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Hosted by Mundanara Bayles who was born and raised in Redfern (Sydney) Australia and currently lives in Queensland. The Black Magic Woman Podcast is an uplifting conversational style program featuring mainly First Nations people from Australia and around the world sharing their stories about their journey to highlight the diversity amongst First Nations peoples and the resilience of her people. She hopes these stories inspire her listeners and also create a better understanding of what First Nations Peoples culture and history.



Mundanara is guided by Aboriginal Terms of Reference and focusses more on who people are rather than on what they do. Mundanara makes people feel relaxed and comfortable as if they were sitting around the kitchen table just having a yarn. It’s the way First Nations people have been building relationships and getting to know each other for tens of thousands of years. She draws from a long family history in the media industry and has grown up in culturally strong, politically active family who have been at the forefront of the Aboriginal Rights movement since the 1960’s.



Mundanara sees this platform as an opportunity to share her cultural knowledge and insights to her audience in a non confrontational way that brings people along with her to create change for a better Australia. To connect more with Mundanara check out the work she does with her elders at www.theblackcard.com.au.



If you'd like to support the show by making a financial contribution, visit https://www.theblackcard.com.au./ Any help is appreciated and goes a long way. I encourage to get behind any First Nations media, contribute, share and be apart of positive change that Australia needs.

Black Magic Woman Mundanara Bayles

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    • 4.8 • 125 Ratings

Hosted by Mundanara Bayles who was born and raised in Redfern (Sydney) Australia and currently lives in Queensland. The Black Magic Woman Podcast is an uplifting conversational style program featuring mainly First Nations people from Australia and around the world sharing their stories about their journey to highlight the diversity amongst First Nations peoples and the resilience of her people. She hopes these stories inspire her listeners and also create a better understanding of what First Nations Peoples culture and history.



Mundanara is guided by Aboriginal Terms of Reference and focusses more on who people are rather than on what they do. Mundanara makes people feel relaxed and comfortable as if they were sitting around the kitchen table just having a yarn. It’s the way First Nations people have been building relationships and getting to know each other for tens of thousands of years. She draws from a long family history in the media industry and has grown up in culturally strong, politically active family who have been at the forefront of the Aboriginal Rights movement since the 1960’s.



Mundanara sees this platform as an opportunity to share her cultural knowledge and insights to her audience in a non confrontational way that brings people along with her to create change for a better Australia. To connect more with Mundanara check out the work she does with her elders at www.theblackcard.com.au.



If you'd like to support the show by making a financial contribution, visit https://www.theblackcard.com.au./ Any help is appreciated and goes a long way. I encourage to get behind any First Nations media, contribute, share and be apart of positive change that Australia needs.

    Oral McGuire

    Oral McGuire

    In this enlightening episode, Oral Mcguire and I delve into the significant theme of recognising and valuing the unique contributions of Aboriginal people to society. Our discussion centers around the importance of shifting the narrative from reconciliation to negotiation, highlighting the immense value Aboriginal perspectives bring to various sectors and communities.

    Oral McGuire is a Noongar leader and landholder who is strongly skilled at cross cultural mentoring and education.

    Oral has extensive experience in traditional land and fire management practices, as well as 20 years’ experience running his consulting business. He has worked across government, private enterprise and the not-for-profit sector bridging the divide between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal communities.

    Recommendations throughout this episode: 

    https://www.ncci.com.au/

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/oralmcguire/?originalSubdomain=au

    Website: www.blackmagicwoman.com.au

    Follow us on Instagram - @blackmagicwomanpodcast

    The Black Magic Woman Podcast is hosted by Mundanara Bayles and is an uplifting conversational style program featuring mainly Aboriginal guests and explores issues of importance to Aboriginal people and communities.  Mundanara is guided by Aboriginal Terms of Reference and focusses more on who people are rather than on what they do.

    If you enjoyed this episode, please ‘Subscribe’ on Apple Podcasts or ‘Follow’ on your Spotify app and tell your friends and family about us! If you’d like to contact us, please email, info@blackmagicwoman.com.au
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 36 min
    Nyoka Morgan

    Nyoka Morgan

    In this episode, Nyoka shines a light on the urgent and ongoing challenges that Aboriginal communities in Western Australia face. With a focus on the impact of systemic issues on children and families, we delve into the critical topics of inadequate care services, funding shortages, and the repercussions of these deficits.

    Recommendations throughout this episode: 

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/nyyani/

    https://nyyani.com/

    Website: www.blackmagicwoman.com.au

    Follow us on Instagram - @blackmagicwomanpodcast

    The Black Magic Woman Podcast is hosted by Mundanara Bayles and is an uplifting conversational style program featuring mainly Aboriginal guests and explores issues of importance to Aboriginal people and communities.  Mundanara is guided by Aboriginal Terms of Reference and focusses more on who people are rather than on what they do.

    If you enjoyed this episode, please ‘Subscribe’ on Apple Podcasts or ‘Follow’ on your Spotify app and tell your friends and family about us! If you’d like to contact us, please email, info@blackmagicwoman.com.au

     
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 37 min
    Kelly Mundine

    Kelly Mundine

    Kelly Mundine co-founded Mibayn, a 100% Koori-owned business, driven by the urgent need to fill the gaps within the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) for Indigenous Australians. This is not just a service; it’s a movement. With a strong cultural heartbeat, Mibayn provides culturally sensitive disability support that not only understands but also respects and uplifts the community it serves.

