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Certificate III in Screen & Media

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Batchelor Institute will be delivering Certificate III in Screen & Media in Alice Springs next year. Delivery will be based at the DPC campus. The course will run over four two week blocks starting on 19 February 2018 and finishing on 25 May 2018. You will learn a range of industry skills including basic audio recording and editing, and radio presentation skills. You can contact Batchelor Institute for more information.  Freecall:...

inDigiMOB PROJECT RAMPS UP

Monday, December 11, 2017

It has been a busy tail end of the year for the inDigiMOB project. Digitial inclusion activities continue in five Alice Springs town camps, Yuendumu and Yuelamu, with more communities coming on-line in late 2017 and early 2018. The inDigiMOB project kicked-off in 2016 and the team has been steadily working away throughout this year. The project is all about improving digital inclusion for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in remote...

A Pioneer in First Nations Filmmaking

Thursday, December 7, 2017

We are saddened by the loss of Mr Bostock, a pioneer in First Nations filmmaking in this country. We send our condolences to his loved ones at this difficult time. Mr Bostock was a tireless voice for First Nations people, inspiring and mentoring those who walked with him and those who followed him. A Bundjalung man from Box River Reserve in New South Wales, Mr Bostock was unable to read or write when he left school at just 13. Undeterred, he...

NAIDOC 2018: BECAUSE OF HER, WE CAN!

Thursday, November 9, 2017

NAIDOC 2018: BECAUSE OF HER, WE CAN! Next year NAIDOC week will honour and celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and will be held nationally from Sunday, July 8, until Sunday, July 15. "For at least 65,000 years, Indigenous women have carried our dreaming stories, songlines, languages and knowledge that have kept our culture strong and enriched us as the oldest continuing culture on the planet. As leaders, trailblazers,...

Media Release - Yokai Yarning– Information for Stolen Generations Survivors

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Yokai Yarning, a media information service for Aboriginal Stolen Generations Survivors, has just been launched and is now available on the internet at www.yokai.com.au. “We’re embracing new technology and social media to get vital information to elderly and infirm Stolen Generations Survivors and their families, many of whom find it difficult to travel to meetings and forums. It will contain news and information that is relevant to our target...

News from the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA)

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

The ACMA has recently released its Five-year spectrum outlook, 2017–21 (FYSO). The document outlines the areas of work that the ACMA is proposing in relation to spectrum usage and planning across current and emerging spectrum availability in Australia. For the first time the ACMA is using the FYSO as a consultation document. The ACMA intends to continue this practice in all future FYSO releases, and sees the FYSO as an important part of industry...