IRCA News

Speaking to Country, Speaking from Country - PRESS RELEASE

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

17th National Remote Indigenous Media Festival wraps up in Lajamanu 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...

Press Release - 17th National Remote Indigenous Media Festival

Thursday, September 24, 2015

PRESS RELEASE 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 2015 National Remote Indigenous Media Festival will be held in Lajamanu NT, and hosted by the Indigenous Remote Communications...

IRCA to become National Peak Body

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

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.  Minister Scullion has advised that the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet will only fund one peak body from that time.  He invited IRCA to take on the expanded role and determine the best...

17th National Remote Indigenous Media Festival Invitation

Monday, August 31, 2015

An invitation to the 17th National Remote Indigenous Media Festival from Maxwell Japanangka Tasman and PAW Media and Communications! 17th National Remote Indigenous Media Festival from PAW Media on Vimeo.

What's been happening in remote Indigenous radio?

Monday, August 31, 2015

The National Indigenous Music Awards were broadcast live nationally by TEABBA Radio. There were some great performances by B2M, Blekbala Mujik, Gurrumul and East Journey. You can listen to the full five and half hour broadcast here. PAW Radio broadcasted during Yuendumu Sports Weekend. Congratulations to Noel Heenan on some great football commentary! There have also been regular shows broadcasting from Yuelamu, Lajamanu...

IRCA Membership

Friday, May 29, 2015

The IRCA Board is pleased to announce they are now accepting applications for Associate Membership following ORIC's approval of changes to the IRCA rule book. IRCA now has two levels of membership. Individual Membership (Ordinary Member) applications are open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander media practicioners (18 years and older) working in remote media and communications. [read more] Associate Membership ...