Communities call for cultural burning funding for bushfire mitigation
Nova Peris sues Jacinta Price over Studio 10 debate
[Tom Cowie, SMH]
[Bill Brown, ABC]
The Bega Valley community is one of many across Australia to have demonstrated the benefits of traditional cool fire burning, but are unable to sustain cultural fire management because of a lack of recurrent program funding.
Former Olympian Nova Peris is suing conservative Indigenous politician Jacinta Price for defamation over comments she made on Studio 10 accusing the ex-Labor senator of protecting abusers amid the fallout of host Kerri-Anne Kennerley being accused of racism.