Radio Programs

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Our weekly radio show makes it easier to understand what governments are saying and doing in Anangu communities.

Parts of each program are in Pitjantjatjara/ Yankunytjatjara. Other parts are in English.

The half-hour show is hosted by Rose Lester and Sue Tilley and recorded at Radio Adelaide.

It can be heard online and on metropolitan, regional and remote radio stations.


Program 269: Empowered Communities

In this week’s program, we talk about a national initiative called ‘Empowered Communities’. We chat with Peter Riley, Executive Manager of Empowered Communities Secretariat for the Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Lands, and Sandy Marty, Acting Deputy CEO of the NPY Women’s Council... read on

Program 268: Rheumatic Heart Disease

In this week’s program, we talk about Rheumatic Heart Disease which is an illness that is 100% preventable, and that has mostly been eliminated from developed countries. However, Australia still has the highest rate of this disease in the world. To find out more, we chat with Vicki Wade and Eddie Masina... read on

Program 267: Chief Justice on incarceration rates

In this week’s program, we talk about the difference in the rate of incarceration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples when compared to the rate of non-Aboriginal peoples. We interview the Honourable Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of South Australia, Chris Kourakis... read on

Program 266: Ombudsman and language interpreting

In this week’s program, we find out about the work of the Commonwealth Ombudsman and, in particular, the focus of the Social Services, Indigenous and Disability Branch. We talk with Louise MacLeod about what people need to do if they want to make a complaint about a government service in their community, and we find out about the Commonwealth Ombudsman’s report on Aboriginal Language Interpreter Services... read on

Program 265: National Indigenous Youth Parliament

In this week’s program, we find out about the 2017 National Indigenous Youth Parliament. We chat with Arrin Hazelbane, a Taskforce Member for the 2017 Youth Parliament... read on

Program 264: Shadow Minister for Indigenous Affairs

In this week’s program, we interview the leader of the South Australian Liberal Party and Leader of the Opposition, Mr Steven Marshall, who has recently also become the Shadow Minister for Indigenous Affairs and Reconciliation. He shares his thoughts about the key issues that he plans to focus on as the Shadow Minister for Indigenous Affairs and Reconciliation... read on

Program 263: Reviews of Centrelink Decisions – Administrative Appeals Tribunal

In this week’s program, we find out about the work of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal and we chat with Roula Karzis-Wyatt, the Team Leader/Outreach Coordinator at the Tribunal... read on

Program 262: Centrelink Debt Letters

This week’s radio program focuses on Centrelink and how people on income benefits have been affected by automated debt letters. We chat with Carolyn Cartwright from MoneyMob Talkabout, and Amanda Tsoundarou from the Welfare Rights Centre... read on

Program 261: Update from the Purple House

In this week’s program, we talk with Sarah Brown, the Chief Executive Officer of Western Desert Nganampa Walytja Palyantjaku Tjutaku, also called the Purple House. We find out about how the plans are going for setting up a permanent dialysis facility in Ernabella Pukatja... read on

Program 256: Aboriginal Affairs on key legislation

This week’s radio program focuses on two key pieces of legislation that have recently been reviewed and amended – the South Australian Aboriginal Heritage Act and the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Land Rights Act... read on

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