About CAAMA Radio 8-kin FM
The CAAMA Radio network is an FM and online service which broadcasts Aboriginal radio to remote and regional Australia via satellite and to the world over the internet 24/7. The satellite footprint of the CAAMA satellite service is available to 2/3 of the country, we broadcast on 23 of our own transmitters 149 remote indigenous transmitters and approximately 35 self help transmitters on mine sites and roadhouses across outback and regional Australia with a listening audience in excess of 400,000 people.
Our programming is presented by a staff of 11 full time broadcasters, producers and trainees; we have a strong commitment to training with everyone undertaking training to certificate level. Our programming is in made up of language programs in 4 different indigenous languages from central Australia and English. We have a news service focusing on all indigenous issues, comprising 5 bulletins a day and a 1 hour current affairs program 5 days a week. We are the only station doing a regular indigenous news and current affairs service.
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- RT @musicnt: Indigenous women/girls in CentralAus with a passion for music apply for Desert Divas @CAAMAMUSIC @caama @RadioAlice1 http://t.… about 55 minutes ago from Twitter Web Client ReplyRetweetFavorite
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- The fabulous Grace Barbé spoke on @caama about her heritage and sang live! Check out her performance! @ArtbackNT https://t.co/Dts6zVec5J about 1 hour ago from Twitter Web Client ReplyRetweetFavorite
- Global Summit accepts cultural knowledge is extremely valuable. http://t.co/iRVdFScCIP http://t.co/Pn8fMUW4m7 about 22 hours ago from Twitter Web Client ReplyRetweetFavorite
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- Australia's poor track record dealing with home grown Human Rights concerns. http://t.co/PFnQREqAiZ http://t.co/mtcTusMxmf 01:16:57 PM August 19, 2014 from Twitter Web Client ReplyRetweetFavorite
- NAPLAN report: Minister calls for dramatic changes to N.T. school system. http://t.co/NzUXeowEyW http://t.co/S7Nskkd1PK 06:09:54 PM August 18, 2014 from Twitter Web Client ReplyRetweetFavorite
- Brandis Showed fundamental misunderstanding - Shadow Attorney. http://t.co/Jh3axml7Kf http://t.co/VDXobndUBd 03:54:03 PM August 18, 2014 from Twitter Web Client ReplyRetweetFavorite
- Can #Aus Govt be held legally responsible for new #StolenGen? Historic #Canadian court case is paving the way. http://t.co/fI1bW9jHes 01:20:04 PM August 18, 2014 from Twitter Web Client ReplyRetweetFavorite
- Community Clip of the Year @ NIMA Awards 2014 http://t.co/o1zZiYoETH 08:20:52 AM August 18, 2014 from Twitter Web Client ReplyRetweetFavorite
- A Moment With Warren H Williams: Music and Aboriginal People
We sat down with country music star Warren H Williams to ask him what music has meant in his life and to his people.
- Grace Barbé talks about “Water People” and sings live on CAAMA Radio
- Global Summit accepts cultural knowledge is extremely valuable.
Central Australian based mental health academic Professor Tim Carey says that people who are self-determining don’t always make the choices others think they should …but society must be able to accommodate this.
Head of Research and Deputy Director at the Centre for Remote Health Professor Carey recently returned from the Global Summit on Diagnostic Alternatives…a forum which discussed new therapies and greater recognition and acceptance of other cultures.
- Australia’s poor track record in dealing with home grown Human Rights concerns…..
A Melbourne based Human Rights lawyer says Australia has a poor track record in complying with home based human rights complaints …despite being a signatory to major Internatonal Human Rights Agreements.
Hugh De Kretser from the Melbourne based Human rights Law Centre told CAAMA RADIO that in broad terms Australia is a party to all of the major human rights treaties that create binding international law obligations which must be complied with.
WHAT a show we had this week it was packed with great guests.
Uncle Stracky came in to talk about some of the importance of getting check ups and about the message that us as BROTHERS need to do more of: TALK TO EACH OTHER!!!!
We talked to the Tjintu Desert Band about what the fellas have been up to and about going up to Darwin for the National Indigenous Music Awards 2014, where they were nominated for New Talent Of The Year.
Micha Bartlet came into the studio to talk about shooting the film clip for the Tjintu Desert Band’s song Walpa Warri and the work that he has been doing since starting at CAAMA Productions.
Also on the show, we talked to Sonny Van Den Burg from Ceduna about his journey of becoming a pilot and his dreams for the future which would see more Aboriginal pilots throughout the Australian Aviation Community.