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Radio apps released

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

You can now listen to the following IndigiTUBE radio stations on your Android or Apple device: Black Star Radio, CAAMA Alice Springs, PAKAM - Pilbara and Kimberley Aboriginal Media, 8PAW Radio Network, Radio '4 Meriba Wakai' (4MW), NG Media, PY Media - Radio 5NPY, Top End Aboriginal Bush Broadcasting Association (TEABBA). Some radio networks also have individual apps available. Visit the links below to download from the Apple appstore or Google...

Results of the IRCA Membership Survey

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

During May and June IRCA invited members to respond to a survey on matters relating to our transition to national peak body. The survey closed on June 30. We will be working with the results to guide services rollout, as well as take the next step for working with the sector on a new name.  Click on a chart to enlarge it for viewing. 

Media Release - Moving In One Direction

Friday, May 26, 2017

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander media workers and organisations from across Australia met up at the CONVERGE, the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Media Summit, in Alice Springs on Monday 22 May - Wednesday 24 May. Older and new generations shared their experiences, histories and dreams for the future of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander media industry.    The delegates came together to determine the...

Media Release - Looking back, looking forward

Friday, May 19, 2017

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander media workers and organisations from across Australia are meeting up in the central desert for CONVERGE, the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Media Summit. Hosted by Indigenous Remote Communications Association (IRCA) on Monday 22 - Wednesday 24 May, delegates will be welcomed to celebrate the rich culture of Eastern and Central Arrernte in the Opening Ceremony led by local Elder Kumalie Riley...

AIATSIS and IRCA formalise ties

Monday, May 15, 2017

The permanent preservation of, and access to, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples' cultural materials is the focus of a recently signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) and the Indigenous Remote Communications Association (IRCA). AIATSIS CEO (a/g) Craig Ritchie said the MOU formalises collaboration between the Institute and IRCA who share a...

REMOTE RADIO AND MOBILE CONNECTIVITY

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

The 2016 Remote Indigenous Media and Communications Survey highlighted the importance and value of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander radio to local communities. 80% of remote community members are regular listeners to the radio services provided through Remote Indigenous Media Organisations and Remote Indigenous Broadcasting Services. But for community members in areas without mobile connectivity, remote Aboriginal and Torres...