Researchers predict that by 2050, no fluent speakers of First Nations languages will remain in Australia – if language preservation is not tackled head on…

With the powerful aim of reinforcing and reclaiming indigenous language – First Nations artists along with researchers from Deakin university and University of Melbourne have produced a new album Gunditjmara Alive, celebrating Gunditjmara language through song and music.

Image: Image courtesy of Sophie Couchman and Jonathon O’Donnell

Produced By: Emma Wotzke

Featured In Story: Dr Vicki Couzens – community linguist and proud Keerray Wooroong Gunditjmara woman, and

First aired on The Wire, Thursday 27 July 2023