Series: National TalkBlack

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We had: Mercy Jumo, World Vision Australia‘s Child Rights senior policy advisor talking about how the battle to end violence against children is critically underfunded in Australia’s region, despite one billion children globally experiencing violence, costing economies up to $AU9.15 trillion a year, a report by World Vision has revealed. Dr Tim Murphy, Leukaemia Foundation…

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We had: Russell Mullet, Gunaikurnai Land and Waters Aboriginal Corporation (GLaWAC) Reconciliation Action Plan Manager talking about how a study led by Monash University and the GLaWAC researchers have found food remains of Bogong moths on a stone tool in a cave in the foothills of the Australian Alps in Victoria. The findings provide insights…

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We had: Sandy Sanderson, CEO of Elektra Life Pty Ltd and Andre’a Simmons, Australian Anti Ice Campaign (AAIC) CEO and Founder talking about how they have partnered to help drug users recover. The AAIC and Elektra Magnesium have teamed up to get the message to the public that the use of transdermal (absorbed via the…

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We had: Jimmy Kyle, Founder/frontman and chief songwriter of Chasing Ghosts which is a Aboriginal led punk-rock band talking about their first track ‘Summer’ from a forthcoming EP titled ‘Homelands’. “Summer” finds Jimmy singing in both English, and for the first time ever, in his native tongue as he explores the horrors of the 1856…

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We had: Gabrielle O’Kane, CEO of the National Rural Health Alliance (the Alliance) talking about how people in rural, regional and remote communities bear the brunt of health effects from our changing climate, prompting the Alliance to recommend tangible government measures. The ‘Position paper: Rural health policy in a changing climate – three key issues’,…

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We had: Leah Cameron, Marrawah Law Founder and Principal Solicitor talking about surveillance in the workplace as it becomes increasingly prevalent in many workplaces, with the assistance of advances in technology. Leah talks about your rights as an employee and your employers. Kay Zaro, Indigenous Basketball Australia (IBA) Manager talking about the upcoming Indigenous Community…

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We had: Luke Carroll, Actor, Playschool Presenter, and musician Emma Donovan who are both Hearing Australia’s Hearing Assessment Program – Early Ears’ (HAPEE) ambassadors. HAPEE is a result of a $30 million investment by the Australian Government to reduce the long term effects of ear disease in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children as research…

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We had: Senior Constable Nicole O’Rourke from Edmonton Police with their weekly WhichWay Yarning segment, this week they talk about road safety. Damian Sing, Aboriginal Ranger in the NT talking about how the carbon industry in the Top End of the Northern Territory (NT) has its first qualified Aboriginal rangers in carbon farming and verification…

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We had: Rob Pyne, Cairns Region Councillor as a member of the Socialist Alliance talking about ‘Blackfellows Creek Park’ here in Cairns being renamed ‘Allan and May Oliver / Bana Gindarja Park’ after Traditional Owners had advised the name is no longer considered culturally appropriate. Allan and May Oliver were traditional owners who had strong…

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We had: Alf Taylor, Renowned Nyoongar Elder, poet and storyteller talking about the release of his new book God, the Devil and Me. Mr Taylor delves into his past to share a unique and highly entertaining autobiography chronicling his life growing up as a member of the Stolen Generations in the infamous New Norcia Mission,…

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