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Public Drunkenness laws; and the Victorian Budget

Jill Gallagher, CEO of the Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (VACCHO), reflects on how the Victorian State Budget impacts Aboriginal Communities; and Victorian Attorney-General Jill Hennessy discusses the repeal of public drunkenness…


Closing the Gap; and Structural Violence in Child Protection

Professor Hugh Taylor AC, Melbourne Laureate Professor, talks about Closing The Gap on Indigenous eye health; and Damian Griffis, CEO First Peoples Disability Network, talks about First Nations people with disability raising injustice…


Family Matters Report 2020 and Racism in the Workplace

Sue-Anne Hunter, Chair of Family Matters, talks about 'The Family Matters Report 2020' findings of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander children taken away from their families at alarming rates; and Lisa Annese CEO…


Pat Anderson & Justin Mohamed

Social justice trailblazer Pat Anderson AO talks about sharing the Uluru Statement from the Heart with multicultural communities, and working toward translating it into more than 60 languages; and Justin Mohamed, Victorian Commissioner…



SBS Director of Indigenous Content Tanya Denning-Orman talks to fill-in host Paul Gorrie about NITV's NAIDOC Week lineup.

With presenter Paul Gorrie, filling in for Daniel James.

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


Future Dreaming; and Djab Wurrung destruction

Kent Morris, CEO of The Torch, talks about the online exhibition ‘Future Dreaming’ featuring artworks created within Victorian prisons during the pandemic; and Djab Wurrung woman Sissy Eileen Austin expresses her grief for…


Trees in southeast Australian Aboriginal cultures; and ‘Music Culture Change.’

Dr Brian Martin talks about a new project aiming to produce an Indigenous-led study on the significance of trees in southeast Australian Aboriginal cultures; and Luke Briscoe, aka DJ DIMULJI (MYSTIC) chats about…


Sustainable Development and the Budget

Architect Jefa Greenaway reflects on the United Nations sustainable development goals; and Lee Sheppeard, PhD candidate, UQ Poche Centre for Indigenous Health and School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences, The University of…


The Greens, the Uluru Statement, and Deadly Science

Lawyer and researcher Eddie Synot comments on the Greens changed position on the Uluru Statement From The Heart; and NSW 2020 Young Australian Of The Year Corey Tutt chats 'Deadly Science' and his…


Jack Latimore and Thomas Mayor

Writer Jack Latimore shares his response to the Black Lives Matter movement, discussing his new essay for 'Meanjin Quarterly' called ‘Through a Mask, Breathing’. Then author Thomas Mayor joins Daniel to discuss his…

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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.