Highlights From 2022: Conversations on Colonisation

Thursday, 5 January 2023 - 7:00am to 8:30am
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Acknowledgement of Country//

3CR would like to acknowledge the Kulin Nations – true owners, caretakers and custodians of the land from which we broadcast. 3CR pays respect to Elders, past and present of the Kulin Nation. We recognise their unceded sovereignty./


Martin Hodgson//

Martin Hodgson is a Senior Advocate at the Foreign Prisoners' Support Service and co-hosts Curtain the Podcast along with South Sea Islander and Darumbal writer and academic Amy McQuire. Martin spoke with Priya about the shameful crisis of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls in Australia and the work he has been doing with Amy and the families of these women to fight for justice and draw attention to systemic discrimination. Please be aware that this interview contains distressing content- if you need to speak with someone about this, you can call Lifeline on 13 11 14.


Bhiamie Williamson//

Bhiamie Williamson, Research Associate and PhD candidate at the Australian National University, speaks with us about the disporportionate vulnerability of Indigenous peoples to climate change, and the need for Indigenous-centred disaster management and climate change mitigation strategies in Australia.//


Fiona Allison//

Dr Fiona Allison, Senior Research Fellow at Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education and Research, joins us to speak about the Call It Out racism register released this week by the National Justice Project and Jumbunna Institute, which aims to track instances of racism against First Nations people. She has worked on national and other projects related to improving justice outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, including in the area of race discrimination and racism and in the criminal justice system. Find out more https://callitout.com.au/


Gary Foley//

Professor Gary Foley joins us to speak about the upcoming national cinema release of the fully restored documentary NINGLA-A'NA. NINGLA-A'NA is the inside story of the Aboriginal Tent Embassy, which celebrated its 50th year of continued occupation and resistance this year. The documentary is the only film shot inside the Embassy, up close and personal with the people who established it. The film will screen at Cinema Nova in Carlton this coming Friday 30th September, Saturday 1st October and Sunday 2nd October (details here). There will be special panels on Friday with Professor Gary Foley, Lidia Thorpe and Tony Birch, and on Sunday with Professor Gary Foley, Rulla Kelly Mansell and Rachel Maza.


Sue-Anne Hunter//

Sue-Anne Hunter is a proud Wurundjeri and Ngurai (Nu-Ray) Illum Wurrung woman and Deputy Chair and Commissioner with the Yoorrook Justice Commission. Sue-Anne is a child and family services practitioner who has focused her career around using culture as a foundation for healing trauma and addressing the impacts of colonisation on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and their families and communities. She joins us today to speak on the The Yoorrook Justice Commission's upcoming investigation into the impact of the child protection and criminal justice systems on First Peoples in ''Victoria''. Yoorrook’s public hearings will be livestreamed on the Yoorrook website from December 5.



Blak Matriachy - Barkaa/

Indigenous Land - DRMNGNOW/

Finesse - Pania/

Black Child - Birdz and Mo'ju/