Series: National TalkBlack

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We had: Steven Satour, campaign manager at R U OK? talking about ‘Stronger Together’, a targeted suicide prevention campaign for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. The campaign encourages people to engage and offer support to their family, friends and colleagues who may be struggling with life. The resources feature engaging and authentic stories that…

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We had: Janina Harding, Artistic Director of the Cairns Indigenous Art Fair , talking about ticketed events and workshops CIAF will be holding this year. Sean Choolburra, community influencer and supporter talking about the “Stop it at the start campaign”. The campaign encourages adults to positively influence the attitudes and behaviours of young people aged…

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We had: Bianca Hunt, Founder of AGNT BLAK talking about her launch on the 14th of July. Their aim is to provide a safe environment for First Nations Talent to thrive in mainstream spaces and entertainment industries. Talent will range from Media Personalities to Speakers and with the newest addition to society, Influencers. Check out…

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We had: Andre Borrell, producer and director of Envoy: Shark Cull. The filmmakers boldly claim that any person who views the film—even people terrified of sharks—will become an advocate against the QLD and NSW shark control programs—such is the overwhelming level and gravity of evidence in the film. Along with a compelling body of proof,…

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We had: Dr Terri Janke, Solicitor and Director of Terri Janke and Company Pty Ltd talking about the release of her new book ‘True Tracks’. True Tracks is a groundbreaking work that paves the way for respectful and ethical engagement with Indigenous cultures. Using real-world cases and personal stories, award-winning Meriam/Wuthathi lawyer Dr Terri Janke…

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We had: Fiona Cornforth, Healing Foundation CEO talking about how the Healing Foundation celebrates NAIDOC Week with a focus on the rich and diverse history, cultures, and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and the opportunity for all Australians to do the same. The Healing Foundation is working towards addressing the impacts of…

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We had: Dr Scott Winch, World Vision Australia First Nations Policy Advisor talking about how the best way to promote a shared understanding of First Nations culture in Australia is through education, a recent poll has found. Seven in 10 Australians surveyed also agree education is the key to “reducing racism”. Dr Winch said the…

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We had: Maree Clarke, Melbourne-based Indigenous artist and designer talking about her exhibition ‘Ancestral Memories’. Clarke is a pivotal figure in the reclamation of south-east Australian Aboriginal art and cultural practices and has a passion for reviving and sharing elements of Aboriginal culture that were lost – or lying dormant – as a consequence of…

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We had: Kevin Sumpton, CEO and Director of the Australian National Maritime Museum joining Trev in the studio to talk about the Museum’s recent acquisition of the replica vessel ‘Duyfken.’ The Dufken, a small Dutch ship, was the first European vessel to make a recorded visit tot he shore of what is now Australia in…

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National Talkblack 160621

We had: Elida Faith – Labor for Leichhardt talking to Trev about various topics such as the Eco Fiesta that was held last weekend at Munro Martin Park, community and housing and more. Worrin Williams, Oxfam‘s Straight Talk Coordinator talking about how Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women from across Australia can now apply to…

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