IRCA transitions to National Peak Body

Established in 2001, Indigenous Remote Communications Association (IRCA) is currently expanding its role and representation to become the national peak body for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander broadcasting, media and communications industry. In October 2016, IRCA changed its Constitution to reflect this expanded role and move to an organisational membership model. Building upon its current remote sector representation, IRCA is now inviting regional and urban Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander media and broadcasting organisations, as well as individual Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander media practitioners, to join IRCA in providing a cohesive voice for this diverse and innovative sector.  



Latest news

Monday 27 February 2017

The 2016 Remote Indigenous Media and Communications Survey shows a lot about women’s connections with remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander radio. It also shows a lot about men’s connection with radio as well as people in the 18-39 and 40 plus age groups. We are starting this month with women’s radio listening preferences. Each month from now we’ll be profiling key findings for different population groups. IRCA is currently developing a full report on the Survey outcomes for the remote sector.

NG Media
Wednesday 22 February 2017

The Remote Indigenous Media Festival is heading back to the desert this year. IRCA General Manager Daniel Featherstone has just met with leaders of Ngaanyatjarra (NG) Media and Irrunytju (Wingellina) community in WA, and the community have welcomed the opportunity to host this year’s annual festival in late September. 
NG Media chairpersons Colin Nelson and Daisy O’Byrne said they have enjoyed attending the Festival in other regions and are now looking forward to hosting remote media workers and delegates from across Australia for a week of learning, sharing and celebrating.