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The Mission - 28 January 2020

Guest host Rachel Hocking and Lidia Thorpe discuss Invasion Day protests and paying the rent. Then Rachel interviews Sydney singer/songwriter, Akala Newman.

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The Mission - 21 January 2020

Guest host Gizmo D is joined by co-host Yorta Yorta musician, Allara. First up an interview with Boonwurrung man, Steve Parker, about his work in flora and fauna education. Then Creative Director Caroline…

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The Mission - 14 January 2020

Guest host Gizmo D presents selected tracks from Arrente language learing tools from the arrernte-angkentye.online resource. Plus, Bundjalung man and Firesticks Alliance Indigenous Corporation CEO Oliver Costello phone in to discuss cultural burning.

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The Mission - 7 January 2019

Award-winning NITV journalist Madeline Hayman-Reber has been covering the effects of the bushfires in Aboriginal communities. She tells guest host Gizmo D what she’s been seeing and hearing on the ground.

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The Mission - 24 December 2019

Daniel shares a short section of his interview with Dark Emu author Bruce Pascoe from earlier this year and then, deliveres a live reading of his essay 10 more days.

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The Mission - 17 December 2019

Goa-Gunggari-Wakka Wakka Murri woman Leah Purcell is a writer, director and actor. She sits down for an in-depth discussion with Daniel James about her new novel, The Drover’s Wife.

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The Mission - 10 December 2019

Chair of Healing Foundation’s Stolen Generations Reference Group Ian Hamm discusses the ‘Working with Stolen Generations: Understanding Trauma’ guide and kit for GPs; then Victoria Treaty Advancement Commissioner Jill Gallagher AO tells us…

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The Mission - 3 December 2019

The Saturday Paper journalist Rick Morton explains how it only took two days of research to learn that none of Andrew Bolt's claims about Bruce Pascoe’s Dark Emu were borne out by the…

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The Mission - 12 November 2019

Host Daniel James, discusses the Royal Commission into Aboriginal deaths in custody and the police shooting death of a young Warlpiri man. Then Daniel interviews author Tara June Winch.

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The Mission - 5 November 2019

Daniel is joined by First Nations assitant curator at The Australian Museum, Mariko Smith.

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The Mission - 29 October 2019

Claire G. Coleman delves into her second novel, The Old Lie; then, Richard Weston, chief executive of the Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care, discusses the Family Matters report, showing Aboriginal…

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The Mission - 22 October 2019

Thomas Mayor chats about his new book, Finding the Heart of the Nation, and director Charmaine Ingram tells us about her documentary, Tayamangajirri, screening on NITV.

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The Mission - 15 October 2019

Winda-Marra CEO Jason Kanoa discusses the need for Criminal Record Discrimination reform. Daniel also interviews Emeritus Professor Jon Altman about the research he has conducted on the detrimental impact of Newstart on Aboriginal…

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The Mission - 24 September 2019

Professor Marcia Langton talks about the youth edition of her book Welcome to Country; then, Amos Roach gives us the details on his Melbourne Fringe Festival show Neon Corroboree.

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The MIssion - 17 September 2019

Daniel interviews Tyson Yunkaporta about his book Sand Talk: How Indigenous Thinking Can Save The World.

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The Mission - 10 September 2019

Uncle Jack Charles joins Daniel for a convo about his new book, Born Again Blakfella. Then, Victorian Treaty Advancement Commissioner Jill Gallagher provides an update on the process towards Treaty.

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The Mission - 3 September 2019

Daniel speaks with Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (VACCHO) CEO Trevor Pearce about the upcoming repeal of public drunkenness laws, and Tina Raye, Program Manager of The Indigenous Literacy Foundation, about Indigenous…

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The Mission - 27 August 2019

Wiradjeri man and journalist Stan Grant discusses his film, The Australian Dream. Plus, former Greens MP Lidia Thorpe shares her thoughts on Djab Wurrung, The Uluru Statement from the Heart, and Treaty.

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The Mission - 13 August 2019

Daniel interviews Bundjalung woman and the Miles Franklin award-winning novelist Melissa Lucashenko. He also talks to The Deans of Soul about their album Equal.

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The Mission - 30 July 2019

George Newhouse, lawyer for the family in the coronial inquest into the death of Naomi Williams, and Naomi’s best friend Talea Bulger talk to Daniel. Then, Rodney Dillon, Palawa Elder and Indigenous Rights…

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The Mission - 23 July 2019

Director Alex Siddons talks about his documentary The Art of Incarceration. Artist and documentary subject Christopher Austin also joins the conversation. Plus, Joanne Doherty from Elizabeth Morgan House discusses the merry-go-round of disadvantage…

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The Mission - 16 July 2019

Daniel catches up with Eddie Synot, Senior Research Assistant at Griffith University. He also talks to Gunditjmara Elder and Traditional Owner Denis Rose about the World Heritage listing of Budj Bim in Western…

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The Mission - 9 July 2019

Antoinette Braybrook, CEO of the Aboriginal Family Violence Prevention and Legal Service Victoria, discusses the failures of the Parents Next program and her speech to the UN. Later, June Oscar explores Let’s Talk…

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The Mission - 2 July 2019

ABC journalist Steven Schubert talks about his book Mandatory Murder. Daniel is also joined by Justin Mohamed, Commissioner for Aboriginal Children and Young People, discusses the taskforce finding community-based solutions for young Indigenous…

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The Mission - 25 June 2019

Gunditjmara man and filmmaker Richard Frankland reflect on his works and the 2019 NAIDOC theme of ‘Voice. Treaty. Truth.’.

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The Mission - 18 June 2019

Associate Professor and Aboriginal Cardiologist Luke Burchill chats about Indigenous heart health. Later, Natalie Cromb, the Indigenous Affairs Editor of Independent Australia, discusses the recent licensing of the copyright for the Aboriginal flag…

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The Mission - 11 June 2019

Daniel has an extended conversation with Bruce Pascoe about his book Young Dark Emu: A Truer History.

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The Mission - 4 June 2019

Guest host Rachael Hocking, interviews filmmaker Ian Darling about his latest documentary The Final Quarter. Later, Rona Glynn-McDonald chats about the First Nations Bedtime Stories Challenge.

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The Mission - 28 May 2019

Directors Martin Thomas and Béatrice Bijon discuss their doco Etched In Bone, exploring the theft and return of human bones to Arnhem Land. Then, Daniel speaks with CEO of Reconciliation Victoria, Diana David.

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The Mission - 21 May 2019

Daniel talks to Margo Neale, Senior Research Fellow of the National Museum of Australia and principal adviser to the Director on Indigenous Matters, and the newly appointed president of the Community Broadcasting Foundation…

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The Mission - 14 May 2019

Director Dean Gibson tells us about his documentary, Wik vs Queensland, screening at the 2019 Human Rights Arts and Film Festival.

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The Mission - 7 May 2019

Daniel interviews Victorian Treaty Advancement Commissioner and Gunditjmara woman Jill Gallagher AO. He also talks to human rights lawyer and Noongar woman Roxanne Moore.