On Let’s Talk this morning Boe speaks with the mob from SEED Millie Telford National Director and Phil Marrii SEED Community Organiser. We spoke about the NT campaign against Fracking, Phil First few days as a SEED Organiser and how SEED Organisers builds up community members to run campaigns.
On Let’s Talk this morning Boe speaks with John Brady, we talk about the Brisbane Blacks Murri football side he and others are entering in for the Queensland Murri Rugby League Carnival held this year in Townsville they are looking for support to help get the team up to the Carnival, we talk about the history of Murri Rugby League in Brisbane.
Kaava Watson speaks to Emma-Kate Rose and Robert Pekin from Food Connect, an social enterprise transforming the local food system in Brisbane.
For the last decade Food Connect has sought to create a fair and ethical system where producers and consumers mutually benefit from healthy, fresh, ecologically grown food. This week they’re launching a new initiative inviting the public to purchases shares to pay for a new warehouse – Food Connect Shed.
For more info: https://www.foodconnectshed.com.au/
‘Wild Black Women’ Chelsea Bond and Angelina Hurley talk about all the things that made them ‘wild’ this week.
On let’s Talk this morning Boe speaks with Amnesty International’s Indigenous Rights Manager Tammy Solonec about Western Australia must end solitary confinement of children. The report found the young people were ‘probably’ held in conditions that constituted solitary confinement under international law and, if so the Department of Justice was in breach of the UN Convention against Torture. Amnesty International welcomes the report’s five recommendations, addressing the main allegations raised by the organisation.
On Let’s Talk this morning Boe speaks with Indigenous Rights Campaigners from Amnesty International Australia Uncle Rodney Dillon and Belinda Lowe. We spoke about the action they held outside of Parliament house last week. They held a display of 150 teddy bears and soft toys in a prison cell outside Queensland Parliament House, representing the 150 Queensland childhoods lost each year by children aged 10-13 being locked in children’s prisons. The event marked International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples today, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day on Saturday.
On Let’s Talk Boe speaks with John Gibson and Fiona Smallwood, the deadly mob from the Oodgeroo Unit the Indigenous unit at the Queensland University of Technology, they both have been working hard to organise the Naidoc week celebrations for QUT which they call “Murri-Ailan Way”. John and Fiona told me the importance of having such an event on campus.
On Let’s Talk this morning Boe speaks with Goorie writer Melissa Lucashenko, writer of adult literary fiction and literary non-fiction, who has also written novels for teenagers. We yarn about her new book “Too Much Lip”, we also speak about her early life growing up in Brisbane and how she got in to writing.
On Let’s Talk this morning Boe speaks with Professor Lyndall Ryan from University of Newcastle and is a part of the University’s Centre for 21st Century Humanities and the Centre for the History of Violence. We spoke about Professor Lyndall Ryan’s work around creating a map of the Massacres that have taken place around Australia from 1788 till the 1960s. In stage two of her research they added 81 new Massacre sites around Australia. Northern Territory 19, South Australia 13, Queensland 28, New South Wales 17, Victoria 1, Tasmania 3.
Kaava Watson is joined by Alan MacSporran QC who chairs the Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC) . They discuss the role of the CCC, its history and how it’s engaging and working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people communities across the state.