More stories from the CAAMA team

  • 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!