Today's podcast episode with Dominic Barry.
Dom Barry is a proud Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara man from the remote community of Kaltjiti (Fregon) in the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands, and a former professional AFL player, playing for the Melbourne Football Club and the Port Adelaide Football Club. Dom shares his story about moving from Alice Springs to Melbourne as a teenager, boarding at Ballarat and starting his professional career.
On today’s episode we discuss Dom’s journey, his ideas about continuing education and wellbeing for Indigenous children and Dom shares some insights on how First Nations people approach, treat and heal mental ill health and what being on country means to Indigenous people. Thank you to Dom for sharing so much in this episode.