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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- Freedom Summit is a call for Unity.....Tauto Sansbury . http://t.co/2iyMuZkopk http://t.co/IhXP04Z3yg 11:21:52 AM November 21, 2014 from Twitter Web Client ReplyRetweetFavorite
- It was bush here before colonisation...but it was not empty . http://t.co/op6slVMLz6 http://t.co/rAmv1qEd5x 01:31:46 PM November 19, 2014 from Twitter Web Client ReplyRetweetFavorite
- @BrisbaneBlacks Respond to rally on the weekend. http://t.co/qPaHcnsYTI #G20Brisbane http://t.co/zIqYvp1y03 12:02:02 PM November 18, 2014 from Twitter Web Client in reply to brisbaneblacks ReplyRetweetFavorite
- RT @RecAustralia: Will 6 outspoken Aussies change their views on Aboriginal Australia? The journey w/ @RayMartin starts tonight on @SBS #Fi… 11:08:23 AM November 18, 2014 from Twitter Web Client ReplyRetweetFavorite
- One of the greatest acts of betrayal in this country ! http://t.co/bOZ2yEMx5y http://t.co/RUDLemRExn 01:11:49 PM November 17, 2014 from Twitter Web Client ReplyRetweetFavorite
- Lack of autism diagnosis means Aboriginal families are missing out on services. http://t.co/yOWZhuMJSj http://t.co/ckoyEjWrfD 06:36:19 PM November 12, 2014 from Twitter Web Client ReplyRetweetFavorite
- A time for honesty....Rosalie Kunoth Monks. http://t.co/mTikJUsZaM http://t.co/ljuKJBva8m 06:22:55 PM November 11, 2014 from Twitter Web Client ReplyRetweetFavorite
- CAAMA Radio snaps up two National Awards. http://t.co/AyhjNofGiw http://t.co/kBnO26Vr0I 06:00:12 PM November 11, 2014 from Twitter Web Client ReplyRetweetFavorite
- #Aboriginal music group Blekbala Mujik talk about their early history and give a live performance of their hit #Uluru http://t.co/LBFqmLt4wW 03:32:34 PM November 11, 2014 from Twitter Web Client ReplyRetweetFavorite
- Imported Languages Are Not Unique to this Country http://t.co/GH1yHWLP56 http://t.co/bv0f2NbFem 06:40:58 PM November 10, 2014 from Twitter Web Client ReplyRetweetFavorite
- Creating a New Direction in Health Outcomes
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.
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…
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
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!