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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- CEO of Port Adelaide Football Club Keith Thomas LIVE ON CAAMA! #caama #pafc http://t.co/gQQOF9owIH about 1 hour ago 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 about 2 hours ago from Facebook ReplyRetweetFavorite
- Yeuendumu, Ti Tree and Harts Range night patrol are assisting Alice Spring Police during this weekends AFL http://t.co/LIuZ2sYiWQ about 15 hours ago from Facebook ReplyRetweetFavorite
- Ten Frank minutes with a Living National Treasure. http://t.co/wE7VfhYtIa http://t.co/WxUDYSmfJj about 18 hours ago from Twitter Web Client ReplyRetweetFavorite
- Frank Brennan chats on CAAMA Radio. http://t.co/bIINreSHMQ about 18 hours ago from Facebook ReplyRetweetFavorite
- Reconciliation Australia... is it making a difference ? @RecAustralia http://t.co/UomMrJXNjD http://t.co/lHPCUb5zE1 06:38:17 PM May 27, 2015 from Twitter Web Client ReplyRetweetFavorite
- Reconciliation Australia... is it making a difference ? http://t.co/lAeYoxYu8b 06:31:13 PM May 27, 2015 from Facebook ReplyRetweetFavorite
- Adelaide City Council promotes engagement and guidance on National Sorry Day. http://t.co/AmFIgcUU6k 06:16:15 PM May 27, 2015 from Twitter Web Client ReplyRetweetFavorite
- Adelaide City Council promotes engagement and guidance ! http://t.co/WDp63SPmZX 06:13:10 PM May 27, 2015 from Facebook ReplyRetweetFavorite
- Sorry Day needs to become a central part of the national conscience....Celeste Liddle. http://t.co/UfbEsS6OxN 06:08:18 PM May 26, 2015 from Facebook ReplyRetweetFavorite
- Aboriginal community Night Patrol helping keep Alice Springs safe!
Night patrol crews from three Central Australian Aboriginal communities have travelled to Alice Springs to assist local authorities during this weekends national AFL game at Traeger Park.
The three night patrols from Yuendumu, Ti Tree and Harts Range are a highly valued service in the Desert Regional Council according to John Gaynor the community service director.
Mr Gaynor says established relationships within the communities allow the night patrols to engage and communicate with country men and women. He went on to acknowledge the efforts of night patrols at other major events such as the Alice Springs show, where their main focus is on the safety of community members.
- Ten Frank minutes with a Living National Treasure….
Frank Brennan is a leading Australian thinker and commentator on legal and human rights issues. His new book, No Small Change, is a vital contribution to our understanding of Aboriginal and Torres strait Islander issues.
He chats with Paul Wiles on Strong Voices …..
- Reconciliation Australia… is it making a difference ?
The co-chair of Reconciliation Australia admits there is still a long way to go until true reconciliation is achieved …but the movement is making a difference in what is an important conversation..
Presenting the Reconciliation Action Plan impact measurement statement at the start of National Reconciliation Week .. Melinda Cilento says while the process is not easy… they are starting to see some progress..
Melinda Cilento is a non-executive director with Woodside Petroleum. She has previously held senior positions with the Business Council of Australia (BCA) and Commonwealth Department of Treasury.
- National Sorry Day and Adelaide’s effort to reconcile.
National Sorry Day commemorations across the country have reflected on the Stolen Generations and the mistreatment of Aboriginal people over the years. Wednesday marked the start of Reconciliation Week…. an important period for Australia as a nation.
The Reconciliation Committee of the Adelaide City Council has worked along side the community since 1997. The committee was formed to engage with the traditional Kaurna people of Adelaide for indigenous guidance and relationship building.
Priscilla Corbell a Council member for the south ward of the Adelaide City Council and a member of the City Council Reconciliation Committee discusses the ongoing efforts toward reconciliation .
- How can Aboriginal people use property to enter the economy
Around 60 Aboriginal leaders from across the Country gathered in the in town of Broome in the Kimberley reign of Western Australia to discuss economic development, expecting 10 to 15 people to show up to the discussion it gave Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commission and the leaders the opportunity to talk about a wide range of issues that face Aboriginal and Islander people today.
Social Justice Commissioner Mick Gooda questions ” how we [society] can actually pull away some of the restrictions that impact on people” wanting to develop their land in whatever way they see fit.