ABORIGINAL WAY NEWS

John Hill Independent Assessor Stolen Generations Reparations Scheme

Just over three hundred people who were taken from their families as children by South Australian authorities have now been compensated by the state government. The SA Stolen Generations Reparations Scheme has been finalised, handing out around $9 million to individual Stolen Generations Survivors in some recognition of their pain … Read More

June Oscar Social Justice Commissioner On Women’s Perspectives

In June this year Social Justice Commissioner June Oscar will present a report on the ideas and perspectives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women to the Federal Parliament and the Prime Minister. On the show this week, Kaliah speaks to June Oscar about the Wiyi Yani U Thangani Women’s … Read More

Reflections On The SA Stolen Generations Reparations Scheme

Recently the SA Premier and Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Steven Marshall released the final report of the South Australian Stolen Generations Reparations Scheme in state parliament. The scheme was designed “to compensate South Australian members of the Stolen Generations without the need for litigation” The scheme was overseen by an … Read More

Brad Bara From Mambali A Long Way From Home

Kaliah chats to Brad Bara from Mambali, a young and exciting emerging force from Numbulwar – a remote coastal community on the edge of the Gulf of Carpentaria. They have been performing for the last few years at festivals around the NT and are soon to launch their debut album. … Read More

A Personal Story Of Intergenerational Child Removal

This week Lucy speaks to Courtney Hunter Hebberman at a meeting held in Adelaide held to discuss child protection reform. The meeting heard from the Aboriginal community of SA about the proposed changes and how the reforms must reflect cultural identity and Aboriginal kinship systems. Courtney shared her family’s story … Read More