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Kerri-Lee Harding – A Proud Aboriginal Voice in Australian Media for 25 Years

Kerri-Lee Harding – A Proud Aboriginal Voice in Australian Media for 25 Years

Proud Bindal, Juru and Koa woman Kerri-Lee Harding - SBS/NITV Executive Producer of Radio and Podcasts - talks on Connection Matters Radio about the importance of Aboriginal voices in Australian media.
Working Towards Achieving an Elders’ Voice in the Victorian Treaty Process

Working Towards Achieving an Elders’ Voice in the Victorian Treaty Process

Gunditjmara Elders Aunty Charmaine Clarke and Uncle Rob Lowe talk with CMR about the need for, and work ahead in developing, the First Peoples' Assembly of Victoria's Elders' Voice.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Victorians Supported for 2024 Local Government Candidacy

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Victorians Supported for 2024 Local Government Candidacy

With only two Aboriginal Local Government Councillors in Victoria, the Victorian Local Governance Association (VLGA) is continuing its YCCC project to help address the imbalance of First Nations people holding political office in local government.
Treaty in Victoria – Discussing the Basics with Co-Chair Marcus Stewart

Treaty in Victoria – Discussing the Basics with Co-Chair Marcus Stewart

As the democratically elected members of the First Peoples' Assembly of Victoria (FPAV) continues paving the way forward for treaties between Victorian Aboriginal people and the State Government, we take a look at some of the challenges and successes achieved to date.
Day 144: Stuck in the Mud on Gunditjmara Country and Some Goat Poo Coffee!?

Day 144: Stuck in the Mud on Gunditjmara Country and Some Goat Poo Coffee!?

CMR travels to Gunditjmara country to meet with the Traditional Owners, gets stuck in the mud and experiences the amazing flavour of goat poo coffee (not really, but it's a damn good story).
Taungurung Unfurls its Flag of Sovereignty and Unity

Taungurung Unfurls its Flag of Sovereignty and Unity

Taungurung Land and Waters Council unveils the first Traditional Owner flag of sovereignty in Victoria.
Sixties Sojourn Podcast Episode 2

Sixties Sojourn Podcast Episode 2

Episode 2 - Giving you more of the greatest music of the decade that gave us the best of music - the 1960s.
Day 67: ANZAC Day with Mildura Mob and back to the banks of the Murray River

Day 67: ANZAC Day with Mildura Mob and back to the banks of the Murray River

Still in Mildura with amazing mob and sharing an intimate yet emotional ANZAC Day wreath-laying ceremony for our warrior past and present.
Day 50: COVID-19 jab, Darebin Council and Bundoora Park (Wurundjeri Woi-wurrung Country)

Day 50: COVID-19 jab, Darebin Council and Bundoora Park (Wurundjeri Woi-wurrung Country)

A great day spent back in Darebin in Banyule, meeting up with awesome people and - the highlight - getting the first COVID-19 jab.
Day 49: Staying put at Point Leo (Boonwurrung/Bunurung Country)

Day 49: Staying put at Point Leo (Boonwurrung/Bunurung Country)

Day 49 being spent at Point Leo in Victoria, catching up on a backlog of administration and article writing.
Sixties Sojourn Podcast Episode 1

Sixties Sojourn Podcast Episode 1

Click the play button to hear the full podcast Duration: 1 hr 15min 53secBroadcast: 31 January 2021 Podcast ...
University of Melbourne embarks on project to gauge COVID-19 impact on Victorian Aboriginal community

University of Melbourne embarks on project to gauge COVID-19 impact on Victorian Aboriginal community

Led by Gunai, Yorta Yorta and Gunditjmara man, Alister Thorpe, Lecturer in Indigenous Health, the University of Melbourne appeals for survey responses from across the State

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