    Recommendations throughout this episode: 

    https://www.pc.gov.au/ongoing/overcoming-indigenous-disadvantage

    Website: www.blackmagicwoman.com.au

    Follow us on Instagram - @blackmagicwomanpodcast

    The Black Magic Woman Podcast is hosted by Mundanara Bayles and is an uplifting conversational style program featuring mainly Aboriginal guests and explores issues of importance to Aboriginal people and communities.  Mundanara is guided by Aboriginal Terms of Reference and focusses more on who people are rather than on what they do.

    If you enjoyed this episode, please ‘Subscribe’ on Apple Podcasts or ‘Follow’ on your Spotify app and tell your friends and family about us! If you’d like to contact us, please email, info@blackmagicwoman.com.au
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 38 min
    Joe Williams – Ex NRL Player and Founder ‘Our Way Academy’

    Joe Williams – Ex NRL Player and Founder ‘Our Way Academy’

    In this episode former NRL player and founder of 'Our Way Academy' Joe Williams delves into deep discussions about racism, abuse, and the societal changes needed to foster human evolution. Joe addresses the effects of modern society on family relationships and parenting, with insights from Gabor Mate’s book “Hold on to Your Kids.” Joe shares personal struggles with suicide attempts, addiction, and also touches on their achievements in sports, while offering words of hope to their younger self.

    Our yarn really underscores the importance of cultural education, the preservation of ancient stories, and the creation of a positive present for the younger generation through a strong cultural identity. Joe also tells us about Our Way Academy, which aims to instill core values in youth. This deadly yarn is one of community and familial support being vital for nurturing future generations.

    Recommendations throughout this episode: 

    www.joewilliams.com.au/shop

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/joe-williams-592767123/

    Website: www.blackmagicwoman.com.au

    Follow us on Instagram - @blackmagicwomanpodcast

    The Black Magic Woman Podcast is hosted by Mundanara Bayles and is an uplifting conversational style program featuring mainly Aboriginal guests and explores issues of importance to Aboriginal people and communities.  Mundanara is guided by Aboriginal Terms of Reference and focusses more on who people are rather than on what they do.

    If you enjoyed this episode, please ‘Subscribe’ on Apple Podcasts or ‘Follow’ on your Spotify app and tell your friends and family about us! If you’d like to contact us, please email, info@blackmagicwoman.com.au
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 34 min
    A/Prof Rick Macourt

    A/Prof Rick Macourt

    Rick Macourt is Associate Professor of Practice and Associate Dean, First Nations Strategy and Services in the Faculty of Medicine & Health at the University of Sydney. He is also the founder and Managing Director of First Nations Economics. Rick was previously Director, First Nations Expenditure and Outcomes at NSW Treasury having previously worked in Federal and local government as well as the private and NGO sectors. Rick is currently a Board Member of Black Rainbow and an Indigenous Advisory Committee Member at Siemens Australia. He has published a number of reports, articles and a children’s book on First Nations matters and is committed to supporting the self-determination of First Nations peoples.

    Recommendations throughout this episode: 

    https://blackrainbow.org.au/

    https://firstnationseconomics.com/

    Website: www.blackmagicwoman.com.au

    Follow us on Instagram - @blackmagicwomanpodcast

    The Black Magic Woman Podcast is hosted by Mundanara Bayles and is an uplifting conversational style program featuring mainly Aboriginal guests and explores issues of importance to Aboriginal people and communities.  Mundanara is guided by Aboriginal Terms of Reference and focusses more on who people are rather than on what they do.

    If you enjoyed this episode, please ‘Subscribe’ on Apple Podcasts or ‘Follow’ on your Spotify app and tell your friends and family about us! If you’d like to contact us, please email, info@blackmagicwoman.com.au
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 37 min
    Jaynaya Winmar

    Jaynaya Winmar

    Jaynaya Winmar is a proud Noongar/Balladong woman from Quairading in the wheatbelt region of Western Australia. She’s also a Cycle breaker, a Glow Getter, and an Indigenous Entrepreneur. As a dual business owner, Jaynaya says her passion in life has always been to make the most of every opportunity. 

    In this week’s episode, Jaynaya Winmar talks to Mundanara about being part of a network of First Nations investors, advice for when you’re seeking investment and her experiences in the industry. 

    Recommendations throughout this episode: 

    https://www.minderoo.org/news/blak-angels-investment-network

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/jaynaya-winmar-b5a24029/

    Website: www.blackmagicwoman.com.au

    Follow us on Instagram - @blackmagicwomanpodcast

    The Black Magic Woman Podcast is hosted by Mundanara Bayles and is an uplifting conversational style program featuring mainly Aboriginal guests and explores issues of importance to Aboriginal people and communities.  Mundanara is guided by Aboriginal Terms of Reference and focusses more on who people are rather than on what they do.

    If you enjoyed this episode, please ‘Subscribe’ on Apple Podcasts or ‘Follow’ on your Spotify app and tell your friends and family about us! If you’d like to contact us, please email, info@blackmagicwoman.com.au

     
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 27 min

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