The Fringe is nearly here, so it’s time to pick up those Fringe guides and give them a good read.
This morning Angus Randall spoke to Georgie Carroll, who migrated to Australia as a nurse in 2009, before picking up comedy later in the same year. After winning Adelaide Comedy’s comedian of the year for 2012, this Fringe Georgie is putting on her first solo show, “Nurse Case Scenario”.
Today marks the five year anniversary of former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s Apology to the Stolen Generations. It was a landmark moment in Australia’s history, but have Indigenous Australians’ prospects improved since?
Angus Randall was joined in the studio by Professor Lester-Irabinna Rigney, Dean of Indigenous Education at Adelaide University to discuss the apology what can be done to close the gap.
Everyone acknowledges that improvements in Education can only be a good thing. But raises in education funding raising funds.
Greens Senator Penny Wright is championing the need to stick with the mining tax in order to insure that the recommendations of the Gonski Review can be implemented, and she joined Angus Randall this morning to discuss the issue.
Native Title is no doubt one of the most important laws in Australia’s history and twenty years on since it was first brought in key stakeholders have gathered to discuss current measures to improve the Native Title process for the future.
A roundtable was held on Friday with everyone from the National Farmers Federation, to native title experts, to Indigenous groups and Mining companies, and all others who have an interest in this Great Southern Land of ours.
Mr Shayne Neumann MP is Chair of the Committee on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs, and was at the roundtable on Friday, and he spoke with Angus about what’s in store for Native Title in the future.