Series: National TalkBlack

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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 โ€“ 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 Capitalโ€™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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National Talkblack 051120

We had: Uday Yadav, who studying his PhD candidate in Public Health at the Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity at UNSW Medicine discussing how a recent UNSW study analysing data from low and middle-income countries show that the COVID-19 pandemic has escalated into a ‘syndemic’ for people with chronic illnesses. Temiah Henaway, GIVIT…

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We had: Tallulah Bieundurry, Kimberley Girl winner talking about her experience in the competition and how the Kimberley Girl program is hoping to expand for Aboriginal women in Western Australia. Dr Kaele Stokes, Executive director of advocacy and research at Dementia Australia discussing how they have welcomed the inclusion of dementia-specific recommendations by Counsel Assisting…

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We had: Robert Cooley, 30-year National Parks and Wildlife Service veteran joined by Gamay rangers Robert Russell, Harley Lester, Bryce Liddell talking about how over the last 18 months an all-Indigenous outfit has joined a push to better protect native wildlife in Gamay country. The La Perouse Local Aboriginal Land Council hope the rangers can…

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National Talkblack 021120

We had: Commissioner Romlie Mokak from the Productivity Commission talking about how the Commission released a proposed Indigenous Evaluation Strategy putting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people at its centre. Better outcomes will be achieved if the values, expertise and lived experiences of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are reflected in what is evaluated,…

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