This week on Deadly Choices Radio, Dan Rennie has a yarn with Deadly Choices Ambassador and Australian weightlifter Brandon Wakeling about his DC activities and preparation for the World Weightlifting Championships. Also with National Carers Week upon us, Dee Horton from the Institute for Urban Indigenous Health talks about their Home Support Team and how they can assist carers across south east Queensland.
On Let’s Talk this morning Boe speaks with Roj Amedi a Kurdish woman who first came to Australia as a humanitarian refugee in the 1990s. Roj Amedi is the Senior Human Rights and Racial Justice Campaigner at GetUp! She is leading Color Code, a movement and platform for Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and migrant communities to advocate and campaign for racial justice. Boe asks Roj about the campaign she works on After helping stop the changes to 18c in the Racial Discrimination Act and the unfair changes to the citizenship in 2017, Color Code is organising and campaigning on issues such as deaths in custody, migrant rights, and about to launch their #NoRacismInPolitics campaign during the upcoming 2018 Victorian state election.
On Let’s Talk this morning Boe and Kaava speak with Dean Parkin from Atlantic Fellows for Social Equity, Last year Dean was heavily involved in what is now known as The Statement From The Heart in Uluru which was attended by 250 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people from around the country who all were involved in local discussion in their own communities. The gathering called for a constitutionally enshrined First Nations Voice which would be able to speak to Parliament, and the establishment of a Makarrata Commission which would lay the foundation for a Treaty between federal and state governments and the First Nations.
Blues with a Feeling
Join Shaun as he explores the concept of the Restless Spirit with songs from Duke Robillard, Sue Foley, Jonny Tucker Kara Grainger Lyndsay Beaver, Geoff Achison and Buddy Guy.
On Let’s Talk this morning Boe speaks with Uncle Col and Heather Burke form Flinders University. We talked about the Native Mounted Police research, Heather is undertaking in QLD with the guidance of Uncle Col and other First Nations people.
Today we were joined by migaloo correspondent Imojen with J to yarn news, the Bachelor and Goat Yoga.
On the Brekky Show this morning looping extraordinaire Graham Moes plays the most impressive song, playing all tracks. A MUST LISTEN!!
On this episode of Three Chords & The Truth Paddy and Jen play a selection of songs from the streets of New Orleans.
On Let’s Talk this morning Boe speaks with Ramone Close, Jade North and Kirrily Phillips. Ramone Close is the founder of the Australian Indigenous Football Championship that is being held in Logan city next month from the 8th to the 10th of November, Jade North captained Brisbane Roar and played a key part in the 14/15 premiership and championship double. This is Kirrily Phillips is the Manager and Founder of Jinda Magic and play for AC Carina. All the guest spoke about the excitement of the upcoming Australian Indigenous Football Championship and the need for more Aboriginal involvement in the sport.
With regular host Shene Clements resting up after the QMC and Koori Knockout, 98.9FM presenter, Karen Dorante, steps into the Deadly Choices Radio hot seat to yarn with Paralympian and Deadly Choices Ambassador, Torita Blake, the IUIH NDIS team and we shine a light on vision services provided at AMS clinics across south-east.