ABORIGINAL WAY NEWS

June Oscar Social Justice Commissioner On Women’s Perspectives

In June this year Social Justice Commissioner June Oscar will present a report on the ideas and perspectives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women to the Federal Parliament and the Prime Minister. On the show this week, Kaliah speaks to June Oscar about the Wiyi Yani U Thangani Women’s … Read More

Reflections On The SA Stolen Generations Reparations Scheme

Recently the SA Premier and Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Steven Marshall released the final report of the South Australian Stolen Generations Reparations Scheme in state parliament. The scheme was designed “to compensate South Australian members of the Stolen Generations without the need for litigation” The scheme was overseen by an … Read More

Brad Bara From Mambali A Long Way From Home

Kaliah chats to Brad Bara from Mambali, a young and exciting emerging force from Numbulwar – a remote coastal community on the edge of the Gulf of Carpentaria. They have been performing for the last few years at festivals around the NT and are soon to launch their debut album. … Read More

A Personal Story Of Intergenerational Child Removal

This week Lucy speaks to Courtney Hunter Hebberman at a meeting held in Adelaide held to discuss child protection reform. The meeting heard from the Aboriginal community of SA about the proposed changes and how the reforms must reflect cultural identity and Aboriginal kinship systems. Courtney shared her family’s story … Read More

Survival Day 2019

On 26 January 2019, a large crowd gathered at Semaphore Foreshore to celebrate Aboriginal culture and survival. Kaliah Alice speaks to some of those attending about what the day means to them. Listen here: