Your Community, Country & Council Live Online Forum

Next date: Wednesday, 12 August 2020 | 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Live Forum designed by and for Aboriginal peoples interested in knowing more about being a councillor, the complexities of local government and to encourage participation in the 2020 Local Government elections – either as a voter or as a candidate.

Charles Pakana an independent Aboriginal journalist and broadcaster will be joined by Shahni Wellington Political Correspondent with NITV. 

Shahni Wellington is a proud Jerrinja woman from the south coast of New South Wales. A multi-award nominated journalist specialising in politics, indigenous affairs and sport, she is currently NITV’s Political Correspondent working out of Parliament House, Canberra. She has also been published in Anita Heiss’ Growing up Aboriginal in Australia anthology.

Shahni will be presenting and answering questions on subjects relating to:

  • pitching stories to media
  • profile building using social media platforms
  • social media as platforms to promote key issues

Note: Forum will be conducted via Zoom and will be interactive.

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  • Wednesday, 12 August 2020 | 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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