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Outback to the Coast


CAAMA’s Remote Broadcasters are on a journey from the Desert to the Sea travelling to the Remote Idigenous Festival

Viral hepatitis impacting Indigenous communities around the world.

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In a world first indigenous people have travelledl to Central Australia to discuss  viral hepatitis and how it is  impacting indigenous communities on a global scale.James Ward from  Baker IDI talks to Lorena Walker on Strong Voices CAAMA Radio.

More cuts to Education programs and Aboriginal employment.



Aboriginal nurses and midwives have called on the Federal Government to reconsider cuts to University Scholarship programs. Speaking on CAAMA Radio the President of the Congress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses and Midwives Shane Mohor shares his concerns about what impact it will have towards closing the gap.

Spitfires win 2014 Barkly AFL Grand Final against Elliot Hawks.

Tennant Creek put on a show at the 2014 Barkly AFL Grand Final where the Sporties Spitfires took home the premiership flag against the Elliot Hawks.

2014 Bush Bands Bash Rocks the Alice

The 2014 Bush Bands Bash was a big success starting off with a showcase from the Desert Divas a unique program of workshops in song writing and performance skills for aspiring young Aboriginal female musicians. There were six bands performing from six different communities. The bands for this year’s line up were Barkly Boys, Kiwirrkurra Band, Musgrave, North Tanami Band and Rayella with special guests Running Water and Blekbala Mujik. CAAMA Radio broadcast live so many could listen from home while others enjoyed the sounds from Snow Kenna Park.


John Williamson….new book and 50th album

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New Deputy Chief Minister wants the CLP to get back on track !

The Territory Opposition says the revolving door of CLP Deputy Chief Ministers continues following the appointment of Peter Chandler as the fourth Deputy Chief Minister in two years.

The Country Liberal Party has appointed Education Minister Peter Chandler as the new Deputy replacing Dave Tollner. Mr Chandler says he looks forward to getting back on track and creating opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Our world changed into a nightmare… overnight !

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The Chair of the Prime Ministers Indigenous Advisory Council says the arrival of the First Fleet and subsequent colonisation of Australia was a defining moment, because it changed the world of his people into a nightmare… overnight.

Warren Mundine was responding to claims made by Mr Abbott late last week that the arrival of the First Fleet was THE defining moment in the history of this continent.

Friday Afternoon with Kenny

Kenny Windley bringing a cheer to everybody’s Friday afternoon “Live” in the CAAMA Studios

The CEO of the Lowitja Institute talks on CAAMA Radio.


Romlie Mokak is the Chief Executive Officer at the Lowitja Institute based in Melbourne. After working in the public sector for the past 15 years he encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to study in the medical sector and become health professionals. Lorena Walker has a chat with him on strong Voices.

Ray Jackson talks about the recent Death of a young women in police custody in WA.

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The president of the Indigenous Social Justice Association Ray Jackson raises his concern about the Death in Custody of a young Aboriginal women in Western Australia. Lorena Walker chats with Ray on Strong Voices.



Whitegate mob plea for help to stay on their land !

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Traditional owners of an Alice Springs town camp have urged the Giles CLP Government to work with them….rather than trying to force them off their own land.

Residents of the Whitegate camp on the eastern boundary of the town had their water supply turned off last week… as part of what they say is an ongoing campaign to force them to relocate to another nearby camp.

Felicity Hayes – Snr woman at the camp told CAAMA she believes there are other reasons behind the push to relocate then to another camp.

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