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Tag: Jacob Ridgeway

Indigenous storytelling in spotlight for NAIDOC Week

A podcast series exploring the storytelling traditions of our local Aboriginal communities was launched today as part of NAIDOC Week celebrations.  Produced through City of Newcastle's Libraries in support of this year’s NAIDOC Week theme, Newcastle’s First Storytellers: Always Was, Always Will Be highlights the region’s rich Indigenous culture and history.  Lord Mayor Nuatali Nelmes said through the...

From the editor: check in on your friends, family

I’ve written countless articles on mental health during my time in the media. I previously covered the start of Where There’s A Will foundation in Scone, which is doing some fantastic initiatives in...

Musician urges community to check in on their mates

Jacob Ridgeway believes one simple question could help save a life. The Newcastle-based musician and R U OK? ambassador is urging the community to check in on their mates during the annual event...