Black Talk at Winda Film Festival

Big ups to Winda’s Artistic Director Pauline Clague for facilitating such an invigorating and engaging panel over the weekend at the Winda Film Festival. The discussion, centred on  indigenous film festivals within the wider film industry, took us on an adventure from behind the camera to game changing communication that indigenous peoples around the world…

Winda Film Festival celebration

Last night on behalf of the Wairoa Maori Film Festival, I had the absolute privilege to attend the inaugural opening of the Winda Film Festival down at Circular Quay at the Dendy in Sydney. Thanks Leo Koziol, what a special night and what a great night for it was for all indigenous film makers.  …

ABORIGINAL JUSTICE FOR ABORIGINAL PEOPLE BY ABORIGINAL PEOPLE

While Adam Giles, the new Corrections Minister in Northern Territory, announces the building of a new prison, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner Mick Gooda discusses $700 million in savings that can be made as a result of implementing community based correctional measures

Miranda in wonderland – in response to Daily Terrorgraph article April 12

Privilege seems to have brainwashed Miranda Devine into thinking that New Zealand Prime Minister John Key has done a fantastic job, single-handedly founded the countries success bringing economic gains and the kiwi dollar into parity with the ozzie. Suggesting that Tony Abbott should follow JK’s lead is an even greater testament to this fanciful notion…