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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- Red Desert Dust Up....Weigh In!!! http://t.co/PZeJCHnxAi about 14 hours ago from Facebook ReplyRetweetFavorite
- Melbourne Football Club hit Ntaria to talk Trachoma to school sturdents ahead of this weekend's clash at TIO... http://t.co/yHL2kWWsqG about 15 hours ago from Facebook ReplyRetweetFavorite
- Mixed reactions to Reconciliation Week, Nova Peris says parliament did not even acknowledge Sorry Day!! Other... http://t.co/o6QJ3O3COG about 16 hours ago from Facebook ReplyRetweetFavorite
- NT First Circles Program an opportunity for emerging young Aboriginal Leaders http://t.co/2VsC08i9Zp about 20 hours ago from Facebook ReplyRetweetFavorite
- Anyone else feel like it's a #powerful weekend coming up in Alice Springs? Port Adelaide Football Club and... http://t.co/TFIKOzl4ji about 21 hours ago from Facebook ReplyRetweetFavorite
- CEO of Port Adelaide Football Club Keith Thomas LIVE ON CAAMA! #caama #pafc http://t.co/gQQOF9owIH 08:52:28 AM May 29, 2015 from Facebook ReplyRetweetFavorite
- Setting up in darkness! From 7 AM we'll come to you LIVE from Jim McConville Oval! #portpower #caama tune in at... http://t.co/BCp9Etsult 07:02:39 AM May 29, 2015 from Facebook ReplyRetweetFavorite
- Yeuendumu, Ti Tree and Harts Range night patrol are assisting Alice Spring Police during this weekends AFL http://t.co/LIuZ2sYiWQ 05:54:39 PM May 28, 2015 from Facebook ReplyRetweetFavorite
- Ten Frank minutes with a Living National Treasure. http://t.co/wE7VfhYtIa http://t.co/WxUDYSmfJj 03:22:39 PM May 28, 2015 from Twitter Web Client ReplyRetweetFavorite
- Frank Brennan chats on CAAMA Radio. http://t.co/bIINreSHMQ 03:19:14 PM May 28, 2015 from Facebook ReplyRetweetFavorite
- Byron Bay’s Soli Bailey crowned Australian Indigenous Surfing Champion!
Former Australian Pro Junior Champion, Soli Bailey (Byron Bay, NSW) has been crowned Australian Indigenous Surfing Champion at Bells Beach today on Victoria’s Surf Coast.
Bailey was unstoppable throughout the event winning every heat on his way to the final knocking out reigning event champion Otis Carey (Coffs Harbour, NSW) in the Semi Finals.
The Final saw Bailey put Russell Molony (Central Coast, NSW) in a combination situation locking in the highest wave of the day, a 9.77(out of a possible 10). Bailey scored a heat total of 17.77 (out of a possible 20) to claim the coveted title.
- The Red Desert Dust Up….Weigh In!!!
Get ready Alice Springs Outback Boxing Presents Red Desert Dust Up and it’s about to get serious. Here is a preview of some of the fighters that will be in the boxing ring tomorrow.
- Power Training
A big crowd gathered to see Port Adelaide squeeze in one more training sessions before their Indigenous round match against the Melbourne Demons at TIO Traeger Park this weekend, with the Aboriginal AFL Academy joining in to get some great training tips.
- Melbourne Demons talk Trachoma at Ntaria
Photo Soucre: Melbourne FC, Trachoma
Local School children in the community of Ntaria were visited by Melbourne FC players who taught them about the importance of washing your hands and blowing your nose. While also, helping teach the prevention of Trachoma! Milpa even played a round of football with the students in what was a fun yet education day for the school children of Ntaria.
- News Wrap May 29: Australia Government Overlooks Sorry Day
This weeks wrap up:
Mixed reactions to National Reconciliation Week around the country, and NT Senator Nova Peris says Australian Parliament did not even acknowledge Sorry Day! Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion admits Aboriginal people are getting a ‘dodgy deal’ when it comes to Closing the Gap.
In other news, local aboriginal filmmaker Tom Sullivan won an award from Charles Darwin University for his rock throwing film “Choices”, BushMob make a music video with the help of Alice Springs police and Desert Pea Media, kids from the Small Groups centre make some amazing art for Caama’s new youth station C2, and Melbourne Demons midfielder Christian Petracca says the team is excited to play on a community oval when they take on Port Power this weekend!