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Celebrating NAIDOC

Thursday 14th July / presented by Kylie Sturgess Paul Hunt

The annual NAIDOC Awards recognise the outstanding contributions that Indigenous Australians make to improve the lives of Indigenous people in their communities and beyond.

This week RTRFM has spoken to a few of the amazing individuals who've been recognised by this year's awards.

Professor Chris Sarra is a Goreng Goreng man from Bundaberg who has spent the past 20 years of his career improving Aboriginal educational outcomes throughout Australia.

After becoming 2016's NAIDOC Person of the Year he spoke to Kylie Sturgess.

Bangarra Dance Artistic Director Stephen Page received 2016's Lifetime Achievement Award for his work with the internationally recognised company.

He spoke to Paul van Lieshout.

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