• (R-L) Vonda Malone, Linda Burney, Terri Janke (NITV)Source: NITV
This week, The Point, celebrates NAIDOC Week's 2018 theme 'Because of Her, We Can'.
NITV Staff Writers

12 Jul 2018 - 3:54 PM  UPDATED 12 Jul 2018 - 3:54 PM

NITV’s The Point NAIDOC Week Special celebrates the invaluable contributions Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women have made and continue to make in the community, encompassing the theme 'Because of Her, We Can!' 

Join hosts Rachael Hocking and Nakari Thorpe, who will be joined by an all-female guest panel including, Shadow Minister for Human Services and Preventing Family Violence, Linda Burney, Mayor for the Torres Shire Council, Vonda Malone, copyright lawyer Terri Janke and the National Co-Director of Seed, a branch of the Australian Youth Climate Coalition, Larissa Baldwin.   

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Also on the program, NITV’s Queensland correspondent, Ella Archibald-Binge meets with Tori Nikolaou, one of the first Indigenous women to fly as a commercial airline pilot.

We also celebrate the achievements of eight generations of Indigenous nurses and midwives in the Queensland town of Toowoomba, and Rachael Hocking speaks with Julie Ann Guivarra, the first Indigenous female Ambassador to Spain. 

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