Media Release - First Nations Media Matters

Friday, February 2, 2018

Yuggera Nation (Brisbane) is the next meeting ground for CONVERGE; First Nations Media National Conference. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander media professionals and organisations are gathering on the shores of Maiwar (Brisbane River) at the State Library of Queensland from the 13 to 15 March.

Statement from Skinnyfish Music regarding Gurrumul Yunupingu

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

The final funeral ceremony for Gurrumul Yunupingu occurred on 24 November at Galiwin’ku, Elcho Island. The passing of any Yolngu person is usually accompanied by strict traditional protocols which preclude the use of the deceased’s name. The immediate family of Gurrumul have been clear throughout the grieving process that the contribution he made and continues to make to Australian and Yolngu cultural life should not be forgotten. The family...


Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Sending our condolences to family, friends and colleagues. 'It is with great sadness that we at 3CR acknowledge the passing of Gilla McGuinness on Tuesday 9th Jan 2018. Gilla was a well loved and respected 3CR broadcaster and will be greatly missed at the station by programmers, volunteers and staff. We offer our heart-felt condolences to Johnny Mac and family. Gilla made an enormous contribution to broadcasting at the station. In the...

Job Opportunities at IRCA

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

  inDigiMOB Digital Project Coordinator F/T   The inDigiMOB project is a partnership between IRCA and Telstra that supports digital inclusion for Aboriginal people living in remote NT communities.  We are looking for a new team member with strong digital, ICT and project coordination skills, who also has experience working with remote communities.   More information about this position can be found here. To apply submit your...

What’s Happening in 2018

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

(i)    CONVERGE NATIONAL INDUSTRY CONFERENCE, BRISBANE The National Industry Conference and AGM will be held at The Edge, State Library of Queensland on 14-15 March. The opening night and traditional welcome will be hosted by BIMA 4AAA on Tuesday evening 13 March.    (ii)   BROADBAND FOR THE BUSH FORUM AND INDIGENOUS FOCUS DAY, DARWIN  Will be held at Charles Darwin University, Darwin...

IRCA Out and About

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

IRCA Board and staff reps have been out and about over the last month, attending conferences and meeting with members, government and stakeholders: 1.     CBAA CONFERENCE, GOLD COAST, 9-12 NOVEMBER IRCA Chairperson Dot West and staff Daniel Featherstone (GM), Jennifer Nixon (AM) and Susan Locke (Research and Policy) attended the recent CBAA conference. Dot was on the debate panel on Day 1 of the conference, and...