IRCA news

Wednesday 31 May 2017

IRCA has been surveying members and other stakeholders on:

Member service preferences Interest in the proposed IRCA Advisory Groups Possible new names for IRCA as it transitions to the national peak body.

The Survey will stay open until 30 June 2017, and is available at The final results will be made available in mid July.

Some trends are evident in the responses to date as presented here.


Friday 26 May 2017

MEDIA RELEASE- 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. 

Monday 15 May 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 number of goals aimed at ensuring Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ archival material survives well into the future.

Tuesday 9 May 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.

Wednesday 3 May 2017

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To be held at the

Doubletree by Hilton Hotel, Alice Springs Northern Territory

3.00– 4.00pm CST Wednesday 24 May 2017