On Let’s Talk Boe speaks with Ramone Close organiser of The Australian Indigenous Football Championships that beings this Thursday in Logan City. Bringing Men’s and Women’s teams from all over the country to compete for the title of the best Indigenous Football team.
Find out why Angelina hates Halloween, why Chelsea hates migaloo politicians, and what made them & special guest Dr Marlene Longbottom wild about funding cuts to First Nations peoples.
On Let’s Talk this morning Boe speaks with Nadine Caron who is a First Nations woman from Canada and is the first female Indigenous surgeon. Nadine is in Australia for the 2018 NACCHO Annual Members Conference held in Brisbane. We spoke about the similarities in health issues we face as Aboriginal people in both Australia and Canada, the importance of traditional medicine and healing on country.
On Let’s Talk this morning Karen plays the second half of her interview with Aunty Ivy is the First Torres Strait Islands about the Queensland Labor promising to introduce new laws to recognise Torres Strait Islander families’ continued use of traditional adoption if re-elected. On the second half of the program Boe speaks with Ken Zulumovski CEO of Garmada Indigenous healing and Life Training, Ken attended the NACCHO Members Conference and Annual General Meeting.
On Let’s Talk this morning Karen speaks with Aunty Ivy Trevallion from the Torres Strait Islands, Aunty Ivy is the First Torres Strait Islander social worker having graduated from Queensland University in 1986 and the current chair of the Kupai Omasjer Working Party. Karen and Aunty Ivy talk about the Queensland Labor promising to introduce new laws to recognise Torres Strait Islander families’ continued use of traditional adoption if re-elected. On the second half of the show Boe speaks with Wendy Brookman Senior Member Services Officer from NACCHO National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation about the NACCHO Members Conference and Annual General Meeting and the first NACCHO Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Youth Health Conference: Future leaders of Tomorrow, Boe also speaks with Jeffery Amatto from Brothers 4 Recovery.
“Black Talent Time” – The Wild Black Women yarn with the very talented Royston Sagigi-Baira about his show-stopping performance on All Together Now and we let him be the judge of some up and coming Black talent.
Today we yarned scary news, scary stories & things that freak black fullas out.
On Let’s Talk this morning Boe speaks with Jyi Lawton Senior Manager, Industry Engagement and Rhea Stephenson from Indigenous Business Australia, we spoke about The Futures Forum event that will be held in five regional locations across the country from March – July 2019. Each event will be a three-day intensive forum, taking you on a journey of bringing cultural principles from the past into the future and establishing long-term innovative ideas around connecting culture, business, technology and futures in meaningful and sustainable ways.
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.