Rank #1: The Forgotten Firebird
Dan Rennie speaks with Helena Saunders, the forgotten Firebird about the Indigenous Round held last weekend in Super Netball, that saw the only Indigenous player in the entire competition, Jemma Mi Mi benched for the whole game. Dan also yarns with well-respected commentator Sue Gaudion who was calling the Firebirds game during Indigenous Round.
Sep 25 2020
Rank #2: Uluru Statement
What does a voice to parliament mean and how could it impact First Nations people in Australia. The caretaker of the statement Thomas Mayor speaks about why he thinks the statement is a step in the right direction. Lawyer and activist Michael Mansell sees the statement as a step back for First Nations people and offers an alternative to the idea of presenting the ‘7th state’ as a more meaningful...
Sep 24 2020
Rank #3: Alexis Moran
Digital Journalist Alexis Moran joins Let’s Talk to yarn about her series “At view from a shore” which delves into the history of Captain Cooks arrival. Alexis shares a story from the Birapai nation as told by a local elder, live from the 4AAA Kiosk on Boundary Street, West End.
Sep 23 2020
Rank #4: Justice for Aunty Sherry
First Nation Journalists Danny Teece and Dougie Smith join Boe and Karina to reflect on the news with on the suspension of a Brisbane on-duty Police officer present during the death of Aunty Sherry Fisher Tilbaroo. Nephew and spokesperson for the family Troy Brady express his anger at the CCTV footage which he says has left his family wondering, “Our family wants answers from this...
Sep 22 2020
Rank #5: Carly Jia & Corey Tutt
How do you competently embed First Nations content into the minds of young people? You hear from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Officer at AITSLS, Carly Jia about what they see as important in this space. CEO and founder of Deadly Science, Corey Tutt tells us about how he’s changing the way young people are introduced to STEM.
Sep 21 2020
Rank #6: Malarndirri McCarthy & Troy Brady
Today on Let’s Talk, Dan Rennie speaks to Senator Malarndirri McCarthy who this week chaired a select committee into the use of the Aboriginal flag. We also speak to Troy Jungaji Brady about the tragic death in custody of family member Aunty Sherry Fisher ahead of the vigil in King George Square.
Sep 18 2020
Rank #7: Fred Leone & Jharal Yow Yeh
In this episode, we are joined by Jharal Yow Yeh and singer/Songman Fred Leone to talk About the importance of addressing mental ill-health as men And as First Nations people. When Jharal Yow Yeh’s promising NRL career abruptly ended 8 years ago he found himself lost with no way out. It was through hard work and determination that Jharal faced his demons to move through one of the most difficult...
Sep 17 2020
Rank #8: Multuggerah
The darling downs in the 1840s was home to Frontier Wars figure Multuggerah a fierce warrior and leader of the Jagera people, In 1843 he organized and was a part of the ambush and battle of one tree hill where the settlers were defeated by Multuggerah and his band of warriors driving them back to flee to Bonifant’s Inn. our guest today on Let’s Talk – History is Fank Uhr historian and author...
Sep 16 2020
Rank #9: Justice for Aunty Sherry Fisher
On September 10, 2020 Aunty Sherry Tilbaroo/Fisher was found unresponsive in a Brisbane Watch House. Nephew and spokesperson for the family, Troy Brady joins let’s talk to tell of the heartbreak their family is experiencing after the loss of a well-respected family member. Troy and his family want answers and have linked with Sisters inside CEO Debbie Kilroy to seek justice. If you or anyone else...
Sep 15 2020
Rank #10: What’s With Politics
Local Counselor Jonathon Sri joins let’s talk to discuss local, state, and federal politics in today’s climate. From Black Lives Matter to Police funding to state and federal Elections we look at how politics are impacting First Nations people across the nation. We ask – what role does protest play in pushing for the advancement of First Nations people. We also pay respects to the family of Sherry...
Sep 14 2020