Aboriginal connections to country, culture and family

Flynn Dunbavan spoke with Wongaibon man Wayne Fazldeen about connecting with his culture. Featured image: Aboriginal Rock Art, Anbangbang Rock Shelter, Kakadu National Park, Australia According to ozoutback.com.au, it shows Namondjok, a Creation Ancestor, with his wife Barrginj below, the Lightning Man Namarrgon to the right, and a group of men and women with ceremonial headdresses underneath. […]


Quantum spirituality

Where does spirituality end and science begin? CHRISTIAN JAILER writes that science is starting to provide evidence for some of our spiritual beliefs. Quantum physics, also known as quantum mechanics, is a central theory in physics that examines the tiniest particles and energies revealed in nature. These comprise of atoms and subatomic particles such as electrons […]


Lost connections

By Jasmine Ryan @JasmineRyanTAFE The online world has caused a divide between human connections in the real world. In situations where we feel bored or have nothing to do our natural human instincts would be to talk to somebody either next to us or start up a conversation with a total stranger, to read a […]


Sorry Day and Reconciliation Week 2018

By Thomas English @thomasjenglish7 On Sorry Day and during Reconciliation Week Australians say sorry for the policies that led to the Stolen Generations. For more than 100 years the government had an official policy of removing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children from their families. The majority of children were taken between 1869 and 1969, but […]


Reconciliation Week 2018: Connections

Thank you for joining us for today’s program, ‘Connections’, in recognition of Sorry Day and Reconciliation Week 2018. Today we acknowledge the ongoing anguish felt by families torn apart by government policies that created the Stolen Generations. We grieve that there is still so far to go before we close the gap. In ‘Connections’ we […]


It’s complicated …

By Harry Ashford-Cox @harryashford15 Relationships come in all shapes and sizes. Perfect or complicated, movie and TV relationships often show us reflections of our own relationships – with partners, family or even friends. Here are five tricky ones. Romeo and Juliet in Romeo and Juliet Romeo and Juliet definitely love one another and the movie does a […]


10 things that happen when you fall in love

BY HARRY ASHFORD-COX @harryashford15 We all know the feeling … weak knees, butterflies in the tummy, an inability to think about anything or anyone but bae <3 Harry A-C has done some research to find the definitive list of what actually happens to us when we find true love. Your appearance matters Obviously when you […]


Animalia: the playlist

Thanks for joining us today on Sydney TAFE Radio for our Friday #animalia special. We’ll be uploading a podcast of the show, as well as previous weeks’ shows, next week. In the meantime, here’s the playlist of the animal-themed tunes we played today, with music direction by Flynn Dunbavan, Rob Frezza Mangone, Anthony Shelston, Liam […]