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NITV calls for emerging Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander film-makers

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Formerly known as the Spirit Award, the Spirit Initiative includes a professional development opportunity with NITV in addition to the opportunity to produce a short documentary as part of NITV’s Our Stories(link is external). The winner will be flown to Sydney for a three week work experience placement where they will be mentored and trained by NITV’s experienced staff from a range of departments. They will then be commissioned to...

IRCA and B4BA call for Indigenous Digital Inclusion as a Closing the Gap measure

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

IRCA's General Manager Daniel Featherstone presented a letter to the Northern Territory Government calling on the Chief Minister to take a proposal to COAG for Indigenous Digital Inclusion to be added as a Closing the Gap measure. The letter from IRCA and the Broadband for the Bush Alliance, co-signed by 12 key national and NT organisations, argued that digital inclusion is both a pre-requisite and an enabler for the other Closing the Gap...

Current Government Consultations

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Consultation on Spectrum Legislation Department of Communications and the Arts. Submissions due by 28 July.  Proposals put forward by the Department in this consultation are: Remove the broadcasting services band (BSB) concept and Ministerial designations of BSBs and devolve responsibility for spectrum designations and high -level planning decisions to the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA). Ministerial policy...

Media Release - Remote connected and savvy

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

The Broadband for the Bush Alliance is hosting its sixth forum Remote Connected and Savvy! on 22 and 23 June 2017 at the Esplanade Hotel in Fremantle. The Alliance is a national membership-based organisation dedicated to advancing the digital capacity and capability of those who live and work in remote Australia. The Broadband for the Bush forum is being held in Western Australia this year, recognising the many voices across this vast state and...

Lutjurringkulala Nintiringama Ngapartji Ngapartji

Monday, July 3, 2017

Our team are at Irrunytju (Wingellina) WA working with NG Media in the planning meetings for the 19th Remote Indigenous Media Festival. The Festival will take place 25-30 September 2017. Find out more about the Festival and check out the 19RIMF Program. Earlybird registration closes Friday 28 July. Register Now(link is external) and save! Nominate for the Remote Indigenous Media Awards here. Photo: Roma Peterman and...

Our radio listeners come from across the whole community

Thursday, June 29, 2017

From the 2016 Remote Indigenous Communications and Media Audience Survey Remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander radio really knows its audiences. Remote radio has high acceptance across all demographic groups in remote communities. The regular listener demographic of RIMO Radio (80% of the survey population) aligns closely with the representation of age, gender and employment groups in remote communities.  Remote radio reaches a wide...