S4 E11 Getting to Know You with Kathryn Coff

Kathryn Coff is a committed community leader and she joins us to discuss race, privilege and power, which are themes that she lives with and grapples with every day of her life. She shares a beautiful way of getting to know people that opens us up to each other so much more than ‘and whatContinue reading “S4 E11 Getting to Know You with Kathryn Coff”

S3E11 Djab Wurrung Allies and Supporters

Episode Summary In this episode I have two interviews for you.  One with Gabe Lillington, the young man who was up the tree when the last show was recorded.  He spent two nights and three days up in what is called the grandfather tree to successfully halt works until legal processes mandated a stop workContinue reading “S3E11 Djab Wurrung Allies and Supporters”

S3E10 Djab Wurrung Sacred Trees

Episode Summary This week we chat to the people who have been protesting the controversial western Highway upgrade near Ararat. Djab Wurrung Heritage Protection Embassy has been existing amongst the contested trees for three years and this week one of the significant trees was cut down and others were at great risk. Protesters scrambled intoContinue reading “S3E10 Djab Wurrung Sacred Trees”

S3E5 Caring for Country

Episode Summary In this episode I speak with two Dja Dja Wurrung men about what they are doing to connect people to country and in doing that help protect it. Harley Douglas is project manager on a project called Walking Together.  It is a four year project looking at two sites.  They are doing surveysContinue reading “S3E5 Caring for Country”

S3E1 Aunty Julie McHale

Episode Summary In this episode we speak with local aboriginal Elder Aunty Julie McHale.  She discusses her life, her work and what it is about an aboriginal perspective that changes everything about how you treat the environment.  A fundamental shift in perspective. This episode was created in 2020 as part of a series called TurningContinue reading “S3E1 Aunty Julie McHale”

S2E31 Dja Dja Wurrung Radio Part 7

Goldrush Times with Vic Say Episode Summary This episode is a collection of interviews with Uncle Rick and Vic Say about the gold rush era and what was really happening with the Dja Dja Wurrung at that time. Stories of human connection and mutual respect and help shine a different light on a time thatContinue reading “S2E31 Dja Dja Wurrung Radio Part 7”

S2E30 Dja Dja Wurrung Radio Part 6

Meet the Locals Episode Summary In this episode we have a collection of interviews with some local folk who each have a connection with the Dja Dja Wurrung. Alvan Briggs talks about didgeridoos, Sarah Moore talks about rapping and Lisa Musket talks about local plants and how to cook with them.   This is part ofContinue reading “S2E30 Dja Dja Wurrung Radio Part 6”

S2E29 Dja Dja Wurrung Radio Part 5

Pre-colonial Life Episode Summary In this episode we have collated all of the episodes that involved Bill Davies, a local man who has taken an interest in researching and exploring the remnants of pre-colonial life here in Central Victoria.  Topics include scar trees, trade routes, oven mounds, quartz scatter and water wells. This is partContinue reading “S2E29 Dja Dja Wurrung Radio Part 5”

S2E28 Dja Dja Wurrung Radio Part 4

Colonisation And It’s Aftermath Episode Summary This episode of Dja Dja Wurrung Radio is a compilation of three episodes.  The first is an interview with Historian Marguritte Stephens, discussing historical records that reveal tiny glimpses of what life was like as Central Victoria was being colonised. Then Uncle Rick and Allie discuss Sorry Day andContinue reading “S2E28 Dja Dja Wurrung Radio Part 4”

S2E27 Dja Dja Wurrung Radio Part 3

Ulumbarra Episode Summary This episode features musical artists who performed in the stage show ‘Ulumbarra’. The show was a soulful, uplifting and educational look at the history of the Dja Dja Wurrung. Interviews include Kutcha Edwards, Rebecca Phillips, Betina Bysouth and Uncle Jack Charles. This is part of a 2015-16 series called Dja Dja WurrungContinue reading “S2E27 Dja Dja Wurrung Radio Part 3”