Suicide prevention activist, co-winner of Australian Mental Health Prize and First Nation’s advocate Joe Williams joins Adam to discuss his local work with out of care youth, why the “Closing the Gap” report needs attention and why he wrote a blog about disliking white people. An in-depth chat about issues facing all Australians today. Find all in-depth chats such as “About Town”, “Council Corner” and “Member Matters” at www.waggawagga.tv. Scrolling news, local weather and more – waggawagga.tv – “where Wagga lives”.
Photos and Graph Credits – “Closing the Gap Report 2020” Federal Government
Video Credit Joe Williams award Australian Mental Health – UNSW
Photo Credit Ken Wyatt – wikipedia
Photo Credit Linda Burney – ALP
Wagga’s very own Ultra Marathon Man, Rick Storrier speaks with host Marguerite McKinnon about his next 24 hour challenge, and we find out all about SoAct’s 2020 Season from their launch rceently at the Pavilion. Find out here and have your say on local topics that matter. Other programs including Member Matters, Council Corner and the Wagga Daily are on our 24/7 livestreaming Loop at www.waggawagga.tv.
Our first edition of “About Town” with Marguerite McKinnon tackles the issue of Climate Change with local activists Wagga Fridays for Future. How have they handled statements from Federal Riverina Member Michael McCormack MP regarding their time spent protesting on his door steps? What evidence are they relying on to base their concerns for immediate action? Find out here in our in-depth program About Town. To view all our programs including Council Corner, Member Matters, Tourism and Events Snapshot and the Wagga Daily, go to www.waggawagga.tv. What are your thoughts on Climate Change from your local perspective? Let us know on Facebook.