IRCA News

NAIDOC 2018: BECAUSE OF HER, WE CAN!

Thursday, November 9, 2017

NAIDOC 2018: BECAUSE OF HER, WE CAN! Next year NAIDOC week will honour and celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and will be held nationally from Sunday, July 8, until Sunday, July 15. "For at least 65,000 years, Indigenous women have carried our dreaming stories, songlines, languages and knowledge that have kept our culture strong and enriched us as the oldest continuing culture on the planet. As leaders, trailblazers,...

Media Release - Yokai Yarning– Information for Stolen Generations Survivors

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Yokai Yarning, a media information service for Aboriginal Stolen Generations Survivors, has just been launched and is now available on the internet at www.yokai.com.au. “We’re embracing new technology and social media to get vital information to elderly and infirm Stolen Generations Survivors and their families, many of whom find it difficult to travel to meetings and forums. It will contain news and information that is relevant to our target...

Call for Expressions of Interest for Membership of IRCA Advisory Groups

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

IRCA is calling for Expressions of Interest from interested people with the appropriate skills and experience to nominate for two initial Advisory Groups on: Radio content sharing Employment and skills development The aim of these Advisory Groups is to share knowledge and ideas and support development of relevant policies and strategies for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander broadcasting, media and communications. The Advisory Groups will...

News from the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA)

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

The ACMA has recently released its Five-year spectrum outlook, 2017–21 (FYSO). The document outlines the areas of work that the ACMA is proposing in relation to spectrum usage and planning across current and emerging spectrum availability in Australia. For the first time the ACMA is using the FYSO as a consultation document. The ACMA intends to continue this practice in all future FYSO releases, and sees the FYSO as an important part of industry...

IRCA Update: Building jobs and skills

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

IRCA has long advocated for improved funding and opportunities to increase employment, skills development and career pathways within our sector. This was identified as a high priority at the CONVERGE Summit in May and in our sector consultation. Leading in to 2018, IRCA will be seeking your involvement in addressing employment and skills development through: Setting up a sector Advisory group on Employment and Skills Development (see...

RE-CONVERGE EVENT COORDINATOR P/T (0.4)

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

IRCA is seeking a part time Event Coordinator to plan our National Conference to be held in Brisbane on 13-15 March 2018. Duty Statement available from asstmgr@irca.net.au. To apply submit your CV and a cover letter outlining your previous experience to asstmgr@irca.net.au. For more information contact IRCA on 8952 6465. Closing date Friday 17 November 2017.