Exploring how the American and Australian Halloween experiences compare. This is a video link up between Austin and Sydney with guest Davis Rivera.
Bridget Cama is a lawyer and Co-Chair of the Uluru Youth Dialogue and a Wiradjuri and Pasifika Fijian woman. Bridget shares her knowledge of the process that has led to the proposal for Constitutional Reform and what Australians are being asked to vote on. This conversation is intended as an aid for learning about the Voice referendum that’s happening in Australia, asking Australians whether they agree with a proposed alteration to the Constitution to recognise the First Peoples of Australia by establishing the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice: a body that may make representations to the Parliament and the Executive Government of the Commonwealth on matters relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
In the lead up to the Glasgow Climate Conference and the Global Stocktake of the Paris Agreement, this interview with climate science scholar Professor Myles Allen is a reminder of key developments in the UNFCCC, from Rio to Paris, and provides some context for current climate politics.
Dr Lynette Riley is a Wiradjuri and Gamilaroi woman from Dubbo and Moree with a long career as an educator. Lyn is currently a Senior Lecturer in the Sydney School of Education and Social Work at the University of Sydney. Her doctoral research looked at conditions of academic success for Aboriginal students. Lyn has experience as a teacher and in Aboriginal education and administration within primary schools, high schools, TAFE, state offices and universities. Lyn is also a member of the National NAIDOC Committee.
Lucy Haslam has been a leading advocate for patient access to medical cannabis since witnessing the relief her son Dan got from using cannabis when he was terminally ill. Lucy has been at the forefront of a movement to introduce medical cannabis in Australia and continues her work due to inadequacies of the current system.