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Ian Hamm on Issues Affecting First Nations People

Yorta Yorta man and Chairperson of the First Nations Foundation, Ian Hamm talks about a range of issues affecting Aboriginal communities. Ian talks about the Black Lives Matter movement, and the importance of…

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Lee-Anne Carter and Paul Paton

Wiradjuri and Noongar woman, and Statewide Community Justice Program Leader for the Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service (VALS), Lee-Anne Carter, talks about the ‘Raise the Age’ campaign, which aims to increase the Australian age…

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Chelsea Watego on her new book

Chelsea Watego, Munanjahli and South Sea Islander woman born and raised on Yuggera country, and Professor of Indigenous Health at Queensland University of Technology, talks about her collection of essays ‘Another Day in…

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Bain Attwood and Yessie Mosby

Bain Attwood, Professor of History at Monash University, discusses his book on Aboriginal activist and Yorta Yorta man, William Cooper. The book titled ‘William Cooper: An Aboriginal Life Story’, is a tribute to…

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Shaun "Silk" Burgoyne and Professor Eleanor Bourke

Shaun Burgoyne talks about his career in the AFL, as well as his new book ‘Silk: Football, Family, Respect’; and Wergaia/Wamba Wamba woman and Chair of the Yoo-rrook Justice Commission, Professor Eleanor Bourke…

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Chrissy Grant and Jill Gallagher

Kuku Yulanji and Mualgal woman, and Chairperson of the Wet Tropics Management Authority, Chrissy Grant, talks about the recent regaining of ownership of the Daintree Tropical Rainforest by its rightful owners, the Kuku…

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Karinda Taylor on the services of the First Peoples’ Health and Wellbeing organisation

First Peoples’ Health and Wellbeing is a dynamic Aboriginal community-controlled health service aiming to improve access to affordable primary health care in urban Melbourne. Wamba Wamba woman and Chief Executive Officer at First…

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Lee-Anne Carter and Fiona Cornforth

Lee-Anne Carter, Statewide Community Justice Programs Leader at Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service, talks about the Federal Court case that has been launched against the Morrison Government, seeking fair and equal access to the…

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Author Claire G. Coleman and Director Allan Clarke

Proud Wirlomin-Noongar woman and author Claire G. Coleman talks about her new book ‘Lies, Damned Lies: A Personal Exploration of the Impact of Colonisation’, a book taking the reader on a journey through…

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Journalist Karla Grant and author Thomas Mayor

Presenter, producer, and journalist Karla Grant talks about the situation surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak in Wilcannia, as well as her report on the situation for 'Living Black'; and Torres Strait Islander man and…

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Brendan Kennedy on restoring cultural flows to the Murray-Darling rivers and Paul Paton on the new cultural landscape strategy

Brendan Kennedy, Tatti Tatti man and delegate for Murray Lower Darling Rivers Indigenous Nations (MLDRIN), talks about the impact of mismanagement and inaction on the rivers, explaining the significance of the rivers to…

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COVID in Shepparton and Melb Uni's new Dilin Duwa Centre

Shannon Drake, Proud Wamba Wamba/Jaara woman and Executive Manager of Health and Wellbeing at the Rumbalara Aboriginal Cooperative in Shepparton, talks about the positive response from the local Indigenous community regarding the recent…

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Senator Lidia Thorpe on Closing the Gap and Lionel Austin on the Vaccine Rollout

Gunnai-Gunditjmara woman, and Senator representing the Australians Greens, Lidia Thorpe, talks about the realities of the most recent ‘Closing the Gap’ report, as well as her experience as a Senator in Canberra. Senator…

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Artist Thelma Beeton and Filmmaker Tiriki Onus on his documentary

Description: Palawa woman and artist Thelma Beeton talks about her artwork featured in Banj Banj/nawnta, an exhibition presented by The Torch at Counihan Gallery. Thelma talks about the meaning behind her artwork…

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Professor Anita Heiss on Indigenous Writing and her new Novel

Proud Wiradjuri woman, author, activist, and social commentator Professor Anita Heiss discusses her new novel Bila Yarrudhanggalangdhuray: River of Dreams, with presenter Daniel James. In this special long-form interview, Anita also discusses…

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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…