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“It’s about uplifting Indigenous Fathers”: Kobie Dee

Gomeroi Artist and story teller Kobie Dee's latest single is a haunting and uplifting ode to Aboriginal fathers. Called Father's Eyes, and created in collaboration with Stan Walker, Kobie Dee says the track is the result of him trying to...
15 November 2023

“Truth Telling Begins Now”: John Maynard

Eminent Worimi historian John Maynard has called for a truth telling process to begin in the wake of the failed Voice to Parliament Referendum. Australians last month voted against the proposal, which would have enshrined an Aboriginal and...
9 November 2023

Indij Hip Hop show is BACK

After a near half decade hiatus, the home of Aboriginal Hip Hop is coming back to Koori Radio. Wiradjuri rapper ChillCheney will take to the airwaves every Wednesday night from 8pm to showcase the best in emerging and established Aboriginal...
1 November 2023

Aotearoa House Meets Puha and Porkbones

SXSW Sydney has come and gone and among the hundreds of shows, talks, gigs, and parties, a little slice of Aotearoa/New Zealand made its home on Gadigal Country. Aotearoa House celebrated dozens of artists, performers, programmers, and...
1 November 2023

“Hopefully Other People will carry on our work”: Micklo Jarrett

He's been doing it for decades, but Uncle Micklo Jarrett's enthusiasm for teaching Gumbaynggirr Language is as strong as ever. Uncle Micklo has taught kids all around Gumbaynggirr country -- from Stuarts Point all the way to Grafton on the...
31 October 2023

“I quickly came to realise my place in this country”: Blanche

Singer/Songwriter John Grant (AKA Blanche) has spoken to Koori Radio's DJ Bardi Girl about growing up overseas, discovering he wanted to be a musician, and his experiences of racism. Son of renowned Wiradjuri foreign correspondent Stan Grant,...
25 October 2023

“I’m trying to figure out who I am still”: Emma Donovan

Singer/Songwriter Emma Donovan says she drew on traditional influences when writing her latest track "Blak Nation". The new track takes Donovan back to her country music roots, while also attempting to break new ground....
25 October 2023

“I’ve always been taught to dream big”: Mi-Kaisha

RnB and soul singer Mi-Kaisha is back in Australia and has brought a hard-hitting new single with her. Called "Eternity", Mi-Kaisha has produced a brooding, soulful piece which she says is about the resilience of Mob....
25 October 2023

“I wanted to tell my side of the story”: Radical Son

Radical Son has a new single out and he spoke to BrothaBlack on Making Tracks about his process, his family, and making himself heard. "I got into music because I wanted to make change," he said. "I'd had my first child and I wanted to tell...
18 October 2023

“It was confusing from the start”: Michael Anderson

Aboriginal Tent Embassy co-founder and activist Michael Anderson has blamed the failure of the Voice to Parliament Referendum on a lack of detail provided by the government. The Euahlayi Elder told Blackchat's Lola Forester that because the...
17 October 2023

“Take Time To Heal”: Mental Health Expert

Leading mental health campaigner and expert Professor Tricia Nagel from the Menzies School of Health Research has said the best way to work through feelings brought on by the Voice to Parliament Referendum is to "take time". "A lot of this is...
16 October 2023

“There’s unfinished business in this country”: Robbie Thorpe

Aboriginal political activist Robbie Thorpe has called the Voice to Parliament an "attack" on the sovereignty of Aboriginal people. "It's an attack on our identity, our culture, our sovereignty. It's offensive and inhumane," the activist told...
11 October 2023
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