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NOTICE: During March-June 2021, Victorian Aboriginal News is on hiatus due to funding and the development of new projects. We will definitely be back online with new stories and interviews by no later than 1 July 2021. Thanks for your patience and understanding.

A By-Election in Victoria’s North-East for the First Peoples’ Assembly of Victoria

A By-Election in Victoria’s North-East for the First Peoples’ Assembly of Victoria

Assembly Co-Chair Aunty Geraldine Atkinson speaks on Victorian Aboriginal News about the upcoming by-election in Victoria's North-East region.
Coping with the Complexities of Evolving Aboriginal Culture

Coping with the Complexities of Evolving Aboriginal Culture

Yoorrook Commissioner, Yorta Yorta and Dja Dja Wurrung Eleder Uncle Wayne Atkinson speaks with Victorian Aboriginal News
Two Years Into Its First Term The Assembly is Kicking Goals and Pushing Ahead

Two Years Into Its First Term The Assembly is Kicking Goals and Pushing Ahead

Despite months of community lockdowns and other challenges, the First Peoples' Assembly of Victoria continues to deliver on its obligation to set the stage for treaties in Victoria.
Pursuing the Truth for all of Victoria. Yoo-rrook Commissioner Sue-Anne Hunter

Pursuing the Truth for all of Victoria. Yoo-rrook Commissioner Sue-Anne Hunter

Yoo-rrook Commissioner, Wurundjeri and Ngurai Illum Wurrung woman Sue-Anne Hunter talks with Victorian Aboriginal News on the banks of Birrarung.
Mallee District Aboriginal Services Not Afraid to Lead the Victorian State Government on COVID

Mallee District Aboriginal Services Not Afraid to Lead the Victorian State Government on COVID

CEO of the Mallee District Aboriginal Services (MDAS), Palawa woman Jacki Turfrey, has never been afraid of doing this tough. When it comes to protecting her community in the North West of Victoria against COVID, even government guidelines were sometimes in the firing line.
Barkindji Warrior – Shantelle Thompson, OAM: Three Times World Champion, Abuse Survivor and Dedicated Mother of Five

Barkindji Warrior – Shantelle Thompson, OAM: Three Times World Champion, Abuse Survivor and Dedicated Mother of Five

Barkindji, Ngyampaa and European woman Shantelle Thompson is a survivor of sexual abuse and severe post-natal depression, a three times world champion and OAM recipient. She talks to Victorian Aboriginal News of her struggles, hopes and plans.
(NITV Radio) Uncle Andrew Gardiner Discusses the Formation and Role of the Elders’ Voice for Treaty

(NITV Radio) Uncle Andrew Gardiner Discusses the Formation and Role of the Elders’ Voice for Treaty

Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung Elder Uncle Andrew Gardiner talks with Charles Pakana on NITV Radio about the role and formation of the Assembly's Elders' Voice.
Treaties in Victoria – Moving on to the Next Stages and Level

Treaties in Victoria – Moving on to the Next Stages and Level

Assembly Co-Chair Taungurung man Marcus Stewart once again joins Victorian Aboriginal News to provide detailed information on the progress towards Treaty/ies in Victoria.
On Solid Ground: The Five Year Strategic Direction and Foundation for VACCHO

On Solid Ground: The Five Year Strategic Direction and Foundation for VACCHO

With two years of working with partner health organisations to combat COVID-19, VACCHO CEO Jill Gallagher takes time out to yarn about the five year strategic direction and plan for the peak health organisation.