Last week 180 remote media workers and industry partners from across Australia gathered in Lajamanu community on Gurindji and Warlpiri Country for the 17th National Remote Indigenous Media Festival. The Festival was co-hosted by the Indigenous Remote Communications Association (IRCA) in partnership with Pintubi Anmatjerre Warlpiri (PAW) Media and Indigenous Community Television (ICTV).
PRESS RELEASE 24 September 2015
17th National Remote Indigenous Media Festival
Lajamanu, NT | 27 September – 2 October 2015
200 remote media workers and industry guests from across Australia will gather in Gurindji and Warlpiri Country for an exciting 5 day program under the theme of “Speaking to Country, Speaking from Country”.
The Indigenous Remote Communications Association has been asked to expand from its current role as a peak body for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander media and communications in remote Australia to become a national peak body from July 2016.
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IRCA held meetings this week with Board Members and RIMO Managers and Staff in Alice Springs. Representatives of all eight Remote Indigenous Media Organisations were in attendance (QRAM, TSIMA, PAW Media, PY Media, NG Media, TEABBA and PAKAM).
The IRCA Board are also undertaking further governance training and strategic planning over the next few days.