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 17: Constitutional Recognition

This program examines moves to formally recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the Australian Constitution. It includes interviews with Mick Gooda (Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner and a member... read on

Program 16: Conversation with Rowan Ramsey MP

Rowan Ramsey is a Member of the Australian Parliament. His electorate covers more than 90% of South Australia, including all of the State’s Anangu communities. On this program, Rowan talks with the Paper Tracker about... read on

Program 15: Palya Fund

The Palya Fund raises money for key projects on the APY Lands. Judge Peter McKusker is one of its trustees. On today’s program, Judge McKusker talks with the Paper Tracker about the Palya Fund and... read on

Program 14: SA Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation (part 2)

This program features the second part of our interview with the Hon. Grace Portolesi MP in which she talks about the South Australian Government’s APY Lands Food Security Strategic Plan. The Minister also provides some... read on

Program 13: SA Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation (part 1)

The Hon. Grace Portolesi MP is South Australia’s Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation. Last year, Minister Portolesi released a five-year plan aimed at addressing the problem of “food security” on the APY Lands. The... read on

Program 12: New dental van and Anangu teeth

Dr Simon Wooley works as a dentist on the APY Lands. On today’s program, he talks about a new mobile dental van and how it will strengthen the way dental services are provided in Anangu... read on

Program 11: Trade training for students on the APY Lands

The South Australian Government is building a multi-million dollar trade training centre for Anangu secondary school students. The centre will be able to accommodate up to 20 students at a time. It is being built... read on

Program 10: Interview with the Federal Minister for Indigenous Health

Jonathan Nicholls interviews the Hon Warren Snowdon MP, Federal Minister for Indigenous Health, about the final report of the Central Australia Renal Study. The Minister talks about the report’s key findings and how these may... read on

Program 9: Conversation with Lyn Breuer MP

Rose Lester interviews Lyn Breuer, the first woman Speaker of the South Australian Parliament. Lyn’s electorate covers more than half of South Australia, including Umoona and all of the communities located on the APY and... read on

Program 8: Census 2011

Every five years, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) gathers information on each person in Australia via a national Census. On this program, Jonathan Nicholls and Karina Lester talk with ABS staff (Caroline Deans and... read on

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