‘Our State’ is a half-hour, weekly radio segment airing 1:30pm ACST each Monday on Adelaide's FiveAA.The program focuses on uncovering and sharing important subjects: the interesting, the significant, the future, the unknown and the things that are happening, right now, in South Australia. Each week, a wide range of guests discuss achievements, initiatives and events which highlight South Australia’s priorities.
11/10/2021 - 197 - Tarnanthi 2021 Festival
Tarnanthi [pronounced TAR-nan-dee], the Art Gallery of South Australia’s festival of contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art, will feature the work of 1400 artists in exhibitions and events at AGSA and venues across South Australia from 15 October 2021 – 30 January 2022.
Artists hailing from the length and breadth of Australia have created new works of art for Tarnanthi, reinvigorating culture through a range of mediums – from photography, weaving and sculpture to painting, fashion, film and immersive installations.
Hear from Tarnanthi Artistic Director, Nici Cumpston OAM, as she discusses the exhibition and the art fair.
27/09/2021 - 196 - Indigenous Business Month / The Circle First Nations Entrepreneur Hub
October marks Indigenous Business Month, a chance to celebrate and recognise the contribution of Indigenous businesses to the South Australian economy.
The Circle - First Nations Entrepreneur Hub located at Lot Fourteen assists the South Australian Aboriginal Business Sector with support to build businesses through increased connections, capacity, capability and confidence.
Join guests Di Dixon from Lot Fourteen, Kelly May from The Circle and Tony Coppins from Totem Wifi as they discuss the importance of The Circle and Indigenous Business Month.
20/09/2021 - 195 - 2021 Ruby Awards
Established in 2006 the Ruby Awards were named after late arts patron, Dame Ruby Litchfield, who in her lifetime was very involved in the arts. Nominations are now open for the 2021 Ruby Awards, which recognise South Australia's artistic excellence.
Hear from Arts South Australia manager, Janey Dolan and 2020 Ruby Award winner, Ross McHenry, as they discuss the importance of the awards and why the arts community should get involved.
13/09/2021 - 194 - Foster and Kinship Carer Week.
This week is Foster and Kinship Carer Week (12-18 September) which gives us an opportunity to celebrate foster and kinship carers across South Australia and recognise their efforts in caring for vulnerable children and young people.
Hear from guests including 2021 Foster Carer of the Year, Katina Karam about her motivation to become a foster carer and the importance foster carers play in the community.
06/09/2021 - 193 - Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year
The Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year is now on at the South Australian Museum.
Since 2004 the Museum has welcomed photographers of all ages, skill levels, and nationalities to submit images of fauna, flora or landscapes in Australia, New Zealand, Antarctica and the New Guinea regions. This year’s competition judges, Narelle Autio, Trent Parke and Stavros Pippos, canvassed an extraordinary 2,206 entries from 17 countries – the second highest number of entries in the competition’s history. The exhibition opened to the public on 27 August and closes on 31 October 2021.
30/08/2021 - 192 - 2021 Governor's Multicultural Awards Nominations Open
Nominations for the 2021 Governor's Multicultural Awards are now open. The awards celebrate the state's diversity and recognise individuals, teams and organisations that have made an outstanding contribution to multiculturalism, social cohesion and interculturalism in SA.
Tune in to hear from Chair of the 2021 GMA Judging Panel, Judge Rauf Soulio, and last year's winner of the Senior Volunteer Award, Raymond Sardana, as they discuss the awards and the importance of celebrating our state's multiculturalism.