The next 48 hours could change some people’s lives. A current cyclone warning is being sent out by the bureau of meteorology for residents living in the Cape York Peninsular, Cape Keeweer and Pormapuraaw.
Graeme King from from the Darwin Weather Bureau says residents should be on alert. He says that there is a possibility the cyclone could strengthen and people should be more concerned about the unpredictability of the storm.
Chrissy Grant the Deputy Chair of Tony Abotts’ Indigenous Advisory Council has called on the Government to improve outcomes in the health sector.
Professor of Indigenous Heath and Education at the University of Wollongong, Ngiare Brown, says that her concerns are around any potential cuts to education and health.
It’s game on! The DesertSMART challenge begins on March 17. The challenge encourges locals to learn how to reduce their home’s carbon footrpint.
Running over a 10 week period the program covers topics from water usage to how to save on your power bills. Hayley Michener from the DesterSMART Mob told CAAMA Radio that the challange is all about being sustainable at home.
New RIBS Broadcasters from Aputula Warrie, Ursula and Samuel participated in Radio Broadcasting training ………A great success over the 2 days training which attracted future trainees…………Bright prospects for the Broadcasters at Aputula
CAAMA News team: Paul Wiles, Pam Reilly, Damien Williams.
The global significance of Aboriginal rock art at Western Australia’s Burrup Peninsula would guarantee it world heritage listing in any other country …according to a veteran Australian anthropologist with over 40 years experience.
Northern Territory farmers are being given a helping hand with a new package on offer from the NT Government.
A veteran Northern Territory Aboriginal rights campaigner who has climbed the heights of mainstream academia while maintaining ” a fire in the belly ” for the rights of his people, has questioned the Abbott Governments primary focus on school attendance as the best way of closing the disadvantage gap between his people and mainstream society.
INCOMING Canberra University chancellor Dr Tom Calma talks to Paul Wiles about some of the issues which impact on the education of Aborignal children in remote communities.
The radio trainees Doris, Jillian, Stephanie,layla and Lisa at Titjikala were fantastic and we all had alot of fun last week learning how to operate the RIBS studio, and how to be the best broadcaster we can be.
Paul and Valdwyn worked hard for two days on new broadcasting training at Utju this week.
Valdwyn did so well that with the assistance of Jonathon Doolan and Paul, she put a program to air for two hours after the training.
Jonathon Doolan the CAAMA RIBS broadcaster from Utju, and Debra Claude the CAAMA RIBS broadcaster from Titjikala with her partner Malcolm visited CAAMA and were happy to be photographed with the ‘Excellence In Training Award’ won by CAAMA RIBS at the recent CBAA awards in Sydney.