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 280: Senator Dodson on CDP, Native Title and Uluru

In this week’s program, we interview Senator Patrick Dodson, Senator for Western Australia with the Australia Labor Party. We focus on the Community Development Program (CDP), the proposed changes to the Native Title Act, and the First Nations National Constitutional Convention and the ‘Uluru Statement from the Heart’... read on

Program 284: SNAICC on child protection

This week’s program includes an interview with Sharron Williams who is the Chair of the Board of SNAICC, which stands for the Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care and is the National Voice of Our Children. Sharron talks about the work that SNAICC does and about the South Australian Government’s changes to child protection legislation – The Children and Young People (Safety) Bill 2017... read on

Program 279: Senator McCarthy talks about CDP

In this program, we focus on the Community Development Program (CDP) and how it’s affecting people living in remote communities. We talk with Senator Malarndirri McCarthy, Senator for Northern Territory, Australian Labor Party... read on

Program 278: Update from Minister for Police, Corrections and Emergency Services

In this week’s program we find out about a number of important services that affect people living in remote communities – police services, correctional services, and emergency services. We talk with Minister Malinauskas who is the Minister for these important services... read on

Program 277: Kelly Vincent on Cashless Card, Disability Pension and NDIS

This week’s program focuses on the Cashless Debit Card, the recent Federal Budget announcements and how these affect people on the Disability Support Pension and on Newstart, and we find out about changes to the funding for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (the NDIS) and how the Scheme is being rolled-out on the APY Lands. We talk with Dignity Party MLC, Kelly Vincent... read on

Program 276: Treaty Discussions for South Australia

This week’s program is about treaties. To find out about the treaty discussions in South Australia, we talk with Dr Kumanara Thomas, the Treaty Commissioner for South Australia... read on

Program 275: Eva Cox on Cashless Debit Card

This week’s radio show focuses on the Cashless Debit Card that is being trialled in communities in the West Coast of South Australia and in the communities of Kununurra and Wyndham in Western Australia. We talk with Eva Cox about her views on the evaluation of the Trial and its impact... read on

Program 274: April Lawrie on Language Framework

In this week’s radio program, we find out about the importance of language and about learning languages and how this fits into the school curriculum. We talk with April Lawrie, the Director of Aboriginal Education in the South Australia Department of Education and Child Development... read on

Program 273: Prof Hugh Taylor talks about Trachoma

In this week’s program, we talk about eye health and ways to keep our eyes healthy and strong. To tell us more about eye health and about preventing Trachoma, we talk with Professor Hugh Taylor from Indigenous Eye Health at Melbourne University... read on

Program 272: Indigenous Advisory Council

In this week’s program, we talk about the Prime Minister’s new Indigenous Advisory Council. We talk with Andrea Mason about her involvement on the Council and how she understands its role and focus... read on

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