The Point

April 2019
44:03

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 ...
55:17

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
55:07

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...
56:22

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...
56:01

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 ...
February 2019
54:57

LGBTQI+

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The Point tells some of the personal stories from our LGBTQI+ communities. Reporter Ella Archibald-Binge tells the story of ‘Electric Fields’ band members Zaachariaha Fielding and Michael Ross and how their journey of self-discovery has shaped their music. We investigate the challenges facing a person going through gender ...

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 ...
55:04

Closing The Gap

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The Point marks Closing the Gap week. Political correspondent Nakari Thorpe examines what is required to close the gap between Australia’s First Nations peoples and the rest of the nation. Queensland correspondent Ella Archibald-Binge takes a look at a community-controlled health program in Brisbane that is closing the gap...
52:23

Treaty

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The Point marks Waitangi Day and looks at 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 it has had on the Maori people. Journalist Madeline Hayman-Reber investigates what an Australian treaty c...
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