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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- Nova explains leaked emails in Parliament. http://t.co/t3DfU8WC6P http://t.co/S4jhB8J1LK about 7 hours ago from Twitter Web Client ReplyRetweetFavorite
- Students Get Inspired For Their Futures! http://t.co/nkGiRTQNH4 http://t.co/RtyJpdlfM9 about 9 hours ago from Twitter Web Client ReplyRetweetFavorite
- "I was the king!" CAAMA's first remote #indigenous broadcaster @WarrenHWilliam1 remembers first going on air in 1996. http://t.co/j62ANQ46eE 04:53:45 PM October 29, 2014 from Twitter Web Client ReplyRetweetFavorite
- Sistergirls and Brotherboys celebrate #pride carnival in #alicesprings! http://t.co/idJxKUHM61 #indigenous #LGBT #australia 12:35:32 PM October 29, 2014 from Twitter Web Client ReplyRetweetFavorite
- Have you heard about the Northern Alliance? Its bringing #aboriginal #media groups together to fight for funding. https://t.co/pAPilRaDFi 12:32:40 PM October 29, 2014 from Twitter Web Client ReplyRetweetFavorite
- Anderson Rejects Claim Ice Has Gripped Communities ......... Listen to the interview http://t.co/4VT5o1BGIU http://t.co/cH7HaKroWg 11:50:36 AM October 29, 2014 from Twitter Web Client ReplyRetweetFavorite
- Geoff Clarke shares a few thoughts………. http://t.co/4RDKErfDG8 http://t.co/fPEqJtVCz4 10:06:29 AM October 29, 2014 from Twitter Web Client ReplyRetweetFavorite
- Marianne McKay speaks out on Deaths in Custody ! http://t.co/j7YRhXbR1W http://t.co/DTpQwoGG1y 09:46:17 AM October 28, 2014 from Twitter Web Client ReplyRetweetFavorite
- Australians March Against Aboriginal Deaths In Custody http://t.co/gN7b8Y91Wk http://t.co/rTU0fvdNhT 08:34:28 AM October 28, 2014 from Twitter Web Client ReplyRetweetFavorite
- "Creative Spirits " turn the spotlight on racism in Australia. http://t.co/c8OAxGV26I http://t.co/LMni277zVE 03:20:30 PM October 27, 2014 from Twitter Web Client ReplyRetweetFavorite
- Nova explains leaked emails in Parliament
“The release and publication of these emails is an attempt to extract money and embarrass me and my family. With legal options now exhausted this other party has turned to the media.”
- “Mr Abbott Should Stop Hurting Territorians” – Warren Snowdon
The Abbott Government has moved to increase the fuel excise tax twice a year, every year. They did this without having to explain their actions through legislation in parliament.
An average family who spends $50 on fuel a week would be slugged an extra $0.40 at the bowser. But Federal Member for Lingiari Warren Snowdon says that the excise will impact on families in the bush and on remote communites.
- 2014 Toyota Star Maker Winner Jared Porter Sings Live!
Country singer Jared Porter joined Mikaela on CAAMA’s Drive time to talk about life after winning the 2014 Toyota Star Maker competition and to play some of his latest tunes.
- Students Get Inspired For Their Futures!
CAAMA Radio Broadcaster Mikaela Simpson visited the St Philips Girls Boarding House, her previous boarding school, to talk to the young female students about the importance of staying in school, having a plan and sharing their voices with their community. *Can you spot Mikaela amongst the students?*
- Aboriginal Media will strengthen under Northern Alliance !
Chairman of the Northern Alliance, CAAMA CEO Michael Robertson, speaks with Paul Wiles about ongoing efforts to create stronger working relationship both within the sector and with Government. Michael remains positive about future growth and the ongoing role of the Alliance in promoting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture across the nation.