Supporting remote Indigenous media and communications

IRCA is the peak body that represents and advocates for the media and communications interests of remote and very remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in Australia.  IRCA promotes the important role played by remote Indigenous media in maintaining language and culture and providing tools for self-representation and community development.  IRCA supports remote Indigenous media organisations (RIMOs) that have played a key role in the development of the remote media and communications industry in Australia.

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Tuesday 12 July 2016

The Festival Documentary from the 17th National Remote Indigenous Media Festival at Lajamanu is now up on our Vimeo channel.

The film was shot during the festival by Julie-Anne Bennett, Anna Cadden, Talissa Kinley, Karmelliah McKenzie, Rowena Potts and Rachael Hocking. Edited by Anna Cadden.

Music by Lajamanu Teenage Band and the North Tanami Band.

 

Thursday 16 June 2016

This year’s Indigenous Focus Day (IFD) saw 64 delegates from around Australia get together at the State Library of Queensland in Brisbane on 7 June, a day before the fifth annual Broadband for the Bush Forum.

The aim of the day was to promote digital inclusion projects and address the opportunities for, and obstacles to, the digital inclusion of Indigenous Australians and organisations. The event was hosted by the Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) and the Indigenous Remote Communications Association (IRCA).

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