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The Founding of the Treaty Authority

Daniel James speaks to Jidah Clark, chair of the newly established Treaty Authority, an independant body to oversee treaty negotiations in Victoria.

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Live Prison Radio Broadcasting with Beyond The Bars

Beyond the Bars is an institution on Melbourne radio.

Shiralee Hood and Ty Wallace join host of The Mission Daniel James to talk about the 3CR program's history and what to expect from…

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Deputy Chair of the Yoorrook Justice Commission Travis Lovett

Daniel James speaks with Traditional Owner & Deputy Chair of the Yoorrook Justice Commission Travis Lovett, regarding land, water, sky hearings and injustice.

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Koori youth future and environmental laws/consultations with first peoples

Daniel yarns with Yuin man Dr Jack Pascoe, a senior research fellow at the University of Melbourne focusing on environmental laws and consultation with First Peoples. Also via phone, Drew Paten, Marram Nganyin…

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Let's discuss Child Protection with Commissioner April Lawrie

Daniel James is joined by Rachael Maza, Artistic Director of the Ilbijerri Theatre, talks about their upcoming Healing Stories Symposium being held in partnership with the University of Melbourne.

Daniel also speaks with…

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The Importance of Redress Schemes for Members of the Stolen Generation

Yorta Yorta man and member of the Stolen Generation Ian Hamm joins host Daniel James to discuss the need for meaningful redress schemes that benefit members of the Stolen Generation (as outlined in…

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Talking Treaty with First Peoples' Assembly of Victoria Co-Chair, Ngarra Murray

Co-chair of the First Peoples' Assembly of Victoria, Ngarra Murray joins host of the mission Daniel James to talk about Treaty. Despite the lack of bipartisan support after the state opposition's backflip from…

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Voice to Parliament: What Went Wrong?

Daniel James is joined by Yorta Yorta man Ian Hamm, who reflects on the failure of the Voice to Parliament referendum and what was a tumultuous year for First Nations communities.

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Reflections on the referendum with Professor Megan Davis

A proud Cobble Cobble woman of the Barunggam Nation, Professor Megan Davis is an accomplished constitutional lawyer and human rights activist. She featured prominently as an advocate for The Voice to Parliament in…

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The referendum aftermath with Thomas Mayo

Author and activist, Thomas Mayo, was one of the most prominent advocates for the Voice to Parliament at the October 14 referendum. He speaks with host of The Mission, Daniel James, on…

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Professor Gary Foley on his life in activism

Professor Gary Foley joins Daniel James, host of The Mission, to talk about his life in activism and the origins of Blak/Palestinian solidarity, as well as America's influence on Australia.

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Now & Forever, We Stand Together With Briggs

Daniel chats with multi-talented, Yorta Yorta man and self-proclaimed 'Senator' Adam Briggs and the Co-Chair of the First Nations Assembly of Victoria, Gunditjmara man Rueben Berg. They tackle ongoing concerns and public opinion…

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Who are we really? With Ian Hamm

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander listeners are advised that this episode contains the names of people who have passed away.

Daniel James analyses the current state of The Voice Referendum with Ian Hamm…

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Dr Tamar Hopkins and Nerita Waight

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander listeners are advised that this episode contains the names of people who have passed away.

Lawyer Dr Tamar Hopkins and VALS CEO Nerita Waight join Daniel James on…

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Sue-Anne Hunter on the Yoorrook Justice Commission's Landmark First Report

Wurundjeri woman and Yoorrook Justice Commissioner Sue-Anne Hunter joins Daniel James of The Mission. The pair discuss the Commission's Report into the Child Protection and Criminal Justice Systems and the urgent need…

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Radiothon Special with Jacinta Parsons

Daniel James and Jacinta Parsons reunite for Radiothon 2023. They discuss all things Triple R, Radiothon, read out new subscriber names and talk about what it means to support The Mission through subscribing.

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Rueben Berg and Ngarra Murray, Co-Chairs of First Peoples’ Assembly of Victoria

Daniel James speaks to Rueben Berg and Ngarra Murray, newly elected Co-Chairs of First Peoples’ Assembly of Victoria, about the Treaty and the Voice to Parliament.

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GetUp's CEO Larissa Baldwin-Roberts and writer Melissa Lucashenko

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander listeners are advised that this episode contains the names of people who have passed away.

Daniel James pays tribute to Veronica Nelson and reflects on the latest bail…

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Yunupingu tribute and Jamie Lowe

Daniel James pays tribute to Yunupingu, Yolŋu leader, and speaks with Jamie Lowe about the Eastern Maar Native Title claim.

