Tag Archives: Aboriginal Affairs

Red Desert Dust Up – Jason Lord Vs. Barry Handcock

Red Desert Dust Up – Lachlan Lake V. Darcy Kingdom

Red Desert Dust Up – Brett Taylor Vs Phil Miller

 

Red Desert Dust Up – Jared Ewin Vs Peter Geurts

Red Desert Dust Up – Chris Carroll Vs Scott Medwell

 

Melbourne Demons Vs Port Adelaide at TIO Treager Park

TIO Treager park was a flurry with action this afternoon as Port Adelaide took on Melbourne Demons! Joe Clarke and Damien Ryan were joined by Croc Media in a joint broadcast!

Relieve all the action of what happened at TIO Treager park as apart of the Indigenous Round!

23rd Anniversary of the Torres Strait flag!

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The son of the designer of the Torres Strait Islander flag has paid a moving tribute to his father on the 23rd anniversary of its creation.

Bullabee Bernard Namok junior a senior broadcaster with TEABA the Top End Aboriginal Broadcasting Association has shared the significance of the flag which he says is a part of his people’s identity

He told CAAMA that the colours and symbols on the flag signify the unity of Torres Strait Islanders everywhere and that being present at its creation holds a special place in his heart.

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.

 

Nurnakah Show 29-05-15

 

This week on Nurnakah we looked into same sex marriage as Ireland passes it referendum on legalising same sex marriage. Starlady came in to talk about the topic as well as reflecting on her time at the TEDx Talks in Sydney for those who missed the show last week!

It’s all about creating the dialogue when it comes to same sex marriage. Thea joined us as well to give her view about gay marriage and explained her reasons behind her views.

 

Port Adelaide Football Academy Super Training with Clontaf

 

Clontaf Supertraining took place in Alice Springs this morning with local students along side players from the Port Power Aboriginal AFL Academy.

The Clontarf Foundation helps improve the education, discipline, life skills, self-esteem and employment opportunities for young Aboriginal men and by doing so gives them essential skills to participate in society.

Aboriginal community Night Patrol helping keep Alice Springs safe!

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Aboriginal community night patrol CAAMA image

 

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.

National Sorry Day and Adelaide’s effort to reconcile.

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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 .