Noel Pearson is a lawyer, academic, land rights activist and founder of the Cape York Land Council and Cape York Institute for policy and leadership. Widely known for his strong views on Indigenous policy, Noel has always advocated for a shift in direction when it comes to welfare reform, substance abuse, child protection, education and economic development. Karla Grant chats with Noel about Indigenous policy, the Uluru Statement and the documentary Wik vs Queensland in which he appears.
Greg Inglis is a fashion designer and model but is better known for his Rugby League skills. The South Sydney Rabbitohs and Queensland State of Origin player and Australian representative discusses in detail his football career including the moment he almost left his beloved NRL code. Hosted by Karla Grant.
Indigenous stories that matter to all Australians, hosted by Karla Grant. This episode, Karla speaks with AFL pin-up Adam Goodes, discussing that infamous racial remark made by a 13-year old girl, life after AFL and the possibility of a move into politics.
The hilarious Angelina and Chelsea hit the streets of Brisbane to find out what the public thinks about the closure of climbing at Uluru. They also get the public to come up with some alternative options for tourists to climb that are not Aboriginal sacred sites!
*May contain images of people who have passed* Ryan interviews his father and hears his views on the closure of climbing at Uluru. What kind of things did the board achieve in the 1980s? Why was it important that tour guides became accredited by the local Aboriginal board? To what did Johnny liken the damage on the rock made by the removal of the climbing chains?
*May contain images of people who have passed* NITV interviews a young ranger at Uluru about his opinions regarding the closure of climbing at Uluru. Why is it important for the traditional owners of Uluru that there are no more feet on this sacred site? How do you think the closure will affect tourism at Uluru?
*May contain images of people who have passed* Rachel speaks with traditional owners of Uluru the day after the closure of climbing.
This episode travels to the heart of Australia as the contentious Uluru climb is closed by traditional owners. We speak with traditional owner Sammy Wilson about the significance of Uluru and Kata Tjuta. And, we hear about what the hopes for the national park now that the climb has closed. Hosted from Uluru by Rachael Hocking, John Paul Janke and Ryan Liddle.
Most known for his standout roles in Australian and international films and television over 40 years, Karla Grant delves into the lesser known story of Jack Thompson's connection to Indigenous peoples. Jack's long-held love with Indigenous Australia began when as a seven-year-old he first held a woomera and threw a spear, a fascination that spurred him into a career telling important Australian Indigenous stories. Jack tells the mesmerising story of his childhood, of growing up amongst Indigenous communities in the Northern Territory and his eventual rise to fame.
Karla Grant gets deep and personal with 2004 Australian Idol winner, singer and actress, Casey Donovan.
Kevin Rudd made his famous speech on February 13, 2008, in the Federal Parliament when he formally apologised to Indigenous Australians for the forced removal of children from their families, also known as the Stolen Generations. It was a historic moment in the nation's history and a moment that Indigenous Australians had been waiting for for many years. Host Karla Grant sat down with the former Australian prime minister as he reflects on his life, time in office, the apology, the current state of Indigenous affairs, and what needs to be done to see real improvements in the lives of our First Nations people.
Five senior Alywarr lawmen take a 450km trip from their central Australian community of Ali Curung to visit the sacred sites of a significant Dingo Songline.
An Indigenous woman discovers the truth of her heritage and uses music to reconnect.
Reggie, 26, is of Waanyi/Garawa/Kaureg from Yirrganydji country. He lives with autism. He is employed as an administrative officer with Indigenous Community Volunteers every Tuesday from nine to 12.
Recently retired AFL football player Nathan Lovett-Murray still trains every day, though now he has more time to spend with his kids and family.
Heather visits one of the flattest places on Earth, the dusty Hay Plains. Home to a fascinating bunch with a dry sense of humour, the town hosts the Hay Rodeo and Rainbow on the Plains - the Hay Mardi Gras.
Olive Knight lives in Wangkatjunka one of the larger communities south east of Fitzroy Crossing. Her love is her music. She is a gospel and blues singer and draws her influences from her country.
News Breakfast co-host Lisa Millar traces the footsteps of her Prussian ancestors who migrated to SA in the mid-1800s, discovering a town rich in film history and a spectacularly coloured yellow-footed rock wallaby.
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