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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- Strong Words From The Group Behind Melbourne Protests on Australia Day
The Warriors for Aboriginal Resistence teamed up with the First Nations League to organise the huge protest that interrupted official Australia Day celebrations in Melbourne this week.
Hear their strong voices speak out about Aboriginal rights and why they can’t accept Australia Day, and get the inside view of the protests!
- Survival Day in Alice Springs 2015
- Nyoongar Mob cross Nullarbor to share their struggle !
Western Australian Nyoongar human rights campaigner Marianne McKay says it was important for her people to be a part of national unity protest action on Survival Day in Canberra…. to alert the country about what is happening in the west.
A group of thirty supporters made the long journey across the Nullarbor to voice their concerns about Western Australian Premier Colin Barnett’s recent announcement that he intends to close down more than a hundred and fifty remote Aboriginal communities .
- Protestors in Melbourne Disrupt Official Australia Day Parade
Hundreds of protesters interrupted the official Australia Day parade on Swanson Street in Melbourne to advocate for Aboriginal rights. The group broke through police barriers to follow the parade, shouting “always was, always will be Aboriginal land”.
A smaller group Aboriginal people held a smoke ceremony and played didgeridoo in a circle near the intersection of Collins and Swanson Streets, while the protestors continued on to Birrarung Marr – a traditional meeting place for the local Aboriginal community – where a corroboree and speeches were held.
- Backstage @ Golden Guitars – All Smiles
Singer-songwriter Luke O’Shea was the big winner at the 43rd Country Music Awards, picking up three gongs including Male Artist of the Year for his album Sing You Up. Back stage the Winners where emotional, ecstatic and just plan overwhelmed with emotion at claiming one or more of these prestige’s awards.
CAAMA Radio broadcast this event live to air around Australia.