Series: National TalkBlack

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National Talkblack 110820

We had: Pauline Wright, Law Council of Australia President talking about how ‘Justice targets are just a wish list’ and her statement on lack of action to raise the age of incarceration. Professor John Thwaites, Chairman of Monash University‘s Sustainable Development Institute and ClimateWorks Australia discussing his recent appointment to prestigious The Lancet COVID-19 Commssion. Have something happening in your…

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National Talkblack 100820

We had: Scientia Professor Henry Brodaty from UNSW Medicine and Advisory Board member of the Australian Institute for Health and Welfare discussing how Australia’s Health 2020 report shows one in five Australians have a mental health condition. Eileen Berry, Parent Guides founder talks about her new book ‘Teens 101’ that draws upon the latest research, expert advice, and practical…

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We had: Dr Matthew Hare, Menzies School of Health Research PhD student and specialist physician discussing how the rates of diabetes in pregnancy continue to rise in the NT. Dr Hare said “that the impact on Aboriginal women in the NT is particularly concerning, with approximately one in five pregnancies to Aboriginal women in recent years complicated…

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We had: Suzie Brown, Australian Parents for Climate Action National Director talking about how Aussie parents call on the Federal Government to fund solar for every school and early childhood centre as part of the COVID-19 recovery. Maree McCabe, Dementia Australia CEO discussing how extra care and vigilance needed in aged care to protect people living with dementia. She…

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We had: Aunty Rachel Atkinson, Founding CEO for Palm Island Community Company and Board Secretary for SNAICC-National Voice for our Children talking about today being National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day and how we can celebrate it with COVID-19 restrictions in place. Supriya Singh, Honorary Professor in the Graduate School of Business and Law at RMIT…

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We had: Anthony Beven, Partner at Grant Thornton Australia who will be administering the Stolen Wages Settlement Distribution Scheme with Tony Jonsson, Partner & Head of Financial Advisory – Northern Australia at Grant Thornton. Dr Shannon Springer, Australian Indigenous Doctors’ Association Vice President talking about how Indigenous doctors call for public protests to be postponed for the sake of…

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National Talkblack 310720

We had: Fern Newcombe, Marrawah Law Solicitor discussing the investigation of a former high court judge that sexually assaulted judges associates. Fern will also provide information on your rights as an employee if you experience sexual harassment in the workplace. Sophie Harrington, Chief Operating Officer National Organisation for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Australia talking about how food safety ministers…

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National Talkblack 300720

We had: Jillian Comber, Archaeologist and Heritage Consultant discussing how hundreds of ‘exceptionally significant’ artefacts found at Griffith Base Hospital redevelopment site. Julian Leeser MP, Chair of the House of Representatives Indigenous Affairs Committee talking about how the inquiry into food pricing and food security in remote Indigenous communities will hold further public hearings over…

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National Talkblack 290720

We had: Anamika Devi, Lecturer, Early Childhood Education at RMIT university commenting on working from home while home-schooling the kids. David Morris, Environmental Defenders Office CEO talking about how the Federal Environment Minister can still act to protect sacred sites after Gomeroi woman loses court action. Senior Sergeant Glen De Lai from Edmonton Police with their weekly…

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National Talkblack 280720

We had: Ryan Donnelly, Reef Restoration Foundation CEO in the studio talking about his new role as CEO and what he will be doing in the future to help restore our reefs. Nerita Waight, Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service – VALS CEO discussing how the government’s decisions over the next few days and weeks are critical to containing the spread…

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