More stories from the CAAMA team

  • West Coast Waves defeat Sydney Uni Flames in last Alice Springs match

    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

    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

    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.

  • Tauto Sansbury…. the Freedom Summit is a call for Unity !

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    The organiser of a gathering which is being held in Alice Springs next week has stressed the importance of creating a unified voice in the effort to confront Government policies which are impacting negatively on his people.

    Veteran South Australian Aboriginal rights campaigner Tauto Sansbury says that the Freedom Summit will address cultural preservation for all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and is heavily focussed on gaining a diverse range of perspectives.

    Mr Sansbury, a Narungga man from Point Pierce in South Australia , says the national summit will be an inclusive event for all Aboriginal and Islander people’s.

  • Domestic Violence reduced by 50% in Ntaria

    Ntaria has celebrated White Ribbon Day with some exciting news, all their hard work has paid off with a 50% drop in incidents of domestic violence in the community!