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SNAICC's Catherine Liddle and artist Jandamarra Cadd

SNAICC CEO and Arrernte/Luritja woman Catherine Liddle, talks about the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day, which is coming up on 4th August; and Yorta Yorta and Dja Dja Warung artist…

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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…

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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

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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/

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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Veronica Gorrie

Veronica Gorrie, a proud Gunai/Kurnai woman, talks to presenter Daniel James about her new book, Black and Blue; an honest and sometimes harrowing account of her life as an Aboriginal woman in the…

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Neil Morris

Neil Morris discusses the illegal felling of trees at The Flats on Yorta Yorta country. With presenter Daniel James.

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

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Priscilla Atkins and Sue-Anne Hunter

Priscilla Atkins, Co-Chair of The National Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander Legal Service (NATSILS) discusses Black Deaths in Custody. Then, social worker and social justice advocate Sue-Anne Hunter on the March For Justice movement…

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Fiona Peterson and Geraldine Atkinson

Healing Foundation CEO Fiona Petersen discusses the Aged Care Royal Commission and its implications for members of the stolen generations. Then, Aunty Geraldine Atkinson, First Nations People of Assembly Co-Chair and Bangerang and…

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Dr Damien Finch and Dr June Oscar AO

Dr Damien Finch from the University of Melbourne's School of Earth Sciences, tells Daniel how Australia's oldest rock art painting has been identified. Then, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner June…

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Naomi Moran and Dr Jason Agostino

Naomi Moran, First Nations Media Australia Vice-Chair, discusses how the Facebook ban on Australian media content affects First Nations communities; and Dr Jason Agostino, National Aboriginal Controlled Community Organisation (NACCHO) Medical Advisor, talks…

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Jadah Pleiter and Nala Mansell

Jadah Pleiter discusses providing the Victorian public with a deeper understanding into the State’s true history with the new campaign, 'Deadly And Proud.' And Nala Mansell, Campaign Coordinator at the Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre…

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Associate Professor Fiona Johnson

UNSW Engineering Associate Professor Fiona Johnson discusses her recent report regarding up to 22 sacred Indigenous sites and important river systems being under threat in the Northern Territory. With presenter Daniel James. 

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Archie Roach and Catherine Liddle

New SNAICC CEO Catherine Liddle talks about the challenges facing Aboriginal children in 2021; and Archie Roach talks about his memoir 'Tell Me Why: the Story of My Life and My Music', which…

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Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage report; and William Cooper’s legacy

Productivity Commissioner Romlie Mokak explores the release of the Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage report; and Dr. Lois Peeler discusses William Cooper's legacy with respect to the German government officially apologising for its refusal to…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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NAIDOC week on NITV

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

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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Investigating police brutality; and First Nations country music

Nerita Waight, Co Chair of National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services (NATSILS), discusses a proposal for an independent police oversight body for investigating instances of police brutality. And journalist Rachael Hocking…

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Racism and the AFL; and Heritage Destruction Consequences

Professor Barry Judd, Director of Indigenous Studies at the University of Melbourne, talks to Daniel about racism and the AFL. And Jamie Lowe, CEO of the National Native Title Council, talks about new…

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Marcia Langton on Heritage Site Destruction

Professor Marcia Langton AM discusses the impact of mining companies on Aboriginal heritage sites, ahead of the WA Government releasing its draft Aboriginal Heritage Protection Bill.  With presenter Daniel James.

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

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Vietnam Veterans Day and Torres Strait Island climate action

Michael Bell from the Australian War Memorial talks about Aboriginal servicemen in the Vietnam War; and Torres Strait Island man Yessie Mosby talks about the legal action and  fight to save the Torres…

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Renaming cheese

Academic and anti-racism campaigner Dr. Stephen Hagan discusses his 20 year campaign to re-name a brand of cheese. With presenter Daniel James.
Website:  https://www.rrr.org.au/explore/programs/the-mission

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Closing The Gap and COVID in Urban Aboriginal Communities

Catherine Liddle, CEO of First Nations Media, talks to Daniel about the new national agreement on Closing the Gap. And Daniel McAullay discusses the threat of the pandemic on urban aboriginal communities.

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Raise The Age and Black Lives still Matter

Roxanne Moore, Executive Officer from NATSILS (National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Service) discusses why we need to raise the age of criminal responsibility. And Meriki Onus, co-founder of Warriors of the…

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Crisis line ‘Brother To Brother’; and Murray Darling Basin

Alan Thorpe, Director of Dardi Munwurro (Strong Spirit) 24 hr crisis line 'Brother To Brother' talks about the important work of  on supporting Aboriginal men through COVID; and Fred Hooper, Chairperson, Northern Basins…

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Truth Telling Process & Aboriginal Lives Matter

Marcus Stewart, Co-Chair of the First People's Assembly of Victoria, talks about the Victorian Government’s support for a truth-telling process; and Tracey Hanshaw, founder of Justice Aunties Inc, talks about NITV's premiere of…