We’ve got to keep our language alive

Brenda McBride talks about her experiences as a tutor at the Gamilaraay/Yuwaalaraay/Yuawaalayaay Language and Culture Nest in Lightning Ridge, NSW.

Be upfront and honest

Aunty Jean Hands, a Kamilaroi woman, talks and reflects on her time as Chair of the Northern Regional Aboriginal Alliance in Northern NSW and what it means for her represent Aboriginal communities in getting the services and programs communities want.

A three way relationship: both sides of politics & Aboriginal communities

Brett Tibbett, a Gumbaynggirr man, talks about his experiences and reflections on working with the NSW government to make sure the services and programs in the Aboriginal communities he represents are what the communities need.

Real conversations about real things.

Michele Donovan, a Gumbaynggirr woman, talks about her experiences and reflections about working with the NSW government to make sure the services and programs in the Aboriginal communities she represents are what the communities need.

Changing the way government does business with us

Sam Jeffries, a Murrawarri man and outgoing Chairperson of the Murdi Paaki Regional Assembly in Far Western New South Wales in Australia talks about his experiences and reflections about working with the New South Wales government make sure the services...

authentic language learning happens on Country and in Community

Glen Rhodes, the teacher Bundjalung Language and Culture Nest, in the Northern Rivers area of NSW, talks about his experiences in role.

Be open and honest and do not make promises you can not keep

Ruth Dacey, a Wiradjuri woman talks about her experiences and reflections about working with the NSW government to make sure the services and programs in the Aboriginal communities she represents are what the communities need.

One of the words I really love… gunganbuwawala…let’s all be friends

Michael Jarrett, the teacher for the Gumbaynggirr Aboriginal language and culture nest in the mid north coast of New South Wales, Australia, talks about his experiences in the role.

“The students have embraced it with an open heart and mind”

Mark McLean, a teacher at Lightning Ridge Central School, talks about his experiences teaching the Yuuwaalaraay language as part of the Gamilaraay/Yuwaalaraay/Yuawaalayaay Language and Culture Nest.

Investing in Aboriginal community capacity and jobs

Sam Jeffries, a Murrawarri man and outgoing Chairperson of the Murdi Paaki Regional Assembly in Far Western New South Wales in Australia talks about the investing in and developing the capacity of Aboriginal communities and employment.