The Point

June 2019

Season 2019 Episode 21 - Makarrata

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Michael Mansell, Leah Cameron and Richard Frankland join The Point to explore the treaty process across the country and the potential impact to native title. Reporter Rangi Hirini breaks down what’s already underway across the country and Rachael Hocking investigates exactly what a Makarrata Commission could look like. Hos...

Season 2019 Episode 20 - Statement From The Heart

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A special panel of guests joins The Point to examine the process of national consultation undertaken by the Referendum Council and forums held around the country which culminated in the historic Uluru Statement. Reporter Ryan Liddle examines what the Sami peoples Voice to Parliament in Norway looks like. Madeline Hayman-Re...
May 2019

Season 2019 Episode 18 - Our Songs

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The Point takes a look at how music plays an important role for our First Nations people. Rachael Hocking meets some of the artists that performed at the Boomerang Festival in Byron Bay and has a special interview with Hip Hop artist Briggs and our Western Australian correspondent Rangi Hirini introduces us to some of the ...
April 2019

Season 2019 Episode 14 - The Best Of The Point: International Treaties

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The Point examines how international treaties have shaped the lives of some of the world’s First Nations peoples. Reporter Ryan Liddle takes a look at New Zealand’s Waitangi treaty and the impact that the treaty has had on the Maori people. Journalist Madeline Hayman-Reber investigates what an Australian treaty could look ...

The Best Of The Point: Justice

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The Point investigates the role law and order plays in our communities and how community groups are working with police to make change. Western Australian correspondent Rangi Hirini takes an in-depth look at the states default fines law and the crowd funding campaigns that are helping to get impoverished men and women out ...

The Best Of The Point: IProtest

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The Point investigates the media's coverage and public reaction to Indigenous protest on Australia Day historically. John-Paul Janke and Rachael Hocking speak with a special panel of Stan Grant, Jack Latimore, Carla McGrath and Cecelia Edmunds.
March 2019

Youth In Crisis

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The Point investigates why we are seeing an epidemic of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander youth suicides across Australia. Western Australian correspondent Rangi Hirini meets a family struggling with the loss of one of their own and their fight to help raise awareness of at risk youth. Queensland correspondent Ella Archi...

Sport In Our Community

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The Point marks the start of the AFL season and examines the impact the sport has had on our communities. Reporter Douglas Smith travels to Port Lincoln to see where some of AFL’s greats made their start. We also attend the AFLW curtain raiser match and visit the Adelaide Crow’s Indigenous Girls Academy. Hosted by John Pau...

Empowering Women

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The Point marks International Women’s Day and the theme #BalanceforBetter. Political correspondent Nakari Thorpe explores why women are getting more involved in politics ahead of the NSW State Election. Journalist Brooke Fryer meets a remarkable woman who has fought to overcome serious hardships and won. We visit a special...

Murray Darling Crisis

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The Point investigates the mismanagement of the Murray-Darling river basin in the wake of the Murray Darling Royal Commission and how communities and their traditions are being impacted by the crisis. Journalist Kris Flanders follows former Walgett resident Dale Wright as he journeys home to deliver 10,000 litres of badly ...