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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- Aboriginal leaders say the time is now for Constitutional Recognition
According to Aboriginal leaders who met with the Prime Minister and opposition leader. Constitutional recognition is a step forward for Aboriginal people but there is still a long way to go to a national referendum.
Selected representatives who took part in discussions at Kirribilli House on Monday with Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Opposition Leader Bill Shorten have caused upset within their communities after sticking to their comments that constitutional recognition is a move forward for a brighter future.
- 2015 Kullarri NAIDOC person of the year
Adrian Dodson-Shaw has many accolades under his belt, among those he was the first Aboriginal person to run in the North Pole Marathon and he also was a part of the legendary Indigenous Marathon Project completing one of the most prestigious events the New York marathon.
Now he has another trophy to add to his cabinet after being awarded the 2015 Kullarri NAIDOC person of the year and he shares his excitement with CAAMA Radio.
- We need to move forward and this is the future
According to the Prime Minister the time is now and Australia is ready for Australia to recognise Aboriginal people in the Australian Constitution.
A joint select group of Aboriginal leaders including the likes of Nova Peris, Marcia Langton, Gail Mabo, Kirstie Parker, Lez Meltzer and Professor Pat Dodson. The aim to find a way forward to a referendum in 2017.
While the group of 40 leaders met at Kirribilli House Aboriginal Rights Campaigners took to the front claiming they didn’t want constitutional recognition; rather they want a treaty for Aboriginal people among those veteran Aboriginal Rights Campaigner Jenny Munroe.
Speaking on CAAMA Radio Professor Pat Dodson says that in order to move forward Aboriginal people must start working together to ensure everyone is on the same page as the nation gets closer to a referendum in 2017.
- Royal Commission into institutional child sex abuse
The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse resumed the second stage of its investigation last Monday. A public hearing was held in Sydney where carers and service providers gave evidence in response to allegations of child sexual abuse occurring in out-of-home care.
Jim Morrison a Nyoongar man from Western Australia and community engagement officer for the National Stolen Generations Alliance attended the public hearing in Sydney and joins us on CAAMA radio to talk about the Royal Commission.
- NAIDOC 2015: We All Stand On Sacred Ground, Learn Respect Celebrate!
The theme for NAIDOC 2015 is We All Stand On Sacred Ground: Learn, Respect, Celebrate and couldn’t be better suited as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australia continues to strengthen their culture.
The NAIDOC Committee which stands for National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee, was started in the early 1900’s sought to increase awareness in the wider community of the status and treatment of Indigenous Australians.
National NAIDOC Co-Chair, Ben Mitchell told CAAMA Radio the week celebrations is for all people residing in Australia to be part of.