The Point

October 2019
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Season 2019 Episode 39 - Extreme Sports

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The Point takes a look at some of the extreme sports that our mob take part in and the psyche that drives us to chase our dreams. Journalist Danny Teece-Johnson follows parachutist Marley as he looks to fill the sky with the Aboriginal flag on each adventure. Reporter Ryan Liddle follows pro-skateboarder Nicky Hayes and fi...
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Season 2019 Episode 38 - Addiction

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The Point takes a look at how different forms of addiction are affecting our communities and the toll they are taking on families. Reporter Shahni Wellington examines alcohol addiction within a women's facility that's working to break the stranglehold. Journalist Danny Teece-Johnson meets UFC fighter Bam Bam and hears how ...
September 2019
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Season 2019 Episode 34 - Evolution Of Culture

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The Point investigates how our cultures are evolving through the use of technology to record and share our stories. We take a look at how the recording of our stories has changed from an anthropological lens to a primacy of Indigenous voice and perspectives across the nation’s museums and institutions. Hosted by Rachael Ho...
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Season 2019 Episode 33 - Reclaiming Our Voice

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The Point celebrates Indigenous Literacy Day and we explore how language is being revitalised across the country through new programs. Journalist Brooke Fryer meets a woman who is working to create a new dictionary for the Gathang language from the north coast of NSW. And Reporter Ella Archibald-Binge looks at how stolen w...
August 2019
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Season 2019 Episode 31 - Imagining Our Future

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The Point hears key speeches featured at the 2019 GARMA Festival and explores this year’s theme ‘Pathways to our Future'. Gumatj Elder Djawa Yunupingu speaks to the crossroads First Nations peoples are at, while Senator Pat Dodson and Noel Pearson maintain the call to fight for the principles of the ‘Uluru Statement from t...
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Season 2019 Episode 30 - Garma: Federal Politics and Speeches

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The Point takes a look at some of the key speeches featured at the 2019 GARMA Festival and explores this year’s theme ‘Pathways to our Future'. We hear from the Minister for Indigenous Australian’s Ken Wyatt on what voice, treaty, truth means to him. We also hear some of what Social Justice Commissioner June Oscar and NACC...
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Season 2019 Episode 29 - Garma

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The Point travels to North East Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory for the 2019 Garma Festival and explores this year's theme 'Pathways to our Future'. We also unpack all the latest news, speeches, music, entertainment and culture of the Yolngu people. Hosted by Rachael Hocking and John Paul Janke.
July 2019
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Season 2019 Episode 27 - Public Policy

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The Point examines the Community Development Program (CDP) Work for the Dole scheme and the impacts that it is having on our communities. Western Australian Correspondent Rangi Hirini travels to the Western Kimberleys and discovers why the Winun Ngari Aboriginal Corporation signed onto the CDP scheme. Journalist Jennifer S...
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Season 2019 Episode 26 - Empowerment of Indigenous Arts

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The Point examines the economy of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts and fashion and how artists are empowering themselves within the industry. Reporter Ella Archibald-Binge visits the annual Cairns Indigenous Art Fair and follows the journey of the choir from Mer Island, bringing language and culture to the festiv...
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Season 2019 Episode 25 - Youth Parliament

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The Point broadcasts a youth forum from Old Parliament house from the national NAIDOC focus city, Canberra. Hosts Rachael Hocking and John Paul Janke will be joined by five young guests to design a future declaration for young Australians. Celebrating and acknowledging our shared history and aspirations from our ancient Fi...
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