ABORIGINAL WAY NEWS

Telling The Stories Of SA Aboriginal Vietnam Veterans

On Aboriginal Way this week, Kaliah Alice finds out about the VIETNAM, ONE IN ALL IN exhibition, which shares the untold stories of Aboriginal South Australian veterans of the Vietnam war. Aboriginal diggers were paired with South Australian artists to create works that respond to their personal stories and memories … Read More

Jaky Troy On Indigenous Languages

The Royal Australian Mint has launched a new 50 cent coin into circulation, designed to mark the United Nations General Assembly’s proclamation that 2019 is the International Year of Indigenous Languages and including the word for “coin” in 14 Australian languages. Professor Jakelyn Troy said at the launch of the coin … Read More

Sageran Naidoo On Closing The Gap

On this program a chat about the importance of bringing community and health care providers together in a social way to discuss health options and promote regular health checks. Kaliah speaks to Sageran Naidoo, the CEO of Sonder at a Closing the Gap event held in Adelaide recently.Pic: Graham Rigney … Read More

Schania Ceegan On Closing The Gap

This week we mark Closing the Gap day, a day created by community organisations and individuals that  aims to close the health and life expectancy gap between the Indigenous and the non-indigenous communities in Australia. Sonder is an organisation which delivers a range of integrated community health services across metropolitan … Read More

John Hill Independent Assessor Stolen Generations Reparations Scheme

Just over three hundred people who were taken from their families as children by South Australian authorities have now been compensated by the state government. The SA Stolen Generations Reparations Scheme has been finalised, handing out around $9 million to individual Stolen Generations Survivors in some recognition of their pain … Read More