Series: National TalkBlack

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We had: Hetti Perkins, City of Sydney curatorial advisor talking about how a gleaming six-metre high monument inspired by shell fishing hooks handcrafted and used by local Aboriginal women for generations will soon take pride of place high on the lawns overlooking Sydney harbour. Installation of the public artwork, bara, (the Gadigal word for shell…

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We had: Dr Mariko Smith, First Nations Assistant Curator in the Engagement, Exhibitions & Cultural Connection branch of the Australian Museum (AM) talking about the AM’s Lunchtime Conversation Series. The Lunchtime Conversation Series showcases the stories and ground-breaking work of First Nations leaders across political, environmental and cultural fields. For more information and to book…

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We had: Trevor Prior, Cultural Practice Program Coordinator of the Indigenous Health Service Division of Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) talking about winning the Health and Wellbeing award at the 2021 Queensland Reconciliation Awards. RMHC North Australia is a not-for-profit organisation that supports seriously ill children and their families through practical care programs. As many…

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We had: Warren Entsch MP, Member for Leichhardt, Queensland talking about various topics such as safe places for Cairns women and children escaping violence, safer communities and new local drug action team in Cairns, Cooktown and Lockhart River. Dean Foley, Barayamal Founder and CEO of talking about how they will be partnering with IBM. The…

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We had: Catherine Liddle, SNAICC-National Voice for our Children CEO talking about reconciliation week and the upcoming children’s day in August. Professor the Honourable Kevin Bell AMQC who is one of the five historic truth-telling Commissioners appointed to examine current and past injustices against First nations people – and charter a new shared future for…

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We had: Karen Mundine, CEO of Reconciliation Australia talking about National Reconciliation Week which started on the 27th of May and goes till the 3rd of June. This years’ theme is More than a word. Reconciliation takes action, is asking people to take awareness and knowledge, and use it as a springboard to more substantive,…

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We had: Maurial Spearim, proud Gamilaraay woman, actress and singer talking about the release of her new single ‘Sardine Baby’ which was released ahead of Sorry Day in honour of First Nations artist and Stolen Generation survivor Aunty Sharyn Egan and all the Stolen generation members, whose strength, compassion and resilience continues to inspire us…

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We had: Judi Enoch, Support Coordinator at Ngoonbi Community Services Indigenous Corporation talking about how the Mareeba and Torres Strait Islander community people will be invited to participate in the Indigenous Youth Connection to Culture Program. Participants will be interviewed and invited to attend a workshop to express their concerns, understanding of CSEWB, access to…

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We had: Ben Bjarnesen, Founder and Managing Director of the LGBTQ Domestic Violence Foundation talking about how a shocking one in every two LGBTQ people will experience domestic, family and intimate partner violence and abuse (DV) in their lifetime. So on May 28, the LGBTQ Domestic Violence Foundation will launch its #SeenAndBelieved campaign to shine…

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We had: Leah Cameron, Founder and Principal Solicitor at Marrawah Law talking about how a class action has been launched against the Commonwealth for Stolen Generation. On the 28th of April, the Northern Territory-based survivor of the Stolen Generation issues legal proceedings against the Commonwealth, demanding compensation for the forcible removal from their families as…

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