Tag Archives: Alice Springs

Ntaria community show support for White Ribbon Day.

White Ribbon Day is a national day where communities from across the country come together to show support and acknowledge that violence against women is wrong and will not be accepted.  Hermannsberg community have come together to raise awareness having community police, Horse police unit, army, Gas Fields and Lows Ecological services take part in activities with the community and the school kids. Lorena Walker has a chat with fellow broadcaster Damien Williams.

Graeme Smith inducted into the 2014 AFLNT Hall of Fame.

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Graeme Smith and former Alice Springs footballer Gilbert McAdam have been inducted into the 2014 AFLNT Hall of Fame. Graeme recalls his first training session as a twelve year old for Rovers Football Club before his mum found out and went on to play for the green and gold Pioneer Football Club.

Over the years Graeme has won premierships and medals being a great role model to many young fellas in the CAFL. Although Greame showed great sportsmanship in AFL he also went on to represent Australia in Baseball.

 

Our heroes in orange!

Today was Wear Orange Wednesday, celebrating our local heroes in the Northern Territory Emergency Services! We found out more about the “orange family” of volunteers all around Australia, and all the great work they do. Mikaela Simpson has the story.

Community Health Workers Share Stories at ‘Our Health Our Way’ Conference

The two day ‘Our Health Our Way’ conference has come to a close in Alice Springs, and hundreds of health workers are leaving with even more determination to improve remote Aboriginal health in their communities. Here are some of the highlights from the conference, including special appearance from Minister for Health Robyn Lambley, Arrente Elder Amelia Turner, Actor Luke Carroll and our very own Warren H Williams.

Our Health, Our Way. AMSANT Conference held at the Convention Centre in Alice Springs.

 

The 8th AMSANT Indigenous Leadership Workshop and Conference is being held in Alice Springs this week where Aboriginal medical services from all over the Northern Territory have come together to talk about innovative projects to improve Aboriginal health. AMSANT is celebrating its 20th anniversary and 41 years since Central Australian Aboriginal Congress was established.

Waltja win 2014 Indigenous Governance Award for Indigenous Incorporated Organisation.

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Category A winner: Waltja Tjutangku Palyapayi Aboriginal Corporation. (L-R) Rachel Tilmouth, Kate Lawrence, Mick Dodson AM, April Martin, Wendy Brown. Credits: Wayne Quilliam

Waltja Tjutangku Palyapaui Aboriginal Corporation has won the Category A: Outstanding governance in an Indigenous incorporated organisation at the 2014 Indigenous Governance Awards winners.

Speaking on CAAMA Radio the acting CEO Kate Lawrence and Isabelle Gorey from Papunya talk to Lorena Walker about the Award and how important Waljta is to communities in Central Australia.

 

Blast from the Past: Pioneers Road to Victory

Pioneers Football Club is an important part of Alice Springs’ history since 1947. We’ve dug up some footage from the CAAMA archives showing the success of this family club in its peak.

Sistergirls and Brotherboys Celebrate at Pride Carnivale

Master Games 2014 Opens With a Bang!

6,000 people attended the Opening Ceremony of the 2014 Masters Games, with a parade through town, fireworks, and a concert headlined by Dragon and The Beatnix.

Traditional Owners protest John McDouall Stuart Statue

80 elders and concerned citizens joined a rally and smoking ceremony on friday to protest the recently errected statue of John McDouall Stuart, who massacred Arrente, Warlmanpa and Warumungu tribes only 150 years ago. Hear traditional owners share their views and family stories of the massacres, and learn the facts on why Stuart’s statue has a giant rifle… hint, it wasn’t for hunting.

Indigenous Marathon Project Squad named for the 2014 New York Marathon.

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The 2014 Indigenous Marathon Project Squad has now been named for the upcoming New York Marathon in November. Robert de Castella and the IMP team have selected 10 athletes to run in the worlds biggest marathon. Talking on CAAMA Radio Rob and four of the athletes Ruth Wallace, Adrian Dodson – Shaw, Elsie Belphina Seriat and Harold Matthew talk about their journey and what it means to be apart of the IMP project.

 

Oombulgurri community in Western Australia forcibly evicted for demolition!!!

In Western Australia where the State Government wants to start demolition on the Oombulgurri Community where community members were forcibly evicted.

Speaking on CAAMA Radio Tammy Solonec who is the Indigenous people’s rights manager at Amnesty International to tell us all about it.