The Point

November 2018
56:07

29 November

4.0 1 x
The Point attends the 8th Healing Our Spirit Worldwide conference in Sydney to celebrate the power of Indigenous knowledge, wisdom and shared experiences. Reporter Kris Flanders meets youth advocate Karlie Stewart. Rachael Hocking speaks with the Canadian Truth and Reconciliation Commissioner, Dr Marie Wilson. Hosted by J...
39:29

22 November

3.0 2 x
The Point addresses the national issue of Domestic Violence and its wide ranging impacts on our Indigenous communities. Reporter Nakari Thorpe travels to Alice Springs to see a community based program that is working with local women who are experiencing family and domestic violence. Western Australian correspondent Rangi ...
55:02

15 November

3.0 1 x
The Point takes a look at Literacy and speaks with our next generation of young authors and storytellers. We take a look at programs from across the country, helping to create Indigenous writers, authors and poets of the future. Hosted by Rachael Hocking and John-Paul Janke.
55:48

8 November

4.0 1 x
On the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, The Point commemorates the contributions of Indigenous Australians in this conflict. Nakari Thorpe looks at the little known efforts of Indigenous nurses. John Paul Janke tells the story of prisoner of war Douglas Grant. Rachael Hocking joins artist Vincent Namiji...

1 November

3.0 3 x
The Point takes a look at the impact that mining and energy companies have on our communities, livelihoods and the environment. WA correspondent Rangi Hirini travels to the Pilbara to examine the native title dispute between FMG mining and the local community. Our Queensland correspondent takes a look at what the proposed ...
October 2018
54:02

18 October

3.0 7 x
The Point marks Indigenous Business Month and meets some business owners making a big difference in their communities. We tour a First Nations run resort in the Flinders Ranges; take a look at a stationary office supplier incorporating Indigenous artworks into stationary; and we follow Aunty Beryl who’s training young chef...
53:28

11 October

3.0 3 x
The Point marks Mental Health Week and examines mental health and suicide prevention in Indigenous communities. Ella Archibald-Binge meets two women who are harnessing art to overcome their mental health challenges. Magistrate Pat O’Shane tells us about the importance of taking care of our mental health. Director of Suicid...
September 2018
54:32

27 September

3.0 6 x
The Point returns in a new weekly format featuring investigative journalism, celebrity interviews, international and domestic Indigenous news and live crosses to events around the nation.
54:15

20 September

4.0 7 x
The Point examines the impacts of deaths in custody on our First Nations communities. Western Australian Correspondent Rangi Hirini speaks with the family of Ms Dhu about her shock passing and its aftermath. Journalist Liz Deep-Jones visits the family of Tane Chatfield and looks at developments in his case. Reporter Madeli...
54:07

13 September

3.0 5 x
The Point returns in a new weekly format featuring investigative journalism, celebrity interviews, international and domestic Indigenous news and live crosses to events around the nation.
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