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Inma Welcome to Country


Day One of the festival was opened by Traditional Owners with an Inma…Day Two will also have an Inma to the delight of visitors and special guests.

Crowds attend new Festival


Large crowds attended Day 1 of the Tjungu Festival at Yulara. Market stall’s and entertainment was the flavour with smiles on the faces of all attending…CAAMA Radio is broadcasting this event up till Saturday night..stay tuned.

Surge in Income Management cases in South Australia.

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South Australia’s Income Management action group says there has been a 700 per cent increase with forced Income management and the basics card in the shire of Playford in north, Adelaide.

Justin Fenwick and spokes person from the Stop The Income Management action group talk about ways in which we can manage our income and what needs to be done to ensure this roll out doesn’t affect any others who simply don’t need to be on it.

Marcus Corowa Band at Tjungu Festival 2014

A fantastic line-up of traditional and contemporary Indigenous musicians and bands including Shellie Morris, Casey Donovan, Warren H Williams and Marcus Corowa hit the stage at the Tjungu festival. Marcus Corowa is a Blues, Jazz & Funk Artist who will create a soulful sound for those attending.


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Tjungu Festival is a Celebration


This new festival is not all entertainment but also about aboriginal culture. Visitors will be treated to dance, song and hands on bush craft at Voyages Resort this weekend. CAAMA is here to bring to live to air this exciting event.

CAAMA Crew come together at New Tjungu Festival


CAAMA Radio, Music & Technical are working together this weekend at the Tjungu Festival held at Yulara. The inaugural Tjungu Festival 24 to 27 April 2014 at Voyages Ayers Rock Resort. Tjungu (pron. tjoo-ngoo), means meeting or coming together in local Anangu language, celebrates the best of Australian Indigenous culture.

Jack Charles vs The Crown……round 2 on CAAMA !

ILBIJERRI_JackCharles_photoby_BindiCole_small_landscape_homeMelbourne based Koori Elder  and veteran Aboriginal rights campaigner Jack Charles shares his thoughts on another Royal visit.

Jack is well credentialed to share his thoughts on British royalty having spent many years behind bars … at her Majesty’s pleasure.

Jack Charles vs The Crown…round 2 ON CAAMA Radio

 

New test for depression in older Aboriginal people.

Winthrop Professor Osvaldo Almeida ( photo courtesy UWA Centre for Medical Research)The creators of a new culturally acceptable screening tool which helps diagnose depression in older aboriginal people believe that it will allow the start of new processes in diagnosing a range of other mental health issues.

University of Western Australia’s Winthrop Professor Osvaldo Almeida  says he expects the tool will be useful to medical professionals and others who are working  in remote areas.

depression test for older aboriginal people

Uluru traditional owner says “enough is enough”.

Uncle Bob Randall CAAMA  photoSuggestions by the Federal Government that it will seek commercial adventures at both Uluru and Kakadu National Parks- including more camping options and seasonal visitor fees has angered  Uluru traditional owner and  Elder  Bob Randall who says “enough is enough”.

Uncle Bobby Randall, Leave Uluru Alone

 

The royal visit…….eyes of the world will be focussed on Uluru.

NT Minister  for Tourism Matt Conlan CAAMA  photo

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge  are coming to the Centre to visit one of he worlds natural wonders Uluru. While staying at the Rock the Royal Couple will be able to experience  the special magic that Uluru has to offer.

One Territorian who will have the chance to meet with with future King and Queen of England is Northern Territory Minister for Tourism Matt Conlan who shares his excitement  with CAAMA broadcaster Damien Williams.

Minister Matt Conlan

Students Meet With Royals

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It’s a chance of a life time to meet the royal family. Three lucky Centralian students will get the chance to do just that!

The three students from Central Australia will get the chance to get up close and personal with the royal couple. Alessandra Pecorari, Alice Springs local girl from Centralian Senior Collage expressed her excitement!

Justin Fenwick sat down with Alessandra a head of her meeting Wills and Kate.

Town Camp residents challenge grog laws again !

Alice Springs Town Camp residents  have  protested against laws which prevent them  from having a drink in their own homes.
The rally was organized by Four Corners, a men’s leadership group at Tangentyere which  is supported by the Intervention RollbackAction Group and the NT Greens.