IRCA news

Friday 15 April 2016


Indigenous Remote Communications Association announce digital mentoring project inDigiMOB 

A new digital mentoring project developed by the Indigenous Remote Communications Association (IRCA) was launched by the Hon. Bess Price, Minister for Local Government and Community Service in Arlparra on 15 April.

Monday 29 February 2016

The Community Broadcasting Foundation have announced a new structure and governance model. 

The CBF will transition to its new structure in 2016, and there will be new grant categories open for application in early 2017.  The CBF will be contacting stations with information about how to take advantage of these new grant opportunities and how you can get involved. 

Nominations for voluntary roles in the new structure open Tuesday 1 March and close at 1pm AEST on Monday 4 April, with new roles commencing on 1 July. 

Tuesday 9 February 2016

Indigenous Remote Communications Association (IRCA) are saddened to hear of the passing of our Board member Annette Victor.  Annette was on the IRCA Board dependably from 2007 –2011 holding the position of Treasurer and from 2013 up until her untimely passing.

She also served many years as Board member for PAKAM, ICTV, and AICA.

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At the National Remote Indigenous Media Festivals Annette received numerous awards over the years:-

Tuesday 15 December 2015

IRCA encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander media organisations and practitioners to participate in the AFTRS Skills survey to ensure that AFTRS plays an active role in supporting the development of the Indigenous media industry. 

Friday 23 October 2015

IRCA's Annual General Meeting was held recently during the 17th National Remote Indigenous Media Festival at Lajamanu, NT. IRCA would like to congratulate and welcome new Board members Gilmore Johnston and Simon Fisher and also congratulate Gilmore on being elected IRCA Chair. Gilmore works with Queensland Remote Aboriginal Media and has extensive experience in the remote Indigenous media industry.