The Point

Season 2020

Season 2020, Episode 34 - Community Policing

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One year on from the tragic death of Warlpiri man Kumanjayi Walker at the hands of police in Central Australia, The Point examines what community reform could look like in practice. Hosted by John Paul Janke and Rachael Hocking.

Season 2020, Episode 33 - Keeping Communities Strong

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The Point explores community led programs that are helping our people overcome different forms of addiction, particularly through the Coronavirus pandemic. We visit Gumbi Gumbi, a rehabilitation centre with heart in central Queensland. Hosted by John Paul Janke and Rachael Hocking.

Season 2020, Episode 32 - Sacred Sites

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The world watched on a year ago when the gates to the contentious Uluru climb were finally closed. This week, The Point explores other sacred sites across the country and the road ahead to actively protect Country. Hosted by Rachael Hocking and John Paul Janke.

Season 2020, Episode 30 - Elders, Leaders, Warriors

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The Point pays tribute to our ongoing connection to Elders, past and present, the gift of handing down their knowledge and guiding us to continue the fight for our people. Hosted by Shahni Wellington and John Paul Janke.

Season 2020, Episode 29 - First 1000 Days

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The Point explores the early stages of our children’s development and the need to strengthen all families so they can give their kids the best start to life. Hosted by Rachael Hocking and John Paul Janke.

Season 2020, Episode 28 - Arts And Our Voice

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The Point examines how black artists and musicians use their work to highlight issues impacting on our communities throughout the Black Lives Matter movement and beyond. The team also investigates the path forward for black creative industries from stage to screen to dance and entertainment in rebuilding after Coronavirus ...

Season 2020, Episode 27 - Sydney Olympic Reflections

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The Point looks back at the 2000 Sydney Olympics as a defining moment when Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures were shared to the world. From Cathy Freeman lighting the cauldron, to Yothu Yindi performing at the closing ceremony, the team explore this moment in our history and examine whether Australia has grown...

Season 2020, Episode 26 - First Nations Fashion

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The Point celebrates First Nations Fashion, from designers, to artists and accessories, black businesses have been able to thrive throughout the coronavirus pandemic. We explore how artists express culture, identity and storytelling through their work. Hosted by John Paul Janke and Rachael Hocking.

Season 2020 Episode 25 - Saving Black Lives

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On World Suicide Prevention Day, The Point investigates why suicide rates of our people are four times higher than non-Indigenous Australians. We explore how our communities are coping with isolation and mental health through the Coronavirus pandemic. And we hear Yorta Yorta and Dja Dja Warung artist Jandamarra Cadd’s pers...

Season 2020 Episode 24 - Climate Justice

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The Point showcases the work of our people protecting biodiversity and Country across the globe. We explore why an Indigenous led national cultural fire strategy could make a difference to the 2021 bushfire season as we join the Girringun Rangers for a traditional burn in Cardwell. Hosted by John Paul Janke and Rachael Hoc...