Presented by Paul Gorrie

Interview

The Mission: Sissy Austin On The Destruction Of A Sacred Tree On Djab Wurrung Country

Djab Wurrung woman Sissy Austin wrote the piece “The destruction of a sacred tree on Djab Wurrung country has broken our hearts” for The Guardian. She joins fill-in host Paul Gorrie (co-host of Still Here) to discuss the traumatic effects of the tree’s destruction, the tree’s importance, how people can offer support, and more.

To find out more, head to Sissy Austin’s Instagram and Meriki Onus’ Twitter.

Photo: Julian Meehan (CC BY 2.0)

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