Remote Indigenous Media Festival

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Lutjurringkulala nintiringama ngapartji ngapartji

Come together to learn and share

Big country, big night skies and big Tjukurrpa. Take the red desert highway to Irrunytju (Wingellina) community in Western Australia for this year's 19th Remote Indigenous Media Festival. “Bring your swag and we’ll show you our country and culture in the desert” says Community Chairperson Chris Reid. The leaders of Irrunytju community and Ngaanyatjarra Media (NG Media) have welcomed the opportunity to co-host the Festival. Come together to learn with media workshops and forums. Come together to share in Ngaanyatjarra music, art and culture.

Sponsor the Festival

Become part of a powerful and connected vision!

The Remote Indigenous Media Festival is a unique opportunity to be part of an important event in the development of remote broadcasting and media production. We invite you to become a key partner for this year’s Festival and help build the remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander media industry towards confirming its place as a powerful and connected vision for generations to come.

Download the brochure for more information or contact us on 08 8952 6465 or manager@irca.net.au.

Accommodation

CAMPING ONLY!

Bring your own camp gear, or you can order what you need from IRCA: tent $70, mattress $55, bedding $65. The fee for camping is $10 per night/per person. All accommodation requirements MUST be booked – there will be no spare. For all travel and accommodation questions, contact Carmel Young via festival@irca.net.au or ring 0473 591 248.

MOBILE & INTERNET

Mobile coverage Telstra 3G. Please be mindful that congestion may be an issue.

Travel

BUS CHARTER

Alice Springs – Irrunytju
Fly to Alice Springs with Qantas or Virgin. Make sure to arrive to Alice Springs by Sunday 24 September for an early 7am departure to Irrunytju on Monday 25 September. Pick up from Mercure or Ibis Styles Hotels.
Irrunytju – Alice Springs
The bus will depart Irrunytju at 7am on Sunday 1 October and arrive to Alice Springs late that evening. One way $150 or $300 return.

DRIVING

If you are driving, we will provide you with Driving Information Sheets.

About Irrunytju

Irrunytju community is located near the tri-state border of WA, SA and NT with a population of approximately 150 people, mostly Pitjantjatjara. This year is the 25th anniversary of NG Media, which originated in 1992 as Irrunytju Media and was focussed on cultural video production and local BRACS radio. NG Media now supports 14 communities and runs a regional satellite radio Radio NGM, has a video production arm, a music program, and a vibrant network of community media centres which provide computer access and training.

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