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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.
(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.
Karen Milward: The Crucial Roles of Aboriginal Gathering Places in the Community

Karen Milward: The Crucial Roles of Aboriginal Gathering Places in the Community

Chair of the Mullum Mullum Indigenous Gathering Place, Yorta Yorta woman Karen Milward provides a valuable insight into Mullum Mullum and the crucial roles played in the community by Aboriginal gathering places.
A Yorta Yorta Man’s Insights Into Being Elected to Victorian Local Government

A Yorta Yorta Man’s Insights Into Being Elected to Victorian Local Government

Greg James is one of only two Aboriginal people currently elected to Victorian local government. He talks on CMR about challenges, benefits and the need for more Aboriginal councillors.
Understanding the Role of the Federation of Victorian Traditional Owner Corporations

Understanding the Role of the Federation of Victorian Traditional Owner Corporations

Paul Paton, CEO of the FVTOC talks on CMR about the why, what and wherefore of the Federation and its multiple roles in furthering the rights of all Victorian Traditional Owners and groups.
Working Towards Achieving an Elders’ Voice in the Victorian Treaty Process

Working Towards Achieving an Elders’ Voice in the Victorian Treaty Process

Gunditjmara Elders Aunty Charmaine Clarke and Uncle Rob Lowe talk with CMR about the need for, and work ahead in developing, the First Peoples' Assembly of Victoria's Elders' Voice.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Victorians Supported for 2024 Local Government Candidacy

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Victorians Supported for 2024 Local Government Candidacy

With only two Aboriginal Local Government Councillors in Victoria, the Victorian Local Governance Association (VLGA) is continuing its YCCC project to help address the imbalance of First Nations people holding political office in local government.
Treaty in Victoria – Discussing the Basics with Co-Chair Marcus Stewart

Treaty in Victoria – Discussing the Basics with Co-Chair Marcus Stewart

As the democratically elected members of the First Peoples' Assembly of Victoria (FPAV) continues paving the way forward for treaties between Victorian Aboriginal people and the State Government, we take a look at some of the challenges and successes achieved to date.
Taungurung Unfurls its Flag of Sovereignty and Unity

Taungurung Unfurls its Flag of Sovereignty and Unity

Taungurung Land and Waters Council unveils the first Traditional Owner flag of sovereignty in Victoria.

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