Rhoda Roberts Member of the Bundjalung Nation talks on KoolNDeadly

Updated: Jun 11



Rhoda Roberts is a member of the Bundjalung nation, Widjabul clan. Rhoda is an acclaimed presenter, journalist, actor, producer and arts guru with a diverse range of international and national industry practice within commercial, community and non-profit organisations. Rhoda talks to Gman on 3KND about how important “Reconciliation” is in today’s world. "The theme of National Reconciliation Week In This Together is more important than ever, as we require a shift in the national cultural consciousness to reconcile the truth and history of our First Peoples.



Rhoda was the founder and Festival Director of the Dreaming Festivals (1995-2009) As an actor/producer and director, she continues to work as a consultant, is a sought after speaker and performer in theatre, film, television and radio. She recently completed 21 years as Radio broadcaster with the National Music program Deadly Sounds . She now produces the weekly national Program Deadly Voices from the House , the live talks and the monthly.


Rhoda Roberts AO, Sydney Opera House Head of First Nations Programming says, "The theme of National Reconciliation Week In This Together is more important than ever, as we require a shift in the national cultural consciousness to reconcile the truth and history of our First Peoples. The land of Tubowgule, on which the Opera House stands, has long been a place for people to share stories, dance, listen to music, and engage in ritual and ceremony. While we can't physically meet and share the same experiences during this time, we can do so online, together."

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