[Bill Brown, ABC]
Communities call for cultural burning funding for bushfire mitigation
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.
[Tom Cowie, SMH]
Nova Peris sues Jacinta Price over Studio 10 debate
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.