Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Indigenous actor and writer, Steven Oliver, takes to video in #OURMOB, a new social media campaign tackling youth suicide in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.   Oliver, a descendent of the Kuku Yalanji, Gangalidda, Waanyi, Woppaburra, Biripi and Bundjalung peoples, was engaged by Brisbane Indigenous Media Association with support by nib foundation to work on the campaign. Oliver, who is also an Ambassador for R U Okay Day,...

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST - First Nations Media Peak Body Rebrand

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

First Nations Media Peak Body Rebrand Submissions close 5pm Wednesday 25 April 2018 Indigenous Remote Communications Association (IRCA) has expanded its role and representation to become the national peak body for the First Nations media industry. This includes the transition to the newly elected name: First Nations Media Australia. The industry has diversified significantly and embraces all the mediums Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are...

Media Release - First Nations Media Push Against the Tide

Thursday, March 22, 2018

The responsibility of First Nations media to push against the tide of mainstream dialogues about and on behalf of First Nations people was a recurring theme at last week's CONVERGE conference in Brisbane, 13-15 March. Indigenous Remote Communications Association (IRCA) held the First Nations Media National Conference with event host Brisbane Indigenous Media Association (BIMA), where around 100 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander media...


Wednesday, March 21, 2018

By Marley Amphlett On the 15th of March 2018 100.9fm Noongar Radio was presented with the illustrious Ruby Hutchinson Award for raising consumer awareness through the media. This prestigious award is granted to journalists or media organisations who inform their audience about their rights, value and safety when choosing to purchase goods and services. Ruby Hutchinson is the founder of CHOICE, formerly known as the Australasian Consumers...


Tuesday, March 13, 2018

We are seeking applications for the position of Research & Policy Officer. The successful applicant will support the General Manager in policy submissions and development, and carry out research to assist in collating evidence base for First Nations Media Industry to support and expand the Industry. Join our small dynamic team. Bring your excellent skills in research and policy to support empowerment and voice to Aboriginal and Torres Strait...

Media Release - Our Media Matters

Friday, March 9, 2018

The voice of First Nations media will be heard loud and strong when Indigenous Remote Communications Association (IRCA), the peak body for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander media, holds its national conference next week from 13-15 March.