About Living Black

Australia's premier Indigenous current affairs program, Living Black provides timely, intelligent and comprehensive coverage of the issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians.

Living Black is Australia’s premier Indigenous current affairs program. Hosted by Karla Grant, the half-hour show provides timely, intelligent and comprehensive coverage of the issues affecting the Indigenous community. It reports many stories largely ignored by the mainstream media.

However, Living Black is not just for Indigenous viewers. The program also informs a wider audience about contemporary Indigenous issues, and why they matter to all Australians.

Given the current focus on Australia’s Indigenous community, Living Black is must-see viewing for all Australians.


Living Black began in February 2003. Its brief was to provide a much-needed voice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders who wanted their say on current issues of concern.

The show was launched with Karla Grant as host and an all-Indigenous production team who thoughtfully assembled a mix of stories, focussing on social and political issues while also covering the arts and sport.


Now in its 20th season, Living Black celebrates 11 years of being on air. Our new series will debut in a new time slot on SBS ONE on Monday's at 5pm from the 7th April. NITV viewers will continue to view the program on Tuesday's at 8pm commencing from the 8th April.


The Living Black team is made up of passionate and enthusiastic individuals committed to two things: giving all Australians a place to learn about Indigenous issues and giving Indigenous Australians a chance to speak their mind.

The team at Living Black has both Indigenous and non-Indigenous members. It’s just one of the many ways the program works to promote a better understanding and awareness of such issues to all Australians.

Find out more about the Team.


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    • Dalai Lama visits Australia
    • Deadlys 2012
    • Gary's SA & NT trip for Living Black
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    • Karla In WA
    • Lionel Rose
    • Living Black 'Conversations' - Week 1
    • Living Black - Conversations - Episode 4
    • Living Black - Conversations - Week 2
    • Living Black Conversations S2013 Ep8 - David Wirrpanda and Kyah Simon
    • Living Black in Alice Springs
    • Living Black in Melbourne
    • Living Black in Ramingining
    • Living Black in Sydney
    • Living Black in Warmun
    • Mabo 20th Anniversary
    • Murrdi Paaki Road Trip
    • New York Marathon
    • On location in Tully
    • On the road in the NT & Qld
    • The Music Project
    • The Music Project 2012
    • The team in Nhulunbuy and Mornington Island
    • WA through Noongar eyes

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