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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- Here's the latest CAAMA news: William Tilmouth says short Governments and uncertain funding are disempowering... http://t.co/vIeXJzmceo about 11 hours ago from Facebook ReplyRetweetFavorite
- CAAMA Radio Crew Attended The 2015 Ceduna Oyster Festival. http://t.co/Sh0DrDATaN about 13 hours ago from Facebook ReplyRetweetFavorite
- Winner of CAAMA Music's Alukura competition, Dora Smith from Broome has returned to Alice Springs to record her... http://t.co/RPR5Uis4qQ about 15 hours ago from Facebook ReplyRetweetFavorite
- Why doesn't Government give Aboriginal programs the time to prove themselves ? http://t.co/rTo9wtD90o 06:26:28 PM October 08, 2015 from Facebook ReplyRetweetFavorite
- Why doesn't Government give Aboriginal programs the time to prove themselves ? http://t.co/Ulnv35z4BO http://t.co/hyK4mEZaqd 06:17:15 PM October 08, 2015 from Twitter Web Client ReplyRetweetFavorite
- Jacinta Nampijinpa Price wants unity within the community and that's why she's running in the 2015 Alice Springs... http://t.co/ABbfgMtJdg 03:01:27 PM October 08, 2015 from Facebook ReplyRetweetFavorite
- Warren H Williams, Great Southern Land! Our favourite version of this song :) http://t.co/g3dGGg5Rto 12:57:52 PM October 08, 2015 from Facebook ReplyRetweetFavorite
- Warren H Williams has a new #country album in the works. More news over at @WarrenHDani #aboriginal #australia #Indigenous #music 08:07:15 AM October 08, 2015 from Twitter Web Client ReplyRetweetFavorite
- Solutions may not be easy BUT......... http://t.co/HRs4KZYYCd 06:36:54 PM October 07, 2015 from Facebook ReplyRetweetFavorite
- Great pic of all the broadcasters at the 2015 Remote Indigenous Media Festival in Lajamanu last week! http://t.co/rHyXxKjWtJ 10:06:25 AM October 07, 2015 from Facebook ReplyRetweetFavorite
- News Wrap October 9
The latest CAAMA news: William Tilmouth says short Governments and uncertain funding are disempowering Aboriginal people, Anangu people celebrate new 5 million hectare Indigenous Protected Area, Mental Health Week marked with Stress Less Day in Alice Springs and the Tour X Oz cycling from Adelaide to Darwin, and finally the Ceduna Oyster festival draws crowds.
- Nurnakah Show – Aboriginal Perfromers
Today’s Nurnakah Show is about LGBTI artists, queer and cultural identities, radical self-expression, politics and art, and general fabulousness!
- Women’s Business…Mental Health Week 2015
Mental Health Association of Central Australia along with many service providers in Alice Springs came together for Mental Health Week to raise awareness and provide support for people who may be suffering with mental health. Joining Lorena Walker and Suman Kumar in the CAAMA truck was the sweet sounds of The Everlastings with service providers from Lifeline Central Australia, NT Community Visitor Program, Menzies School of Research and Catholic Care NT.
Mental unwellness affects 20% of the Australian population. this means 1 in every 5 people suffer from a mental disorder. the impact of mental unwellness in our communities, our families, society and our economy is enormous.
A big thank you to all our guests who joined us on Women’s Business Laurel Duffel, Sophie Staughton, Michelle Sweet and Teresa Imms.
- Music for the Mind: Dora Smith on Mental Health Week
Winner of CAAMA Music’s Alukura competition, Dora Smith from Broome has returned to Alice Springs to record her first EP, and says music helps her and her family cope with mental illness.
- Stress Less Day At The Park 2015
As mental health week wrapped up in Alice Springs, hundreds of locals came down to the park opposite the Royal Flying Doctors to have a stress free day.
There were many service providers with stalls full of information for people to access, those service providers included Metal Illness Fellowship Australia NT (MIFANT), Carers NT, Mental Health Association of Central Australia (MHACA), Menzies School of Health, Mental Health Central Australian Health Service (MH CAHS), Mission Australia, Drug and Alcohol Services Association (DASA), Lifline, Catholic Care, The Gap Youth Centre, Headspace, Healthy Life Styles Bush mob and many more.