The Point

June 2020

Season 2020 Episode 18 - Justice Or Just Us?

4.0 5 x
The Point examines the disproportionate number of our people that are imprisoned and the justice system and government policies that are locking us up in increasing numbers. Hosted by Rachael Hocking and John Paul Janke.

Season 2020 Episode 17 - Rebuilding Black Business

3.0 5 x
The Point investigates the road ahead for black businesses beginning to reopen across the nation after Coronavirus related closures. Hosted by Rachael Hocking and John Paul Janke.
May 2020

Season 2020 Episode 14 - 20 Years Of Reconciliation

3.0 6 x
The Point explores how COVID-19 has brought a new dimension to Reconciliation Week as we mark 20 years since the Corroboree 2000 reconciliation walks where thousands of Australians walked over bridges across the nation in solidarity. We hear from Senator Patrick Dodson about the importance of Reconciliation Week. And we ar...

Season 2020 Episode 12

4.0 3 x
Investigating journalism, celebrity interviews, international and domestic news and live crosses to events around the nation.

Season 2020 Episode 11 - Our Children's Future

3.0 4 x
The Point investigates the long term impacts of the coronavirus pandemic to our communities in regards to housing, education, employment and the federal government’s closing the gap targets. Journalist Ryan Liddle examines the risk overcrowding could have on our communities and how realistic it is to social distance in cra...
April 2020

Season 2020 Episode 10 - Cooked For 250 Years

2.0 10 x
The Point takes a look at how Australia has changed in 250 years since James Cook's arrival. We explore the white fantasy and myths surrounding Cook and examine our people's strong will to survive against pandemics and removal from our ancestral lands. Reporter Keira Jenkins investigates the plan to redevelop significant c...

Season 2020 Episode 9 - Returning Our Cultural Heritage

4.0 3 x
The Point examines how our lost cultural heritage is being slowly returning home. Reporter Danny Teece-Johnson travels to the UK to follow the repatriation of cultural artefacts. Journalist Douglas Smith heads to Burketown as Gangalidda-Garawa cultural objects come home. And Karla Grant meets a unique family who’s been on ...

Season 2020 Episode 8 - Black Representation in Pop Culture

3.0 2 x
The Point explores the different ways we are represented through pop culture in Australia and the new ways our stories are being told and interpreted. Reporter Brooke Fryer takes a look at the popular video site TikTok and the ways our mob are standing out. Journalist Ryan Liddle takes a look at the Aboriginal comic books ...

Season 2020 Episode 7 - Covid 19: Impact To Black Business

3.0 2 x
The Point explores the impact of Coronavirus to black businesses, with Laura Berry from Supply Nation joining us live on the desk – at a distance of course! Journalist Keira Jenkins investigates the impact to the Indigenous tourism industry. Journalist Ryan Liddle looks at how the Indigenous arts industry has diversified i...

Season 2020 Episode 6 - Covid-19 - Laughter As Medicine

3.0 0 x
The Point brings you the latest on COVID-19 and explores our unique sense of humour and how our mob have used comedy as a tool to survive through the most difficult times. Dr Vanessa Lee, a social epidemiologist joins us to describe how to stay connected while you are socially isolating. The Aboriginal Comedy All Stars bri...