CAAMA News 9-05-14

9th May 2014

CAAMA news team : Paul Wiles, Pam Reilly, Justin Fenwick, Damien Williams.

A veteran Central Australian remote broadcaster has urged the Government to maintain funding to the community sector and says that when his people hear their language on radio it makes them feel proud to be Aboriginal.

Over to Qld where the first Aboriginal woman to run a commercial cattle station has spoken of the strength that family provided in helping her become successful.

To Western Australia where an Aboriginal law graduate has been appointed to a new role at Amnesty International. Tammy Salonec is a a Director of the National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples and Executive assistant of NAIDOC in Perth. Her new role will see her tackling the rising levels of juvenile incarceration.