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We had: Dr Pouya Faridi from the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute talking about how a collaborative study led by the institute and the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute (ONJCRI) has uncovered new markers that are uniquely present on melanoma tumors and could pave the way for therapeutic vaccines to be developed in the fight against…

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We had: Mikaela French, Solicitor at Marrawah Law discussing the Meriba Omasker Kaziw Kazipa (Torres Strait Islander Child Rearing Practice) Act 2020 was passed by Queensland Parliament last week.The Act is historic for Torres Strait Islander people as it means that traditional adoption and child-rearing practices which have been practiced for many generations is now recognised by…

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We had: Fiona Petersen, The Healing Foundation CEO discussing how they are supporting calls from Health Ministers and health organisations for people to maintain their regular health checks during the COVID-19 pandemic. She says that “regular health checks are vital for the most vulnerable in the community, which includes Stolen Generations survivors.” Dr Angela Dos…

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We had: Maree McCabe, CEO of Dementia Australia discussing how a recent survey has found that discrimination is a real issue for people living with dementia. Three out of four people who live with dementia say people don’t keep in touch like they used to, while 65% say people they know have been avoiding or…

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We had: Professor Karin Leder, Head of Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit at the School of Public Health and Preventative Medicine discussing an upcoming study to look at the long term effects of COVID-19 on our front line healthcare workers. Rob Pyne talking about how he is calling for the replacement of inappropriate and racist place…

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We had: Kim Cheater, partner at PwC Australia and Mundanara Bayles Managing Director and Co-Founder of Australian BlackCard Pty Ltd discussing how Indigenous businesses will again have the opportunity to apply for the PwC MURRA Boost Initiative, as part of Indigenous Business Month in October. Last year Mundanara won the initiative and tells us how…

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We had: Mikaela French, Solicitor at Marrawah Law discussing the Meriba Omasker Kaziw Kazipa (Torres Strait Islander Child Rearing Practice) Act 2020 was passed by Queensland Parliament last week. The Act is historic for Torres Strait Islander people as it means that traditional adoption and child-rearing practices which have been practiced for many generations is…

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Professor Terence O’Brien, Chair of Medicine (Neurology) and Head of The Central Clinical School, Monash University, Program Director Alfred Brain and Deputy Director of Research, Alfred Health discussing how more research is needed in regards to sport and brain injury. Lloyd Hornsby, internationally acclaimed Aboriginal artist talking about his Louvre debut post discovering true cultural…

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Maree McCabe, Dementia Australia CEO discussing how leadership and culture change will be a focus in the final Dementia Australia Symposium Series. She says that the series has attracted nearly 3,000 unique attendees from Australia and 20 other countries around the world and will be availiable to view until 20 October. Dr Rhonda Garad, Senior…

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We had: Professor Tom Calma, National Coordinator for Tackling Indigenous Smoking discussing how the SAX institute recently published a paper on the success of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander tobacco control. Andrew Kay, CEO and founder of the World Literacy Foundation talking about how the pandemic is causing a catastrophic rise in illiteracy. Trevor Torrens,…

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