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  • Community closures is Genocide…Nyungah campaigner
    Tuesday, November 25th, 2014


    Western Australian Nyungah Land and Culture protector Iva Hayward-Jackson has voiced his concerns about the adverse effects of people being forced off their land as a part of the Western Australian Government’s plan to close over half of the remote Aboriginal communities in the state. Iva Hayward-Jackson joined us and talks to Kyle Dowling about the issue.

  • Faces of Haasts Bluff and Papunya: A Pictorial Journey by Mikaela Simpson
    Tuesday, November 25th, 2014
  • Alice Springs Celebrates White Ribbon Day
    Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

    Alice Springs celebrating the Annual White Ribbon Day by marching down the Todd Mall to the Council Lawns in hopes to raise awareness of Violence Against Women.

  • Alice Springs Celebrates White Ribbon Day 2014: The March
    Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

    The Community of Alice Springs turned out to support and join in the annual White Ribbon Day march and celebration. A large crowd gathered at Anzac Hill to march down the Todd Mall in attempt to raise awareness of violence against women.

    Globally, White Ribbon is the world’s largest male-led movement to end men’s violence against women. Originating in Canada in 1991, White Ribbon is now active in more than 60 countries.

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  • Creating a New Direction in Health Outcomes
    Monday, November 24th, 2014

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    A Central Australian Remote Health Lecturer is calling for a shift in the power base dynamic between Health Professionals and Aboriginal Clients which, she believes is continuing to impact on the delivery of Health Services.

    Lecturer Kath Martin says that it is important to shift away from the practices of old by “Shifting that Professional Power Stigma.”  Ms. Martin says our health professionals need to listen more to Aboriginal clients about how they would like to receive health treatment.

    The Centre for Remote Health provides a number of short courses and workshops for those new to the delivery of Remote Health. Some of the courses attempt to challenge and address issues that create barriers for people accessing Health Services in the Northern Territory.



  • Vice Chairman of 4MW Mariba Wakai Radio visits CAAMA Radio.
    Monday, November 24th, 2014

    John Whop Radio 4MW

    John Whop the Vice Chairman of 4MW Mariba Wakai in the Torres Strait stopped into CAAMA Radio to have a chat with broadcaster Lorena Walker about the importance of Community radio on Thursday Island.


  • Senator for the NT Visits The Bush…
    Monday, November 24th, 2014


    Senator for the Northern Territory Nova Peris travelled to the Haarts Bluff and Papunya Communities last week to be present at the opening of two new store facilities.

    CAAMA Radio Trainee Mikaela Simpson caught up with the Senator.

  • West Coast Waves defeat Sydney Uni Flames in last Alice Springs match
    Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

    Alice Springs has hosted the Womens National Basketball League for years, but the NT Government has announced they will no longer fund the program. Last night the West Coast Waves defeated league number-ones, the Sydney Uni Flames in a close match 79-77. Check out the action and all the mob who came out to join in the fun!

  • Alice Springs Farewells The WNBL
    Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

    It was a clash of East vs. West in the Red Centre as the Women’s National Basketball League played its round 6 game in Alice Springs. A large crowd gathered at Traeger park basketball stadium to farewell the WNBL from Alice Springs and were not disappointed, with a close game, final score reading West Coast Waves 79 points defeating Sydney Uni Flames, 77 points.

    The CAAMA Sports Crew were there to broadcast the action!

  • Haasts Bluff and Papunya Celebrate Community Store Opening
    Friday, November 21st, 2014

    Northern Territory Labor Senator Nova Peris joined the Haasts Bluff and Papunya Community to celebrate the opening of a brand new store in each community. The communities received a grant through the Aboriginal Benefits Account (ABA) to build a new store in each community, both acknowledging and encouraging healthy living lifestyles. The day begun with a quick flight to each community, where Senator Peris, along with Member for Lingiari Warren Snowdon, were greeted by Elders and given a tour of the new facilities and communities. Women and young girls officially opened the stores with traditional dance.

    CAAMA Radio trainee Mikaela Simpson was invited along to celebrate the day.