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Djon Mundine

Bandjalung artist, writer, curator and activist Djon Mundine discusses the King and Wood Malleson contemporary First Nations Art Award and exhibition, which is showing at 45Downstairs. With presenter Vanessa Morris, filling in for…


Jon Altman on the NT Intervention

ANU Emeritus Professor Jon Altman discusses his recent article on the harmful policy legacies of the Northern Territory Intervention, which was instilled fourteen years ago. With presenter Daniel James.

Article: https://arena.org.au/lest-we-forget-the-harmful-policy-legacies-of-the-northern-territory-intervention/

Website: https://www.rrr.org.au/explore/programs/the-mission


Luke Pearson

Gamilaraay man, founder and CEO of Indigenous X, Luke Pearson, joins presenter Daniel James to discuss an article that he and Natalie Cromb wrote for Indigenous X about Critical Race Theory. 

Article: https://indigenousx.com.au/critical-race-theory-what-isnt-it/


Justin Mohamed on Aboriginal Kids in Custody

Victorian Commissioner for Aboriginal Children and Young People and Gooreng Gooreng man, Justin Mohamed, joins presenter Daniel James to discuss the ‘Our Youth, Our Way’ report, the result of a three year inquiry…


Grant Hansen and Tanna Draper Nagas

Grant Hansen, Taungarung man, broadcaster, footy commentator and co-host of the Marngrook Footy Show discusses Adam Goodes declining the AFL Hall of Fame invitation; and Tanna Draper Nagas, a teacher at Lilydale Heights…


Catherine Liddle and Selwyn Button

Catherine Liddle, Arrernte/Luritja woman and CEO of SNAICC, the National Voice of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, discusses the crisis of the over representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in…


Nerita Waight and Kado Muir

CEO of the Victorian Aboriginal Legal Services, Yorta Yorta woman Nerita Waight, talks about how Victoria’s bail laws disproportionately affect Aboriginal women, and also what the recent Budget cuts have meant for the…


Professor Eleanor Bourke and Ian Hamm

Newly Appointed Chair of Victoria's Historic Truth-Telling Commission, the Yoo-rrook Justice Commission, Professor Eleanor Bourke, discusses the importance of truth-telling for our collective history; and Ian Hamm, Chair of the Board of Directors…


Professor Sandy O'Sullivan and Dr Emma Lee

Professor Sandy O’Sullivan, a Wiradjuri person and an expert on critical race theory, discusses anti-racism and why there has been pushback from the Right; and Dr Emma Lee explores the proposed changes to…


Brendan Kennedy and Professor Bronwyn Carlson

Tati Tati man Brendan Kennedy, a delegate for Murray Lower Darling Rivers Indigenous Nations,  talks to Daniel about The Murray Darling River Basin and what has gone wrong; and Professor Bronwyn Carlson from…

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Exploring the issues that impact the lives of Aboriginal people and those at the wrong end of social justice in this country.