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Damian Bartholomew and Alan Brown

Damian Bartholomew talks about concerns regarding the Queensland government's tough on crime laws and Health Ambassador for VAHS, Alan Brown, discusses the 50th anniversary of VAHS, from its humble beginnings in Gertrude Street…

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Aunty Muriel Bamblett AO and Professor John Maynard

Aunty Muriel Bamblett AO, a Yorta Yorta and Dja Dja Wurrung woman, CEO of Victoria Aboriginal Child Care Agency and representative of Closing the Gap, discusses the Australian Government releasing its second Closing…

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Aunty Geraldine Atkinson and Tanya McDonald

The Mission: Aunty Geraldine Atkinson and Tanya McDonald

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Nerita Waight reflects on the Veronica Nelson inquest

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander listeners are advised that this episode contains the names of people who have died. Nerita Waight, CEO Of Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service (VALS), talks with Daniel about the…

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Year in Review with Ian Hamm

Yorta-Yorta man and Chairperson of the First Nations Foundation, Ian Hamm, drops by the studio to talk about the year in review and the challenges 2023 may hold in raising awareness around Indigenous…

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Meena Singh and the Yoorrook Justice Commission

Meena Singh, Commissioner for Aboriginal Children and Young People, joins Daniel to talk about her recent statement delivered to the Yoorrook Justice Commission. Their chat covers why government support for the field is…

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Aunty Glenda Chalker and Megan Krakouer

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander listeners are advised that this episode contains the names of people who have died. Former Chairperson of the Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Advisory Committee Glenda Chalker talks to Daniel…

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Andrea James and Troy Benjamin

Playwright and Yorta Yorta/Gunaikurnai woman Andrea James discusses her new project ‘Sunshine Supergirl’ at the MTC, and the process in getting it to the theatre stage. Then, speaker, MC and proud Tati Tati…

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Adam Magennis & Madison Connors

Bunurong-based artist and head of Kaptify Art, Adam Magennis discusses his early influences, his unique creative process, and the Queen Victoria Market’s recent decision to remove and ban “inauthentic” Indigenous Art from their…

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Thomas Mayor and Remembering Uncle Jack Charles

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander listeners are advised that this episode contains the names of people who have died. In this episode, Daniel reflects on the State funeral service held for Indigenous actor…

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Dorinda Cox & Sarah Schwartz

Newly-elected WA Senator and Yamatji-Noongar woman Dorinda Cox discusses what her experience of parliament has been like thus far and how we can put a stop to the alarming rates of violence against…

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Vanessa Morris & Eddie Cubillo

Daniel is joined by fellow Triple R presenter Vanessa Morris and also Eddie Cubillo, an Associate Dean of Indigenous Research from Melbourne University, and a proud Larrakia man. Together they discuss the recent…

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Daniel Billy & Uncle Andrew Gardiner

Daniel Billy, member of the ‘Torres Strait Eight’, which recently recorded a historic win at the United Nations over the Morrison Government and its inaction on climate change, discusses how the campaign originated…

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Rachel Perkins and Professor Sandy O’Sullivan

Proud Arrernte/Kalkadoon woman Rachel Perkins discusses her new documentary series “The Australian Wars”, and explores why we fail to recognise our rugged history of imperialism and colonial violence. Then, Professor Sandy O’Sullivan, an…

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A Tribute to Uncle Jack Charles

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander listeners are advised that this episode contains the names of people who have died. In this episode, Daniel pays tribute to the life of actor and activist Uncle…

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Nerita Waight and Aunty Geraldine Atkinson

Nerita Waight, CEO of the Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service (VALS) discusses the effectiveness of Victoria’s police staffing allocation and how this influences the toxic “tough on crime” theme carried throughout Victoria’s election. And…

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Michael Bell

Michael Bell, Director of the Australian War Memorial, talks about recognising Indigenous servicemen and women who served during the Vietnam conflict. With host Daniel James.
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Ngarra Murray and Nadine Miles

Proud Wamba Wamba, Yorta Yorta, Dhudhuroa and Dja Dja Wurrung woman Ngarra Murray, Executive Lead of Oxfam’s First Peoples Program, speaks about Oxfam's Straight Talk National Summit. Kicking off on August 14, the…

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Hon Linda Burney MP, Minister for Indigenous Affairs

Proud Wiradjuri woman and Minister of Indigenous Affairs the Hon Linda Burney MP talks about the proposed referendum that would enshrine an Indigenous Voice to Parliament, and the steps needed to get there…

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June Riemer and Victor Steffensen

Dunghutti woman June Riemer, Deputy CEO, First People's Disability Network, talks about the Royal Commission hearings into the NDIS, and the NDIA failing First Nations People; and descendent of the Tagalaka people, Victor…

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Shelley Ware and Lisa Gropp

Shelley Ware, Proud Yankunyjatjara and Wirangu woman, and formerly part of the ground-breaking NITV football program Marngrook, speaks about the 'Stop It At The Start' campaign that aims to reduce violence against women…