From water and drought to coal mines in small towns, a neighbourhood's safe-injecting room to the Country Women's Association's brand of feminism, each year these and more stories are told by Australian communities in their own words through the National Features and Documentary Series.
City to the bush, coast to coast, since 2013 the NFDS has commissioned audio works from all over Australia by budding community radio producers.
Produced for the Community Radio Network at the Community Broadcasting Association of Australia with training and mentoring from the Community Media Training Organisation.
The CWA and the F Word (2EAR, Eurobodalla)
The Country Women's Association is at the heart of rural traditional values, so when a young, urban feminist comes knocking on their do...
Yurala (Ngaarda Media, Roebourne)
In the Pilbara, the duties of a Yurala are handed down from father to son through the generations, as they are called on to perform son...
Living Water & Money to Make (Wangki Radio, Fitzroy Crossing)
In the north of Australia, enormous amounts of money are being invested in plans to irrigate using water from some of our wildest river...
Let It Fly: The Namok's Legacy (TEABBA, Darwin)
Bernard Namok Senior designed the Torres Strait Flag, 27 years ago, but despite its continued use, it's still not clear who owns the co...
Transport for People with a Disability (Northside Radio, Sydney)
Accessing transport can be a struggle for many, particularly if you have a disability.
Transport engineer, D...
Eradicating Difference (3CR, Melbourne)
Pregnancy often involves pre-natal screening and testing, that can be mystifying and confusing.
3CR's Amy Mc...