The University of Queensland talking about how developing culturally appropriate assessments for people living with dementia in the Torres Strait is just one of 12 new projects that will share in nearly $1 million in grants to conduct ground-breaking dementia research. She…

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