We tackle a big issue today: the Intervention and did we need it; is enough ever enough when it comes to funding from government; and do you think our mob are sexy or what?
We start with the police, and are our youth being unfairly targeted? Would private enterprise do a better job of delivering services to our mob than government? Is it time to return Australian cities and towns to their original Indigenous names?
The gap in life expectancy between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians is now about 10 to 12 years. Most of that gap is due to chronic diseases - which may be linked to lifestyle factors, like smoking, obesity and poor living conditions. This program showcases some of the projects in place that are making a difference in the Indigenous community.
Presented by a panel of five Indigenous women who aren't afraid to call a spade a spade, Straight Shootin' will be hosted by the Queen of the Kimberley and national icon, Mary G. Today we ask why so many of our mob rely on others to help them, rather than helping themselves; is mining a good thing for communities?; and are inter-racial relationships becoming more acceptable?
Three Boys Dreaming follows three Indigenous boys over four years as they chase the dream of becoming professional AFL footballers. At stake is fame, prestige and a starting salary of $150,000 a year.
Join Costa on a very special odyssey, to Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory. Arnhem Land is one of the last important wilderness areas on earth and it's also one of Australia's last strongholds of traditional Yolngu (Aboriginal) culture.
Sunday 27 May 2007 marked the 40th Anniversary of Australia's most successful referendum. Their Spirit Still Shines was held to honour surviving members of the FCAATSI who played such an important part in the campaign.
Looks at the Saltwater people's relationship to sea country and their efforts in caring for the great oceans of the gulf region. Also explores the steps Indigenous people are taking to protect sea turtles.
Aboriginal men were invited to attend and participate in the Aboriginal Men's Sharing and Learning Circle at Camp Wollombi that considered many of the issues and challenges confronting today's Aboriginal men.
We come to the final chapter charting the development of Australia's first Indigenous-written and performed opera - Pecan Summer.
A 'rags to riches' story about a young boy, raised in government housing by a widowed, single mother in a NSW country town who had a dream that came true!
For the Bardi people of the Dampier Peninsula north of Broome in the West Kimberley, it is Oondoorrd time, a time of celebration and friendly competition as young men try to spear their first 'married turtle'.
We pay tribute to the late, great Ngarandjerri singer and songwriter Ruby Hunter. Featuring archival interviews with Ruby and her life partner, Archie Roach, and many of the songs that made them both famous.
Already seasoned rodeo riders themselves, three young people, Kaleb Comollatti, Dallas McNamara and John Stacey, are continuing a proud family history of professional saddle bronc and bull riding.
Well known magistrate Pat O'Shane, her sister Margaret, and Pat's daughters Lydia and Marilyn Miller all have remarkable individual stories of accomplishment against the odds.
In episode three, Hetti explores the themes of Bitter and Sweet and asks "How does the startling beauty - and humour - of Aboriginal art intertwine with reverberations of the past and our present"?
The issue of maintaining strong male role models is explored by five initiated Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal men, all seeking to find their place while dealing with the challenge of living in two separate social systems.
Rev. Lenore Parker (nee Randall), an Anglican Church deacon, and her youngest daughter, Frances Belle Parker, an award-winning artist, draw their strength from the generations of Yaegl people that have walked before them.
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