Since Kevin Rudd’s apology to the Stolen Generations in 2008, the Labor Government has said it will strive for justice and reconciliation for Indigenous peoples all around Australia.
But the recently passed Stronger Futures legislation, which aims to create a better future for Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory, has been condemned by Aboriginal leaders, who say the law is racist and should be dumped entirely.
Radio Adelaide Breakfast producer Lisa Burns speaks to Aboriginal Elder Dr Djiniyini Gondarra about the legislation and how he and others from the Territory plan to fight it.
Technology these days is moving fast – we’ve said arrivederci to those clunky, brick-like mobile phones and dial-up internet is a mere, frustrating thing of the past.
For many Australian teenagers, having your own laptop is viewed as a necessity and not the luxury it would have been viewed as during the long-gone era of family-shared computers.
And to add insult to injury, a new study has shown not all teenagers are willing to share their online activities, least of all with their parents. Mike Worsman joined Tim Brunero in the studio to discuss this and all of the other latest stories, coming from Our World Today.
Put on your party hats, gather your confetti and roll out the bunting! Our family here at Radio Adelaide Breakfast would like to introduce you to our brand new New Zealand correspondent, Anna Bracewell!
Anna will be joining us for the next month to give us all of the latest goss from across the Tasman.
She joined Tim Brunero to discuss the asset sales bill that is currently making big headlines in New Zealand, as well as raising the drinking age to 20, plus the Maori Party MP who suggested people should squat in abandoned red-zone houses rather than sleep in cars… which begs the question: would you sleep in the red-zone?
Swinging around on tree branches, racing around on your bike, falling over and grazing your knees after a rough game of chasey, there’s no doubt that childhood evokes some very special memories.
Two plays from this year’s Fringe both draw inspiration from the days of childhood, one which explores a boy’s coming-of-age in a harsh world, the other, a play about the life and times of renowned children’s author Lewis Carroll.
Actor Jethro Compton, from the plays ‘The Boy James’ and ‘Outland’, spoke to Jordan Archer about the magical world which these plays transport you to.
Multi-vocalist, sound effect extraordinaire, beatbox addict, Tom Thum is gracing the Adelaide Fringe with his debut solo show, following astounding success in group show Tom Tom Crew.
At 26, Tom has already been hugely successful, winning team battles at Beatboxing World Championships, performing sell-out shows around the world and performing with hiphop legends such as Afrika Bambaataa and Grandmaster Flash.
Breakfast’s Jennie Lenman caught up with Tom to talk sound effects, addictions and musical inspirations.