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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- Federal Minister Nigel Scullion acknowledges significance of culture. http://t.co/6SGNcFaQcX about 12 hours ago from Facebook ReplyRetweetFavorite
- Minister says culture cannot be ignored....even in job program ! http://t.co/zQhu3mTNfK http://t.co/1uh2UdSjw8 about 12 hours ago from Twitter Web Client ReplyRetweetFavorite
- To all the Brothers out there the Brothers Show will be at the Alice Springs show Tomorrow morning from 10am -... http://t.co/dK4uX5TFbF about 14 hours ago from Facebook ReplyRetweetFavorite
- In the lead up to NAIDOC week, we ask YOU, what does NAIDOC mean to you? about 18 hours ago from Facebook ReplyRetweetFavorite
- Robyn Lambley vows to be a strong independent voice for Alice Springs resident http://t.co/opVUE3LfjA about 20 hours ago from Facebook ReplyRetweetFavorite
- Wow! Hope you enjoyed territory day! This photo from Michael Robertson is a time lapse and shows just how... http://t.co/m6lMAFm6Uw 05:48:46 AM July 02, 2015 from Facebook ReplyRetweetFavorite
- Adam Giles wants a "One Territory" http://t.co/V46VH25008 http://t.co/aJifCdI8yV 06:00:35 PM July 01, 2015 from Twitter Web Client ReplyRetweetFavorite
- Adam Giles says while historically there had been a lot of heat between Land Councils , Aboriginal people and... http://t.co/b9PX8jbrq4 05:53:01 PM July 01, 2015 from Facebook ReplyRetweetFavorite
- N.T. Chief Minister keen to see improvements for the mob ! http://t.co/V46VH25008 05:49:25 PM July 01, 2015 from Twitter Web Client ReplyRetweetFavorite
- Shadows On Blue just on CAAMA! On the Drive Time! Congrats to their guitarist Ben Allen on winning NT Song of the... http://t.co/66zSdkh7Nc 04:43:37 PM July 01, 2015 from Facebook ReplyRetweetFavorite
- Minister says culture cannot be ignored….even in job program !
The Federal MInister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders says it is impossible to ignore cultural issues and how they impact on delivery of the new Community Development Program in remote Aboriginal communities.
Under the new CDP… Aboriginal people will be expected to work a maximum 25 hours per week to receive welfare payments, with six weeks of holidays over summer and 10 days of cultural leave.
Northern Territory Senator Nigel Scullion says cultural leave for funerals is an important element that Government has now taken into consideration.
- $1.3 Billion dollar WA land use agreement – ‘self determination in action’
A Western Australian based Aboriginal academic has questioned the viability of native title in urban based areas.
Braden Hill manager of the Kulbardi Aboriginal Centre at the Murdoch University says there are a number of misconceptions surrounding native title especially in urban based areas which makes self determination difficult to achieve.
Mr Hill says while land use agreement deals offers traditional owners the opportunity to develop and establish programs for the betterment of their people it can sometimes be difficult to actually implement programs which are acceptable to urban based non Aboriginal communities.
- Keeping Language Alive…Canberra mob show how it’s done
The Ngunawal people of Canberra have taken a big step towards reclaiming and revitalizing their own language with a number of preschools in Canberra teaching the local language.
Ngunawal elder and custodian Glen Freeman tells us more About the program.
- Robyn Lambley talks the talk
The new independent member for the Centralian seat of Araluen says any decision to scrap the Araluen electorate is a backwards step for the centre and believes that the local voice is under threat of being represented in the NT parliment in decades to come.
Former CLP member Robyn Lambley was demoted from cabinet after the failed leadership coup against Adam Giles, has quit the Country Liberal Party after what she claimed was months of being frozen out of the party room process.
- Aboriginal Eye health a ‘national priority’ says Dr Mark Loane
A leading Aboriginal and Islander health service which has been delivering a frontline eye health program for more than four years is calling on the Federal Government to renew its funding.
IRIS, The Indigenous and Remote Eye Health Service has performed over two thousand eye procedures and distributed two million dollars’ worth of equipment to remote communities across Australia.
Dr. Mark Loane chairman of the Rural indigenous Eye Health program has expressed the importance of maintaining good eye health and says a collective response at a national level is the key to solving eye health issues in communities.
Dr. Loane says everyone involved in the IRIS program is hoping to continue their work which is a joint initiative of the Australian Society of Ophthalmologists and Government.