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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- News Wrap for this week! Senator Nigel Scullion says "not a bad thing" for Aboriginal people to work for the dole... http://t.co/kL2YO3Dcii about 15 hours ago from Facebook ReplyRetweetFavorite
- Nurse practitioners can and will make a difference in people's lives ! http://t.co/YXOE5As1o4 http://t.co/mExHIrSGzc about 17 hours ago from Twitter Web Client ReplyRetweetFavorite
- Heads up Alice Springs, Quitskills trainers will be heading your way from Tuesday 24th March http://t.co/13vrFhZ8Qd about 19 hours ago from Facebook ReplyRetweetFavorite
- Andy Park... the changing face of media http://t.co/qcRsIEuVuk http://t.co/XNsx10jZPA 11:08:46 AM March 06, 2015 from Twitter Web Client ReplyRetweetFavorite
- 9AM for Our Show! Will you be tuning in around Sydney City!? We'll have your Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras... http://t.co/rTfPqkP21g 07:12:47 PM March 05, 2015 from Facebook ReplyRetweetFavorite
- Wurundjeri mob should be proud!! Check out this deadly elder watching over Melbourne city! http://t.co/3dmMzczssX 03:44:30 PM March 05, 2015 from Facebook ReplyRetweetFavorite
- BREAKING: Guy Sebastian is our Eurovision Song Contest Representative for 2015! What do you think? http://t.co/zt6p2H0fGy 08:53:58 AM March 05, 2015 from Facebook ReplyRetweetFavorite
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- SBS boss wants to educate wider community about the mob ! http://t.co/K9ToFaaTGk http://t.co/7ZBbu0m6GM 06:31:24 PM March 04, 2015 from Twitter Web Client ReplyRetweetFavorite
- The Week That Was: Scullion calls communities “like a cave”, fracking warnings for NT, International Women’s Day celebrated with smoke ceremony, and a state funeral for Tracker Tilmouth
- Nurse practitioners can and will make a difference in people’s lives !
Hazel Booth is a remote area University Lecturer, Nurse Practitioner based at the Centre for Remote Health in Alice Springs.
. A Canadian from Ottawa, Ontario and Whitehorse, Yukon Territory – Hazel designed and worked as the first Yukon nurse practitioner. The role provided services to people living in long-term care facilities. While the majority of her career has been working in advanced practice nursing roles in remote communities in Canada, Hazel has also worked in a clinical leadership role in infectious disease and public health.She joins Paul Wiles on Strong Voices to explain the importance of nurse practitioners.
- Greens Senator concerned by Government report
The Australian Greens have slammed the 2015 intergenerational report which assesses the long-term sustainability of Government policies, claiming a lack of representation of Aboriginal and Islander Australians within the report.
Senator Rachel Siewert Australian Greens spokesperson on Aboriginal and Islander affairs is concerned by the lack of Aboriginal and Islander dedicated content in the 2015 Intergenerational report stating they were virtually missing from the report.
Ms Siewert went on to express her deep concern for the future of Aboriginal and Islander Australians stating their needs are not being adequately addressed and mentioned the recent defunding of Aboriginal services could see greater levels of disadvantage.
- BROTHERS 6-03-15
Central Arrente Man Charles Perkins inspired by the freedom riders of the American Civil Rights Movement, led a group of University students from the University of Sydney and formed a group called the Student Action for Aborigines. Mr Perkins who was the first Aboriginal person to graduate tertiary education, wanted to find out how Aboriginal people were seen in the country towns of New South Wales and raise awareness about the treatment of Australia’s First People.
On the show today we are lucky to catch up with Michael Mansell lawyer and Aboriginal rights campaigner, we also have two BROTHERS that were on the bus for the 50th ride of 2015 Professor Shane Huston the Deputy Vice Chancellor of Sydney University and Ryan Liddle SBS and NITV reporter to talk about their experience
The original Freedom Riders were Charles Perkins, Gary Williams, Aidan Foy, Alan Outhred, Alex Mills, Ann Curthoys, Barry Corr, Beth Hansen, Bob Gallagher, Brian Aarons, Chris Page, Colin Bradford, Darce Cassidy, David Pepper, Derek Molloy, Hall Greenland, Helen Gray, John Butterworth, John Gowdie, John Powles, Judith Rich, Louise Higham, Machteld Hali, Jim Spigelman Norm Mackay, Paddy Dawson, Pat Healy, Ray Leppik, Rick Collins, Robyn Iredale, Sue Johnston, Sue Reeves, Warwick Richards and Wendy Golding.
- Andy Park… the changing face of media
Andy Park moved to The Feed from SBS World News Australia where, as a multimedia journalist, he filed stories for TV and online, on everything from space mining, internet racism, artificial intelligence and gambling addiction. He spent his early career as a radio presenter and music director at Austereo’s Fox FM, before leaving to pursue journalism. Andy worked as a freelance writer in the UK before returning to Australia to write and make video stories with Fairfax Media’.
In his younger days Andy also spent some time in Alice Springs expanding his knowledge about the wine industry