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Mental health expert discusses control… and how it can impact !

Prof. Tim Carey caama photo“Behavior emerges from the natural properties of control systems as they interact with their environment. In engineering, control has been well explained only since the 1930′s. In the life sciences of today, control is not yet part of the explanation for behavior.” -explanation of Perceptual Control Theory.

Professor Tim Carey  is a psychologist specializing in clinical psychology with a background in  special education, and behavior management. Tim’s PhD topic explored the prevalence of counter control in primary school settings and he has continued to investigate the importance of control to psychological well being across a range of contexts.

Tim Carey


We cannot ignore the human question of the debate …Race Discrimination Commissioner.

Race Discrimination Commissioner Dr  Tim Soutphommasane with Aboriginal  rights campaigner Adam Goodes......A new poll showing 88% of respondents disagree with the idea  that it should be lawful to offend, insult or humiliate a person on the basis of race is further evidence that changes to the Racial Discrimination Act are unwarranted and unwanted according to  Australia’s Race Discrimination Commissioner, Tim Soutphommasane.

A first-generation Australian of Chinese and Lao extraction, Dr Soutphommasane was raised in southwest Sydney. He completed his Doctor of Philosophy at the University of Oxford, from where he also holds a Master of Philosophy degree.

Race Relations Commissioner Dr Tim Soutphommasane changes to racial vilification law

Corporate Australia Challenged…


Photo Courtesy: http://www.alantudge.com.au

Tony Abbott’s Parliamentary Secretary for Indigenous Affairs have called on corporate Australia, to take a bigger role in closing the employment gap after it was revealed 1.3% of all private sector employees were Aboriginal.

Mr Tudge says greater efforts should be made to increase the rates of employment of Australia’s First Peoples.

Alan Tudge


Chairman of NACCHO talks on CAAMA Radio


Justin Mohamed the Chairman of the National Aboriginal Community controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO)  thinks the Government should re-think changing the federal race discrimination laws.

Mining is On the Cards!


Mining is a big issue and has been at the fore over the last few weeks. There may reason for concern for Traditional owners as the Territory has shot up the global mining attractiveness ranks and is gaining international attention as a province of vast potential.

Minister for Mines and Energy Willem Westra Van Holthe said that Globally we were ranked 6th out of 112 provinces. Some people have raised their concerns saying that the Territory is not open for business.

Justin Fenwick sat down with the Minister to express his concerns about mining the NT.

Happy Harmony Day from Caama Radio!


National Close The Gap Day Alice Springs 2014

Around 150,000 Australians are expected to join this year’s National Close the Gap Day on the 20 March a day which excerices the high importance of closing the life expectancy gap between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples within a generation.

Intellectually Impaired Aboriginal Peoples vs. the Justice System: A Story of Unfair Treatment


photo courtesy: watoday.com.au

An investigation has revealed dozens of intellectually disabled Aboriginal people being kept in prison indefinitely because of a lack of proper health care facilities.

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IAD Orentation Day.

Today the Institute of Aboriginal Development here in Alice Springs had an Orientation Day for students. IAD courses offered in Term 1 are commencing on the 24th March 2014.

BSB10112 Cert 1 in Business

FSK10113 Cert 1 in Access to Vocational Pathways

ICA10111 Cert 1 in Information, Digital Media and Technology

For more information please contact IAD on 08 8951 1311.




Desert Smart Challenge

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Photo Courtesy of Desert Smart Cool Mob.

The desert smart cool mob are challenging Central Australians to be Desert Smart.The Desert Smart challenge aims to teach locals how to cut their carbon foot prints down and help them save a bit of money at the same time.the challenge will be run over ten weeks and there will be some great prizes to win along the way.  to tell us more about the challenge Damien Williams has a chat to Hayley Michener.

Visit to IMANPA

Trip to IMANPA was full of Fun and Laughs with the Children of IMANPA School and Gary Mumu putting out a Great Show throughout the CAAMA Network………………….

Anti discrimination commissioner Sally Sievers talk about domestic violence


Sally Sievers the Anti Discrimination Commissioner come into CAAMA and spoke with Marrisa Wollogorang.