BUMPY, DRMNGNOW, Indigenous Women Filmmakers, West Papuan protest, Love v Commonwealth

Thursday, 13 February 2020 - 7:00am to 8:30am

Acknowledgement of country

News with Cait Kelly 

Carly speaks with BUMPY, Noongar musician at the St Kilda Festival about her music. Then Yorta Yorta musician Neil Morris joins Carly in the studio to talk about the importance of forging First Nations spaces at festivals, the pressures of the music industry & the beauty behind DRMGNOW's first single - Australia Does Not Exist

Margret Harvey joins us to discuss the upcoming panel Indigenous Women Filmmakers on Self-representation and Sovereign Storytelling. The panel is part of the Melbourne Women in Film Festival and is happening at 3:30pm Saturday 22nd February. 

We speak with West Papuan activist Adolf Mora about a protest that took place on 10th February in Naarm (Melbourne) in response to Indonesian president Joko Widodo's visit to Australia and ongoing Indonesian repression of West Papua. Adolf is an activist and refugee who was detained on Christmas Island in 2006.

Eddie Synot, Centre Manager of the Indigenous Law Centre and Wamba Wamba lawyer joins us to discuss the High Court of Australia’s recent decision in the matter Love v Commonwealth and Thoms v Commonwealth that Aboriginal people born overseas can't be deported as “aliens” under the constitution. See Nat Cromb's article here. 


DRMGNOW - Australia Does Not Exist