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Word Up shares the diverse languages of black Australia from Anmatyerre to Arrernte, from Bidjara to Bundjalung, from Nyungar to Ngaanyatjarra, from Yankunytjatjara to Yorta Yorta—one word at a time.

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Word Up shares the diverse languages of black Australia from Anmatyerre to Arrernte, from Bidjara to Bundjalung, from Nyungar to Ngaanyatjarra, from Yankunytjatjara to Yorta Yorta—one word at a time.

    Word Up: Caroline Hughes

    Word Up: Caroline Hughes

    Just two years ago there were only around 200 words in Ngunnawal language but now there’s ten times that.

    • 7 min
    Word Up: Brodie Murray

    Word Up: Brodie Murray

    Wamba Wamba country straddles both sides of the Murray River and takes in towns like Deniliquin in New South Wales and Swan Hill in Victoria.

    • 3 min
    Word Up: Rudi Bremer

    Word Up: Rudi Bremer

    Since 2017 Rudi Bremer has been speaking to people across the country about their languages for Word Up and it's kid sister program Little Yarns on ABC kids Listen.

    • 3 min
    Word Up: Tilly Tjala Thomas

    Word Up: Tilly Tjala Thomas

    From an early age Tilly began learning her Nukunu from her parents through games and walking on country.

    • 3 min
    Word Up: Candace Kruger

    Word Up: Candace Kruger

    Yugambeh language comes from south-east Queensland and north-eastern New South Wales — the Gold Coast, and my country - Tweed Heads.

    • 3 min
    Word Up: Delson Stokes

    Word Up: Delson Stokes

    Wongatha language is spoken around the Goldfields of Western Australia.

    • 6 min

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