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Grant Hansen and his Pathways with the Iconic Band 'Blackfire'

Grant Hansen is a Taungarung - I’m a Kulin man from the Kulin nation and best known as the creative genius behind the three times Logie nominated show for Best Sports Program, The Marngrook Footy Show, broadcasted nationally on NITV and SBS. He has not only been the creative writer, Executive Producer and Host of the cult popular football show since 2007 but a pioneer in Indigenous media production, historical Aboriginal rights’ movements and the creator of the only nationally broadcasted AFL show. Grant talks to Gman about his many pathways and the iconic band “Blackfire”.

Grant is also on the national Dreamtime Awards selection panel, that acknowledges excellence in Indigenous Arts around the nation, a board member of the First Australians Media Enterprises (formerly known as SEIMA), with past and ongoing associations on the Australian Council Indigenous Arts board, National Indigenous Television (NITV) board, City of Melbourne Indigenous Arts board and was the former Chair, CEO and founding member of Songlines Music Aboriginal Corporation.


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