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A Cuppa and a Yarn

By NSW Aboriginal Land Council

Welcome to the NSW Aboriginal Land Council’s ‘A Cuppa and a Yarn’ Podcast! Each week NSWALC sits down for a Cuppa and a Yarn with members of the Land Rights network, its supporters and contributors to Australia’s rich cultural history. You’ll laugh, cry and be inspired by each individual tale as we delve into the big issues, history and the personal journeys of our incredible guests.

  1. 1.
    Episode 24: We Are A Family. Melissa Williams from Gandangara Local Aboriginal Land Council on community support during the COVID-19 pandemic05/15/2020
  2. 2.
    Episode 23: ANZAC Day At Home 2020 with Uncle Dave Williams, Chief Petty Officer, Submariner Retired (DAGS).04/24/2020
  3. 3.
    Episode 22: World Health Day 2020. Tameka O’Donnell from the NSWALC Youth Advisory Committee discusses health, COVID-19 and why she became a nurse.04/07/2020
  4. 4.
    Episode 21: COVID-19 and Aboriginal communities. Alfred Wellington from Jerrinja Local Aboriginal Land Council on restrictions impacting fire and land management.04/06/2020
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    Episode 20: COVID-19 and Aboriginal communities. Rebecka Stapleton from Tharawal Local Aboriginal Land Council on the importance of being available to community in a time of crisis.04/03/2020
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    Episode 19: COVID-19 and Aboriginal communities. Toni-Lee Scott from Bathurst Local Aboriginal Land Council on being available for community, keeping the sanctity of funerals and the value of a good joke.04/01/2020
  7. 7.
    Episode 18: COVID-19 and Aboriginal communities. Mike Nolan from Wellington Local Aboriginal Land Council on community uncertainty around food, transport, and what lockdown really means03/26/2020
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    Episode 17: COVID-19 and Aboriginal communities. Rex Weribone from Toomelah Local Aboriginal Land Council on the community facing lockout from essential services as Queensland closes its borders03/24/2020
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    Episode 16: COVID-19 and Aboriginal communities. Pam Handy from Dareton Local Aboriginal Land Council on food insecurity and dealing with essential services across three states.03/23/2020
  2. 10.
    Episode 15: Stan Grant on his hilarious childhood, his Ancestral connection and the person who asked him “Stan, what do you want to do with your life?”03/20/2020
  3. 11.
    Episode 14: Mahalia Murphy on Wallaroos, Waratahs and Training for the World Cup03/05/2020
  4. 12.
    Episode 13: Shelley Reys on creating a culturally competent Australia, one workplace at a time02/07/2020
  5. 13.
    Episode 12: Roger Knox on uplifting, strengthening and touching peoples hearts.01/23/2020
  6. 14.
    Episode 11: Craig Cromelin on Aboriginal Land Rights, growing up in Murrin Bridge and an enduring promise to two Aunties.11/29/2019
  7. 15.
    Episode 10: Jack Wilson on health, happiness and being the Deadly Ninja!11/13/2019
  8. 16.
    Episode 9: Theresa Lake on the reality of cancer and empowering women10/18/2019
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    Episode 8: Joel Thompson on the power of redemption, giving back to community and being proudly “old school” in the NRL.10/05/2019
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    Episode 7: Josh Addo-Carr on his legendary speed, connection to community and following in the footsteps of his famous grandfather10/04/2019
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    Episode 6: Cody Walker on life at Souths, working with Wayne Bennett, and being inspired by his sons10/04/2019
  12. 20.
    Episode 5: Renee Thomson – Making Her Mark in Western Sydney and Beyond08/12/2019
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    Episode 4: Yorta Yorta woman Summer Finlay: A strong Aboriginal voice in public health08/01/2019
  14. 22.
    Episode 3: George Rose about lessons learned from league & why he’s still gorgeous!07/19/2019
  15. 23.
    Episode 2: Anne Martin AM – NAIDOC 2019: Voice. Treaty. Truth.07/11/2019
  16. 24.
    Episode 1: Mark Ella on fishing, family and the future of Australian Rugby07/04/2019

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