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ABC Brisbane Radio Interview

You often hear about the loss of indigenous language in Australia, some language experts still maintain that more languages have been lost here than anywhere else on the planet.

The same seems to be true for Indigenous music traditions.

New information from the International Council for Traditional Music says that 98% of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander music traditions have already been lost.

And while there are some projects to help record and pass on this cultural knowledge, they say urgent action is needed.

Catherine Grant, a Postdoctoral Researcher in Music at the University of Newcastle, joined the program to discuss.

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